Project Development Manager (Closed)

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  • Full Time


Program:                             Los Angeles Unified School District – Asset Management
Number of Positions:      Two (2)
Salary Range:                     $136.2K to $160.1K annual base salary plus benefits


  • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects
  • Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget, and overall success of multiple, new and modernization, school projects
  • Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements
  • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned projects
  • Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives
  • Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through all development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential
  • Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion
  • Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning
  • Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment, and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects
  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control
  • Coordinates project activities, requirements, and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel
  • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects
  • Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects


  • Experience with scoping and planning of new construction and/or modernization projects
  • Experience with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes.
  • Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects.
  • Experience with the development of major facilities (CEQA, agency approvals, coordination with City and County agencies).
  • Experience with both project delivery and procurement methods for public projects
  • Experience with community engagement processes and strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management


  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California State Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)
  • LEED Professional Accreditation


Deadline to submit resume:
Friday December 18, 2020 @ 12 noon (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Project Development Manager

Special Note to Previous Applicants:
Resumes previously submitted under the following calls will not accepted:  CM-PDM-0820-14
Approximate Processing Time:

SHORTLIST: Within 1 week from resume submission
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks from resume submission
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks from resume submission
Recruitment# CM-PDM-1120-18

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