Facilities and Operations Manager - #9805202

Community Colleges of Spokane

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Spokane, WA
Salary: $3,006 - $3,974 per month
Contract type: Full time


Starting salary for this position is: $3,376 (Monthly)

Employees starting at the entry step of this range receive salary step advancement after six months and every 12 months thereafter. If an employee starting at anything higher than the entry step of the range, will have salary step advancement after 12 months and salary step advancement every 12 months thereafter until they reach the top of the salary range. Each salary step advancement will be approximately a 5% increase in salary.

Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) District Equity Statement

CCS believes that access to high-quality education in a safe and inclusive environment is the right of all individuals and imperative for the continued advancement of a strong democracy and workforce. We also believe higher education institutions have an obligation to work toward and demonstrate progress in ensuring equity amongst their students, faculty, and staff. Equity is grounded in the principle of fairness. In higher education, equity refers to ensuring that each student receives what they need to be successful through the intentional design of the college experience.

Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) is a beautiful campus located in the inland Pacific Northwest, on the ancestral home of the Spokane Tribe, near the Spokane River. Our campus is not far from the urban center of Spokane, a mid-sized city with a high quality of life and quick access to the outdoors. See our website for more information about living and working in Spokane.

SFCC is one of two accredited community colleges that comprise the Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS). Serving about 6,000 students, SFCC endeavors to be an educational leader and a responsive partner with the community and region, offering access to relevant programs of the highest quality. We offer a large liberal arts/transfer program (approximately 75% of total enrollment) as well as state-of-the-art professional technical programs (about 25%). In addition to serving the urban and suburban population in greater Spokane, CCS provides educational services to rural communities throughout a 12,302 square mile region in Eastern Washington. This region includes all of Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, Ferry, and Pend Oreille Counties as well as portions of Lincoln County.

SFCC’s mission is to provide all students with an excellent education that transforms lives and expands their opportunities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, since the screening committee will begin reviewing applications on 02/22/2024, submissions are encouraged prior to that time.

The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Facilities and Operations Manager in the SFCC Physical Education Division.


Under general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director, this position will provide coordinated assistance in the operations and maintenance of Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) sports and recreation equipment and facilities for Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) to include maintenance, repair, and inventories of the Physical Education and Athletic Department. This position will also maintain and prepare athletic facilities and athletic fields in cooperation with the SFCC/Spokane Community College (SCC) Facilities and Grounds departments

  • Maintain and prepare athletic facilities for practices, classes, competitions and events to include (mowing, weeding, raking, snow removal, sweeping, cleaning). *
  • Operate commercial equipment (mower, backhoe, utility gator, plows, turf sweepers, track blowers). *
  • Maintain and prepare athletic equipment at both fitness centers; troubleshoot and repair minor fixes; arrange service for major repairs and routine maintenance. *
  • Coordinate schedules with facilities, custodial and security departments regarding watering, mowing, cleaning, parking and scheduling events. *
  • Set up/take down for events (tables, chairs, cameras, PA system, computers, bleachers, scoring systems, timing systems, measuring systems). *
  • Communicate building and event schedules to appropriate parties. Collaborate with staff and coaches to fulfill needs for special events. *
  • Accommodate and assist officials and visiting teams concerning facilities, locker rooms and questions. *
  • Event/Game onsite contact and crowd management. *
  • Work closely with media and assist with set up for televised events/games (SWX). *
  • Submit Building Improvement Requests (BIRs) and Work Orders, track accordingly. *
  • Coordinate with facilities, custodial and security for events. *
  • Build or fabricate sport specific equipment (jump boards, awards podium, storage racks). *
  • Serve as contact person for all deliveries. *
  • Purchase tools, supplies, equipment rentals (sod cutters, backhoe, U-Haul van), and meet with vendors on warranty issues. Meet with vendors on new and upgraded ideas for program needs. *
  • Model professional decorum and mutual respect in all personal interactions. *
  • Comply with district policies, procedures and directives, state and federal regulations, orders and statutes and collective bargaining agreements. *
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned. *

  • Indicates this is an essential duty.

This position is designated a bargaining unit position



  • Action Oriented: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Ensures Accountability: Ability to hold self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Values Differences: Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
  • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Instills Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Self-Development: Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

  • Knowledge of physical education equipment and proper use.
  • Knowledge of maintaining athletic facilities and fields.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of general office software programs.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to effectively organize multiple work assignments, involving competing priorities, to produce work products that are accurate, of high quality and meet deadlines.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field.
  • One (1) or more years’ experience in maintaining athletic and physical education equipment, facilities, and fields.
  • Related experience in a higher education environment.



Total compensation is an estimate based upon adding the following amounts together:

  • Base compensation of $36,072 - $47,688, plus
  • Current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates, plus
    • Click here for a full list of benefits.
  • Median retirement fund contributions.

The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices

Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the district to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Once an applicant is chosen for a position, they are required to complete and submit a declaration regarding sexual misconduct and investigation per state law

  • Work is commonly performed outdoors in uncontrolled elements.
  • Work is active.
  • Work directly with students/clients.
  • Work involves frequent interruptions.
  • Move up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Operate and control power tools and/or large mechanized, powered and non-powered equipment.
  • Must be able to read and understand instructions to recognize and handle hazardous, unsafe or poisonous materials.
  • Occasional exposure to fumes, dust, odors and/or biohazards.
  • Occasional to frequent change in position from sedentary, standing, and walking.

  • Full-time schedule (12-months, 40-hours a week).
  • 6-month probationary period.
  • This position is overtime eligible.
  • Requires local or regional travel.
  • Criminal background check is required.
  • May be required to work alternate shift.


To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  • CCS online application. *
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications relevant to the responsibilities of this position. *
  • Resume. *
  • References – the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. *
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.

NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission

If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact HR at [email protected]

Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, pregnancy related conditions, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category

Direct all inquiries or grievances regarding access and Title IX or ADA to:

Amy McCoy | Chief Compliance Officer
Title IX and ADA Coordinator
Community Colleges of Spokane
2917 W. Whistalks Way, MS 3027
Spokane, WA. 99224-5288
[email protected]

Direct all inquiries regarding equal opportunity compliance and/or grievances to:

Greg Stevens | Chief Strategy and Administration Officer
Community Colleges of Spokane
P.O. Box 6000, MS1004
Spokane, WA. 99217-6000

Native Land Acknowledgement

We are honored to acknowledge that the Community Colleges of Spokane, and our main campuses for Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College, are located on the traditional and sacred homelands of the Spokane Tribe. We also provide services in a region that includes the traditional and sacred homelands of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Kalispel Tribe and Nez Perce Tribe.

We pay our respect to tribal elders both past and present as well as to all Indigenous people today. This land holds their cultural DNA, and we are honored and grateful to be here on their traditional lands. We give thanks to the legacy of the original people and their descendants and pledge to honor their stewardship and values.

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