Roxbury Latin is seeking a Director of Operations and Facilities / Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds to become part of the School’s leadership team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing operation and maintenance of an extensive, well-cared-for set of buildings and grounds, as well as the security and safety of the campus, in order to serve students, faculty and staff. Supervision of general custodial work on a daily basis, maintenance of the buildings and grounds over time (including athletic fields and general landscaping), management of maintenance facilities and equipment in an organized and safe manner, and off-hours coverage of school-based events are key components of the day-to-day work of the Director of Operations and Facilities/Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds.
Principal responsibilities include:
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the School, with approximately 250K square feet of physical plant and 125 acres of mixed grounds, including forest, landscaped areas, and athletic fields.
Manage a dynamic team of six full-time staff members, providing clear direction on the short-term and long-term needs both of the school and of the staff.
Manage the critical technology and mechanical systems serving the School, including the HVAC system, door access system, and lighting control.
Participate in all Buildings and Grounds related activities as needed to support the staff. This may include minor maintenance work throughout the physical plant, setups and breakdowns, and grounds work to ensure the day-to-day success of the School.
Provide strategic vision on how the work of Buildings and Grounds supports and serves the mission of the School.
The ideal candidate is a strong communicator, skillful manager, and strategic thinker, who will be comfortable working in a busy educational environment.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and a résumé via email to Peter Shea at email@example.com or by conventional post to: Peter Shea, Director of Finance, The Roxbury Latin School, 101 St. Theresa Avenue, West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132.
Located in the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Roxbury Latin is an independent day school for 300 boys in grades 7-12. Founded in 1645, the School offers a rigorous classical education to a student body noted for its academic ability as well as its socio-economic and ethnic diversity. More information can be found on our website: https://www.roxburylatin.org/page/about/career-opportunities.... Roxbury Latin is an equal opportunity employer and offers top salaries and benefits. The School especially encourages applications from women and candidates of color.