The Facilities team includes more than 60 talented women and men dedicated to providing the maintenance and operations services to our college community. We are especially proud of our culturally diverse staff of skilled trades, administrative support, technical professionals, and managers that ensures our beautifully maintained campuses.
Serving West Valley College in Saratoga and Mission College in Santa Clara, California
The District’s Facilities Department maintains two campuses, Mission College and West Valley College, with a total building square footage of 1,024,273 Gross Square Feet (675,690 Assigned Square Feet), and a total of 228 acres. The facilities team provides maintenance and operations for all its physical resources with a full-time staff of facilities administrative staff, building maintenance mechanics, groundskeepers, and custodians.
- To create a positive, safe environment
- To ensure student and staff success
- Focus on meeting student and staff needs
- Advocate for resources
- Treat ourselves and others with respect and integrity
- Provide consistent coordination with campus community
- Recruit, train, and promote a workforce that is committed to our purpose and values
Webster L. Owens General Services & Facilities Center
Webster L. Owens served as a custodian at West Valley College from 1990 to 2013. Known for often asking staff, faculty and students, “Do You Need Anything”, Webster was always willing to go above and beyond with a true desire to help others. His service and compassion for others embodies the campus spirit that we strive to build at WVC. It is our honor to dedicate this building to Webster L. Owens in memory of his dedication to the college and his caring spirit that left an invaluable impact on the campus community.