Director of Campus Facilities & Projects | HHS Dripping Springs Campus
Hospital Housekeeping Systems
 Austin, TX

HHS Summary:

HHS is one of the largest privately owned support service providers in the United States. We were founded in 1975, and started out by providing one hospital in Texas with housekeeping services. Since then, our company has grown in every way possible. Today, we employ more than 16,000 people in more than 30 states, as well as internationally, and provide a wide range of services in the healthcare, resort, senior living, government, and aviation industries. As a growing company, we are always looking for dedicated and quality-driven people who are ready to grow alongside us. To learn more about who we are and the services we provide, visit hhs1.com.

Our People

HHS has achieved success by hiring world-class individuals. We are looking for professionals with exceptional customer service skills to manage day-to-day operations in partner businesses across the US & growing world locations (currently beginning in Canada, South America, & Japan).

Position Description:

A unique opportunity for the right candidate. The Director of Campus Facilities & Projects will oversee facility maintenance, help desk requests, campus-wide operations, project work (including new build, renovations, etc.), and other support services activities in direct support and with the same collaborative vision as HHS Administration and Ownership. All HHS employees at the Corporate Office will be the customer.

Working under the general direction of the Vice President of Government Services and other leadership of the Corporate Office. He/she is responsible for implementing standard facilities management practices, establishing and implementing regulatory/compliance strategies, review design and construction standards, and oversee daily functions and operations within the building.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and mechanical equipment rooms can be loud.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as single point-of-contact for managers and administrative leadership, ensuring campus-wide operational needs meet performance standards.
  • Introduce industry best practices and ideas for innovative campus operations management.
  • Develop and manage related campus operating plan and expense budget, including approval and payment of invoices, reporting to leadership on expense management, implementing spending controls, proposing areas of improvement and savings, etc.
  • Provide continued building health and upkeep/asset protection. Ensure adherence to preventative maintenance and warrantee maintenance and schedules, maintain all systems and equipment, maintain and replacement of furnishings, fixtures and equipment (FFE) inventory, etc.
  • Ensure adherence to building standards and policies. Ensure compliance with all City, County, State, and Federal Laws as well as all sanitation/safety requirements in compliance with the CDC, OSHA, HIPAA, and any other regulatory bodies.
  • Develop and implement an emergency preparedness plan for the campus in coordination with others to be followed in the event of emergency conditions (medical emergencies, evacuation procedures, severe weather procedures, etc.). Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan relating to building recovery to assist in the rapid recovery from a disaster to protect the asset and manage all building occupants.
  • Maintain a list of all such Hazardous Substances that require reporting under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act used by departments.
  • Review and approve for payment invoices received from vendors, contractors, and/or service providers for services provided for keeping and maintaining the areas of the campus.
  • Plan and implement capital improvement projects.
  • Manage third party service providers, including RFP, contract negotiation, and quality/performance expectations.
  • Successful skillsets would include the ability to interact comfortably with executive personnel and ownership and incorporate their desires and plan within the work culture among all hourly team members. Proactive problem solving is a must. Must have the ability to cross train staff on job duties and lead by example. This is a highly visible position and the right candidate must embody all of the values and mission we stand for every day.
  • Oversee daily operations of general maintenance staff along with service representatives that may provide work to the campus. Oversee campus-wide implementation of a safe working environment.

Competencies:

This position will be competent in the following aspects of his/her job on a daily basis while on company property.

  • Technical capacity
  • Thoroughness
  • Ethical conduct
  • Excellence in communication
  • Results driven
  • Initiative

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or 3+ years of facilities management leadership is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and manage programs for energy management, accreditation, and regulatory compliance.
  • Awarded applicant must be OSHA-30 certified or obtain certification within 60-days of employment.
  • Awarded applicant must be Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) or Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) or approved equivalent. If not certified upon hire, certification must be obtained within one-year of employment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage performance and quality measurement and evaluation programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement facilities management programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead work groups or project teams through the design, development and implementation of changes in organizational structure and work processes.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining approved schedules and good working relationship with clients.
  • Strong organizational and communicative skills, as well as good judgment, honesty and integrity.
  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The team member must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds.

Salary Range: $80,000 to $95,000 depending on experience.

The Essential Functions Test (EFT)

  • At HHS, we know that people drive our success. We need team members with a positive attitude who are committed to teamwork, compassionate patient care, and top-notch quality service. What's more, we need team members who can perform the essential physical functions of the job.
  • To make sure our team members can in fact perform those functions specifically related to their job duties with HHS, they must PASS 100% of the HHS Essential Functions Test (EFT). During the EFT, individuals will be expected to perform a series of controlled lifts and movements that replicate the tasks performed as part of their employment.
  • The EFT helps HHS determine whether potential team members have the physical abilities required to perform their job.

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HHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity.