Mercyhealth DIRECTOR-SENIOR FACILITIES in Janesville, Wisconsin


Administers and directs programs to maintain buildings and equipment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate directors, managers, and supervisors. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates performance of department personnel and develops department goals. Under the general direction of the Vice President of Facilities and Construction, the Senior Director will analyze the planning and development of policies and procedures and the overall operations of all departments related to maintenance, equipment, grounds and building operations and environmental services for Mercyhealth facilities.

  • Inspects plant and evaluates use of space and facilities.

  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.

  • Performs audits to support facility planning and prepares pertinent reports for the Vice President on the facilities operations and building and expansion plans of Mercy.

  • Develops long range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay requirements and documentation for each facility with its respected director.

  • Reviews program specifications, requirements for proposals and contracts, and associated documents.

  • Acts as liaison to public utility, environmental, and energy agencies.

  • Reviews real estate contracts for compliance with government specifications and suitability for occupancy.

  • Oversees the coordination of building space allocation, layout, and communication services.

  • Serves on various committees, and works closely with employee partners, physicians, and community representatives in the achievement of his or her role to provide efficient and effective services in areas of accountability.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations:

Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.

Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions.

Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals.

Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or extensive experience (20+ years) of healthcare facilities experience in lieu of degree may be taken into consideration; seven to ten years of management experience in facilities and engineering services in a hospital, preferably in an integrated health system.

Prefer Master’s degree in related field.


Valid driver's license


Passing the Driver’s License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring).

Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check.

Must be able to follow written/oral instructions.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Database software; Design software; Development software; Internet software; Project Management software; Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other Qualifications

Must be able to travel to various site locations.


Occupational Exposure: Category C - No partners in the specified job classification have occupational exposure.


Non-Specific Task (N/A)


Partner may access patient care information, financial data, human resource data and strategic and planning data needed to perform their job duties as directed by the vice president.


Partners, physicians, patients/family, visitors, vendors


The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, handle, finger, feel, reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, taste, and smell. This job requires the employee to frequently use close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. As well as occasional distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The job requires the employee to occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force.


Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; employee adherence to annual education and certification requirements


Manages six subordinate managers/supervisors and approximately 50+ employees in the Bio-Medical, Facility Maintenance and Operations areas. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Supervisory responsibilities are conducted in accordance with directives of management, the organization's policies, and applicable laws.