Assistant Project Manager: Leasehold Properties/ Medical Equipment Planning



The Assitant Project Manager will be responsible for independently completing work order assessments, managing small capital projects up to $1M and may provide support to Senior Project Managers and/or Project Managers for projects greater than $5M. The ideal candidate has experience working with Medical equipment planning, relocation planning, and project management with leasehold properties.

The Project Manager will frequently interact with the clients, consultants and contractors to ensure project delivery meets financial and scheduled targets. This position will be integral to the success of multiple concurrent projects and will participate in every aspect of the capital project process with a focus on Pre-Construction & Construction Project Administration and Logistics. The APM will be the lead on small capital projects and/or components of a larger project he/she is assigned to. They will be responsible for all phases of construction, coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met and ensuring that all aspects of our services are being delivered to the highest level to ensure client satisfaction.

Major duties include:
  • The initial phase of estimating support review approved drawings and develop requisitions for material purchases.
  • Preparation of job start-up and close-out checklists
  • Preparation of project budgets.
  • Produce a timeline for the project with the start date, communicate with subcontractors and customers to track job progress, and process and track RFIs and submittals. Process change orders, and purchase requests, and work closely with purchasing and procurement for material ordering.
  • Solicitation, evaluation and selection of architects, contractors and other consultants/vendors.
  • Issue contracts and purchase orders
  • Verify materials are procured and the scope of work is developed before the job goes into production.
  • Work on tracking/submitting Request for Information (RFI) and change orders.
  • Analyze, monitor, and prepare cost exposure reports and cash flow projections, maintaining comprehensive budgets, monitoring and maintaining schedules and managing day-to-day project activities
  • Review pay applications and invoices from contractors, architects and other vendors, assisting in prompt processing of invoices and prompt payment
  • Medical equipment planning, including but not limited to the preparation of medical equipment lists for validation with clients, preparation of medical equipment purchase requisitions, coordination with medical equipment procurement stakeholders, and planning for and facilitating the installation of medical equipment.
  • Relocation planning, includes but not limited to the surveys of existing furniture and medical equipment, providing furniture and equipment layouts at new locations, managing relocation vendors, and coordinating relocation schedules with clients.

For projects that are greater than $5M, the Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for the above duties in addition to working under the direction of a Senior Project Manager and/or Project Manager to:
  • Perform daily assignments and participate in monthly staff meetings
  • Participate in all project meetings, take meeting minutes and distribute to all project team members
  • Preparation of all RFP/bid packages and support of the bid process
  • Process all submittals, requests for information, shop drawings, change proposals and change orders
  • Preparation of daily, weekly, and monthly reports that discuss, in detail, the status of the project
  • Ensure agreements, insurance certificates, bonds, and other documents are executed accurately
  • Review of change proposals from architects, contractors and other consultants/vendors prior to approval by Senior Project Manager and/or Project Manager Development of estimates and budgets for assigned projects
  • Developing monthly job status reports and participating in the preparation of the project risk analysis

Department Description

The organization of UCSF Real Estate is focused on the development, planning, delivery and management
of physical space for UCSF. Key responsibilities include a unified approach to oversee the active UCSF growth planned on a multi-site campus and to manage the complex metropolitan environments affecting capital assets and projects and efforts to align municipal challenges with maximum effectiveness in support of the UCSF mission.

The department serves to provide the following services, which includes:
  • Building Permit Services: responsible for issuing, maintaining and tracking permits for all construction, alterations, additions, repairs, and demolitions, along with inspecting all building projects to assure compliance with the UC & California Building Standards Code.
  • Business Intelligence: provides integrated technological products and services in support of the UCSF Real Estate mission including Space Analytics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) and document management.
  • Campus Planning: responsible for all UCSF Campus and Medical Center Physical Planning, Space and Capital Planning. Provides professional planning services that guide the physical development of the campus and assists in strategic development and improvements of buildings and space to support UCSF's mission of research, teaching, health care, and public service. The department maintains the Long-Range Development Plan (LRDP) for UCSF campus sites, develops land use plans, site and new facility evaluation, and conducts environmental analysis to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Assess campus space needs and requirements, and annually updates the campus Capital Improvement Program that draws upon state, non-state, and campus discretionary resources to fund capital projects.
  • Design & Construction manages the execution of the UCSF capital plan and provides project management services to those embarking on capital construction and real estate renovation projects for UCSF projects. Planners, designers, administrators, contractors, inspectors, and others work together to meet the needs of UCSF clients.
  • Finance, Administrative and Operations Services provides financial, HR and administrative management and support services for all UCSF Real Estate functions
  • Real Estate Services: overseas UCSF’s real estate portfolio and structures and negotiates commercial real estate transactions for Campus and Medical Center real estate. This includes acquisition, disposition, development and provides asset management services for over one million square feet of leased office, laboratory, medical, clinic, and residential space.

UCSF Real Estate includes approximately 154 UCSF and contract personnel; operating/recharge budgets of more than $60M per year; current year capital project expenditures of $208M; and oversight and responsibility for a $9.7B long-range capital development plan.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or 1-3 years equivalent experience / training.
  • 1-3 years equivalent experience
  • Thorough skills in problem recognition / avoidance / resolution
  • Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents.
  • Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen.
  • Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Thorough working knowledge of medical equipment planning, procurement, and fit-up.
  • Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices
  • Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans.
  • Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Professional (Non-Clinical), Professional and Managerial

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Hybrid-Remote, Various Work Sites



Shift Length

8 Hours

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