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Director of Facilities & Operations at Housing Matters

ID 100827
Job Locations
US-CA-Santa Cruz
Category
Operations
Company
Housing Matters

At a glance

Are you searching for a new way to make a positive impact? Housing Matters partners with individuals and families to create pathways out of their homelessness into permanent housing. They are currently recruiting a Director of Facilities and Operations to join their team in Santa Cruz, CA! Housing Matters is looking for individuals eager to make a difference and willing to enthusiastically commit to joining in their vision that homelessness in Santa Cruz County should be rare, brief, and non-recurring.  With some significant facility changes and growth, this is a tremendous opportunity for a facilities operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source's client, Housing Matters, is recruiting a Director of Facilities and Operations to join their Santa Cruz, CA team. This is a hybrid role (4 days on-site, 1 day remote, with the flexibility to be on-site more as needed). 

 

Looking for a way to make a positive impact?  Housing Matters partners with individuals and families to create pathways out of their homelessness into permanent housing. Housing Matters is a leader in working to end homelessness – and we want you to be part of our team.

 

Housing Matters is looking for individuals eager to make a difference and willing to enthusiastically commit to join in our vision that homelessness in Santa Cruz County should be rare, brief and non-recurring.  

https://housingmatterssc.org/ 

https://housingmatterssc.org/about/team/ 

https://housingmatterssc.org/about/programs-and-services/ 

 

Benefits:  

Housing Matters offers a variety of medical plans, and also an option for dental, vision and life insurance. Insurance goes into effect the first of the month, just after the first 30 days of employment! Additionally, there is a 403(b) plan through Mutual of America with a match and a great PTO set up.  

 

About the Role: 

The Director of Facilities, Maintenance and Operations will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: Operations, Campus Safety, Facilities, Construction Management and IT.  

 

The Director of Facilities, Maintenance and Operations will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Housing Matters continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for an operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, mission-driven organization.  

 

The Specifics: 

  • Design and implement business operations strategies, plans and procedures. 
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth. 
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision. 
  • Oversee daily operations of campus including facilities management, Campus Safety, Information Technology, and Construction Management. 
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication. 
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics. 
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance. 

 

What Will Make You Successful: 

  • Minimum of a B.A. or years of relevant experience required. MBA or related degree preferred.  
  • At least 5 - 8 years of overall professional experience; ideally 3+ years of broad operations management experience. Non-profit experience preferred.  
  • Demonstrable competency in Facilities, Equipment, or Construction Management. 
  • Experience managing relationships with IT/Business vendors. 
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities. 
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Microsoft Office, Google Suite and various technology platforms. 
  • Leadership and management methods and techniques. 
  • Technology and software installation management. 
  • Some knowledge of barriers to housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Santa Cruz County a plus 

 

Ability to: 

  • Think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends and incorporate them into organizational planning. 
  • Demonstrate strong management and leadership skills; build relationships and connect with people both individually and in groups. 
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with the CEO, staff and vendors. 
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations. 
  • Commit to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.  

 

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 

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