Environmental Planner

Los Angeles, CA

Posted: 11/4/19
Deadline: 11/30/19
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.
Reference Number: 31455

About This Organization


As one of America’s finest universities, UCLA has a tradition of advancing higher education and the common good through excellence in scholarship, research and public service. UCLA is California’s largest university and a model for public institutions of higher education. Academic excellence, faculty distinction and a comprehensive curriculum are hallmarks of the UCLA experience. The university is an educational and architectural landmark in Los Angeles, attracting thousands of visitors and scholars each year.

Job Duties

Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Capital Planning and Finance, the Specialist prepares, maintains, updates, and revises as necessary the Long Range Development Plan (LRDP)– which guides the physical development of the campus–and ensures campus compliance with provisions of all State (CEQA) and Federal (NEPA) mandated environmental quality laws applicable to University and campus project approval actions.

The LRDP include health sciences capital projects, housing, real estate leases and acquisitions, academic research projects, off-campus properties, and various license and gift agreements. The incumbent advises campus departments on planning issues such as infrastructure systems, land use consistencies, legal agreements and easements, and community relations.

For campus capital projects that occur off campus, the incumbent reviews land use and zoning laws for the city in which the project site is located and provides consistency analyses. Incumbent also participates in the preparation of sustainability plans, policies, and projects.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, MBA, or other environmental planning or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

At least 10 years’ progressively responsible planning experience.

Knowledge of design, building systems, and project delivery processes.

Thorough and current knowledge of the provisions of State and Federal environmental laws, practices, and procedures, and University policy and procedures for implementation of those laws.


Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.

Other Info

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA’s Career Opportunities website at Reference position # 31455 AA/EEO

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