Under the general direction on the Chief Operating Officer of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), provides a high level of coordination and expertise for the planning and development of CLAS construction projects, renovations and space management. Becomes an integral part of renovation/design/construction teams to represent faculty interests. Incumbents in the position are also required to develop, implement and maintain a space information system that assures accurate physical space utilization and inventory of all the buildings occupied by CLAS at the Storrs campus (18 buildings) as well as CLAS space at the regional campuses (including Marine Science at Avery Point and Dept of Public Policy in Hartford).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops, manages, maintains and updates a complex computerized asset management system and databases to facilitate and expedite the usability, accuracy, integrity and availability of data for CLAS building planning and space utilization purposes.
Work with individual departments to understand room usage
Develop plans to maximize room utilization
Maintain database of future space needs and solutions
Respond to various requests for reports and documentation concerning the functional use of facilities and space to assist College in long range planning
Keep abreast of technological developments, which are related to the development or modification of computerized systems; review, evaluates and recommends support tolls software and related technology
Develop and maintain commitment list of all CLAS renovation and construction projects
Work with Academic Renovations to oversee project development and construction schedules
Contact Department Heads about incoming faculty members, identifying space needs and solutions
Identify areas of CLAS space that should be on planning lists for future renovations
Serve as point of contact for post occupancy requests from end-users during project closeout
CLAS Representative to Design Development and New Construction
Represent CLAS faculty in design development, schematic design and construction meetings
Act as a liaison between faculty and architectural team, insuring that the team talks to the right faculty, that the faculty needs are heard and addressed
Negotiate competing department space needs and wants
Be aware of university standards and help faculty understand them as well
Work with design team on building finishes and furnishing needs
CLAS Facilities Representative
Work with facilities to manage building maintenance and repair for all CLAS buildings
Provide support to building managers if their issues are not resolved
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, planning, building construction technology or closely related field
4 years experience in space planning, construction and /or design management of buildings
Demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability to manage computer-based facilities and space management systems, including the use of GIS and CAD
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, University planning and construction teams as well as architectural teams
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of Space Management
Considerable knowledge of University facilities, space inventory and management
In-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, Archibus, Adobe Photoshop, web-editing, Microsoft office and windows products
Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints
This is a full-time, 12-month position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waiver at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate’s background and experience
Please apply online at UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions to submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018425) The position will remain open until filled.
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Internal Number: 2018425
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