Maintains the official space inventory for the university. This inventory includes a database listing square footage by category of use and department assignment. Database information is used for internal and external reporting and analysis.
Assists departments and colleges in developing Academic Prospectuses required for all major capital projects.
Supports the Facilities Management Department in the development of program plans for capital projects.
Performs utilization studies to identify areas of overutilization and underutilization of space resources. Current utilization is considered when evaluating requests for additional space.
Space surveys are the mechanism the office uses to validate the spatial, classification and assignment of space for the university's facilities. The survey process helps to ensure a comprehensive and accurate dataset within the space management database.
Identifies opportunities to increase the efficient use and allocation of space resources by sharing of resources and mutually beneficial collocations.
Supports the University's strategic planning initiatives (programmatic, financial, and physical) from the perspective of space needs and use including performing "what if" scenarios.
Makes overall recommendations for space improvement and capital project initiatives by analyzing specific campus facilities needs, developing proposals and recommendations while adhering to the Campus Facilities Master Plan.