Facilities Planning, and Programming Manager

Largo, Maryland
Up to $80,000 per year, generous paid time off, and benefits
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 18, 2022
Full Time

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree in architecture, architectural engineering, mechanical or civil engineering, construction management, or other related field.  
  2. Two years of full-time professional level experience in architecture, architectural engineering, mechanical or civil engineering, property management, or construction administration with on-site field observation of construction projects costing more than 3 million dollars.
  3. Two years experience of A/E Team during project programming and development, and/or on-site construction project observation.


The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.  

  •  Interfaces with architects, engineers, contractors, furniture designers, facilities shop personnel, and campus personnel for the planning, coordination and execution of projects.
  • Represents the college at planning and design meetings.
  • Assist with the management and coordination for the preparation of educational specifications for agency submissions (DGS, DBM, MHEC, MACC, etc.).
  • Assist in the development of scopes of work, project justifications, advertisements for bids, and request for proposals.
  • Participates in college design projects by co-chairing design meetings, suggesting design ideas and spearheading creative design solutions including Value Engineering Options efforts.
  • Performs and completes minor space designs using AutoCAD.
  • Review plans and specifications prepared by architect/engineering firms to acquire in-depth knowledge of phases/areas of construction projects to ensure stated user requirements have been met in the design process.
  • Reviews architectural and engineering drawings and specifications for technical accuracy and evaluates feasibility for construction.
  • Assists the architect in reviewing shop drawings, product data and samples.  Receives and logs samples which are required to be furnished at the site, notifies the College when they are ready for examination, and records the architect’s approval or other action.  Maintains custody of approved samples.
  • Maintains up-to-date building and plot plans for planning and control purposes. Conducts field observations [DWP2] to verify and document room dimensions. Verifies all the square footage on campus room by room and completes facilities inventory data list.
  • Updates the capital improvement project master schedule, the facilities building book, and facilities parking book.
  • Maintains up-to-date status of selected major and minor construction projects which reflects the status of planning efforts through completion of construction.
  • Serve on the screening committee for the selection of architectural and engineering firms, construction management firms, and general contractors.
  • Interfaces with state agencies as directed, Department of General Services, the Maryland Department of Budget and Management, the Maryland Higher Educational Commission and others as necessary.
  • Interfaces with the Director of Planning, Design, and Construction and the Executive Director of Facilities in performing space planning duties.
  • Assists and monitors the physical progress of selected construction/ renovation projects.
  • Coordinate any temporary personnel relocations required to support capital projects.
  • Perform contract closeout for all projects.  Assist in the development of punch lists and warranty lists and provide follow-up execution.
  • Assist architect/engineers, code enforcement officials, and insurance representatives in final inspection of the work.
  • Coordinate necessary training, walk-throughs, and the building commissioning process.
  • Maintains records in an orderly manner and manages construction items including: correspondence, contract documents, change orders, construction change authorization, architects’ supplemental instructions, reports of site conferences, supplementary drawings, color schedules, requests for payment, and names and addresses of contractors, sub-contractors and principal material suppliers.
  • Assists in preparing budget estimates for selected construction/renovation projects.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Planning, Design and Construction and/or the Executive Director of Facilities.