The Senior Healthcare Facilities Planner reports to the Director of Facilities Planning and Development and is accountable for assuring successful planning, implementation, and management of assigned healthcare projects on and off campus according to defined scope and within established budgets. Project implementation goals focus on supporting clinical, administrative, and education space requirements to relocate or renovate the built environment to support operational needs. This position works closely with UK HealthCare Administration and UK Facilities Management teams to ensure that resources are acquired, leveraged, and managed effectively.
The ideal candidate will operate effectively within a matrixed organization; have excellent project management skills; have the ability to collaborate with others toward Enterprise goals, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrate strong leadership skills; be well organized and have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with co-workers in a supportive team environment; and have outstanding computer skills (including Microsoft Office), exceptional customer service and active listening skills, and a thorough understanding of facilities management.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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The ideal candidate will have a master's degree and at least ten years of healthcare facilities planning experience, including developing and coordinating functional programs for expansion, relocation, or remodeling projects. Extensive experience in process improvement and project management highly preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.