Facilities Planning (Architect) – Program Director

Galveston, Texas (Houston area)

Posted: 6/6/19
Deadline: 7/7/19
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Reference Number: 63988

About This Organization

UTMB Health is one of the largest, fastest growing academic health centers in the U.S. The state’s first academic medical center, UTMB Health has been at the forefront of educational, research and clinical excellence since its founding in 1891. Today, UTMB Health’s researchers are making investigative breakthroughs and therapeutic developments that are changing the world. The institution’s clinical enterprise is growing dynamically to meet regional health care needs.

UTMB Health is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer!

UTMB Health also offers a comprehensive total rewards package including day one medical benefits with no premium for employee coverage, participation in the Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS), a generous paid holiday schedule, and various others perks.

Enjoy our small town, family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island!   Visit our website at to learn more our institution.

Job Duties

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is seeking an Architect to serve as Program Director in Portfolio Management.  The Program Director – Facilities Planning is responsible for

– Directly supporting the Assistant Vice President with strategic planning for the UTMB portfolio of space.

– Ensuring that capital projects and renovation projects align with the institution’s strategic plan.

This a highly visible position with continuous interaction with the institution’s executives.

Required Qualifications

The selected individual must have excellent communication skills to ensure decision ready information is presented at appropriate stages for studies and project related work. He/she is expected to be current with the knowledge, benchmarks, metrics and trends in facilities for academic medical centers.

Minimum Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction or related field. Seven years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications – Prefer someone licensed to practice architecture with Master of Architecture, Master of Business Administration with architectural background, or Master of Planning. Facilities  and project management. Preferred competency/proficiency with all Microsoft products, as well as Autocad, Archibus, EDMS Prefer 10-12 years of related experience in an academic medical center with specific focus on planning and space management for research facilities, instruction space, education spaces and institutional support space. 5-6 years’ experience in planning, design and construction of healthcare facilities.


Salary is commensurate with experience.

Other Info

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UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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