Lead facility planning for basic science departments at the medical school. Involves comprehensive space planning and program development by working collaboratively and daily with faculty, researchers, and department leadership as well as school leadership, external consultants, and other members of Campus Planning and Facilities staff to establish goals, objectives, and plan for the highest and best use of intended facilities that align with school’s mission. Responsible for pre-project planning including developing, validating, and documenting scopes of work, preliminary layouts, schedules, and conceptual budgets in accordance with school policies and standards for administrative approval. Provides programming evaluations for key design metrics, layout, space allocation, adjacencies, space cost, user experience, and recommendations on space development alternatives.
Mediates solutions for space issues. Effectively transition projects to project management staff. Conducts and administers complex feasibility, planning, and analysis studies for the short and long-term development of the school science departments for existing use and campus growth. The planner will contribute to the development, implementation, and management of campus space and design standards and plans for the continuous improvement of the school’s physical resources and operations. Represents Planning, Design, and Construction interests as required. Leads committee(s) as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Planning, or relevant field
10 years of experience in related area.
Proficient in basic science research programming, lab planning, or design highly
Proficient in AutoCAD and/or Revit, Microsoft Office.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
License, certification or master’s degree
Works well in and/or leads a highly collaborative
Builds working relationships.
Problem solver and takes initiative.
Client-service approach to
Strong analytical, presentation and communication
Knowledge of cost estimation and scheduling.
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Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, incredibly affordable classes directly at the Harvard Extension School, and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
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