First UMC in Wichita seeks director of facilities


First UMC in Wichita, is seeking a director of facilities. This is a full-time, salaried position with 40+ hours per week. The facilities director of First UMC will direct and supervise custodial, maintenance and security activities within the facility and train volunteers and custodial staff.

Regular duties: 

  • Troubleshoot and maintain all utilities, manage relationships with vendors and supervise up-keep of buildings, grounds and motor pool.
  • Work with staff/volunteers to coordinate programming requiring the use of facility, security, set-up and cleaning within the facility.
Qualities, skills, experience, education:
  • Solid interpersonal relationship, computer, communication (both oral and written) and leadership skills as well as the ability to nurture relationships with both staff and members of the congregation.
  • Proven ability and experience supervising staff successfully and promoting a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
  • Manage budget and effectively produce ongoing improvement and cost savings.
  • Minimum five years of experience in facility maintenance/custodial management or a similar discipline.
  • Good mechanical/electrical/plumbing knowledge and abilities, along with a general understanding of custodial methods.
  • The ability to work with a diverse, downtown population.
Salary Range
  • $15-$17 /hr during training period with current director of facilities
  Contact the church to apply.