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School Facilities Manager

Company: Alexandria City Public Schools
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The School Facilities Manager manages all facility, security, and student safety needs at Alexandria City High School (King Street and Minnie Howard Campuses) after the conclusion of the school day. The King Street Campus, in particular, has a high level of daily building usage after school for student activities and special events. Many of these events happen concurrently, on weekday evenings until 11:00pm and on weekends, and draw audiences of 100 to 1000 individuals, not including students and staff. In addition, the Minnie Howard Campus will be reopening in 2024 with high levels of building usage expected, including the usage of a pool by students and community.

After-school activities include the following:

  • Athletics daily practices and games;
  • Drama and arts rehearsals, performances, and concerts;
  • JROTC daily practices, drills, and meets;
  • College and career assistance and events;
  • After school meetings between staff and students;
  • Credit recovery classes;
  • Adult education classes;
  • Community and outside group meetings; and
  • After school ACPS bus pickups at 4:30pm, 6:00pm, and 7:00pm.


    Education: Bachelor's Degree in a job-related field preferred.

    Experience: Two years of related work experience. Experience in the K-12 public education sector a plus.

    Certificates & Licenses: None required.

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong organizational skills, including keen attention to detail
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), and ability to communicate effectively with individuals at varying levels, to include students, parents, peers, and community members.
    • Skilled in collaborating with others and working in teams, as well as working independently.
    • Excellent time-management skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines with multiple responsibilities.
    • Ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and use a can-do approach to spot and resolve issues in a timely manner.
    • Practices a high level of confidentiality with a focus on building relationships with trust, authenticity, and mutual respect with stakeholders.
    • Provides excellent customer service, and is skilled in dealing with difficult situations and personalities. 02/2023
    • Shows self-awareness, self-monitoring, ability to course correct when improvements are necessary, and good judgment.
    • Is punctual and reliable. Essential Functions
    • Oversees building usage and access at the King Street and Minnie Howard campuses after 3:00pm (including Parker-Gray Stadium) by developing a daily calendar of usage events.
    • Coordinates with the building coordinator to ensure all events and activities are properly documented and scheduled correctly.
    • Ensures proper safety supervision for all events, including but not limited to: community events/meetings, student events, stadium use, athletics practices and games, student performances and events, etc.
    • Works with the Department of Facilities and Operations Office Safety and Security Services staff and ACHS Administration to develop a safety posture and ensure adequate security presence that keeps the campus secure and ensures only designated areas are used.
    • Develops acceptable use areas of the buildings based on the events each evening; and ensures all other areas are closed off.
    • Acts as leadership point-of-contact for all building use requests via the Facility Request Forms.
    • Serves as a member of the Neighborhood Forum, which meets quarterly with surrounding neighbors.
    • Actively monitors all events from a safety and security standpoint, visits events, checks-in with staff contacts, and monitors all areas.
    • Communicates with ACPS Office of Safety and Security Services and ACHS Administration the events of each week.
    • Coordinates with ACPS Office of Safety and Security Services for proper and updated training for self and security officers.
    • Ensures safety and supervision in all common usage areas, such as auditoriums, libraries, cafeterias, locker rooms, stadium, weight room, etc.
    • Coordinates with the Athletics Office to ensure proper implementation of coach supervision responsibilities of students.
    • Coordinates with ACPS staff to ensure proper after school supervision of students attending events, rehearsals, and activities.
    • Monitors after school bus runs (three) and ensures only students who should be riding the ACPS buses board them.
    • Responds to any staff, student, and community concerns expressed about building usage.
    • Responds to, properly documents, and reports all incidents that occur during tour of duty, according to established procedures.
    • Acts as primary emergency point-of-contact in the event of an emergency. Work Requirements
    • Onsite work attendance from 3:00pm to 11:00pm, or until the last event concludes and the building is clear.

      Compliance with public health requirements, including:

      • Proof of COVID vaccination. Religious and medical exemptions will be reviewed.
      • All safety and health protocols, which may include mask wear.


        • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
        • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Keywords: Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria , School Facilities Manager, Executive , Alexandria, Virginia

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