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Assistant Director, Campus Planning & Space Management
Auburn University

Date Posted Jul. 6, 2022
Title Assistant Director, Campus Planning & Space Management
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Planning Design and Construction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Facilities Operations

Job Summary
Assistant Director, Campus Planning & Space Management

Auburn University Facilities Management seeks candidates for a Assistant Director, Campus Planning & Space Management position to coordinate planning needs under the university’s Capital Project Proposal Process, lead campus planning studies and other planning efforts, and assist with supervisory and administrative duties under the guidance of the Director, Campus Planning & Space Management; supporting the Executive Director of Planning & Design with capital project plan organization and tracking.

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Essential Functions
Lead by the Director of Campus Planning & Space Management, coordinates planning studies for the Capital Projects Proposal process by tracking projects, leading a team on space and program data collection and planning materials production, communicating with participating colleges and units, and reporting program planning results to Facilities Management and University leaders. Provides direct support to the AVP of Facilities Management and Planning, Design, and Construction leaders, as required.

Lead by the Executive Director of Planning & Design, supports the Five-Year Capital Projects Plan by tracking projects, producing reporting materials and updates, and maintaining metrics.
As directed by the Director of Campus Planning & Space Management, conducts planning studies and analyses on campus planning, space issues, and in support of the University’s mission.
Conducts space analyses as requires and utilizes this data to improve space utilization and allocation across campus.

Supports the Director of Campus Planning & Space Management who serves as Chair of the Campus Planning Committee which reviews master plans, confirms project compliance with applicable guidelines.

Leads and directs the Campus Planning staff as a subcomponent of the Director of Campus Planning & Space Management organization. Communicates with the CPSM staff as well as other Facilities Management and campus personnel to keep them informed of work activities, gather and provide information, and coordinate projects.

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