Director of Facilities
Posting Number: 0601080
Job Title: Director of Facilities
Position Type: Staff
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, Texas
Department: Business Affairs
Pay Rate: Commensurate
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Director of Facilities is responsible for space planning, construction management, planning of new construction, facility operations and maintenance for university's academic, residential, and administrative units, and ensures that all operational aspects run smoothly and effectively. The Director works with not only internal customers but also local government, property management companies, contractors and vendors, reporting directly to the Vice President of Business Affairs to determine goals and outcomes on a variety of issues related to Facilities
Work Hours: Typically works Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May work beyond normal office hours and weekends.
Travel is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on September 11, 2017.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 08-18-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51973
Percent of total time: Responsibility / Duty: Is this function essential? 65
FACILITIES CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
Administer and manage all facilities contracts on campus including ensuring all contractual obligations are executed in a timely manner. Ensure contract vendors on campus provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff and visitors establishing and using metrics performance on a regular basis. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant United States standards and codes. Implement strategic analysis of campus facilities, infrastructure and relevant life cycles.
Develop and coordinate long term area refurbishment programs, routine, non-routine and mandatory maintenance programs for both preventative and corrective maintenance work within available budget. Establish benchmarks for turnaround time for maintenance work. Coordination of contract staff to ensure maintenance is carried out in a timely and effective manner, endeavoring at all times to ensure a professional outcome to its clients with minimal disruptions.
PLANNING AND SPACE MANAGEMENT
Oversee and maintain the campus planning and space management processes.
Prepare annual budget for maintenance and minor works projects and for consideration of the University Resources Commission (URC). Monitor expenses and payments. Manages expenditures within budget.
Provide required System, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), State of Texas reports related to facilities management.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Technology, Construction Management, or related field.
Necessary Qualifications: Ten years of related experience in facilities management including five years in facility maintenance or construction management.
Preferred Qualifications: Higher Education facilities management preferred.
Experience in planning, policy, procedures formulation and implementing monitoring and reporting systems. Demonstrated experience in the coordination of multiple project teams. Demonstrated experience in communicating and negotiating effectively. Ability to exercise independent judgment and personal initiative to constructively solve problems and make effective decisions based on knowledge of policy and procedures, relevant events and strategic priorities.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Strong organizational, business analysis and time management skills. Knowledge of real property management and construction terminology and processes. Effective working independently and/or with teams. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.