Project Development Manager (Closed)

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Program: Los Angeles Unified School District – Asset Management
Salary Range: $120K to $135K annual, depending upon experience
Positions: 4

• 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

Required Experience:
• 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

Additional Preferred Experience:
• 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

Required Education:
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a BA or BS in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:
• A valid California Architect license issued by the California Architects Board or a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
• A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential issued by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)
• LEED Professional Accreditation


Deadline to submit resume: Wednesday August 5, 2015 @ 12:00 noon
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line: LAUSD Project Development Manager

Approximate Processing Time:
Shortlist: Week of 8/17/15
Interview: Week of 8/24/15
Selection Notification: Week of 9/14/15