Facilities Planner

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Facilities Planner

Date Posted: 10/15/2020
Req ID:1502
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Facilities Management & Space Planning
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

About us:

Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.


Your Opportunity:

The Facilities Management and Space Planning office manages a complex set of facilities for the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, on campus and off – and is responsible for consultation, planning, design and implementation of sophisticated, complicated projects for highly specialized research and academic needs.

As Facilities Planner, you will collaborate with our team of architects, planners and operations specialists and work in close partnership with our University counterparts in Project Development, Facilities and Services and Project Management to independently manage projects, conduct research related to physical planning, and provide specialized guidance to our departments and colleagues. Your exceptional customer service skills, design acumen and creative thinking will enable you to realize complex projects and help us fulfill time-sensitive goals and objectives.

Your responsibilities will include:

    Developing space programs for the Faculty’s capital projects of all sizes by conducting space utilization studies, analyzing inventory usage, planned enrolments, staffing and project specific criteriaProviding direction to departments planning the development or redevelopment of capital facilities at the Faculty based on specialized expertiseParticipate in the development of and recommend modifications to space standards and methodology based on specialized architectural expertiseConsulting with other agents and agencies of the Faculty, University and external consultants as required by the various aspects of facilities management and space planningMaintaining knowledge of architectural principles and trends, the University’s space standards and acquiring and maintaining knowledge of technical conventions, practices and protocols specific to various departments and programs within the Faculty

Essential Qualifications:

    A licensed professional architect or engineerMinimum seven years’ applicable experience in the field of design and constructionExperience managing construction projects of varying complexity and involving statistical and facilities analysisAdvanced proficiency with CAD software for plans and 3-D drawings, and spreadsheets/analytical softwareExcellent written (including report writing) and oral communication skillsStrong interpersonal, organizational, analytical and numerical skillsProven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholdersAbility to effectively manage expectations and negotiate regarding project requirements and/or changesDemonstrated initiative, ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, meet established deadlines, and achieve results in a highly complex environmentHigh level of accuracy required while working under pressureSound judgment, tact, patience, and sensitivity to the diverse needs of client

Assets (Nonessential):

    Project management training and/or certificationKnowledge of laboratory or other research and teaching environments


To be successful in this role, you will be:

    Goal orientedCommunicatorDiplomaticMulti-taskerProblem solver

This is a term position, ending December 2022.

Closing Date: 11/05/2020,11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 3 -- Hiring Zone: $80,259 - $93,636 -- Broadband Salary Range: $80,259 - $133,765
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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Posted: 10/17/2020
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