University of California, Davis

As one of the leading public research universities in the United States, we are known for our commitment to sustainability, standout academics and unmatched school spirit. Capital and Space Planning (C&SP) is part of Campus Planning, Facilities & Safety (CPFS) and is responsible for providing space resource planning and analysis, and space management.  C&SP plans, builds, renovates and maintains the campus physical infrastructure, applying the highest standards of green and sustainable technology in alignment with the campus academic plan. -

Salary: S4,559.50- $8,207.17/mo. – Salary commensurate with experience

Final Filing Date:  10-14-2015

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director for Capital and Space Planning, this position is responsible for providing analysis, information, and recommendations to senior campus leadership on space planning, policy and implementation of space-related initiatives on the Davis campus.

The incumbent will assist the campus in responding to space resource requests related to campus space allocation and make recommendations for assignments of space to both academic and administrative divisions and departments.

This position coordinates with management, stakeholders and subject experts within and outside the institution to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding space policy and allocation. Sits on campus planning committees, playing an advisory and/or analytical role, and often participating in the implementation of the plan by coordinating with other campus units.

Required Experience


Bachelor's Degree preferably in an area related to Planning, Business Administration, Public Policy, Higher Education Policy, and/or a related field. Equivalent work experience will be considered.

Experience providing analysis involving complex issues and data sources, including analytical techniques, writing, metrics and data sources for assessing facility utilization.

Experience related to resource planning and assessing programmatic needs.

Proactive analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and management skills to independently research, evaluate, and develop proposed solutions to complex problems and solutions. Ability to understand and articulate secondary effects of proposed solutions.

Expert knowledge and use of spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software.

Oral and written communications skills appropriate for individual, group and formal communications. Ability to interact with diverse stakeholders and leaders to accurately and appropriately present complex data, problems, and proposed solutions to facilitate decision-making.

Skills to prepare visual reporting tools, including charts, graphs, flow charts, and other graphics to clearly and concisely communicate complex material and sequential relationships.

Skill to negotiate and/or mediate in a non-confrontational and professional manner.  

-Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in an institution of higher education.

Experience related to space policy, planning and management.

Experience utilizing database software to track space allocations and related metrics in an institutional setting.

Familiarity with UC space planning concepts, processes, policies, and reporting requirements.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Reference Code: 
Requisition #03015032