Division/College: Associate Vice President, Budget and Planning
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $73,500.00 annually or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Architectural & Engineering Services, the Space Planner provides a wide range of services related to space planning, inventory, data collection and analysis, audits, space utilization and efficiencies, reporting and master planning related to the university's space and facilities planning issues and program. Responsibilities include coordinating and maintaining the development of space inventory data; managing information to analyze current space and campus planning; making recommendations to integrate into the master plan, strategic plan, and facilities planning issues; working campus-wide to advise on reducing or optimizing facilities footprint through improved space utilization; surveying the use of classrooms, class laboratories and research space for space analysis of Academic and Research departments; working collaboratively with units to use space more efficiently; maintain and update the university's space and facility inventory database; creating space utilization reports and submitting annual reports; conducting building audits to verify employee locations, furniture layout, and room configurations; and contributing positively to other priority planning initiatives of the university. The Space Planner works collaboratively and cooperatively with a wide range of individuals and groups from academic, administrative, and other support areas of the institution in developing feasible solutions to space-related needs.
Bachelors degree in architecture, business, planning, business management, space planning, real estate management, or project management.
Three years relevant experience in facility planning, project management, real estate management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Experience in the use of planning principles and practices for program and project planning; utilizing automated systems to develop spread sheets and graphics; designing and conducting studies that collect, organize, and analyze data; conducting public meetings and using group techniques including the following: facilitation, mediation/conflict resolution, collaborative decision-making, and/or consensus building; and demonstrated experience in preparing facility program or pre-design documentation; writing technical reports; preparing and making presentations to groups.
Masters degree in architecture, business, planning, business management, space planning, real estate management, project management, or related field.
Experience in college or university planning, or with an analogous entity which maintains a large campus and/or set of facilities.
Experience in facility program development and space planning
Experience with: concepts associated with institutional planning, facility program development, space standards and space utilization, building codes, and basic architectural principles.
Experience with measurement processes and methods for assessing progress toward achieving goals and objectives of projects or plans.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: SP003752P
Posting Date: 01/23/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To receive first consideration, please submit a letter of qualification, current resume, and a list of 3 professional references no later than February 23, 2023.
In your letter of qualification, using details and examples, please address all of the required and preferred qualifications for this position and how your experience and skills align. The information provided in your letter of qualification will be used to determine eligibility for an interview and demonstrate your communications skills.
When entering employment history, be sure to include all past work experience relevant to the duties of this position in the Employment Experience section of the application.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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