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Park Community Church

Director of Facilities

Park Community Church
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/02/2016
Categories: Business/Administration - Facilities Management - Non-ministry Jobs - Other
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

A crucial role on our Core (central services) Team has become available. The Director of Facilities oversees facilities operations for our six campuses (soon to be nine) under the leadership of the Director of Operations. We're looking for a seasoned leader who values people, innovation and the ability to creatively leverage facilities to create engaging environments where the Gospel can be proclaimed in neighborhoods all across our city.


This will require a firm grasp of the beliefs, values and strategy of Park and the ability to align staff and teams with its mission, vision and values. The Director of Facilities will handle all aspects of facilities maintenance, janitorial services, facilities budgeting, upkeep and long term planning for multi-site growth. This position will be responsible for providing leadership to our janitorial and building services teams by leading and mentoring existing staff and volunteers.


The successful candidate will be able to thrive in a large multi-cultural, multi-campus, and diverse church culture where relationships, authenticity, integrity, and loyalty are critical. A proven ability to lead with strong teamwork, project management and problem solving skills are imperative. In addition to effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills a successful candidate will be able to manage time effective and balance and prioritize a heavy workload. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing teams, projects and large facilities. The ideal candidate will be skilled in leadership, management and facilities management (a bachelor’s degree is preferred) 


Job Description


About Chicago
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles, with 2.7 million residents.  The city's waterfront location and nightlife has attracted residents and tourists alike. The city has many upscale dining establishments as well as many ethnic restaurant districts. The River North Gallery District features the nation's largest concentration of contemporary art galleries outside of New York City. Upscale shopping along the Magnificent Mile and State Street, thousands of restaurants, as well as Chicago's eminent architecture, continue to draw tourists. The city is the United States' third-largest convention destination. A 2011 study by Walk Score ranked Chicago the fourth most walkable of fifty largest cities in the United States. Chicago has professional sports teams in each of the major professional leagues (Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox and Bears).


About Park
The story of Park Community Church (Park) stands as a powerful illustration of God’s faithfulness, provision, and grace. For over 27 years, the Lord has taken their story and transformed it into a way of telling His story. Park Community Church believes that as part of seeing the city renewed, God has called Park to see 1% of the city of Chicago (27,000 people) connected into Biblical community at Park. In addition, Park Community Church also believes that God has called them to work together with the Chicago Partnership for Church Planting (CPCP) and other strategic partners to see at least one vibrant, Gospel-centered church in every one of Chicago's 277 micro-neighborhoods. Park Community Church is intentional about reaching Chicago for Jesus.