The Director of Construction is responsible for the organization, operation, and coordination of the construction programs for Loudoun County Public Schools. In accordance with these responsibilities, the Director directs the activities performed by personnel assigned to the Division of Construction.
Supervises and coordinates the work of project planners, designers and construction managers.
Responsible for planning, design, procurement and contract administration of capital projects and other school construction-related projects such as additions, rehabilitations, site improvements, heating and ventilation projects, etc.
Maintains control over all school construction projects in order to assure contractors’ compliance with contract requirements and construction schedules; reviews and monitors current architectural planning, general bidding and construction schedules for all construction projects.
Reviews proposed change orders for validity and cost and works with the architect and/or engineer to ensure subject change(s) are implemented in accordance with the intent of the contract documents.
Works collaboratively with the Division of Planning Services to prepare and implement the Capital Improvements Program and land acquisition coordination; exercises budget control over operation and capital budgets as assigned; supervises construction-related projects contained in the yearly operating budget as approved by the School Board.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Course work should include general school administration, public administration, school facilities planning, architecture and/or civil or mechanical engineering; Master’s degree preferred
Ten years’ successful experience in the development and construction industry as a project manager of educational projects
Experience in a responsible position in school construction activities, capital projects management, or other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position
Demonstrated experience in developing and tracking budgets
Knowledge of state and federal statutes, regulations, and rules
Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and to meet deadlines
Possesses strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
Demonstrates the leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school staff, partners, customers, and community members.
Internal Number: IRC27253
About Loudoun County Public Schools
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) serves more than 84,000 students in 95 facilities. We operate 17 high schools, 17 middle and intermediate schools, 59 elementary schools, and two instructional centers.
Loudoun County Public Schools is the third largest school division in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of the fastest-growing counties in America. Loudoun continues its proud tradition of quality public education, maintaining an outstanding record of student achievement despite the pressure of surging enrollment.
LCPS was named a best in state employer by Forbes Magazine in 2019.