The facilities manager is responsible for managing the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities. The position plans, coordinates, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs.
Reasonable Accommodation/Essential Duties of the Job
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Oversees the coordination of building space allocation and layout, and facility expansion.
Plans budgets and schedules facility modifications, including cost estimates.
Inspects/manages construction and installation projects. Interfaces with the community over the progress of the projects and the city with permits and licenses.
Coordinates and oversees facilities repairs, replacement, and special maintenance projects
Manages preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including boiler, HVAC, and other facilities infrastructure.
Manages and oversees the maintenance of landscape and snow removal for all facilities
Oversees the cleaning and maintenance of all facility offices, classrooms, gym, and common spaces including coordinating deep cleaning and school readiness that occur during the summer and holiday break.
Manages traffic control for morning drop off during the school year
Excellent interpersonal skills.
This position supervises various contracting crews, janitors, and building maintenance.
Minimum Education and Experience
Three to five years of progressive experience working as an assistant facilities manager or supervisor in a large facility, 30,000 square ft. or more.
Preferred Education and Experience
Skilled in trade, three to five years’ experience working in a school environment.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Ability to pass a background check
Ability to build amicable relationships across the school community
Flexible with changing priorities
Ability to embrace the philosophy and mission of the school
About The Ancona School
The Ancona School is a 21st century independent school for preschool through 8th grade students located in Chicago's historic Hyde Park-Kenwood community. Since its founding in 1962, Ancona has been a leader in providing a thoughtful, experiential and multicultural education to a diverse population of learners. The school combines the best of Montessori and progressive educational traditions with innovative teaching and curriculum in open, multi-age classrooms. Ancona graduates go on to Chicago’s most selective public, independent and parochial high schools. Outstanding teachers, active parent involvement and a true concern for social justice distinguish our community of learners.