Jul 16, 2019

Regional Facilities Manager

  • KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
Full-time Operations and Facilities

Job Description

About KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
KIPP is a non-profit network of 224 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.

There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 3,000 alumni around the country. 

Position Overview
The Facilities Manager will join KIPP Bay Area Public Schools during an exciting phase of growth and development. Reporting to the Director of Facilities Management & Planning, the Facilities Manager will be an integral part of a newly developed Facility Management Strategy.  This includes partnering with principals and cross-functional departments to follow through on work order tickets, project management, and ongoing relationship management, that ensures all KIPP schools have safe, quality learning facilities and are financially sustainable.   

The ideal candidate for this position has expertise in facilities management, project management experience, familiar with leasing, as well as effective relationship building and communication skills. 

The Facilities Manager is based out of our Regional Office in downtown Oakland (BART accessible), with periodic travel to our local schools and communities throughout the Bay Area – including San Jose, the Peninsula, San Francisco, and the East Bay. This new position is available immediately.


  •    Project Management & Governance 
    • Accountable for work order ticket completion
    • Oversees day to day Facilities Requests
    • Conducts weekly follow up stakeholder engagement reviews 

   Financial Analysis

  • Understand school and KIPP financials, analyze lease and renovations opportunities with a financial lens, develop solutions that are financially viable for KIPP schools and the organization.
      • Support Director of Facilities with project budget, timelines, including alignment with State/Federal facilities-related grants
  •  Serve as the point person for facilities related to operational situations and responsible for all cross-departmental functions 
  • Ensures facility maintenance and repair activities are executed in the field 
  • Vendor Management 
  • Site inspection acumen 


  • Basic comfort level and ability to think critically about data and data processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and build relationships across teams
  • Ability to self-direct, prioritize and multi-task among competing goals while exhibiting flexibility in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • Skilled at analyzing, interpreting, and using data to collaborate, identify best practices and areas for improvement, and drive results;
  • Strong financial acumen and analytics; resourceful with limited budget and resources;
  • Ability to self‐direct and prioritize among competing goals and exhibit flexibility in a fast‐paced, entrepreneurial environment;
  • Adept at thinking strategically, translating plans into action, and exhibiting excellent judgment;

We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits. 

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