University of California, Davis

As one of the leading public research universities in the United States, we are known for our commitment to sustainability, standout academics and unmatched school spirit. Capital and Space Planning (C&SP) is part of Campus Planning, Facilities & Safety (CPFS) and is responsible for providing space resource planning and analysis, and space management.  C&SP plans, builds, renovates and maintains the campus physical infrastructure, applying the highest standards of green and sustainable technology in alignment with the campus academic plan. -

Salary: S4,559.50- $8,207.17/mo. – Salary commensurate with experience

Final Filing Date:  10-14-2015

Job Summary:

 Under direction of the Assistant Director- Capital and Space Planning, this position is responsible for providing expert analysis, information, and recommendations to senior campus leadership for capital projects. This position supports the campus capital planning functions, including capital project development, feasibility analysis, and the project approval process in the furtherance of the campus mission.

This position will work with the CPFS leadership team and campus program leaders (Deans and Vice Chancellors) to determine the capital investments and ongoing operation and maintenance investments needed to support program objectives.

Collaborate on the preparation of the Capital Financial Plan and Capital Investment Master Plan.

Provide analysis, information and recommendations to senior campus leadership for capital projects with particular emphasis on financing options for capital project funding.  

Required Experience


Bachelor's Degree, preferably in an area related to planning, or business administration and/or equivalent education/experience.

Management and leadership skills including planning, budgeting, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

Experience providing policy analysis involving complex issues and data sources, including analytical techniques, writing, metrics and data sources for assessing facility utilization and needs for university activities.

Experience developing long-and short-term goals for resource planning, analyzing and evaluating programmatic needs, and recommending changes for effective administrative operation.

Experience in stakeholder engagement and coordination.

Skills to work collaboratively in a complex, fast-paced environment.

Exceptional writing skills to produce concise, descriptive reports and documents.

-Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of university work environment; particularly UC Davis.

Experience developing and reviewing capital projects, preferably in a university setting.

Functional knowledge of the basic principles of land use, planning and construction.

Organizational skills to organize, plan, coordinate and set priorities effectively.

Leadership skills with proven results in collaboration and participation of major campus and outside stakeholders.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



Job Reference Code: 
Requisition #03015036