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Director Of Facilities - Poudre School District – Northern Colorado

The Position

Poudre School District seeks an experienced forward-thinking Director of Facilities who will be responsible for the development and implementation of a District Engagement Strategy. The successful candidate will be expected to think strategically, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. The Director of Facilities is responsible for implementing District priorities in the department and overseeing and directing the work of the Facilities department through subordinates, using measures and data to make decisions.

The Director of Facilities will:

  • Oversee and implement a facilities master planning process and outcome that aligns with District priorities, demographics, and educational needs.
  • Oversee bond and mill funds and their encumbrances in multiple projects at once, maintaining budget and financial records and systems for the expenditures and ensuring that all finance requirements are being met and feedback is being provided.
  • Develop and oversee the facilities management software and systems to communicate and prioritize all facilities related work including outdoor services, all trades, custodial operations, and the customer service center.
  • Assist in the planning for future construction including land acquisition, master site planning, and facilities design. Provide and maintain building life cycles, cost analysis, replacement schedules, educational guidelines, and technical specifications.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including the Board of Education, administrators, consultants, community members, regulatory agencies, and municipalities.
  • Work with other administrators on facility planning needs, building condition assessments, educational programs, the District’s sustainability management system, and annual reports.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement procedures to ensure accurate and timely accounting in accordance with regulatory requirements and established District policies and guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with PSD departments for the selection of architects/engineers, design and bid processes for school construction and remodels.
  • Facilitate and participate in meetings, workshops, and seminars with planners, architects, contractors, and others for the purpose of representing the school district on all matters of facility planning and construction.

About the Poudre School District

Poudre School District serves about 28,000 students and includes 55 schools and five charter schools. PSD, the ninth largest school district in Colorado, encompasses several communities including Fort Collins, Laporte, Timnath, Wellington, Red Feather, Livermore, Stove Prairie, and parts of Windsor.

Student demographics Student data Staff profile
Asian: 2.7% Free/reduced lunch participation: 28% Classified: 1,853
Black/African American: 1.3% Special education: 9% Administrators: 188
Hispanic/Latino: 19.5% Gifted and talented: 11.3% Certified teachers: 1,566
Native American/Alaskan Native: 0.5%White: 71.8%Other minorities: 4.2% English language learners: 5.2% Certified other staff: 569

The Ideal Candidate
will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Adaptability: Manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and manage multiple priorities.
  • Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that your own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the District.
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the District.
  • Project Management:    manage the         planning,             development,    design,  and        implementation of large-scale construction and facility projects, including tracking schedules, resources, issues, due dates, tasks, and monitors project’s expenditures against the budget.
  • Safety: Recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and address unsafe conditions. Interpret life safety codes, ADA regulations, AIA documents, construction documents, and State, City, and local statutes and regulations.
  • Sustainability: Knowledge of sustainable building design, construction strategies and practices including basic understanding of USGBC LEED certification criteria.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the District.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the District.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Think Strategically: Assess options and actions based on trends and conditions in the environment, and the vision and values of the District.

Education and Related Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, facilities planning and management, or related field required.
  • Minimum seven years of experience in facilities management, preferably in a public organization. Facility planning, design standards development, and management experience required.
  • Extensive experience in PK-12 school facility planning and project management strongly preferred.
  • Minimum seven years of experience in senior management of a multi-level organization preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be evaluated.

Licenses, Registrations or Certifications:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.

Compensation, Benefits

The starting base salary is $112,978 - 145,177.

Benefits include:

  • Pension contributions by District
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Longevity Bonus starting at year three

How to Apply

The recruitment for this position is being handled by GovHR USA and is open until filled with the first review date of December 17, 2023. Candidates should apply at once with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to to the attention of:

Beth Flores, Vice President, GovHR USA

Tel: 847-370-8317

Poudre School District is dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities. We believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive work environments with employees who reflect our students and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. PSD is committed to finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply!

If you have a mental or physical impairment which limits one of your major life activities (e.g., walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations during any portion of the application process, please contact For accommodation request regarding testing or interviews, you must contact the Risk Management Department at at least three (3) working days before the interview or test date.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71634842
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Poudre School District
  • Position Title: Director Of Facilities
  • Job Function: Facility Operations & Maintenance

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