Le Jardin Academy is seeking a Full-time Director of Facilities. The Director of FacilitiesIs responsible for managing the maintenance, landscaping, custodial and security of the school.
Job Scope To ensure efficiency of service and high standard general maintenance of all School operations; to be able to anticipate and plan maintenance needs, and to work effectively to manage the security operations of the school.
Essential Functions The position of Director Facilities encompasses but is not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:
? Supervise the school’s maintenance, grounds,cleaning and security staff. These duties include coordination of staff’s:professional growth, accountability, scheduling and teamwork.
? Coordinate contractors and vendors supplying construction, maintenance, grounds and cleaning services.
? Inspect school facilities for the purpose of ensuring the facilities are suitable for safe operations, and maintained in an attractive and clean condition.
? Solicit and analyze proposal from contractors and sub-contractors to perform various Physical Plant Repairs and Special Maintenance (PPRSM).
? Coordinate the purchasing of Furniture and Equipment related to the operation of the school.
? Determine the type, amount and proper delivery of maintenance, grounds and cleaning material to support the department in efficient delivery of its duties.
? Estimate the time and materials costs of proposed projects for the purpose of informing budgeting, planning and accountability of actual project costs.
? Planning, scheduling and overseeing routine preventative maintenance tasks on roofs, HVAC, and water equipment.
? Coordinate and/or lead staff training to improve work quality, ensure safety, or ensure compliance with state/federal regulations.
? Coordinate appropriate facilities set-up, arrangement and technical equipment for a variety of activities (special events, guest speakers, pep rallies, athletic events).
? Track and communicate status of project request to requestors and other interested parties to ensure timely feedback and accountability.
? Lead the security function of the school by coordinating with local law enforcement agencies and working closely with the broader community to ensure the safety of those on our two campuses.
Education and/or experience
? 5 years of related experience supervising grounds, construction, facility operations and/ or maintenance staff. Related experience can entail construction, plant engineer, or facility management.
? Proven personnel contractor management experience with aptitude to judge quality of performance in all major technical trades and personal experience in at least one technical trade (carpentry, landscaping, mechanical, electrical, structural).
? Experience with Carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Pools, Painting, Building Maintenance, Electrical, Water treatment preferred.
? Excellent facilitator with the ability to motivate, direct, and train people and collaborate and interact with others effectively and productively.
? Basic knowledge and familiarity with computer systems and software programs such as Microsoft word, Excel, and e-mail.
? Hands-on knowledge and experience in the safe operation of a variety of tools, machinery and power equipment used in performing essential functions.
? Effective communication with all types of members of the community including teachers, administrators, trustees, parents and students.
? Ability to adapt behavior to function effectively in a school environments, including those specific to the traditions of the school.
? Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks, to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, invoices, forms, and government regulations.
About Le Jardin Academy
An independent private school on the Windward side of Oahu. IB authorized PYP, MYP and DP.