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Executive Director, Facilities Development & Management

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 4, 2022

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-System Office, University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Job Description


The Executive Director, Facilities Development & Management provides direct leadership and strategic direction to the System Office Facilities and Construction Department. Works collaboratively with Campus VPADs and Facility Directors to develop, standardize, and implement operational efficiencies and best practices in facilities management.


  1. Provide leadership and strategic direction to the System Office Facilities and Construction Department in the areas of Facilities Repair & Replacement Program, Facilities Instrumentation and Control Programs, Mail Services Delivery and the Energy Management Function
  2. Manage system wide Computerized Maintenance Management System that supports but not limited to the organizational facilities management programs, asset life cycle, work order management, and preventative maintenance program
  3. Drive system-wide Repair & Replacement Program from the development of project lists and daily/weekly project status reviews to the reviews and approval process with Facilities Directors, VPAD's, Presidents and the Chancellor
  4. Analyze and present key system wide facilities metrics with focus on work order execution, preventative maintenance, utility consumption and spending
  5. Manage division annual budget and expenditures. Ensure costs are aligned with the defined budget and implement cost saving, quality improvement and/or efficiency strategies
  6. Perform system administrator duties for the system wide Facilities Condition Assessment Program and Electronic System
  7. Establish a system wide strategic approach for the acquisition of electricity and natural gas
  8. Develop, update, and maintain control maintenance and operation standards for the organization
  9. Foster a culture that cultivates a diverse and inclusive environment, build a participative team climate that assumes a proactive stance and consistently seek innovative solutions while enhancing partnership with stakeholders to deliver outstanding service
  10. Drive Facilities Emergency Management with collaborative approach with Risk Management and EHLS and Police Department
  11. Coordinate controls and system efficiencies related to commissioning
  12. Establish strategic direction on the level of services and the types of service contracts that are required to maintain Facilities related programs system-wide
  13. Establish clear and consistent communications with management on the progress of key programs and future improvement opportunities
  14. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

  • Must possess the ability to work collaboratively with cross functional groups across Campus Divisions and industry vendors
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to manage, operate, and maintain software systems including but not limited to: Building Automation systems, Work Order (CMMS) systems, and Facilities Condition Assessment
  • Knowledge of and experience in risk management, insurance, or a related field
  • Familiarity with the regulations relative to workers’ compensation code, liability and property and casualty insurance
  • Knowledge of facilities-related building codes
  • Excellent organizational planning skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to issue, follow, and understand both written and oral directions
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, design standards, and specifications
  • Ability to read and understand contracts and contract-related documents
  • Ability to prepare Scope of Work exhibits and addendums to contract documents
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, roofing, structural, and HVAC systems
  • Knowledge of maintenance, custodial, and grounds maintenance and operations

The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces....The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is mostly performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards. Work is also performed in exterior climate for outside facilities operations management
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience must include at least 5 years in a manager- or director-level position
  • Master’s degree in a related field or other advanced degree
  • Additional relevant certifications, such as CEFT, PMP, CFM, LEED AP

Hiring salary range is $103,314 - $118,811

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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