Bachelor's Degree in Architecture required; Master's degree in a relevant field, such as Business Administration or other applicable advance degree, required
Minimum of ten years active, professional experience in an architectural /engineering firm and five years? experience in a healthcare system at the director level. Experience in the planning and programming of complex academic medical centers with an Architectural/Engineering firm with the ability to establish and maintain aesthetic guidelines for the Health System.
State of Connecticut Architectural Registration.
Frequently visits various areas in the Hospitals/Health System to analyze reported facility problems with space or some issue within the context of this position description. Researches sites for proposed construction/remodeling projects. Conducts administrative and design work in a comfortable office setting and attends consultation/coordination sessions throughout the Hospital/Health System and at external agencies and firms. Subject to typical construction/remodeling project site hazards when conducting on-site inspections. Responsibilities involve occasional evening meetings and periodic deadlines to complete time sensitive project documents. Functions require precision and exactitude to optimize impact on Hospital/Health System operations, safety and development costs.
The System Director of Facilities Design & Construction must have the demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to communicate very effectively, both verbally and in writing. Outside the confines of the office, this person should operate in a manner that reflects the dignity and professional attitude of Yale New Haven Health System. Requires a comprehensive knowledge of Hospital/Health System development and facility planning strategies, techniques and methods. Must have the ability to analyze and integrate highly complex data and present conclusions in a clean and cogent manner. Requires advanced diplomatic skills to develop understanding and cooperation between divergent interest groups, and to effectively offer technical assistance on facility development issues of critical importance to the Hospital/Health System.