30+ days ago


San Jose, CA


As one of the largest providers of affordable housing in the Bay Area and a designated Moving To Work (MTW) agency, the award-winning Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) is seeking talented individuals looking to make a difference in Silicon Valley. HACSC is an independent local government agency that administers the federal Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program for approximately 19,000 households and manages more than 2,000 units of affordable housing in Santa Clara County.  

If you are looking to help solve one of the most significant problems in the Bay Area and want to be part of a collaborative, innovative organization dedicated to building a better Silicon Valley, then apply today!  

Construction Programs Manager

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.  

Salary: $130,826 - $175,319 Annually DOQ  

Manages, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision, new construction, and facility maintenance and repair projects, within the Housing Department of the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (Agency). Projects are for Agency-owned and managed, or for privately-owned, housing units. Efforts include:

  • project scope and budget development, and Architectural Programming, in order to address Agency facility needs; 
  • developing and implementing project delivery solutions including Design-Bid-Build, Construction-Manager-at-Risk (CMAR), and other methods; 
  • developing, awarding, and managing contracts for Architect/Engineering (A-E) services, construction, construction management, inspection, and other related professional services


This is a mid-management classification that oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the work, including short- and long-term planning and development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services.  Although directly reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, this position also assists the Assistant Director of Development and Inter-Agency Relations, the Assistant Director of Information Technology and Facilities and the Assistant Director of Housing: Asset Management in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities.  Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public procurement process, Agency functions and activities


  • Develop project(s) scope and budget, and oversee Architectural Programming, in order to address Agency facility needs.  
  • Develop project schedules and monitor and report progress against these schedules.  
  • Develop, advertise and award contracts for professional services including A-E, Commissioning, and Construction Management.  
  • Supervise and participate in the development of designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and contracting documents for construction, maintenance and repair projects.  
  • Perform constructability and bid-ability of designs prepared by A-E firms.  
  • Manage the advertisement, bid and fee-proposal analysis, and award of all contracts.
  • Oversee the full gamut of construction management efforts on projects in construction phases, including quality assurance, change orders, value engineering, progress payments, Labor Compliance, disputes mitigation and resolution, etc. 


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in community development, business, economics, urban planning, or a related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in Project/Construction Management of Commercial or Public Facility Construction / Rehabilitation / Building Retrofit with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects, including three (3) years in a supervisory or management capacity. 


Other desirable certifications include:  

  • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education
  • Preferred Licenses and Certificates
  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)


Licenses and Certifications: 

Possession of or the ability to obtain and retain a valid California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency. 

For a detailed description of the positions essential functions, please click HERE.   

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation, retirement, educational tuition reimbursement, and more. In addition, we operate on a 9/80 work schedule where employees have a paid day off every other Friday. (Monday through Thursday is a nine (9) hour day and the Friday that is worked is an eight (8) hour day).