The Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction is seeking to hire an Associate Director II (Associate Director of Planning) to oversee the development of all projects and ensure they proceed through the appropriate phases in accordance with Office and University policies and procedures; provide leadership in overseeing of the day-to-day operations of Project Planning and Project Development staff of 4-5 within CPDC; and be responsible for developing and implementing information technology driven work-flow processes and procedures.
Management of Process Work Flow and Feasibility Studies. - Responsible for the management of the intake and distribution project workflow through office in an integrated manner. This includes departmental feasibility studies with cost estimates, capital projects planning via facilities condition database, and phased major renovations planning. - Responsible for the development and review of feasibility study requests from departments and colleges. - Responsible for review of regulatory and codes requirements to ensure compliance, develop and present alternatives, then evaluate alternatives and make recommendation to director based on estimated costs, building implications, programmatic adjacencies, etc.
Development, Oversight, Review and Approval of Program Development - Responsible for the review and approval for all project programs on functional improvements project, major renovation, and new construction projects, with authority to hold projects with insufficient programmatic development.
Facilitation of Campus Space Planning Decision Making Processes - Support of Campus Facilities Planning Board, Director CPDC, Chief Facilities Officer, and Director of Budget in all aspects of the project planning decision making process. - Develop and maintain Campus Facilities Planning Board policies and procedures, develop meeting agendas and produce meeting minutes. Assist Director CPDC and Chief Facilities Officer in facilitating process.
Space Management - Responsible for all campus space management from all nine million square feet of campus, including the selection, implementation, and management of information technology tool used for space management. - Support the Director and Chief Facilities Officer in space and move planning, by providing alternative courses of action and recommendations.
Programmatic Oversight - Responsible for the development and oversight of the capital planning process, special project phased planning, and implementation of Physical Access Plan; as well as ensuring synergistic phasing of projects to ensure the optimized usage of university financial resources to maximize capital renewal benefit.
Liaison with Municipality and Regulatory Bodies - Responsible for the guidance of projects through regulatory approval and permitting processes with the assistance of directly reporting campus planner.
Registered Architect, Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and 10 years of relevant project design development, and regulatory approval and permitting experience. Plus 4 years of experience supervising professional level staff.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across levels (verbal and written), collaborate, and attention to details.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Service...s and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.