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Manager, Facilities Services #27774

Christina School District
Newark, DE, US

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Eden Support Services Center

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Christina School District Position: Manager, Facilities Services
Location: Eden Support Center
Reports to: Supervisor of Planning and Facilities

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or a minimum of seven (7) years of equivalent work experience in facilities management
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in facilities management and supervision of personnel
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with construction related trades and activities
  • Experience with building operations and custodial/maintenance services
  • Knowledge of school facilities a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with Maintenance Management Systems
  • Demonstrates experience with project management
  • Demonstrates experience with staff development and training
  • Demonstrates computer literacy (Word/Excel etc.)
  • Experience with procurement in a regulated environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously that involve specific time lines
  • Criminal background check and drug screening required prior to employment with the District
  • Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per work day
  • Minimum lifting requirements: 50 pounds (with assistance)
  • Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions
  • Must report to work on time every work day
  • Must perform all duties as assigned during scheduled work days
  • Safety and Security Certifications a plus
Salary: Salary Schedule can be found on the district's website:

Month Of Employment: 12 month position

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested internal maintenance applicants must submit an online application by July 18, 2024 External applications must submit an online application , resume , cover letter and three letters of recommendation (dated within the last year) . Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position.

**Internal applicants must review their email/phone messages for job offers. When the applicant is offered the position, the applicant will have 72 hours to respond to Human Resources with their decision. If after 72 hours an answer has not been received by Human Resources, the next candidate will be offered the position.**

  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a high level of service and reliability.
  • Establish and maintain positive attitudes, effective communications, and beneficial relations with all School District staff, Board Members, community and government agencies
  • Provide a high level of service and assistance to building leaders around all facilities services including any trade, employment group, and outside vendor
  • Provide leadership, direction, guidance and oversight to Facilities Services staff on operational and fiscal issues related to construction, facility maintenance and custodial services
  • Establish and develop short and long-range goals, objectives and performance standards
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and administering Facilities Services programs including capital improvements, maintenance and custodial
  • Responsible for the inspection of the physical condition of school district buildings for facilities/custodial/operational needs(daytime and evening)Assist in preparation of a Facilities Services budget and ensure the proper accounting for regular expenditures and capital projects across multiple fund sources
  • Develop and manage facilities projects which routinely must be initiated, modified and completed within extremely tight timelines
  • Serve as an integral member of the long-range Capital Improvements team
  • Assist in implementing and administering an energy management program, which includes operating and adjusting the Building Automation Systems throughout the District.
  • Assist in district wide Indoor Air Quality Program including conducting investigations, schedule testing, communication to all stakeholders
  • Assist in developing, implementing, administering and supervising the district wide grounds program including snow/ice removal, landscaping, grass cutting
  • Assist in developing, implementing and administering a district wide security system program including card access and surveillance cameras
  • Assist in developing plans for program and/or district wide moves as it relates to district assets (i.e. furniture, equipment, supplies)
  • Determine the effectiveness of products, equipment, standards and programs
  • Purchase and manage maintenance and custodial equipment, tools and inventory
  • Respond to building emergencies
  • Assist in recruitment, hiring, evaluation, and dismissal of Facilities Services personnel
  • Assist in resolution of personnel conflicts in the facilities department
  • Manage and supervise custodial/maintenance personnel in identified buildings
  • Establish and maintain independent analytical decision making and team building skills with employees
  • Organize Facilities Services in-service activities as required
  • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as may be assigned
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position

Human Resources Office
1899 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
PH: 302/552-2600
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Employment is conditional upon receipt of an acceptable criminal background report and a child abuse registry check showing you are not on the registry at any level

The Christina School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. Inquiries regarding compliance with the above may be directed to the Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Christina School District, 1899 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19702; Telephone: (302) 552-2600.


Christina School District is a Delaware public school system, serving more than 14,000 students in City of Newark and its surrounding suburban areas as well as the City of Wilmington.

Christina has 2 early education centers, 14 elementary schools, 2 elementary/middle schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 traditional comprehensive high schools. In addition, the District is home to the Brennen School (Delaware Autism Program), Delaware School for the Deaf, Douglass School, REACH Program, Middle School Honors Academy at Christiana High School, Networks School for Employability Skills, and Sarah Pyle Academy.

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