JMZ Architects and Planners is completely focused on shaping the future of higher education. We have collaborated with leaders at over 100 higher education institutions on facilities master plans, space studies, and building designs that have propelled their strategic goals. We plan and design creative solutions to the challenges facing higher education.
JMZ is 24-person, nationally certified women-owned business enterprise nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack mountains. We are a family-friendly firm that believes a healthy work-life balance is an essential element in our team’s success.
JMZ is seeking applications for an Architectural Planning Specialist to join our integrated architecture and planning team. The position involves the analysis of data and development of recommendations related to space needs and utilization for higher education clients. The successful candidate will develop space programs and planning concepts based on user interviews, in-field observations, and established space guidelines and standards. The ability to successfully translate analysis results into graphics and written reports is essential.
• Obtains space, room use, course schedule, and other data from higher education clients. Uses Excel and/or Access to manipulate and analyze data to understand existing space use patterns.
• Works with others to conduct studies, research, compile data, and prepare comprehensive feasibility studies and space planning scenarios to be used for campus planning.
• Researches and compiles data and assists in the preparation of comprehensive reports and analyses.
• Presents space analysis findings to clients.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture is preferred; OR four years of facilities space management or directly related experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
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