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Director of Campus Operations

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Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX


TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Campus Operations is responsible for the oversight of all campus and facility operations. This includes facilities, grounds, custodial services, food services, capital project implementation and project management. This is a 12-month position.

General Responsibilities (include but not limited to)

  • Provides direction for all campus and facility operations (building maintenance, grounds, custodial, food services, mail, transportation, and project management)
  • Ensures effective and constant communications within the TCA community of all maintenance, construction and related issues
  • Develop and maintain a consistent department image by implementing staff-wide initiatives and producing a quality customer-service-oriented maintenance service
  • Oversees and manages campus sustainability programs and initiatives including oversight of the energy management system
  • Develops and manages the annual operating budgets under her/his responsibility
  • Reviews and approves invoices and requests under her/his responsibility
  • Directs and oversees any construction projects on campus, either directly or with an engaged project manager or other individual designated by the Head of School
  • Conduct regular inspection of all school facilities, grounds, and equipment to ensure high standards of safety, attractiveness, and cleanliness campus wide
  • Establishes and updates procedures for maintenance, repair and/or replacement of TCA’s facilities, grounds and equipment with a sensitivity to school seasonal and operational needs
  • Responsible for the CMMS (computerized maintenance management system): assignment, oversight, and follow-up to ensure quality control and the timely, cost effective execution of all work orders
  • Management of the preventive maintenance programs to ensure preventive maintenance is performed and documented as required
  • Works closely with all departments for any events on campus
  • Works directly with the Chief Financial Officer to develop short-and-long term financial plans to address deferred maintenance needs including planning and managing capital repair/renewal projects
  • Manages weekly Event Planning Council Meetings
  • Builds relationships with faculty, administration, staff, parents, and students

Education, Experience, Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in one of the following disciplines: Management, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Facilities or Construction Management
  • At least 10 years of experience in facility/building/property management, construction management, and/or plant engineer (preferably in an educational setting), with a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience in operation and maintenance of HVAC systems, utility networks and energy management systems strongly preferred
  • Personal experience in at least two technical trades (plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, electrical, roofing, HVAC and/or other building trades)
  • Training in and experience implementing and practicing energy conservation and sustainable building practices preferred
  • Knowledge of landscaping, forest management, athletic field maintenance, pesticide management preferred
  • Strong skills and demonstrated experience with Microsoft office suite (EXCEL, Word)
  • Experience in CMMS software programs (preferably SchoolDude)
  • Experience in operating Building Automation/Energy Management Systems
  • Familiarity with database management, data input, and MS Project preferred
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and interpersonal skills: inspire respect, trust, and loyalty; motivate others to perform well; build relationships with diverse constituencies; model and instill a strong customer service ethic; ability to demonstrate diplomacy and tact; strategic thinker
  • Effective oral and written communication skills: confidence and clarity in conveying information to all members of the community
  • Knowledge of all phases of physical campus operations, maintenance, management, repair, planning and scheduling
  • Skilled in areas of budgeting and financial administration
  • General knowledge of the business operations of food services and janitorial services
  • Knowledge of construction scheduling
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative/innovation, meet challenges with resourcefulness and develop alternative solutions/approaches
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage capital repair/renewal projects: develop, coordinate, and communicate project plans, setting realistic expectations and monitoring progress and results
  • Ability to respond and follow through on assignments/responsibilities in a timely manner and to work on multiple assignments with varying deadlines
  • Ability to objectively judge the quality of performance for staff and outside contractors
  • Must be highly detailed, organized and structured in approach to executing duties
  • Must possess a unique sense for excellence in all areas
  • Understanding of building codes and cost estimating, ability to read and interpret construction and engineering documents, e.g., blueprints, construction drawings, specification and shop drawings, and manufacturer maintenance manuals preferred
  • Competency in OSHA jobsite safety requirements

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Ability to walk for long periods of time around campus
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, to climb stairs and to sit at a desk working on a computer.
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to respond to emergency situations.
  • Willingness to provide 24-hour emergency on-call service
  • Ability to work nights and weekends on occasion

Job Details

Position: Director of Campus Operations
Department: Business Office
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Start Date: TBD
Hours: Full Time – 12- month
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission - Sick, personal and vacation days

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you. 
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