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    K-12 Project Manager
    By
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    January 6, 2020

    MOA ARCHITECTURE, a Denver based A4LE award winning design firm providing architecture, planning, and interior design services to the K-12, Higher Ed, Healthcare, Science + Technology and Commercial sectors across the Rocky Mountain region, is looking to grow and strengthen our K-12 team by adding an experienced and passionate K-12 Education Project Manager. As a locally owned Legacy firm celebrating 38 years of success, we offer excellent growth and advancement opportunity including K-12 market leadership, business leadership and even ownership for career minded individuals who can contribute to the success of the projects, the team and the firm. Please visit our web site to learn more about us, the position available and how to apply at http://moaarch.com/we-are-moa/careers/

    THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

    ·   Has high interest in and a passion for delivery of K-12 education design

    • Has the ability to develop a comprehensive understanding of a client’s program, requirements, standards and policies for incorporation into the design solution and documentation for bidding and construction
    • Is an effective leader, a positive influence>fosters a collaborative, team oriented environment

    ·     Is a great representative of MOA to our staff, clients, consultants, contractors and other industry partners

    ·   Is mature, credible, trustworthy, likable, and comfortable in dealing with staff and others in the industry (exhibits professional and emotional maturity).

    ·    Is self-directed, accountable and proactive, but not afraid to ask questions and seek guidance

    ·    Demonstrates high attention to detail, and high problem-solving skills

    ·  Has strong organizational, communication, time, and relationship management skills. Capable of managing multiple projects/tasks, tight and competing deadlines

    ·   Can earn the trust and respect of all those he/she works with.

    ·    Contributes to the team and is eager to listen, learn from others

    • Can lead and manage large projects or multiple smaller projects, however will remain flexible and willing to accept any assignments.

    ·    Has extensive experience and knowledge in all aspects of the delivery of architecture: client management; process management; people management; internal project budgets; construction means and methods; building materials, systems and technologies; sustainable design best practices; writing or coordinating specifications, construction phase services; and consultant coordination

    ·    Has extensive experience and knowledge of detail application of ADA, building and life safety codes. Experience with planning/entitlement, building permit, local or state agency review, and other various agencies as may be required.

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·   Primary MOA contact and representative for a client

    ·   Strengthen existing and build new relationships with clients

    • Assist in RFQ/RFP preparation: developing scope of work and schedule definition, review consultant proposals for appropriate scope, develop staffing model for fee development, and participate in interview preparation and presentation
    • Provide overall project management responsibility through all phases of project delivery including client and project team management, documentation content and quality, permitting, project scheduling, fee management, design to construction budget management, and all construction phase management responsibilities
    • Oversee the assigned staff and consultants – organize, direct and coordinate daily/ weekly and project team assignments. Drive great team performance
    • Provide support to the team, and advocate for the team in terms of resource allocation, schedule, technology, client relations, and other needs
    • Provide quality assurance oversight as an ongoing process during all phases of their projects, and will schedule and participate in quality control review efforts at all significant project milestones. May participate in quality control review of projects from other project managers
    • Existing facility evaluations, code compliance studies

    ·     Oversee the production of design and coordinate SD, DD and CD technical documentation

    ·     Manage bidding and construction phase services May travel throughout the region for project assignment responsibilities


  • SMMA is currently seeking several Mid-Level Architects (5-15 years) to join our integrated practice – a dynamic mix of architects, interior designers, landscape architects, site and building systems engineers, design technologists, researchers, and planners.

    SMMA provides design services for a variety of markets, organized into five studios: Corporate and Commercial, Science and Technology, K-12, Higher Education, and Federal Government. Each studio is matched with in-house engineering partners dedicated to the same mission. The firm maintains a multidisciplinary work model and remains committed to enhancing opportunities by capitalizing on an agile and iterative integrated design workflow. As architects and engineers, this studio structure allows professionals to dive deeply into dedicated market-based knowledge and micro-mentorship, while simultaneously participating in cross-training between studios.

    The Mid-Level Architects are expected to have gained an understanding of their unique perspective and contributions relating to conceptual design, technical knowledge of code, constructability, building science, and design team management strengths. Under the supervision of the Project Lead Architect, there are rich opportunities to explore and "own" the complexities of the design and construction process and to mentor junior staff within a team environment. As competence and personal interest becomes evident, leading your own small-to-mid-size projects is encouraged.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Communicate and keep other project team members engaged while coordinating systems, structure, and program functions
    • Develop designs to reinforce the design intent while balancing cost, code, constructability constraints, and client expectations
    • Take an active role in all project phases, from schematic design through construction administration
    • Be expected to work as part of project teams, as well as independently, and partner with knowledge experts to seek out design opportunities and apply best practices

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Professional degree; Master’s degree preferred
    • 5-15 years professional experience; licensure or in active pursuit thereof
    • Possess a mastery of digital tools to serve the design process through BIM, 3D modeling, design visualization, team management, and client / contractor communication
    • Capable of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders
    • Committed to excellence of written, visual, and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible, proactive and optimistic

    Digital portfolio must be submitted with the application for consideration.

    About the Firm

    SMMA remains one of the area’s most unique design firms due to its composition, reputation, and focus. Cambridge-based since its incorporation in 1955, the firm focuses on creating lasting relationships with strategic partners in both the public and private markets.

    The firm was founded by MIT alumni who believed that the balance of architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design afforded clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Today, SMMA continues its dedication to a flexible integrated approach while remaining guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.

    SMMA is organized into five studios of market focus: Corporate and Commercial, Federal Government, Higher Education, K-12, and Science and Technology. At SMMA, studios represent specialized communities of practice working together to foster knowledge flow around common interests. Together, the firm’s studios form a larger design ecosystem, sharing best practices and nurturing professional growth and project excellence.

    SMMA does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship for this position.

    Application Process
    Please apply>SMMA Careers page

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    K-12 Project Manager
    By
    GUEST
    on
    January 3, 2020

    SMMA is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join SMMA’s Project Management department. We are an integrated design firm that unites a dynamic mix of architects, engineers, technologists, researchers, and industry experts, driven to provide responsible, well-crafted, and venturesome design solutions to clients in the Boston area and beyond. United by a common purpose, we thrive on cross-discipline collaboration and welcome good ideas from wherever they come. We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that promotes intellectual and creative growth.

    Essential for this role is a solid understanding of the study, design, and construction process. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, along with strong team and client leadership abilities and project planning acumen. This role will be primarily focused on K-12 projects. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Creating proposals for project opportunities
    • Presenting project information to clients, boards, and community stakeholders
    • Providing clear direction for internal design team members and external consultants
    • Fostering collaboration amongst all key members
    • Managing project schedule, budget, and scope 
    • Analyzing technical challenges, reviewing construction methods, and vetting budget pricing for best construction options
    • Serving as the point of contact for the duration of a project

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Architecture
    • Demonstrated successful experience as a Project Manager
    • Experience with the A/E/C industry
    • MSBA experience
    • Professional registration and experience servicing K-12 clients both preferred.
    • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites and Clients outside of the greater Boston area

    About the Firm

    SMMA remains one of the area’s most unique design firms due to its composition, reputation, and focus. Cambridge-based since its incorporation in 1955, the firm focuses on creating lasting relationships with strategic partners in both the public and private markets.

    The firm was founded by MIT alumni who believed that the balance of architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design afforded clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Today, SMMA continues its dedication to a flexible integrated approach while remaining guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.

    SMMA is organized into five studios of market focus: Corporate and Commercial, Federal Government, Higher Education, K-12, and Science and Technology. At SMMA, studios represent specialized communities of practice working together to foster knowledge flow around common interests. Together, the firm’s studios form a larger design ecosystem, sharing best practices and nurturing professional growth and project excellence.

    SMMA does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship for this position.

    Application Process
    Please apply>https://smma.applytojob.com/apply/

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    Education Architect / Planner
    By
    GUEST
    on
    December 3, 2019
    Cushing Terrell’s Education Design Studio is looking for a leader like you.

    Become an important part of CTA’s educational team, whose highest priorities lie in planning, programming, and design within the framework of 21st Century Learning – learning that is active, collaborative, and happens everywhere.

    Hello. We are Cushing Terrell.

    Cushing Terrell is a global design house that is mission- and vision- driven in ways that make us passionate about people, environments, and ingenuity. With our very first client being a school district in 1938, you can say that education is in our roots. Over the last 80+ years our culture has grown from our client-focus that was instilled by our founders, Cushing and Terrell, and our team continues to thrive>innovative learning spaces that promote collaboration, productivity, flexibility, and fun!

    As a fully integrated firm, offering a balance of architecture and the full spectrum of engineering services, our firm commands unique resources to support our>

    At Cushing Terrell, we empower our people to be creative pioneers. Our business is built around integrity, design ingenuity, and growth – to shape a new world and to discover imaginative, responsible, and exceptional environments.

    As we seek to invent a better way of learning, we collectively put the thought of all that inspires us into all that we create. Cushing Terrell’s design celebrates the harmony and spirit that is born of the unity & growth, of our individuality, and our shared passions.

    Join us.
    If you are a creative and talented Architect who believes that learning environments can be reimagined through architecture and are looking to surround yourself with a team dedicated to designing for the future of education, you’ve found your home.

    As Cushing Terrell’s Education Design Architect, you will work on Environments that push the boundaries of cutting-edge design as well as see great opportunities for leadership and career growth that will emerge with building and leading an integrated education team in your regional office. You will be a member of a collaborative team of talented designers, engineers, and business professionals across all of our 14 offices to achieve integrated, forward-thinking, and award-winning design solutions.

    A leader like you will bring Cushing Terrell’s Healthcare Design Studio:
    • Architectural Licensure, and at least 5 years of Education design experience
    • The drive to develop new business opportunities and thought within education design
    • A high comfort-level with leadership and collaboration in all aspects of architectural design
    • A passion for designing client-focused, high performing, learning environments
    • A talent for effective communication between Cushing Terrell teams and our clients

    Why Cushing Terrell?
    Because know that where you work matters. Each of our vibrant, downtown offices is unique, beautiful, healthy, and sustainable. Each of our offices is also filled with people who take care of each other, our clients, and are committed to the Cushing Terrell culture: we work hard, we have fun, we love new ideas and new ways of doing things, and we encourage our team members to set big goals.

    We are offering:
    • Austin, TX
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Seattle, WA
    • Denver, CO
    Each of these downtown offices are surrounded by top-notch eateries and a plethora of transportation options. Locations are strategic, offering convenient commutes via personal, public, or alternative modes of transportation.

    Professional and personal growth are equally important to us; we offer educational and advancement opportunities and are committed to the continuing education and mentorship of all our team members.

    This position offers excellent pay and a complete benefits package including:
    • Profit sharing bonuses
    • Medical/dental/vision/life insurance with an HSA
    • FSA dependent care options
    • 401(k) savings plan with an employer match
    • Holiday and paid time off
    • Flexible schedules
    • Wellness program
    • Commuter benefits
    To Apply:
    If you have any questions or would like to learn more about this position, please text: 720.955.3803. To apply, please visit www.cushingterrell.com, and when you are ready, click the “Join Us,” tab.

    Or Apply Here

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Cushing Terrell, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, including vets and disabled individuals. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

  • Management Architect / Engineer – Engineering Services
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Management Architect / Engineer. The Management Architect / Engineer position is under direct supervision from the Associate Director of Engineering Services and is responsible for the design, development, review and management of construction projects for campus. The Management Architect / Engineer positon shall produce and deliver design opinions, design reviews, technical decisions, recommendations, and documentation to F&S departments, campus, and other University units.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    SUPERVISION
    • Manage, and supervise individuals of Engineering Services as assigned by Associate Director including Architects, Engineers, Specialists and Draftsmen.
    • Manage day-to-day operations, work assignments and personnel evaluations, establish direction, procedures, standards, schedules, and resolve conflicts.
    • Work in close association with other Management Architects/Engineers in Engineering Services unit to compliment staffing resources.

    PROJECT PLANNING
    • Utilize AiM system for work management, including; updating work status, budget, resource assignment and schedule for projects assigned as team lead.
    • Review incoming work assignments and confirm that scope, budget and schedule are appropriate to complete the work.
    • Provide and oversee program analysis and development, feasibility studies and conceptual designs.
    • Assist clients in determining the needs for new projects or renovations and confirm/clarify expectations.

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • Develop scope, budget, and schedule for all projects. Determine, compile, and reconcile project budgets, scope and schedules with input and approval from all pertinent stakeholders for all projects. Update and report project scope, budget, and schedules on a regular basis.
    • Note significant milestones and deadlines, potential construction conflicts, sequencing and phasing concerns and building/site accessibility.
    • Assign appropriate resources from the Engineering Services unit to meet the project requirements. Allocate staff resources to achieve a balanced workload while matching skill set with task.
    • Create additional phases and work requests for assistance/resources needed from other F&S units as needed for each project.
    • Develop weekly forecast of planned work.
    • Review results of previous performance and adjust schedule and resource allocation to meet needs of project and client.
    • Update the client routinely and upon changes in scope, schedule, or project status.
    • Attend meetings as the Engineering Services representative on assigned projects through completion of warranty phase.
    • Collect and maintain Engineering Services performance metrics.
    • Actively seek methods and procedures to improve quality and reduce the life cycle cost of University of Illinois facilities.
    • Work with the Associate Director of Engineering Services to ensure a balanced financial performance.

    PROJECT DESIGN AND REVIEW
    • Provide and oversee development of detailed design documents for remodeling, renovation, repair, replacement or new work.
    • Provide and oversee engineering calculations and computer modeling for various building and utility systems.
    • Provide detailed engineering/architectural design assistance.
    • Provide and oversee analysis of systems for operational condition, capacity, functionality, and compatibility with associated systems and current/intended uses of the spaces served.
    • Provide review of documents submitted by Professional Services Consultants.
    • Responsible for organizing and directing updates to University Facilities Standards to achieve the quality of facility assets that provide the best long-term return on investment and required reliable performance to support the missions of F&S and the University.

    SUPPORT TO OTHER UNITS
    • Provide technical engineering/architectural consultation to Facilities & Services Units as well as campus units.
    • Assist the Planning Department by reviewing and providing recommended modifications to proposed project program statements, scoping documents, project budgets, and project schedules.
    • Work together with Capital Programs to maintain a data base of past performance of Professional Service Consultants (PSC) and Contractors.
    • Assist with and delegate Engineering Services staff to review responses to QBS requests, short listing qualified PSC's consistent with University of Illinois procurement policy, and participate in the PSC qualification based selection process.
    • Assist the Capital Programs Department in interpreting University Facilities Standards, evaluating change orders, and shepherding variance requests through technical review.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION
    • Participate in and present training for professional development of self and staff.
    • Provide assessment of new technologies, equipment and systems for applicability to proposed projects.

    OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION:

    Required: Bachelor's and/or advanced degree in architecture or engineering from an accredited institution.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Required: Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in architecture or engineering design of Building Systems with increasing responsibility of project development and management.

    Preferred: Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in building construction.

    TRAINING, LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:

    Required: Hold a current Architect, Professional Engineer, or Structural Engineer License in the State of Illinois.

    Preferred: CEM, CEFP, LEED or additional certification in engineering, energy or facility management.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    Required:
    • Strong knowledge of buildings and their systems, particularly in institutional facilities.
    • In-depth working knowledge of and experience within area of architectural and engineering expertise.
    • Strong working knowledge of applicable higher education standards, codes and regulations.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with F&S employees, faculty, staff, administration, professional consultants, and contractors.
    • Ability to function and promote work in a team environment.

    Preferred:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (ex: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Outlook), AutoDESK products (such as AutoCAD and REVIT), Blubeam Revu and University tools such as AiM and Archibus.
    • Strong ability and experience with supervising direct reports.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:
    This is a full-time 12-month Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
    To ensure full consideration, please create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, resume, copy of undergraduate transcripts, and the names/contact information for three professional references by December 2, 2019. Applicants may be interviewed before December 2, 2019; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.

    For further information regarding application procedures, contact Keri Frederick at klfreder@illinois.edu.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO.


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    Planning Specialist
    By
    GUEST
    on
    October 18, 2019
    Summary:
    This highly-technical position participates in a variety of planning-related projects and activities including development, through visual (maps) or data (reports), and-use growth trends throughout the County. Additionally, this position will provide technical support for short-term space planning and programming of academic and non-academic facilities. With proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping, demographic, spatial, and statistical analyses. The Planning Specialist will be responsible for conducting planning studies that include land-use growth trends, development impact studies, and regional land-use growth scenarios.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Provides data analytics for and participates in the development of the 10-year capital needs assessment.
    • Assist in space planning & programming activities to ensure accurate District real estate information
    • Perform small independent planning studies, included but not limited to market analysis, demographic studies, and site analyzes.
    • Coordinate facility planning meetings with internal stakeholders for all 2017 Bond Projects
    • Use data included but not limited to; Census Data, Transportation Analysis Zone (TAZ) data, Community Viz Model, City of Charlotte Quality of Life Data, Charlotte Area Transit Systems (CATS) long-range transit plan, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance data, CMS Student Enrollment data to assess immediate, intermediate, and long-term facility impacts.
    • Serve as a consistent participant on the of Charlotte Regional Planning Organization (CRTPO)
    • Provides monthly facility impact memos of proposed zoning changes to City of Charlotte Planning Department, and other municipal planning departments as needed.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field
    • Three years working in a public planning agency (or a combination of education and experience)

    Please note, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools does not accept resumes via third party sites. To apply for the job, you must complete a non-instructional application https://www.wearecms.com/apps/pages/apply and then officially apply to the posting.

  • Position for CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER/ARCHITECT II for the Maryland Interagency Commission on Public School Construction.
    https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=006251&R3=0001 
    FILING DEADLINE is October 18, 2019

  • Position for Registered Architect in the School Facilities Branch at the Maryland State Dept of Education
    ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM MANAGER III
    https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=005474&R3=0004
    FILING DEADLINE is October 18, 2019

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    Coordinator - Facility Planning
    By
    GUEST
    on
    September 30, 2019
    Opening: July 25, 2010
    Closing: Until Filled
    Reports To: Director – Planning & Construction
    Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
    School: Campus Assigned
    Pay Grade: Administrative Management JG 4

    Terms of Employment:
    12 months/240 days per year. Salary is at Administrative Management Job Group 4 on the San Antonio ISD Compensation Plan on Non-Chapter 21 contract. Entry level annual salary is at a rate of $ 54,643.20 with additional consideration for directly related experience.

    Primary Purpose:
    The Coordinator for Facility Planning maintains assigned program areas of educational specifications and design guidelines for schools. Develops site-specific educational specifications that support the educational program at that campus. Coordinates furniture, fixture and equipment procurement and installation. Manages logistics associated with District moves, relocations, and swing space planning.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education/Certification:
    • Bachelor's Degree with (4) years' experience;
    • Sixty semester hours of college credit with architecture, interior design, engineering, project management or construction emphasis and eight (8) years of experience in building design, construction and management;
    • Must have reliable transportation and have valid Texas driver's license and a good driving record. Must meet and maintain liability insurance coverage eligibility
    • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant

    Special Knowledge/Skills: 
    • Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied.
    • Independent judgement is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources.
    • Problem solving of routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.
    • Communication skills involving giving and receiving information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.
    • Customer relationships skills including taking routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs. Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up. May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.

    Major Responsibilities and Duties:
    (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

    • Partners with project managers and design teams to develop furniture layout.
    • Updates assigned program areas, e.g. Core Academy Area, Special Education, etc. within the district-wide educational specifications at each school level. Responsible for assigned program areas on an ongoing basis and is considered the "expert" on those areas. Serves as an information resource on those program areas on all projects during planning and design. 
    • Partners with project managers and design teams to develop and implement swing spaces.
    • Partners with construction managers and design teams from site-specific educational specifications (ed spec) development through construction documents phase of assigned projects to ensure that educational specifications concepts (program square footage, space adjacencies, room proportions, etc.) have been appropriately interpreted in the design, including reviews for compliance.
    • Coordinates and manages in-district moves and relocations.
    • Compiles project information, e.g. net square footage, gross square footage, capacity model, site size, list of play fields, etc. for the assigned projects and for other occupied campuses.
    • Presents information related to planning activities to internal and external stakeholders and engages them in the process.
    • Plans utilization of spaces and facilities consistent with requirements.
    • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
    • Coordinates with project managers order schedule delivery and manage installation of furniture.

    Policy, Reports and Law
    • Ensure compliance with district, state and national policies and procedures.
    • Produce field reports as necessary for the accomplishment of job requirements.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    No supervisory responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

    Type of Skills and/or Required Licensing/Certification:
    Microsoft Office; Office Equipment (Computer, Copier); Competence with Microsoft Access, AutoCad and BIM preferred.

    Working Conditions: Mental and Physical Demands:
    Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions/deadlines and prolonged or irregular hours; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; Frequent district-wide and occasional statewide travel.

    Environmental Factors:
    Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.

    It is the policy of San Antonio lSD not to discriminate on the basis  of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA,FFH,and FFI.

  • Opening: August 12, 2019
    Closing: Until Filled
    Reports To: Director, Planning & Construction
    Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
    Dept./School: Construction & Development Services
    Pay Grade: Administrative Management JG-6

    Terms of Employment:
    12 months/ 240 days per year. Salary is at Administrative Management Job Group 6 on the SAISD Compensation Plan on Non-Chapter 21 contract.  Entry level annual salary is at a rate of $69,304.80 with additional consideration for directly related experience.

    Primary Purpose:
    Responsible for all aspects of planning, design, and construction for new construction and renovation projects from initiation through completion. Manages and oversees a project team including consultants, construction projects managers and inspectors. Works within school district guidelines, establishing project objectives, schedules and plans, in order to make decisions related to the successful completion of construction and renovation projects.

    Major Responsibilities and Duties:
    (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

    Primary Role
    • Manages the overall project activities as assigned, including planning and coordinating departmental activities with others, preventing/resolving problem areas, ensuring all district policies, procedures, and standards are maintained.
    • Develops and manages budget for projects with responsibility with project expenditures, including authorization for payments and amendments to contracts.
    • Ensure conformity of design with program requirements, time schedules, budget limitations, construction codes and district standards and criteria.
    • Reviews consultants and contract qualifications; ranks and recommends consultants and contractors for projects; negotiates, prepares and administers contracts; mediates disputes and recommends applicable settlements.
    • Ensure compliance with regulations and school district requirements in the performance of project work.
    • Review and approve contractor progress payments.
    • Update internal staff (administration, school leadership, etc.) on project progress and scheduling.
    • Participate in planning and school facilities design conferences with department and district administrators.
    • Advise Director, Strategic Planning & Construction, on matters regarding assigned functions/departments.

    Policy, Reports and Law
    • Ensure compliance with district, state and national policies and procedures.
    • Produce field reports as necessary for the accomplishment of job requirements.

    Qualities of Assistant Directors
    • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
    • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth.
    • Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style and high ethical standards.
    • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies affecting schools, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
    • Comply with the Texas Educator’s Code of Ethics. 

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management or related field; K-12 school construction preferred
    • Professional certification in project management by a nationally recognized certification firm preferred. Must have reliable transportation and have valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record. Must meet and maintain liability insurance coverage eligibility
    • Four (4) years in planning, design and construction services; K-12 school construction preferred.
    • Proven ability to review/approve contractor shop drawing submittals, Requests for Information, Change Orders and other construction-related documents
    • Familiarity and understanding of processes and procedures related to school districts or other governmental entities
    • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant 

    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    • General knowledge of construction trades and plans
    • Knowledge of building and fire codes
    • Knowledge of school district purchasing and bidding processes
    • Ability to define problems, draw conclusions and problem solve
    • Ability to use various computer software including Construction Project Management Software, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Reader, Acrobat, AutoCAD software and CD burners
    • Leadership and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills 

    Supervisory Responsibilities: 
    • Architects, engineers and consultants
    • Contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers
    • Project Management Team, including Construction Projects Managers, Inspectors, and others as assigned.

    Equipment:
    Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, copier, fax, and other equipment applicable to position.

    Working Conditions:

    Mental and Physical Demands:
    Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions/deadlines and prolonged or irregular hours; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; Frequent district-wide and occasional statewide travel.

    Environmental Factors:
    Frequent exposure to:  temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise. Occasional exposure to:  biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.)

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