Director of Facilities Management

Stamford Health is one of Connecticut’s highest-quality hospitals, holding both an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The Leapfrog Group and a “5 Star” Overall Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Stamford Health is the only hospital in Fairfield County to receive a grade of A from The Leapfrog Group and CMS 5-star ratings.

Stamford Health is independent and not-for-profit, and exclusively focused on Stamford and Lower Fairfield County. For decades they have responded to the unique needs of their local community.

Stamford Health can boast of having the newest facility in the state of Connecticut, a 640,000 square-foot state-of-the-art hospital with 305 licensed beds. The building is the first LEED-certified hospital in the state, with a Level II Trauma Center and a helicopter rooftop landing structure. There are more than 750 medical staff members.

Along with their physicians, Stamford Health provides a broad range of high-quality health and wellness services. US News & World Report has recognized Stamford Hospital as a High Performing Hospital for 2020-2021 in the area of heart failure. In addition, the Hospital is among roughly 7% of hospitals nationwide to have been granted Magnet Status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recognizing superior patient care with the highest levels of safety, quality, and patient satisfaction.

Stamford Hospital is a Planetree Gold-Certified Person-Centered Hospital of Distinction, one of only seven in the world to attain that distinction. Planetree, Inc. is a non-profit organization that certifies hospitals as patient-centered. Stamford Health is the largest teaching affiliate for Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Position Description

Stamford Health seeks an experienced Director Of Facilities Management. Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities Management, the Director is responsible for the oversight and day-day planning functions for the Facilities Management Department and will ensure the optimal functioning of building systems, including mechanical, fire/life safety, and environmental, on a 24-hour basis.

The Director will analyze and provide technical leadership in solving technical maintenance and engineering issues. The Director will oversee staff and contractors in the maintenance of buildings and grounds and for facilities capital projects involving infrastructure upgrades. In addition, this position will be responsible for meeting and complying with The Joint Commission, CMS, and AHJs standards and regulations.

There are 4 direct reports and 28 indirect reports. In total, the Director is responsible for roughly 1.5 million square feet of space, which includes the 250,000 square foot Tully Center.


The Director of Facilities Management will have a BS in Engineering or related discipline. They must have a minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in a similar role in a hospital setting, along with Joint Commission accreditation experience. Management of a high-pressure steam central utility plant and familiarity with state, local, and federal codes and inspection procedures relating to Life Safety and Construction, is required.

The Director will possess superior written and verbal communication skills and exceptional organization and time management skills. The Director should be a creative thinker who is a problem solver poised under pressure.

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Gosselin/Martin Associates is an established leader in healthcare consulting. The firm is a leading healthcare management recruiter and provides healthcare management skills education to facility departments in hospitals and systems across the country. If interested, please contact us at 508-660-1800.

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