• Portland Public Schools
  • Portland, OR, USA
Full Time Program Management

Job Description

Under executive administrative direction, this position leads and manages the Project and Construction division of the Facilities and Asset Management Department.  Oversees a team and directs day to day activities of approximately seven to nine project and construction managers and related support staff responsible for projects ranging between $5,000-$15,000,000 within school buildings, administrative facilities and school grounds.   Ensures projects are delivered on time and budget and in compliance with state, county and city laws and regulations.  Communicates professionally and constructively to internal and external stakeholders.  Demonstrates adaptability, flexibility and creativity in problem-solving.   Works closely with the Directors of Planning and Property Management and Maintenance and Operations to deliver the objectives of the Facilities and Asset Management department.  Coordinates with the Sr. Director of the Office of School Modernization to support bond projects.



  • Oversee all aspects of division management, including staffing allocations, workflow, production standards, equipment, supplies, and similar functions related to administration and monitoring.
  • Develop, propose, review, approve and execute all aspects of construction to meet scope, quality, budgetary, scheduling and communications objectives; develop and  oversee  operational  metrics  and  project  benchmarks;  oversee,  and monitor  Update program(s) policies, procedures and manuals.
  • Proactively oversee and manage the coordination, collaboration and communication of department with appropriate internal and external partners, professional and technical experts and other District and community stakeholders to explore multiple perspectives and viewpoints, and to resolve project challenges; establish and maintain effective school, business and community relationships.



This position is classified as Director Project & Construction Programs, Pay Grade 45, on the Non-Represented, Confidential, Professional and Management Employees salary schedule FLSA Exempt.


The Non-Represented Confidential Professional Management and Employees Salary Schedule for 260 day employees can be found here:


For more details, the complete Classification Specification can be viewed here:




Education, Training and Experience:

  • Is typically obtained through a combination of a Bachelor’s degree in school business operations, architecture, facilities planning, construction management, business administration, or a related field and seven (7) years of technical professional and supervisory work experience in full-service facilities, construction, maintenance or operations department, including experience with large-scale construction management experience.
  • Any other combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.


Special requirements:

  • Some positions in this classification may require the use of a personal automobile and possession of a valid Class C Oregon driver’s licen
  • Positions in this classification may require variable work hours including evenings and weekends.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience specific to managing public education or other public agency construction, facilities, and/or maintenance operations programs in a richly diverse communit
  • Experience with eBuilder, Tririga, and MS Project
  • Construction management and/or LEED certification

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit our website at: Job # 18507

This position is open until filled.


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