Associate Director

Posted: 2/26/20
Deadline: 3/20/20
Salary: $95,000 to $96,340
Reference Number: 22813

About This Organization

University of South Florida System

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success.  The USF System includes three institutions:  USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.  The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans.  Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion.  USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Job Duties

The Planning and Space Management Department initiates the University's Capital Improvement Program and provides support services through comprehensive, professionally based planning and project management in the planning of University campus facilities.  These services include:  land management processes and approvals, development of project strategies for implementation of the Campus Master Plan goals/objectives/policies, coordination with City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, initial project budgeting including annual CIP, Feasibility Studies, Programming, conceptual design, space inventory file management/reports, sustainability/energy initiatives and reports. The Department provides customer service in support of University-wide Capital Construction Program, including contact with vice presidents, college deans, and department/program directors and students.  The Department also provides services to other departments in Facilities Management, especially in support of Design
and Construction.

The primary responsibilities of this position are the administering and coordinating Campus Planning; the University’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Universities Sustainability Plan. Develops and supervises the Campus Master Plan, Facilities Programs, Conceptual Design, Landscape Design and Sustainability efforts. Assists in the administration and management of the operations and policies of the department and its staff with emphasis on customer service, cost effective delivery of design / construction services, program requirements, timeliness and quality. Provides support through comprehensive, professionally based planning and project management in the planning of University facilities. These services include land management processes and approvals, development of project strategies for implementation of the Campus Master Plan, coordination with State, City of Tampa and Hillsborough County. Initiates project conceptual design and budgeting including CIP, Feasibility studies, Programming and Technical document support and design. Position provides customer service in support of University wide Capital Construction Program, Including contact with Vice Presidents, College deans, department / program directors and students. Also provided services to other departments in Facilities Management (FM), especially support of the Design and Construction Department.

Required Qualifications

Administers the USF Campus Master Plan update every 5 years, including primary responsibility for the Tampa campus and coordination with the USFSM and USFSP campuses. Prepares any amendments to the CDC, ACE and UBOT approval/adoption as necessary. Monitors the development agreement with the City of Tampa. Responsibilities also include planning consultant selections, project compliance, tracking of construction costs, City/County government and agency community relations, legislated requirements and campus subleases. The Campus Master Plan includes coordination planning for infrastructure, roads, parking, open space etc. CDC Committee Advisor, assists Chair with the Campus Development Committee. Provides assistance with regional campuses. Coordinates the annual approved UBOT capital improvement list (CIP) of major projects into the required documents and generates the budget calculations to support the project Capital funding requests. Collects and confirms necessary information from Colleges or Departments for project narrative descriptions, incorporates information provided by USF Health and USFSM and USFSP campuses. Evaluates project relative to Campus Master Plan and compliance with laws, rules, policies and procedures. Coordinates reviews / approvals with USF administrators and committees. Reviews, advises and or/generates information in the preparation and development of project programs, feasibility studies and other specialty area/project studies and budgets. Responds to requests for scenario exploration and
analysis. Supervisory oversight of Landscape, Campus Planner and Sustainability Manager position(s) and consultants. Evaluates projects and reports and coordinates approvals as required.  Provides leadership and oversees execution of sustainability plan. Assists with selected projects and infrastructure that affect the campus environment such as parks, trees, maps, art, landscape, exterior building modifications, campus lighting, sidewalks, bike lanes, transit stops, parking and other selected Major and Minor projects. Provides information required for the 2 year National Science Foundation Survey and other reports as deemed appropriate. Coordinator of CIP with the 5 year BOG Educational Plant Survey, including coordination with the USFSM and USFSP campuses.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of five years related exempt experience, including two years of experience managing exempt level employees.

Florida State University System (SUS) Required Campus Master Plan experience, LEED Professional certification, Certified Energy Manager, Registered Architect in the State of Florida or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Development of University Capital Improvement Plan documents. Extensive knowledge of Sustainability measures.


$95,000 to $96,340

Other Info

Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening. This function/position has been designated as "critical". This means that it has job duties that affect the security, safety or physical operation of the College, and are required to work at the Emergency Operations Center and/or have access to the incident scene once normal campus operations have been suspended.

Required Application Materials

When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.