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Assistant Vice President, Hospital Facilities

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Local Title: Assistant Vice President, Hospital Facilities
Budget Title: Assistant Vice President
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Administrative


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Hospital Administration at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Assistant Vice President for Hospital Facilities. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide leadership and is responsible for the operational and preventive maintenance for all utilities, services, building, and grounds at the University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB).
  • Supervise Hospital Facilities Coordinators, Environmental Services including off-site properties, Bed Shop and Page Operators.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance for hospital facilities with the TJC, NYSDOH, CMS, and all other regulators having jurisdiction over the hospital operations.
  • Develop and present to Senior Leadership Team (SLT) required renovation, code compliance and other projects regularly.
  • Perform all required evaluations and competency assessments for the employees of the hospital facility crew.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in FM&D (Health Science Center Facilities) to strategize and plan for hospital facilities projects.
  • Provide 24/7 facilities management for all UHB facilities.
  • Track all contracts related to the occupation of hospital off-sites where patient care is provided.
  • Function as the hospital representative and be an active participant on the State University Construction Fund (SUCF).
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in FM&D (Health Science Center Facilities) to strategize and plan for hospital facilities projects.
  • Coordinate program efforts with the campus physical plant.
  • Direct activities in hospital space development and utilization.
  • Participate in committees and Master Space Planning for the hospital and satellite locations.
  • Administer project activities through assignment of qualified personnel.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by the Senior Vice President for Hospital Operations (COO).

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • 5-7 years of hospital operations experience
  • 2-3 years of facilities management and project management experience
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience and/or project management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification: CHFM (Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager).

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 8:30am to 4:30pm (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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