Director of Facilities and Operations

Francis Howell School District   Saint Charles, MO   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on November 14, 2022
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Director of Facilities and Operations

Salary: $100,000- $150,000

The Francis Howell School District is a great place to live, work and go to school. FHSD is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students.

The District offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. There is a choice of two medical and four dental plan options, vision coverage, employee assistance program, district-paid employee basic life insurance equal to $75,000, voluntary employee life insurance, voluntary dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Job Summary: Directs custodial, grounds keeping, HVAC, maintenance and warehouse services through respective line managers. Leads construction management functions for the entire District. Coordinates, monitors, and evaluates safety and security services for the District. Full job description attached to posting.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma.
  • Post-secondary education in one or more of the building/skilled trades (carpentry, electrical, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing) preferred but not required.
  • Possess or have ability to earn AHERA Certification post-employment.

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic principles of construction, school maintenance, custodial operations, and energy management.
  • Ability to coordinate district functions, implement policies and procedures and read mechanical/electrical and plumbing blueprints and schematic.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required.


  • Five (5) years or more of practical construction and design experience.
  • At least three (3) years of experience managing others in project management and skilled trades functional areas
  • Five (5) years of experience in School Institution Plant Management desirable.

Application Materials:
Please complete the administrator application via the Francis Howell School District website. In addition, please attach the following items to your application:

  • Letter of Interest addressed to: Lisa Simpkins, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Current Resume
  • Three current letters of reference preferred


  • Application deadline – December 9, 2022 @ 3:00pm
  • Anticipated screening interview date for selected candidates – anticipated date December 22, 2022
  • Anticipated Committee interview date for selected candidates – anticipated date January 6, 2023
  • Anticipated Superintendent interview date for selected candidates – anticipated date January 12, 2023
  • Anticipated hire date – January 19, 2023 - BOE Meeting
  • Anticipated position start date – Start date can be flexible depending if candidate is under contract.

Salary commensurate with education and experience ranging from $100,000- $150,000