Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Director, Facilities Operations in CHICAGO, Illinois

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Unit Description

Chicago Public Schools is in search of a Executive Director for Facilities Operation - to manage maintenance services for our skill trades, custodial and grounds, at multiple locations, leading staff, interviewing and hiring new employees, communicating daily with facility management team and vice president of operations to report service level, maintenance and monitoring the operation of all utility systems such as heating, ventilating and air conditioning, and other administrative duties may be required. Mechanical knowlege is a MUST

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge and skills in custodial, housekeeping , and maintenance services.

  • Experience in managing facility staff management at multi-locations.

  • Must be able to manage financial reports and excel spreadsheets.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Verbal and written communication skills in the English language, active listening, flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management.

  • Working knowledge of and ability for decision making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis, and quality control analysis.

  • Working knowledge and skill in effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other personnel.#LI

Position Summary

The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or directs facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single mega-site or multi-site unit. This position may function as head of a small mega-site unit with three levels of management reporting up to this position; or may assist in the leadership of a large mega or multi-site unit reporting up to a VP, Facilities Operations. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations leads or assists in the integration of processes within the client organization to maintain and develop agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities. At the organizational level, the Executive Director of Facilities Operations may contribute to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs, and improving the productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization. This position ensures a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Executive Director of Facilities Operations often manages construction work and may coordinate and/or oversee contracted services for major construction. The position often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic education requirement- Bachelor's degree

Basic management experience- 3 years

Basic functional experience- 4 years in facilities management, engineering, management of business/operations service in both soft and hard facilities services

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 56875

Location US - IL - CHICAGO

Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time