University of California, Santa Barbara
Performs a wide variety of competitive bidding, contract administration, project management, business advisement, performance and closeout services for the Design & Construction Services Department, Facilities Maintenance Department and the Housing, Dining & Auxiliary Services Department in the execution of agreements by providing the appropriate business, policy and legal review, inclusive of the following: Procurement of all contracts including major and minor capital projects including contract and consultant prequalification; project closeout procedures, including filing NOCs, termination of insurance coverages; advice and counsel regarding project disputes; etc. Responsible for interpreting current policy and legal requirements and applying it to a wide variety of contract and public bidding issues faced by the client and developing solutions that are communicated in both written and verbal formats; independently manages the contract procurement process with limited oversight; acts as business advisor to campus officials, D&CS staff and outside contractors and design professionals; maintain legally required documents; conduct mandatory job walks; receive, open, and process bids; advise Contracts Director on bid irregularities; ensure compliance with all current UCOP, UCSB, and legal requirements.
Reqs: Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheet environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize work load consisting of simultaneous projects with multiple deadlines. Ability to interact in a professional manner with exceptional verbal and interpersonal skills to foster positive interactions with design and construction professionals, Directors, University Representatives, Project Managers and staff members. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Maintain a valid CA driver's license.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration apply online by 11/27/18, thereafter open until filled.
Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu
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