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494628 - Campus Planner

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fullerton
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time

Job Title

Campus Planner


Administrator II-Range A




Planning and Design


Capital Programs and Facilities Management

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Appointment Type

At Will

Time Base


Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:  
The Capital Programs and Facilities Management Department is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high quality learning and working environment for the campus community. Capital Programs and Facilities Management provides oversight of university resources and assets and is responsible for the development of the University’s facilities including land use planning, capital improvement, project development, construction, as well as facilities operations and maintenance including custodial services, landscape services, building trade services, mechanical and electrical, and recycling services. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Campus Planner. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Campus Planner reports to the Associate Vice President of Capital Programs and Facilities Management or his designee. The Campus Planner is responsible for overseeing all project planning activities including review of project programs, budgets and schedules. The position works with campus staff and the Chancellor's Office on all physical planning activities from project conception to construction implementation and maintenance for all programs. Reviews facility condition reports generated for both academic and self-support funded campus facilities to determine critical deferred maintenance and recommends prioritization of deferred maintenance, ADA and capital renewal projects. Develops and submits long-range development plans, including changes in academic and enrollment plans. Manages all major/minor master plan changes and Environmental Impact Reports. Manages Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposals for project justification, scope of project, and building costs. Researches and participates in grants and other initiatives to improve conservation and sustainability in capital projects. Reviews all academic program changes with Academic and Student Affairs. Serves as the Campus Space Planner and is independently responsible for analyzing, tracking and managing physical spaces in support of the academic and other needs of the university and independently administers and manages the campus's space database. Reviews proposals by campus divisions for the Space and Facilities Database to ensure that changes in use of space are consistent with space utilization guidelines and in compliance with the intent of the Academic Master Plan and campus physical Master Plan. Perform analyses of campus capacities, space utilization, course section reports and other prepared documents as required for capital program prioritization. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in architecture, engineering, urban planning, construction management, business administration, accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Four years planning experience demonstrating the application of the methods, practices and procedures of facilities and space planning, capital project design and construction, fiscal management, budgetary preparation, scheduling and control techniques. Ability to relate facility condition reports to long- and short-term needs, particularly as related to utility infrastructure, deferred maintenance and support requirements. Ability to analyze and evaluate capital outlay requests for academic renewal and enhancements, utilities infrastructure and physical plant capacity, including review of construction cost estimates and schedules. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Excellent skills in developing and maintaining effective and collegial working relationships. Experience supervising technical and administrative staff. Current computer knowledge and skills with the Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent time-management skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet established deadlines.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree preferred in a related field.


Valid California Driver's License

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial “Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests” within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.


The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. 
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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