The Executive Director of Facilities and Operations leads and manages six offices: 1) Capital Programs, Planning and Design; 2) Educational Facilities; 3) Maintenance and Custodial Services; 4) Safety and Security Services; 5) Nutrition Services; and 6) Pupil Transportation. The Executive Director is directly responsible for the efficient and effective operations of these offices in accordance with all board policies, administrative directives, legal and financial requirements to support the school division. The Executive Director plans, organizes and directs related tasks, duties and projects of these offices. The Executive Director also provides advice, recommendations and updates to the Chief of Staff, Executive Cabinet, Board of Education and participates in respective informational and coordination meetings with the city council, city staff and other stakeholders.
This position reports to the Chief of Staff.
Education: Master’s degree in public administration or business administration is required. Educational background in construction management, project management, and financial management is required. Educational requirement may be waived based upon ten (10) or more years of significant, job-related experience, training and bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Experience: Minimum ten (10) years of progressive, hands-on, operational management experience with direct supervision of three (3) or more supervisory leaders is required. Must have demonstrated experience leading and managing decentralized and distributed service-support operation(s) across a large, urban area. It is emphasized that experienced-based-knowledge of capital programs, budget process and operational management is required. Experience with preK-12 school operations (construction, facilities maintenance, educational planning, security, food services, or transportation) is preferred.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities: