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Job Summary

This is an outstanding opportunity for a healthcare design and construction professional to supervise and coordinate the design, construction and activation activities for our University of Michigan Health System capital construction projects.


Project Management;

  • Coordinate activation activities with the design and construction activities managed by Facilities and Operations Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) for large projects.
  • Coordinate activation and the construction activities provided by Facilities and Operations Construction Services for minor renovations and small to medium size projects. Conduct design review meetings.
  • Coordinate with Real Estate and Leasing Management for construction and activation activities at leased properties.

Management of Capital Construction department;

  • Represent Facilities Planning and Development (FPD) to consultants, contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and Health System staff in all matters of building design and construction. Direct professional staff, both internal and retained consultants, in the completion of project related activities. Coordinate and manage construction activities from design development through end user occupancy and activation.
  • Review project related deliverables and confer with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with all codes, regulations and standards.
  • Direct the preparation of estimates, plans and specifications for multiple construction projects. Provide cost estimating recommendations and expertise.
  • Develop and review standards, and maintain all necessary records and documents attesting to contractual obligations.
  • Assign projects to staff.
  • Conduct staff group meetings and one-on-one meetings at regular intervals
  • Conduct annual staff performance reviews
  • Lead process improvement initiatives.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10 or more years of experience in healthcare construction, project management and/or design. Working knowledge of building systems, materials and cost estimating, as well as healthcare regulatory requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Project, Excel, Word and Powerpoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated in written, verbal and presentation/teaching formats.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Professional registration or licensure.
  • Five to ten years of progressively responsible management experience.
  • Lean design experience and/or PMP certification.
  • Working knowledge of computer aided design (Autocad).

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.