Manager, Operations Foothill Central Services
Full Salary Range:
$97,607.89 - $137,344.10
*Actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and
experience (Customary Hiring Range: $97,607.89 - $107,612.70
annually). In addition, candidates with verified educational units
beyond the minimum qualification may qualify for additional pay, up
to $564 per contract month.
Initial Review Date: 5/6/21**
Next Review Date: 10/05/21**
**Any complete applications received after the review date will
only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.
This position will become Open Until Filled
the initial Closing Date. Any complete applications received while
the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring
committee only upon committee request.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
currently accepting applications for the management position
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:
Foothill - De Anza Community College District, composed of two
colleges and an education center, is one of the top performing
districts in both California and the United States, and one of the
largest, ranking seventh in size among the state's 72 districts,
serving more than 58,500 students per year and with an operating
budget of $180M unrestricted general fund. Consistent with its
mission, the District has a strong commitment to equity and
inclusion and incorporates those values in its policies,
procedures, and operations, and in its leadership and service to
students and the community. Publicly supported and locally
oriented, the District fills an essential role in workforce
development, continuing education, and skills preparation to meet
the changing demands of the highly diverse surrounding population
and business communities. The District's students and more than
2,000 faculty and staff enjoy an unparalleled quality of life in an
ideal climate, with physically pristine and fiscally sound campuses
that have earned their reputation for academic
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by
core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every
member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning
environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and
innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of
our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible,
quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly
educated and socially responsible community that supports an
equitable and just future for California.
Foothill College Mission Statement:
Believing a well-educated population is essential to sustaining and
enhancing a democratic society, Foothill College offers programs
and services that empower students to achieve their goals as
members of the workforce, as future students, and as global
citizens. We work to obtain equity in achievement of student
outcomes for all California student populations, and are guided by
our core values of honesty, integrity, trust, openness,
transparency, forgiveness, and sustainability. Foothill College
offers associate degrees and certificates in multiple disciplines,
and a baccalaureate degree in dental hygiene.
Reporting to an assigned administrator, manage, plan, organize and
supervise the day-to-day operations associated with cleaning and
care of campus buildings, grounds maintenance, and the District
warehouse and delivery functions.
NATURE and SCOPE:
The Manager, Operations plans, supervises and evaluates the
activities of the custodial, grounds and warehouse staff for
Foothill College and Central Services.
KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not
limited to the following:
- Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and
objectives, establish schedules and methods for building
maintenance; implement policies and procedures.
- Plan, prioritize and assign a variety of tasks to custodial
staff to ensure that buildings are properly maintained, providing a
clean, safe environment for students, faculty and staff.
- Plan, prioritize and assign a variety of tasks to grounds staff
to ensure that all landscaped and natural grounds are properly
maintained and to further ensure that water conservation goals are
met and athletic venues are safe for athletes and coaches to
- Plan, prioritize and assign a variety of tasks to warehouse
staff to ensure that the warehouse is properly staffed so that all
material, equipment and correspondence is properly received into
the appropriate information systems and that deliveries are made
appropriately and in a timely manner.
- Prepare work schedules and make relief assignments as required;
prepare vacation and summer work schedules for staff.
- Inspect equipment, verify work progress and completed work of
custodians, grounds crew and warehouse staff for accuracy, proper
work methods, techniques, and compliance with applicable standards
and specifications ensuring standards are achieved.
- Inspect buildings and grounds with respect to health and safety
standards and prepares inspection reports as appropriate.
- Inspect warehouse to ensure that materials are stored safely
and to assure that received materials are delivered in a timely
- Coordinate with Environmental Health and Safety staff as
necessary to comply with state and federal regulations.
- Coordinate with Risk Management regarding mandatory training
for all Physical Plant staff.
- Participate in the selection, training and motivation of staff;
conducts performance evaluations of staff supervised; provide or
coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct
deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
- Purchase necessary supplies, materials and equipment.
- Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare
cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications
for needed custodial, grounds and warehouse equipment and
materials; monitor and control expenditures.
- Prepare necessary records and reports; prepares project status
reports as requested; maintain records of projects, activities,
materials and hours.
- Prepare instructional bulletins, correspondence,
- Support, implement, and promote compliance with the District's
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Plan in all aspects of employment
and education; encourage cultural and ethnic diversity in staffing,
curriculum, programs, and services.
- Assure compliance with the District's Injury and Illness
Prevention Program by providing motivation, incentives, and
discipline to assigned staff; maintain a safe work environment,
enforcing safe work practices, reporting and investigating
accidents, maintaining necessary documentation, and requiring
employees to receive mandated training.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
- Principles of supervision, training, and performance
- Modern custodial methods, materials and equipment used in
- Grounds maintenance and landscape problem/solution
- Quality and use of cleaning supplies and equipment.
- Methods and procedures of warehousing, storekeeping, and
- Warehouse procedures, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices
and delivery slips and the use and meaning of each.
- Care and cleaning of various types of heating, ventilating, and
- Safety rules and regulations applicable to the operation of
equipment and performance of custodial, grounds, and warehouse
duties; Hazardous Materials WasteManagement.
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.
- Principles and procedures for record keeping and
- Principles of budget preparation and control.
- Safe driving principles and practices.
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.
- Support, implement, and promote advancement of the District's
equity goals, and Diversity and Equal Opportunity Plan in all
aspects of employment.
- Identify landscape maintenance needs/strong attention to
- Lay out work assignments and to organize a program and see that
it is carried out.
- Work with, train, instruct, supervise, and evaluate assigned
- Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and
sensitivity in response to changing situations.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
- Maintain working relationships with those contacted in the
- Any combination of training and experience which would provide
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
equivalent to an associate degree AND 1 year of
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree.
- Two (2) years in an increasingly responsible management or
- Five (5) years of experience in custodial work.
- Two (2) years grounds experience.
- Two (2) years warehouse experience.
- Possession of an appropriate California operator's license
issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Typical office environment; subject to some travel to conduct
work and physical activities.
- Swing Shift.
- Evening hours and possible weekends.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on
the telephone and make presentations.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer
- Vision sufficient to read various materials.
- Sitting for extending periods of time.
- Bending at the waist.
- Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
- A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In
the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates
your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be
asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have
influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee
will not review your application. Items not required (including
reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration,
all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your
application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise
with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application
questions within 48 hours of the closing date.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position: Full-Time, Contract, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for
employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee
assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and
basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that
includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:
In addition, the District is a participating member of the
California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the
successful applicant would be a member of the Administrative
Management Association (AMA). The current Administrator Handbook
can be found online at:
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no
later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful
applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to
work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are
the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/328?c=fhda