St. Mary's University
  • 21-Mar-2018 to 30-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Building Maintenance
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Generous vacation, sick, & holiday benefits; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

Provide leadership and supervision of the daily activities of the maintenance team. This includes the architectural (carpenter, painter, locksmith), plumbing and utilities, electrical (including fire alarm), telecommunications, and general maintenance teams to include facilities inspection, work planning, coordinating, estimating, budgeting, preventative maintenance and project development. Additional duties include the development and support of the maintenance teams and crew leaders, assistance with HR related management aspects to include: hiring, performance reviews and staff evaluations. This role also assists the department leadership in strategic planning and in support of the university mission.  


Responsible for the management and repair of the building envelope for all campus buildings. Assist in the management of the underground utility systems to include natural gas, domestic water, well water, electrical, and communications. Manage maintenance and repair of interior building systems to include electrical, structural, architectural, fire alarm, telephone (voice) system, and building data cabling. Organize and manage preventive maintenance tasks in the assigned areas.


Additional responsibilities include the management of the Office of Facilities Services environmental, health and safety program and in reducing the risk of non-compliance to federal, state, county, and city regulatory requirements. This includes the training of employees to ensure all environmental health and safety programs, OSHA procedures, work practices and controls are effectively implemented, identifying applicable environmental regulations and risks based on the U.S. EPA, the TCEQ, Bexar County (Edwards Aquifer) and the City of San Antonio and to serve as a change agent to implement acceptable systems in order to ensure compliance. This position will also create and maintain records of all training and compliance measures.



  • Work with assigned staff and team leaders in an effective manner to ensure that the mission of the department is carried out.
  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates technicians and team leaders assigned to the maintenance team.
  • Support project management team with project design and management of all major facility maintenance, repair and construction.
  • Provide the development, training, implementation, and management of shop policies and procedures that realize the full potential of the physical and human resources of the university and which provide a safe working environment.
  • Manage workload using the computerized work order maintenance management system (TMA) to provide maximum efficiency of staff and resources.
  • Must have the ability to plan, coordinate, analyze, execute, and document specific administrative and management functions with a sense of the long-term goals of the department.
  • Maintain equipment and system inventories.
  • Provide required management reports.
  • Plan work schedules for assigned staff to ensure quality services to the university community on a 24-hour basis.
  • Work with assigned staff and team leaders in an effective manner to ensure that the mission of the department is carried out.
  • Reviews, develops, updates, and manages an effective preventive maintenance program.
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of the annual budget requests for supplies and equipment, to include staffing requirements to support current building assignments and customer expectations.
  • Request supplies and equipment to ensure completion of the mission.
  • Maintain updated Chemical Inventories and SDS's.
  • Assist in leading internal audit activities to ensure EPA/OSHA/Safety compliance.
  • Work effectively with management and staff to maintain and/or develop university policies and procedures regarding environmental, health and safety.
  • Ensure all records are kept in accordance with State and Federal regulations including OSHA logs and training documents.
  • Measures, audits, and evaluates effectiveness of safety programs.
  • Assists in scheduling annual compliance training requirements, i.e.; hearing test, fit testing, air and noise monitoring, respirator physicals, etc.
  • Maintain satisfactory and harmonious relationships with the public and fellow employees each day to assure/sustain quality service and appropriate interactions with others.
  • Join other associate directors to form the Office of Facilities Services Management Team.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Business preferred.


EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years' experience in managing facility repair, maintenance, and construction. Five (5) years of experience directly managing a team of technicians. Some experience in a college or university environment desired. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and coordinate the function of a team of diverse personnel.


LICENSE: Valid Texas Driver's License required. Certifications related to job function preferred.   OSHA certifications preferred and required within 6 months of hiring.



  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access is required.
  • Experience in CAD software is preferred but not required
  • Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to communicate to the university community in positive and effective manner is required.
  • Proficient speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Experience in utilizing work order maintenance software is preferred (TMA)



  • Work in cramped spaces in mechanical rooms, or in crawl spaces under building or in attics.
  • Carry 50-pound loads up and down stairs.
  • Work on utility crew with occasional manual labor.
  • Work in unfavorable conditions of extreme heat or cold.







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