Program Manager (Closed)

Oct 28 2022 admin Comments Off on Program Manager (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Maintenance & Operations
Salary Range:     $143.2K to $168.5K annual base salary plus benefits
Positions Open: One (1)


  • Manages all aspects of project planning and development in programs, including: Engineering and
  • Construction; Technical Support; Bidding Strategy; Schedules; Budget; Funding source and allocations; Grants Management; Prioritization of Work; and Finalization and Closeout.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and interprets complex project design and construction budgets, schedules, and costs to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time and dollar requirements.
  • Supervises project planners in developing projects’ scope, schedule, and budget making sure that the goals and vision of the stakeholders are reflected.
  • Develops funding strategies for each of the projects within a program, including leveraging funds with state match grants, private grants, and identifying non-profit partners, etc.
  • Resolves or reduces cost overruns by performing value engineering.
  • Reviews project data and develops executive reports for stakeholders and proposes new projects in specific programs as required.
  • Manages the financial closeout of programs by ensuring project documents are finalized and financial reports have been reviewed and in accordance with the guidelines of the funding sources, following substantial completion.
  • Acts as liaison and provides necessary documentation for closed-out projects under litigation and participates in depositions whenever necessary.
  • Reviews and assesses program strengths and limitations and makes recommendations for areas requiring improvement, including program reporting and process.
  • Resolves technically complex issues for architects, engineers, and/or other lower-level project managers.
  • Coordinates the formulation of policies and procedures related to Construction Programs, including the development of funding policies, requests for appropriation, and alterations and improvements of new programs.
  • Coordinates and recommends updates to construction specification guidelines.
  • Engages in community and stakeholder meetings regarding high profile projects, summarizes meeting agenda and prepares reports related to project progress for distribution.
  • Participates in job meetings and job walks and reviews project documentation to ensure compliance with program requirements.
  • Maintains lessons learned in all programs and participates in providing trainings to staff for program and project improvements.
  • Mediates conflicts between project staff with regards to scope, materials and other requirements and offers solutions; assists with dispute mediation between various project staff.
  • Participates in change order negotiations and assists with contract review process.


  • Ten (10) years full time paid professional experience in the management and administration of various programs and projects under programs to include, scope development, planning and design, budget and funding allocation and close-out.
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in managing programs in a public or educational agency, with full responsibility for coordinating complex activities.
  • Experience in managing multiple education or public agency programs concurrently is preferred


Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management. Candidates who do not meet the education requirements may substitute experience on a year for year basis.


Deadline to submit resume:
Wednesday November 16, 2022 @ 9:00am (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Program Manager

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week after deadline to submit resume
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks after deadline to submit resume
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks after deadline to submit resume
Recruitment# CM-PGM-1122-32

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