The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Director of Planning & Facility Partnerships, Office of Planning & Construction [R0109334]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Director of Planning and Facility Partnerships works in collaboration with the UNLV Division of Finance and Business colleagues (i.e. within UNLV Planning and Construction, and with allied departments such as UNLV Real Estate, UNLV Facilities Management and other), as well as members of the campus community, related to campus master planning, identifying campus planning and project priorities for campus needs (including proposing funding sources, financing approaches and other items to fund and deliver these priorities), and to oversee campus, UNLV and UNLV affiliated entity (through appropriate engagements for affiliated entities such as the UNLV Foundation, UNLV Research Foundation, the UNLV Medicine Faculty Practice Plan, others) campus and facility development public-private partnerships and public-public partnerships (P3's) and other facility partnerships, such as campus and facility development in support of the UNLV Research Park, UNLV Housing, UNLV Medicine Faculty Practice Plan facilities and other P3 development opportunities.
The purpose of this position is to develop plans/proposals, manage and oversee campus physical planning, space planning, overall campus advance planning (including capital project planning and other campus advance planning initiatives) for campus prioritization of initiatives, resource application planning for planning priorities, and planning/management of campus public-private partnerships and public-public partnerships (P3's) and other facility partnerships, in support of the university strategic real estate plan, campus master plan, campus development plan, specific P3 campus and facility development (i.e. at the UNLV Research Park, for UNLV Housing development, for UNLV Medicine Faculty Practice Plan facility development, other development) and institutional guiding principles, such as UNLV's Top Tier vision and goals, and NSHE Strategic Goals.
This position generally requires and demands a significant amount of campus/community engagement, communication, teamwork, collaboration, process development/management, documentation, partner/vendor management/oversight for accountability, Board of Regents agenda item and supporting information development, and support/management of campus/NSHE review and approval processes by the incumbent, in leading campus planning and facility partnerships/P3 efforts.
Specifically, as these planning and partnership efforts require campus-wide and UNLV/UNLV affiliated entity stakeholder input, communication and development of potential project information, a significant amount of collaboration, coordination, planning and definition of potential initiatives (i.e. scope/purpose, schedule, budget, delivery) will be required for this position, including areas such as campus technology, safety, real estate, capital projects, academic/research initiatives, space management coordination and other areas/items. This position will also work with other government entities, private sector organizations and other entities as needed within a framework of general policies, principles and goals.
This position may have supervisory responsibilities for UNLV planning and facility partnership staff.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Real Estate, Development, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or another relevant/applicable discipline from a regionally accredited college or university (with national accreditation in professional field of study desired but not required); 12 years minimum of comparable professional experience (10 years minimum with a Master's degree in planning, real estate, development, landscape architecture, architecture, public administration or other relevant/applicable discipline) and 5 years minimum of comparable supervisory experience.
Experience working in higher education or similar settings, as an employee or as a professional professional/service provider/consultant, is preferred. LEED-AP certification is desired but not required. License/registration to practice in professional field of expertise, with ability to secure license/registration as available in the State of Nevada, is desired but not required.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to David Frommer Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.