Mar 31, 2021

GD CA: Director of Facilities

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
School Leadership

Job Description

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The Director of Facilities, in collaboration with the CEO, oversees the Facilities Project Management Office for Green Dot California. Together, they engage stakeholders throughout the organization, manage all facilities projects and partner on the creation and execution of Green Dot's facilities vision. The role involves both strategic planning and day-to-day operations. The Director of Facilities will be responsible for managing the facilities helpdesk, preventative and deferred maintenance, janitorial services, building access and compliance with local and state code requirements. He/she will also manage, Green Dot's facilities helpdesk and work order system


Facilities Project Management Office:
Collaborate with CEO and Chief Business Officer (CBO), operations and facilities teams and other stakeholders throughout the organization to create and execute long-term facilities vision
Serve as project manager and supervise and coordinate the work of contractors
In tandem with the Facilities Manager, oversee the day-to-day operations and develop and implement a training program for Facilities Associates
Work with the Facilities Manager to respond to and manage facilities helpdesk tickets including work order scheduling and reporting of key performance metrics (KPIs)
Manage facilities alterations requests for Proposition 39 Facilities Use Agreements
Prepare requests for proposals, bid information and other contract documents
Support special projects and other tasks as instructed by the CEO and CBO
Responsible for ensuring that all facility projects are in compliance with GDPSC procurement policies

Preventative and Deferred Maintenance:
Develop and implement a preventative and deferred maintenance schedule for each facility, including HVAC, fire, plumbing, pest control, landscaping, etc.
Identify, evaluate, select and manage vendors to perform preventative maintenance and conduct repairs as needed
Manage maintenance vendors and work with Facilities Manager to ensure facilities issues are resolved in a timely and professional manner and grounds are kept in good condition
Schedule and oversee routine maintenance and/or capital expenditures/improvement projects during school breaks (winter, spring and summer)

Janitorial Services:
Manage janitorial vendor(s) to ensure that all facilities are clean and provide a safe learning environment for our students
Develop and implement a janitorial inspection plan to identify areas for improvement
Create deep cleaning schedules and work with School Operations Managers to ensure that all facilities receive deep cleaning according to these schedules
Monitor janitorial invoicing to ensure services are accurately billed

Building Access:
Manage master keys and keyless entry systems for all facilities across the region
Coordinate with School Operations Managers to re-key buildings as necessary

Compliance & Safety:
Coordinate with appropriate city, county, state and other regulatory agencies for periodic inspections and tests of facilities, infrastructure and systems to ensure compliance with all annual Fire/Life/Safety regulations
Respond to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and schedule appropriate repairs
Manage and refine monthly facilities safety inspections with School Operations Managers
Ensure compliance with all leases and district agreements

Bachelor's degree required; Graduate degree preferred
Spanish language fluency a plus
You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities management, construction management, or similar role
You have experience overseeing maintenance of building systems
You are able to think strategically and plan for the short-term and long-term
You possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities
You have an effective teamwork orientation with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple constituencies, including leadership, school leaders and staff, and contractors
You are hardworking, motivated and self-directed; able to think critically and anticipate needs of customers
You are comfortable with ambiguity and ability to adapt to a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
You are able to develop and implement internal systems and processes to increase effectiveness
You demonstrate initiative, leadership, and tenacity and a passion for improving K-12 public education
You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The starting salary for this position will be $110,000 - $120,000, commensurate with experience. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement options (visit for more information). We also provide generous time off to support an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

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