Coordinator, Facilities Planning and Design (FPD)

District of Columbia Public Schools

About the organization

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) serves 48,750 students in the nation’s capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 115 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation and a distinctive central office staff whose work supports and drives instructional excellence and significant achievement gains for DCPS students.


For the full position description and come complete list of duties, please visit the posting website.

The below is intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.

- Serve as the face of the modernization project to community and ensures communication is clear and transparent.
- Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in school modernizations.
- Develop effective methods to receive input and communicate project updates to school leadership and members of the School Improvement Teams (SIT) on the planning, design, and construction of the modernization projects.
- Work with the FPD Engagement Manager to manage the SIT by facilitating the meetings, developing agendas, meeting materials and minutes; and coordinate all follow-up actions from the SIT meetings.
- Attend ANC and Community Meetings.
- Participate in the design review process and works with the FPD Design Manager to compile feedback.
- Coordinate with DCPS Central Office departments to provide site-specific programmatic input.
- Coordinate with schools and DCPS Central Office departments to support the school transition process into swing facilities and modernized buildings.
- Liaise between school leadership/other DCPS teams and DGS, to address facility-related issues prior to building turnover.
- Occasionally serve on technical evaluation panels for modernization design-build services.


- Bachelor's degree and two to four years of related work experience.
- Master's degree preferred.
- Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
- Previous experience in public speaking and/or meeting facilitation.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a variety of audiences.
- Great interpersonal skills and good with building rapport and being a speaker-centered listener.


$73,643 - $83,094

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please visit the DCPS Careers Website and create an account to submit an application along with resume and cover letter.

Before responding to this announcement, please review the RPCV Career Link Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of every position posted to the jobs board and we ask everyone to use caution when contacting and/or sharing information with any organization while seeking employment. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job