Assistant Director, Planning and Facilities

Tucson, AZ
Feb 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Senior VP Health Sciences

Department Website Link:


UAHS - Phoenix


Phoenix, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Assistant Director for Planning and Facilities, University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) reports directly to the Executive Director for Planning and Facilities, UAHS and manages planning and facilities issues and activities for UAHS on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC). This position ensures coordination through and with the PBC AVP for Business Affairs with University entities and other PBC constituents.

With direction and coordination from the UAHS Planning and Facilities Tucson office, the Assistant Director for Planning and Facilities is a full time position that oversees and works with the appropriate UAHS College Deans and/or Assistant Deans and department Chairs for all renovation and new construction projects, space management and planning activities for UAHS at the PBC.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:


Ensures strategic goals and space needs of UAHS leadership and colleges are effectively represented and met by participating in and coordinating with the PBC AVP for Business Affairs and the Executive Director for Planning & Facilities related to campus master planning and facility use planning. Co-Chairs the PBC Planning Committee.

Capital Projects

Participates in campus master planning, preliminary project planning and programming and coordination with the PBC AVP for Business Affairs, UA Planning, Design & Construction project managers, consultants and end users. Initiates and prepares information to PDC for CDP requests for UAHS PBC projects. Address issues throughout construction that require input from users, may attend construction meetings and advises the Executive Director on project status and any potential problems that could impact the project budget or schedule.

Space Management

Ensures all UAHS space inventories, leases and building data for the PBC and Phoenix metropolitan area are kept up-to-date and accurate at all times. Provides data and information and advices UAHS Dean's and Department Heads as well as the UAHS and COM-P Space Committees on options to address space needs for existing and new UAHS PBC programs.


Assists UAHS constituents in planning and programming, preliminary schematic design and furniture layout, procuring estimates, obtaining funding approvals, and coordinating with the PBC AVP for Business Affairs on UAHS projects involving Risk Management, Facilities Management, UITS and Planning, Design & Construction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Master's degree preferred.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$52,024 - $75,145

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Campus Planning

Job Function:

Facil, Grounds, & Infra

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Angie [email protected] // 520-626-4789

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.