Assistant Director of Facilities Planning & Project Manager - Austin

Position: Assistant Director of Facilities Planning & Project Manager - Austin

Job ID: 159927

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Facilities Planning/Developmnt

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

  Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more.  Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.   Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit You can also learn more about our amazing culture at Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. 


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Facilities Planning and Project Management -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide management and leadership for the Facilities Planning & Development project management staff in the development, planning, coordination, monitoring and control of construction or renovation projects. You will also provide support to the leadership of Facilities Planning & Development, develop staff accountabilities, and provide project management to ensure that all projects are completed on time, within budget, and of appropriate quality in support of the organization’s goals, standards, objectives, and priorities.


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Responsibilities :

  • Delegates project management staff assignments and monitors workloads to maintain optimal productivity levels
  • Guides departmental staff in effective and timely action, so that planning and construction conflicts, cost overruns and project delays are avoided
  • Provides planning and management of project delivery on large and complex projects in coordination with the program management teams towards overall project success
  • Supervises the planning and management of project delivery and the coordination with interdisciplinary internal and external teams to guide departmental staff to overall project success
  • Represents facility planning, design, construction and applicable code compliance within the organization’s committee structure
  • Works in collaboration with department leadership to prepare, submit and maintain annual department operational budgets
  • Directs and manages staff, which involves direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, orientation, performance evaluations, and performance management
  • Demonstrates ownership and accountability for assigned responsibilities, customer service and professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork and effective communication skills and committee or task force participation


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Design, Business, Construction, Facilities Management, Interior Design or Architecture required
  • Architect or Engineer license from the state of Texas preferred
  • 6 years’ experience managing projects in the design and/or construction industries required
  • 4 years in a supervisory role (can be inclusive of other experience) required

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