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Administrative Center
237 N. Hospital Street
United States of America



To coordinate and develop short and long-range plans for the maintenance and/or improvement of Head Start facilities, including new construction, renovation, maintenance, and operations.  To oversee program data collection functions and data management processes and systems.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

1. Plan and coordinate facility needs based on projected changes.

2. Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements relating to facilities, maintenance, licensing, and operations.

3. Recommend and develop long- and short-range maintenance plans and budgets.

4. Develop standards, procedures, and policies regarding preventative and scheduled center maintenance.

5. Review and assist in developing facility lease agreements.

6. Coordinate with Purchasing Department to arrange for necessary repair work by vendors and center maintenance staff; inspect and review work performed to ensure Program standards are met.

7. Assist Center Coordinators in developing summer repair orders.

8. Maintain records concerning work requests, supplies, and other matters; prepare reports as required.

9. Check inventory of janitorial supplies for each center and approve purchasing of such items.

10. Develop a system for dealing with emergency repair problems.

11. Conduct weekly safety and health checks at centers, review disaster plans and emergency drill schedule for compliance.  Document and maintain accurate facilities records on each center location.     

12. Participate in the summer planning process and strategic planning sessions.

13. Participate in the Program’s self-assessment process and monitor centers to ensure noted deficiencies are corrected.  Analyze and interpret self-assessment results; inform program management staff of non-compliance issues.

14. Prepare self-assessment findings report for the Head Start Director, governing bodies, and other management staff.

15. Oversee the compilation of the Program Information Report (PIR), including teaching staff requirements; monitor ChildPlus and center-level files for validating PIR data.

16. Maintain data management processes and systems; make regular reports regarding data collection and reporting.

17. Perform other duties as required by management.


For ensuring safety and security of facilities; assisting the Head Start Program Director with the overall compliance of federal, state, local, and agency requirements


Maintenance Specialist and Transportation Manager


Minimum Requirements



Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, management, or a related field.  A Master’s Degree is desirable.  A combination of education and related experience may be substituted.  Three years of experience with demonstrated competence in managing mandates for programs. 

Valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 90 days.




Sixty percent of time spent in field

Must be able to attend meetings and training sessions after working hours


Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, organization, planning, management and supervisory skills.  Must have knowledge of management principles, budget analysis and child development practices.

Must have ability to communicate with a variety of people, work independently, and maintain strict confidentiality of program data.  Must be cooperative and display a positive attitude towards working as a team with other staff members.  Must exercise discretion and sound judgment in the performance of assigned duties.

This position assumes a team relationship with other program components and the performance of any other related duties.


The mission of GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Incorporated, a community-based organization, is to work in partnership with our community to deliver quality services, assistance, and opportunities to eligible customers with emphasis placed on education, employment, and developing self-sufficiency.