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Space/GIS Manager


Responsible for surveying existing conditions to validate/update facility data, floorplans and utilization. Develop space planning scenarios to support the enhancement of space utilization, repurposing of space and expected faculty/staff changes for the University’s Space Management, Geographical Information System (GIS), and physical facility documentation systems and associated staff as outlined by UF administration. Responsible for and works with unit director in the development of supporting policies and procedures governing space management at the University.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

Conducts facility surveys to verify and/or document existing conditions of all University owned or occupied facilities.
Perform facility space audits to validate space data, occupancy, utilization and existing conditions.
Meets with University Administration to determine space requirements to support current and future academic programs and growth.
Provide professional guidance in best practices in the development of space planning concepts and develop recommendations on renovations that will achieve greater efficiencies of space utilization to accommodate growth and meet University goals.
Develops, modifies, and maintains 3D Building Information Models (BIM) and 2D Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) floor plans.
Works with UF entities to meet space data requests and insure an accurate space record.
Performs space analysis and develop presentation materials to support space reassignment recommendations.
Provide new construction and renovation project support through attending project meetings to verify room numbering and space standards.
Supports PDC management in the development of required data submissions for the Florida Legislature and other reporting requirements.
Coordinates management and tracking of easement and lease data and documentation with PDC real estate coordinator.
Coordinates Educational Plant Survey activities as required by Florida statute and Board of Governors policy.
Maintains map level data in Geographical Information System (GIS) data base format to support the public map deployments, the Campus Master Plan and other requirements.
Oversees Geographical Information System (GIS) team in the development and deployment of Enterprise GIS.
Coordinates activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Licensure and Certification



Directly supervise and coordinate work activities of others

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