JOB TITLE: Facilities Director DEPARTMENT: Facilities REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer STATUS: Exempt CLASSIFICATION: Regular, Full-Time, benefited SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, some evenings, weekends, events, & special projects DIRECT REPORTS AND TEAM: Facilities Associate Manager (1), Facilities Coordinator (1), Lead Facilities Tech (1), Facilities Tech (1), Public Safety & Security Supervisor (1), Security Guards (variable) ABOUT YBCA Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the nation’s most innovative contemporary art centers. From our leading edge exhibitions, performances, and films, to our groundbreaking civic initiatives and community partnerships, YBCA is where creativity, people, and new ideas collide.
Mission: We generate culture that moves people.
Vision: A community that thrives on inspiration.
YBCA is a new kind of art center. One that expands and extends its impact beyond its walls. A center that convenes creative souls from all walks of life to instigate actions and spur movements that transform our cities and our lives. A center that’s in constant, conscious evolution, on the front lines of societal change.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Facilities Director oversees the operational assets and business practices that ensure successful delivery of YBCA’s programs and its strategic priorities. Primary responsibilities include operating, repair, maintenance, and capital replacement of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts facilities, physical assets, equipment, buildings and grounds. This is a vital role within the organization,that directly enables YBCA to plan and execute the programs, initiatives, and events that fulfill our mission. This is a high-visibility role that collaborates with YBCA leadership to make our campus safe, inspiring, and inclusive.
Building Systems, Planning and Maintenance:
•Ensure that YBCA physical assets are maintained in a way that provides a clean, safe, and effective environment that meets the organization’s programs, mission, vision and budget.
•Manage all aspects building systems including HVAC, electrical, conveyance, building envelope, plumbing and other building systems. •Create and manage a preventive maintenance program for all facility equipment.
•Oversee Cleaning and Maintenance of Facility
•Ensure institutional compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations and/or YBCA policy
Capital Planning and Improvement Projects:
•Develop, implement, and maintain an organization wide short and long-term capital asset management, maintenance and replacement plan.
•Ensure that all building alterations, capital projects and construction are performed in accordance with building standards, local code requirements.
•Determines best operating structure for facilities and security team to meet the organization’s needs and goals.
•Provides leadership, direction, supervision and motivation to the Facilities and Security staff.
Safety, Security and Training Programs:
•Develop and oversee the organization's safety, security and monitoring programs & training initiatives for the staff and public. Including injury Illness prevention plan, emergency evacuation plan, security procedures, fire prevention, OSHA requirements, Safety Committee, 24 hour alarm systems etc.
•Act as primary liaison with fire, police and inspection officials for overall building related manners. Provides leadership and support to onsite visitor services, events team and artistic departments who are directly responsible for compliance management and safety during events and onsite programs.
•Serve as Center’s primary contact for loss prevention compliance.
•Develop collaborative relationships with Yerba Buena Gardens Building Ownership and Property Management for facilities/building-related issues and long term capital planning and projects.
•Work collaboratively with senior leadership and other departments regarding facilities support for programs and events.
•Plan, bid, approve and manage numerous building and maintenance service contracts and vendor relationships.
•Develops and manages facility departmental budget and long term capital budget
Other Duties as assigned
Position will include a large amount of walking between buildings and on event sites and is on his/her feet consistently. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to perform routine bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BENEFITS Benefits include PTO, Holiday Pay, Paid Time for Volunteer Work, Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Employee Assistance Program, Travel Assistance, and ability to participate in the 403(b) Retirement Plan.
HOW TO APPLY Send your resume, cover letter, & desired salary outlining your interest in working for YBCA to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Facilities Director” in the subject line of your email.
Please, no phone calls or faxes—really. While we love your enthusiasm, due to the volume of applications and our limited resources, we will respond only to applicants we intend to interview. If you receive our automated thank you, we have received your resume and there is no need to follow up.
Principals only. We do not accept resumes from third parties and we will not pay fees to any agency or firm. Any unsolicited resumes received will be considered the property of YBCA and will be processed accordingly.
We wish you the best of luck in your job search!
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is committed to diversity in its programming and in creating a work culture and environment that is reflective of San Francisco Bay Area demography. YBCA encourages and actively recruits applicants representing dimensions of difference that include — but are not limited to — age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender or political affiliation. YBCA will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (SF Police Code, Article 49).
Minimum Requirements •5-10 years in the maintenance trade in a large campus with multiple buildings/spaces. •Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry, computerized building management systems (CMMS), building codes and laws •Ability to read blueprints and mechanical drawings •Knowledge of contracts and vendor management •Knowledge of budget analysis and development •Management skills/experience with a unionized and non unionized workforce •Ability to delegate responsibility •Excellent organizational skills with particular attention to detail and process, and comfort managing multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate across all levels of an organization and with outside vendors and the ability to convey technical information to a non-technical audience •Ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural background •Ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays as necessary •Ability to work well independently; proven resourcefulness and a problem solver •Basic computer skills
Additional Salary Information: Competitive with paid benefits
We generate culture that moves people.
YBCA believes that culture is an essential catalyst for change. Therefore, it’s the responsibility of arts institutions to spur and support societal movement.
Our mission is fulfilled through five key platforms:
The presentation of leading edge contemporary art
The incubation of game changing creative ideas
A commitment to inquiry, and asking the urg...ent questions of our time
Convenings that bridge people, communities, and sectors
Civic coalitions that create lasting change and policy shift
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is one of the nation’s most innovative arts institutions. Founded in 1993 as the cultural anchor of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens development, YBCA’s work spans the realms of contemporary art, civic engagement, and public life. By using culture as an instrument for social change, YBCA is reimagining the role an arts institution can play in the community it serves.