Facilities Asset Development Director

Job Description
A Facilities Asset Development Director directs and oversees the development, planning, and coordination of preconstruction activities for multiple school construction and modernization projects in various areas in the District.

Job Responsibilities
Typical duties include:

• Directs and reviews the architectural planning, design, funding, and development of multiple preconstruction activities involving school construction and modernization projects.
• Develops, assigns, and monitors performance of Facilities Development Managers, Senior Facilities Development Managers and other professional staff involved with preconstruction activities.
• Coordinates school planning activities including conceptual planning as a collaborative planning process.
• Manages multiple District school preconstruction and design build projects through interaction with various departments including Master Planning, Project Controls, Demographics, Real Estate, Community Outreach, Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Maintenance and Operations, and Project Execution from project conception, through draft to final review, approval, and handoff to construction.
• Directs the development of selection procedures and standards for the administration of Architectural and Engineering (A/E) contracts.

Minimum Requirements
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, engineering, facilities planning, urban planning, or construction management. A master’s degree in architecture or planning is preferred. Courses in business administration, public relations, accounting, school finance, personnel management and communications are preferred.
Ten years of executive or management experience with the responsibility for architectural planning, design, and development of large campuses, projects, or programs. The following work experience is preferable:

• Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
• Experience in Leadership and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
• Experience with DSA construction/design processes
• Experience in designing of educational or instructional facilities

Any one of the following is preferable:
• A valid Certificate of Registration as a licensed architect by the California State Board of Architectural Examiners.
• A valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California State Board of
• Registration of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, or; A valid Certified Planner (AICP) credential by the American Planning Association, or;
A valid California Driver License and the availability of private transportation, or the ability to use an alternative method of transportation Use of an automobile.
Paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS)
Vacation: 24 days of paid vacation
Paid Holidays: 12 days

Desirable Qualifications
The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge of:
• Planning and design of new and existing educational facilities
• Architecture and engineering as applied to the design and construction of school buildings, service facilities
• General principles and practices of building construction
• Principles of urban planning and development
• Principles of design and construction scheduling
• Principles of organization, management, and supervision
• District standards and legal provisions governing school building construction

He or she will also demonstrate the ability to:
• Plan, organize, and coordinate new facilities projects for maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness
• Provide leadership and prioritize projects