Campus Planning Analyst

Northampton, MA

Posted: 9/15/21
Deadline: 10/15/21

About This Organization

Smith College

Founded in 1871, Smith College opened in 1875 with 14 students. Today, Smith is among the largest women’s colleges in the United States, with students from 48 states and 68 countries. An independent, nondenominational college, Smith remains strongly committed to the education of women at the undergraduate level, but admits both men and women as graduate students.

Job Duties

Campus Planning and Analytics:

Analyze and visualize quantitative and qualitative data to inform planning and identify potential efficiencies and solutions.

Create and present visual content and written reports that convey analysis findings.

Plan and facilitate stakeholder interviews, client workshops, and other engagement activities.

Lead the analytics effort on interdisciplinary projects and work collaboratively with clients, analysts, campus planners, architects, and consultants.

Contribute to business planning, process improvement, methodology and content development, and technology tool development.

Remain well informed of higher education campus planning research, trends, and issues.
Space Data and Systems:

Support implementation of an institutional space management system.

Assess current data management, data requirements and develop recommendations for framework and system to utilize and manage space data.

Develop an understanding of the multiple space data needs and foster cross-institutional collaborations that result in increased efficiency, improved management information and reduced complexity.

Learning Spaces:

Assist with the implementation of the Learning Spaces Plan which provides a strategic plan for campus formal and informal learning spaces that support a broad range of approaches to teaching and learning; including the development of inclusive design standards for formal and informal learning spaces.

Collaborate with faculty, IT, Capital Projects and the Registrar’s office to develop engaging and inclusive learning experiences that integrate technology and elements of physical space.

Conduct quantitative/qualitative research on campus spaces to assess usage patterns, faculty/student expectations, user satisfaction, and future needs.

Other Functions

All employees are expected to participate in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, education, experience, certifications, licenses)

Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 4 years of experience in planning, feasibility assessment, programming and design, or related area, 2 years with a relevant master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working for a consulting or architecture firm or an institution of higher education is a plus. Autocad, REVIT software, GIS, skills a plus.

Other Info

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Required Application Materials

Resume & Cover Letter