Director 2 - Facilities Operations

Job Description

Unit Description:

You believe in an open, inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. Lead a team where engagement, productivity and innovation are born in this environment.

Sodexo is seeking a Director of Facilities Operations with unwavering leadership for North Wasco County School District in The Dalles, OR – a small PreK-12 School District. This Facilities Director will manage about $1M in Sodexo resources and supervise the District's Operations Staff. The Facilities Director will supervise maintenance, grounds, and custodial personnel. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Facilities Operations as well as working with district administrators to ensure a clean, healthy, and safe learning environment. North Wasco County School District is located at the entry to the beautiful Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood Wilderness Area. Experience all four seasons of the year with no sales tax!

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this exciting opportunity!

Are You the One?
Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Director 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!

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a proven track record of successful Facilities Management leadership experience managing multiple sites, multiple administrators, principles and superintendents:
  • proficient technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, with a background in maintaining older buildings;
  • demonstrated business and financial acumen;
  • stellar communication skills and client management:
  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
  • strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building;
  • a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Are you a strategic Facilities professional who can drive innovation with extraordinary results? As you grow your career, do you want the support of an industry leader in Facilities Management?  APPLY TODAY to join the Sodexo TEAM!

Learn more about North Wasco County School District at North Wasco County School District (

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.

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

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.

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.