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Facility Manager

Miami University
Ohio, United States
$67,500.00 - $77,500.00
Posted Date
Mar 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary:


This position is responsible for facility planning duties including: assist the Director of Planning, Architecture & Engineering with general facility/campus planning; development and maintenance of space management documents and reports; space planning; maintenance, organization and continued development of facilities/planning software programs; needs assessment and development of project programs of requirement; feasibility studies. Functional management responsibilities of administrative specialists and student employees will be required. Requires coordination with Associate Architects and Engineers, various University Departments and Committees, the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, other State and local government agencies.

Duties/Physical Demands:

1. Develops facility space management documents and files including: database of space utilization statistics; space assignments; space quantities and linked graphic floor plans. Maintains and organizes the facility space management files for data reporting and analysis. Coordinates efforts closely with internal and external agencies including: the Provost’s Office; the Office of the Registrar; and the Ohio Board of Regents.
2. Organizes and coordinates with the Facility Resource Center CADD system files containing building plans and campus maps showing buildings, streets, parking lots, walkways, sport fields, recreational fields, parks, etc. and all incoming data including activities related to space management, plan files, construction document archives, resources library and any other facility and space management related materials as needed to maintain space management oversight.
3. Participates in Space Utilization Group and Campus Planning Committee meetings and assists the Director of Planning, Architecture & Engineering in supporting the activities of these committees.
4. Actively involved in the development of long-range facility capital plans for all academic and administrative departments -- including developing and or overseeing feasibility studies, master plans, reports and presentations to assist in strategic long-range planning and facility development required.
5. Develops Program of Requirements for specific projects and assists in project initiation from a planning perspective.
6. Provides space-planning documents for temporary and permanent departmental relocations and reorganizations. Also helps coordinate move management for resultant relocations as needed with various University entities.
7. Supports Divisional LEAN continuous improvement efforts, sustainability initiatives, customer service philosophy, and productivity expectations with a focus on: effective and efficient space planning with flexible and highly utilized space use solutions for the University.
8. Assists in the development and implementation of Planning, Architecture, and Engineering (PAE) divisional goals and objectives, develops and pursues personal goals and objectives that are in alignment with and supportive of divisional goals.


Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Planning, Architecture or related field, and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in a similar or related position including personal computing responsibilities. OR
- Associate's degree in Planning, Architecture or related field, and a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in a similar or related position including personal computing responsibilities. OR
- A minimum of nine (9) years' experience in a similar or related position including personal computing responsibilities.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with facility planning and design for public institutions of higher education is highly desirable. Also desirable is knowledge of CADD, facility and space management software, and its application to planning and design process.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This position requires a broad understanding of planning and architectural/space programming and a general understanding of all related architectural, engineering, and interior design disciplines. It is important that this individual have the ability with, or to learn, computer systems and software to oversee the coordination and management of all computer activities related to the division’s facility planning and space management efforts, especially AutoCAD and FM Systems. The ability to learn the FM Systems space management program and effectively utilize it in daily facility planning duties. Basic management skills are needed to assign tasks to other staff and coordinate and supervise their activities. The ability to organize, prioritize and perform under pressure in both public and internal department capacity is paramount.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act: Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.   As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. Labor Law Posters for Applicants: Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). Benefits Eligible:


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