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Campus Planner

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Posting Date

9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Campus Planner
UW System Title:  Facilities Architect

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Director of Facilities Management and Planning and participates in capital planning, budget preparation, space planning and design, and project management.  This professional position functions under limited supervision and is responsible for researching and developing complex documents that pertain to the needs of higher education.  Responsibilities will include site and transportation planning, architectural and mechanical systems, space planning, construction budgeting, and compliance with International Building Code and other regulatory requirements.  The position will prepare documents that support the university's capital planning process in a way that is consistent with UW System policies and procedures.  Additionally, this position will effectively utilize computer-aided design software and database software to create and organize documents in an effective manner.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, advancement, and coordination campus planning efforts that will align with UW-Green Bay's mission. Specific focus and leadership will be required for the Six Year Capital Physical Planning documents and presentation.
  • Gather data, meet with stakeholders, and provide related communications necessary to analyze facility space and equipment needs of the university and its end users and report findings.
  • Gather data, prepare material required, and complete sections and documents for submittal to the UW Board of Regents and State Building Commission for various multi-year physical planning efforts and funding proposals.
  • Lead physical planning initiatives with university departments and partners in order to develop schematic planning diagrams for further development.
  • Prepare cost studies relating to facility and utility improvement and renovation projects.
  • Prepare and coordinate for UW System review, the submission of individual construction project requests (Major, Minor, All Agency), required back-up material, program statements, and cost estimate guidelines using General Purpose Revenue, Program Revenue, & Gifts/Grants funding structures.
  • Communicate effectively and develop productive and professional working relationships with other state agencies, vendors, and design professionals.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the campus when reviewing existing facilities, renovation requests and project design documents for code compliance, function and equipment requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with the other Campus Facilities Planner to develop a holistic list of Physical Planning documents encompassing budgets, timelines, project coordination, and project completion.
  • Provide responsibility for the master facilities listing required by UW System Capital Planning and Budget, including advising and conferring with UW System Capital Planning and Budget Office, incorporating new buildings in file after review of building program statements specifications and plans, and providing a walk-though after the project has been completed and accepted by the Campus. 
  • Annually update the annual space inventory and reconciliation of physical space, prepare annual and biennial space and facility needs reports, analyze and recommend space documentation, and recommend space needs by departments and programs for UW-Green Bay administration and UW System to support capital budget requests.
  • Assign building and room numbers in accordance with standard practice and UW System policy. 
  • Receive, maintain, update and interpret Central Data Request (CDR) instructions from UW System, and assure that the university facilities space inventory is complete and submitted in accordance with the standards of the Post-Secondary Education Facilities Inventory Classification Manual on a timely basis.
  • Develop inventory reports that show present-day usage, relocation of departments, changes in room assignments and usage, space utilization and for predicting long-range needs for facilities to support the university mission and academic programs. 
  • Maintain, update, and distribute digital building plans and maps for purposes dealing directly with space management and campus development. 
  • Support transition of electronic, industry software trends in CADD or integrated building systems.
  • Inventory and facilitate access to a campus archive of all Capital Project Program Statements, Regent and building commission documents and actions, project design and construction drawings, operating and maintenance manuals, specifications, and other documents. 
  • Effectively utilize construction management techniques, systems, and software to keep up-to-date with the progress of the project and resolve construction problems with the core team.
  • Oversees building occupancy, turnover, and closeout processes with DFDM or project Architect/Engineer.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, architecture, planning, or directly related field
  • 5 years of experience in planning and design

  • 7 years of experience in planning and design
  • Registered Architect or Professional Engineer license or on a track to obtain this license
  • Previous experience working in higher education or working with state construction processes 

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Salary range of $70,000-$80,000.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Campus Planner"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Paul Pinkston
Phone: (920) 465-2373

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.