Towson, MD

Posted: 10/1/19
Deadline: 10/31/19
Salary: Salary and Benefits $30 per hour. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage.

About This Organization

Towson University

Towson University offers students the best of both worlds. We have the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college. TU’s wide range of extracurricular activities contribute to a dynamic student experience. Students can pursue diverse interests and cultivate undiscovered talents.

The backdrop for learning is TU’s beautiful 329-acre suburban campus, located eight miles north of Baltimore and less than an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C. Throughout the region, Towson University’s strong partnerships with public and private organizations provide unique opportunities for research, internships and jobs. The Towson Learning Network extends beyond its main campus to off-campus locations throughout the state. Transfer students can complete their degrees at TU in Northeastern Maryland.

Towson University is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland, the 12th-largest public university system in the United States. TU is also a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and offers employment opportunities at all levels.

Job Duties

Towson University is accepting applications for a contractual Planner in the Facilities Planning Department. This position will assist with signage development, procurement and coordination of capital and operational equipment, space utilization, and reallocation plans/studies, and campus planning initiatives. This position will also provide support for the development and assessment of campus capital and operating equipment needs and support for the equipment procurement and installation.


Design, procure, and coordinate the delivery of furniture, fixtures, and equipment for campus projects.

Assists with the preparation and coordination of FF&E efforts to support the University’s capital and systems’funded projects. Assists with reporting requirements and miscellaneous supporting documentation for capital

Manages and coordinates the delivery of Maryland Correctional Enterprises furniture for capital and non-capital projects with Procurement.

Coordinates and manages the completion of campus sign requests, landscape improvements, and other facilities projects as needed to support campus initiatives.

Performs other duties as assigned such as: coordinating operational meetings, initiating departmental
miscellaneous expense reports, daily financial reports, and VISA reporting.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of related experience. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to handle sensitive materials with discretion and tact; to present ideas and information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; to perform mathematical computations. Ability to independently handle multiple tasks and set priorities. Develop and participate in the development of best practices. LEED Certification and/or Interior Design Certification preferred.


Salary and Benefits $30 per hour. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage.

Other Info

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Required Application Materials

To view and apply to current job openings please visit This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume requested, but not required.