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

Ideal candidate will have experience working in an administrative, research, or clinical environment to include vendor management, furniture and procurement experience.

The primary purpose of the Senior Facilities Planner/Designer position in Facilities Planning, Design and Construction is to evaluate the use of MDACC's physical facilities and provide effective utilization of space and interiors resources. Define project scopes, preliminary budget estimates, and program descriptions in support of project development and implementation. Provide furniture support, move coordination, and interiors resource management for projects. Contributes to the creation and refinement of institutional standards, and participates in Strategic/Facilities Planning efforts including larger and more complex projects.


Programming/Planning Facilities Programming and Planning, including the development of large scale, complex space programs, conceptual floor plans, and Pre-Design reports. Participation in Department or Division Strategic and Facilities Planning efforts.

Procurement/Installation/Standards Furniture and Equipment Planning, Procurement and Installation, including furniture and equipment inventories, floor plans, budgets, requisitions and schedules, with minimal supervision. Obtains all necessary approvals. Design Standards Creation, Coordination and Compliance including creation of finish schedules, drawing/submittal reviews, and variance submissions. Participation in the creation and refinement of standards programs. Consults with architects, project managers, engineers and staff regarding building codes, policies, guidelines and regulations (NIH, AALAC, IBC, NFPA, ADA, etc.)v

Furniture and Move Coordination/Site Deactivation Prioritization and delegation of furniture scope of work within Facility Asset Requests to outside vendors for assessment and design, coordination with customers and other in house stakeholders including Planners, EH&S, MEP, O&M and Project Managers. Assist FPS planners with furniture layouts both in house and sourced, obtain quotes and coordinate with vendors on estimates, design and installation. The planner will be the be the point of contact for:

a. ordering furniture

b. getting estimates

c. asking vendors for sketches

d. Coordination of furniture FAR's - receiving, delegating to vendors, requesting assessment by MEP when needed, coordination with customer and documentation.

e. providing support on projects to planners

The planner will work closely with the Agile team and other furniture planners.

Move Coordination and Site Deactivation including site inspections, punchlists, schedules, asset transfers, customer communications and work orders, with minimal supervision.

Move Coordination and Site Deactivation including site inspections, punchlists, schedules, asset transfers, customer communications and work orders, with minimal supervision.



Required: Associate's degree with major course work in Interior Design, Space Planning, Architecture, Science and/or Clinical discipline.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree in related field.


Required: Six years of experience in commercial interior/architectural design, facilities/equipment planning and/or project management. With preferred degree, four years experience required.

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: 138472

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 102,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 122,400

  • Science Jobs: No