The Director of Campus Facilities is a skilled and knowledgeable project manager and supervisor with a commitment to service and effective execution of school safety and security, maintenance, logistical event management and cleanliness. The Director is responsible for maintaining the physical school plant in a condition of operational excellence so that the full educational use of it may be made at all times.
As the school’s project manager, the DCF oversees the bidding, execution, and oversight of approved school building projects – large and small – to ensure their successful completion. This includes multi-million dollar capital construction projects; mid-sized renovations and remodels, as well as repairs and maintenance. In addition, the DCF is responsible for managing Logistics and Events for campus activities, including facility rentals, overseeing effective scheduling, and coordinating and managing resources and personnel as they pertain to facility requests. The DCF is also responsible for safety and security on our campuses as well as for overseeing the day-to-day custodial and maintenance of all facilities and grounds.
Responsible for managing projects and their budgets and timelines.
Responsible for managing all aspects related to maintaining the safety, security, and cleanliness of school facilities on two campuses.
Responsible for effective supervision of staff to ensure a safe and clean environment.
Builds and maintains professional working relationships with vendors, contractors, and project managers.
Prepares, administers and manages the facilities and grounds budget.
Works with the CFO to develop and maintain a long-range facility, equipment obsolescence and replacement program.
Conveys a can-do, problem-solving service attitude toward employees, students, parents and outside contacts.
Technical/Management/Professional Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Managing Facilities Department Personnel
Supervises the custodial and maintenance team and security staff.
Responsible for ensuring effective scheduling, job assignments, protocol and systems updates, training and performance evaluations.
Maintaining Building/Campus Facilities
Researches and plans operational policies and procedures designed to comply with all state, county, and city laws, ordinances and regulations, and to insure the physical health, wellbeing and safety of all students and staff in the school buildings and related physical facilities.
Analyzes maintenance needs necessary to establish standards for an effective preventive maintenance and ground maintenance program. Plans and administers preventive maintenance programs for all school-owned mechanical and electrical equipment, including ground equipment, heating, cooling, ventilating, and plumbing equipment.
Prepares estimates for future operational costs, such as personnel, materials and equipment.
Provides for emergency repair service.
Ensures an effective work order requests process that authorizes work to be completed and distributes work to appropriate staff for completion in a timely manner.
Evaluates the work performance of departmental employees and all outside contractors
Oversees purchase of all needed equipment and supplies as budgeted.
Supervise all capital projects in conjunction with the CFO. This includes managing the bidding process; making recommendations for major work to be done by outside contractors; and managing costs and timelines to achieve delivery and completions on time and on budget.
Build and maintain professional working relationships with all vendors, contractors, and project managers.
Coordinate moves and relocations with IT, vendors, and other related parties as required.
Logistics and Events Management
Ensures effective coordination with various departments for the use of facilities for all school events including after-school and weekend events.
Proactively provides support, planning and personnel as needed to execute school activities and programs, as well as community events and facility rentals.
Security and Safety Management
Responsible for all security related issues including, building alarms, security personnel and protocols necessary to provide adequate security during and after school hours on both campuses.
Manages and coordinates school safety and emergency response plans in coordination with the Director of Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
Serves as Co-Chair on the Safety Committee and Emergency Preparedness Team.
Manages the fire, safety, and security systems of the property equipment.
Ensure compliance with applicable building and safety codes, OSHA requirements, hazardous waste disposal and relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Works closely with the Human Resources Director to coordinate and administer in a timely manner required employee trainings related to workplace health and safety, as required by Cal-OSHA and other regulatory or governing agencies.
Responsible for security and safety monitors.
A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a facilities supervisor or manager role, preferably in an educational environment.
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in project management.
Minimum 4-year college degree or 2-year degree with 7 years of project management experience.
Proven knowledge and expertise in maintenance, compliance, computer software (MS office) and equipment, estimation, HVAC, plumbing, vendor-management, safety, and budgets.
Experience with facility management and project management software.
Must have a working knowledge of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), National Electric Code (NEC), OSHA codes, and SDSs.
Able to read/interpret blueprints.
Must be service-oriented relative to the facility needs of our customers (faculty/staff/administration).
Proactive and optimistic, self-starter who believes in his/her ability and completes duties without being reminded.
Able to communicate clearly to optimize understanding and responding to comments and questions.Physical Requirements
Visual ability to read handwritten or typed documents. (SDS, operating instructions, timecards, etc.)
Able to conduct verbal conversation.
Able to hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels).
Able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend, walk, and climb slopes, stairs, steps, and ladders.
Able to push and/or pull a variety of tools and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Able to work at various elevated heights in a safe and effective manner.
Able to work in restricted spaces in a safe and effective manner.
Able to work with chemical agents in a safe and effective manner without allergic reaction.
Able to demonstrate manual dexterity necessary to perform fine maintenance procedures and operate both manual and power hand tools in a safe and effective manner.
Able to operate a variety of powered and manual equipment commonly found in janitorial and custodial services in a safe and effective manner.
Visually able to use the computer for extended periods of time.
Carondelet High School is an outstanding college-preparatory high school in the East Bay area dedicated to excellence in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. We are committed to serving all young women who seek to grow in heart, faith, courage, scholarship and leadership through educational excellence that integrates intellectual, moral, physical, psychological, social, and sp...iritual development.
Carondelet High School models collaboration among students, faculty, parents, alumnae, Board, and the greater community that integrates a global perspective and a call to service.
In partnership with our brother school, De La Salle, located directly adjacent to our campus, our students share classes, activities and social events with their brothers as they continue to develop and strengthen their own sisterhood and the confidence to lead lives of purpose, in college and beyond.