The Construction Management staff within the Office of Finance and Administration is responsible for communicating and coordinating with the campuses on the application of Board Rule 415. The Board Rule sets forth policies, practices, and associated responsibilities for the planning and management of the System’s capital assets. The Rule specifically provides for:
- Campus Master Planning
- Systematic planning for capital projects, purchases/lease of equipment, and real property acquisitions/dispositions
- The establishment of an orderly process for the accomplishment of major capital projects
- The selection and appointment of architects, engineers, construction managers, program managers, and other design and construction related service providers with primary contractual responsibilities for project delivery
- The delegation of responsibility for the management of existing capital assets
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Construction Management has the primary responsibility of providing expertise and oversight in construction management activities on each of the campuses, and to work with the facilities staffs to ensure compliance with Board Rule 415.
The Board of Trustees is committed to building, preserving, and enhancing campus physical facilities in order to provide an efficient, functional, and pleasant environment for fulfilling established roles and missions. The Board is further committed to developing campuses that reflect: efficient and effective land use; a thoughtful and sensitive integration of buildings, open space, landscaping, and signage/wayfinding; orderly utility and service networks; and safe, accessible vehicular/pedestrian systems. The Board is committed to accomplishing these activities in a manner which ensures that public funds are expended in the most cost-effective manner.