Capital Program Analyst

University of California Office of the President
Oakland, CA
United States
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Capital Program Analyst
University of California Office of the President

Requisition Number: 20190114
Appointment Type: Staff - Career
Personnel Program: PSS-Uncovered
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Percentage of Time: 100
Organizational Area: Chief Financial Officer-Capital Assets, Strategies and Finance
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Summary:
Our Capital Planning Team has a great opportunity for a Capital Program Analyst with a full range of capital planning skills. Bring your career to the UC Office of the President, and help us guide the growth of the UC System!

The Capital Program Analyst reports directly to the Assistant Director, Capital Planning, in the Capital Asset Strategies & Finance (CAS&F) department. This department provides systemwide policy leadership and project level guidance for the planning and budgeting of facilities for the University of California (UC). Leadership and guidance includes consultation on relevant Regental, Presidential, and other policies, and Capital Planning acts as a liaison with other groups within the Office of the President (OP).

The Capital Program Analyst position requires a professional with a full range of capital planning skills that can provide capital planning assistance in evaluating campus submittals for major construction projects. The work includes reviews of Project Planning Guides and other related project materials pertaining to scope, schedule, and budget. Reviews are usually of campus submissions for approvals at Regental, Presidential, and Chancellor levels. Some aspects of the position involve analysis of project drawings and plans, as well as review of funding sources. The incumbent will assist in the development of reports and graphic presentations.

The Capital Program Analyst works with relative independence in providing analysis, developing process strategies, and ensuring project consistency with University policies and priorities. Incumbent must possess excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills and must demonstrate good judgment in communicating with stakeholders.

Special Conditions of Employment:
Travel outside of normal business hours

Other Special Conditions of Employment:
Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position.


Duty 1: Under supervision, provides support for the review of campus proposals and presentations intended for University or Regental approval. Evaluates proposals and submittals, and identifies issues or concerns. Develops recommendations to resolve issues, along with supporting analyses. May include preparation of statistical and graphic supporting material. Provides follow-up on project issues. Working with OP and campus staff, drafts project approvals and other complex documents.
Function:Project Review
Percent: 45

Duty 2: Provides planning support for the review of State-funded project submittals from campuses for construction of educational facilities. Submittals typically include project drawings, cost estimates and budgets, schedules, and financing. Prepares approval documents and recommendations. Also reviews project amendments for scope and funding changes. Project evaluation often involves follow-up with campuses and staff to refine documents.
Function:Planning Support
Percent: 40

Duty 3: Works with Capital Planning team and campus staff to prepare annual Capital Financial Plan, along with related support documents.
Function:Support preparation of Capital Financial Plan
Percent: 15

Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related area and three years of practical work experience in planning, capital project development, or relevant field

Working knowledge of capital planning, city planning, architecture, higher education planning, or other planning-related fields.

Proficient at balancing multiple priorities, and exhibits flexibility in accommodating change.

Strong analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interpret, develop, and present information and data using a range of written and graphic formats, including spreadsheets and database tools. Skilled at representing positions effectively to colleagues and external constituencies.

Aptitude for interacting collaboratively across organizational lines. Utilizes discretion with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Master's degree in city planning, urban planning, public policy, architecture, or other related field.

Experience working in higher education.

Experience conducting analysis of proposals with respect to general feasibility, cost effectiveness, and financial feasibility.

Knowledge of short and long range development plans. Understanding of design and environmental review fields.

Demonstrated ability to function in a complex institutional environment.

How to Apply
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About us
The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and three Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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April 1, 2019 - 2:14pm
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