Landmark Christian School, PK3-12, Independent Christian School located in Fairburn, GA with additional K4 - 4th grade satellite campus in Peachtree City, GA
Full-Time, 12-month, Exempt
Job Description: A member of the School’s Administrative Team reporting to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer, this position provides day-to-day oversight and direction for all aspects of the school’s facility-related daily operations. The position offers leadership and guidance for all school facilities with the support of the following direct reports: Grounds Supervisor, Safety, Mechanical, Maintenance and Risk Supervisor, Athletics Fields Supervisor and Custodial Services Supervisor.
Collaborate with team members to support operations that are aligned with the school’s mission and meet the school’s strategic objectives.
Conducts regular meetings with facility supervisors to ensure that priorities are clear, and coordination is sound.
Manages daily operations of the school’s multi-building campus with both aging as well as state-of-the-art systems and facilities.
Identifies, prioritizes, and manages major capital and operational projects to maintain the school’s properties.
Oversees the renovation and construction of new facilities consistent with budgetary projections and goals as established by the Head of School and CFO/COO.
Develops and implements Landmark’s annual facilities budget and supports the team in making appropriate short- and long-term spending decisions.
Keeps the CFO/COO and the Facilities Committee informed with accurate and timely information regarding all maintenance and construction projects.
Manages and coordinates the maintenance of residential properties owned by the school.
Fosters, maintains, and manages relationships with adjacent neighborhoods, relevant City of Fairburn officials and numerous outside vendors.
Manages an effective 24/7/365 on-call service related to facilities and certain security issues so that emergency situations are handled efficiently and with a sense of urgency.
Collaborates with various departments to execute campus-wide events, such as chapel, graduation, homecoming weekend, athletic events and open houses.
Oversees event scheduling and works closely with Calendar “Committee” to minimize conflicts.
Presents a visible, collegial, and accessible manner reflective of the school culture in support of the daily operations of the school.
Performs other duties as assigned by the CFO/COO and the Head of School.
Training, Certifications, Licenses and Years of Experience: 5+ years of experience in facilities management or operations positions within an educational institution, another nonprofit organization, or a for-profit corporation. Professional Designations in Project Management and AHERA requirements a plus. Hands-on training in electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry a plus (General Contractor related skills).
Technical Proficiencies: An understanding of and the ability to use computers and technology, including Microsoft Windows and Office products, and basic office equipment. Excellent communication skills in writing, one-on-one, and in small and large groups.
Additional Desirable Qualifications and Competencies include:
A self-directed, goal-oriented, and well-organized manager who is also flexible, resilient, nimble, and able to react appropriately in response to unexpected changes and challenges in a high-stress environment.
Effective systems-level thinker who is able to ensure that the school’s daily operations activities support the broader educational mission while also anticipating its future needs.
Able to work effectively with multiple constituencies, such as faculty, administrators, volunteers, parents, students, board members, city permitting officials, and contract workers.
Demonstrated knowledge of facilities management, safety and security, and, ideally, food service facility needs, transportation, auxiliary programs, and event management.
Demonstrated success in motivating, mentoring, managing, and evaluating a diverse team.
Demonstrate the desire and ability to problem solve and work alongside team members when needed to create solutions and apply them firsthand.
IS THIS POSITION CLOSELY OR MINIMALLY SUPERVISED? Minimal Supervision
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE A REQUIREMENT TO ACCESS OR MAINTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION? YES - Payroll information pertaining to facilities staff, Financial updates and Budgets, Construction Costs and Bids for goods and services. Attends Facilities Committee Meetings.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY?
YES - Subordinate positions: All managers and employees of the following departments: Custodians, Facilities and Grounds.
SALARY RANGE: $55,000 - $70,000 depending on years of experience and skill set.
BENEFITS: A full suite of insurance coverages to include health, dental, disability, vision, life, etc… Defined Contribution Pension Plan with a current match of 6% depending on employee contribution. Off for all school holidays, 2 weeks of vacation and 8 personal days – 9+ weeks* (*Some projects require supervision during school closures. Exchange of time off is sometimes necessary)
START DATE: As soon as possible
Please submit a cover letter, resume, Landmark employment application, and references to Emily Torrenga, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.