Senior Capital Program Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Nov 02, 2020
Mar 24, 2021
Full Time
Job Description:

The Senior Capital Program Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing all activities associated with major capacity capital development projects for Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). The Senior Capital Program Manager will administer and advance the 10-year capital program modernization campaign. This requires collaboration with multiple stakeholders (e.g., City and ACPS senior leadership, contractors, architects, planning and design professionals, ACPS project managers and associated staff personnel) to complete projects on schedule and within budget. Subject position serves as a liaison to the Capital Programs, Planning and Design team and assists with various aspects of capital projects pertaining to the Teaching, Learning & Leadership office.

This position reports directly to the Director, Office of Capital Programs, Planning and Design.


Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management, facilities-related engineering (mechanical, electrical, energy, etc.) architectural design or related fields. Master's degree preferred.

Certificates & Licenses: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Certified Construction Manager (CCM) Certification, Facility Management Professional (FMP) or LEED Certification or related certifications preferred. Valid Driver's License.

  • Minimum of five years of highly successful experience in design and building construction; facilities operations and planning; or buildings and grounds logistics management. Public schools experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with civic offices and public engagement of construction projects
  • Knowledge of design and construction laws, codes and regulations
  • Knowledge of facility inspection, quality controls, and safety assurance methods and associated metrics.

Essential Functions:
  • Directs day-to-day coordination and integration of the ACPS capital improvement budget capacity work including planning, real estate development, related studies, coordinating program development with education planners and others, design, engineering and construction program of educational facilities.
  • Provides management oversight of comprehensive strategies to deliver the CIP on scope schedule, and budget
  • Collaborate with ACPS departments, schools and offices to ensure CIP meets support the academic and capacity objectives of the division and complies with the respective board policy, local, state and federal requirements.
  • Supports the Director to carry out the capital improvement plan.
  • Provides advice and guidance to members of the Senior Leadership Team, other ACPS consultants and partners on plan matters.
  • Develops periodic technical, schedule, planning, financial and other reports for projects in planning, design, and construction phases.
  • Coordinates meetings and conferences to manage the respective administrative, support and technical program requirements
  • Serves as a representative and liaison for the CIP program with local officials and general public
  • Manages technical staff, consultants, contractors and other agencies to expedite the completion of planning, design, and construction
  • Drives to and from construction sites and campuses
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the Division

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in public setting.
  • Ability to keep accurate records, prepare timely and detailed reports and make presentations on behalf of the program with various audiences and types of groups
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Google document applications, and project management software. Able to learn ACPS software with training as provided.
  • Ability to understand and follow board policies and division administrative guidelines

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$89,553.60 - $138,648.00 / Administrator SAS-10
Shift Type:

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