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Area Director Project Delivery

CommonSpirit Health Englewood, Colorado

The posted compensation range of $54.24 - $78.65 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-343840 Employment Type Full Time Department Real Estate Operations Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday Remote Yes Category Real Estate

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Area Director provides leadership and management of design, construction, administration, completion and financial outcome of all capital construction projects as assigned. This position is responsible for managing the delivery of a portfolio of multiple capital projects with budgets ranging from $1 million to over $250 million dollars. The Area Director position communicates and interfaces with Senior Division and hospital leadership for capital project coordination and communication as appropriate. This position provides oversight of project objectives, ensures financial control including project budgets, cash flow forecasting and management, and resolution of project risks and contingencies to ensure projects are completed with successful outcomes in quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness. This position reports directly to the Regional Vice President Project Delivery, and will supervise 4-8 Area Managers, Project Directors, and/or other positions as direct reports. 

● Responsible for managing the project delivery process for projects within the Division 

● Responsible for oversight of project financial objectives such as forecasting requirements, scheduling, and monitoring expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective action. 

● Leads project teams in the identification of risks and issues, problem-solving, contingency planning, and implementation of recommendations. 

● Communicates and interfaces with senior management through periodic meetings with Division leaders, CFOs and hospital presidents/CEOs. 

● Participates in facility, division and business development strategic planning processes. 

● Maintains project delivery resources and relationships by effectively recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees. 

● Responsible for staff development through effective communication, coaching and counseling. ● Maintains relationships with approving authorities at the federal, state and local level. 

● Negotiates fees and makes business decisions for project consultants and/or vendors in accordance with CommonSpirit Health policies. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture and/or equivalent experience required. Master’s preferred 
  • Significant experience (12+ years) in providing leadership and management direction related to planning, design, and construction for hospital construction projects.
  • ● Demonstrated success in the delivery of major healthcare capital projects.

  • Experience in facilitating senior management and multidisciplinary user groups in planning, design and construction related meetings and presentations. 
  • Experience with project delivery methods such as design-build, design-bid-build or others. 
  • Experience in developing conceptual project scope, schedules, and budgets. 
  •      Experience preparing contract documents. 
  •     Experience managing project construction budgets and controls.
  • Experience in health facility design. 
  • Experience in health facility preconstruction services.
  • Experience in equipment planning processes.
  • Experience with construction processes, building and life safety codes. 
  • Experience with approving authorities, OSHPD/HCAI (for State of  California positions only) and similar regulatory agencies.
  • Experience assembling, evaluating and leading project teams in complex environments and demonstrating effective decision making. 
  • Proficient wrien and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficient management skills in resolving conflict, promoting teamwork, coaching and developing others, and promoting performance management. 
  • Displays self-confidence and inspires confidence in others.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge on a consistent basis. 

Required Special Skills

  • Google Office Suite 
  • MS Project, Excel or similar 
  • Blue Beam, Adobe Pro, and/or similar 

Preferred Training

  • Lean Process Improvement 
  • Change Management 
  • Design for Paent Focused Care 
  • Evidence Based Design

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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