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1498FT Position - Oakland - Univ. of California - Senior/Principal Educational Facility Planner

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    Apr 10, 2005
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 04/10/2005 03:05 PM -----

      University of California Office of the President
      Senior/Principal Educational Facility Planner - Oakland - 2301-05
      SALARY: Senior Educational Facilities Planner $54,600 - $76,400 (Midpoint of Range)
      Principal Educational Facilities Planner $60,000 - $83,900 (Midpoint of Range)
      CLOSE DATE: Deadline Extended Until April 21, 2005

      ABOUT: The State Capital Program Development unit is part of the Budget Office of the UC system’s
      central Office of the President. It is responsible for coordination of the University’s
      state-funded capital budget process, working with the capital planning and design/construction
      offices of the 10 UC campuses to address the University’s need for new and upgraded facilities.
      The unit recommends fund allocations, develops the Universitywide 5-year state capital program and
      annual Regents capital
      budget request, advises and evaluates campus project proposals, and assists in preparation of
      supporting argumentation/documentation. It is responsible for submittal of project funding
      requests to the state and their defense during review, and for subsequent state plan approval and
      fund release actions. The University is half-way through a major growth period, funding resources
      are limited, and state funding support is critical. The unit is a small (7-person) issues-oriented
      group ensuring that state funded projects not only meet University and state objectives but are
      the most cost-effective solution to high-priority needs.

      Budget Office
      One position is open for recruitment, at either the Senior or Principal level dependent upon
      At the Senior Educational Facilities Planner level, the incumbent serves as analyst and writer,
      working closely with the Director or a Principal Planner in development of the University’s
      capital program and Regents budget, evaluation of campus proposals, early identification and
      resolution of problems, and preparation of responses to issues raised during review by the State
      Department of Finance or Legislature. The incumbent will work with campus planning staff to
      collect information, do analyses, solve problems, and ensure the effectiveness of proposals and

      At the Principal Educational Facilities Planner level, the incumbent works under general
      direction, providing technical advice to and consulting with campus, University and State staff in
      the  development, analysis and review of programs and projects. The Principal Educational
      Facilities Planner is responsible for evaluating the feasibility and issues of State funding
      proposals and recommending effective strategies to ensure their success. The incumbent also
      researches and develops recommendations concerning issues of allocations, standards, and
      procedures for the State-funded capital program and works with campus and State staff in their

      Senior Educational Facilities Planner background and experience requirements:
      • College degree, desirably in architecture, planning, or related field
      pertinent to building planning. One or more years of practical work
      experience involving extensive analysis, writing, and problem solving,
      desirably facilities-related and with a public agency. Or a combination of
      education and work experience equivalent to above.
      • Experience and skill in proposal writing, report evaluation, editing,
      preparation of complex documents is essential to position.

      Principal Educational Facilities Planner background and experience
      • Education and Experience: College degree in architecture, planning, or
      field pertinent to building project planning. Three or more years of
      practical work experience including facilities planning and project
      involving extensive analysis and writing. Experience working in a
      university or public agency desirable. Or a combination of education and
      work experience equivalent to above.
      • Experience and skill writing and evaluating proposals, editing, and
      preparation of complex documents is essential to this position.
      • Experience developing oral and written presentations.

      Other requirements (both levels):
      • Analytical skills: Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to identify
      critical issues; ability to quickly research and collect pertinent information,
      and to integrate and use it to define and test alternatives; and ability to
      develop and justify effective recommendations. Requires insightful and
      creative skill in reasoning and logic, and in quantitative analysis.
      • Problem-solving/Collaboration skills: Demonstrated ability to identify
      and evaluate alternative solutions to problems or limitations, and work
      with others constructively to arrive at decisions and support
      • Attention to Detail: Excellent attention to detail.
      • Written Communications skills: Excellent written communications skills
      as demonstrated by the ability to prepare and/or edit complex reports
      involving logical and quantitative analysis, so that they are clearly
      understandable by both technical and lay readers and effectively advance
      and justify a specific proposal or set of recommendations.
      • Oral Communications skills: Excellent oral communications skills that
      demonstrate a professional demeanor and
      ability to interact with others leading to the constructive resolution of
      conflicting views and a successful outcome.
      • Networking skills: Excellent interpersonal and networking skills as
      demonstrated by the ability to interact with others in a consistently
      positive manner.

      Information on applying is available at: