Assistant Facilities Planner
Job ID: R0029183 | Project Management | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Facilities Planner.

Under the direction of the Assistant University Architect in the Office of the Architect, the Assistant Facilities Planner provides general support for campus and planning efforts. This includes involvement with planning studies, programming, design guideline development, value management, consultant selections and maintaining project schedules. In addition, the Assistant Facilities Planner provides high-quality space utilization and related facilities planning research and analysis. The Assistant Facilities Planner must be service-oriented and have the ability to work successfully on a large variety of projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with demonstrated knowledge, abilities and strength in research and analysis.

  • Bachelor's degree in planning, architecture or engineering.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant planning or design experience.
  • Experience in a higher education setting is preferred.
  • LEED AP accreditation preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and electronic database development (GIS experience is desirable).

The University:
The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. The students who attend have been chosen because they show exceptional promise. The University remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report rankings. Since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, UVA has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2.

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

Review of applicants will begin October 18, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the application process, please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter,

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Working here.

Careers at the University of Virginia reflect a wide breadth of professions, ranging from teaching to administration, IT professionals to financial analysis, research to grounds management, and talent recruiting to facilities management, among many others. Every person here — faculty, staff, student, healthcare professional — helps to advance our world-class institution, encompassing a larger mission of discovery and service.

Quality of Life

Charlottesville, Virginia is one of the nation’s most charming and picturesque places to live and work. Our area boasts many excellent restaurants, wineries and craft breweries; historic sites; Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive; and a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, as well as urban and rural locations. Public transportation is excellent, and you’re just a short drive from the beach or Washington, D.C.