Department: Administration

Vice President/Executive Director of Facilities

Vice President/Executive Director of Facilities

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance, and managerial oversight of multiple buildings (operational (open 24/7/365) and residential); implementing policies, procedures, and programs that will assure well-managed, well-maintained buildings and equipment; leading staff in a positive service response to the concerns and needs of employees and tenants; providing assurance of safety concerns, quality programs, NYC code compliance and policy compliance, in coordination and conjunction with the company goals. This position serves as an exemplary leader and develops and maintains excellent working relationships with AMC employees/tenants, the community, and regulatory and city and state agencies. The VP/ED assumes financial accountability, people management of direct reports, manages key performance indicators, and executes the strategic directives of AMC.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversees all Building Operations (4 FTEs), Environmental Services (15 FTEs), & Housing Staff (3 FTEs)
    • 510 East 62nd Street – Schwarzman Animal Medical Center – 75,000 sq. ft.
    • 320 East 53rd Street – resident/intern housing – 60,000 sq. ft.
    • 1152 1st Ave @ East 63rd street – staff/intern housing – 8,520 sq. ft.
    • 504 York Ave – leased office space – 3,300 sq. ft.
    • 425 East 61st Street – leased storge/Office space – 900 sq. ft.
    • 2 Sutton Place North – leased veterinary office space – 2,000 sq. ft.


  • Maintains complete responsibility and oversight of day-to-day operations of hospital and other facilities, ensuring that all services are effectively delivered and building needs are met including, custodial, life-safety, housing, security, risk management, engineering, and general and preventative maintenance (including medical equipment); ensures that staff implements and provides these services in a manner consistent with AMC’s policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Provides exemplary leadership to management team including prioritization, direction, development, and assessment.
  • Provides leadership in identifying, developing, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring, reporting, and completing operational systems repairs, renovation/construction, and replacement projects.
  • Oversees the planning and operation of facilities in emergency response situations, disaster preparedness, and emergency notification programs.
  • Advises C-Suite leadership on operational improvement goals and activities.
  • Develops and maintains strong rapport with employees and tenants to elicit feedback for continuous improvement ensuring organizational effectiveness.
  • Assures organization-wide compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, ordinances, and codes relating to the operation and safety of facilities and staff; assures mandated inspections and repairs of fire safety/suppression systems and other such systems are completed, as required.
  • Develop and maintain a house-wide preventative maintenance program.
  • Responsible for coordinating biomedical vendor relationship with end users and annual assessment of in-house feasibility.
  • Oversees the development, preparation, and explanation of the annual facility budget.
  • Serves on committees as appropriate and as appointed by supervisor.
  • Advises C-Suite leadership on operational improvement goals and activities.
  • Identifies areas for collaborative improvement in efficiency and productivity.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft office, and other certifications as required by the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center.
  • On-call; after-hours and emergency response availability when needed.

Education and Experience

  • BA degree in Business Management, Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or Facility Management from an accredited college or university.
  • Ten (10) years of management level work experience that has demonstrated effective leadership, technical knowledge, communication, and interpersonal skills, including understanding of and experience in budgeting, staff supervision, construction & facility management, procurement, OSHA, ADA codes & regulations, program development and project management at a multi-building organization.
  • Hospital and/or multi-unit residential experience a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and taste or smell.
  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Salary Range

$200K to $250K

Benefits Package Includes

  • Competitive salary 
  • Generous paid time off 
  • 50% discount on veterinary care 
  • Continuing education funds with rollover options 
  • 403(b) matching 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage 
  • You may be eligible for The Public Loan Service Forgiveness Program as we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit employer 


Interested and qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to

AMC’s Commitment to Lifelong Learning

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is located in Manhattan, near a multitude of leading research and teaching hospitals. AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services. Our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.