Department Description Functioning under the umbrella of the Facilities Planning and Development Division at UC Davis Health, the Facilities Planning Department is responsible for advising and assisting UC Davis Health's leadership with the planning, oversight, and allocation of investments in future and existing capital and space improvements on the UC Davis Health Sacramento Campus. Facilities Planning (in coordination with the UC Davis Main Campus) provides guidance and oversight of UC Davis Health's Capital Improvement Program and capital project approval process; manages and advises upon the allocation of spatial resources and capital and lease investments; provides space utilization assessments and transition planning services; and oversees real property (leased) as tenant representative for UC Davis Health. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 2/19/20Salary Range : $6,150.00 to $12,991.67Salary Frequency : MonthlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100Shift Hour : DayLocation : Facilities Planning, FSSB, Suite 3010City : SacramentoUnion Representation : NoBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe Planning Specialist 4 acts as a technical lead in planning, developing space, programming, and managing projects between $10M to $100M for UC Davis Health's large and complex research facilities working with a broad cross-section of academic and administrative leaders and stakeholders. Projects at this level have prominent significance within the campus, require Chancellor approval and involve the direction of multiple high-level design and engineering professionals..
A degree in engineering, construction management, sciences, business, policy, design, or any closely related field and/or equivalent experience working with research programs and/or research facilities.
Experience with building space planning, programming, funding and utilization, with responsibility for assembling and evaluating information and preparing reports with respect to new and revised concepts of building space allocation standards and utilization.
Advanced knowledge and experience in space needs assessment, space program development, and facility master planning in an academic research setting.
Experience and skills to develop and apply standards appropriate to facility use and functional programmatic objective with an emphasis in research facilities and activities.
Knowledge of translational and clinical research including the identification of facilities issues relating to efficient operation.
Knowledge of major research trends and issues that affect basic, translational and clinical research programs.
Knowledge of research focuses and activities of all of the School of Medicine's basic and clinical departments, formalized center and organized research units.
Experience and skills to perform program evaluation studies and financial feasibility analyses. Demonstrated experience in writing clear and concise documents for high-level administrative review.
Advanced degree in a research related field or certification related to research facilities planning, design, or construction.
Knowledge of and skills to apply analytical methodologies and techniques associated with program planning, development and implementation.
Leadership skills to lead project committees and manage large and complex professional teams.
Working knowledge of building codes and regulatory requirements for basic, translational and clinical research facilities.
Experience to balance multiple competing priorities and deadlines.
Financial skills to prepare, monitor and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates and review payment requests.
Experience and/or skills to read architectural floor plans and construction documents and understand and interpret mechanical, electrical and plumbing requirements related to basic, translational and clinical research facilities.
Analytical skills to allow understanding of a stated problem, and the ability to identify needed information and gather it from a variety of sources; accord each piece of information the appropriate weight and consideration; and reach fair and logical conclusions and recommendations.
Knowledge and ability to use basic mathematics and statistical methods, quantitative analysis, and evaluative and business planning techniques.
Organizational skills to prioritize workload and meet deadlines; to develop and carry out plans for completing projects in an efficient and timely manner; and to develop and maintain records and paperwork in a logical, readable manner.
Ability to react with flexibility and patience, and maintain efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy under sustained and immediate pressure created by a heavy workload, frequent interruptions and multiple requests.
Ability to use spreadsheets, databases, word processing and other computer programs to complete critical reports and documents.
Special RequirementsThis position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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