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Sanford Health Director, Facilities in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Large team consisting of many different trades and skills with the ability to grow their expertise. Mix of vintages of building and systems within the buildings. Ability to work with new construction projects and maintaining after build. Some travel within our market to assist rural clinics. Collaboration with other market and enterprise leadership building consistency across the Sanford footprint. Looking for someone with a long-term vision and ability to accomplish it.

Job Summary

Directs facility planning, operation and maintenance for a healthcare organization. Develops and executes strategic plans and long-range programs for facility management department. Consults with and advises senior management relative to facility operations to ensure optimal functioning. Works effectively with outside vendors and contractors to ensure compliance of vendor contracts within scope of work. The Director of Facilities oversees facility staff, vendors and contractors to ensure compliance with organizational and governmental regulations. Thorough understanding of all governing and accrediting bodies such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) standards.

Represents the facility at meetings with community organizations. Estimates, plans and controls budget. Assists in construction planning for facility. Works closely with safety leadership to ensure compliance with standards. Delivers high customer satisfaction and retention of profitable business through formal reports, and data analytics. Leads resolution across all areas within the operation organization. Responsible for integrity of buildings and structures concerning safety.

Responsible for the interviewing, hiring, discipline of employees and any other personnel issues that arise. Completes performance appraisals. Directs, motivates, develops and manages the performance of management team and key staff. Creates opportunities for individuals to exercise and grow new skills. Demonstrates the ability to provide strong leadership that mentors, develops and guides. Able to work with growth and development needs. Able to balance multiple complex projects and deadlines by determining critical issues, timelines, and priorities. Knowledge of federal, state, and local codes, specifications, and ordinances, as well as Sanford Health policies and procedures.


Bachelor's Degree required. Area of focus in Industrial Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field preferred.

Thorough knowledge of mechanical operations, electrical systems, plumbing and boiler operation, and general safety regulations. Five years management or supervisory experience in the health care industry preferably in physical plant operations preferred.

Valid Driver's License required. Must maintain good driving record. Certified Building Manager desired.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0158635
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Featured: No