Director, Facilities and Construction

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-27
Req: R-037380
Job Title

Director, Facilities and Construction


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


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Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Under general direction, the Director of Facilities is responsible for space planning, construction management, coordination 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 Executive Director of Operations to determine goals and outcomes on a variety of issues related to Facilities.


  • 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 with 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.

  • 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.

  • Develops and implements procedures and processes to ensure that facilities are designed and built to meet user functional requirements based on the Program of Requirements, State and Federal laws, Board of Regent policies, and TAMUS regulations.

  • Guides the evolutions of design development through concept, preliminary design, and detailed design states, and coordinates presentation of designs.

  • Establishes and may chair the Selection Committee for recommendation of project architect/engineer (A/E) and construction management (CM) teams for approval.

  • Negotiates service contracts with A/E and CM.

  • Recommends contract changes.

  • Assists in the preparation of agenda items, recommending action on applicable projects.

  • Oversees the preparation and submission of project description forms to the Coordinating Board for information and approval.

  • Oversees submission of completed design documents to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or a Registered Accessibility Specialist for review of compliance with handicapped accessibility.

  • Supervises the evolution of construction from site capture to occupancy.

  • Coordinates presentations of construction progress.

  • Oversees and monitors scope, budget, schedule, quality control, and conformance of Programs of Requirements throughout design and construction.

  • Supervises assigned staff.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Technology, Construction Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ten years of related experience.

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

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Summary of Employee Benefits:

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time