Director, Facility Operations/Maintenance

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular


The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, compassionate care. St. Francis Hospital began serving its community in 1909 when it was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. Today, St. Francis Campus is jointly owned by The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent Health Services. It is comprised of an acute care hospital with 378 licensed inpatient beds, 14 primary and specialty care clinic locations, and more than 1,500 dedicated staff continuing a legacy of compassionate care and service to patients. We have the regions most advanced MRI technology and were first to use surgical robotics, and our employees are our greatest asset. The mantra Together Strong developed during our transitional period and continues with renewed energy.  Our culture consist of emotional intelligence, professional respect and high engagement; this has resulted in low turnover and climbing patient satisfaction scores.


The Director of Facilities Planning & Construction is responsible for all facilities planning, space management, maintenance, renovation and construction activities for the organization. Serves as an advisor to senior leadership and as an advocate for facility needs for existing and new departments and programs.   This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

*Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Construction Science or Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering.

*10 yrs experience in the construction management and maintenance of electrical, electronic and mechanical systems.  5 yrs experience at a director level.

*Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to read blue print and schematic diagrams.  Ability to use Auto-CAD system.  Knowledge of OSHA, JCAHO, UBC, NFPA and other regulatory agency requirements.  Knowledge of electrical power, mechanical  systems, HVAC and medical gas systems.  Knowledge of construction practices and methods specific to healthcare environments.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.