MD Anderson Cancer Center Real Estate Services Program Director in Houston, Texas

Real Estate Services Program Director

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Managerial/Professional at

Facilities Management 710410

Requisition #: 118365

Ideal candidate will have a commercial real estate background in healthcare, office/building, retail or higher education and will hold a Real Estate Brokers License.

The primary purpose of the Program Director Real Estate Services position in Facilities Finance is to provide leadership and management for real estate functions including: the negotiation to purchase, sell and lease real property; guidance to Operations and Maintenance teams as needed; work with the Legal department to prepare deed, easement, lease agreement and other property-related documents; ensure rent payments to landlords and vendors are made per respective agreements; and maintain a collaborative relationship with UT System’s Real Estate Office in connection with such matters. The position also requires working closely with municipal departments, utility companies and property owner associations to ensure the implementation of planning and development plans are within the parameters defined by the relative jurisdictions. Annual and quarterly budgeting for capital and operating expenses is required. This position provides direction to a Real Estate Analyst who performs the day-to-day duties described above as delegated.


Acquiring, Selling and Leasing Real Estate / Subject MatterExpertise: Acquiring, Selling and Leasing Real Estate. Negotiates and administers the sales, acquisitions and leases of campus real estate assets. Manages due diligence efforts in connection with real estate acquisitions. Develops real estate financial and valuation analysis. Negotiates land development matters, including procurement of utilities, necessary easements and City approvals of development, closing of roads, and negotiations with non-City utilities for certain services. Works with the UT System Real Estate Office and MD Anderson Legal Services to identify and resolve legal issues and obtain necessary approvals by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System as needed. Manages the preparation of agenda items for internal approval by MD Anderson Executives.

Real Estate Subject Matter Expertise.Understands lease economics and advanced real estate industry practices and effectively communicates implications in layman’s terms to MD Anderson decision-makers. Manages relationships with commercial brokers and leasing managers for the benefit of MD Anderson. Understands market lease terms and principles of fair negotiations in connection with commercial real estate transactions. Develops strategies, options and recommendations for negotiation positions.

Real Estate Management : Responsible for the design, execution and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are efficient, assets are safeguarded, financial information is reliable, and applicable laws, regulations and procedures are followed. Manages lease transactions to verify values, purpose and compliance. Manages relationships between landlords and tenants in connection with subject matter expertise interpretation of lease arrangements. Continually monitors the market price of real estate interests. Negotiates market competitive rates for new and/or renewed leases. Manages and ensures that rental payments are made each month when due by directing staff who work closely with landlords, tenants, finance, accounts payable and others to confirm rent receipts and disbursements are timely made.

Real Estate Document Control and Reports: Develops policies and procedures for management of real estate administration. Manages document control and reporting of current listing of all holdings, owned or leased. Manages closing documents, deeds, lease records, lease expirations, landlord-tenant contacts, property tax records, etc.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Business, Real Estate or related field. Ten years experience in real estate appraisal, development or sales and/or commercial space or ground leasing.

Preferred Education: Master’s Level Degree or Doctorate of Jurisprudence

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation and/or Texas Real Estate Broker License

Preferred Experience: Experience with higher education or healthcare real estate.

Salary Range: $111,600 - $139,500 - $167,400

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.