Director of Campus Master Planning

Boston, MA

Posted: 9/27/19
Deadline: 2/16/20
Reference Number: 502381

About This Organization

University of Massachusetts Boston

The University of Massachusetts Boston provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other protected class. The University of Massachusetts Boston complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the university operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Job Duties

• Work directly with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) and the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA) on capital projects, ensuring that the goals and objectives of the Master Plan and related capital projects are met
• Oversee the activities of appointed university committees involved in the development of guidelines and standards for the various aspects of the master plan
• Provide direction to consultants engaged in campus master planning activities
• Prepare materials to brief senior University administrators, as well as academic and administrative leaders on the status and progress of the master plan
• Develop presentations and materials for the Master Plan and capital project communication to constituencies
• coordinate regulatory permitting and approval processes related to the implementation of the master plan
• Collaborate with outside agencies and community groups on the development and implementation of campus plans and projects
• Collaborate on capital projects from conception, request for proposals (RFP) through design
• Develop recommendations and implement strategies that improve campus master planning
• Provide campus master planning analysis for a wide range of University stakeholders
• Participate in space management and provide recommendations to the administration on space allocations
• Oversee the daily operations of the Office of Campus Master Planning and any staff assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in a management, planning or financial area preferred, and a minimum of five-seven (5-7) years of experience, preferably in a public agency or higher education setting at the policy or management level; Master’s degree preferred
• Familiarity with University campus master planning programs preferred
• Superior knowledge of personal computer hardware and software
• Demonstrated ability to deal with the public in an effective manner, as well as maintain a cooperative relationship with on-site departments and external constituents
• Ability to effectively manage complex projects
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong problem solving and presentation skills
• Strong commitment to customer service

Required Application Materials

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and list of three references to: