Senior Facilities Planner / Architect


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Architecture November 16, 2018 University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada

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Reporting to the Assistant Director, Capital Projects & Planning within the Facilities Management & Planning department at the University of Toronto Mississauga, the Senior Facilities Planner is responsible for all aspects of Large Capital project planning on the Mississauga campus of the University of Toronto. The incumbent is responsible for planning high-profile projects, including managing sensitive client relationships by providing effective communication and expert advice. The incumbent plays a key role in the development of long and short term plans for space allocation to address academic and non-academic space needs based on University of Toronto guidelines and Council of Ontario Universities space standards.
Degree in Architecture or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Professional Architect designation required.

Minimum seven (7) years of experience planning major, high-profile projects. Experience negotiating with clients regarding sensitive project planning issues. Experience with statistical and facilities analysis. Experience in full-scope project planning and management in the post-secondary education sector required.

Project management; knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint and CAD software.

Demonstrated organizational, project planning, management and leadership skills. Superior oral and written communication skills; superior interpersonal skills. Ability to exercise patience, tact, diplomacy and discretion. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a consultative team environment. Highly developed creativity and initiative. Proven ability to plan and manage multiple projects within strict budget and timeline constraints. Proven ability to respond to frequently changing priorities.
Closing date: November 28th, 2018