Director of Facilities

May 29, 2024

SIA – Director of Facilities

Spokane International Academy is seeking a passionate and experienced Director of Facilities. The Director of Facilities (DF) is a key member of the school’s leadership team, overseeing operations and ensuring daily organizational compliance. This role demands a detail-oriented multitasker with strong organizational skills, capable of managing complex compliance requirements. The DF fosters a positive culture among staff, students, families, and community members, enhancing the organization’s overall environment.

Days per Year: 223

Hours per Day: 8

Typical Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Salary: $72,630 – $82,930


Duties and Responsibilities:

Facilities and Equipment Management

  • Collaborate with the HOS and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to maintain and enhance facility safety and address capital project needs.
  • Ensure annual health and safety inspections are completed, addressing any issues and maintaining required documentation.
  • Manage budgeting for building repairs and maintenance, coordinating with the HOS and CFO for any necessary financial adjustments.
  • Serve as the liaison with the school’s insurance provider, managing claims related to property damage or accidents.
  • Manage the acquisition, maintenance, tracking, and disposal of school property and equipment, including technology, furniture, and instructional materials.


  • Oversee the school’s transportation services provided by external vendors, ensuring alignment with the school calendar and quality service for students.
  • Manage transportation-related documentation and state compliance reporting.

Leadership & Operations Team Management

  • Oversee the training and accountability of the operations team, which includes:
  • Custodians: Ensure the cleanliness and operational efficiency of the school facilities.
  • Facilities Manager: Manage building systems and perform minor repairs to maintain optimal performance.
  • IT Manager: Oversee technology procurement, budgeting, and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Engage with and contribute to SIA’s leadership team by discussing and making decisions regarding policies, procedures, staffing, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Attend monthly board meetings as required, providing updates to ensure transparency and accountability.
  • Implement and maintain the Head of School’s (HOS) vision across the system for consistent operational practices.

Safety and Security

  • Coordinate all emergency procedures and required safety drills including participation in the crisis management team and oversee campus security measures, including surveillance systems.
  • Manage daily student pickup and drop-off procedures.

Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in facilities management, engineering, business administration, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in facilities management or related roles, with progressive leadership experience in overseeing facilities operations, maintenance, and capital projects.
  • Knowledge of building systems and compliance requirements, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, health and safety standards, building codes, and environmental regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with staff, administrators, contractors, and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively.
  • Knowledge of transportation management and safety regulations.
  • Commitment to fostering a positive culture and ensuring a safe and supportive environment for staff, students, and community members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in computer software applications related to facilities management, such as computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software, Google Workspace, and project management tools.
  • Experience in charter schools and/or urban education
  • Ability to communicate in language(s) other than English



  • State Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) plans available for insurance (for employees working over 630 hours in a year):
  • Dental and vision provided at no cost to employee
  • Affordable premiums on other SEBB insurance through multiple plan options (medical, AD&D, life, LTD, and more)
  • Insurance plans include:
  • Medical: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington, Premera Blue Cross, or Uniform Medical Plan (UMP)
  • Dental: DeltaCare, Uniform Dental Plan, or Willamette Dental of Washington, Inc.
  • Vision: Davis Vision, EyeMed Vision Care, or MetLife Vision
  • Other: Basic Life Insurance, Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Basic Long-Term Disability, Medical Flexible Arrangement (FSA) and Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP). SEBB also offers supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and additional long-term disability for an additional charge.
  • School Employees’ Retirement System/Teachers Retirement System (SERS)
  • Choice of defined benefit or defined contribution plans under SERS program
  • Leave
  • Sick leave: Up to 7 days per year (assuming FTE 1.0, will be prorated based on contract length)
  • Personal leave: Up to 5 days per year (assuming FTE 1.0, will be prorated based on contract length)
  • Holidays off (unpaid)
  • Detailed information can be found here: SEBB / DRS


Hiring Process:

Spokane International Academy will invite select candidates for interviews. Interviews will continue until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of employment verification and hiring process.

Non-discrimination statement:

The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator: Spokane International Academy does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of age, sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator: Jacqueline Pariseau, 509-209-8730,; Address: 777 E Magnesium Rd. Spokane, WA 99208


Spokane International Academy

Job Status


Grade Level

Elementary School

High School

Middle School


Job Type

Operations and Finance


Spokane, WA


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