Position Summary: Reporting to the CFO and directing the work of first line supervisors, the Director will participate in short-term and long-term decision-making concerning 335,000 square feet of campus buildings, and 25 acres of grounds, with authority to execute their responsibilities in a supportive and collegial environment. We seek a leader who will work collaboratively to create unparalleled customer service by all facilities staff to support our students, faculty, staff, and wider community, including campus visitors. The Director will plan, direct, and monitor the activities and operations of the Facilities Department, including grounds, maintenance and facility construction and renovation; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; establish procedures for maintenance, repair and/or replacement of campus facilities, grounds, vehicle fleet and systems equipment; manage dining services and campus safety and security; and enforce fire and safety policy and procedures.
Identify, prioritize, and manage major capital and operational projects related to the facilities master plan, including overseeing any renovation and/or construction of new facilities consistent with budgetary projections and goals;
Support the School’s Board of Trustees’ Buildings and Grounds Committee in overseeing major capital projects on campus;
Assess and monitor facility repairs to ensure cost effectiveness; establish criteria for repair versus replacement of facilities;
Develop and implement Baldwin’s annual facilities budget and support the team in making appropriate short- and long-term spending decisions;
Develop policies and procedures as needed in support of Baldwin’s mission, staffing needs and safety and security;
Assist the Maintenance Supervisor in the regular review and inspection of systems and buildings to make certain that they remain in optimal working condition;
Manage an effective emergency response system related to facilities and security issues;
Keep the Head of School and CFO informed with accurate and timely information regarding all maintenance and construction projects;
Manage and supervise department staff including, but not limited to, Maintenance Supervisor, building and grounds staff, custodial staff, transportation and security personnel;
Foster, maintain, and manage relationships with government officials and numerous outside vendors, including Township and County law enforcement officials;
Ensures compliance with applicable building and safety codes, OSHA, and other regulations.
Maintain Commonwealth-certified safety committee and ensure compliance with applicable regulations;
Responsible for the maintenance, operation, and updating of the campus fire alarm systems and fire protection systems, as well as comprehensive safety plans and an emergency notification procedures;
Promote teamwork, collaboration, accountability, and a positive environment through daily personal interactions and management approach;
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree; five years of related experience including two years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Principles and practices relating to custodial, grounds, skilled maintenance, dining services and transportation functions;
Knowledge and experience with state and local safety, fire, construction, and public access regulations experience;
Skill in areas of budgeting and financial administration, including experience developing cost estimates and budgets;
Ability to communicate effectively utilizing interpersonal skills to maintain effective relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public;
Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely in presenting ideas and concepts both in verbal and written form;
General management and organizational skills necessary to administer large and diverse department;
Flexibility and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneously are required;
Comfortable working with a variety of general and position-specific computer systems.
Interested applicants should send current resume, professional references and cover letter to email@example.com.
About The Baldwin School
The Baldwin School develops bright, talented girls in Pre-K through Grade 12 into confident, accomplished women with vision, global understanding and the determination to make enduring contributions to the world. For 130 years The Baldwin School has combined the region's premier college preparatory curriculum
with distinguished arts, athletics and community service programs. Guided by our outstanding faculty who are experts in girls' education, Baldwin offers an experiential learning environment within a supportive and encouraging community.