Project Development Manager (Closed)

Mar 21 2024 admin Comments Off on Project Development Manager (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Project Execution
Salary Range:     $150.8K to $176.2K annual base salary plus benefits
Positions Open: Six (6)


  • 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:
Wednesday March 20, 2024 @ 9:00am (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Project Development 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-PDM-0224-9

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