UF Health Shands is presently recruiting to fill our opening for VP, Facilities Development. Located in Gainesville, Florida, UF Health Shands is the flagship academic hospital for the University of Florida, ranked among the top 5 public universities in the U.S. The Vice President of Facilities Development has oversight to provide direction and management in the departments of: Facilities Development, Construction, Facility Operations, Safety, Security and Transportation, Biomedical Engineering. The position also 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. Provides direction or supervises the professional services of architecture, long and short range planning, space planning, real estate development, property management, management of the comprehensive safety and security programs for UF Health and Core Services and the operation of and planning of the Core Service Transportation program.
Position requirements include: B.S. in Engineering or Architecture. Professional license preferred. Minimum of seven years' experience in hospital design, construction and maintenance operations. Demonstrated knowledge of space planning, healthcare 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 two years' experience dealing with regulatory agencies, preferably Florida agencies. Must be able to provide broad vision and analytical skills to complex and comprehensive problems. Strong communication and negotiation skills required.
Located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida, University of Florida Health emcompasses the UF Health Science Center - the Southeast's most comprehensive academic health center - and the UF Health Shands family of hospitals and services. With campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville, we consist of health colleges, research institutes, teaching and specialty hospitals, and physician medical practices and outpatient services throughout north central and northeast Florida. UF Health Shands Hospital, the premier academic hospital for the University of Florida in Gainesville, is a place where brilliant minds come together to deliver some of the best, most-advanced health care in the nation. And, as you might expect, an organization with our reach, scope and influence can provide a wide variety of exciting career opportunities for healthcare professionals.