Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, Planning, or related fields. Demonstrated institutional facilities analysis and planning experience with a preference for Higher Education. Experience which demonstrates knowledge of basic design principles and overall design and construction process. Demonstrated knowledge of physical facilities and financial intricacies of a complex organization. Demonstrated knowledge for the development of criteria associated with leases and agreements. Familiarity with software, such as: AutoCAD, Adobe, Excel, Word, Bluebeam, and PowerPoint.
The Facilities Planning & Management Department at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for an Assistant Director of Space Planning & Management. This position develops data analytics, plans, and recommendations for university leaders on space requirements, programming and alternatives for the physical campus environment to support facility planning and capital improvements.
In collaboration with the Director, this position is responsible for the identification, negotiation, resolution, and implementation of facility planning efforts to meet the universityâs mission and strategic plans.Â These space planning efforts are integrated with the Campus Master Plan, Strategic Facilities Plan, plans of the Administration, members of the university community and Facilities Planning and Management organization.Â This position is involved in pre-planning efforts which include forecasting needs, evaluating current conditions, and anticipating changes in the universityâs facility needs.Â This position provides leadership for the development of Capital Planning and the Five-Year Capital Plan.Â This position is also involved in the definition and development of building feasibility studies and building programs.Â These efforts include defining the goals of the study, assessing program needs, coordinating with the client group, evaluating alternative solutions, and recommending project scope, budget, and scheduled to the university administration.Â This position also provides continuity as the project moves from the preplanning phase to building programming to schematic design.Â The position provides leadership and supervision to two Space Planners and the Space Information Coordinator.Â This position works in collaboration with Campus Planning and Instructional Facilities staff to coordinate project activities and requirements. The position supports the Director of Planning Services on a variety of committees and diverse planning efforts.
The successful candidate must have leadership skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of individuals.Â Must have tact and good listening skills, along with the ability to articulate the needs of the university to project team members.Â Must have strong organizational skills, including the ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects at once.
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
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