Laurel School seeks talented faculty and staff who will put our students first and strive to make a difference in their lives. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our community and are committed to anti-racist education and the development of young women as authentic learners and leaders. The most successful candidates are solutions-driven, are willing to listen to learn, embrace iteration and practice as a necessary part of the product, see opportunities before problems, and thrive in a fast paced, forward-thinking educational environment. Laurel lives our mission: to inspire each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world. We continually challenge our community to question existing paradigms and to dream, dare, and do.
Provides administrative support to achieve departmental goals, coordination of daily business functions, and implementation of programs/projects. Performs and assigns a variety of tasks involved with the maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment at Laurel School’s Campuses.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Coordinates and is responsible for work pertaining to the maintenance request system. Coordinates and updates faculty/staff regarding projects and/or requests. Updates include verbal and/or written form of communication.
Plans, directs, and performs a variety of work activities; assigns and monitors work duties and responsibilities; establishes and modifies work methods, schedules, and priorities.
Maintains, repairs and replace, plumbing, electrical and HVAC components.
Moves and arranges furniture and equipment; set up rooms for functions and events.
Maintains a clean and orderly supply and work area; monitors supply levels and places orders as needed.
Prepares job orders and maintains records.
Plans work tasks for school breaks and winter season.
Records any needed repairs in maintenance request system including the performance of preventative maintenance tasks.
Coordinates work with contractors.
Manages staff goals and evaluations.
May remove snow and ice using snow blower, snow thrower, hand shovel, and/or broom; applies salt and/or ice melt to snow and ice.
May drive vehicle to pick up and deliver materials, equipment, and personnel.
Periodically runs safety training for staff.
Ability to interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams.
Ability to demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 50 pounds.
Skill in written and oral communication.
Ability to perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, decimals, and fractions, and calculate percentages).
Skill in written communication (e.g., to compose correspondence, reports, etc.).
Performs related duties as required.
A minimum of eight years skilled work experience in a supervisory position in the field of facilities or construction. Valid Ohio driver's license with safe driving record. Additional qualities should include:
Knowledge of appropriate safety practices and ability to apply them.
Ability to diagnose problems and determine appropriate action.
Ability to operate computerized equipment.
Ability to train and provide effective work direction to other employees.
Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.
Ability to resolve problems independently and make decisions.
Laurel offers competitive compensation.
Laurel School is a dynamic, forward-thinking, K-12 girls’ school with a co-ed pre-primary division, where every child is well known. As a Facing History and Ourselves School, Laurel is fully committed to equity and inclusion; we actively seek a culturally diverse faculty and staff.
Laurel enjoys an outstanding local and national reputation and is home to the Laurel Center for Research on Girls. In a highly competitive school landscape, Laurel is fortunate to be a school of choice in Cleveland. Our emphasis on the whole child and our legacy of excellence in the teaching of girls set us apart. Located in Shaker Heights, OH (15 minutes from downtown Cleveland) with an additional rural campus 17 minutes away, the school has an urban/rural advantage. The work environment is noted for being family-friendly and flexible. The feeling in the school is joyous, collaborative and innovative. Our curricular philosophy emphasizes community-based, interdisciplinary and experiential learning. Collaboration and reflective practice are key to pedagogy at Laurel. The school is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
Laurel School is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all personnel and applicants for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; national origin; handicap or disability; sexual orientation; or status as a veteran, Vietnam era, or special disabled veteran.