Director of Operations
The Director of Operations’ primary goal is to create an irresistible environment that helps remove barriers that can prevent people from coming into a relationship with Jesus. The Director is responsible for overseeing the behind-the-scenes strategies and logistics concerning the events and activities in our building and grounds at St. Ignatius of Loyola.
- Evaluates the spaces and creates a vision and strategy for the campus in conjunction with the Pastor, Caretaker and the Wardens;
- Support the caretaker by creating and maintaining a list of ongoing priorities and tasks;
- Responsible for establishing relationships and communicating expectations with vendors and service providers (e.g. snow removal, lawn care), utility companies (e.g. Gaz metro) and contractors for maintenance and repair issues (e.g. plumbing);
- Oversees the technological equipment and furnishing needs of the parish;
- Coordinates the opening, closing and ongoing security of the building;
- Coordinates set up/ breakdown for activities, rentals, major events and weekend ministries (with the caretaker, ministry leads, Ops team);
- Recruits and develops an Ops team to serve in these capacities;
- Liaises with the Weekend Ministry leaders about the physical needs for the weekend, such as cleaning, lighting, doors, temperature, etc.;
- Other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND KEY ATTRIBUTES
- Has a familiarity with building maintenance and repairs;
- Event coordination experience is an asset;
- Demonstrates strong organizational skills;
- Is able to set goals and deliver results;
- Can communicate effectively and in a timely manner;
- Can recruit and support a team of volunteers;
- Is people-smart and works to support healthy team dynamics;
- Has a humble and supportive attitude. Is able to receive direction and feedback, and support and collaborate with others in a positive and constructive manner.
- Demonstrates a passion to grow personally and professionally;
- Is honest, dependable and can maintain confidentiality in dealing with information;
- Has an active spiritual life in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ;
- Familiarity with the parish vision for renewal would be an asset.
SUPPORT, SUPERVISION, AND EVALUATION
The Pastor is the first level of support, supervision, and evaluation.
- This is a full-time position that requires flexibility with regard to schedule.
- Reference checks.
- Training and orientation are required.