Job no: 251011-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Architecture and Engineering Services
This position will provide physical planning, design and
development services in the Department of Campus Planning and
Landscape Architecture (CPLA) within Facilities Planning &
Delivery, in the Division of Facilities Planning and Management at
the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Work is performed under the
general supervision of the Director of Campus Planning and
Campus Planning leads the development and implementation of the
Campus Master Plan, School/College/Division unit Facilities Master
Plans and the advance planning initiatives that result from those
high level, guiding facilities planning documents. The Senior
Campus Planner will lead unit master plans, develop proposed
facilities massing/blocking scenario planning options for
implementation, assist in the development of Biennial Capital
Budgets and the Six-Year Capital Development Plan in direct
coordination with deans/directors from schools, colleges and
divisions and facilities leadership. The position will also manage
the historic & cultural resources program in cooperation with
the director as the lead. Scenario planning will include
coordinated team efforts with staff in the offices of Space
Management and Real Estate Services, Capital Planning and Project
Delivery within the Department of Facilities Planning and Delivery
as well as leadership in the UW-Madison schools, colleges and
divisions including working with deans, directors and facilities
The successful candidate must be able to translate the functional
needs of schools, college and division into facility programs and
plans that are coordinated with Facilities Planning &
Management and institutional strategic goals. All planning is in
coordination with the approved Campus Master Plan and guided by
unit facilities master plans. The incumbent must be comfortable
working in a highly iterative, multi-year facilities planning
environment that is both at the site specific and macro scale of
The management of the historic and cultural resources program for
the University of Wisconsin-Madison also plays an important role in
defining our physical and educational environment. The university
is home to an extensive collection of historic buildings,
districts, landscapes, archaeological sites and public art.
Managing these resources is an important part of defining who we
are, documenting where we have been, and a reminder to all users of
what this great university has accomplished. Successfully managing
and protecting these resources is a key component of being good
stewards of our precious campus resources and is integral to the
development of our long-range campus development plan. Management
of these historic resources is also required under State Statutes
44.40 and 157.70 and is a required component of our six-year
capital improvement plan as part of the state's biennial capital
budget process. This position plays a key role in assuring our
historic and cultural resources are used wisely and managed for
The position requires excellent communication skills and the
ability to work independently while maintaining a commitment to
strong team dynamics in all aspects of the work. The position will
initially be a hybrid, remote work/work in office work modality for
the first 6 months and then be re-evaluated for any changes.
The Division of Facilities Planning and Management is committed to
promoting respect and civility in the workplace. Staff serves as
role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with
customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. The
mission of Facilities Planning and Management is to provide
excellence in facilities and services to our university community,
providing a physical environment which supports learning, working,
living, and playing. The organization is committed to stewardship
of resources in support of the academic, research, outreach, and
strategic objectives of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
About the Job:
Landscape Architect (FP091)
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Bachelor's Degree eith major studies in architecture, architectural
engineering, planning, urban design, or other facilities planning
and design related fields.
Registration as a licensed design professional (architect,
landscape architect, engineer, interior designer, or certified
- A minimum 8 years of experience in architecture, urban design,
planning or related field.
- Demonstrated experience in developing program statements,
building massing diagrams, high level capital project cost
estimates and facilities planning studies in a large institutional
- Demonstrated experience in historic and cultural resources
- Demonstrated experience in large scale site planning with a good
understanding of utility systems, building practices and municipal
entitlement/zoning requirements as they related to facilities
- Effective oral and written communication skills including
- Excellent attention to details in all aspects of work.
- Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
- Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills to resolve
- Skill and commitment to provide high quality customer service,
efficiently and effectively.
- Strong graphic skills in site planning, diagramming, and report
- Knowledge of administrative structures and functional
requirements for facilities in higher education.
- Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, MS Office (including Excel,
- Proficiency with graphic presentation tools (PowerPoint,
Illustrator, InDesign, and SketchUp).
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety
protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain
subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
- Ten plus years of progressively responsible, professional
experience (beyond degree) in physical facilities planning and
design in a large, complex organization.
- Strong facilitation and group dynamic skills that can bring
consensus within diverse stakeholder groups.
- Project experience with higher education issues, trends, and
- Ability to effectively manage multiple complex projects with
- A demonstrated understanding of integrated planning for higher
- Ability to work independently while maintaining strong team
- Ability to organize, evaluate and present complex information
- Ability to establish and maintain professional working
relationships across a wide range of individuals from across all
levels of the organization including upper management and client
- An understanding of Geographic Information Systems (ESRI
products) and their use in higher education facilities planning
- Advanced graphic presentation tools.
- Interest in campus sustainability and resiliency.
- Ability to support and encourage diversity in the
A712000-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/CPLA/CPLA
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
How to Apply:
To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply
for this position you will need to upload a resume and cover
letter. We will also require contact information for three
professional references, one of which must be your current
supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without
A criminal background check will be conducted on all
In the event you are required to work in or around animal
facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring
their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or
national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a
foreign national authorized to work in the United States without
need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of
your appointment, and maintain eligibility without sponsorship
throughout your appointment.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
Prof Landscape Architect(FP091) or Professional Engineer(FP138) or
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
Jan 18 2022 Central Standard Time
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