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Director of Facilities (21-22)

Company: IDEA Public Schools
Location: Weslaco
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Job Description:


Description
Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools :



At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!


IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in Tampa Bay , FL (2021) , and Jacksonville, FL (2022) !



When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.



To learn more about IDEA, check out this .

About the Rio Grande Valley:



Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX, to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.



RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEA's mission of college for all, as only 1 out of 17 students currently graduate college ready. Our mission holds true as we have over 5,000 IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from, 300 colleges and universities across the country.



Join our passionate team of changemakers in south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to 55 schools, serving over 38,000 students in 2022.

Role Mission: The Director of Facilities manages the IDEA experience beyond the classroom, from the moment a student sets foot in our schools until a student walks the stage at graduation. The Director of Facilities works to eliminate operational obstacles that could prevent teachers and school leaders from focusing on instruction.

Specifically, the Director of Facilities is responsible for achieving operational excellence at every school, with a specific emphasis in the following areas: facilities maintenance and staff and student safety.

Accountabilities

Leads schools in operation goals in accordance with IDEA's growth plans (138 schools in operation for the '21-'22 school year)

  • Leads IDEA's school launch strategy by developing cross-functional frameworks that result in standardized and replicable processes, implementing these processes consistently and timely across the district, and creating the infrastructure to produce and disseminate best practices to campuses.
  • Builds best-in-class facilities launch tools and mechanisms that generate measurable data for continuous improvement opportunities and meet IDEA's organizational needs.
  • Communicates expectations, develops professional development and integrates IDEA culture in partnership with campus and regional leaders to ensure an excellent parent, student and staff experience on the first day of school.Ensures top performers occupy every seat across Facilities (85% Facilities Staff Retention Rate)
    • Establishes hiring practices to attract top performers for every role in Facilities, including screening exercises, interview protocols and vetting mechanisms.
    • Customizes onboarding practices to ensure each new team member is set up for success based on the unique responsibilities of their role.
    • Develops and executes differentiated professional development for Facilities staff, to build technical capacity, and leadership and management acumen.Achieves Operational and Financial Excellence in Facilities through Direct and Indirect Management (cost/sqft, A+ in Quality, Safety & Energy Audits)
      • Provides strategic and tactical leadership in the areas of Facilities. Directly manages the HQ Facilities team to achieve the highest levels of performance.
      • Indirectly manages the campus Facilities teams to achieve the highest standards in quality and safety, the highest level of operational efficiency and the financial targets at every campus.
      • Indirectly manages Facility Managers by providing technical training, ongoing support, and by building the capacity of their managers (APOs) to oversee their work effectively.
      • Works with Regional Directors of Operations (RDOs) to mentor and support Assistant Principals of Operations (APOs) on best practices, analysis and tracking mechanisms to ensure effective monitoring of progress toward goals (PTGs).Achieves Safety Excellence in Facilities through Direct and Indirect Management
        • Provides strategic and tactical leadership in the areas of safety in Facilities by evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law.
        • Indirectly manages Facilities teams at each campus to achieve the highest standards in safety by preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of safety with students, staff and parents.
        • Indirectly manages Facility Managers by providing training, ongoing support, and by building the capacity of their managers (APOs) to oversee their work effectively in the areas of safety.
        • Works with Regional Directors of Operations (RDOs) to mentor and support Assistant Principals of Operations (APOs) on best safety practices, analysis and tracking mechanisms to ensure monitoring of safety procedures.Ensures 100% of schools are fully operational by the first day of school
          • Ensures that 100% positions are filled, 100% of professional development sessions are completed, Ensures that 100% of Facilities employees have received operations onboarding and training,
          • Ensures that 100% of Facility Managers hired by May 1st and Custodians by July 1st , 100% of facilities heavy equipment delivered to campuses by July 1st , 100% of new campuses fully stocked with all custodial supplies, 100% of HVAC units are functional two weeks before the first day of school, 100% of building turnover meetings are conducted with Principals, APO's, and FM's by June 30, 100% of campus spaces have a comfortable temperature on the first day of school, 100% of campus staff have the required keys to lock classrooms and access staff restrooms.Lives IDEA's values
            • Believes and is committed to our mission: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
            • Is driven by outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
            • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly
            • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
            • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
            • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomesQualifications:
              • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or similar
              • Experience: 5+ years in team management, preferably in Facilities and Maintenance; preferably in school settingKnowledge and Skills:
                • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
                • Data analysis
                • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
                • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
                • Project management and task prioritization principlesAbility to:
                  • Problem solve, think strategically and manage conflicts
                  • Manage and develop non-exempt personnel
                  • Implement policies and procedures
                  • Provide exception customer service and training to end users
                  • Evaluate and develop data, and recommend improvement procedures
                  • Prepare reports and analysis for senior management
                  • Read and Interpret construction documents and floor plansCompensation:

                    Salaries for this role typically fall between $73,955 and $90,225 commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment

                    IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

                    IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

Keywords: IDEA Public Schools, Edinburg , Director of Facilities (21-22), Executive , Weslaco, Texas

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