Director of Facilities

Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
State Education Agency


Reports To: Deputy Superintendent
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: AP 6
Department: Maintenance
Employment Contract: 226 Days

Primary Purpose:
Maintain physical school plant in a condition of operating excellence so that full educational use may be made at all times. Provide students with a physical learning environment that is safe, clean, attractive, and functional. Direct and manage district’s maintenance program.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferred)
  • Valid and clear Texas Driver’s License
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Nonrefundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee

Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of basic principles of construction, school plant maintenance, and custodial operations.
  • Ability to manage budget and personnel.
  • Ability to coordinate district function.
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret data.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Ability to conduct on-site inspections of district facilities
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to direct and manage operations of a large fleet of vehicles.
  • Knowledge of energy management and maintenance.
  • Proficiency with relevant computer software including Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

  • Three years supervisory experience in maintenance operations
  • Three years’ experience in maintaining a large plant or building

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Building/Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Direct and manage custodial, maintenance and repair operations of district.
  • Manage and process work orders for repair and maintenance of buildings and grounds.
  • Develop and maintain written departmental procedures for maintenance, repair, operations, and preventative maintenance of all district buildings and equipment.
  • Prepare plans and specifications for contracted repair work and site improvement for submission to purchasing department for bids.

Policy, Reports, and Law
  • Implement federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required in Facility Department
  • Prepare data necessary to process payroll
  • Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation of Facility Department
  • Comply with applicable personnel policies

Budget and Inventory
  • Administer facility budget and ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed prudently
  • Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs
  • Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies
  • Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies
  • Replace and maintain a current inventory of supplies and parts to avoid delay when reordering
  • Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders for Facilities Department to Purchasing Department
  • Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and purchase replacement equipment when necessary

Personnel Management
  • Assign work to facility personnel and oversee completion
  • Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in Facility Department
  • Recruit, train, and supervise facility personnel and make sound recommendations about personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal
  • Evaluate employee job performance to ensure effectiveness

  • Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations and develop a program of preventive safety
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained in operating and optimum condition

  • Perform disaster duty when needed at District shelters
  • Attend professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovative techniques in maintenance operations
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed
  • Development of evaluations via technology (SchoolDude)
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of skilled craftsmen, head custodians, custodian and grounds coordinator, custodial supervisors, and support staff assigned to facilities department
Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.
  • Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
  • Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
  • Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; occasional district wide travel; work indoors and outdoors to conduct on-site inspections of all maintenance facilities and construction projects.
  • Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress.

The Superintendent reserves the right to waive any requirements for any qualified applicant. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Your resume, letter of interest, and other available information will be considered in the screening process.
It is the policy of South San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SSAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI

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South San Antonio Independent School District

5622 Ray Ellison Blvd. , San Antonio, TX 78242

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South San Antonio Independent School District

5622 Ray Ellison Blvd. , San Antonio, TX 78242