Space Planning Manager
Facilities Planning and Design University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
The Space Planning Manager is responsible for general
oversight of University space management procedures. This position will also: be responsible for
compiling and evaluating requests for space from academic and administrative
departments and meeting with departments to determine needs; analyze requests
against standards for utilization; develop multiple solutions to address needs
within existing space and budgetary restraints, including proposed space
reallocations, programs, conceptual layouts, and scope of work, with budgetary
and programmatic impacts identified, and make recommendations to senior
administrators for approval and implementation; develop detailed program
statements for reallocations and related renovations and capital projects; manage
full project continuum to conclusion including the coordination of other professionals
involved in projects; and perform other duties as assigned.
The Space Planning Manager does not have direct supervisory
responsibilities, but may direct the work of other professional and support
staff as well as consultants as projects require. This position may assist the University
Architect with the coordination of the activities and training of temporary
help and/or student workers. This position reports to the University Architect.
BS/BA with concentration in planning, space planning, architecture,
interior design or related Architectural/Interior Design field
Significant (5-7 years) experience with interior space
planning for an institutional setting
Position may involve climbing or crawling to analyze spaces
Significant knowledge of architectural design procedures and
Ability to develop as-built drawings from actual conditions
that may involve climbing or crawling and measuring dimensions
Ability to establish good working relationships with users,
staff and vendors
Should be independent, organized, creative, and possess
strong analytical and technical skills
Must have strong oral/written communication skills and a
customer service focus
Ability to prepare technical and non-technical reports in a
clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing
Able to utilize the following computer applications:
Microsoft Project, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,
Working knowledge of space management software systems
Experience in a University setting as a space planner or in
an architecture capacity.
The deadline for INTERNALS to apply
is February 22, 2013. The review of applications will begin February 25, 2013
and continue until the position is filled.
UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity, Title IX Employer.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth reserves the
right to conduct background checks on all potential employees.
View the complete job description here .
To apply for this position please send a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references to:
Search for Space Planning Manager
Office of Human Resources
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747