The planner will lead comprehensive programming, planning and feasibility studies working with end users, school leadership, external consultants, and other members of Campus Planning and Facilities Management staff to establish the goals, objectives, and plan for the highest and best use of intended facilities. Responsible for developing, validating and documenting scopes of work, conceptual layouts, schedules, and conceptual budgets in accordance with school policies and standards for administrative approval. Provides programming evaluations for key design metrics, layout, space allocation, adjacencies, space cost, user experience, and recommendations on space development alternatives. Includes the development of detailed program layouts for both new and existing administrative, instructional and research space. Effectively transition projects to project management staff. Conducts and administers complex feasibility, planning and analysis studies for the short and long-term development of the school for existing use and campus growth. The planner will contribute in the development, implementation, and management of campus standards and plans for the continuous improvement of the school's physical resources and operations. The primary area of focus for this position will be basic science research programs.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Planning or relevant field required.
Master's degree a plus.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in related area.
Project management experience a plus.
Experience in wet lab research programming and/or design required.
Proficient in AutoCAD and/or Revit, Microsoft Office.
Works equally well independently and in collaborative environments.
Client-service approach to projects.
Strong analytical and communication skills.
Knowledge of cost estimation and scheduling.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48225BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.