RIVERSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Under the direction of the Director of Facilities Planning and Development, provide specialized assistance in the support of the District's Capital Facilities Program which includes: land acquisition, new construction, modernization, and reconstruction; assist performing specialized tasks conducting a variety of studies and preparing related reports; provide support according to projects assigned; assist in preparing project budgets; assist in updating the facilities master plan, and assist in the preparation of planning and construction documents.
This single position classification has delegated responsibilities for the review and processing of a variety of forms and documents for the school facilities program. The duties are performed with considerable independence.
Complete and submit State approval applications related to the School Facilities Program.
Complete and submit State Allocation Board (SAB) forms within required timelines; receive and log SAB approvals; submit amended forms to update data and maintain eligibility with SAB; answer questions on the classification and processing of documents of SAB projects.
Maintain inventory of "lA" diagrams of district facilities using CAD system.
Assist in preparing and maintaining project budgets and expenditure reports consistent with the state school facilities program reporting requirements
Attend project planning and construction meetings
Respond to and assist in preparation of notices of exemption, negative declarations and other environmental CEQA documents.
Assist with preparation of the district facilities master plan.
Prepare maps, notices, public information documents, information pieces and other project/department correspondence.
Utilize a geographic information system (GIS) and CAD Programs.
Attend project construction site visits and reviews.
Ability to communicate District policies, procedures, and general information to the public by telephone and in person.
Assist with the project biding process and construction plans & specification posting.
Maintain and update the District school construction program data base; compose and provide spreadsheets for administrative analysis and review.
Catalog preliminary and final architectural plans and ensure their appropriate distribution to State agencies and private firms for review and corroborative action.
Verify and catalog escrow and appraisal information; explain and clarify the District's land acquisition program to property owners.
Assist in the preparation of the California Environmental Quality Act documents and file with appropriate State and County agencies.
Obtain land use and property data from County records for inclusion in reports to the State.
Maintain reports and records on District facilities and construction capital outlay projects.
Conduct surveys in the District, written and telephonic, on short and long range planning and projections.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Applicable federal, state, county, local planning & development laws
- Interpret Title 5 and Education Code related to school facilities
- Current changes in legislation, SFP Regulation, court cases or related action.
- Applicable NEPA and CEQA statutes, laws, rules and procedures.
- State Allocation Board programs and forms.
- Escrow procedures and authorizations; appraisal information and procedures.
- Interpretation of maps, enrollment projections and other environmental reports.
- Statistical and research methods as to the collection, analysis and presentation of data on school student generation and enrollments.
- Operation of a computer and assigned software.
- Correct English, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
- Reading and writing communications skills.
- Social, cultural and linguistic diversity of District, city and community.
- School Planning theory & methods
- School facilities construction and bidding process.
- Make independent decisions regarding planning issues; make judgments regarding projects, yield factors and other data.
- Interpret city and county planning and zoning information and its impact on the District.
- Prepare accurate maps, plans, charts, graphs and tables.
- Understand and interpret legal property descriptions, topographic drawings, maps, and field notes.
- Read and interpret enrollment projections and other environmental reports.
- Perform complex professional planning work with a minimum of supervision; meet urgent schedules and time lines.
- Utilize geographic information system.
- Operate a computer and assigned software.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Make simple arithmetic calculations; compute square footage and acreage.
- Work confidentially and with discretion; function within appropriate line-staff relationships.
- Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
- Perform the essential functions of the job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in educational facilities planning, city planning, architecture, or a related field. Or four years experience in facilities planning, architecture, city planning, or a related field, and engaged in an educational facilities planning certificate program.
Hearing and speaking to accurately exchange information in person or on the telephone. Seeing to read a variety of materials.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Lifting or moving objects, normally not exceeding twenty (20) pounds.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.