Assistant Vice President - Facilities Operations

Position: Assistant Vice President - Facilities Operations

Job ID: 154393

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Executive Comp & Benefits

Talent Area: Executive

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.  


We are searching for an Assistant Vice President/Vice President – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide leadership and management of assigned departments within the Facilities Operations division.   You will provide leadership support to the departments of Facilities Engineering, Environmental Services & Sustainability and Environment of Care/Life Safety and support as needed to Security Services & Supply Chain.  You will provide guidance and develop staff accountabilities to ensure that all operations, maintenance, environmental services, and regulatory compliance activities are completed on time, within budget, of appropriate quality and in support of the organization's goals, standards, objectives and priorities.


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Responsibilities :

  • Assists in the operation, maintenance and repair of the physical plant and associated infrastructure including the development/management of budgets
  • Negotiates contracts with consultants and contractors for the development and completion of facility repairs or infrastructure lifecycle replacement construction projects
  • Develops, monitors and maintains standards of practice for the department to improve the quality of service provided by the department
  • Delegates staff assignments and monitors workloads to maintain optimal productivity levels.
  • Monitors progress of operations, maintenance, environmental services, energy management, and regulatory compliance activities
  • Supervises the planning and management of infrastructure project delivery and the coordination with interdisciplinary internal and external teams to guide departmental staff to overall project success
  • Ensures compliance with the CMS Conditions of Participation and The Joint Commission standards and Elements of Performance
  • Communicates with various governing agencies as required for ongoing compliance with local state, and federal agencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Science, Facilities Management or other related field
  • MBA/MHA preferred
  • Professional license or certification in your area of study (CHFM and CHC preferred)
  • 8 years of progressive experience managing healthcare operations in a complex medical setting (hospital)
  • 4 years of formal management/leadership experience

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