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Sr Facilities Planner

Company: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Sr Facilities PlannerJob ID242521LocationHealth SciencesFull/Part TimeFull-TimeFavorite JobRegular/TemporaryRegularOpeningFull Time 40 hours Grade 055 Space Planning, Med CenterSchedule8 AM-5 PMResponsibilitiesGENERAL PURPOSE :Evaluates and coordinates the use of the Medical Centers on and off campus clinical space resources in inpatient, ambulatory, and diagnostic & treatment facilities and related clinical support. Analyzes the effective utilization of space and the projection of future needs. Collaborates with Department Administrators and hospital leadership to define scope and program descriptions based on patient flow and staff work processes. Serves as a staff assistant to the Director regarding policy issues on the administration of space planning at the Medical Center with a focus on master planning, space standards, and scenario development.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES :Within established policy and with latitude for independent judgment:

  • Evaluates requests from the Senior Vice President of Health Affairs, Dean, Hospital Directors or Departments for renovation, relocation, expansion or improved use of existing space. Prepares and contributes to program documentation. (15%)
  • Evaluates, tracks and resolves space requests. Negotiates space agreements and coordinates transactions between departments based upon space metrics. Direct interaction and negotiation with department leadership. (15%)
  • Prepares reports, recommendations, planning programs or conceptual plans for approval by client/user requesting service and the Director. In support of Space Committee decisions and Senior Administration requests; recommendations submitted to Planning and Project Management for implementation. (20%)
  • Provides support to MC Space Committee. Evaluates requests, tracks status and deadlines. Checks grant requests for space needs. (10%)
  • Manages and coordinates the day-to-day updates for the University-wide space information system for the Medical Center. Works closely with the Controllers Office, Facilities, Information Technology Services and SMD Finance to continue to develop the Medical Center space information system. Works with and advises administrators on processes and training for the Medical Center space survey. (10%)
  • Acts as liaison between client/user and the architects, contractors and Planning and Project Management or Real Estate Project Managers. Manages small projects involving Health Affairs Division or other Senior Leadership of the Medical Center. Acts as liaison on projects to ensure adherence to original planning or acceptable alternatives. (15%)
  • Coordinates the preparation of projections of Medical Center building needs based upon analyses of the departments growth patterns and plans. Assists the Director of Space Planning and appropriate others in the development and ongoing evaluation of a comprehensive integrated planning process. Assumes responsibility for specific tasks including the collecting and analyzing of data, preparing narrative information and recording proceedings of meetings. (10%)
  • Assists in the creation, maintenance and communication of a facilities master plan in support of the strategic and programmatic plans of the Medical Center. (5%)
  • Coordinates the development of an assessment mechanism for measuring the efficiency of space utilization and recommends improvements in utilization of patient care space. (5%)
  • Develops and maintains space standards to be used in the process of space renovation, reassignment and construction. (5%)REQUIREMENTS :
    • Bachelor's degree with major course work in Architecture, Facilities Planning, Interior Design, Finance or Strategic Planning and 4-5 years relevant healthcare planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Preferred Qualifications :
      • Familiarity with FGI Guidelines for Design & Construction of Healthcare Facilities
      • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Design
      • Basic AutoCAD & intermediate Excel & PowerPointPLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME WITH APPLICATIONThe University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the Universitys mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.How To ApplyPLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME WITH APPLICATION.All applicants must apply online.EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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