Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart | Bethesda, MD | Director of Facilities

Stone Ridge is seeking a Director of Facilities to begin July 1, 2022 or sooner.
Date Posted: 1/27/2022

Date Accepting Applications Through: 04/27/2022

Job Title: Director of Facilities

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: MD - Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

The Director of Facilities reports to the Director of Finance & Operations and oversees all aspects of maintenance, improvements, and housekeeping for Stone Ridge’s 35 acre campus, including 250,000 square feet of academic buildings, three gymnasiums, a natatorium, artificial and natural turf fields, and numerous auxiliary buildings, and multiple rental properties adjacent to campus.

The Director of Facilities supervises and directs the Facility Manager, Administrative Assistant, Bus Driver(s), Maintenance staff, Housekeeping Supervisor, and Housekeeping staff; develops and maintains the Maintenance and Operations Department operating and capital budgets; and plans for the School’s preventative and long-term maintenance. The Director of Facilities manages the school’s work order system, maintains a working knowledge of the physical conditions of all campus facilities, and serves as Sustainability Coordinator for the School. This position serves on the School’s Master Plan Committee and plays an integral role in planning for and implementing campus construction projects. The Director of Facilities is a member of the School’s management leadership team and is on call 24/7 for emergencies, in coordination with the Facility Manager who is housed on-campus.

Other job responsibilities include:
--Overseeing contractors providing daily dining services, school bus routes, campus security, and certain maintenance functions (such as HVAC, electrical, and landscaping);
--Working with the Director of Events to coordinate frequent special event set-ups;
--Purchasing housekeeping and maintenance equipment and supplies;
--Overseeing utility services (gas, electric, water & sewer, and telephone);
--Overseeing regulatory compliance in environmental, asbestos, health, and other standards;
--Developing RFPs for contract work; obtaining competitive bids; preparing agreements;
--Maintaining records, plans, permits, warranties, operating manuals, etc. for buildings, equipment, and grounds;
--Overseeing a daily bus transportation program, including both contracted-bus services and the use of School-owned vehicles
--Supporting the Director of Safety & Security by maintaining the campus PA system, radios for emergency communication and assisting with emergency drills.
--Managing the campus wide access control system.

Full Position Description: The ideal candidate:
--possesses a bachelor’s or associate’s degree in a relevant field.
--has at least five years of experience in a supervisory role in facilities or property management.
--has demonstrated leadership experience, including experience with planning major capital projects and developing long-range facilities plans.
--is able to perform all duties of the job, including physical demands such as: walking or standing for extended periods; climbing stairs and lifting up to 20lbs. of equipment; hearing voices, alarms, bells, and horns; driving an automobile; and using standard office equipment and software.
--possesses knowledge of federal, state, and local laws that pertain to facilities administration.
--is able to communicate clearly to a team, both verbally and in writing, in English; ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred but not required.
--is a team player and leader, demonstrates ethical and professional behavior in all interactions and situations with school constituents, including students, families, faculty, staff, administrators, and contractors.

Compensation includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Stone Ridge is looking for a candidate who is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should complete the application online, As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Courtney Perna, Human Resources Manager, all in PDF format.

Vaccination Policy
Stone Ridge requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to legally required exemptions) as the best means of reducing the risk of transmission and providing our students and faculty/staff with the safest possible educational environment. Stone Ridges defines fully vaccinated in this context to include the booster. Vaccination not only works to protect the individual who is vaccinated, but also protects students who are not yet eligible and anyone at increased risk from COVID-19.

How to Apply:

Link to Full Description:
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.