Director of Physical Plant

State College, PA, US
Per Year
Apr 16, 2021
The State College Area School District seeks a dynamic, energetic leader who is mission driven and has a record of proven results and responsibilities to serve as our Director of Physical Plant . This full-time, twelve-month administrative position reports to the Finance and Operations Officer and is charged with overseeing the operation and maintenance of all school facilities and grounds; leading capital facility planning, including the management of subsequent construction projects; and, overseeing the procurement of district-wide supplies. In addition, the Director is responsible for providing leadership and recommendations to senior administration on the development of district long-range strategic plans; the assessment and evaluation of current and future facilities infrastructure; developing, communicating and maintaining a long-term vision and plan for facilities; analyzing operational methods and procedures and recommending to senior administration the most efficient and effective systems; and, ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • A commitment to a robust and multi-faceted educational setting.
  • The ability to be a strong problem solver, viewing challenges and problems as opportunities for growth and transformation.
  • Compassion, integrity, and open-mindedness in all interactions.
  • Collegiality, approachability, flexibility, and adaptability.
  • A passion for environmental sustainability.
  • Consistently strong, respectful, and gracious interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An ability to partner and collaborate with all community members.
  • The ability to give direction, provide follow-up, give feedback and ensure accountability on task done.
  • Experience with construction project documents and bidding specifications.
  • The ability to work in a variety of environments, including indoors, outdoors, on roofs or elevated areas.

A Bachelor's degree in a related field is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Analytical, organizational, collaborative, and coaching skills are critical to success in this position. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a proven ability to build relationships, and strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have a desire to engage with a community that values education and a staff that believes in academic growth and success for all students through high quality learning experiences, then please provide your cover letter and resume . Credentials will be reviewed beginning April 30, 2021.

Primary Location:
District Wide (Multiple Locations)
Salary Range:
Per Year
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