The Facilities Manager executes, coordinates and supervises all physical plant growth and maintenance across campus buildings, grounds, and equipment to ensure that the property, and its mechanical systems, are in excellent condition inside and out. This involves performing maintenance tasks on a regular basis and coordinating the use of and overseeing outside contractors for certain projects. The Facilities Manager must be able to deal appropriately with a variety of stakeholders, including directing vendors and contractors. The Facilities Manager reports directly to the Director of Finance & Operations and collaborates with the Administrative Leadership Team and the Head of School to ensure a safe and orderly physical environment to support the mission of the school.
Minimum of three to five years of professional experience in facilities management or related field; school-specific facilities management and a degree in a relevant field is preferred; in-depth knowledge of building safety regulations and security protocols relevant to school operations; understanding of facility equipment including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, safety, fire and communication systems; knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and terminology of building trades; demonstrated ability to train and supervise others; experience with maintenance planning and scheduling; collaborative and flexible team player; energetic, reliable and responsible individual that enjoys a fast-paced working environment; strong organization and written/oral communication skills; familiarity in use of MAC software, email systems, and Google Suite; Ability to work independently and/or with teams; ability to work well under pressure and respond to time constraints and hazards of the job; proven ability to exercise independent judgment in areas of responsibility.
Physical Factors and working conditions:
Ability to operate a variety of hand tools, power tools and power equipment
Ability to withstand inside and outside environmental conditions, including inclement weather.