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Campus Planner – University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts

Posted: 5/26/22
Deadline: 7/25/22

About This Organization

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a nationally ranked public research university committed to excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. We strive to prepare students to succeed in college and to become lifelong learners and informed citizens in a global environment. UMass Lowell offers affordable, experience-based undergraduate and graduate academic programs taught by internationally recognized faculty who conduct research to expand the horizons of knowledge and sustainable practices. The programs span and interconnect the disciplines of business, education, engineering, fine arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences. The university continues to build on its founding tradition of innovation, entrepreneurship and partnerships with industry and the community to address challenges facing the region and the world.

Job Duties

General Summary of Position:

Reporting to the Assoc. Director of Planning and FIS or designee, the Campus Planner is responsible for supporting the full range of campus planning functions for one the nation’s fastest growing universities, with an emphasis on planning analysis and space planning; capital projects, including feasibility assessment, programming and preliminary design; and planning that supports a more sustainable campus environment. The Campus Planner position is an opportunity to join a dynamic Facilities Planning team with potential for advancement and growth.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

-Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Planning, or directly related discipline
-Minimum of 5 years of experience in planning, feasibility assessment, programming and design, or related area or Master’s degree plus 1 year of experience
-Knowledge of academic or institutional planning, programming, and facility design principles and best practices
-Experience with relevant software including Autocad, Microsoft Excel & Project, Adobe Creative Suite, and/or equivalent
-Experience working as a client to architects, planning, and study consultants
-Skill in developing and evaluating complex planning, transportation and design guidelines and formulating recommendations
-Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with the university community, the public, other employees, and governmental units
-Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in public situations
-Skill in oral and written presentation
-Hands-on self-starter with high sense of urgency who functions well in a self-created, fast paced environment, with attention to meeting tight schedules

Preferred Qualifications:

-Master’s degree in urban design, architecture and/or related disciplines
-Experience with programming, capital projects, and space planning in a university or large institutional setting
-Working knowledge and experience with REVIT software and/or GIS
-Experience working within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regulatory framework for public facility planning, design, and construction

Required Application Materials

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