Noble Schools

Operations & Facilities Associate (Part-Time)

School Support Chicago, IL


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About Noble 
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 schools and 1,500 employees currently serve over 12,500 students, 98% of whom are students of color, 90% low-income, and 81% first-generation college-goers. The School Quality and Rating Policy scores for the Chicago Public Schools rated Noble campuses as ten of the top twelve public high schools in the city. Noble supports over 20,000 alumni with 98% of Noble students accepted into college and almost 94% choosing to enroll. 

The people we hire must have a commitment to being anti-racist in all areas of our organization. In the past, we have diligently worked toward pursuing the accomplishments listed above. We plan to use that same determination, innovation, and diligence in our goal to become an anti-racist organization. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students to be successful in college and lead choice-filled lives - and welcome those ready to join us in that pursuit.

Job Description
Noble Schools is seeking a part-time Operations & Facilities Associate who will support the maintenance of high-quality school operations. The Associate must be an enthusiastic partner in maintaining the optimal learning environment for Noble students. The focus of all Noble staff is to create and maintain an environment that encourages and enhances the educational experience for every student. We take the safety and well-being of our occupants seriously and strive to provide suitable environments for all members of the Noble community.

The Associate will support the daily facility, operation, and maintenance of all aspects of high school. Create and follow through with cleanliness priorities for the building, inside and outside. Serve as a point person for all staff members regarding building cleanliness and organization; this includes the cleanliness and organization of all common areas. The Associate must take enormous pride in the physical condition, usability, and appearance of the entire property.  

Key Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Arrange furnishings and equipment to provide adequate preparations for meetings, classroom activities, and events.
  • Makes daily rounds outside the school to remove debris of all kinds, including papers, beverage containers, landscaping material. 
  • Maintains supplies and equipment (e.g., teachers lounge supplies, teacher classroom supplies)
  • Prepares facility for daily operations as may be needed (e.g., Townhall, heating and cooling)
  • Deliver “Straight-A” courteous, professional, and skillful facility support with no exceptions or excuses
  • Be self-directed and identify building challenges before being told to do so
  • Respond with enthusiasm to all building issues, large and small, and demonstrate respect for the needs of all school staff and students
  • Perform general custodial tasks as part of a daily routine
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and work ethic
  • Possess the ability to lift, carry, and maneuver heavy equipment
  • Report and communicate efficiently with administrators, supervisors, and Noble Network staff via phone and email

Ideal Qualifications

  • Eligibility to work in the United States on a full-time basis 
  • A high school diploma or GED 
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Consistently exhibits a service mentality, including being flexible, adaptable and humble
  • Experience working with hand and power tools
  • Able to lift 25 lbs and will occasionally be required to lift over 50lbs
  • Able to climb ladders and stand/walk much of the day
  • Follow through, attention to detail, and a belief that “sweating the small stuff” matters 
  • High-quality communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • The ability to multi-task, rearrange priorities, and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • The belief that the process is important, but people are more important
  • For applicants who apply after 09/17/21, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a valid medical or religious exemption required.

Compensation & Benefits
Given the importance of our support staff to the success of our schools, Noble offers among the top hourly rates of any schools in the Chicagoland area. Starting compensation is based on degree attainment and prior work experience.

Statement of Non Discrimination
Noble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.