Managerial Competence of a School Principal in Managing School Facilities and Infrastructure: A Case of SD Negeri 2 Trienggadeng

Julianti Julianti, Yusrizal Yusrizal, Niswanto Niswanto


Abstract: The aim of this research was to identify how the school facilities and infrastructure of State Elementary School 2 of Trienggadeng in Pidie Jaya Regency were planned, utilized, and maintained. A descriptive method with a qualitative approach was used in this research. The data were collected by doing observation, interview, and documentation. The subjects of this research were the school principal, the school committee, the school facilities and infrastructure manager, and the teachers of State Elementary School 2 of Trienggadeng. The results indicate that the plan related to the management of the school facilities and infrastructure was made by the principal by involving the school committee, the school facilities and infrastructure manager, and the teachers. Moreover, as a manager as well as an administrator, the principal also (a) made the plan carefully by considering many aspects, (b) socialized and monitored the execution of the plan, (c) organized the maintenance of the facilities and infrastructure, and (d) monitored the management of the facilities and infrastructure.

Keywords: managerial competence, school principal, qualitative research.

Abstrak: Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengidentifikasi bagaimana sarana dan prasarana sekolah SDN 2 Trienggadeng Kabupaten Pidie Jaya direncanakan, dimanfaatkan, dan dipelihara. Metode deskriptif dengan pendekatan kualitatif digunakan dalam penelitian ini. Pengumpulan data dilakukan dengan cara observasi, wawancara, dan dokumentasi. Subyek penelitian ini adalah kepala sekolah, komite sekolah, pengelola sarana dan prasarana sekolah, dan guru SDN 2 Trienggadeng. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa perencanaan terkait pengelolaan sarana dan prasarana sekolah dibuat oleh kepala sekolah dengan melibatkan komite sekolah, pengelola sarana dan prasarana sekolah, dan para guru. Selain itu, sebagai pengelola sekaligus administrator, kepala sekolah juga (a) membuat perencanaan secara matang dengan mempertimbangkan banyak aspek, (b) mensosialisasikan dan memantau pelaksanaan rencana tersebut, (c) menyelenggarakan pemeliharaan sarana dan prasarana, dan (d) memantau pengelolaan sarana dan prasarana.

Kata kunci: kompetensi manajerial, kepala sekolah, penelitian kualitatif.


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