Position Description

Director of Facilities Management and Construction
Location GH Texas
Job Category Lead Office (Finance, HR, Development, etc.)
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POSITION: Director of Facilities Management and Construction

DEPARTMENT: Great Hearts Texas District Office

LOCATION: San Antonio or Dallas Home Office                      

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations-Texas



Position Summary

Under the direction and leadership of the Vice President of Operations-Texas, the Director of Facilities Management and Construction has the overall responsibility for operations, maintenance of Campuses and home office buildings. Responsibilities include the supervision of facilities technicians, coordinating/directing maintenance, and repairs of all Great Hearts buildings.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs activities of Facilities Management/Construction: Budget preparation & control; Record keeping and personnel management.
  • Supervise department staff as assigned and perform annual staff evaluations.
  • Travel to multiple campuses to review work and assist as needed on special projects.
  • Assure quality service and promote teamwork.
  • Directs activities to include preventative maintenance of buildings, equipment, parking lots and grounds in a state of proper repair.
  • Monitor/assist contractors and outside vendors’ performance to ensure work is completed according to specifications. Solicit bids and quotes from vendors.
  • Assist in budget development regarding CapEx, school maintenance, and repairs.
  • Assist with maintaining building safety and security policies & procedures. Immediately respond to building emergencies as needed.
  • Perform routine quality control inspections of janitorial and landscaping subcontractors to ensure property is being maintained.
  • Ensure documentation for emergency equipment (monthly/annually and/or as needed) is being maintained and accurate.
  • Coordinate and monitor fire/life safety annual inspections, including all other system, building, and compliance inspections. Have working knowledge of alarm systems for drills and maintenance purposes.
  • Perform duties as assigned. Attend department meetings as scheduled.


Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths

Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) or equivalent

  • 10 years of Facilities/Construction experience
  • 5 years of Supervisory experience
  • Be able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.


Great Hearts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Great Hearts does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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