University of Michigan Health System is seeking a Director of Facilities Planning and Development (FPD). FPD provides support services spanning from project conception, planning, funding, design, through construction and activation. Our mission is to provide World Class facilities and physical frameworks for a safe, clean, comfortable, functional and healthy environment that directly supports our mission.
Direct the preparation of feasibility studies, space planning concepts, scope definition and cost projections, phasing/sequencing analysis, design/construction delivery recommendations. Oversee preparation of documentation for project definition, procurement support, change justification, and project/budget authorization.
Plan and direct the overall operations of Facilities Planning & Development. Assure departmental goals and mission are aligned with and support the strategic direction of UMH facility improvements and development. Evaluate and monitor departmental functions, plan and implement best practices, and guide process improvements. Direct policy and procedural revisions to improve efficiency and customer service. Recruit, train, evaluate and mentor employees.
Advise senior leadership on matters concerning facility utilization, improvement alternatives, routine capital plans, facility condition assessments, and progress of project implementation.
Retain and monitor services of external consultants for project investigation, planning, design, engineering, interior design, lean design, equipment planning, construction quality assurance, when applicable.
Oversee the update of UMH Design Guidelines, providing of technical support required for facility operations, and ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory codes, requirements, and standards. Supervises in-house preparation of construction documents, affixes professional seal, and ensures proper submission to governmental agencies for review and approval.
Masters degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
10 or more years experience managing professional staff and consultants.
10 or more years experience in healthcare facility planning and design, along with expert knowledge of building systems and technologies.
Knowledge of codes and governmental regulations applicable to healthcare facilities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with public presentation experience.
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