Jun 23, 2022

Campus Facilities Manager

  • KIPP Texas
  • Austin, TX
Full-time Special Education Support

Job Description

Company Description
KIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.
KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.
You can see all our job opportunities at https://kipptexas.org/join-our-team/ .

Job Description
The Opportunity
The Campus Facilities Manager position manages the daily facility maintenance and custodial services at an assigned property or properties. This role will ensure that KIPP Texas students have access to a clean, maintained and safe facility, which provides an environment supportive of learning and growth. Campus Facilities Managers acts as the main point of contact for schools and departments housed on the property and ensures that the facility is maintained according to internal service level agreements. As a key member of the statewide Facilities team, the Campus Facilities Manager will report to the Campus Facilities Manager. The role manages Custodial, Sr. Facilities Technician staff and custodial services on campus. This role furthers the mission of KIPP by providing a clean and safe learning environment for students and faculty.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for team performance as measured by state determined Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Schedule daily maintenance and custodial work for on-time completion with high standards/quality via a work order system
  • Communicate and coordinate with school administrative teams for functioning of department to include event set ups, reservations, shared spaces, etc
  • Manage custodial and maintenance teams on campus, including KIPP Texas employees as well as outsourced cleaning services
  • Manages Custodial and Sr Manager of Facilities staff at assigned facility, including hiring and firing
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and scheduling of all maintenance and custodial staff
  • Administer and audit the campus facilities budget and manage employee time
  • Point of contact for all vendors completing facilities work on campus
  • Manages campus security (in some locations), sets expectations, develops post orders, creates schedule, manages budget
  • Support school operations and sometimes Lead for Campus emergency planning and response
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure campus environment.
  • On call emergency resource during hours and ensuring proper coverage for response after hours
  • Planning and execution of major projects and annual summer work including painting, floor care, deep cleaning, and furniture needs for the assigned property
  • Responsible for facility related compliance
  • Manages preventive maintenance programs, custodial supply orders, and key management for the entire campus
  • Attend meetings, professional development meetings and training session "Continuous Learning"

  • Minimum 5-10 years' work experience including experience managing a team; facilities related experience preferred
  • Proven ability in utilizing data to drive change, identify and solve problems, and inform decision making
  • Proven ability to manage employee performance including accountability measures, improvement plans, disciplinary and corrective actions
  • Exhibit leadership ability and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to identify problems and proactively find solutions
  • Extreme flexibility, with a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to accommodate a high level of responsibility and multiple, changing priorities
  • Technical and practical knowledge of business systems and the maintenance and repair thereof is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills; interpersonal skills required to maintain positive relations and obtain cooperation with a broad group of stakeholders at all levels with different needs and interest
  • Highly organized; ability to manage multiple projects at once and prioritize assigned work to meet deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to produce high quality work in a dynamic environment
  • Unquestioned integrity and passion for public education and working with underserved communities
  • Continuous learner
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with a facilities work order system, such as School Dude or similar, is preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Additional Information
Compensation and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary scale, a part of KIPP Texas' competitive benefits options, KIPP offers all employees an $0 HMO plan for the employee only. In addition to our $0 plan, KIPP provides a $600 employer contribution towards a Health Savings Account and a variety of other supplemental benefits such as Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Pet Insurance, Life, etc.

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