Operations Manager-Perioperative Services

Rochester, NY


The Facilities Manager of Operations and Maintenance ensures University facilities are optimal for utilization. Responsibilities include administering and coordinating projects for the design, construction, modification and maintenance of University buildings, investigating and evaluating the benefits and effectiveness of materials, systems, and equipment, and developing and monitoring facility and operation programs that adhere to federal, state, and institutional health, safety, and construction regulations and standards. The Facilities Manager collaborates with department heads to direct and manage the activities of University facilities and operations staff and external architects, consultants, and contractors including hiring, training, scheduling, providing counseling, mentoring, performance evaluations and professional development.


  1. Inspects buildings and recommends repairs and improvements. Resolves operations and maintenance issues. Supervises work progress and assists in planning repair and alteration projects. Prepares cost estimates including time, materials, labor and reviews and maintains time, materials and labor cost records.

  2. Manages program and project activities including the planning, organization, and production of maintenance, repair, utility shutdown, and alteration services. Collaborates with University departments concerning health, safety, and security hazards, resolutions, and maintenance.

  3. Hires or makes recommendations on the hiring of the department staff, completes performance reviews and recommendations on promotions, salary and other personnel matters. Maintains necessary files to accomplish personnel evaluations and appraisals. Determines composition and organization of staff and assigns responsibilities. Takes corrective actions as appropriate. Consults with the Assistant Director of Operations on recommendations for staff requirements, training and staff development. Handles grievances and ensures constructive labor relations according to University policy. Coordinates with department heads and representatives to ensure effective service levels and cooperative relations and uniformity through supervisors, introduces and maintains new methods and procedures, products, and equipment.

  4. Collaborates with University Facilities Operations groups and Planning and Project Management to provide technical assistance to include review and support of design and engineering safety regulations and operational issues. As appropriate, provides in-house drawings, sketches, design and engineering reviews necessary to support the operation, construction, and service groups.

  5. Prepares recommendations for capital and building operating budgets. Determines whether to use University staff or external vendors to complete small projects. Represents area with coordination & oversight of construction and capital projects, ensuring progress and performance adheres to University standards. Collaborates with other administrators and exercises budget control for assigned budgets.

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor's degree in mechanical, technical, civil, or industrial engineering, construction or relevant technical field required; Master's degree preferred. 5 years of experience required managing operations and maintenance of large educational or medical facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail, organizational and leadership skills; Proficient in best practices for facilities management and engineering management; Ability to negotiate and mediate conflict within an academically, culturally, and ethnically diverse community.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $68,400 - $102,600 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Health Sciences
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 UF&S MC Operations
Schedule: 6:30 AM-3:30 PM