1. Develops planning models based on the needs of department and institutional priorities. 2. Participates in the resolution of planning and technical conflicts and recommends cost effective options and approaches. 3. Ensures that institutional planning objectives and strategies are incorporated into departmental plans and projects. 4. Manages authorizations by preparing succinct presentations that distill complex project issues into distinct, clear options, thereby allowing for informed and timely decision-making. 5. Establishes priorities for the allocation of design resources. Provides information and recommendations on physical and comprehensive planning and design issues, large scale planning studies, and special facilities planning topics. 6. Manages and reviews the progress and quality of the work performed by outside and in-house consultants. Manages the work efforts of external architects and engineers. 7. Acts as the primary contact among project architects, other consultants various building committees, technical and operations groups, and staff members during the planning phase of the project. 8. Provides advice to ensure conformity with specifications, codes, regulations, and University Design Standards. Develops engineering and architectural program requirements. 9. Resolves conflicting issues with consultants, project scope, budgets and schedules. Develops overall project budgets including construction, consultant and other fees, furnishings and equipment, operations and testing costs. Manages the selection of consultants. 10. Ensures projects in the planning phase are completed within the approved budget and schedule, and conform to applicable codes and zoning ordinances. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with laboratory/research institutional/academic building types and large-scale construction programs.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with laboratory/research institutional/academic building types and large-scale construction programs.
Required Skill/ability 5: Well-developed organizational, analytical, oral and written communication and managerial skills and the ability to process multiple projects, set priorities, and work independently to meet objectives. Ability to establish priorities and follow through on projects paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.
Posting Position Title: Planner
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven knowledge of architectural, engineering and construction technology, theory, practices, and principles. Experience with institutional lab buildings, historic structures, large-scale capital construction programs and project management responsibility. Knowledge of building codes, zoning ordinances and related regulations.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Lead Planner Architect
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to function successfully and collaboratively with members of the academic and scientific communities to understand & discuss specific lab research & academic needs. Ability to work within a project team structure. Manage and review the progress & quality of the work performed by consultants.
Required Skill/ability 4: Knowledge of project development and execution and budgeting. Knowledge of financial practices including capital and strategic planning, life-cycle cost analysis. Ability to use CAD, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office Suite. Ideal candidate would have 10 years of experience.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability to develop planning solutions and participate in the resolution of planning and technical issues, recommends cost effective options and approaches. Ability to synthesize technical programmatic needs, develops alternative planning solutions to use as tools for establishing design.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Planning and seven years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 64480BR
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