Director of Facilities Planning (Administrator II) (533498)

San Diego State University
November 5, 2023
San Diego, CA
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Position Summary

The Director of Facilities Planning is responsible for administrative duties with campus-wide impact, including Campus Strategic and Master Plan Management and Capital Program Development, Facilities Design, and Facilities Data and Records Oversight. The Director shall collaborate with the Director of Construction on all facets of the office operations including the planning, design, budgeting and construction management, and execution of the various Capital Outlay Programs. The Director shall work closely with the Executive Director of Facilities Services to ensure all projects meet the operational and technical requirements required for the efficient operations of SDSU's academic and research facility needs. More specifically the Director shall take the lead on subject matters and expertise in all facets involving the areas of campus facilities planning including performance or delegation of responsibility for the roles of Campus Building Coordinator.

Responsibilities of the Director of Facilities Planning include but are not limited to:

  • Provide the lead role in campus policy coordination for the assessment, development, dispersal, and implementation of overall Campus Strategic and Master Planning concepts and efforts relative to physical growth and development.
  • Provide analysis and evaluation of academic and research program needs, and campus community growth and change impacts as they affect comprehensive Campus Strategic and Master Planning efforts.
  • Determine long-range facility needs using forecasts and estimating techniques including evaluation and selection of suitable physical facilities and proposed sites for inclusion in the campus Master Plan. Communicate with and coordinate the campus community regarding Strategic and Master Plan Concepts.
  • Coordinate Campus Strategic and Master Planning concepts with the University Architect, Campus Master Plan Architects, and consultants to ensure aesthetic control.
  • Coordinate, direct and administer the development and implementation of CEQA related issues including Environmental Impact Reporting and Assessment in. preparation of Project and Master Plan adoption by the CSU Board of Trustees.
  • Coordinate Strategic Long-Range Planning with the Provost's Office and the CSU Chancellor's Office.
  • Develop and coordinate the annual 5-Year Capital Outlay and Capital Improvements Program development, annual Minor Capital Outlay Program, and annual Capital Renewal Program development for submittal to the Chancellor's Office. Requires coordination with Academic Affairs, College Deans, Campus Budget Committees, Facilities Services Department, and campus auxiliaries to set project priorities, programming concepts, scopes, budgets, and then project design and construction through occupancy.
  • Act as liaison to the Chancellor's Office for campus planning functions including responsibility for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs to champion the oversight of campus facilities in the capacity of the Campus Building Coordinator. Development and implementation of policies and procedures that establish coordinated and unified campus facility concepts accommodating student, faculty, and staff needs.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

The Office of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction is responsible for Major Capital planning and construction programs for San Diego State University, including state and non-state funded capital programs for the main San Diego State University campus, SDSU Mission Valley, Imperial Valley Calexico and Brawley off-campus centers, as well as oversight of SDSU Research Foundation and other campus auxiliary development programs. The office is responsible for all campus strategic and master planning functions, major capital program planning and development, design and construction and permitting, and building code enforcement as they relate to campus facilities and campus grounds in order to provide a high-quality environment for students, faculty and staff. The office coordinates, prepares, and submits the annual Five Year Major and Annual Minor Capital Outlay and Capital Renewal Plans, and provides the interface for these activities with the CSU Chancellor's Office. The office appoints and manages campus architectural and engineering services and various consulting firms. In addition, the office performs liaison functions and coordinates the campus' physical operations with nexus agencies such as Caltrans, the City of San Diego, the City of La Mesa, and SANDAG to provide an avenue for open communication for discussion of campus development issues.

For more information regarding the Division of Business and Financial Affairs, click here .

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in planning, architecture, engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project design, development, or capital programs management
  • Working knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act, the National Environmental Protection Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other pertinent federal, state and local regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and coordinating a wide variety of functions related to the implementation of construction projects
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, evaluate, and implement innovative and sound solutions for a wide range of programs and policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • State architectural or professional engineering license
  • Direct experience in university planning

Compensation and Benefits

San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:

  • Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
  • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
  • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
  • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent

Anticipated hiring range: $150,000-$160,000

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here .

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 4, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by December 3, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here .

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Rachael Stalmann at
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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