Director of Facilities

Responsible for the planning, scheduling, coordinating, budgeting and supervision of all campus, maintenance and power plant operations and for the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.

Job Duties:

  • Plans, coordinates and administers long and short-term facilities construction and maintenance plans for the Mother House campus.
  • Supervises and provides leadership for the Mother House maintenance, power plant and campus departments. Meets with related supervisors on a regular basis and advises the Sisters of Charity regarding maintenance-related functions.
  • Follows proper bidding and approval processes; obtains Council and Community Treasurer approval on signed contracts and large facility-related projects.
  • Prepares, recommends and administers operational, equipment and capital budgets. Approves and monitors daily expenditures.
  • Provides monthly facilities department updates to the Council.
  • Administers contracted facilities services to include grounds maintenance, elevators, trash removal, fire safety, environmental control and other maintenance-related services.
  • Prepares specifications/plans for, inspects, and coordinates contracted major and minor facilities constructions/repair projects with architects/engineers and contracted vendors.
  • Inspects campus facilities, grounds and equipment.
  • Recommends, prepares and coordinates preventive and deferred maintenance plans and facilities projects.
  • Prepares facilities-related reports, summaries and correspondence.
  • Collaborates and seeks input from departmental supervisors on various projects and facility-related items, to include communication with the University of St. Mary Facilities Director.
  • Prepares estimates and submits an annual budget to the Community Treasurer.
  • Coordinates compliance with regulatory agencies to meet health, life and safety codes to include OSHA, ADA, Fire Department and other regulations.
  • Perform administrative duties such as approving time off, writing evaluations and coordinating training programs.
  • Involved with recruitment of facility team members to include establishing interview committees, conducting interviews and recommending staff for hire.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
  • Advanced mechanical skills and knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, boilers and related building systems.
  • Knowledge and application of codes, laws and regulations
  • Minimum 5-6 years related maintenance Facility Director experience
  • Minimum 5-6 years supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak with all levels of employees, guests, vendors and team members.
  • Great time management, organization and prioritization abilities
  • Keen attention to detail and efficient problem-solving skills
  • Valid Drivers’ License


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb, crouch, crawl, stoop, or bend.
  • Must be able to handle heights and navigate through small, confined spaces.


Working Conditions:

  • Works in various settings to include an office environment, construction sites and outdoor areas.
  • May be exposed to extreme temperature changes and work in extreme temperatures both winter and summer.


To Apply:
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