Director, Space Management and Planning

Denton, Texas

Posted: 12/7/20
Deadline: 12/18/20
Salary: n/a
Reference Number: S1334P

About This Organization

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Job Duties

UNT Space Management and Planning contributes to the mission of the university by providing comprehensive strategic planning in a manner that is responsive to the environment and culture of our community. The department works with campus partners to determine the value, usage, location and need of space on campus, and creates data-driven solutions that enhance the future of UNT. This department is critical to ensuring UNT accurately plans the usage of more than 7.8 million GSF of space.

The Director of Space Management and Planning is responsible for understanding, tracking and analyzing the academic, research and administrative space needs on campus, and using that information to create plans and processes that support the goals of UNT. The director will use best practices from higher education and outside industry to guide the institution and further support our accessible and inclusive community. The director develops trusted partnerships with campus leaders and colleagues. The director brings balance to complex situations by using strong communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and mentors these skills in the Space Management and Planning staff. The director is a dedicated steward for one of our university’s most precious resources – space.

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The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and at least seven years of space or facilities management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in architecture, planning or a related field
• Comprehensive understanding or experience with public sector or higher education business issues and planning mechanisms
• Understanding or experience meeting Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board reporting requirements
• Proficient in FM: Systems software or other similar space management software solutions



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