Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President of the University, with a solid line to the Chief Executive of the Charleston Region of MUSC Health; this position has the accountability for effectively leading key medical campus and associated ambulatory facility functions including:campus planning, space planning, real estate, design and construction, capital replacement & renewal (R&R), and facilities maintenance & operations. The position will support the strategic plan, vision, and operating objectives of the Health System and University, including strategic growth initiatives. This individual will provide expertise and guidance to the senior leadership team (President's Council) and the Board in support of academic, patient care, research, compliance/safety, financial & service objectives.
Responsible for managing over 300 employees and a 7 million GSF facility with an annual operating budget including utilities of approximately $M. Responsible for providing cost estimates and technical expertise when working with the Enterprise Planning Office to establish permanent improvement projects. Oversees the management of an average of 50 construction and renovation projects totaling $100,000M annually.
30% Innovation, Vision and Strategy: Oversees the development of an enterprise campus Master facility Plan (MFP).A Plan is a standard of SACSCOC accreditation. The MFP is integral to align strategic, financial and facilities planning to meet organizational goals. Works with Finance, Planning, Provost, etc to ensure appropriate outcomes in space utilization, stewardship/sustainability of the physical plant, and capital planning. Monitor hiring practices of the Engineering & Facilities Unit to ensure that Diversity & Inclusion is being practiced in considering, hiring and developing staff at all levels
35% Budget, Leadership, Collaboration & Communication: Manage and develop the Engineering & Facilities team, to include work allocation, evaluation, training, development, and problem resolution; create a work environment in which employees are engaged and motivated to achieve peak productivity and performance. Development and implementation of operating budgets, systems, and procedures; participate in overall organizational decision making as a member of the leadership team. Oversees all maintenance, repair and operation activities and ensures facilities and equipment are appropriately maintained within budgetary constraints. Strives to provide a valued service to customers in a courteous and responsive manner.
35% Compliance and Regulatory: Organizes, plans, and oversees all aspects of the Charleston facilities management activities. Analyzes reports to measure performance. Compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. Ensures facilities support of and compliance with Joint Commission, SACSCOC, and AAALAC standards. Demonstrates improvement and corrective measures through operational benchmarking, performance indicators, and compliance reporting. Implements policy changes as needed related to changes in laws and/or regulations or internal process modifications and communicates pertinent information to campus stakeholders. Oversees the Property Management function which includes tenant/landlord support, maintenance & repair, lease acquisitions & renewals, property acquisition, & disposal.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Masters degree in related field or MBA is required. Must be familiar with civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering principles and governing building codes at an Academic Medical Center. Ten or more years’ experience with and ability to organize, plan and administer a major physical plant. Experience will all accreditation, compliance, and regulatory agencies.
PreferredExperience & Additional Skills: Professional Engineer Registration in South Carolina preferred, but not required. Familiarity with State of SC and procedures a plus.
Must have the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization professional architects, engineers, contractors, vendors, community organizations, state, county and city officials. Must understand facilities operations and maintenance principles and concepts. Must be able to sort through professional service and construction contract issues to effectively negotiate disputes. The Vice President for Finance and Administration delegates broad discretionary authority to this position. This position requires extraordinary diplomacy in dealing with a wide range of individuals, within and outside the institution.
Internal Number: 517696
About Medical University of South Carolina
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.
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