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Dwight School Facilities Coordinator - Athletic Center in New York, New York

Dwight School is the first school in the Americas to offer all four International Baccalaureate programs from preschool to grade 12. Guided by our philosophy of igniting the spark of genius in every child, Dwight is an inclusive school that aims to meet the unique needs, abilities, and interests of each student. At the same time, Dwight challenges every student to develop intellectual independence, respect for diversity and belonging, and to become innovators and thought leaders. 

Known for its low student-teacher ratio, Dwight enrolls 1,100 students with 400 faculty and staff. Our School rests on three pillars: personalized learning, community, and global vision. As part of a leading global network of schools, Dwight offers employees exciting cross-campus opportunities. Additionally, with the support of The Dwight School Foundation’s generous grants, Dwight provides faculty professional development, enabling teachers to deepen their content knowledge and pursue their own sparks of genius to be shared with the community. 

At Dwight, we strive to ensure that our environment is welcoming — a place in which everyone can thrive — and an organization we are proud of. We recognize that this takes trusting relationships and ensuring that all individuals feel valued regardless of their backgrounds. At Dwight, we encourage diversity in all respects, including diversity of thought, and embrace innovation and foster collaboration and growth.

We consistently strive to advance the equity, diversity and belonging of our community in all domains, including the curriculum, admissions, environment, and hiring. Our goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities, with policies in place to maintain a work environment free from discrimination.  

The Dwight School Athletic Center, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is seeking a full-time Facilities Coordinator to oversee the day-to-day operations of our Athletic Center. 

Facilities Coordinator - DSAC (Dwight School Athletic Center)

Days:  Monday - Friday; some weekend events may be required.

Hours:  Full-Time

Exact hours to be determined based on the needs of the facility

Compensation commensurate with experience: $50,000-$70,000/year


  • Responsible for scheduling and oversight of front desk staff

  • Continue to build relationships and partnerships with local community

  • Manage and build up book of rental clients to utilize the center when not being used by Dwight students/employees

  • Partner with Aquatic Director to provide additional support to Aquatics program, staff and rentals

  • Maintain supply inventory and report required items to Director of Operations

  • Ensure storage areas are documented and kept clean and accessible

  • Ability to delegate tasks and manage a team effectively

  • Coordinate with the Events Team, Athletics Team, After School Team, Summer Camp Team, and PHE Team for scheduling and execution of events, exams, athletics, etc. 

  • Diagnose situations and utilize problem solving skills to create an action plan

  • Maintain orderly, clean, and safe facilities and equipment.

  • Collaborate effectively with the Director of Operations


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to work with all members of internal staff from the Executive Leadership Team, Maintenance Team, Bus Drivers, etc., as well as local community and building partners. 

  • Strong Time Management skills: Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements to effectively manage time and achieve goals.

  • Professionalism & Personal Boundaries: Conducts oneself within appropriate and expected professional boundaries and policies.

  • Attention to Detail: Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.

    We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please let us know.

    Dwight School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Dwight School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status, or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment. 

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