Associate Vice President, Campus & Strategic Planning
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|Job Category||Facilities and Infrastructure Planning|
Reporting to the Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management, the Associate Vice President of Campus and Strategic Planning is responsible for planning, design standards, transportation coordination, cost analysis, feasibility studies, and administration for all construction and renovation or modification of existing infrastructure on the University’s campuses. Working with University leadership, the AVP develops and maintains the campus master plan, capital improvements plan, and space management.
The AVP assists the Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management in the day-to-day management decisions regarding master planning and space management. The AVP will advocate and execute programs to ensure the innovative implementation of facility management technology to support the University in its mission to provide a living and learning campus.
The AVP of Campus and Strategic Planning is a critical leadership position within the Office of Planning and Facilities Management. This newly created position has three direct reports with overall fiscal responsibility of between $2-3M, and includes the following areas of responsibility:
• Directing campus master planning, space planning, programming, and sustainable land use for Georgetown University by leading the development and maintenance of the 20 year master plan and the detailed five-year Capital Improvement Plan.
• Preparing comprehensive master plans that identify major land use issues, building sites, utility infrastructure, parking and transportation, open and planted spaces, and neighborhood impacts.
• Working with city officials and committees, consultants, and local political and community representatives to solicit input for the master planning process, addressing concerns that are raised, and preparing plans with widespread support to fully integrate campus/master plan into the broader context of community development and sustainability.
• Presenting plans and programs in private and public forums to high level University, city and community leadership.
• Reviewing, advising, and conducting complex analysis and development studies in support of major University programs, including analysis of new, controversial, and/or complex problems, and planning and conducting experimental studies involving architecture and engineering disciplines that result in new design guidelines intended to have a profound effect on program or mission capability and operating procedures.
• Developing capital improvements plan considering University priorities, providing analysis of project requests, determining project classifications such as deferred maintenance, capital renewal, capital improvement, and capital construction.
• Developing capital budget projections as part of the Capital Improvements Plan process and directing the conversion of long-term project plans into the Capital Improvements Plan and individual year line item construction programs.
• Developing and coordinating technical architectural engineering programs, cost reports, projections, and general background for capital expenditures.
• Coordinating capital projects with the facilities management, utilities, transportation, project management, and design services divisions, and participating in the selection process for architect and engineering design teams.
• Ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, policies, and financial regulations.
• Coordinating campus transportation needs via highly technical transportation analyses to form the basis for future recommendations while undertaking public outreach programs with a high level of public interaction with community, city, and business leaders regarding transportation plans and issues.
Advice and Guidance
• Consulting with management, donors, University leadership, and other departments and planning personnel in preparing requirements and criteria for complex and high value construction projects.
• Providing guidance and technical advice to various staff and specialists within the organization, and resolving technical difficulties by changes in approach, criteria, or requirements.
• Representing the University and serving as the liaison with other planning and development entities in the District of Columbia Government and the Old Georgetown Board.
• Providing expert advice to department chairs with respect to planning issues, and coordinating with these offices with respect to campus-wide facilities, space planning and master planning issues.
• Coordinating with the Director of Utilities to develop long-range plans for energy, steam, chilled water, and other utility-related features while ensuring coordination with the Office of Sustainability to support broad sustainability initiatives and goals.
• Providing reports and statistical information for related areas, participating in meetings with peers from other universities and agencies, and representing the University with other agencies on matters concerning transportation and facilities planning.
• Interacting with the entire Georgetown community to proactively develop and implement the Capital Improvements Plan and University master plan.
Supervisory and Management
• Performing administrative and human resource management functions relating to staff.
• Establishing guidelines and performance expectations for staff to be clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.
• Providing guidance and counsel to staff relating to work and administrative matters, while monitoring compliance and taking disciplinary measures as appropriate.
• Attending safety classes to stay up to date and reinforce safety awareness, following applicable safety rules, and instructing subordinate employees about proper procedures, methods, and safety rules.
• 15 plus years of experience in Engineering, Architecture, or Urban Planning
• A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred
Desired Technical Qualifications and Specialized Certifications:
• PE - Professional Engineering License
• AIA – American Institute Architect License
• CFM - Certified Facility Manager certification
• LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
• AICP – American Institute of Certified Planners
Georgetown University offers attractive benefits, including a tuition assistance plan. We encourage qualified applicants to submit a cover letter and resume online to job number 2013-1515B.
Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace.