Senior Project Manager II

Apr 01 2024 admin Comments Off on Senior Project Manager II
  • Full Time


Program:             Los Angeles Unified School District – Project Execution
Salary Range:     $194.5K to $228.8K annual base salary plus benefits
Positions Open: Four (4)


  • Manages and provides construction oversight to OARs
  • Resolves complex construction project related issues, disputes, and disagreements
  • Develops, assigns, and monitors performance of OARs relative to assigned construction projects
  • Reviews status and overall construction project progress relative to submitted construction schedules
  • Reviews change orders from all construction projects and assesses their impact on the District
  • Assists Regional Directors and other Facilities management staff with bid and contract planning
  • Assesses bid specifications for District need and probability of completion under stated timeline
  • Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting
  • Reviews and verifies submitted applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple construction projects
  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including construction project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration, and quality control
  • Reviews and monitors overall administration of contracts for the architect and related consultants
  • Coordinates program activities with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Asset Management Branch, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, and local districts
  • Reviews and takes recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects
  • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Required Experience:

  • 17 years full time paid professional project/construction management experience
  • 5 years of experience in managing large programs with projects having construction values in excess of $50 million (not cumulative)
  • 5 years’ experience in educational facility construction, public works or large commercial projects (may include projects outside of California)

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Design Build Experience
  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes

Required Education:

There are 4 ways to meet the education requirement:

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Candidate must be able to complete the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential within one (1) year of employment in the Facilities Services Division of the Los Angeles Unified School District.


  • College undergraduate but possess more than 20 years of Construction or Project Management experience and must complete the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential within one (1) year of employment in the Facilities Services Division.


  • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential at the time of resume submission which may substitute for the required education

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:

  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or
  • Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Senior Project Manager

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week after resume submission
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks after resume submission
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks after resume submission
Recruitment# CM-SPM-0122-08

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