Employment Type: Full Time, 12 month position, benefits eligible
Start Date: ASAP
The Paideia School is an independent, progressive, pre-K through 12 college-preparatory school in the Emory University area of Atlanta. Paideia is seeking a new Director of Facilities who will report to the Head of School and is accountable for overall performance of the facilities department in providing a safe, clean, cost-effective, sustainable and instructionally supportive school environment consisting of 15-acre grounds, 200,000 sf of buildings and 9-acre outdoor athletic complex. In addition to setting all departmental policies and procedures for effective facility operations and maintenance and creating and managing the department budget, this position is also responsible for the strategic leadership as it pertains to the use and development of our beautiful urban campus.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Because this position is one point of contact for emergency situations, maintenance, and safety on campus, there are issues not listed here that can come up day (or night - as reasonable) in the life of a Director of Facilities.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Minimum requirements for this position are a BA, 5+ years of related work experience, preferably in a school environment. Important personal and professional qualities include: proven personnel management skills, effective oral and written communication skills with confidence and clarity in conveying information to all members of the community. Other personal qualities include: the ability to demonstrate initiative and innovation, meet challenges with resourcefulness and develop alternative solutions and approaches and the ability to respond and follow through on assignments and responsibilities in a timely manner and to work on multiple assignments with varying deadlines. Applicants should be detail oriented, highly organized and have strong problem solving skills, with effective management style and interpersonal skills. A good sense of humor is, of course, always welcome.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our online application.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A benefits package is offered for benefits-eligible positions. The Paideia School is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, our focus on both social and emotional learning with rigorous academic offerings and opportunities for extra curricular learning, please visit our website at www.paideiaschool.org.