Facilities Manager at The American International School of Muscat in Oman
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Facilities Manager
The American International School of Muscat (Oman)

Appointed - Position has been filled
Mar 23, 16

Facilities Manager

The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) announces an extraordinary opportunity a Facilities Manager to join our Administrative team.

Reporting to the Director, the Facilities Manager will be joining a team of top-notch professionals who thrive in a beautiful purpose-built facility spread over 77,000 square meters of real estate in Muscat.

Designed to support the educational requirements of 800 students from Early Childhood through High School, our 51-classroom facility is complemented by 6 science labs, 3 libraries, 5 visual arts studios, a total of 8 music classrooms and practice rooms, 2 full size gymnasiums, and a 25-meter competition swimming pool, as well as 3 cafeteria/student common areas. TAISM’s recently inaugurated Bosch Center for the Performing Arts completes our state-of-the-art facility, with over 4000 square meters of performance and audience space and seating for 522.

The successful candidate will employ solid operational management experience – ideally in a school or service environment – to ensure the safe operation, maintenance, and management of the TAISM facility and its properties.   

Our ideal candidate will be adept at managing several concurrent projects and operational activities with conflicting timelines and priorities. Key to your success will be employment of outstanding written and verbal communications skills and proven supervisory and administrative abilities to direct staff and manage external contractors. Also of critical importance is your knowledge of buildings systems and your ability to anticipate and recognize potential mechanical, structural and procedural issues and initiate appropriate action.

Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of related facilities management experience
  • Solid understanding of building automation systems
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent analytical problem solving, priority management and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven success managing external contractors


Nice to Have:

  • Experience in an educational or service environment

TAISM offers an attractive Total Compensation package, which includes: Competitive Salary and Benefits, Relocation Assistance, Family Housing, Worldwide Medical Insurance, Professional Development Support

Application deadline April 15th or until position is filled.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED EXCLUSIVELY AT WWW.TAISM.COM (Careers at TAISM; Apply to TAISM). Faxed, e-mailed, or applications submitted through recruitment web sites cannot be considered.

Attention: If you apply for this position, please inform the school and us (Admin@searchassociates.com) that you saw the notice on the Search Associates website


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Senior Associate Julie Ryan was named a National Distinguished Principal by the U.S. State Department and the National Association of Elementary School Principals.