Planning Manager #109182

The Universities at Shady Grove
Rockville, Maryland
May 18, 2017
Jun 22, 2017
Engineering, Other
Full Time

Duties and responsibilities
The USG campus encompasses 50 acres with a regional stormwater pond and other sensitive environmental feature, 3 educational facilities approximately 310,000 gsf, 2 parking garages encompassing 1300 parking spaces, and various surface lots.

USG is growing and is currently constructing a 4th building that will be a 220,000 gsf Biomedical Science & Engineering Education Building. In addition to new construction, multiple interior renovations and space conversions continue to be placing greater demands on existing resources.

The primary purpose of the Planning Manager position is to support the Director of Facilities and Planning in managing the initiatives and financial resources of the department. This will ensure that the goals of the institution and the mission of the facilities and planning department are successfully achieved. Specifically, the position will be responsible for oversight in the planning, funding and implementing facilities renewals, and initiating sustainability objectives.

The position will also liaison for campus regulatory permitting (MDE, DNR, County, etc), develop funding (internal and external) options (Pepco, MEA, USM, etc.), project management, and the development of departmental policies.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science, Communications, Business, and/or related field required.

At least five years of experience in developing and implementing facilities planning, project management, environmental and sustainability planning, public policy, and/or related areas.

Experience in design and construction, facilities, financial resource management, and presenting complex information.

Experience conducting and implementing facility planning and facility renewal programs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Diverse knowledge and practical experience in implementing environmental management and safety programs
  • Understanding of EPA/MDE/OSHA/MOSH regulations, policies, and guidance.
  • Strong technical background in project management.
  • Knowledge of current design and construction management practices.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data to evaluate risk and compliance with applicable regulations and standards of practice.
  • Ability to effectively work with numerous regulatory agencies, a multiple-level reporting structure, and all levels of the university organization.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize programs, goals, and efforts.
  • Experience in emergency response and the investigation of emergencies and incidents.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, including development and presentation of Departmental initiatives to all audiences.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to identify and research new issues and effectively/accurately develop positions/policies/procedures to facilitate compliance with regulations and established standards of care.
  • Higher Education experience specific to facilities, planning, and project management.

Benefits offered: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 14 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage.

To Apply:

Best Considered By: June 5th, 2017

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