The director of operations is responsible for the professional, efficient, sustainable, and visionary management and leadership of plant operations, including oversight of campus-based maintenance, grounds, and security, as well as outsourced food service and janitorial services. In collaboration with the director of finance, the director of operations also sources and monitors performance of contracted vendor maintenance, repair projects, and capital improvement projects. Expectations for the position are that all areas are to be led in alignment with the mission of the school and its core values, as well as in a manner that is consistent with high quality and standards of operations and safety.
Administers budgets related to utilities, equipment, materials, grounds, security, and food service for the campus.
Education and Experience:
· Construction Management experience.
· School Related Experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
In addition, the person should:
· Commit to living his/her life under the lordship of Christ
· Model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ, and be a Christian role model in speech, actions, and attitudes, which contributes to the spiritual atmosphere of the school
· Believe and affirm the school’s Statement of Faith
· Commit to exhibiting Whitefield’s core value for our students to experience diversity that reflects the body of Christ and support the school’s diversity vision that aims at unity in Christ
· Demonstrate evidence of consistent spiritual activities such as worship at a local church, fellowship with the body of Christ, personal devotional time with the Lord, and individual study of scripture
· Evidence the fruit of the Spirit in the nurturing of relationships with other staff members, students, families, and the community at large
· Be actively involved in a local church
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A request for reasonable accommodations must be submitted to the HR department.
Work for this position will primarily take place in the campus buildings and grounds. The physical demands of this position include lifting up to 50 pounds often; carrying up to 50 pounds often; sitting, crouching, and crawling intermittently; kneeling regularly; pushing/pulling, climbing/balancing, reaching, walking, standing, bending, and stooping often. To perform this job the person must be able to talk, hear, stand, sit, and/or walk for extended periods of time; must possess normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; must be able to operate grounds maintenance equipment (including but not limited to: mowers, weed eaters, motorized carts, and trucks); must be able to operate building maintenance equipment (including but not limited to: power tools, repair equipment, cleaning equipment, motorized carts, and trucks). Conditions may exist that create exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Nothing in this job description restricts the School’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.
This is a 12-month, full-time position. To apply, please go to www.whitefieldacademy.com under About Us/Employment Opportunities. Whitefield Academy is an equal opportunity employer.