Posted: 11/9/21
Deadline: 12/1/21
Salary: $72,445 - $90,556
Reference Number: 605611

About This Organization

Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information visit

Job Duties

This Architect position serves as a member of the Planning, Design, & Construction team.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

Works with university clients in order to design, draft, estimate, and assist with the implementation of interior and architectural services
Guides and holds accountable 3rd party design professionals and furniture vendors to define scope and deliver projects that meet schedule, budget and scope needs.
Plans layouts of project and integrates related engineering elements for the development of construction documents.
Develops specifications, conducts materials research, and selects materials required for renovations and alterations. Reviews drawings and documents to ensure compliance with specifications and standards.
Prepares drawings, specifications, and construction documents.
Collects and analyzes data on site conditions for preparation of architectural analysis and plans.
Completes preliminary architectural studies for new structures and alterations to existing structures and site development.
Demonstrates successful project leadership by defining, developing and meeting project requirements, goals, budget and schedule.
Ensure the quality and success of projects by managing consultants’ design and recommend design modifications as required in the best interest of the university.
Take ownership and be the champion of assigned projects. Effectively lead project teams of design professionals, facility users, and various university departments by exemplifying high standards.
Provide organization, leadership, and coordination to the project team.
Collaborates as needed in the selection of finishes, fixtures, furniture, and other architectural elements to ensure selections meet needs and all appropriate codes and requirements.
Adheres to site, environment, local and federal regulations, building codes, and local planning and zoning laws.
Resolves complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions.
Selects appropriate materials for use in designs.
Writes reports, produces estimated costs, presents proposals to clients for approval, and discusses requirement with clients.
Oversees the management and maintenance of job files, such as resource libraries, schedules, and procurement and budget tracking documents.
Oversees, reviews, and manages required correspondence for all aspects of design work.
Contributes to the university design guidelines and technical standards as a subject matter expert in interior design and building aesthetics.
Review project documentation to ensure project requirements, quality of design, and compliance with University design standards, as well as appropriate codes and standards.
Report current status and coordinate future milestones of projects to all relevant stakeholders and supervisors.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field
5-7 years relevant experience
Licensed Architect


$72,445 - $90,556

Other Info

For more information on this position and to apply visit

Required Application Materials

Resume, Cover Letter, 3 professional references