Trinity Health located in Minot, North Dakota, seeks an experienced professional to serve as its Vice President of Facilities This position reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer and works closely with all other members of senior leadership. The successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to help reshape Trinity Health as they open a brand new 500M replacement hospital in Spring 2023. This leadership role represents a truly exciting career opportunity to further evolve and lead a strategically critical part of the growing Trinity Health Care System.
The principal responsibilities of the Vice President Facilities will be to assist in the planning of both immediate and long-term issues, organizing, directing, and managing organizational facility services, including building maintenance and repair, space allocation, contract administration, of new construction, oversight of all phases of new construction, housekeeping, emergency preparedness and safety. Assumes a creative leadership role and direct involvement in issue resolution. The VP of Facilities will take a lead role in a variety of infrastructure, facility and support issues. Through direct administrative oversight confers regularly with direct report department heads in the performance of their functions and with other department heads when assigned specific tasks. Primary focus is day-to-day operations, achievement of long and short-term performance goals.
The successful Vice President, Facilities candidate will possess at least ten years of progressive facility management experience in a healthcare setting, with a bachelor’s degree preferred. He/She will have a solid understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing healthcare systems and the ability to effectively communicate and engage with workforce and leadership. The successful candidate should have broad knowledge of facility and construction management, as well as real estate development, with specific functional experience in contract negotiating/monitoring, employee and labor relations, project management and financial stewardship of operating and capital budgets. The candidate should be able to balance strategic initiatives with operational execution and have an appreciation for the uniqueness of rural medicine.
Educational Requirements: BS degree preferred
Experience Requirements: 10 years’ experience facility management, real estate development or complex project management; Principles of organization; Theories of management; Human Resource management; Financial management in both operating and capital budgets; Foundations of health laws; Statistics and research methodology.
Special Skills or Training Requirements: Creative problem solving; Strategic long-range planning skills; Contract negotiating/monitoring; Understanding of Labor relations; Sound interpersonal skills and ability to deal with staff at all levels