Assistant Campus Lead

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-875848
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 02, 2024
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: May 6, 2024
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Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, the assistant campus lead works directly with staff, faculty and outside contractors and vendors to assist in the overall responsibility of physical operations, maintenance and cleaning of campus buildings.

Experience and Skills:


  • Under direction, assist with the inspecting, planning and implementing of a campus building maintenance program.
  • Perform equipment and building maintenance on a daily basis in accordance with submitted and/or assigned service requests. Follow appropriate safety procedures when completing work assignments in accordance with OSHA and other relevant safety guidelines. Inform supervisor and update electronic request forms as completed or as deemed appropriate.
  • As directed, perform building and periodic property inspections. Maintain a safe and secure setting for students, staff and guests. Report any concerns or violations to the immediate supervisor.
  • Assist in the recordkeeping for purchasing, inventory, labor and materials for work performed.
  • Provide back-up support for campus lead and custodian/maintenance positions during planned or unexpected absences.
  • Determine materials and methods for assigned jobs; inspect for quality and progress to ensure work is being performed with an emphasis on safety; Communicate with the supervisor all labor and materials utilized on a daily basis.
  • Submit purchase requisitions for supplies and materials; coordinate and maintain adequate inventory of tools, equipment, hardware and materials. Assist Campus Lead with building inspections and maintenance operations reviews; notify supervisor of concerns regarding safety and building integrity.
  • Coordinate access to spaces to minimize disruption to operations. Receive and deliver equipment and supplies as required. May be called upon to discuss and participate in installations, repairs, new construction and other routine and event-related projects.
  • Perform skilled and semi-skilled carpentry including but not limited to demolition and rough construction; roof repairs, drywall and plaster; metal work; masonry, concrete, block and brick work; resilient and hard surface flooring; repair/replace doors and windows; cabinet, lock and hardware repair; plastic laminate work; suspended ceilings and insulation, painting and other surface treatments. Maintain basic knowledge of plumbing, mechanical and HVAC systems as it relates to general maintenance and upkeep of the buildings.
  • Assist with traffic control at the beginning and end of school day.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the campus lead. The listing of the position duties/responsibilities is not necessarily inclusive for this position. Omission of specific duties does not preclude assignment of other duties if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Working Conditions:

  • May be subject to being on-call
  • Carry a cell phone or two-way device
  • Work with hazardous materials
  • Schedule changes based on the needs of the school
  • Work long hours to complete/perform scheduled or emergency functions and events
  • Required to work under adverse weather conditions and varying temperatures (indoor/outdoor)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work safely from ladders, scaffolds and roofs
  • Required to work in confined spaces which may include extended periods of stooping, bending, kneeling or standing.
  • Involves a great deal of walking
  • Must possess normal vision, hearing and physical dexterity
  • Will be required to do own laboring, lift up to 50 pounds safely and be able to transport equipment (push and pull), including carts which may carry 400 pounds


  • 3 years experience performing general maintenance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and proven project management skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Word/Excel, work order tracking and payroll systems)
  • Availability for scheduled and on-call work evenings and weekends
  • High school graduate or equivalent


  • Boiler Operating License (Class C or higher)
  • Experience in supervision/proven skills
  • Valid Minnesota driver's license/must pass DMV background check
  • Working knowledge of construction materials and methods

Team Participation:

  • Participate as a contributing member of the campus team
  • As appropriate, give input for ways to improve procedures and policies currently in use to ensure business is conducted in a safe, responsible manner
  • Willing to assist in other areas and with other tasks not defined in position description


The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school enrolling 1,331 bright, talented students from nearly 56 Twin Cities-area communities. Founded in 1900, The Blake School has the advantage of facilities and campuses designed for specific developmental ages. Blake’s mission is to engage students with a dynamic, academically challenging education in a diverse and supportive community committed to pluralism and a common set of values. Students pursue an integrated program of academic, artistic and athletic activities, preparing for college, lifelong learning and purposeful lives as community and global citizens. The school community is also guided by its Commitment to Pluralism and core values.


The Blake School believes that a diverse society enriches all individuals and communities. Diversity of race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, age, physical ability, and marital, parental or economic status forms the fabric of our society. As a result of these beliefs, The Blake School actively seeks students, families and employees who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the context of its mission. In doing so, we recognize our responsibility to help make each person's experience a success. EOE