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Georgetown Univerisity Facilities Space Manager, Office of Development and Design - Georgetown University Planning & Facilities Management in Washington, District Of Columbia

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Facilities Space Manager is critical in supporting the university’s commitment to, and capacity for integrated planning, including space planning and management, which figures prominently in the university’s accreditation and research funding. This position is responsible for maintaining, developing and monitoring the utilization of all space on and off campus. The Manager's responsibilities are:

  • Conducts short and long-range space planning projections and analyses in concert with the programmatic needs related to the development and strategic implementation of the university’s master plans.

  • Works collaboratively with UIS in support of the web-based database appropriate for this critical information, its maintenance, access and use by myriad colleagues across the university.

  • Analyzes functional space needs by space category across schools, and evaluate current space for the most productive use of space to develop efficient plans.

  • Provides strategic insight and recommendations related to large and complex space programming needs and allocations for capital projects and campus renovations, including BOMA calculations for Real Estate should off-campus leased facilities be required.

  • Along with academic leadership or their designees, the position shall review current space assignments with academic resources and mission; advise of any inconsistencies, and manage space allocations. T

  • Provides counsel on any inconsistencies in support of the mission and overall budgeting. The area calculations produced shall be used for annually monitoring reports required for zoning compliance, as well as ad-hoc requests from Financial Affairs, sponsored research offices and others across campus.

Work Interactions

The position reports to the Director of Planning, currently vacant, under the University Architect in the Office of Development and Design, within Planning & Facilities Management. The manager will have direct supervision of a drafter who is responsible for drawings that support these efforts, including surveys of the existing space, production of drawings and area calculations to match the assigned space, and uploading into the database and drawing archives used by several entities across campus for compliance with the data archives.


  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 3 years of similar experience in higher education or institutional space management.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ( fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law ( .


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide ( for more information.

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.