Develop and maintain space data to support strategic recommendations by university leadership; analyze facility needs, develop proposals, make recommendations for space allocations, the management of space, space improvement and capital projects
Develop options, based upon knowledge of programmatic needs, institutional resources, priorities and metrics for utilization of existing, new or reassigned space
Assist the Space Manager and other staff in the advancement of space driven project requests
Gather, analyze and compile programmatic information to support and prepare reports and plans; attend meetings to collect requirements, present findings and recommendations
Create and present schematic designs (conceptual test fit plans) and recommendations to support space planning efforts to stakeholders
Partner with Capital Project Management and University Construction Services/FM Design on projects which involve move and relocation sequencing and execution; facilitate discussions and assist with creation of schedules and space assignments as needed
Monitor and track space requests to ensure drawings are updated in a timely fashion; review of architectural as-built drawings with the CAD Administrator and report on any inconsistencies
Creates, reviews and maintains floor plans of existing facilities by conducting field verifications when necessary
Ability to identify space trends and their drivers to develop recommendations which drive efficiency and improved space utilization
Generate and use predictive modeling, data mining and other statistical analyses to optimize space performance and improved user experience
Uncover solutions hidden in data, extract meaning from and interpret data from statistics, productivity determining ideal placement, adjacencies to inform new space plans
Influence space decisions through advanced statistical techniques and concepts
Identify and develop tools that can be used to identify inefficiencies and provide recommendations to optimize productivity of space
Determine best practices to ensure accuracy of data; identify and capture data which can be used in reporting but is not accessible today
Develop data strategies utilizing program data, departmental data, demographic data, etc.
Gain expertise in all facets of the academic/institutional organization, through both internal and external sources; stay current on those issues that most impact assigned functions
Participates in creation and maintenance of playbooks, workflows, instructional documents, program templates and tools
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation(s)
Steward of university and unit-level policies and procedures and university assets
Other duties as assigned
BA / BA degree and 5 years of related experience or a combination of education and experience equal to nine years.
Internal Number: 327169
About University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.