Senior Planner, Campus Planning

Massachusetts, United States
03 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR PLANNERCampus Planning, to provide professional direction for the Institute’s project development and planning activities, complete planning analysis, and produce project development materials.  Responsibilities include leading major internal and/or external planning efforts that require the development of new concepts and techniques; building relationships within the MIT community and with external organizations; conducting space utilization studies; performing test fits and completing feasibility studies including building, accessibility, and zoning code analysis; and preparing site plans and urban design studies and conducting architectural design and site plan review.  Will be expected to maintain current knowledge of government-mandated planning requirements and develop plans and programs to meet these requirements. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a four-year college degree (master’s in architecture or planning preferred); at least seven years’ practice experience in architectural planning or urban design; senior-level experience in a public or higher education setting or experience in a senior associate level position; and strong interpersonal skills.  Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively to frame scope of work, refine projects as needed, and resolve disagreements and reach decisions to the satisfaction of diverse stakeholders is critical.  Design and graphic skills, proficiency with AutoCAD and related design packages, and experience with three-dimensional modeling and GIS desirable.  Job #16655-Q


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.