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Employee Spotlight

Learn about one of the great people from our Facilities team.

Employee Spotlight

Paul MacDonald


Utilities Operations Leader

Years at UTSA

20 Years


Operations and Maintenance - Utilities Operations

Paul MacDonald is an experienced and valuable member of the Facilities Operations and Maintenance Operations team with strong UTSA roots. His mother and stepfather both retired from UTSA with over thirty years of service and his spouse, Annalisa is a UTSA graduate. Paul started his career at UTSA when he was still in high school. He worked summers at the Texas Folklife Festival and as a part-time housekeeper on weekends. As a full-time employee, he has worked as a housekeeper, mover, maintenance technician, and utilities operator before becoming a utilities operations leader. Paul has an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing a second associate’s degree in business administration. Once he completes his business administration degree, he plans to enroll in UTSA’s Construction Management program. A Roadrunner through and through, he hopes to one day receive a graduate degree and retire from UTSA. Paul and his spouse have two boys and are excited about a third child that is due to arrive in September. His hobbies include camping, hiking, fishing and live music.

Featured Project

Learn more about one of our most recent projects.

Student Success Center

Summary:  The new center, designed to enhance the experience of students seeking advising services, consolidates Academic Advising into one centrally located area of the Main Campus.  The 30,000 square foot center will consist of forty-six modular units connected together to appear as one building.  A location south of the Graduate School and Research Building (GSR) Read More

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