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Chris Young

Chris Young

Assistant Director, Buildings & Grounds

Position Description: 

  • Oversees in-house supervision and labor and contracted labor associated with: Building maintenance, landscape maintenance, recycling & waste collection (including confidential shredding), custodial, all maintenance at JST, invoice processing with all previously mentioned items.

Direct responsibilities:

  • Supervisor for the Building Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, and Recycle & Waste and In-house Custodial supervisors. 
  • Direct supervision of Union staff and all contractors performing work at JST

Hired in 1987


  • Contractor's license, 1977
  • 2 years at Centre College in Danville, KY, one semester at CSU, Chico (did not earn degree)
  • 10 years as a landscape contractor prior to employment at SCU

Where did you grow up?

Born: Anchorage, AK.

Ages 2-12: Cupertino, CA.

6 months in Kailua, HA., before returning to Cupertino, CA.

Age 15: Moved to Louisville, KY where I spent all 4 years of high school, prior to attending Centre College.

Favorite thing about SCU?

Tuition Remission. All three of my kids have graduated from SCU and gone on to be very successful thus far in their careers.

What's the most important thing you've learned in the last year?

Change takes time. Don't give up and no matter what: Finish strong.


I love to work in my yard, and am a huge San Francisco Giants fan.

(408) 554-4875