Director of College Facilities

Los Angeles Community College District in California

Deadline July 14, 2017
Date Posted June 12, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary 113876-141072
Employment Type Full-time

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Director of College Facilities. This position plans, coordinates, evaluates, and directs the building maintenance, alteration, and repair, custodial, and grounds and equipment maintenance operations activities of a college; participates in the planning, design, review, and integration of construction projects. 

MONTHLY SALARY: $9,489 - $11,756

*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position


  • Directs the scheduling, assignment, and review of the work of building trades custodial, and grounds and equipment maintenance staff to ensure that college buildings, structures, grounds, and equipment are maintained and repaired according to established standards and timelines.
  • Ensures effective integration of new buildings and equipment with existing systems.
  • Evaluates bond projects for design, manageability, and consistency with other buildings.
  • Recommends and implements policies, procedures, and work standards involving maintenance and operations projects that improve efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Plans, directs, and maintains an effective preventative maintenance program for college buildings and associated equipment and systems.
  • Directs the allocation of resources to meet regular and special requirements and to respond to emergencies.
  • Meets with administrators and other officials to consult regarding facilities needs, funding, planning, design, feasibility, estimating costs and timing of maintenance, alteration, and capital outlay projects.
  • Inspects work projects in progress at various college locations to ensure compliance with District standards, Building, Health and Safety Codes and other applicable laws and regulations, and resolves deficiencies as needed.
  • In cooperation with District staff, develops proposals, and implements energy conservation programs and energy management systems.
  • Serves as liaison between college staff, administrators, and contract architectural and engineering firms.
  • Reviews construction related scope and budget documents and makes recommendations to college administrators.
  • Directs the inspection of maintenance contract work and recommends payment upon satisfactory completion.
  • Coordinates and directs the space planning process for college facilities and provides asset management analysis for best utilization of existing college facilities.
  • Plans and directs training programs for building trades, custodial, and grounds and equipment maintenance staff on policies, work methods, materials, equipment, and safety.
  • Directs the efficient processing of facility work orders through a computerized system.
  • Coordinates implementation of the Southern California Air Qualify Management District (AQMD) regulations.
  • Administers the building trades, custodial operations, grounds and equipment maintenance, and utilities budgets and controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
  • Certifies a college's Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and authorizes an assigned contractor to enter the SWPPP into the SMARTS system.
  • Directs the requisition, receipt, and control of supplies, equipment, and materials for assigned areas.
  • Prepares building construction and service contract specifications.
  • Directs the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
  • Prepares and/or directs the preparation of correspondence, reports, and presentations regarding assigned activities.
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of comprehensive records related to staff, budget, funding, construction projects, and related activities.
  • Attends at a variety of on-site and off-site meetings and committees as the college representative, involving construction, building maintenance, alteration, and repair, equipment maintenance, and custodial and grounds operations activities.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Anticipated vacancies throughout the District.  The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College 


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program



A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in business or public administration, architecture, engineering, construction management, or a field closely related to facilities management.  Four years of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


Four years of full-time paid experience in the management of building maintenance and repair operations of large commercial or public building complexes.  Experience with the oversight of custodial and/or grounds maintenance operations must have been part of the experience noted above.  Supervisory experience over a variety of trades is desirable.


A valid Class “C” California driver's license.  Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.


Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page 



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