Director of Real Estate Acquisitions and Public-Private Partnership - UC San Diego

January 18, 2018

UC San Diego

La Jolla, California 92093

UC San Diego

Director of Real Estate Acquisitions and Public-Private Partnership

Filing Deadline: Thurs 2/15/18

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience


In support of the Executive Director, Real Estate, the Director of Real Estate Acquisitions and Public-Private Partnerships is the technical expert in evaluating and negotiating acquisitions, leases and ground leases, public-private partnerships, real estate development, and sales of property for the University. Uses expert administration skills in providing leadership and professional services to attain the best use of the University's real estate assets which is strategic in carrying out the University's mission.


The Director is an expert in several of the following disciplines: (1) analyzing and structuring complex real estate partnerships and transactions, (2) decision-making and transaction negotiations, (3) the real estate development process, (4) real estate development finance, (5) lease and ground lease terms, (6) acquisition evaluation and underwriting for investment, (7) the acquisition due diligence and escrow process, and (8) extensive working experience in the legal agreements associated with complex real estate transactions.


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. Decision-making is based on established procedures and integration and/or interpretation of relevant laws, regulations and organization policy and professional best practices.



• A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training. Advanced Degree preferred.

• Expert knowledge of real estate principles and practices, methods and procedures used in competitive real estate transactions, including value analysis and sources, selection techniques, applicable rules, regulations, laws, policies, guidelines and practices.

• Expert knowledge and experience in all aspects of complex real estate acquisitions including commercial, multifamily and vacant land.

• Professional level experience in commercial and institutional real estate, leasing, property management, finance, real estate law, and land use planning, as evidenced by a California Real Estate Salesperson’s or Broker’s License.

• Proven skill in application of principles of real estate finance, appraisal review, and analysis and preparation of development requests for proposals and preparation of ground lease and lease documents.

• Superior skills in public-private partnership procurement, negotiation, and related legal documents.

• Demonstrated experience in financial modeling used in negotiating strategies for real property leasing, ground leasing, and development transactions.

• Demonstrated experience in contracting and procurement practices as used in tenant improvement projects, building services, and asset management.

• Proven experience in real property related litigation and legal issues, including tenant evictions, tenant improvements, land ownership disputes, tenant/landlord disputes, and lease interpretation

• Advanced written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compile complex data and information, draft formal documents and produce comprehensive reports.

• Expert organizational, presentation and negotiation skills. Demonstrated experience in making presentations; Ability to speak before large and small audiences.

• Expert written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including expert ability to deal with broad and diverse constituencies with expert customer service orientation and skills.



• Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

• A California Real Estate Salesperson's or Broker's license is required.

• A valid California driver's license is required.


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