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Senior Facilities Planner


Type: Job Available
Submitter: Margaret Porter
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: 2017/Nov/08 02:33
Description: Link to Apply: http://bit.ly/2zok3lt Plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors long-range facilities planning and related capital improvement activities. Leads assigned projects and staff. Coordinates and monitors activities and projects in assigned areas of responsibility. Essential Functions: 20% •Plans and conducts research studies regarding K-12 school long and short range facilities planning for construction and capacity needs, efficient use of space, building utilization, neighborhood impact, school facilities planning and other District facility-related issues. •Selects and designs methodologies used for analyses and planning. 15% •Analyzes facilities project funding needs and proposes measures to meet needs. •Recommends strategies for capital levy and bond issue campaigns and other funding measures. •Assists in budget preparation and planning for future capital program projects. 5% •Coordinates with governmental agencies, business organizations, community/citizen groups, consultants, vendors and the public regarding the development of cooperative facilities projects. 10% •Manages the creation of the Washington State OSPI study and survey and the Facilities Condition Assessment on a 5 to 6 year cycle. •Writes and conducts Requests for Proposal (RFPs), obtains approval through the Board and project manages the contracting of this activity ($500,000). •Disseminates and explains the report to the board and to the public. 10% •Supports the creation of the BEX and BTA levies. •Presents to the public, school board and stakeholders. •Manages the process to ensure a successful levy vote. 10% •Coordinates, facilitates and participates in public hearings. •Coordinates public activities in conjunction with the capital improvement program and future planning needs. •Builds a community involvement process to ensure public/community input and participation in planning activities. 5% •Presents information, reports and recommendations to senior leadership, district leaders, School Board or other designated decision-makers as assigned. •Develops and writes reports and project bulletins. •Responds to requests for information in a timely manner. •Provides analysis of legislation affecting assigned projects in coordination with District management. 10% •Coordinates and provides support for environmental analysis activities. •Reviews environmental impact statements for content and makes recommendations for changes. 5% •Makes school site visits to review progress and compliance with established plans. 10% •Provides lead direction to projects and staff in assigned areas, such as small works projects, small miscellaneous planning and building improvements, and other facilities-related projects. OTHER FUNCTIONS: •Creates detailed mathematical models to manage the Backlog of Maintenance & Repair (BMAR). •May perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position. DISTRICT-WIDE CORE COMPETENCIES: Collaboration Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions which generally benefit all involved parties.•Is seen as a team player who encourages efficient and effective collaborations. •Works skillfully in difficult situations with both internal and external groups. •Represents his/her own interests while being open-minded to other groups. •Builds respectful and productive relationships internally and externally. Getting Results (Action Oriented) Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.•Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done. •Focuses on achieving the goal even in the face of obstacles. •Assumes responsibility for starting and finishing work with minimal supervision. •Strives for new levels of performance. Decision Quality & Problem Solving Uses analysis, wisdom, experience and logical methods to make good decisions and solve difficult problems with effective solutions; appropriately incorporates multiple inputs to establish shared ownership and effective action.•Weighs the consequences of options before making a decision. •Applies appropriate criteria to situations for the purpose of making decisions. •Displays self-confidence in own judgment. •Focuses in the facts and solutions instead of opinions and problems. Integrity Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.•Deals with people and situations in an honest and forthright manner. •Represents information and data accurately and completely. •Represents the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others. •Takes ownership if a mistake is their own and does not blame others. Accountability Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely and cost-effective results; determines objectives, sets priorities and delegates work; accepts responsibility for mistakes; complies with established control systems and rules.•Takes responsibility and action as if the risks (financial or otherwise) are his or her own. •Holds individuals and team accountable for their actions and results. •Initiates action even if outcome is uncertain and is willing to accept the consequences of failure. •Aligns own activities and priorities to meet broader organizational needs. •Demonstrates courage and confidence in his or her own ability.
Contact: 206-252-0365


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