Director of Facilities - MED: Clinical and Translational Science Center- Sacramento Campus
UC Davis School of Medicine intends to foster top-tier collaborative research, attract, and retain world-class investigators, and continue to gain national and international visibility through meaningful basic, translational, and clinical research. Strategic use of research facilities is integral to all these goals. This position will be responsible for the strategic planning and tactical execution research space policies and practice in support of these goals. The School of Medicine currently oversees over 370,000 sq ft with an additional 150,000 anticipated as part of the Aggie Square initiative. The School and Facilities Planning and Development (FP&D) is finalizing a strategic facilities plan for research space to enact short and long-term goals and strategically invest in capital and facilities. UC Davis is in a growth phase for facilities and is actively planning a new bed tower that will support clinical research as well as direct patient care. Most notably, UC Davis is implementing Aggie Square, an initiative that will transform the Greater Sacramento region by providing state-of-the-art facilities to meet the needs of both the University and industry partners. The School of Medicine will be an anchor tenant in Aggie Square, which is located on the Sacramento health campus.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 04/25/2021 Salary Range : $6,608.33 to $14,808.33 (salary grade 25) Salary Frequency : Monthly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Location : Clinical and Translational Science Center City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Director of Facilities for the School of Medicine is responsible for developing processes and practice to ensure effective use of existing space and strategic planning for future space - academic, research and education. The Director is responsible for quality review of space data, collaborating with department chairs to assess on-going needs and supporting the Associate Deans in the Office of Research and the Vice Dean for Research to enact effective long-term planning. Specific to Aggie Square, the Director will collaborate closely with campus colleagues and the Vice Dean for Research to develop strategies that maximize the vision of Aggie Square as well as sustainable models for the themes, industry partners and cores. The Director of SOM Facilities will work closely with colleagues in the Office of Research and will report directly to the Vice Dean for Research. This position maintains a close collaboration with the Executive Director for Facilities Planning and Development and all units necessary to ensure compliance with University, UC Davis Health, Federal, State, and local regulations, and policies. This position will be expected to connect various strategies and tactics for the SOM departments and chairs and work collaboratively across many departments, centers, and academic units throughout the School of Medicine and also throughout campus, finance, facilities design and construction, industry relations, the development office.
Bachelor's Degree in related field and/or demonstrated equivalent experience and training including business or planning (to demonstrate sufficient analytic capacity) or commensurate work experience in academic facilities management
Five years managing space in a science organization with a large and diverse space footprint
Reporting and analytic ability to synthesize data and present complex issues to a diverse audience
Comprehensive understanding of medical, biomedical, health services research, lab sciences research and academic space expectations
Strong strategic and tactical planning abilities
Experience with best practices in change management planning and execution as well as trends in medical research space expectations
Experience with health and safety protocols and leadership required to escalate issues identified by safety team
Interpersonal skills to partner interact with colleagues at different levels of the organization
Proven leadership ability to motivate and organize teams toward a common goal
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates customer service values necessary to partner with diverse colleagues
Master's Degree in a similar related field
Experience in health science research
Special Requirements. Must be able to work flexible hours as needed. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.