Research Foundation CUNY Senior Planner, Capital Facilities/Master Planning in New York City, New York

Job Title: Senior Planner, Capital Facilities/Master Planning

PVN ID: VC-1710-002134

Category: Administrative Services


DepartmentSpace Planning

StatusFull Time

SalaryDepends on Qualifications

Closing DateDec 12, 2017 (Or Until Filled)

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General Description


The Department of Space Planning (SP) determines campus space needs and prepares physical master plans for the 24 CUNY campuses; develops capital projects to be requested from the State and City or funded through private donations or public/private partnerships; participates in the preparation of the University’s annual Capital Budget Request and coordinates College requests for Borough President and City Council capital funding; performs space utilization studies and maintains space inventory database of all the University’s facilities.

Salary commensurate with education, qualifications and experience.

Other Duties


Responsibilities include overseeing master plan, feasibility and room utilization studies and preparation of capital project requests in coordination with the Departments of Capital Budget and Design, Construction and Management. Interacts with colleges and consultants.



  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in urban/city/regional planning, architecture or related field;

  • Minimum 5 years professional planning experience in higher education and 3 years supervisory experience;

  • Public agency experience, Master’s degree, professional registration preferable;

  • Excellent computer skills required, including word processing and spreadsheet experience (Word, Excel, Powerpoint required; Crystal Reports desirable);

  • All candidates must be self-starters with ability to work independently as well as part of a team,

  • Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, follow up, and pay attention to details;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational ability, interpersonal skills, professional attitude and discretion are essential.