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Facilities Manager - IDEA Judson (Immediate Opening)

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School Year: 2022-2023
Location: IDEA Judson
Region: San Antonio, TX
Category: Operations
Job Type: Full-Time



Role Mission: The Facilities Manager (FM) is responsible for operating a clean, safe, sustainable, high-quality facility by leading the custodial team to enhance the learning environment.  Facilities Managers exemplify IDEA’s commitment to excellence through successful hiring, development, and retention of custodial staff. 


What You’ll DoAccountabilities:


Campus safe and operational one week before First Day of School (FDOS)

  • Achieve an A rating in the Facilities Audit from Beginning of Year (BOY) through the last day of school
  • Create a culture of safety and awareness by implementing 100% of programs and systems, including 100% of safety drills
  • Achieve a proficient rating on the Safety Audit
  • 90% of Safe Schools training done by deadline
  • All chemicals on-hand locked

Maintain an efficient operation to achieve the campus cost per square foot allocation with kWh usage per square foot

  • Serve as the financial steward for campus facilities and maintenance operations by generating a 10% surplus over budgeted allocation
  • Improve continuously and execute operations efficiently by generating a 5% annual saving in utilities expense
  • Achieve a proficient rating on the Energy Conservation Audit
  • Business partner with campus leaders for capital expenditure (CapEx) projects
  • Work with APO and Principals to identify facilities needs and develop a plan accordingly
  • Provide timely CapEx quotations to improve facilities for each school

85% retention of Custodial Staff

  • Increase development and training of staff through weekly check-ins and daily huddles
  • Ensure that at least one custodian has been groomed to take on the Facilities Manager role within 18 months

80% of facilities requisitions are entered within 3 days of service

  • Work with approved vendors to ensure timely issuance of services
  • Maintain budget accuracy by entering requisitions within goal timeframe

90% of maintenance work orders are resolved within 48 hours

  • Operate a clean and healthy campus that guarantees an enhanced learning environment
  • Deploy team to efficiently resolve issues submitted

Demonstrate reliability and responsibility through attendance, punctuality, and flexibility

  • Zero unexcused absences
  • Consistent punctuality
  • Ability to work long hours as needed to meet the mission goal

We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics: 

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college  
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them 
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly 
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes 
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change 
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization 
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes 
  • We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students 


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Campus Custodians


What You Bring -- Competencies:

  • Mission Focus – focuses on IDEA’s core purpose of getting all students into college
  • Record of Results – holds high expectations for self and others to achieve and surpass intended goals
  • Problem Solving – able to synthesize, analyze, and prioritize data and opportunities to develop strategies for achieving quantifiable goals
  • Communication – effectively conveys information using a variety of channels and techniques
  • Continuous Improvement – proactively identifies opportunities to improve and consistently reflects on past actions to guide future decisions


  • EducationHS diploma or GED required
  • Experience: 
  • License or Certification: NA
  • Bilingual Preferred


What We Offer



  • Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $19.73 for 0 years of experience and $24.66


Other Benefits:


We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, com‐muter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.


To Apply

Please submit your application online through Jobvite. It’s in your best interest to apply as soon as possible.


About IDEA Public Schools 


At IDEA Public Schools, we believe each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States.   


IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists. IDEA serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Southern Louisiana and Florida and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you—with new launches in Jacksonville, FL (2022). Cincinnati, OH (2022), and Arkansas (2023)!    


When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. 



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