Director – Accounting, Director – Facilities, Director – Maintenance and Operations
4 Year Degree
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is seeking a Director of Facilities Maintenance and Operations to oversee the extensive District’s Maintenance and Operations Branch. Facilities M & O is responsible for maintaining, cleaning, and operating facilities at the District’s 1,300 schools and centers, and various administrative sites. M&O has a workforce of approximately 5,200 that includes 2,880 employees in the M&O Areas and Central office and 2,300 school-based custodial employees.
The ideal candidate for will have executive level facilities maintenance and operations experience in large public, private, government, or non-profit organization. Experience with public education a plus;
Be a forward-looking leader capable of influencing and galvanizing others towards a shared view of the future; Possesses high emotional intelligence; trusts their staff and has a reputation of encouraging and building confidence in others; Has a proactive personnel management approach focused on developing and retaining staff;
Have extensive experience building and maintaining a high performing service-oriented facilities maintenance and operations organization; has the ability to successfully manage multi-million dollar budgets; possesses the flexibility to balance, Branch interests with District priorities, when needs exceed resources; Understands the benefits of integrating a mitigated risk approach in business and staffing recommendations and decisions; Ability to synthesize extensive information and data to use in decision-making; Can anticipate and identify the opportunities that are available to create improvements and efficiencies;
Any questions please contact: Deborah Jansen, Personnel Commission, Los Angeles Unified School District, (213) 241-5449, email@example.com
Minimum Qualifications for this important position include:
Education: Graduation with a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in engineering, facilities management, planning, construction management, or an advanced degree in any subject.
Courses in business administration, public relations, maintenance planning, accounting, school finance, personnel management, and communications are preferable.
Experience: Ten (10) years of administrative or executive facilities management experience, including experience in planning, coordinating, and executing capital maintenance and repair projects and/or facilities maintenance and/or operations.
Additional Salary Information: Full family medical, vision and dental insurance; Membership in CalPERS Retirement System; 24 paid vacation days, and paid illness days.
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