MD Anderson Cancer Center Facilities Planning Services Director in Houston, Texas

Facilities Planning Services Director

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Managerial/Professional at

Facilities Management 710410

Requisition #: 117158

Ideal candidate will be a licensed architect/interior designer or certified planner.


The Director of Facilities Planning Services with the Executive Director to set priorities, goals and objectives to manage the planning process for portfolios consisting of both minor and major projects. Works in conjunction with the Director of Strategic Facility Development, to provide planning support when requested to assist in scenario planning, assessment of institutional space utilization, and development of strategic plans for programs. Oversees management teams focused on Patient Care Space, Research and Administrative Space, Furniture and Interior Design, and Planning Operations. Provides oversight in development and review of construction documents. Coordinates with other members of facilities management to support the multidisciplinary mission of the institution and provides an efficient communication channel for coordination, and problem resolution. Establishes department policies and procedures and ensures compliance with State requirements. Responsible for assigning project teams in all phases of projects.


Project Planning/Development Management of the Project Planning and Development program which includes; establishment of planning and programming methods and templates for documenting project need projections, scope of work, implementation methods, concept plans & budgets and the activation & move coordination. The planning program will maximize the value to the organization based upon the need of the project though the knowledge of Institutional core programs, space utilization and specialty & shared equipment. Management of the Institutional Planning, including the development of Departmental, Divisional, and Institutional planning studies and Master Plans with presentations for institutional leadership review and approval. Also provides planning coordination and support for Executive level committee meetings. Will support the Institution’s recruitment program through formal evaluations and recommendations.

FAR Database

Responsible for the continued development, management, and implementation of the FM Divisional FAR database. Monitoring, and tracking of FARs for all three mission areas, documentation, and metrics on completion status.

Compliance / Standards Management of the Institutional Standards including establishment and maintenance of standards programs for Space Allocation, Interior Finishes, and Furniture, as well as the associated institutional policies, variance processes, and documentation for Institutional leadership approval.

Personnel Management Administrative/Resource Management including establishment of staffing plans, workload assessment and assignment, annual goals, policies and procedures, position descriptions and expectations, staff communications and hiring. Management/Mentoring of all Facilities Planning Services staff including skill assessments, performance evaluations, identification of training opportunities, orientation and training on specialized topics, coaching & counseling sessions, improvement plans, and disciplinary actions when needed. Human Resources, including supervising available personnel in the production of the business unit’s products and services; making hiring recommendations for staff positions; conducting performance evaluations and handles personnel issues; completing appropriate reviews and recommends on promotions, salary, and other personnel matters; establishing goals, determines resource requirements, and allocates available resources to meet those goals; creating and implementing changes as needed to meet departmental, divisional, or institutional goals.

Salary Range: $111,600 - $139,500 - $167,400

Required: Bachelor's degree. Ten years experience in institutional facilities planning to include five years of managerial/supervisory experience.

Preferred Certification:AIA, ASID, AICP or equivalent. Licensed Architect or Interior Designer, license transferrable to the State of Texas, or equivalent planner with commensurate certification.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.