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JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Incumbent is responsible for management of the Construction Management department and supervision of the staff. Within the department, incumbent has responsibility for direction, supervision, and review of performance, coordination of activities and reporting of results to the Chief Operations Officer through the Executive Director of Facilities and other District officials for collaboration and approval on issues. Incumbent provides instruction and technical supervision to assigned staff on non-routine and policy matters.
This position requires knowledge and skill in the use of personal computers and their software. Employee must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and in other computerized applications. Incumbent must have broad knowledge of buildings and grounds maintenance and facility management procedures and techniques, as well as prior experience or licensing in asbestos/lead abatement and/or environmental pest control.
Employees in this position must be able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English in order to receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel, volunteers and where appropriate, visitors and students.
§ Reviews department for compliance with District, State and Federal rules and regulations.
§ Attends and participates in meetings with directors and other administrative personnel to address issues as they relate to this department, including planning and coordination with other departments and within department areas.
§ Evaluates department; prepares status and special reports for review by the Chief Operations Officer through the Executive Director of Facilities; discusses and modifies as needed.
§ Assists in strategic planning; directs department budget development; evaluates and verifies budget for compliance with departmental goals and objectives; reviews administration of funds.
§ Maintains contact with outside organizations for purpose of obtaining pertinent support service information, addressing related issues, enhancing communication with school district, and promoting support for District from community.
§ Reviews established general operating routines for day-to-day management of department. Assigns responsibilities and organizes work based on need, priority, and ability of staff. Revises workflow and solves problems as needed. Reviews annual calendar for generation of internal and external reports. Coordinates with other departments. Convenes work groups for special problems, training and other activities as needed.
§ Oversees and participates in development of departmental budget and budget justification for presentation to the Board. Monitors for adherence to established standards and funding for adequate staffing. Directs development of special budgets (e.g., project budget for facilities upgrade).
§ Oversees tasks needed for implementation of department plans. Assigns duties to staff based on priorities and employee ability. Provides feedback as needed to ensure quality of work and accomplishment of objectives.
§ Provides staff and others both oral and written instruction in form of interpretation of District policy, State and Federal regulations and requirements.
§ Establishes standards of quality and guidelines for department in an effort to standardize them. Establishes general operating standards where no District, State or Federal policies, regulations or guidelines exist. Clarifies and revises as needed.
§ Continually reviews development of, and improvement within, department as performed by staff and others. Monitors expenditures for accuracy and conformance to budget or budget segment; reports for completeness, accuracy and conformance to current policies and regulations.
§ Determines staff training needs. Arranges or establishes programs and participates in those programs as necessary. Provides guidance through group and individual meetings with staff. Consults with other departments, where applicable, on professional development issues.
§ Provides counseling to staff on professional development matters and individual problems. Monitors, and assists as necessary, in the development of problem resolution methods for use within department.
§ Continually reviews work of staff. Provides formal and informal feedback in written and oral form regarding strengths and weaknesses, as well as ways to improve weak areas.
§ Interviews, evaluates, and recommends individuals for hire within our department. Participates in the establishment of methods for employee development and/or career advancement.
· Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
- Five (5) years of related work experience in Architecture, Civil or Architectural Engineering and/or Construction Science.
- License to practice architecture or engineering in the State of Texas
Closing Date: Until Position Filled
Salary Grade A10, 230 Days - $92,000 - $112,000
(The salary is based on experience and qualifications.)
An Equal Opportunity Employer