Under the general supervision of the Principal, the School Facilities Manager plans, leads, organizes, controls, directs and evaluates the maintenance and operations activities of the school. The primary purpose is to lead and oversee building & grounds maintenance, capital improvement projects, custodial functions, campus security/safety/cleanliness operations, and event management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (and other duties as assigned):
Develop and implement the school maintenance and facilities, security, safety, cleanliness policies, systems, and procedures.
● Oversee the physical plant as directed by the principal.
● Schedule, supervise and manage all property inspections.
● Oversee the scheduling, and monitor repair service calls, including oversight of the work done by outside service providers.
● Oversee the scheduling of regular preventative maintenance of all mechanical equipment.
● Respond to maintenance requests from staff.
● Work with the school custodian and/or maintenance vendors to help facilitate or complete facility repairs.
● Manage property aging/replacement long range plan.
● Support the management of all capital improvement projects.
● Actively participate on the school’s Emergency Safety Leadership Team.
● Assist in readying the facility for special events.
● Coordinate facilities rentals.
● Provide setup and cleaning services for evening or weekend activities, as required.
● Ensure the school’s compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations.
● Oversee the school’s campus trash, recycling, and composting responsibilities.
● Assist with Emergency Operations plans and execution.
● Maintain emergency equipment and supplies.
● Regularly inspect all work areas to ensure that no safety hazards exist.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
● Exhibit flexibility in day-to-day school environments.
● Exhibit judgment and tact in performing duties with minimal supervision.
● Excellent organizational and human relations skills.
● Self-motivated and reliable.
● Able to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with principal, parents, staff, and the general public.
● Able to manage moderate levels of stress.
● Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
● Ethical and discreet team player.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
● Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
● Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
● Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
● Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the parent/student handbook and employee handbook.
● Work as part of a team.
● Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Education and/or Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience in relevant area.
● At least three years’ experience working as a Facilities Manager, preferably in a school setting.
● Sufficient training to perform tasks assigned by the Principal.
Language Skills:
● Proactive communicator.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
● English, required.
● Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred.
Technical Skills:
● Detail-oriented, organized, and willing to take initiative.
● Understanding of basic construction language, materials, timelines, and equipment.
● Use of project management systems.
● Working knowledge of Workday, or willingness to learn.
● Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.
Physical Demands:
● Must be physically present on campus grounds.
● Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
● Can lift 25 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
● Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
● Level of vision, hearing, speaking required.
Other Requirements:
● Able to work evenings and weekends if required.
● Must have an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
● Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.

 

To apply please send your resume to: david.cortese@dsj.org

To apply for this job email your details to david.cortese@dsj.org