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Campus Architect

Blacksburg, Virginia

Deadline: 6/21/20

About This Organization

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Job Duties

Reporting to the Director of Planning in the Office of University Planning (OUP), the Campus Architect will:
– assist in implementing the planning component of capital projects for OUP
– assist in providing assurance that facility and space needs are being met by participating in capital program planning
– assist in establishing design and planning standards for the university
– work towards the enhancement of accessibility as it relates to the physical campus
– assist both the Assistant Vice President for Planning and the Director in the development, review, and approval of campus planning and feasibility projects
Core competencies include:
– Ability to rely on experience and judgment to accomplish tasks
– Excellent communications skills, including negotiation
– Ability to work in and develop a team atmosphere and provide superior client services in a diverse environment

Required Qualifications

– Advanced degree in Architecture, or BS in Architecture and work experience equivalent to an advanced degree
– Registration or demonstrated ability to be registered as a Professional Architect in Virginia within 12 months of employment
– Considerable experience as an architect
– Considerable experience as a project manager
– Must have a valid driver’s license
– Proficiency with current office computer software including word processing and spreadsheets
– Proficient in the use of design software (e.g., AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)