Assistant Director of Planning & Design

Type: Job Available
Submitter: Cynthia Flores
Location: Reno, NV
Posted: 2017/Jul/20 03:09
Description: Working with the Director of Planning & Design, Facilities Management staff and other departments, investigates the condition of existing school facilities and evaluates the buildingís ability to effectively delivery specific educational programs consistent with the Districtís current educational specifications. Meets in committee with principals, teachers and department heads to study needs regarding program, space and systems requirements for assigned projects. Reviews school facility needs assessment reports and allocation plans, which outlines building modifications/additions and their associated costs and budgets necessary for the effective delivery of specific educational programs and normal and safe operation of the building/site/facility. Develops project execution plans for the design, permitting and construction of all assigned projects and manages the budgets allocated for each project. Secures proposals and develops contracts with consultants, including architects and engineers and other technical consultants for various levels of needs assessment, project design and planning services and reviews their work for completeness, quality and consistency with the Districtís objective within that project and particular scope of work. In cooperation with the Construction Division and Regulated Systems Division oversees the development of bid documents (all necessary plans and specifications) and coordinates the bidding process as required by the District with the Purchasing Department, and jurisdictional permitting through contract signing for all facility renewal and revitalization projects. Coordinates planning and design efforts with all affected parties, including site personnel and school organizations, other District departments, outside organizations, regulatory agencies, consultants, contractors and communication agencies. Maintains complete and accurate files of all planning and design documents, test reports, Board actions, contracts, and correspondence associated with each project. Works with the Director of Planning and Design in the development of facility remodel projects as assigned with the Districtís Remodel Shop. Works on other planning tasks and projects associated with buildings/sites/ facilities as assigned by the Director of Planning and Design. Upon an occurrence of an absence of the Director of Planning and Design and by appointment of the Chief Facilities Management Officer, will be required to assume the role of the Director of Planning and Design during the absence. The incumbent performs other duties as may be required.
Contact: Cynthia Flores

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