The Planner I will engage in a variety of planning initiatives 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; and developing, maintaining, analyzing and presenting asset databases, floorplans and geospatial and 3D campus planning models.
The successful candidate will: report to the Director of Planning in Facilities Management; interface and work with Senior Planners and Project Managers; develop and maintain positive working relationships with campus constituents; collect, analyze and present complex datasets; and interpret basic elements of design and construction documents. As the successful candidate gains experience, the Planner I will be given progressively more responsibility and autonomy to manage assigned planning and programming projects.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Planning or a related field
Must be adept with AutoCAD and Excel software
Strong analytical, spatial and organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
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.
One to two years of related work experience that demonstrate the candidate has gained the knowledge, skills and abilities required for full performance of the work
Prior work experience in higher education with space planning, facilities management or a related field
Educational background in Architecture, Engineering, Geographic Information Systems or Data Analytics
Specific experience with ArcGIS, Sketchup, Adobe Creative software and database applications
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter and resume.
Screening of applications begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by October 8, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Pay Range 12 (starting at $46,295) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
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