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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 050070
    Title: Space Planning Manager
    Pay Grade: 61
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Plans and organizes the activities of personnel engaged in facilities space planning for all departments and ensures that procedures and other operations are consistent with current laws and university policy.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is third in a series of three classifications. It is distinguished from the Space Planner, Senior in that incumbents plan and administer the entire space planning function including full budgetary and policy development responsibilities.

    Example of Duties:
    • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
    • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
    • Develops long range plans for facilities projects, schedules work projects, monitors work in progress and inspects finished projects.
    • Develops, establishes and controls the methods, procedures and systems to increase overall effectiveness of facilities utilization and management.
    • Prepares complex and technical statistical analyses, reports and surveys related to space.
    • Provides information and consultation on costs of planned projects and budgetary planning related to space planning to deans, department heads and directors.
    • Develops, implements and maintains a comprehensive facilities management computer system.
    • Reviews facilities information data and other reports to ensure that each original project involving space planning is implemented.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of space utilization and facilities management.
    • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field AND five years of facilities space management experience which includes two years supervisory experience; OR,
      • Associate's degree in Business Administration or related field AND seven years of facilities space management experience which includes two years supervisory experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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