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 Minimum 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.
Experience with Adobe Creative, SketchUp, and ArcGIS software desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter and resume.
February 21, 2020
Pay Range 12 (starting at $45,432) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
UMBC offers a benefits package including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493171
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