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Agency Space Planner - Management Analyst 2

Company: Minnesota Department of Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Working Agency Space Planner
Job Class: Management Analyst 2
Agency: Health Department

  • Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 3/25/2024.
  • Date Posted: 03/19/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/01/2024
  • Hiring Agency: Minnesota Department of Health
  • Division/Unit: Facilities Management / Space Planning
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $24.20 - $35.13 / hourly; $50,529 - $73,351 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - Professional Employees (MAPE)
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged, and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

    Job Summary

    Join the Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) Facilities Management team to work in a position designed to provide coordination and implementation of space allocation changes within MDH facilities. As the Agency Space Planner, you will provide project management, analysis, and planning for offices, storage, laboratory, and workspaces to meet the agency's short-term and long-range business needs. This key role will also support the Director of Facilities Management in the planning and development of new and existing space at MDH to support the leasing strategy and needs of the agency.

    Additional responsibilities include:
    • Leading and administering the agency's implementation of the statewide enterprise facility database.
    • Evaluating existing processes, anticipate needs, and make recommendations for change.
    • Determining appropriate work methods, facilitate change, and developing clear and thorough written procedures for implementation.
    • Managing all requests for the assignment of workstations and offices at all MDH district office locations as needed for new hires, transfers, or move/relocation requests.
      This is a hybrid telework position; however, it will be based on the business needs of the unit and is at supervisory discretion.


      Minimum Qualifications
      • Experience in facility or property management, construction oversight, space planning, real estate management, or project management.
        Additional minimum qualifications to be assessed during the interview process:
        • Experience with project management, building operations, and/or related facility administrative duties.
        • Knowledge of software packages such as AutoCAD to research, evaluate and recommend appropriate furniture and equipment purchases to meet Facilities Management needs.
        • Ability to read construction drawings to review and/or prepare layout plans and provide instructions to warehouse furniture and equipment installers.
        • Ability to prepare cost estimates and materials lists, and coordinate construction schedules.
        • Knowledge of contract procedures, work measurement, and management techniques .
          To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job listed.

          Preferred Qualifications
          • Technical school or college-level courses in architecture, business, planning, business management, space planning, real estate management, or project management.
          • Experience with institutional planning, facility program development, space standards and space utilization, building codes, and basic architectural principles.
          • Experience with measurement processes and methods for assessing progress toward achieving objectives of projects or plans.
          • Advanced proficiency using software such as AutoCAD, CET Designer, Revit, AIM, or FAMIS.
          • Proficient in Tableau and Excel, with the ability to create Excel pivot tables, and create graphic visual documents.
            Physical Requirements
            • Ability to position self into low and high positions to take accurate field measurements.
            • Capability of moving through buildings (MDH facilities) to take accurate field measurements or to provide project management, analysis, and planning for offices, storage, laboratory, and workspaces.
              Additional Requirements

              This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment reference check.

              Application Details

              How to Apply

              Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . For additional information about the application process, go to .

              If you have questions about the position, contact Amy Winters at .

              To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Amy Winters at .

              If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at

              About Health Department

              Come and work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain, and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving, and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.

              Why Work for Us

              Diverse Workforce

              We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

              A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
              • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
              • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
              • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
              • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
                Comprehensive Benefits

                Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
                • Public pension plan
                • Training and professional development
                • Paid vacation and sick leave
                • 12 paid holidays each year
                • Paid parental leave
                • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
                • Prescription drug coverage
                • Vision coverage
                • Wellness programs and resources
                • Employer paid life insurance
                • Short-term and long-term disability
                • Health care spending and savings accounts
                • Dependent care spending account
                • Tax-deferred compensation
                • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
                • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
                  Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


                  Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

                  We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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