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Position Title: Assistant Director - Facilities  

Reports To: Facility Director 


SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors. 

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider.  As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way.  As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world. 


Job Summary

As the Assistant Director - Facilities,  you are responsible for all aspects of day-to-day operations, including mechanical and electrical systems, carpentry, plumbing, transportation, custodial services, grounds maintenance, and project management. Reporting to the Facility Director, the Assistant Director's primary responsibility will be the planning, scheduling, and oversight of work requests, building repairs, preventative maintenance and custodial services for WTAMU buildings and grounds. We are looking for a candidate who exemplifies a high level of energy and enthusiasm in the daily performance of work and has a proven record of engaging a diverse and multi-disciplined client base and staff. We expect this person to develop high-performance work teams as well.


  • Managing the performance of vendors to ensure the highest quality of service and the best value.
  • Creating performance matrixes and benchmarks against industry standards.
  • Assuming responsibility for ensuring a safe and comfortable living and work space for students and staff in compliance with code (local, state, TAS, EPA, and OSHA) as well as university requirements.
  • Responsible for coordinating all building shut-downs and integrated facility component testing campus-wide.
  • Manages trades departments providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, utilities, carpentry, and painting services at the WTAMU campus. Oversite for professional managers in the Custodial and Grounds departments.
  • Relating specifically to the Custodial department, the Assistant Director shall have oversight related to scheduling and cleaning standards across campus.
  • Formulates and assists in the management of the annual operating and long-range facility maintenance budgets, ensuring that expenditures are consistent with SSC and WTAMU priorities and continuity of high quality services.
  • Monitors and controls expenditures.



  • This position requires dealing with a wide range of complex administrative and technical tasks where frequent independent interpretation and decision making is required.
  • Requires face to face, telephone, and written communications with all levels of the university community and a wide spectrum of outside agencies, schools, and vendors. These communications will range from a simple exchange of information to requesting assistance or services to be performed.
  • It requires the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform under pressure in both an internal departmental contact and in client capacity.
  • The position directly affects the effectiveness of the Physical Plant.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, Outlook, and Maintenance Connection) required.
  • Knowledge of building automation and mechanical systems is essential.

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID:  246728




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