Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of Stanford University's physical campus. LBRE plans, constructs and maintains the Stanford campus, as well as manages Stanford's commercial lands. Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford's 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as Caretakers of a Legacy.' Who we are: Within LBRE, Land Use and Environmental Planning (LUEP) is a team of professionals with expertise in the areas of land use and community planning, environmental regulation and permitting, transportation planning, mapping and spatial analysis, conservation biology, archaeology and historic preservation. We work with partners in LBRE and other university offices to secure land use approvals from public agencies and to monitor compliance with permit requirements. LUEP is the lead LBRE office for the Santa Clara County General Use Permit (GUP).
We serve the specific need of facilities development related to securing land use permits and entitlements and ensuring compliance with local land use regulatory agencies regarding zoning and other regulations that apply to our lands. We steward the biological and archeological resources that are present on Stanford land. Studies and analyses to determine suitability and capacity of Stanford's lands to support University activities are performed, as well as preparation of long-term plans and strategies. We work with the local agencies to coordinate over issues of regional concern.
Associate Vice President, Land Use and Environmental Planning
LBRE is accepting applications for the position of Associate Vice President of Land Use and Environmental Planning (or AVP). This position reports to the Vice President of LBRE and oversees the activities of the department. The AVP provides data-driven strategic analyses prepared by LUEP to assist in land use decisions and to provide the environmental lens for the University's land use initiatives. Core Duties of the AVP: The AVP will manage the activities of the diverse LUEP team and will provide the VP of LBRE with strategic analysis regarding land use decisions that support the University's academic mission. Specific duties include:
Establish strategic goals and expectations for the department.
Advise and consult University Leadership on environmental planning issues as they affect the campus and surrounding community.
Develop and maintain the University's relationship with the County and other local planning agencies, and act as Stanford's advocate as appropriate.
Work with the offices of Government & Community Relations and University Communications to develop information regarding Stanford University's land use and environmental initiatives.
Engage with local community members and organizations in collaboration with Stanford's office of Community Engagement
Establish and manage the department budget within the guides and parameters established by the budget office and mutually agreed by the VP of LBRE.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Education and experience equivalent to a graduate degree in Environmental Planning plus ten years' experience in an environmental consulting firm, or private or public planning office. Applicable study or experience in any of the following field may also be considered: Environmental Studies, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, City and Regional Planning. Fifteen years of related, progressively responsible experience requiring extensive leadership and strategic expertise.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of best practices in CEQA and planning discipline.
Strong writing skills.
Politically astute and experienced in complex entitlements.
Ability to consider and evaluate detailed technical information before synthesizing data into clear decision-making documents.
Maintains positive attitude in leadership role.
Demonstrated experience as an executive level facilities manager with responsibility for developing and mentoring managers and senior professionals.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
*-The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.