Sidwell Friends, a coeducational, PK-12 Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks a full-time Facilities Office Coordinator. This position is responsible for the administrative coordination of facilities and related work across two campuses, supporting the overall work of the facilities department and also assisting the Director of Facilities with a variety of clerical duties, including calendar management.
This is a moderately supervised position in which the employee will be expected to handle a wide variety of tasks including sorting and deploying work orders, developing and maintaining a facilities database of past and current vendors, coordinating a maintenance schedule for annual/periodic testing & inspections for both campuses, tracking utilities consumption, invoice management and other administrative duties. This position is forward facing and will be seated in our Campus Services building where there is a lot of foot traffic. The position also requires someone to have a welcoming presence as the first point of contact for visitors.
The ideal candidate will have familiarity with maintenance and construction trades, the ability to work in a highly effective manner with contractors, vendors and visitors of the school, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and solid computer skills with the MS Office suite, as well as exposure to the School Dude system (or comparable system that supports educational facilities, streamlining maintenance management, facility usage and energy management). Must be solidly organized and deeply enjoy working in a team oriented environment.
Required experience includes at least 4 years of related experience, preferably in facilities management as well as working knowledge of ADA, OSHA, and EPA safety regulations and codes. The normal working hours are 7:45AM – 4:00PM, Monday through Friday, but occasionally work will need to be done during hours when students and faculty are not present.
As a condition of employment, all employees hired after August 1, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To make application for a medical or religious exemption, please contact the human resources department.
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references via our online application.
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.