Senior Program Controls Specialist (Closed)

Nov 24 2019 admin Comments Off on Senior Program Controls Specialist (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program/Department:  Los Angeles Unified School District / Asset Management

Number of Positions:      One (1)

Salary Range:                     $97.2.0K to $114.4K annual base salary plus benefits


  • Manages a staff of project controls professionals responsible for cost control, budget control, data management, reporting and the project control system
  • Identifies best practices and coordinate the development and implementation of project controls tools and procedures to support these best practices
  • Interfaces with Senior Management to support decision making
  • Hands on, detailed analysis and validation of data to ensure accuracy and reasonableness
  • Identifies and recommends policy changes to improve the effectiveness of the organization and delivery of projects
  • Organizes program and project level data to enable timely and accurate reports
  • Assists in the development of the Strategic Execution Plan (SEP)
  • Develops metrics and reports so that accurate and timely information can be provided to management and stakeholders
  • Develops new program and project control processes and procedures related to budgets, estimates, schedules and roll up of program information
  • Provides documentation support for program controls processes, policies and procedures
  • Provides support for internal and external audits
  • Reviews proposed project budget and scope changes for proper justification and documentation
  • Trains program controls staff and relevant staff throughout FSD on program controls policies, procedures and tools
  • Troubleshoots project-specific budget, scope, schedule, funding or documentation issues working with other Divisions, Branches or Departments
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 10 years full time paid professional experience in Project Controls work, including planning, budgeting, estimating, forecasting, scheduling, cost control, schedule control, and project reporting
  • 8 years of the above experience as a Program or Project Controls Specialist in a government agency or infrastructure engineering and construction projects; using state-of-the-art productivity and Project Control tools such as Oracle Primavera, Contract Manager, Unifier, Timberline Gold Job Cost & Accounting System, or similar program management software


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management, Finance/Accounting or Business Administration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required


Deadline to submit resume:

Tuesday December 10, 2019 @ 12:00pm (no late submissions accepted)

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:

Subject line:  LAUSD Senior Program Controls Specialist

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-SPCS-1219-27

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