St. Michael's Country Day School is a PS through 8th grade independent day school (approximately 200 students, 50 faculty/staff) in Newport, RI and has an opening for the Director of Facilities position. The school is situated on a 7 acre campus with three buildings. The position directs the maintenance and improvement operations of SMCDS facilities and vehicle, including preventative maintenance and related budgets.
Provides overall coordination of facility maintenance, including planning and developing preventative maintenance.
Completes repair work and projects in a timely manner.
Oversees all contractors that work in the facility and grounds. May request and review bids, and recommend selection of contractors.
Works with outside agencies such as fire, health, building depts., etc. to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to facilities and grounds.
Develops budgets supporting the preventative and annual maintenance plans and monitors expenditures against budget.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs assigned staff and volunteers. Reviews and evaluates performance & develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
Advises management on maintenance issues and projects as requested.
Ensures that bus is maintained and operated in accordance appropriately.
Updates facility plans periodically. Develop annual plan of capital projects & report progress to management and board.
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in facility management or a related field or relevant experience.
Three or more years experience in facility management or closely related field.
Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing, carpentry, and other maintenance-related areas.
Skills in supervision, budget management and project management.
Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.