All Saints is seeking a Director of Facilities, who can maintain in exemplary condition, its 150 acre campus with $30M physical plant. The director of facilities will supervise a maintenance, grounds and custodial staff of 9 and report to the Chief Financial Officer.
Among the duties assigned to this position, the Director of Facilities will:
- Provide leadership, supervision and support for staff. Encourage professional development of staff through training, goal setting and performance reviews.
- Collaborate with program directors to understand special needs to maintain quality of campus events. Regularly required to not only supervise, but also assist in school events, both on campus and off campus.
- Manage the SchoolDude system (maintenance order and response system) to ensure that it meets the school’s needs by prioritizing facility and maintenance requests.
- When appropriate, work “hands on” with maintenance staff in attending to maintenance and deferred maintenance items.
- Supervise repairs projects, including solicitation of contractor bid proposals; evaluate proposals and make recommendations to the Head of School, Associate Head of School, and Chief Financial Officer; ensure established time schedules for projects are met. Serve as school liaison with contractors on major building projects.
- Work closely with internal and external service providers to ensure that maintenance personnel and contractors deliver efficient and professional service with all repairs, including inspection of contracted work, developing and following through with punch lists as necessary.
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, including work safety regulations. Oversees inspections of all building systems as needed for compliance (boiler, fire alarms, elevators, etc.). Regularly monitor industry resources to stay current on standards, new innovations, and best practices
- Maintain equipment inventories, compliance activities, maintenance records, and budget. Update rolling budget documentation; Manage supply and equipment orders to ensure that budgetary guidelines are met.
- Promote safety/security through control over the distribution of keys and security access codes.
- Oversee and carry out other duties as assigned.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities management, construction management, or related field. A Bachelor's degree in engineering, building science, or related field is preferred. HVAC, plumbing, and/or electrical experience a plus.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and a diverse workforce, including school administrators, faculty, staff, parents and volunteers; Board of Trustees; vendors/contractors and construction project personnel.
- A strong knowledge of carpentry, mechanical, electrical, computer controlled HVAC, housekeeping, grounds/landscaping is expected. Working knowledge of power tools and hardware is essential. Working knowledge of blueprint reading, drafting, and construction methods is a plus.
- Excellent time management skills in short and long-term planning.
- Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet applications, and other school related software programs.
This is an exempt position which will require flexibility as dictated by events, weather, and emergency conditions. There will be days that will require more than 8 hours of work, and some work weeks requiring more than five days. Compensation and benefits are consistent with other ISAS schools. Interested persons should send resume to Crissy Huffman, Chief Financial Officer at email@example.com.
All Saints Episcopal School:
Located in Tyler, Texas midway between Dallas and Shreveport, All Saints is a co-ed independent day school of 700 students in grades pre-K-12 governed by an independent board of trustees. Founded by Christ Episcopal Church in 1976, the school enjoyed rapid growth and is among a premier group of college preparatory schools in East Texas, and the only one accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and an NAIS member. All graduates matriculate to four year colleges or universities, many among the most selective in the nation. Much of the school’s success may be attributed to effective advancement work which rapidly grew enrollment to over 700 in the last decade, secured a 150 acre campus and funded state of the art facilities.
In the spirit of “bricks & mortar do not a school make,” All Saints' great strength is the tremendous passion the educators, students, parents, friends, and trustees have for the school. It is a wonderful school and community in which to work and a great opportunity for new administrators.