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

Ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the interplaying of clinical, research, administrative and academic departments within an academic medical setting. The positions main focus is understanding data, understanding strategy, benchmarking, understanding facility implications of growth, being able to quantify facility needs based on volumetric data, etc.


The primary purpose of the Lead Facilities Planner/Designer position in Facilities Planning, Design and Construction is to provide leadership 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. Supervises staff providing furniture support, move coordination, and interiors resource management for projects. Leads the creation and refinement of institutional standards, and assists with Strategic/Facilities Master Planning efforts from Department to Division levels.


Planning/Design Standards Planning & Design Standards, including leading the development, revision, documentation, and implementation of standards programs. Includes leading efforts to develop innovative solutions to current and future applications. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements.

Supervision/Management 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.

Institutional Goals/Initiatives Represents and coordinates efforts for FPDC and other divisional or institutional goals and initiatives.

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

Document Management 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.

Customer Interaction/SME 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 FARs current and future projects.

Other duties as assigned

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

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

  • Requisition ID: 138065

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: No