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  • Regina Public Schools is seeking an energetic, experienced and progressive Superintendent of Facilities to provide Division-wide leadership in the areas of capital planning, school renovation and new construction management, building operations and maintenance (both internal and contracted) and grounds to support safe, healthy, well-maintained facilities across our 57 schools and Division Office. 

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Designing and leading strategic facilities initiatives that directly support Regina Public Schools’ priorities for our students, employees and organization.

    • Developing and implementing the Division’s major capital plan and priorities and overseeing new school planning and construction in a growing school division.

    • Working collaboratively with internal client groups on school renovations and modernizations while ensuring adherence to scope, budget and timelines. 

    • Facility operations including caretaking, preventive maintenance and repairs to ensure clean, safe and well-functioning buildings.

    • Partnerships with sector, municipal and community group partners to promote sound planning and utilization of Division facilities.

    • Leading more than 200 facilities staff members including hiring and orientation processes, workplace safety, training and professional development, labour-management relations and succession planning.

    • Adhering to sound business processes, leveraging technology to improve client services and efficiency and managing a budget in excess of $40M per year.

       

    The preferred candidate will have:

    • Professional Engineer or Architect registered in the Province of Saskatchewan and/or a degree in Business Administration and related certifications (e.g., Project Management, Journeyperson).

    • Minimum five years of direct experience in all facets of facility planning and management.

    • Minimum five years of senior level leadership experience and success in a large and diverse public-facing organization.

    • An understanding of the Pre-K to Grade 12 education sector would be a definite asset.

     

    The salary range for this position is $159,558 to $174,053 with a competitive package of benefits.

     

    Regina Public Schools administers an Employment Equity Plan approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.


  • Posted January 2021, closes February 12, 2021
    Apply online

    GENERAL SUMMARY
    This position provides management and oversight of small and large construction projects from design through construction, closeout and warranty.  Assists with planning and coordinating all phases of construction projects. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience
    • Associate degree in an Architectural, Engineering, Project Management, or Construction Management  field.  Bachelor degree preferred.
    • Five years of increasingly responsible work experience in public construction projects and experience in managing large, complex projects.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Comprehensive knowledge of project management techniques.
    • Skill in managing, organizing and tracking simultaneous, multifaceted projects.
    • Knowledge of all building/construction trades.
    • Knowledge of site construction process, inspections, and reporting.
    • Knowledge of construction site safety codes and standards.
    • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering plans, construction drawings and specifications.
    • Ability to identify and negotiate contract changes.
    • Knowledge of regulations, laws and ordinances, codes, and standards applicable to public building projects.
    • Skill in computer operations and spreadsheet design desirable.
    • Skill in problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Ability to manage and monitor schedules and cost control.
    • Ability to organize, prioritize and complete assignments within established timelines.
    • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate effectively.
    • Ability to adapt to change and remain flexible.
    • Ability to work within difficult and sometimes inflexible deadlines.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with District staff, community groups, contractors, consultants, architects, and the public in a multicultural community.

    Licenses/Special Requirements
    • Valid Washington State driver's license and access to personal transportation.
    • Required to be on-call during construction projects and public hearings.


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    1. Manages capital construction projects; ensures that projects are completed in accordance with plans, drawings, specifications, and District standards.  
    2. Reviews architectural plans, construction drawings, specifications, and detailed cost estimates prepared by project consultants to ensure compliance with District requirements and standards. Assists with planning and bidding public works construction projects.
    3. Develops project documentation and specifications for minor construction projects; puts projects out for bid.
    4. Serves as District contact with construction contractor; attends construction and other meetings.
    5. Coordinates, inspects, and monitors construction activities for assigned construction projects; completes and submits daily reports; identifies construction deficiencies and inadequacies, and documents requests for corrective actions. 
    6. Identifies potential modifications to projects and coordinates change orders between District and contractor.
    7. Inspects completed construction and recommends final acceptance. Prepares punch lists of work to be done by contractors, to interface with architect’s punch list; maintains up-to-date surveillance of punch list items.
    8. Performs warranty follow-up and related activities.  Coordinates with architects and responsible contractors to ensure proper completion of warranty work; ensures that the District receives all operations and maintenance manuals, “as-built” drawings, warranties, and certifications required by the project specifications.
    9. May manage the survey, design and removal of asbestos and other hazardous materials in remodeling projects.
    10. Provides liaison with principals, program managers, teachers, custodian engineers, other District staff, and community groups as needed.
    11. Assists with and develops presentations for construction and planning office.
    12. Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of this position.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
    Reports to the Assistant Director of Construction.

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Required to manage multiple, simultaneous new construction and renovation projects; experience frequent interruptions; required to think logically and creatively; requires mental concentration; requires flexibility, adaptability, individual initiative and teamwork; required to represent the District; required to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; required to work effectively in a multicultural community; may be required to work a flexible schedule; required to travel to various construction sites; requires safety awareness on construction sites; required to inspect sites during various phases of construction where access will be limited and may require climbing onto ladders, roofs and scaffolds or traveling on material hoists; required to work around heavy machinery; may be exposed to hazardous chemicals and high noise level; required to wear protective clothing or devices; required to work outdoors in inclement weather and at heights; may be required to lift construction materials weighing up to 50 pounds; required to work beyond the regular work-day/work-week during heavy  construction periods.

    UNIT AFFILIATION
    Non-Represented – Temporary position for the duration of the bond-funded projects.

    CONDITIONS
    The preceding list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

    PAY LEVEL
    $112,209.00

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
    This is a full-time (8 hours per day), full-year (260 days a year) position.


    Application Procedure:
    Apply online:  https://www.applitrack.com/bethelsd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration

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    Senior Planner
    By
    Beth Wilson
    on
    November 30, 2020
    AUSTIN ISD SENIOR PLANNER
    Posted: November 2020 until filled

    https://www.applitrack.com/austinisd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=03+-+Professional%3a+Central+Office&subcategory=Other

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    This position requires a bachelors’ degree from an accredited university or college and five (5) years related experience. A degree in urban planning, public administration, or communications is preferred.

    SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
    This position requires knowledge and skill in the use of personal computers and their software. Incumbent must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and in other computerized applications. This position requires the ability to apply knowledge of process, coordinate projects, organize and maintain records and manage time effectively and efficiently. Incumbent must also be able to communicate effectively through written and oral communication and must be able to work effectively with staff.

    JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
    This position is responsible for providing assistance and staff support for projects administered through the Planning and Asset Management Department.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Assist with the duties and day-to-day operations of the Planning and Asset Management Department.
    • Assist with the development and implementation of the district’s Facilities Master Plan.
    • Assist in the collection, analysis, reporting and distribution of data related to both short-and long- range facilities planning and demographic planning.
    • Provide staff support for Facilities and Bond Planning Advisory Committee (FABPAC) and other advisory committee meetings, as needed.
    • Assist in the preparation of boundary and assignment recommendations for new schools and other boundary changes, as needed.
    • Utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to prepare maps and analyze data.
    • Prepare reports, agenda items and other communication items, as needed.
    • Prepare responses to requests for information from stakeholders and various public entities.
    • Understand and interpret the district’s Educational Specifications.
    • Prepare Educational Impact Statements, as requested by City of Austin and Travis County.
    • Collect, analyze, report and maintain data related to the Annual Space Utilization Report.
    • Assist in the collection, analysis, reporting and distribution of information related to real estate, legal and other bond program consultants.
    • Dedicated to providing an exceptional customer service experience for with all AISD stakeholders with intentional and professional practices that promote a culture of respect and focus on achieving equitable outcomes.

    OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
    Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.

    PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    Services are provided at schools and the central administrative offices working with district staff, campus staff, community members, and partnering facilitators and all partners of a designated project. Some physical exertion may be necessary to assist with meeting preparation. Work hours, in addition to the regular work day and regular attendance is required. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids.

    PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
    This position will report to the Director of Planning and Director of Real Estate.  Planner has significant contact with community members serving on FABPAC and other advisory committees, school campus personnel and construction management personnel. Planner may also have contacts with the broader community to support efforts of individual partnering projects, communicate bond project progress, boundary process progress and other pertinent information related to facilities planning.

    AUSTIN ISD EQUITY STATEMENT:
    Austin ISD is committed to developing shared definitions and expectations of equity across our district that are consistent with our Board priorities.  The definition of equity from the National Equity Project will guide our transformational work.

    • Educational equity means that each child receives what they need to develop to their full academic and social potential. Working Toward Educational Equity:
    • Ensuring equally high outcomes for all participants in our educational system; removing the predictability of success or failures that currently correlates with any social or cultural factor;
    • Interrupting [Disrupting] inequitable practices, examining biases, and creating inclusive multicultural school environments for adults and children; and
    • Discovering and cultivating the unique gifts, talents and interests that every human possesses. https://nationalequityproject.org/

    Austin ISD Board President, February 2019


  • Position Overview

    The RES Joint Use Administrator is responsible for the implementation and management of Joint Use Agreements impacting exterior program elements of ±60 of the ±195 schools in the district. Each Joint Use Agreement is 1-25 years in length and authorizes use of WCPSS facilities by municipalities, community groups, other local organizations and individuals to maximize public and private utilization of facilities in exchange for site improvements and maintenance provision. This position also serves as WCPSS liaison for the Wake County community at large by promoting community involvement through Joint Use of existing WCPSS facilities and collaborative development of new agreements for existing and new school sites.

    Qualifications

    Below are the qualifications for this position:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, facilities management, community education, or related field;
    • Three years of experience in facilities management or experience in a related field;
    • Experience with contract development, review and management;
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback; effective grammatical and proof-reading skills;
    • Understanding of design, construction, maintenance and real estate terms and processes;
    • Understanding of school sites, exterior fields, recreation improvements, and playground /play structure safety evaluation standards;
    • Possesses strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to be self-directing with demonstrated initiative and dependability;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school staff, partners, vendors, contractors, external governmental agencies, and the community.
    • Ability to create and maintain accurate records, and to meet deadlines
    • Established relationships with Wake County government, municipal governments and recreation organization representatives are preferred.

    Roles and Responsibilities
    The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:

    • Implements Joint Use Agreements per local administrative directives, WCPSS and Board of Education policies and regulations, and per state and federal school statues.
    • Monitors Joint Use Agreements and performs quarterly site evaluations of shared use areas and equipment on each Joint Use school site to ensure compliance of the terms of the agreement by school, county, and municipal partners
    • Mediates and resolves use issues, within WCPSS guidelines, associated with school sites with shared and joint use.
    • Organizes and disseminates joint use information to administration, staff, schools, and community user groups.
    • Collaborates with WCPSS departments, school administrations, municipal partners and user groups, as needed regarding shared use of facilities.
    • Assists and collaborates with RES leadership in negotiations with municipal partners for development of Joint Use Agreements on existing school sites and with collaborative planning for development of new construction school sites with Joint Use Agreements.

    To Apply: All applicants must apply on-line through the “Careers” section of the WCPSS website at www.wcpss.net. (The Applitrack Job ID for this position is 34717).


  • Position Overview
    The Director of Construction is responsible for the organization, operation, and coordination of the construction programs for Loudoun County Public Schools. In accordance with these responsibilities, the Director directs the activities performed by personnel assigned to the Division of Construction.

    Qualifications
    Below are the qualifications for this position:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Course work should include general school administration, public administration, school facilities planning, architecture and/or civil or mechanical engineering; Master’s degree preferred
    • Ten years’ successful experience in the development and construction industry as a project manager of educational projects
    • Experience in a responsible position in school construction activities, capital projects management, or other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and tracking budgets
    • Knowledge of state and federal statutes, regulations, and rules
    • Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and to meet deadlines
    • Possesses strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
    • Demonstrates the leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school staff, partners, customers, and community members

    Roles and Responsibilities
    The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:

    • Supervises and coordinates the work of project planners, designers and construction managers.
    • Responsible for planning, design, procurement and contract administration of capital projects and other school construction-related projects such as additions, rehabilitations, site improvements, heating and ventilation projects, etc.
    • Maintains control over all school construction projects in order to assure contractors’ compliance with contract requirements and construction schedules; reviews and monitors current architectural planning, general bidding and construction schedules for all construction projects.
    • Reviews proposed change orders for validity and cost and works with the architect and/or engineer to ensure subject change(s) are implemented in accordance with the intent of the contract documents.
    • Works collaboratively with the Division of Planning Services to prepare and implement the Capital Improvements Program and land acquisition coordination; exercises budget control over operation and capital budgets as assigned; supervises construction-related projects contained in the yearly operating budget as approved by the School Board. 

    To Apply: All applicants must apply on-line through the LCPS website: www.lcps.org

    Attachments:

    LCPS Director of Construction.pdf LCPS Dir of Construction Job Description

  • ABOUT BBT ARCHITECTS:
    BBT is a collective of individuals who listen, relate, and implement. With a purpose and passion to bring thoughtful, healthy buildings to life, we are both community members and community makers – at home in Bend and building beyond.

    ABOUT THE POSITION:
    We have an opening for an enthusiastic and technically savvy Design Staff who is passionate about design and takes ownership of design concept development. The ability to communicate and collaborate with the project team and adjust to changing project requirements is critical. The position requires 1-5 years of experience in an architecture firm.

    K-12, higher education, and/or TI experience is a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Opportunities to participate in early design stages on interesting design problems and projects

    • Work with team to envision the concept story, project narrative and graphics for concept and design development presentations
    • Responsible for production of design documents, presentation and/or construction documents
    • Develop design from sketches, layouts and details
    • Responsible for production of 3D renderings and physical models
    • Perform field surveys and verification and assist with construction administration


    SKILLS:

    • Required: Advanced modeling, drafting, and technical skills in Revit
    • Proficient: Sketch-up, Photoshop, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office Suite with openness to learn new software
    • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction
    • Can multitask and with ability to efficiently work across several projects and initiatives
    • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and budget time with a positive demeanor
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and visual)
    • Knowledge of detailing and construction methods
    • Experience on large commercial and institutional projects is a plus


    EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
    • 1-5 years of experience in an architecture firm 
    • LEED accreditation or WELL AP is a plus


    WHAT WE OFFER:
    Our culture is team oriented and collaborative. We value hardworking people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Benefit package includes health, vision, dental, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, optional cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan with company contributions.

    To learn more about BBT, please visit us at www.bbtarchitects.com.

    TO APPLY:
    Please send a cover letter stating availability, resume, and work samples in a single PDF of no more than 10 mb to employment@bbtarchitects.com, with “Design Staff” in the subject line.  We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

     


  • ABOUT BBT ARCHITECTS:
    BBT is a collective of individuals who listen, relate, and implement. With a purpose and passion to bring thoughtful, healthy buildings to life, we are both community members and community makers – at home in Bend and building beyond.

    ABOUT THE POSITION:
    We have an opening for a full-time Project Architect who is passionate about design and takes ownership of design concept development. The position requires 10-15 years of experience and a professional degree in architecture. Successful candidates will demonstrate leadership and organizational skills in their ability to execute a project and represent the firm with clients. The ability to communicate to the project team and adjust to changing project requirements is critical. Excellent design, technical, written, and verbal communication skills are essential. K-12 education and/or higher education experience is a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage projects from initial programming through construction completion
    • Supervise staff for design and drafting / detailing of schematic, design development, and construction documents
    • Prepare and issue project documents (proposals, conditions reports, project manuals, meeting minutes, etc.)
    • Manage interface with contractors from early pricing to bidding, through construction completion
    • Communication and coordination with architectural team, contractor, consultants, building owner and/or representative
    • Contract administration (scope, schedule and budget management)

    SKILLS:

    • Required: Advanced modeling, drafting, and technical skills in Revit
    • Proficient: AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite; Sketch-up experience is a plus
    • Ability to coordinate multiple projects with attention to detail
    • Highly developed design, technical, and documentation skills
    • Ability to produce fully detailed and thoroughly coordinated construction documents
    • Experience with construction administration and working with contractors
    • Direct experience communicating with clients, consultants, and regulatory agencies
    • Working knowledge of building and zoning codes
    • ADA & ANSI knowledge
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Experience on large commercial and institutional preferred

    EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 10-15 years of relevant experience in an architecture firm (including a minimum of 4 years in a role for Project Architect)
    • A professional degree from an accredited architecture program
    • License to practice Architecture in the State of Oregon
    • K-12 or higher education experience is a plus
    • LEED accreditation or WELL AP is a plus

    WHAT WE OFFER:
    Our culture is team oriented and collaborative. We value hardworking people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact>  Benefit package includes health, vision, dental, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, optional cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan with company contributions.

    To learn more about BBT, please visit us at www.bbtarchitects.com.

    TO APPLY:
    Please send a cover letter stating availability, resume, and work samples in a single PDF of no more than 10 mb to employment@bbtarchitects.com, with “Project Architect” in the subject line. We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please. 


  • ABOUT BBT ARCHITECTS:
    BBT is a collective of individuals who listen, relate, and implement. With a purpose and passion to bring thoughtful, healthy buildings to life, we are both community members and community makers – at home in Bend and building beyond.

    ABOUT THE POSITION:
    The Technical Services Director will fulfill an extremely important role in the delivery of design. It is vital that the director becomes quickly well versed in our culture, REVIT standards, specifications, production standards, construction administration and quality assurance protocols, as well as all project management standards.  This is a demanding and rewarding position, where success is created by the efforts of a highly motivated and experienced individual. The Technical Services Director will be responsible for guidance and development of all projects along with mentoring and guidance of staff members. K-12, and higher education experience is a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Improve the quality of our deliverables and reduce risk
    • Improve the efficiency of our document production
    • Enhance design through strong technical support
    • Provide Construction Administration support on multiple sized projects
    • Oversee specifications
    • Proven and advanced knowledge of code regulations governing the industry

    SKILLS:

    • Proven and advanced knowledge of code regulations governing the industry
    • Comprehension of and ability to impact technical implications of design decisions
    • Displayed technical experience in component of materials and detailing
    • Demonstrated ability to produce quality work and strong design sensibility
    • Ability to provide technical guidance to project staff
    • Ability to mentor less experienced staff
    • Proven history of excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated experience in healthy building practices
    • Proficiency with Revit, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite and various Construction Administration software
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and visual)
    • Proven ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and budget time and resources with a positive demeanor
    • Experience on large commercial and institutional projects is a plus

    EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
    • State of Oregon Architecture License
    • 15-20 year of experience, with preferably 5 years of experience in a similar role
    • LEED accreditation or WELL AP is a plus

    WHAT WE OFFER:
    Our culture is team oriented and collaborative. We value hardworking people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on those around them. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Benefit package includes health, vision, dental, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, optional cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan with company contributions.

    To learn more about BBT, please visit us at www.bbtarchitects.com.

    TO APPLY:
    Please send a cover letter stating availability, resume, and work samples in a single PDF of no more than 10 mb to employment@bbtarchitects.com, with “Technical Services Director” in the subject line.  We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please. 


  • Wake County Public School System, the largest K-12 public school district in North Carolina, is an award-winning organization that serves more than 161,000 students in 191 schools. We recognize that highly effective employees are the key to achieving success. As a result we are focused on attracting, hiring, training and retaining a world-class workforce of professionals who are representative of the community we serve.
    Provides leadership to the Facilities Design and Construction, Maintenance and Operations, Child Nutrition Services (CNS), and Transportation Departments. Leads and ensures execution of the Wake County Public School System’s (WCPSS) multi-year capital building program. Acts as primary chief for coordination and oversight of capital improvement plan (CIP) funds. Implements comprehensive business plans and yearly operating budgets to manage each department and ensure fiscal accountability. Develops sustainability initiatives and builds a cohesive district program for supervised departments. Meets educational facility needs of each school and department through active communication with principals and administrators. Creates and monitors program metrics, administers contracts, and maintains fiscal accountability.


  • LPA is looking to grow our educational leadership team, if you or someone you know may be interested and uniquely qualified please visit our website below to learn more about LPA and reach out to me directly:

    Thank you!
    Kate Mraw, RID, CID, ALEP
    Associate Principal
    LPA

    kmraw@lpadesignstudios.com
    www.lpadesignstudios.com

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