Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$91,300.00 - $140,000.00 / Yr
La Jolla
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#129627 Project Manager, Design and Construction

Filing Deadline: Mon 5/20/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/20/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Involves managing the design and construction of tenant improvements projects in Medical Office Buildings, including renovations expansions, and infrastructure projects; collects, develops, and analyzes data to determine project requirements and preparation of information regarding specifications, materials, equipment, estimated costs, and completion timelines. Serves as a liaison and lead for various clinical expansion efforts within San Diego County.

Project Manager is responsible for coordinating all phases of tenant improvement project, from the establishment of design concepts through design implementation, construction phases and coordination of specialized and critical components of projects. Acts independently, receiving guidance at each key phase of the project. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Facilitate regular project meetings with stakeholders, communicate project milestones, status updates, and any existing or potential customer escalation issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management or other related specialties; and five (5) years of related experience/training, OR Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training.
  • Experience and working knowledge of programming, space planning, design and construction of medical tenant improvements and full understanding of industry practices.
  • Comprehension of California Building Code and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), some notion of OSHPD or HCAI helpful.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current construction costs and familiarity with industry-standard cost estimating practices. Must have financial skills to develop and manage project budgets.
  • Outstanding soft skills in problem recognition, avoidance, and issue resolution.
  • Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, etc.).
  • Understanding or BOMA calculations and basic Real Estate negotiations practices. Experience working with Property Managers.
  • Require extensive coordination/project management with multiple stakeholders and support teams.


  • Knowledge of construction/architectural software (Bluebeam, AutoCAD) and scheduling software.


  • Work hours are Monday through Friday and various hours and locations are based on business needs. Flexibility with working from home.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $91,300 - $170,700 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $43.73 - $81.75

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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