Reporting directly to the Director of Planning, Design and Construction with a dotted line report to the Senior Associate Provost, the Director of University Space Management is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the UNC Charlotte integrated space management program, including the implementation of the University Policy 601.4, Integrated Space Management, to ensure that campus space is utilized efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that the allocation of all space meets the highest and best use in the context of institutional strategic priorities. This position provides overall space management expertise to campus constituents, oversees all collaborative efforts to execute periodic space audits and utilization studies, is responsible for defining space needs and priorities, chairs the campus-wide space advisory committee(s), and assists in various campus planning and capital improvement initiatives.
The Space Management department is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the UNC Charlotte integrated space management program. The position ensures that campus space is utilized efficiently and effectively. Will ensure that the allocation of all space meets the highest and best use in the context of institutional strategic priorities.
Minimum Experience / Education:
1. A Masters’ degree in building science, engineering, community/urban planning, architecture, interior architecture design, or a Bachelor's degree and equivalent experience.
2. Six years’ experience in directly managing commercial and/or educational property, facilities space management, campus planning, building design, facilities management, statistical analysis, or a combination of these experiences from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. 3. Demonstrated human relations, managerial/supervisory, negotiating, planning, and analytical skills are essential to this position. 4. Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, experience working with administrative teams, experience working with diverse constituents, and demonstrated effectiveness in collaboration and team based problem solving. 5. Experience gathering and analyzing data; use critical thinking skills to provide context. Ability to communicate findings through reports and presentations, and make recommendations to improve space usage.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
1. Experience working in an educational/academic setting. 2. Experience in managing space for institutions of higher education. 3. Demonstrated ability to analyze data. 4. Experience preparing and making presentations to boards, committees and other public entities. 5. Experience using MS Office Suite, at the intermediate to advanced proficiency level. 6. Experience using AutoCAD and automated facilities management system software. 7. Experience using enterprise data software to manage space data.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.