Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Facilities Management. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of a staff of project management professionals providing project analysis of need, programming, project formation of facilities construction initiatives and the oversight of design, and construction services on a forty-five (45) building, 133 acre campus, with 5.2 million square feet of building area, focused on education, research, clinical service delivery at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM). This position interfaces with and advises constituent departments (pre-clinical & clinical) administrative activities and central administration regarding the status and needs of design and construction issues for WUSM. Position is the point of contact with Medical Center constituents related to facilities renovations and / or new constructions issues.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees all facilities capital project design/construction for a forty-five (45) building campus complex.
Directs/oversees a staff of approximately 6, responsible for all facets of construction management for the School of Medicine.
Communicates and works extensively with all departments (pre-clinical & clinical), school administrators, off-campus activities and university administration regarding the status of facilities-related initiatives and issues.
Works closely and continuously with W.U. Medical Center facilities management counterparts – BJH, SLCH and BJC - to ensure seamless campus integration and construction.
Actively supports the Chancellor’s Supplier Diversity Initiative.
Actively participates in capital planning for current and future facility requirements of the School of Medicine.
Assists in the oversight of all activity related to facility design, and construction at the Medical School.
Implement departmental policies and guidelines associated with process and service improvements for areas of responsibility.
Manage communication, project implementation and feedback with all external parties, including University committees’ representatives, outside consultants, and contractors.
Assist in the evaluation and negotiation of all off-campus space planning activities.
Interface with FMD department directors concerning facility planning initiatives, renovations and/or new construction issues.
Assist with the resolution of customer service issues, including communicating with faculty, staff and Medical School leadership.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field required.
At least five years facilities management or relevant industry or corporate experience as well as progressively responsible management experience, including supervision of staff and mid-level managers and effective relationships with a senior executive management team.
Have a working knowledge of facilities operations and support services.
Exceptional integrity, intelligence and maturity.
Must be well-rounded in complex organizational initiatives and be comfortable in a university or academic medical center environment.
A proven track record of creative and energetic problem-solving and demonstrated ability to identify and implement innovative approaches to facility management issues/initiatives.
A strong leader, team-oriented, comfortable making difficult decisions, sticking with them and to bringing equitability and applying sound fiscal policy and accountability to the department.
Strong leadership and managerial skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, disciplined, and diplomatic knowledge of research and teaching space facility and utilization requirements a plus.
Experience in developing and utilizing performance indicators for organizational assessments and improvement.
The hiring range for this position is $90,688 - $120,141 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G16.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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