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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 544F
Category: Science & Engineering


Conduct surveys and analyze building and space uses; project space needs and assignment of new and remodeled space.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions in this class are responsible for extensive and comprehensive surveys and analysis of space use and the projection of space needs utilizing computer applications. Positions may lead the work of Space Analyst 1 and other staff. Provide training and instruction to entry level analyst and program assistant.

Typical Work

Conduct space surveys of buildings on campus; compile data and write reports and recommendations on effective utilization of space;

Collect and analyze facilities and operational data relative to present and future space requirements; assist in the projection of future space needs;

Recognize the need and outline the detailed reporting requirements for a computer assisted space analysis program;

Assist in the preparation and justification of capital budget requests and capital improvement program;

Review, research, evaluate and make recommendations on requested space made by campus activities;

Assist in space planning, design, and improvement to include equipment selection and purchase; act as resource and technical consultant to committees, departments. and facilities resources officer on space needs;

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

Four years of college training with major in a related field


Two years experience in space analyst or related work. Additional applicable work experience may substitute year-for-year for required education.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Examination Requirements:

  • A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

Class Specification History

New Class: 2-13-75
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revised new class code: (formerly 4634) effective July 1, 2007