SUMMARY:

The Operations, Facilities, and IT Director is responsible for the overall quality and effectiveness of the operations components of the organization across multiple functions, including facilities, vendors, and technology systems. This position provides leadership and supervision to our Operations and Facilities Coordinator. The position works closely with the JA Programs Team to create exceptional experiences with schools, volunteers, and sponsors within our facilities. The role will also work closely with all department leaders to ensure smooth and efficient use of facilities and technology. Our Facilities Operations Manager is critical to the fluid operation of JA. This hybrid position reports to the CFO and is based out of our Auburn Education Center.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING (ESSENTIAL DUTIES):

Facilities:

  • Manage facility projects including identification, budgeting, planning, and execution.
  • Oversee all JA locations relative to facilities, leases, and vendor relationships/agreements including our Mobile Educational unit.
  • Oversees Storefront processes and collaborates with sponsors for all build outs, updates, and maintenance with JA Educational Centers including our Mobile Educational unit.
  • Maintain and monitor all facility projects and maintenance lists for Auburn and Yakima Educational Centers.
  • Manage safety and security procedures and planning for Auburn and Yakima Educational Centers and the Mobile Educational unit.
  • Development of annual facilities budgets include capital expenditures

Information Technology:

  • Coordinate statewide resources to ensure availability of administrative, vendor and IT support to meet established goals.
  • Oversee IT and facility resources, while maximizing IT and vendor relationships.
  • Maintain and monitor tracking system for major technical incidents.
  • Track, manage and assist team members with all technology needs
  • Develop and implement recommendations for IT improvements.
  • Work with JA USA to maximize resource utilization

Supervision:

  • Collaborative supervision of regional managers and office support functions with other Supervisors.
  • Supervise the Operations and Facilities Coordinator.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Three to five years’ experience in facilities management
  • Three years’ experience with supporting IT
  • Mastery in full range of MS Office software
  • Advanced technical IT proficiency
  • One year experience in staff management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects under strict deadlines
  • Experience in education a plus

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:

JAWA PAYS 100% OF EMPLOYEE PREMIUMS FOR MEDICAL & DENTAL/VISION/EMPLOYEE LIFE

  • United Healthcare Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance Employee
  • Family and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation and Wellness Leave
  • Paid Holidays & Winter Break
  • Paid Personal Leave Days
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Ability Assist Program
  • Family Leave Consistent with Local and National Regulations
  • Salary: $82,000 – $86,000 per year

WHAT MAKES JAWA SPECIAL:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Work-Life balance – Flexible options to balance office time via remote access as well as flexible work schedules
  • Opportunity to volunteer in classroom teaching JA programs twice per year.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus.

COMPANY SUMMARY:

Junior Achievement of Washington’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. In 2022, Junior Achievement of Washington will reach thousands of K-12 students with relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement of Washington offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community. Junior Achievement of Washington associates are known for their passion for the mission of bringing business and education together to work with students in kindergarten through high school, empowering them to own their economic success. The team members interact with community leaders who support JAWA with their time, treasure, and talent.

Junior Achievement of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JA of Washington does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship. www.jawashington.org

For questions regarding employment, reach out to the VP of Finance and HR Tammy Neese.

JAWA SOCIAL JUSTICE STATEMENT
We at JA of Washington stand for social justice. We are committed to educating in a way that dismantles inequality, racism, and oppression and sparking honest conversations in our communities. The future we envision and for which we prepare our students cannot exist unless we become catalysts for change.
We pledge to do better. We must all do better.