|Location||San Rafael, CA 94903|
|Date Posted||November 28, 2021|
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to conduct the search for the Director of Facilities at Guide Dogs for the Blind (www.guidedogs.com). This individual would need to be located within commuting distance to GDB’s office in San Rafael, CA and this role is based on-site 100%.
Reporting to the CFO, The Director of Facilities is responsible for providing the overall leadership and strategic management of the Facilities Department for two large campuses and several remote locations. This individual is part of the leadership team and envisions and plans for the infrastructure needed to support GDB’s mission and short and long-term goals. This individual plans, directs and monitors all activities and operations of the facilities department organization-wide, including grounds maintenance, fleet, office and kennel operations, facility construction and renovation. The Director of Facilities communicates and coordinates activities with other departments and outside agencies. This position manages staff and other resources to ensure a safe and productive environment for clients, staff, volunteers, donors, guests, and visitors.
At Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB), we believe that everyone deserves to move through the world safely and confidently—to live the life they want to live. Our passionate community employs innovative practices to create life-changing partnerships. And, we advocate for the policy reforms that change how the world views blindness and disability. Because when everyone is empowered to participate, our communities are stronger.
With world-class client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare highly qualified guide dogs, provide guide dog readiness skills, and offer youth programs to empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired. GDB not only improves mobility for our clients, we further inclusion.
As the largest guide dog school in North America, more than 16,000 guide dog teams have graduated from GDB from across the U.S. and Canada since our founding in 1942. All of the services for our clients are provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduation support, plus financial assistance for veterinary care, if needed. Our work is made possible by the generous support of our donors and volunteers; we receive no government funding.
Guide Dogs for the Blind empowers lives by creating exceptional partnerships between people, dogs, and communities.
Guide Dogs for the Blind envisions a world with greater inclusion, opportunity, and independence by optimizing the unique capabilities of people and dogs.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
For this role, GDB offers $135-$150k+ annual base salary based on experience plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 403 (b) retirement plan with employer match, and a generous paid time off program including 11 paid holidays, 15 paid days off, 10 sick days, employee lunch program, employee assistance, employee referral program, school visitation, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, dog friendly workplace, and service awards after periods of service to the organization.
HOW TO APPLY:
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to lead this search. For immediate consideration please send your resume/curriculum vitae and cover letter in Word.docx or PDF format to: www.scionstaffing.com/job/8200
ABOUT OUR FIRM:
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GDB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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