Job Type






Director 2 - Facilities Operations Lyons


Sodexo Lyons IN United States

1 month ago

Unit Description:

Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day...

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Facilities Operations overseeing the K-12 school district of Washington Community Schools in Washington, Indiana. This is a family-friendly community just 1 ½ hours southwest of Indianapolis, IN. Recognized by US News Ranking as “Best High Schools”, the School District is comprised of 5 schools and 2 admin buildings.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this exciting opportunity!

Mentoring a team, running a business, and partnering with clients all come together in this role. Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Director/ Senior Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results? This may be the opportunity for you!

Reporting to the District Manager, you will oversee custodial, grounds, and maintenance operations for the K-12 school district. We are seeking a strong leader/mentor/collaborator with strong interpersonal skills. You will be responsible for leading and developing a team, interfacing with clients, and ensuring a high level of service throughout the facilities within the school district.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Minimum of 5 years successful experience in Facilities Management, preferably in a K-12 or higher education setting;
• Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
• Knowledge of HVAC, skilled trades, and of CMMS systems for managing preventive maintenance schedules and work orders;
• Strong leadership in client and community relations;
• Knowledge and experience in Project Management;
• Demonstrated business and financial acumen with a solid understanding of budgeting and financial reporting and controls;
• Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development, employee engagement, retention of staff, and team building; and
• Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus.

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Join the Sodexo Team! Apply Today!

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality-of-Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.
What We Offer:

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
Position Summary:

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and 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 or equivalent experience

Basic management experience- 5 years

Basic functional experience- 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer
Lyons IN USA

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