Job Number 1903024

Director, Safety and Operations Engineering Maint Services

This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Highland Business Center
Hours 40 hours/week as assigned; Generally Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Salary Manager 5/127 ($76,107.00 - $108,725.00)
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Vice President, Safety and Operations
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
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Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention and completion of historically underserved and under-represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body.  Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students.  In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values.  This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

General Statement of Job

Responsible for managing ACC's Preventative Maintenance Program, Maintenance Work Order System and Safety & Operations project management.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides scope for and design for ACC strategic deferred maintenance initiatives, including the implementation of other long-range strategic initiatives as determined by the senior management.
  2. Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to the organizational human resources policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
  3. Manages and supervises major alterations and renovation projects, from initiation to completion; including project design, implementation, move-in, and life safety compliance.
  4. Supervises, reviews, and approves projects including; preparing initial project scope, budget and delivery schedules; secures project funding and procures service of design consultants or service vendors required to complete project scope of work; prepares and negotiates contracts; approves payments to vendors; ensures compliance with all applicable local ordinances, state, and federal codes and laws.
  5. Presents and reviews proposed solutions with educational department representatives, design consultants, and service vendors to ensure project scope meets client's needs; reviews design progress to ensure compliance with project budget, delivery schedule, and quality requirements in accordance with college standards and applicable codes.
  6. Directs and manages the overall design and renovation phases to meet the established project scope, budget, and schedule; meets with stakeholders to resolve potential problems and address concerns.
  7. Develops and oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program (Including; facility equipment/asset management, equipment design and repair, workforce management, etc.) to reduce long-term costs to the institution.

  8. Prepares reports to update project status to the Austin Community College District leadership, the Vice President of Safety and Operations, campus managers, and other stakeholders when applicable.
  9. Reviews, suspends/rejects, or approves all services invoices and commodity procurements; monitors payment processing with other departments to ensure timely processing of vendor payments; verifies services or commodities invoices are complete and satisfactory.
  10. Leads selected special projects that require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization.
  11. In the context of the Public Affairs and Campus Operations annual work plan(s), researches and analyzes technologies that have the potential to impact facility systems that support student success.
  12. Develops and implements maintenance procedures, preventative maintenance procedures and planned maintenance procedures and programs.
  13. Serves as the lead technical person for mechanical, troubleshooting, and similar maintenance issues.
  14. Assists in the development of the Safety and Operations annual plans and related budget.
  15. May perform internal engineering reviews when applicable.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Preferred Work Experience

Required Education

Preferred Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Other Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements


ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.