Title:  Director Construction Planning, Design, and Development

Division:  Facility Services
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2603
Job Purpose

Space Management

  • Report to VP Facilities
  • Create/manage a proactive system for projecting and managing space needs for BCM, including Clinical, Faculty, Administrative, Education and Research Missions.
  • Help create, manage and oversee a rolling 3-year space projection system for BCM.
  • Manage space needs and requests generated by any/all BCM missions, programs and departments.
  • Project future space needs generated by program growth, enrollment increases, technology advancements, Strategic Planning Initiatives and recruitment.
  • Establish an efficient, proactive system and carefully manage BCM resources with minimum paperwork and bureaucracy.
  • Create a framework for space allocation that supports both the BCM missions and information needs of Leadership.

Capital Project Development

  • Serves knowledge leader and manager of master planning, architectural capital projects, and major equipment acquisitions.
  • Responsibility for BCM Master Plan and programming, and design for all capital projects.
  • Manage and oversee the selection and performance of design consultants for capital projects.
  • Ensure the conformance with BCM standards and systems for architectural, engineering and planning.
  • Work with construction team to ensure that design/planning intent is maintained throughout completion of construction.
  • Direct and oversee coordination with User involvement as necessary for successful outcomes.


Job Duties



  • Work with VP Facilities to understand and assist in maintaining updated current Master Plan.
  • Oversee database management of all occupied BCM space, whether owned or leased.
  • Work within BCM space standards and other planning strategies.
  • Develop and maintain overall knowledge of any facility occupied by BCM regarding infrastructure, facility quality, infrastructure, lease terms and covenants.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends and benchmarks for similar major medical school facilities and those of academic medical centers.
  • Make periodic and regular space status reports to VP Facilities and CBO.
  • Maintain working relationship with BCM Leadership, Program Directors, and Department Chairs to identify both current and future space needs.


  • Serve as focal point for all space needs and requests.
  • Establish Goals and Objectives for each request
  • Research and confirm space requirements, planning, technology, infrastructure needs for all space requests.
  • Confirm compliance with/impact on BCM Master Plan and Strategic Plan. 
  • Drive user input to evaluate request and compliance with BCM standards and efficient space utilization.
  • Generate planning options, total project cost, schedule and sequencing information as necessary for approval.
  • Attend regular meetings with Leadership, Program Directors, Provost, etc. that discuss current or future space needs.
  • Assist in preparation of annual and long-term capital budgets.
  • Provide decision ready information for stakeholder approval.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Master’s degree.
  • Required: Seven years of relevant experience.  Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.