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Junior Campus Planner & Strategist
Faculty of Business, Arts & Design
Temporary-Initiatives & Opportunities
$23.09 – $26.76 per hour
40 hours per week
St. James/Casa Loma
ASAP – March 31, 2013
Assists with writing project plans, schedules, and establishing milestones pertaining to the completion of professional reports and master planning initiatives.
Develops framework for professional reports with guidance from supervisor and senior management to guide research initiatives
Writes and compiles comprehensive report content; packages and visualizes report content to graphic standards using Adobe InDesign & Illustrator.
Undertakes research to forecast future trends regarding municipal, provincial and federal educational policies and growth, urban planning policies and trends.
Develops detailed understanding of college assets, growth trends, campus plans and expansion opportunities; adds strategic perspectives through research and analysis.
Develops urban design and sustainability recommendations.
Assists with the review and understanding of internal renovation, construction and expansion planning to align with master planning initiatives.
Utilizes knowledge and application of land use and zoning by-laws in creating preliminary recommendations to assess the viability of specific projects and potential expansion.
Assists with the preparation of presentation material, including preparation of site plans, master plans, and various concept planning.
Creates 2D and 3D visualization of planning initiatives for presentations and report.
Researches and compiles information regarding planning issues and precedents.
Develops detailed space planning and programming using Computer Assisted Design (CAD) programs (e.g., AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Illustrator).
Assists with charrette planning, organization, implementation and analysis.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Four year degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Urban Planning or Environmental Studies, or equivalent.
Minimum two years’ experience developing, organizing and implementing consultation; working professionally in architectural design and planning, including conceptual, schematic, design development and construction drawing preparation.
Demonstrated project management and coordination skills in an urban planning and architectural setting from conceptual design through to implementation.
Experience in: strategic master planning, space planning and programming for academic environments; urban planning and design to develop master planning initiatives for small-scale/large-scale projects.
Proven research, analytical and report writing skills.
Able to interpret and apply land-use, zoning by-laws and other applicable municipal regulations and policies.
Advanced computer skills: MS Office, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, etc.
Excellent English communication (oral and written), interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Detail-oriented; superior organizational, planning and time management skills are required.
Ability to travel between campuses as required.
Ability to work in an environment where diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.