Executive Director Building and Grounds

Houston, TX
May 29, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position?YesHours of Work8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-FPosition Details

Position Information

Posting NumberTSU202153Official TSU TitleExecutive Director Building and GroundsGrant TitleN/AJob Description Summary / TWC Summary

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all daily activities of the building maintenance, custodial, housekeeping, janitorial, lawn care, beautification and grounds maintenance personnel. Manage various custodial/grounds projects.

Essential Duties Summary

Responsible for overseeing policy direction, planning, and administrative coordination of all building maintenance, custodial services or grounds maintenance and landscaping. Writes specifications for new fixtures, furniture and equipment; selects suppliers. Identifies renovation and construction needs and recommends methods and materials; obtains and reviews bid proposals and negotiates specifications with vendors and contractors. Provides financial oversight for budget formulation and implementation. Responsible for ensuring building maintenance, custodial services or grounds maintenance and landscaping are in compliance with state and university policies. Schedules, monitors, and follows up on all building maintenance, custodial services and grounds maintenance projects working with the department’s three shifts during their working hours assigned. Follows up on all work requests to determine status and ensure timely completion of all work requests and special projects. Supervises assigned personnel, including selection, training, scheduling and evaluation. Conducts inspections to ensure continuous quality operation of the assigned facilities. Provides oversight through subordinate managers for property inventory and key control. Establishes and maintains priority system for emergency responses based on customers’ needs. Responsible for staying abreast of latest state of the art methods, products and systems in building maintenance, custodial services or grounds maintenance and landscaping operations. Performs other duties as assigned.



Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience.Education

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related discipline required.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Work Experience

Requires five to and seven years of related experience. Requires broad knowledge of complex systems and procedures.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for overall direction of a distinct and independently structured department through subordinate associate or assistant directors. Has human resources responsibilities and authority to hire, discipline and terminate staff. This position typically reports to a senior executive.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Tasks and responsibilities require integration of diverse functional areas and involve variables that are more abstract. Work is substantially complex and varied, and requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures in combination. High-level responsibility for budget, revenues and/or expenditure authority.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Develops strategic direction, goals, plans and policies for an area of responsibility. Sets broad objectives and is accountable for overall results in respective area of responsibility. Authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance. Requires high degree of independent judgment and problem solving of complex problems.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

High-level contact with others in key positions. Contact usually involves several areas within the University and/or with community, government, business leaders, media and dignitaries. Typically handles highly sensitive and/or confidential information.

Customer Service RelationshipsWorking/Environmental Conditions

Working conditions involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident and require following basic safety precautions. Physical demands include moderate physical activity that includes prolonged standing and/or walking, handling moderate weight objects and/or using or carrying equipment. Work may require routine travel.

Desired start datePosition End Date (if temporary) Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close DateOpen Until Filled (overrides close field) YesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOpen to all applicants.Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you abreast of latest state of the art methods, products and systems in building maintenance, custodial services or grounds maintenance and landscaping operations?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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