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Campus Planner (Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Exempt II)


Job No: 525732


Work Type: Staff


Location: Sonoma


Categories: Unit 9 – CSUEU – Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)


Application Process


This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume.


In your cover letter, please demonstrate how your knowledge, skills and experience have prepared you to fulfill the major duties of this position.


Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.


Job Summary


Reporting to and under general direction of the Chief Planning Officer, the Campus Planner provides strategic leadership associated with the day-to-day administration of the space management program within the Capital Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) department. In coordination with Facilities Management, SSU campus partners and the Chancellor’s Office (CO) CPDC University Planner, the Campus Planner work involves, but is not limited to, the development, alteration, implementation and evaluation of capital projects during concept, programming, and design phases through construction and project close-out. The incumbent is also responsible for the evaluation of the annual Multi-year Capital Outlay Program and Improvement Plan and setting priorities for short and long-term capital planning that align with the SSU Academic Strategic Plan and Physical Master Plan. The incumbent regularly participates in planning and development of broad and more complex organizational unit or program projects and goals, often providing program leadership of a strategic nature or representing the organizational unit on key projects. Contacts involve interaction with all levels inside and outside the university, and may include dealing with sensitive and confidential information.


Key Qualifications


This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Design or Construction or Architecture or Engineering or, Business or related fields, and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, plus four years of related experience. Experience in database development and management for Facilities Management and/or Capital Planning Design and Construction highly preferred. Higher education experience highly preferred. Experience with Construction/Design, as well as California Building code is preferred. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, database management, PeopleSoft, AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Photoshop, BlueBeam and Qualtrics preferred.


Salary and Benefits


Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the $5,022 to $7,084 a month. This is a full time, exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.


This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.


A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking to be taken to the CSU benefits page.


For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.


Supplemental Information


Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.


The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a “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.


Per the, it is strongly recommended that all faculty, staff, administrators, and students who are accessing campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to continue to help us protect and maintain a healthy Seawolf Community. More information related to campus level requirements can be found here:


CSU Out of State Policy – Sonoma State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.


Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).


Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.


For questions related to the application process, please reach out to [email protected]. The ADA Coordinator is also available ([email protected]) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.


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