VP Facilities Development

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 102942
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Facilities Development
Shift/Days: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Provides core-level facility services to all UF Health Shands facilities by providing consultation, problem solving, budget review, strategic direction and leadership. Ensures appropriate direction, planning, monitoring and quality standards are set and adhered to. Ensures strategic initiatives are developed in accordance with UF Health Shands goals and objectives through the development and engagement of internal teams and consultants.

Subordinate responsibilities include all facility project development, real estate development, construction and planning activities; management of the comprehensive safety and security programs for UF Health Shands and Core Services; and the operation and planning of the Core Service transportation program.

The Vice President of Facilities provides or supervises the following professional services: architecture, long- and short-range planning, space planning, real estate development and property management.

Directs and manages the activities of the departments of Facilities Development, Construction, Facility Operations, Safety, Security and Transportation. Responsibilities include management of staff and budgets; development of goals, policies and procedures; implementation of work activities; and control of the work environment.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BS in engineering or architecture.
  • Professional license preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years' experience in hospital design, construction and maintenance operations.
  • Knowledge of space planning, health care construction, commercial construction, maintenance operations, energy, organizational security and safety programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of codes and standards applicable to health care and business occupancies.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in dealing with regulatory agencies, especially Florida agencies.
  • The job requires the ability to provide broad vision and analytical skills to complex and comprehensive problems.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills are required.

Motor Vehicle Operator Designation:

  • Employees in this position will operate vehicles for an assigned business purpose as a "frequent driver."

NOTE: A frequent driver is defined as one who uses his/her personal or University of Florida Health automobile a) at least once daily, b) at least five individual trips per week or c) drives, on average, over 150 miles per week in the performance of his/her job.

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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