• Full Time
  • Scranton

Website Diocese of Scranton

Brief Description of Job:

Diocese of Scranton
Schools Facilities Coordinator 

The Schools Facilities Coordinator will report directly to the Superintendent of Schools/Diocesan Secretary for Catholic Education and will also work very closely with the Diocesan Secretary for Property and Risk Management. The Diocesan Catholic School System operates nineteen (19) schools in multiple counties and this position will serve as the initial point of contact and liaison between the Diocese and school representatives at the local level on a variety of facilities and plant maintenance needs.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates and responds to all school requests for assistance on issues such as building maintenance, facility improvements and emergencies.
  • Works with designated school personnel on the implementation and development of an effective preventative maintenance program for school buildings and grounds.
  • Assist with the coordination of school building inspections programs performed by outside contractors including electrical, roofing, HVAC, boilers, fire suppression systems and other safety/security systems.
  • Serves as a member of a project team for all major school capital projects and general building renovations. Provide reports to Diocesan Building Commission as needed.
  • Provide ongoing support along with training opportunities to all school maintenance personnel.
  • Coordinates school asbestos and water testing programs along with providing the necessary guidance on any remediation efforts for school environment issues.
  • Works with the Diocesan risk management provider on conducting periodic school safety visits to identify risk and implement the necessary safety protocols to protect our students and staff. The position will also serve as a member of the Diocesan Safety Committee.
  • Work with local school personnel on developing a centralized cost effective purchasing system for basic school maintenance supplies.
Minimum Qualifications:



  • Understanding and appreciation of the Catholic Church’s mission, vision and values
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in facilities management and/or project management.
  • Background in construction trades, architecture and/or engineering; HVAC experience a plus; Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant facilities management certifications preferred.
  • Working knowledge/training in applicable building and safety regulations such as BOCA, OSHA, AHERA.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent communication skills required in order to effectively communicate with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Some workday travel required.
  • Appropriate clearances will be required.
Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter with salary requirements, a complete resume with a minimum of three (3) references and any relevant certifications by no later than November 11, 2022 to:

James R. Burke
Diocesan Secretary for Human Resources
300 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, PA. 18503
Or email Jim-Burke@dioceseofscranton.org


To apply for this job email your details to Jim-Burke@dioceseofscranton.org