Escondido, California
$54.41 - 67.95 An Hour
Director Facilities, Planning, and Construction
Escondido Union School District
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Details
Posted: 29-Jul-22
Location: Escondido, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $113,178-$141,342
Categories:
Director - Accounting
Director - Facilities
Salary Details:
Master's or Doctoral Stipend $1500/year Full medical, dental, vision, life CalPERS retirement plan
Submit Application here: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/DistrictJobPosting/1625664
DEFINITION
Under the administrative direction of the Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, plans, coordinates and manages the District-wide construction of new facilities and modification of existing facilities; conducts needs assessments and develops and maintains a long-range facilities master plan for the District; and plans and oversees professional services contract work completed for the facilities program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Plans, prioritizes, and oversees all facilities construction projects for the District; maintains responsibility for the general oversight and management of the District's Facilities and Construction program; and effectively allocates resources to various projects.
Conducts facility needs assessment, and develops, revises, and maintains long-range facilities master plan for the District.
Supervises and directs the preparation of demographic, enrollment, capacity, and boundary data, analyzes demographic data, and makes long and short-term enrollment projections.
Makes periodic presentations on District facility construction and modernization progress, needs, capacities, and options to the Board, bond oversight committee, and other interested groups.
Identifies sources of funding for facilities projects and oversees the process for securing such funding, including the hiring of consultants to conduct specialized functions; manages the collection and expenditure of developer and other facilities mitigation fees.
Identifies and recommends potential sites to the Board and manages the site acquisition process, including real estate negotiations, eminent domain procedures, and environmental impact studies and procedures.
Develops and administers contracts for construction and modernization projects; recommends and develops "requests for proposals" for hiring architects, engineers, inspectors, and other experts; prepares and develops plans and specifications for repairs, alterations or additions to buildings for bid by outside contractors; and negotiates contract changes as needed.
Coordinates the work of user input committees and the design process; provides input and recommendations related to the design and specifications of construction and modernization projects.
Manages application process to the State School Facility Program and assures compliance with the program regulations; represents the district in communication to the Office of Public School Construction, the State Department of Education, the Division of the State Architect, City Council, attorneys, and staff of other local, state and federal governmental agencies as appropriate in the acquisition of sites or facilities and the construction/modification of facilities.
Develops project and departmental budgets, monitors expenditures, approves payments and changes, and resolves impasses that staff is unable to conclude.
Oversees the performance of the architect and other consultants or contractors; collaborates with other departments and staff members of the District; and supervises the work of assigned employees in day-to-day construction management and inspection.
Attends construction meetings, monitors and inspects progress at modernization/construction sites, and certifies work progress.
Prepares and maintains reports, documents, specifications, logs, and other materials relating to the facilities program; researches and analyzes local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations; and advises the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services on related facilities-related matters.
Knowledge of: The laws, regulations, programs, agencies, and processes governing school facilities acquisition and construction; school building needs, uses, and capacities; funding vehicles for school facilities; school district budget and accounting practices; key practices, materials, processes, and timelines in the school construction process.
Ability to: Manage and coordinate multiple large-scale facilities projects at various stages in the planning and construction process; learn, analyze, and apply complex regulations, laws, and procedures to maximize District facilities options; attend meetings and workshops, and to research information to keep abreast of new facility-related developments or options; maintain a high energy level and work under pressure of deadlines, Board expectations, and complex procedures; develop accurate reports and recommendations; make effective presentations before the Board, administration, and community groups; explain complex, technical information to others; persuade, negotiate, and lead effective group processes; resolve complex operational or planning problems; establish and maintain effective work relationships with individuals at all levels in the organization and staff of other agencies; supervise, train and evaluate assigned employees; communicate effectively, orally and in writing, using correct English, grammar, and vocabulary; and conduct business in a professional and ethical manner while promoting District interests.
Essential Physical and Mental Activities and Work Environment: While the incumbent works primarily in an indoor office environment, he/she must travel to school and construction sites to inspect facilities or progress of work and walk around on uneven surfaces in construction sites. He/she must be able to operate a computer and read computer screens and/or analyze blueprints, specifications, and printed regulations for long periods of time. He/she must also be able to make oral presentations to small and large groups; attendance at evening meetings is frequently required. This job generally requires 50% sitting, 40% walking, and 10% standing during the course of business.
Typical Background: At least five years of progressively responsible facilities planning and construction experience, with emphasis on managing complex or multiple large-scale construction projects. This experience should include supervisory and school construction experience; familiarity with the State School Facilities Program and its regulations is strongly desirable. A college degree in business or public administration or a closely related field, with courses in facilities or urban planning, architecture, finance, or project management is also highly desirable.
Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a valid California driver's license and use of an automobile is required.
Qualifications: In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, a candidate must possess the required background and successfully demonstrate such background, knowledge, skills and abilities through an examination process.
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