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Facilities Operations Manager

Campus Life & Style, Austin, TX

Company Overview:

Campus Life & Style is a student housing company with a portfolio of properties located across the country. As an elite owner-operator, we understand that success is achieved by hiring great people and providing them with the tools and guidance needed to do their job well. We strive to provide a working environment that not only fosters professional development but is also a place where people enjoy coming to work.

Job Overview:

We are looking for a Facilities Operations Manager to join the Campus Life & Style Facilities and Construction Management team. Reporting directly to the National Director of Facilities, this position will be responsible for the daily support of Maintenance Operations for a multi- site portfolio.

The successful candidate will oversee their assigned properties maintenance operations, preventative and corrective maintenance and must be technically proficient with an excellent working knowledge of all general building, Life Safety, and mechanical systems.


  • Responsible for a multi-site portfolio/Region
  • Provide daily technical and administrative support to all assigned properties or region
  • Develop a working rapport with all Regional Directors, General Managers and Maintenance Supervisors
  • Conduct annual asset evaluations and assist with Capital Planning
  • Assist in evaluating existing processes and or protocols and provide input to improve best practices
  • Implementation of new maintenance programs or initiatives
  • Conduct bi-weekly calls with Maintenance Supervisors
  • Coordinate and conduct onsite training of all established maintenance programs and protocols
  • Coordinate and conduct training webinars with onsite maintenance staff
  • Plan and schedule periodic site visits and or if warranted by an emergency
  • Train and implement Campus Life & Style defined maintenance absolutes
  • Responsible for ensuring all sites are conducting and adhering to their annual preventive maintenance plan
  • Train and implement mobile work order platform to include Entrata Training
  • Periodically evaluate assigned properties workload and provide recommendations and or assistance as needed
  • Ensure all annual life safety inspections are conducted as scheduled and compliant
  • When visiting a site provide administrative and/ or hands-on technical support or assistance as needed with existing maintenance issues
  • Work with Regional Directors, GMs, and Maintenance Supervisors to identify property specific Maintenance focus areas and implement structured improvement plans
  • Monitor maintenance expenses and assist with managing maintenance budgets(s)
  • Assist with annual budget planning
  • Annul turn planning
  • Assist with new acquisitions and due diligence as needed
  • Assist other region(s) as needed
  • Assist with Capital Projects and coordinate repairs with onsite staff while maintaining full accountability and responsibility of assigned projects
  • Responsible for lender mandates for assigned properties or region
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Organize and plan meetings with project managers and site staff as needed
  • Communicate timeline changes and new information to team; track project changes and adjust schedules as needed
  • Monitor current projects and coordinates all team members involved to keep workflow on track
  • Provide administrative support for projects to include but not limited to Contract processing, vendor set up, coding and processing invoices
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Will accept verifiable work experience
  • At least 5 years of continuous experience in a facilities management position or in a Maintenance Supervisory position
  • Multi-Site Management experience is required
  • Strong technical and working knowledge of building systems and general building maintenance
  • Strong technical and working knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems
  • Must be EPA Certified
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized with a structured approach to overseeing and executing on responsibilities
  • Good computer skills; well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite, strong and working knowledge of Excel
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and meet set timelines or deadlines
  • Ability to plan, multi-task, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work independently
  • Multi-family experience preferred, but not mandatory
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project management Concepts
  • Budget management
  • CAD experience not required but helpful
  • Customer service oriented
  • Travel is required


An average of 40 hours per week is anticipated and may change based on the company’s needs.  The position requires the ability to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year except when prior arrangements have been made.

The position requires the ability to serve on-call or remaining in contact via telephone, as scheduled or as necessary.


This position requires extensive travel for training or assistance at assigned properties or region, as agreed on in advance by both parties.

Physical Requirements:

The position requires the ability to lift objects more than fifty pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to perform basic maintenance tasks.

The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and must talk and hear. The employee must occasionally move heavy equipment (i.e. (furniture, appliances etc.) and is required to be safe and smart while doing so, request assistance as needed.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles (including dirt and dust); toxic or caustic chemicals; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock.

Employee must have appropriate clothing, basic tools, a vehicle and abide by basic safety protocols when working with equipment or on site.  PPE to be provided by employer and properly utilized by employee.

Employer will reimburse for pre-approved business use of personal vehicle if paperwork if filled our correctly.


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