Manager, Facilities Planning

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Winship Cancer Institute
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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  • Creates workplace strategies to effectively and efficiently use administrative, research and clinical space at the Winship Cancer Institute.
  • Supports daily operations and executes space use and allocation to align with organization's strategic goals and ongoing changing needs.
  • Manages customer service process and project implementation.
  • Develops schematic design and construction documents for minor construction, renovation and maintenance projects.
  • Provides estimated construction costs and project.
  • Serves as the liaison between customers and the project management staff on major construction renovations.
  • Participates in supporting the Winship Facilities Help Desk system for issues related to projects and assigned spaces, addressing facilities requests across multiple buildings.
  • Facilitates information gathering activities in the form of surveys, observations, focus groups and workshops to engage with departments and teams to set direction for future workspaces.
  • Synthesizes and interprets information, creates presentations, develops workplace strategies in alignment with industry and site-specific research, trends and culture to both challenge and address current and future space needs.
  • Evaluates client and customer requirements and makes appropriate design recommendations.
  • Evaluates space, furniture and equipment requirements and makes design recommendations.
  • Reviews regulatory and building code requirements for proposed projects.
  • Provides project cost estimates and related financial information. Obtains appropriate internal and external project approvals.
  • Provides scope of work and specifications, solicits bids, and conducts onsite surveys and inspections with contractors and vendors.
  • Recommends and selects vendors and contractors.
  • Plans, coordinates and schedules individual and department moves and provides support to ensure a smooth transition during the relocation process.
  • Organizes or participates in kick-off and ongoing meetings to implement larger scale renovations and installations.
  • Conducts onsite department and team meetings to ensure adequate and advance communication for all relocations and installations.
  • Expedites delivery and occupancy of completed projects.
  • Conducts post-occupancy evaluations and responds to customer service requests.
  • Incumbent may manage facility planning coordinators and other team members.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.



  • A bachelor's degree and three years of experience in facilities and space management.
  • Degree in interior design, facilities management, or architecture with experience in a research/academic environment is preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Strong communication skills and proficiency with Excel and report writing required, Auto CAD experience a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as with teams.
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work successfully across multiple organization units.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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