Assistant Director of Facilities Operations

Position: Assistant Director of Facilities Operations

Job ID: 154714

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Facilities Op/Administration

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston.   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 Director Facilities Operations for our new Austin, TX locations. Someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide leadership for the technical, administrative, financial, and human resource functions of the Facilities Operations department in the Environmental Services, Engineering, or Facilities Business & Support Services business units. You must have heathcare facilities operations and management experience.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Provides operational and strategic direction to Facilities Operations staff to ensure services provided utilize safe and effective processes, comply with regulations of the authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ), and maintain optimum levels of patient, family, and staff satisfaction.
  • Develops an annual operating budget to include personnel, equipment, utilities, materials, and supply needs for Facility Operations at all assigned locations.
  • Develops and implements short and long-term objectives, departmental policies and procedures, standards of work performance for 24-hour coverage, operation, maintenance and repair of building and utility systems.
  • Directs and manages staff, which involves direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, orientation, performance evaluations, and performance management.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local codes and standards (NEC, NFPA, etc.) and experience with regulatory compliance and accreditation agencies (TJC, OSHA, EPA, etc.). Ensures that all required inspections and certifications by agencies are maintained, including Fire and Life Safety Management.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university preferred
  • Master's degree from an accredited university preferred
  • CHFM - Cert HC Facility Manager preferred
  • Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) preferred
  • 6 years’ experience in a facilities, healthcare, or business management field required
  • 4 years management experience in a facilities, healthcare, or business management capacity required
  • Healthcare facility management experience preferred
  • Strong financial analysis and budgeting experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of required experience

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