Montgomery County Public Schools in Rockville, Maryland, is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as the director for the Department of Facilities Management. The salary range for this position is $124,305-$158,774. Interested individuals can apply directly at the following link: https://mcps.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=19004SR .
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Under direction from the Chief Operating Officer, provides leadership, direction, and oversight for the divisions of Capital Planning, Construction, Maintenance, and School Plant Operations for all buildings operated by MCPS. In addition, provides leadership and direction for the Real Estate Management Team and the units that manage energy purchases, utilities payments, and energy conservation and recycling programs in schools. Ensures the operational efficiency of the department by developing efficient processes, targets and performance measures to assess results. Leads the units and divisions in the district's commitment to equity and excellence for staff and students.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: This position requires the knowledge and application of the six leadership standards that have been established for the Montgomery County Association of Administrators and Principals Professional Growth System (MCAAP PGS). Thorough knowledge of facilities management, including construction, maintenance, plant operations, energy management, real estate, and capital and operating budget strategies and procedures necessary to administer a comprehensive school facilities program. Excellent organizational skills and ability to interpret educational programs in relation to facility needs. Excellent oral and written communications and human relations skills.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in architecture, engineering, business administration, planning, or a related area. Master’s Degree preferred. Experience in educational facilities management or experience working in a related field; or any combination of applicable education, training, and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position. Experience facilitating small and large group community stakeholder meetings.
About Montgomery County Public Schools
Montgomery County Public Schools is the largest school system in Maryland and the 14th largest school system in the nation. We employ over 23,957 individuals, and we serve more than 162,680 students. The mission of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is to ensure every student has the academic, creative problem solving, and social emotional skills to be successful in college, career, and community, regardless of his or her background. While many of our students achieve at the highest levels, not all have had opportunities, support and resources needed to meet their full potential. MCPS is committed to addressing disparities in student outcomes by closing gaps in opportunity and achievement for all students, in all classrooms, in all of our schools.