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7405 JAARS RoadWaxhaw, NC 28173

Oversees all maintenance operations on center.


The Director of Facilities is responsible for the maintenance and improvement, efficient operation and usage of all commercial, residential, water utilities and real property owned by JAARS, Inc. They oversee the JAARS Facilities Department as it develops and facilitates the modification of existing buildings and the efficient occupancy of office space.

The Facilities Department also will be responsible for facilitating the design, construction and management of any future buildings. In all the above, compliance with EPA, NCDENR, NC State Water Utilities and other regulations will be monitored and managed. The Director of Facilities will also provide strategic planning support to JAARS leadership.

The Director of Facilities reports to the Vice President of Campus Facilities and Services.

This is a full-time volunteer (non-paid) position. Please send a resume to outreach@jaars.org.


  • Lead the Facilities team to provide excellent maintenance and upkeep of our campus buildings and grounds.
  • Coordinate the long term rental use of the facilities.
  • Oversee the cleaning maintenance staff.
  • Support senior leadership in strategic planning.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory workplace safety requirements.
  • Plan and manage program budget.
  • Select and manage outside service providers.
  • Assist in the development and ongoing review of organizational Master Plan.

Characteristics, Experience, and Education:

  • First and foremost, you must have a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus Christ that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth.
  • You must heartily support the vision, mission, and values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively across all facets of the organization.
  • You must have a servant leader mindset, balancing expertise with humility.
  • You must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • You must have good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • You must have strong partnering and collaborative outcome skills, both internally and with external partner organizations.
  • You must have strong organizational, analytical and management capabilities - able to lead demonstrable stewardship of all JAARS resources: people, time, money.
  • You must be a strategic thinker, able to apply innovative ideas and stretch organizational thinking.
  • You must have a global perspective, able to work well multi-culturally.
  • You must be a person of character and conviction, with the ability to lead and motivate your team and influence others through godly character and not manipulation.
  • You must have demonstrated expertise and relevant experience with non-profit,
  • mission-based and/or volunteer driven environments.
  • You must be goal/outcome oriented, with a bias for action and a drive for closure, balanced by sensitivity to people and culture.
  • You must have a bachelor’s degree; BA related to Facility Management or hands on experience preferable.
  • You must have 5+ years of Facility Management and Construction related experience.
  • You must have 3+ years of experience in a leadership role with personnel management and operational management responsibilities.


  • Facilities Management
  • Project Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Strategic Planning

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 40 hours a week

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