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Los Angeles Community College District - Facilities Project Manager

  • 01/30/2023 3:13 PM
    Message # 13078610
    Administrator (Administrator)

    Los Angeles Community College District

    Job Title

    Facilities Project Manager

    Job Location

    Los Angeles, CA

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Facilities Project Manager. This position plans, coordinates, budgets, and manages assigned college construction and renovation projects from initial planning phase through final completion to ensure that projects are successfully delivered within budget, schedule, and in compliance with regulatory guidelines and District specifications.

    MONTHLY SALARY: $9,064 - $11,229*
    *Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

    Assists college administrators with the development of building, construction, and renovation plans by meeting and consulting with architects, engineers, and appropriate college and District staff.

    Provides details, technical project descriptions, and specifications for contract architects and/or architectural and engineering staff.

    Gathers data, develops project budgets, and implements appropriate budgetary control procedures for all phases including design, construction, and group II equipment.

    Prepares applications for projects and submits project information for review or approval to the Board of Trustees, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, and others.

    Coordinates projects with ongoing or proposed major maintenance programs, equipment needs, land acquisition, project design, contract solicitation, project inspection, and the Division of the State Architect.

    Maintains liaison with college administration throughout planning and construction phases to provide information on project operations and progress and to receive input on the plans, schedules, interests, and concerns of the college regarding the project.

    Identifies and updates project risks periodically, and creates and updates risk mitigation plans.

    Meets with college maintenance and operations staff to confer on matters that may impact their ability to effectively maintain and operate the facility under construction.

    Responds to concerns, requests, and questions from college administration regarding the project.

    Monitors the entry of data related to approved projects and facilities inventory into the District's computerized reporting system.

    Provides ongoing management of multiple assigned construction/renovation projects representing the interests of college and District administrations including directions to the architect, engineer, and construction inspector, project design, implementation of budget controls, project bid ability, construct ability, bid specifications, change orders, administration of various contracts, management of the inspection, and other project management requirements during the preliminary planning, documentation bidding, and construction phases of various projects.

    Assists in the review and approval of contractors' proposed construction schedules.

    Assists in the review and evaluation of construction project progress and approval of requests for payment.

    Monitors construction document status, submittals, and as-build drawing preparation.

    Reviews requests for clarification and assists in interpretation of construction documents.

    Assists in processing and negotiating cost, scheduling change orders, and resolving complex construction related disputes.

    Coordinates project close-out and move-in activities.

    Interfaces and assists fiscal services in reconciliation of the Capital Outlay Fund to the general ledger and the filing of claims for reimbursement.

    Assists in the coordination of construction planning events with purchasing and contracts for scheduling and acquisition of equipment.

    Advises commissioned architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors about District design and construction policies, requirements, and standards.

    Performs related duties as assigned.

    Current vacancies exist at the Educational Services Center (District Office), 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College

    • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
    • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
    • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
    • At least 16 paid holidays per year.
    • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District. Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
    • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
    • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System. The employee and the District contribute to the retirement system. Employees are also covered by Social Security.
    • Employee Assistance Program

    For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.

    The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

    Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient. In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


    Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, February 24, 2023. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page at

    Contact Us
    Personnel Commission:
    TDD: (213) 891-2408
    Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:
    Education and Experience:
    A. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in architecture, construction management, engineering, urban planning, or a related field AND four years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in planning facilities or managing the construction of educational, governmental, or commercial building projects. Experience with the project life cycle and planning and construction of educational facilities is highly desirable.
    B. Possession of a current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute or equivalent such as successful completion of a recognized college-level project management curriculum OR a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification from the Construction Management Association of America AND five years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in planning facilities or managing the construction of educational, governmental, or commercial building projects. Experience with the project life cycle and planning and construction of educational facilities is highly desirable.

    A valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
    Link to Job / Firm Website
    Contact Information for Applicant

    Personnel Commission (213) 891-2129

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