Reference Number: R0029183
The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. The students who attend have been chosen because they show exceptional promise. The University remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. Since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, UVA has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2
Under the direction of the Assistant University Architect in the Office of the Architect, the Assistant facilities Planner provides general support for campus and planning efforts. This includes involvement with planning studies, programming, design guideline development, value management, consultant selections and maintaining project schedules. In addition, the Assistant Facilities Planner provides high quality space utilization and related facilities planning research and analysis. The Assistant Facilities Planner must be service-oriented and have the ability to work successfully on a large variety of projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with demonstrated knowledge, abilities, and strength in research and analysis.
– Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Architecture, or Engineering
– A minimum of two (2) years of relevant planning or design experience.
– Experience in a higher education setting is preferred.
– LEED AP accreditation preferred.
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills and electronic database development (GIS experience is desirable)