Job Description

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$120,000 - $155,000 / Yr
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Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#120800 Facilities Manager

Initial Review Date: Thu 1/12/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/12/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


As the Facilities Manager for assigned locations, this leader will be responsible for managing over 2.2 million square feet of hospital and research medical building space, and approximately 55 personnel. Will manage and lead all utilities, energy management programs and special projects assigned to Medical Center locations. Will oversee and mentor Supervisors and work with them on managing budget processes for assigned cost centers. Participate in departmental and hospital committees.

The Manager will work with the Director of Facilities to develop strategies and implement plans for improving distribution systems, energy conservation, equipment replacement and installation, as well as long-term energy planning. Plan, organize, manage and coordinate staff for day-to-day facilities maintenance and operations. The incumbent will manage building, environment, utilities services, distribution, maintenance and repair. Will work with Supervisors regarding corrective and PM work between trades. Will be responsible to oversee and monitor schedules, maintain labor and material records. Coordinated in-house work with outside contractors. Coordinate compliance with TJC, CDPH, OSHA and EPA policies and regulations. The Manager will oversee and approve contracts, purchase orders and composed specifications and estimates as required. Will monitor internal workflow. Complete personnel and staffing evaluations, work with Supervisors on disciplinary actions and recruitments.

The Manager will represent the Director with various staff, leaders and managers, outside vendors, university and governmental agencies as required. May act as Director in his/her absence. Oversee the commissioning and compliance aspects of the facilities engineering department including tracking, change control and work order management. Manage all functions of the Facilities Engineering departments at assigned medical center and remote sites.

Key Responsibilities:
- Works with the organization occupancy and facilities building project planners to coordinate the planning, design, and implementation of general and specialized facilities, new buildings, and modifications (general or specialty labs).
- Ensures the organization occupancy needs are met. Ensures project requirements are defined, building management contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established and the financial terms and conditions of the contract are identified.
- Monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules. Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope.
- Establishes and oversees health and safety standards. Selects, develops and evaluates staff. Ensures all systems, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection, meet University and organization standards.
- Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related area, and a minimum of seven or more years of relevant experience in Facilities Engineering; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

  • Experience and proven success to facilitate and collaborate with various internal and external constituencies on short and long term facilities planning and management.


  • Three or more years of Facilities Engineering experience in a large, acute care hospital.
  • Supervisor or manager level experience in Health Facilities Management.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $78,900 - $179,900 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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