Reports to Assistant Head of Finance and Operations
Exempt, Full-Year Staff
Protect, maintain and enhance the facilities and related assets of MCDS in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for the maintenance, safety, appearance and cleanliness of buildings and grounds and ensure that the facilities are in compliance with current safety standards and policies.
Provide leadership, supervision and support for the maintenance, landscaping and custodial staff. Set standards and ensure quality control. Encourage professional development of staff through training, goal setting and performance reviews.
Assist staff in setting appropriate goals and provides support for their attainment.
Protect, maintain and enhance the facilities and related assets of MCDS in a safe and efficient manner including buildings, grounds, furniture, fixtures and maintenance equipment and supplies. Maintain related plans and business documents.
Coordinate and schedule routine, preventative maintenance and summer projects. Provide operational support to MCDS faculty, staff and parents for ongoing activities and special events.
Jointly with the Assistant Head for Finance and Operations, develop operating and capital budgets for facilities, including annual, long term and project budgets. Responsible for cost and budget control; maintain records of all expenditures and provide regular reports to the Assistant Head for Finance and Operations.
In conjunction with the Assistant Head for Finance and Operations, act as a resource for the Buildings and Grounds Committee of the Board of Trustees and its sub-committees, providing reports on all areas of the physical plant, bringing technical expertise, advice and experience in building and grounds management, planned maintenance, energy management and maximizing the use of the facilities.
Takes on additional projects or responsibilities, as the Assistant head for Finance and Operations deems appropriate.
Environmental and Safety Responsibilities
Responsible for code compliance programs as relates to the campus buildings.
Collaborate with the Director of Safety and Security to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations, including OSHA, EPA, etc.
Regularly inspect all work areas to ensure that no safety hazards exist.
Develop and implement strategies to minimize property loss.
Provide leadership for the entire facilities team by supervising and working alongside the team on daily projects.
Coordinate custodial and maintenance work with the school’s master calendar.
Assist Director of Safety and Security in helping to develop procedures and protocols to deal with emergencies.
Serve as liaison with outside vendors and contractors.
Work closely with administrators and faculty to accommodate and facilitate their programmatic needs.
Robust professional development program
Faculty and Staff of Color Affinity Group called Fusion
Active SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) group
Strong and supportive professional community with a growth mindset
MCDS is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of
diversity throughout the school community.
Minimum five years experience in facilities and personnel management, preferably in a school setting.
Experience in maintenance, construction and project management.
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to negotiate and communicate with various outside contractors and vendors.
Expertise in and an aptitude for administration, budgeting and scheduling.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Proficient computer skills in word processing, data management and financial reporting programs.
About Marin Country Day School
Marin Country Day School is an independent K-8 coed day school enrolling 595 students at a 35-acre campus in Corte Madera, California. Our school's mission, underscored by our core values of respect, responsibility and compassion, asks children to become skilled learners and ethical human beings, motivated to make a difference in the world.
Founded in 1956 by an adventurous group of parents and educators who believed that learning is a joyous and lifelong process, MCDS provides a distinguished education based on distinctive values, aspirations and practices. Students at MCDS enjoy the benefits of innovative teaching, enhanced understanding of how children learn, tools for clear and creative expression and an increasingly diverse student body.
Our rich and well-considered core curriculum includes a rigorous grounding in traditional academic disciplines: English, Spanish, mathematics, science and social studies. Art, athletics, drama, music and outdoor education are integral parts of the program. In addition, Aikido/Energy Time, developmental physical education and age-appropriate curricula covering nutrition, human sexuality and substance abuse promote health and wellness.
We strive as well to prepare our students to participate thoughtfully and meaningfully in the changing world of the 21st century, and to give them flexible skill sets that will serve them in a world that is more competitive and technologically integrated. Woven into the program are initiatives promoting ecoliteracy, global awareness and engagement and facility in the use of technology. Ongoing review of the core program assures that the curriculum is dynamic, incorporates current pedagogy and best practices, and is well-aligned through the nine grade levels.