Campus Planner

Fayetteville, AR
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number NC782P

Quick Link for Posting

Working Title Campus Planner

Position Number 10689

Department Facility Planning Admin.

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department

Department Home Page

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

University of Arkansas Facilities Management is now accepting applications for a position within Planning and Design, the division which directs physical planning in support of the university's academic mission. Planning and Design leads a broad range of planning efforts, including land use and master planning, space use analysis, transportation and infrastructure planning, etc. and sets design standards for all campus buildings and landscapes. In addition, the group guides capital projects from project initiation through all phases of design.

The Campus Planner will support the operation of the office in a wide range of tasks. This includes involvement in the oversight of major and minor design projects, administering and explaining campus standards, managing implementation of campus wide projects such as the signage and wayfinding system, meeting with various campus departments to evaluate program needs, communicating with project stakeholders through graphic representations, creating architectural visualizations, scheduling project meetings, updating the Planning and Design website, etc.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, LA ID, Urban Planning, or closely related field
  • At least two years experience in Campus Planning

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes

If yes, please specify Architect or related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least four years in Campus Planning in higher education
  • At least two years supervisor experience
  • Proficient in AutoDesk AutoCad, 3DS Max, Revit; Adobe Creative Suite; Microsoft Office; web content management systems
  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Professional experience in a design studio environment, producing high quality accurate & persuasive 3D models and digital renderings
  • Professional Registration

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and maintain positive relationships with all major constituencies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with university administrators, students, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Ability to work independently, schedule work out over several months, and report on progress

Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.


  • Crouching
  • Grasping
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing


  • Driving
  • Feeling
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Walking


  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Hearing
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sitting
  • Talking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).

Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Overtime Eligible No

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Facilities Management

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $42,000 - $45,000

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry) check
  • Drug screening

Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, MVR check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 07/24/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter/letter of application, and a portfolio.

Portfolios will be collected through

Once you complete your application, you will receive an email in one to two business days with a link to upload your portfolio materials to For questions or assistance with uploading your materials, please contact Human Resources at (479) 575-5351.

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree in architecture, urban planning, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least two years in Campus Planning?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an Architecture License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience with AutoDesk AutoCad?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status


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