Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These values define UConn Health. We are looking for team members that share these same values. Our top rated organization is looking to add a University Director to our Buildings & Grounds team. If you have a background in this field, as well as a passion for customer and patient experience, we want to hear from you.
At UConn Health, under the direction of the Vice President of Facilities Development & Operations, this position is accountable for oversight and management of the daily operations for Environmental Services (custodial/regulated waste, etc.), Grounds, and Linen Supply, for all facilities.
All Workforce Members are required to have or obtain a COVID 19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment to work in UConn Health facilities, unless an exemption deferral has been approved. All new Workforce Members shall be required to provide proof of their vaccine status prior to the start of their employment. All records of vaccinations and approved exemptions will be maintained by Employee Health Services. Additional information regarding this policy may be found at https://health.uconn.edu/covid-provider/mandatory-vaccination
COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED:
Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability, some offer no annual deductible and minimal co-pays
Generous vacation and sick-time plans
Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)
Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members
Quick commute access from I-84, Route 9 and surrounding areas
State of the art facility and campus environments
Progressive leadership and educational development programs available
Reports directly to the Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management Administration within the Facilities Development & Operations Department.
Provides guidance and direction to assigned Operations Managers, Contract Management and Supervisory Staff.
MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge and ability to apply management principles and techniques;
Considerable knowledge of the management of health care, education, and research facilities and their operations;
Knowledge of epidemiology, especially in controlled areas;
Knowledge of management, technology and performance of environmental services, minor maintenance, grounds, and linen services in healthcare, teaching, and research facilities;
Considerable knowledge of affirmative action and EEO polices;
Comprehensive knowledge of statutory and/or regulatory provisions relevant to healthcare and research;
Considerable oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
Analytical ability and ability to mentor and motivate personnel;
Ability to deal with people from widely diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic levels;
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor degree in a related discipline and six (6) years’ experience in related facilities services in an acute care hospital or healthcare environment which includes five (5) years at a managerial level
Ten (10) years’ experience in related facilities services in an acute care hospital or healthcare environment which includes five (5) years at a managerial level.
Master's degree in closely related field
Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) or Facility Manager (CHFM) - administered by the American Society of Healthcare Engineers) or Certified Facility Manager (CFM - -administered by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)
SCHEDULE: Full time, 40 hours per week, primarily 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, other shifts may be required to support departmental and organizational needs.
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.