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Los Angeles Community College District - Facilities Project Manager

  • 01/17/2024 11:30 AM
    Message # 13302340
    Administrator (Administrator)
    Firm Name

    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. A Facilities Project Manager plans, coordinates, budgets, and manages assigned college construction and renovation projects from the initial planning phase through final completion to ensure that projects and successfully delivered within budget, schedule, and in compliance with regulatory guidelines and District specifications.

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    Monthly Salary: $9,990.62 - $12,376.62* ($119,887.44-$148,519.44 annually)
    *Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

    Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually.

    Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, at least 16 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position. Other paid time off options are also available.

    Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security.

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    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.

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

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    Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

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    Personnel Commission:
    Phone: (213) 891-2129
    Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

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    The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    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 throughout the District is required.

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    Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system – Please see our job board for the filing deadline.

    For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at

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

    Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list.

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    A vacancy currently exists at the Educations 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
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