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Location: La Jolla / San Diego, California
Type: Full Time
San Diego French-American School offers an exceptional bilingual education within a vibrant international community, preparing students to become confident, responsible and engaged global citizens.
Our vision is to be a leading exemplar of bilingual and international education in San Diego.
We aspire to send out into the world multilingual, academically and socially well prepared global citizens who are confident in their identities, guided by strong core values and who live purposeful, engaged, and impactful lives.
Open-mindedness. Intellectual Curiosity. Integrity. Empathy. Resilience.
SDFAS, a thriving Nursery School to Grade 8 program located in La Jolla is seeking a motivated, dependable, and experienced Director of Campus Operations to work under the direction of the Head of School and in support of our community.
The overarching function of the Director of Campus Operations is to strategically plan, staff and effectively lead and ensure the integration and coordination —for efficiency and high performance outcomes—of the following functions and services
School personnel and the community on matters related to construction;
Inspects new construction, repair work, grounds, special projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance, and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently;
For the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel, and achieving objectives within budget,
Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned operations and activities
Utility regulatory methods, practices, rate structures, incentives, and budgeting procedures
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Clean background check; valid driver’s license; proof of negative TB; Covid-19 vaccinations, boosters, masking and testing as per CDPH, County of SD and, ultimately, SDFAS policies and guidelines; ability to lift and carry up to 35lbs.
Construction, architecture, building or facilities maintenance and/or compliance, space use and design, interior decoration, landscape design, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, information systems infrastructure, sustainable architecture and/or design, traffic and pedestrian flows / city planning, etc.
Language and cross-cultural expertise Excellent level of English speaking, writing, editing and proofreading skills; bilingual French and/or Spanish (or other language) is an asset though not required. A plus though not required would be life experiences abroad or outside the region of one’s upbringing.
Solid interpersonal and social-emotional skills, including self-awareness and self-care, grit, a growth mindset and a sense of humor, stress management, and perspective-taking when under pressure; ability to cultivate meaningful positive working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, board members, school and volunteers.
Knowledge, experience and demonstrated ability to relate to and connect with people of diverse backgrounds, upbringings and life experiences, including but not limited to those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious backgrounds or gender expression.
Strong written and verbal expression skills in English is an absolute requirement for this position. Bilingual or second-language French or Spanish is an advantage but not required. Additional language(s), mother tongue(s) or acquired language(s) are also a plus for this position.
Solid technology and computing skill sets including proficiency with collaborative cloud computing (e.g. Google Suite); motivation and ability to learn additional tools or platforms or deepen skills; and a working knowledge of web development languages, content management systems, student information systems, browsers and other emerging web technologies.
Strong commitment to independent school education with a particular enthusiasm for bilingual/international education. Must demonstrate alignment with SDFAS mission, identity and core values.
Capacity to work autonomously; exercise good judgment; demonstrate clear thinking; communicate with clarity and concision; show outstanding organizational and managerial skills; leverage standout task prioritization and time management skills; possess ability to balance multiple high-pressure time-sensitive projects simultaneously; pay attention to details; display demonstrate growth and solution-oriented mindsets; and maintain commitment to a customer service focus through and through.
Working Conditions/Environment Office environment; Open land environment; Building construction sites; Evening or variable hours; High Paced and high pressure environment requiring simultaneous attention to multiple projects and expert use of time and resources.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and with ranges established using industry benchmark.
Tangible (Excellent benefits)
START DATE: Immediate or TBD
Please send the following items as a single attached PDF file to email@example.com [Attn: Tom Wheatley, HR]:
In its hiring practices, SDFAS is an equal opportunity employer
and hires employees without regard to gender, race, religion, color, creed, ethnic or natio