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Campus Facilities Planner

Job Summary

The Campus Facilities Planner serves as Campus Liaison to the College’s Vice Provost for Facilities Management as well as a liaison with project architects and engineers, District Facilities Planning, District Facilities Maintenance Operations, District Facilities Architectural/Engineering Planning, Design and Construction, Campus Services staff, Campus Administration, and Campus personnel affected by facilities projects. This position is on-call for all facilities questions and/or problems that may arise while projects are under construction..

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors the condition of all campus facilities (exterior & interior) and related campus site features and structures; documents and reports safety to life issues, deficiencies in facilities infrastructure systems, cleanliness, appearance, aesthetics and interior décor and follows up to ensure all documented concerns are addressed/corrected 
  • Facilitates planning and project administration on all campus capital outlay renovation, remodeling and new construction projects
  • Develops, coordinates and maintains the campus capital outlay priority lists, status reports, space utilization and inventory reports
  • Coordinates capital outlay projects execution and personnel moves
  • Oversees campus master planning processes
  • Participates in the development of project budget and schedule, pre-design project analysis process and design process
  • Facilitates preparation of educational specifications
  • Collaborates with facilities project managers in resolving issues concerning construction management issues
  • Reviews design documents for compliance with submitted educational specifications
  • Reviews, analyzes, and assists in the evaluation of issues pertaining to new and existing facility maintenance, renovations and construction projects
  • Responsible for Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment budgeting, procurement and installation on all capital outlay projects, recommends purchase of new and maintains the inventory of existing furniture
  • Serves as facilities consultant to Campus Administration
  • Prepares State Department of Education documents and related material as required by external agencies which have funded capital outlay projects
  • Interprets state regulations and administers related College procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college in Architecture, Facilities Management, Construction Management or related field and five (5) years of experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Must be on-call for all facilities questions and/or problems that may arise while projects are under construction
  • General knowledge of local and state building codes and ADA requirements
  • Knowledge of office and classroom layout, remodeling and renovation
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and work well under limited time constraints
  • Excellent communication skills, computing, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multiethnic environment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Essential Position

  • This function/position has been designated as "critical". This means that it has job duties that affect the security, safety or physical operation of the College, and are required to work at the Emergency Operations Center and/or have access to the incident scene once normal campus operations have been suspended.

Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.


Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the College’s Equity Officer: Dr. Joy C. Ruff, at (305) 237-2577 (Voice) or 711 (Relay Service).