Planner I

Baltimore, MD

Posted: 2/25/20
Deadline: 3/13/20
Salary: Pay Range 12 (starting at $45,432) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
Reference Number: 493171

About This Organization

University of Maryland Baltimore County

UMBC is, a vibrant 14,000-student suburban research university ranked one of the world’s top universities by Times Higher Education, the selected candidate will join an innovative and diverse team working at an institution named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the best academic workplaces in the nation for the past nine years. For more information on UMBC visit:”

Job Duties

Reporting to the Director of Planning, the incumbent will participate in a variety of planning projects which may involve land use, infrastructure, buildings, natural resources, transportation, and space. Work includes: gathering, analyzing, and presenting tabular, written, and graphic data to inform campus planning initiatives and program development; gathering, assembling, and developing data and drawings to support design and construction projects; developing, maintaining, and reporting on the campus’s space inventory database; and developing and maintaining building floorplans and 3D campus planning models.

Specific duties include: interface and work with Senior Planners and Project Managers; develop and maintain positive working relationships with campus constituents; read and interpret basic elements of construction documents; possess strong analytical, spatial, and organizational skills; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in planning, architecture, engineering, or related field.

Possess strong analytical, spatial, and organizational skills in order to: gather, analyze, interpret, and present numerical data; develop and evaluate space concepts or facility options; and perform visual analyses of buildings and structures.

Possess writing and verbal skills to effectively communicate ideas, offer recommendations, and positively interact with university staff and its vendors.

Note: Additional related experience and formal education may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Minimum of one year experience applying principles, practices, and techniques of using computer-aided design (CAD) to create documents and plans, using standard layering conventions. Must possess expertise with spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, and graphic programs.

Ability to: plan and conduct field surveys (routine and non-routine); develop accurate floorplans; organize, maintain, and present facilities records; read and understand architectural and/or engineering construction documents (drawings and specifications); and independently analyze data.

Knowledge of planning, design and construction processes.


Pay Range 12 (starting at $45,432) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program

Other Info

Required Application Materials

Experience with Adobe Creative, SketchUp, and ArcGIS software desired.