Senior Asset Manager - UC San Diego

January 18, 2018

UC San Diego

La Jolla, California 92093

UC San Diego

Senior Asset Manager

Filing Deadline: Thurs 2/15/2018

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience


The Senior Asset Manager is technical leader with high degree of knowledge and expertise in Real Estate field and recognized expert in Asset Management. Responsibilities include management of various aspects in managing the University’s owned real estate assets including portfolio of complex, high-value, multi-tenant office properties as well as evaluating and negotiating acquisitions, leases and sales of property for the University. Applies advanced professional real estate skills and experience in developing and implementing strategies that optimize the use of the University's diverse real estate assets. The Senior Asset Manager shall be an expert in analyzing real estate transactions, decision-making and negotiation efforts including problem-solving frequently requiring analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. Exercises professional judgement in balancing University objectives of optimizing real estate asset value, providing space solutions for the University’s many constituent departments that fulfill the University’s mission, and evaluating new investment opportunities. May represent the real estate office in a field/discipline at meetings and conferences involving academic compliance committees, campus, system wide, local government, state and federal levels of authority in matters related to field of expertise. Functions with a high degree of autonomy. Decision-making may include integration with high-level strategic planning and/ or interpretation of policies, procedures, relevant laws, regulations and organization policy and professional best practices.



• California Real Estate Salesperson's or Broker's license preferred. Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Advanced degree preferred. Valid California Driver's license.

• Advanced professional knowledge and understanding of asset management of full service, Class A office parks demonstrated by a minimum of 7 years of asset management experience.

• Advanced organizational and negotiation skills. Ability to effectively resolve financial and contractual issues and disputes.

• Advanced knowledge of real estate principles and practices, methods and procedures used in competitive real estate transactions, including value analysis, and source selection techniques. Professional experience in commercial real estate practices and lease contract development. As relates to Asset Management.

• Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific real estate assignments, such as proven ability and experience in conducting lease negotiations relating to financial and legal contractual terms, contract development, space planning, coordinating tenant improvement projects, finance and property management, and superior skills in lease negotiation and drafting of leases and legal documents. Such as proven ability and experience in asset management, property acquisitions, coordinating tenant improvement projects, budgeting and forecasting, and property business planning.

• High level of analytical, mathematical and decision making skills in order to analyze and interpret financial and legal contractual terms and draft formal contracts.

• Advanced computer skills, including production of complex legal contracts, as well as analyses including spreadsheets, databases and modeling applications, specifically for complex financial feasibility analysis, operating budget performance analysis and database development.

• Advanced listening, political acumen skills and problem recognition, avoidance and resolution skills. Advanced interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy and flexibility to establish, interact and maintain working relationships with University departments, University administration, private industry representatives, charitable organizations and governmental agencies, including advanced written and verbal communications skills to clearly communicate information to broad and diverse constituencies with advanced customer service orientation and skills, in written form, in person and on the telephone.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compile complex data and information, and draft formal documents and produce comprehensive reports. Ability to draft accurate and complex correspondence based upon negotiations and / or conversations, and the ability to keep accurate notes regarding transactions.

• Working knowledge of technical and engineering aspects of construction as used in tenant improvement projects and asset management.



• Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.


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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: