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Space Planning & Facilities Projects Coordinator-AUX

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Facilities Management
Space Planning & Facilities Projects Coordinator-AUX

Job ID: 246700
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion!

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Supports and assists in the management of space planning initiatives and space related facilities projects at the University. Provides critical interaction with the campus community and space planning committees in an effort to maximize existing space and meet the needs of our students, faculty and staff.

  1. Supports day to day space planning operations to align with KSU's strategic and master plans
  2. Coordinates, researches and collects data as requested
  3. Conducts physical space audits as needed
  4. Assists in the management of special project related initiatives
  5. Provides high level administrative and customer service support for the space planning process and department leadership
  6. Receives initial space and project requests, provides confirmation, routes to approver, follows up as needed. Documents ongoing status of all pending requests
  7. Prepares slides for monthly SPWG Presentations and quarterly Executive Group; post meeting prepares meeting minutes and forwards to committee members
  8. Completes or ensures completion of follow up tasks and tracks action related to the Working Group and Executive Group
  9. Sends status notifications following each meeting to requestors and stakeholders
  10. Works with stakeholders to transition from allocation of space to a project or move plan
  11. Ensures website is updated on an ongoing basis
  12. Assists in the annual office inventory process and updates office inventory as space allocations are executed
Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required Experience
Four (4) years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Prior experience in higher education
Experience in providing administrative support to department leadership
Prior experience in space management, facilities or related skills

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Able to adapt to quickly to changing circumstances
Able to take initiative and work independently with little supervision
Able to build relationships and coordinate with internal staff at all levels in a positive and productive manner

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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