The University of Oregon seeks applications for a Planning Associate/ Space Analyst in the Campus Planning office. This position reports to the Manager of the Campus Planning office and participates with department leadership and staff in strategic planning on aspects of campus planning and space management, including developing goals and metrics for achieving planning and space management objectives set by university leadership. This position advises university administration on issues related to space allocation; works closely with the Campus Planning Space Management Team and the Space Advisory Group to perform services related to space programming and space planning; oversees development of the university's biennial capital construction needs submittal to the State of Oregon; develops the Capacity Plan; and facilitates and coordinates general university or specific project planning efforts. Competence is required in architectural programming, planning, space planning, group facilitation, and the creation of databases and planning documents. Strong communication skills (written, oral, and interpersonal) and analytical skills are required. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. This position is subject to a criminal background check. To be assured of consideration, please submit application materials on or before February 2, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. For a complete description of the position and application procedures, go to http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/519209/planning-associatespace-analyst. EO/AA/ADA/Veterans institution committed to cultural diversity.
Holds a degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Planning, or a related field, and has a two-year history of professional experience in architectural programming, space planning, planning, and design issues with public processes.
Competence is required in architectural programming, planning, space planning, and group facilitation.
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills and the ability to work effectively with department and university staff, and non-university professionals.
Able to work with sensitive, confidential information in a discreet and ethical manner and in accordance with university policies and local, state, and federal laws.
Strong analytical skills and experience, including experience in generating reports, using spreadsheet applications, and reporting complex data and information in an organized and understandable manner.
Strong organizational, time allocation, and project management skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks and assignments.
Demonstrable ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of community groups, internal and external stakeholders, and individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Knowledge of the functioning of a research university.
Experience and/or education that provides an understanding of university planning policy issues and processes, in particular as related to space use and programming.
Position is subject to a criminal background check.