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Architectural Planner, Campus Planning

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Architectural Planner, Campus Planning

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Senior Staff Assistant

Campus Planning

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Position Summary

The Office of Capital Planning is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of budget and capital facilities planning efforts for the campus consistent with the strategic aspirations of the University. The office integrates budgeting and facilities planning activities for the entire university. The Architectural Planner will report to the Director and be part of a professional team responsible for these planning efforts and overall campus space management.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Developing an academic space utilization plan within the context of financial, political and administrative bureaucracy.
  • Finding solutions to campus space problems resulting from constantly evolving demands as units expand, shrink, are created, or involved in campus relocations.
  • Project programming and project management.
  • Building personal relationships throughout the entire University community to develop an understanding of their needs and how the bureaucratic processes work.
  • A high degree of skill and diplomacy is necessary to resolve complex issues important to the Campus.
To be successful in this role, you must be a good problem solver, with strong interpersonal skills and self-motivated.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree in an applicable field is required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Architectural license is preferred.
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Susan Larimer

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Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President

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