Assistant Director, Facilities Services

Location
Leesburg, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 13, 2020
Ref
IRC27426
Job Title Assistant Director, Facilities Services Location Leesburg, VA, US Organization Name Facilities Services Building Department Description Facilities Services Building
Brief Description The Assistant Director for Facilities Services is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of educational buildings and grounds to include academic, administrative, and athletics facilities, across Loudoun County, VA. The Assistant Director will manage personnel actions and provide technical direction related to the maintenance and operations of all built infrastructure and improved grounds.

Detailed Description • Provides leadership, guidance, and support to supervisors and staff in a variety of building trades and professional disciplines; ensures best management practices are used within Facilities Services, including effective communications, documentation, safety and regulatory compliance, and use of industry and division standard practices.
• Makes recommendations on, prioritizes and implements energy reduction strategies and efficiency initiatives.
• Evaluates the condition of all LCPS facilities to document current conditions and compliance with Health, Life and Safety, and building codes, and implements corrective actions.
• Assures regulatory compliance with all federal, state and county safety and environmental requirements affecting facility operations.
• Develops, formalizes and implements both short-term and long-term plans, goals and objectives, including personnel evaluations, for the Facilities Maintenance team.
• Assesses and prioritizes deferred maintenance needs and assists in preparing the six-year capital plans for repairs and renovations of the infrastructure systems.
• Participates in the planning, designing, and completion of school construction projects, including new buildings and renovations, and providing guidance to designers during initial planning and design drawing reviews.
• Assists in the development of Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).
• Performs duties of On-Call Facilities Services Supervisor when scheduled to represent the Division Director.
• Directs maintenance operations during emergency conditions to assure the protection of resources and property.
• May lead Facilities Services Division response to facility emergencies or other incidents impacting school operations.

Job Requirements • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Resource Management, or other related field from an accredited college or university required; Master's degree preferred
• Ten years demonstrated senior level experience in educational facilities and infrastructure management, or a comparably complex setting
• Experience in creating efficiencies and a collaborative work environment, as well as leading a facilities maintenance team for a K-12 public school system or other large organization with multiple locations.
• Demonstrated knowledge and attention to detail regarding fiscal management and building operations.
• Demonstrated knowledge of building trades including plumbing, utilities, electrical, HVAC and carpentry, in addition to knowledge of facility construction, applicable building codes, local zoning and ordinance regulations, mechanical and electrical systems and their maintenance, operations, and related renewal costs
• Ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds and experience building a professional development program for employees in the building trades
• Knowledge of the hazards of the building trades and application of safety precautions utilized to minimize risks and strengthen a positive safety culture across the organization
• Knowledge of using a computerized maintenance management system to assess effectiveness of the maintenance organization and control work/expenditures to operate within approved budgets and achieve timely completion of assigned work
• Demonstrated professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and members of the community
• Must possess a valid state vehicle operator's license and clean driving record

Physical Requirements:
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift approximately 50 pounds. May be exposed to extreme temperatures and other inclement weather.
Essential Personnel:
Employees who perform the responsibilities of this position for the Department of Support Services are considered essential personnel. Essential personnel are designated employees who must report for work during a delay or emergency situations. A workplace emergency is an unforeseen situation that threatens the staff, pupils, or the public; disrupts or shuts down business operations; or causes physical or environmental damage. Emergencies may be natural or manmade. It is incumbent upon the supervisor to inform and confirm which essential personnel are required to work during emergency closings. Notification and confirmation of the expectation of essential personnel to report to work, or maintain as-needed status, will be executed with as much advanced notice as possible via in-person communication or email.

Additional Details
AdministratorSalary Scale , Level 4

This is an Exempt position.
Reports to: Director, Facilities Services

The Loudoun County School Board seeks to cultivate a high performing team of professionals focused on its mission and goals. The School Board values merit and excellence within its workforce and encourages the highest levels of professionalism for all its employees.

The School Board also recognizes and values the diversity of the students and broader community it serves and encourages diversity within its workforce.

The Loudoun County School Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School Board does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, national origin, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any basis protected by law.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148
Tel: 571-252-1100
How To Apply To submit an application online, please select "Apply Now"
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Please be sure to upload the following:
  • Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
Interview Date School Year SY_2020 - 2021 School Year 2020-2021 Job Type Administrative Closing Date Contract or Assignment Days/Hours Per Day 248 Days / 8 Hours Amount of Travel

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