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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is recruiting for a Facilities Space Planner in support of its mission to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
The Facilities Space Planner is a member of the NHLBI Space + Design Branch, which has three primary responsibilities – to maintain a comprehensive database of all NHLBI space, coordinate day to day facility needs through minor alterations, and act as an owner’s representative for all renovation projects. Managing the 350,000 square feet space portfolio and associated processes will be the Facilities Space Planner’s main duty.
Actively manages the 350,000 sqft space portfolio to ensure records are accurate in both CAD base files and Planon application
Updates CAD floor plans based on surveyed conditions
Makes recommendations for improved space utilization
Acts as the NHLBI business owner for the IWMS Planon Application
Works in the Planon system to update data records, space-poly-lining, generate reports, and enhance the system’s functionality
Work to continually enhance performance and readability of the Planon space database
Prepares space reports, space allocation memos, and space planning presentations for Space + Design Branch Chief
Performs analyses to ensure occupancy and utilization are maximized across the portfolio
Conduct field measurement and verification surveys
Identify and drive business process requirements and expansion of Planon functionality
Collaborate with IT development team to implement enhancements to functionality
Works with Project Architects to develop and refine Planon-compatible standards for AutoCAD drawings and products
Assists with the annual rent validation process
Manages functionality of NHLBI’s Rees equipment monitoring system database
Initiates, coordinates, and implements special Division programs and projects
Full-time, contract position
Salary up to $65,000 based on experience and/or education
Benefits: health and wellness benefits available
To be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading of "Facilities Space Planner". Candidate submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we actively prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, women, and people who are differently-abled to apply. Interested candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident authorized to work in the U.S.
Bachelor’s (BA/BS) degree from accredited 4-year university in Architecture/Interior Design or related field
Expert level AutoCAD technical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with BOMA standards
Proficient Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, other project management or facility planning tools
Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize complex tasks
Ability to manage and simultaneously coordinate high-priority short and long-term projects
US Citizenship or permanent residency required
About National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The NIH, NHLBI, Office of Intramural Management, Space + Design Branch acts as an internal owner’s representative in Support of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The Space + Design Branch maintains an extensive, multi-user database of all NHLBI space, coordinates day to day workplace needs through service requests, and manages renovation projects varying $50K-$3M in scale.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
The NHLBI stimulates basic discoveries about the causes of disease, enables the translation of basic discoveries into clinical practice, fosters training and mentoring of emerging scientists and physicians, and communicates research advances to the public. It creates and supports a robust, colla...borative research infrastructure in partnership with private and public organizations, including academic institutions, industry, and other government agencies. The Institute collaborates with patients, families, health care professionals, scientists, professional societies, patient advocacy groups, community organizations, and the media to promote the application of research results and leverage resources to address public health needs. The NHLBI also collaborates with international organizations to help reduce the burden of heart, lung, and blood diseases worldwide.