Mount Sinai Careers

Senior Director Construction

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 
Planning, Design and Construction
Job Title: Sr. Director, Construction
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Sr. Director of Construction is responsible for managing the portfolio of short, mid and long-term construction projects for Mount Sinai Health System hospital and non-hospital properties.  The Director of Construction will report directly to the Vice President for Planning, Design and Construction and work closely with the Director for Planning and Design.  The current annual capital plan includes many projects at many sites of varying complexity.  You will help transform the Facilities Division into a premier metropolitan healthcare construction management division as we continue to bring large technically complex projects in on time and within budget while meeting regulatory compliance standards.  This will be a very active and engaging period as we use improved technologies that increase productivity, improve efficiency, minimize risk and control costs. 
Working closely with the Director of Planning and Design, physicians, administrators, hospital leadership and senior executive staff, the Director of Construction will manage the portfolio of all projects in construction.  The candidate will:
  • Coordinate the activities of construction managers and contractors to ensure that projects are delivered as designed and that the configuration fits the client’s needs
  • Develop and track project budgets taking appropriate action when necessary to ensure adherence to budgetary limitations as well as to ensure projects stay on schedule
  • Coordinate with IT
  • Helps coordinate moving clients into new space
  • Ensure that project management staff follow all appropriate departmental policies and procedures
  • Work with the Vice President to establish performance indicators for staff and Projects and monitor performance against those standards
  • Help develop a compelling training program for staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years managing a large and complex construction program for a hospital, university or other similar institution
  • At least 5 years experience in a managerial capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Registered architect or licensed engineer a plus.
    Strength Through Diversity
    The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
    We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
    Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
    Who We Are
    Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
    Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
    The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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