Manager Operations (Facilities Engineering) - Austin

Position: Manager Operations (Facilities Engineering) - Austin

Job ID: 400133

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for a Manager of Operations (Facilities) -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide leadership and support to the various teams responsible for the departmental operations, support services, maintenance, and cleaning of the facilities.   To provide a safe comfortable environment for patients, staff, and visitors through effective resource management, maintenance programs, and processes that support quality patient care, education, and research. 

Think you have what it takes?

Minimum Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption 

  • Required H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's Degree with supervisory experience in facilities, healthcare, business management, or another related capacity Preferred
  • CHFM - Cert-Cert HC Facility Manager and Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) - preferred
  • Required 4 years of experience in facilities, healthcare, or business management field
  • 4 years of supervisory experience in facilities, healthcare,  business management, or other related capacity preferred


  • Plans, implements, and manages the technical, administrative, and financial aspects of assigned building, plant, and/or functional areas of the facilities Operations department 
  • Ensures the reliability and functionality of all facility assets and services, as evidenced by a Quality Control Program 
  • Makes recommendations for staffing requirements by analyzing space/ equipment considerations, productivity requirements, industry benchmarks, and established work metrics 
  • Maintains an adequate number of competent staff utilizing the targeted selection process and effective scheduling methodology 
  • Ensures equipment is maintained and services are performed in accordance with the standards established by the Department, Hospital, federal, state, and local agencies.  Ensures all required inspections and certifications by Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) 
  • Demonstrates ownership and accountability for responsibilities, customer service, and professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork, and effective communication skills 
  • Ensures all equipment and supplies required for departmental services are available and maintained in optimum operational status 
  • Participates in the development and implementation of operational policies and procedures within the Department to ensure the provision of safe and effective services  
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director or the Assistant Director 

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