Senior Program Manager (Closed)

Sep 18 2023 admin Comments Off on Senior Program Manager (Closed)
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Maintenance & Operations
Salary Range:     $175.3K to $205.8K annual base salary plus benefits
Positions Open: One (1)


  • Manages a team of Program Managers overseeing 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.
  • Oversees the review, analysis, and interpretations of complex project design and construction budgets, schedules, and costs to ensure conformance with authorized scope, time and dollar requirements.
  • Manages project planners in developing projects’ scope, schedule, and budget making sure that the goals and vision of the stakeholders are reflected.
  • Guides funding strategies for each of the projects and subprograms within a program, including leveraging funds with state match grants, private grants, and identifying non-profit partners, etc.
  • Manages the resolution of cost overruns through value engineering.
  • Presents executive reports to stakeholders and approves new projects in specific programs as required.
  • Oversees the financial closeout of programs by Program Managers. Tracks compliance in accordance with the guidelines of the funding sources, following substantial completion.
  • Oversees the provision of necessary documentation for closed-out projects under litigation and participates in depositions whenever necessary.
  • Implements recommendations for areas requiring improvement, including program reporting and process.
  • Recommends solutions to technically complex issues for architects, engineers, and/or other lower level project managers.
  • Manages 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.
  • Recommends updates to construction specification guidelines.
  • Oversees community and stakeholder communications regarding high profile projects and participates as needed.
  • Manages lessons learned for all programs and develops staff training for program and project improvements.
  • Manages change order negotiations and assists with contract review process as needed.


  • Minimum fifteen (15) years full time 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 six (6) 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 1, 2023 @ 9:00am (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Senior 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-SPGM-1023-28

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