Director of Facilities and Special Projects
Provides leadership, direction, and oversight of HSPPR equipment, buildings, machinery, vehicles and contracts associated with facility maintenance. In addition, this position supports strategic plan projects and initiatives in all areas of the organization to effectively grow the organization and to ensure operating efficiency.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Understands the organization's strategic plan and works with directors and managers to develop and implement strategic projects and initiatives in all organization areas.
- Build consensus around these concepts and ensure they further HSPPR's mission and core values.
- Facilitates HSPPR activities projects to ensure continuous best practices, efficiency, and quality improvement.
- Supports the development of project timelines to drive projects and action items reporting and completion.
- Understands all departments of HSPPR and stays informed about the needs and successes of each department.
- Plan, budget and schedule facilities modifications and renovations including estimates, bids, contracts and labor/material requirements.
- Ensure maintenance and upkeep of equipment, buildings, grounds, vehicles, machinery and other facilities to our standards.
- Oversee the response to work order requests, including repairs, painting, carpentry, snow removal, grounds keeping, and vehicle maintenance.
- Administer access security for HSPPR, including the key card system and security camera system.
- Develop and monitor maintenance budgets for the HSPPR Colorado Springs campus.
- Collaborate with Pueblo County and the City of Pueblo staff for maintenance and upkeep of the Pueblo facility.
- Evaluate and oversee contracted services for all HSPPR facility maintenance, including snow removal, grounds maintenance, landscaping, mechanical systems, security systems and building systems.
- Ensure compliance with all regulations concerning licensing of facility equipment.
- Recruit, hire, develop and coach, and counsel staff members.
- Monitor and evaluate departmental/area processes and procedures to maximize efficient use of resources.
- Participate in inter-departmental meetings and discussions to support and develop HSPPR initiatives.
- Hires, supervises, and evaluates direct reports in the performance of their job responsibilities.
- Coaches staff by providing ongoing feedback and timely performance evaluations.
- Sets performance standards; directs and motivates employees.
- Investigates grievances and performs disciplinary action when necessary.
- Consults with Vice President regarding discipline and terminations.
- Supervises and provides guidance to staff for situations that require immediate problem solving.
- Supervises, motivates, and trains direct reports, ensuring effective teamwork and high standards of work quality.
- Coordinates with manager and supervisors to assure proper staff coverage
- Supports staff and volunteers, recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our organization.
- Provides recommendations of policy/procedural changes for departments and works with managers/supervisors to ensures the implementation of those policy/procedural changes.
- Commitment to the mission, values, goals, and success of HSPPR.
- Supports the Socially Conscious Shelter and Socially Conscious Community model of animal welfare.
- Possess the ability to remain flexible with differing viewpoints, focus efforts on common goals.
- Appreciate multicultural and socioeconomic differences and foster an environment of mutual respect
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
NOTE: The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.
Skills / Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of three years of experience in a similar role.
- Experience in large facilities oversight to include project management .
- Understanding of shelter operations, and has organizational, budgetary, and public and employee relations’ skills.
- In-depth Knowledge of industry best practices.
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficient in major programs of Microsoft Office 365 such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
- Must be able to relate and confer with the President & CEO, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, and associate staff in a positive and constructive way; exercise good judgment when dealing with the public and when making decisions.
- Has ability to exercise good judgment when dealing with confidential information.
Who Are We? The first of only two AAHA accredited shelters in Colorado!
Employment at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region - Colorado
HSPPR is a nonprofit animal shelter serving El Paso, Pueblo, and Douglas Counties as well as the City of Centennial. We employ a total of 200+ employees. We are an organization that celebrates and prioritizes diversity and inclusion. A drug test and background check are mandatory for employment.
In addition to competitive salaries, we offer comprehensive benefits to our full-time staff.
Health Insurance ~~ 401K with employer matching up to 4% of salary ~~ Dental and vision* Insurances ~~ Supplemental Group Insurance* ~~ Short and long term disability Insurance ~~ Paid time off ~~ Holidays ~~ Direct Deposit ~~ Personal Pet Perks
(*) Employee pays the full premium
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualified employer. To learn more about this program, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/.
The core values of the staff unite us and guide us to provide the best service to the animals in our care, our organization, and our community.
Core Values Statements-
- Compassion: We believe that animals matter. We are committed to treating animals and people with kindness, respect and compassion.
- Stewardship: We are accountable and transparent in our actions and in the use of our resources to build trust in those we serve.
- Integrity: We believe we can make the greatest impact by staying true to our mission, always doing what is best for the animals and people of our community, and standing united in our decisions.
- Excellence: We are passionate about our mission, and strive for excellence through continual learning, innovation and the development of our board, staff and volunteers.
- Collaboration: We seek strategic partnerships and alliances to advance the welfare and protection of animals and people.
Pay: from $78,000/year
Job Status: Full Time