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Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.


Your Opportunity:

The Facilities Management and Space Planning office manages a complex set of facilities for the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, on campus and off – and is responsible for consultation, planning, design and implementation of sophisticated, complicated projects for highly specialized research and academic needs.

As Facilities Planner, you will collaborate with our team of architects, planners and operations specialists and work in close partnership with our University counterparts in Project Development, Facilities and Services and Project Management to independently manage projects, conduct research related to physical planning, and provide specialized guidance to our departments and colleagues. Your exceptional customer service skills, design acumen and creative thinking will enable you to realize complex projects and help us fulfill time-sensitive goals and objectives.

Your responsibilities will include:
 

  • Developing space programs for the Faculty’s capital projects of all sizes by conducting space utilization studies, analyzing inventory usage, planned enrolments, staffing and project specific criteria
  • Providing direction to departments planning the development or redevelopment of capital facilities at the Faculty based on specialized expertise
  • Participate in the development of and recommend modifications to space standards and methodology based on specialized architectural expertise
  • Consulting with other agents and agencies of the Faculty, University and external consultants as required by the various aspects of facilities management and space planning
  • Maintaining knowledge of architectural principles and trends, the University’s space standards and acquiring and maintaining knowledge of technical conventions, practices and protocols specific to various departments and programs within the Faculty

Essential Qualifications:
 

  • A licensed professional architect or engineer
  • Minimum seven years’ applicable experience in the field of design and construction
  • Experience managing construction projects of varying complexity and involving statistical and facilities analysis
  • Advanced proficiency with CAD software for plans and 3-D drawings, and spreadsheets/analytical software
  • Excellent written (including report writing) and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical and numerical skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage expectations and negotiate regarding project requirements and/or changes
  • Demonstrated initiative, ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, meet established deadlines, and achieve results in a highly complex environment
  • High level of accuracy required while working under pressure
  • Sound judgment, tact, patience, and sensitivity to the diverse needs of client

Assets (Nonessential):
 

  • Project management training and/or certification
  • Knowledge of laboratory or other research and teaching environments


To be successful in this role, you will be:
 

  • Goal oriented
  • Communicator
  • Diplomatic
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem solver

This is a term position, ending December 2022.

Closing Date: 11/05/2020,11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: Salaried 
Appointment Type: Budget – Term 
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 3 — Hiring Zone: $80,259 – $93,636 — Broadband Salary Range: $80,259 – $133,765
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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