Full-Time Building & IT Maintenance Specialist

The École is an independent, French-American bilingual school serving an international community of Maternelle-to-Middle School students in New York City’s Flatiron District. The school offers an academic, bilingual program and enrolls more than 300 students from Pre-Nursery through 8th Grade (ages 2-13).  We are currently seeking a full-time Building & IT Maintenance Specialist.

Under the supervision of the Facilities Director, the job holder is in charge of the Maintenance and the IT of our two buildings located at 111 East 22nd Street and at 206 Fifth Avenue. S/He works with the school’s third parties as needed: General Constructors, Experts for Maintenance, IT providers, Cleaning Crew, Fire Department, DoB, …

Responsibilities include:

  • Building Maintenance
    • Maintain all equipment in the two buildings and ensure it is working well by performing day to day tasks or liaising with external experts, including inspections, with regards with the below (not exhaustive): elevator, boiler/heater, A/C system, alarm systems, sprinkler system/pressure tank, extinguishers, electrical system, plumbing system, front door, PA…
    • Organize and cancel pick up for trash removal
    • Be the entry point for special requests to the Cleaning Crew
    • Manage FAC (facility access cards) inventory
  • IT Maintenance
    • Be the entry point for staff and teacher to ensure they have all the IT support they need
    • Liaise with external providers when needed for (non exhaustive list): printers, wifi, telephone landlines / alert text message system, smart board / smart TV, computers / laptops / tablets, softwares…
    • Maintain and provision of all our devices (MacBooks, Chromebooks, iPads and PCs), and request for ordering new ones


  • Three to five years of recent experience in maintenance of buildings and IT equipment
  • Certificates of fitness from Fire Department S95 and F07 required in the first month of employment
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power-Point)
  • Proficiency with Google workspace
  • Ability to work in the US
  • Proficiency in English is required
  • French not required, but would be a plus


  • Organized, with initiative and good judgment
  • Can report situations in a clear manner and propose solutions
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Can solve daily maintenance problems by his/her own
  • Can work with several third parties and multitask
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all, including students

Salary range of $55k-$65k per year, depending on education and experience. Position starts asap.

Please send a CV or résumé and cover letter, as well as a list of references we may contact to careers@theEcole.org