MD Anderson Cancer Center Lead Facilities Planner/Designer in Houston, Texas

Ideal candidate will be an experienced architect with strong project management skills.

The primary purpose of the Lead Facilities Planner/Designer position in Facilities Planning, Design and Construction is to provide leadership, guidance and supervision in evaluating the use of MDACC's physical facilities and ensure effective utilization of space and interiors resources. Leads the definition of project scopes, preliminary budget estimates, and program descriptions in support of project development and implementation. Team Lead for staff providing furniture support, move coordination, and interiors resource management on institutional and capital projects. Leads the creation and refinement of institutional standards, and assists with Strategic/Facilities Master Planning efforts from Department to Division levels.

  1. Handles high complexity customers and functions as a subject matter expert and key contact to divisions in providing updates, planning and operational efficiency development on Facility Asset Requests (FARs), capital equipment, current and future projects.

  2. Planning & Design Standards, including leading the development, revision, documentation, and implementation of standards programs for Space Allocation, Interior Finishes, Furniture and Artwork. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements.

  3. Facilitate discussions with end users at all levels to understand the nature of their request for space, develop test fits and draft CAD plans to outline proposed solutions that address the need.

  4. Develop scope of work based on customer needs consistent with standards and objectives.

  5. Lead and participate in a collaborative team environment to achieve best possible outcomes.

  6. Collaborate with leadership to understand future population and space needs, as well as provides guidance on configurations to support both current and future requirements.

  7. Supervision and Management of Planner/Designers through the senior level for all of their Key functions including workload assessment and planning, regular work reviews/1:1 meetings, development and/or monitoring of applicable policies and procedures, and issue resolution.

  8. Assists with Strategic Space Studies and Master Planning, including Department or Division Strategic/Facilities Planning, and general space studies as requested by Sr. Management.

  9. Document Management including written reports and project deliverables, issue logs, and key/milestone document management. Leads the creation, refinement, and utilization of standard templates. Participation in the creation and refinement of standard templates and regulatory related reports.

  10. Represents and coordinates efforts for FPS and other divisional or institutional goals and initiatives.

  11. Other duties as assigned.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Space Planning and/or Architecture. Ten years of experience in commercial Interior/Architectural design.

Preferred: Registered Architect

Salary Range: $94,800 - $118,500 - $142,200

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 94,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 142,200