Executive Director, Redevelopment and Facility Management Services - Baycrest Health Sciences

  • Promeus
  • Nov 08, 2019
Full time Director Executive

Job Description


Executive Director, Redevelopment and Facility Management Services

Baycrest Health Sciences (Baycrest) is a global leader in geriatric residential living, health care, research, innovation and education, with a special focus on brain health and aging. One of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, and an academic health science centre fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest provides an exemplary care experience for aging clients combined with an extensive clinical training program for students. Through its commercial and consulting arms, Baycrest is marketing its sought-after expertise and innovation to other health care organizations and long-term care homes, both in Canada and internationally. Founded in 1918 as the Jewish Home for the Aged, Baycrest continues to embrace the long-standing tradition of all great Jewish health care institutions to improve the well-being of people in their local communities and around the globe. For more information about Baycrest, please visit their website at baycrest.org.

The Position

The Executive Director, Redevelopment and Facility Management Services will provide overall strategic and operational leadership for helping to realize Baycrest’s campus of the future. The Executive Director will work in collaborative partnership with clinical and operational leaders to deliver outstanding customer service and enable Baycrest’s goal of introducing innovative residential and health care delivery models for older adults and their families. To help achieve this goal, the Executive Director will be an integral and influential leader in envisioning and implementing a campus redevelopment strategy that can build on Baycrest’s focus on providing better care and better opportunities for an aging population. Working with key partners, the Executive Director will be instrumental in creating the strategy, mapping out the approach and leading the execution of an integrated approach to master/campus planning.   

Inherent in the role will be the ability of the Executive Director to lead Baycrest’s continued agenda of service expansion, intergenerational community engagement and the creation of a globally recognized “seniors-friendly” neighbourhood. In partnership with the Executive Vice President, the Executive Director will play a key role in developing and fostering successful strategic partnerships with the Baycrest Foundation, government, the community, and broader operations.

Key leadership initiatives for the new Executive Director will be to:

  • advance Baycrest’s growth and innovation agenda by leading an ambitious Campus Redevelopment Strategy that addresses the longer-term facility and redevelopment needs as well as leverages Baycrest’s master planning vision for the future of seniors’ care;
  • envision and incorporate leading practices in seniors’ living and strategic approaches to integrated planning while maximizing team performance;
  • oversee a range of initiatives including projects related to facility upgrades, renovations and sustainability;
  • collaborate with other Baycrest leaders in a broad range of organization-wide planning and continuous improvement activities;
  • provide executive-level guidance on the planning and implementation of a range of active projects and corporate strategies; and
  • act as a trusted leader and advisor, supporting the facility services and redevelopment teams in operations and the achievement of key milestones.


The successful candidate will have at least five to seven years of progressive leadership experience, preferably in a similarly complex multi-site health care environment, with experience in capital planning, project execution and/or facility management. They will have demonstrated their ability to manage large projects, effectively engage key stakeholders, while meeting key milestones and deadlines. In addition, the candidate will be an exceptional communicator and relationship builder, effectively promoting collaboration and managing change. 

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at resumes@promeus.ca.

Job Category

Executive Director


Toronto, ON