Director of Facilities

St. Michael's Catholic Academy
Contact Name: 
Paula Lopez
Phone Number: 
(512) 328-2323
Job Description: 

Summary of Position:

The school seeks an experienced Director of Facilities who is involved in the community and dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. This position is a full time, exempt staff position. The employee will work for 12 months of the year. The hired employee will report to Director of Finance and Operations. The Director of Facilities has primary responsibility for the maintenance and oversight of school facilities and grounds. This position requires supervisory skills, ability to function in a team environment and hands-on skills for preventative maintenance.


Job Details:

- Collaborates with others both on campus and local community for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programs

- Coordinates schedules and special event operations for the purpose of ensuring required facilities preparation

- Develops long and short range maintenance plans/programs for the purpose of ensuring that resources are effectively utilized

- Directs projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventive maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring completion within established time frames, project design and budget.

- Participate in the planning, budgeting and scheduling of facility modifications or expansions

- Inspects new construction, repair work, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently

- Ensure specifications for major capital improvements are within local/state/federal regulations;

- Coordinate and track all necessary inspection reports

- Manages team of custodial and maintenance staff including but not limited to hiring, training and evaluating

- Recommends new hires, promotions, termination and transfers for the purpose of maintaining staffing needs and productivity

- Serve as the initial point of contact in emergency situations on all facilities and grounds

- Review and recommend contract vendors and job specific bids

- Assess and recommend security practices

- Purchase, maintain and secure all maintenance equipment

- Trouble shoot and repair minor mechanical, electrical and plumbing problems

- Review and approve all facilities and ground expenditures

- Researches new products, laws, regulations, etc., for the purpose of recommending purchases, contracts and maintaining services

- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Operations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

- Positive attitude towards students, staff and faculty

- Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication (written and verbal)

- Exceptional organization, time management and prioritization skills

- Strong computer literacy and experience with electronic facilities management software a plus

Minimum Qualifications: 

Required Experience, Degree and Skills:

- At least 5 years of experience in maintenance

- At least 2 years of experience in management

Minimum Physical Qualifications:

- Must be able to lift 50lbs

- Must be able to pass driving clearance

How to Apply: 

Send all resumes and cover letters to