Wellington seeks a certified facilities manager to supervise, support, and guide the facilities department. The department plays an integral role in the functioning of the school, as it works to inspire and engage students in a supportive and dynamic environment. The work requires the maintenance of existing facilities, while also partnering with school leadership to identify future needs and to build plans and forecasts to support necessary changes.
This administrative position is responsible for the built environment and physical operations of the school. This role maintains a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty, staff, and the larger school community and guests with minimal disruptions to overall business operations.
Minimum 4-year technical degree and at least 5 years of experience in facilities management
BOMI (FMC), IFMA (CFM), or other industry certification preferred (professional licensure (RA, PE, etc.) considered in lieu of certification)
Management and administrative experience, including the ability to create strategy
Broad general knowledge of business and finance
Ability to maintain and track budgets while building long-term capital expenditure plans
Excellent communication, organizational, and project management skills
Flexible mindset and ability to adapt to change
Critical thinking skills and problem solving under mental demand
Ability to understand and develop internal relationships, procedures, policies and practices
Working knowledge of general (MEP, Storm, Sanitary, etc.) and specific (Fire, Hardware, Security, etc.) building systems and ability to direct or personally perform minor repairs.
Ability to understand emergency preparedness and mitigation of risk
Deep knowledge of building operations and maintenance and ability to provide environmental stewardship
Clear and grammatically correct speech and written language skills
Positive and helpful attitude
Physically able to lift 50 pounds and perform maintenance tasks including working off of ladders and mechanical lifts
Proficient in general computer skills and applications, including word processing, email, scheduling, spreadsheets, etc.
Qualified candidates should send materials to Christine Conkle, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, [email protected]. All candidates should include:
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