Director of Construction | Planning Design + Construction

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A Brief Overview
The Director of Construction will be responsible for delivery of the department's project workload, which is estimated to be $3.5 billion over a 10-year period. This position is an essential participant in the identification, prevention and/or resolution of major construction issues and claims, and is responsible for working with construction consultants and attorneys to assess and minimize risk in construction projects. The Director of Construction will work within the project formulation processes to ensure that thoughtful, timely and informed decisions are made in support of the Hospital Strategic Plan, as well as interface with a wide variety of Hospital staff, including CEO's COO's, medical directors and offices to identify institutional objectives and their requirements.

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What you will do
  • Collaborates with contractors and design professionals in obtaining the necessary approvals and permits City of Palo Alto, and OSHPD).
  • Directs the design, construction and related professional service providers.
  • Establishes and foster relationships with hospital and department faculty and leadership in order to make decisions within a framework to ensure capital projects and programs are in line with the goals of each hospital.
  • Oversees the team's compliance.
  • Participates in negotiating final construction and professional service provider contracts. Participates in regularly scheduled management meetings with team members. Participates in the design and implementation of information systems.
  • Provides budget updates.
  • Reviews and comments on related completion dates (schedules).
  • Reviews the master schedule by integrating the design professionals and contractor provided schedules.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibility

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to budget, make financial projections and write reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation
  • Ability to handle potentially sensitive situations by applying consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups
  • Ability to plan, organize, motivate, mentor, direct and evaluate the work of others
  • Ability to prioritize work by making informed judgments and to develop solutions for complex problems
  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and draft legal and technical documents
  • Ability to utilize project management tools
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management

Licenses and Certifications
  • None

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SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.