SCUP

Executive Director of Campus Stewardship/Campus Architect

Durham, NH

Posted: 2/27/21
Deadline: 4/30/21
Salary: Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Reference Number: PS2126FY20

About This Organization

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction.
UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here:https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Job Duties

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Facilities & Operations, this position is responsible for physical planning, design, construction, real estate, and spatial data for all locations for the University of New Hampshire. This position guides the vision and execution of the Campus Master Plan that is mandated by Trustee policy and updated approximately every 10 years with annual calibrations. The position works closely with USNH and University leadership, procurement services, and financial services; coordinates with host communities; and oversees a diverse professional staff that coordinates with campus constituents, selects and manages planning/design consultants and builders, assesses and prioritizes projects, and collects and maintains spatial data and project data. This position develops, interprets and enforces university standards and policies related to design and construction contracts.

Review and approve designs for all projects and planning proposals and manage the preparation for all planning and design presentation materials to campus administrators, governmental entities, or Board of Trustees.

Work with campus constituents and administrators, university system administrators, and governmental representatives on all matters dealing with campus master planning,
capital renewal and improvement planning, transportation planning, land planning, and real estate management. Provide consistent management and reporting for the design and construction of all University projects ensuring projects stay within approved scope, budget, and schedule. Represent the University before local planning boards or councils, state legislative committees, the university Board of Trustees and other community groups on general planning issues and specific project proposals.

Direct staff to provide comprehensive services relating to capital renewal and improvement planning, transportation planning, land planning, real estate management, GIS and DigSafe functions, space management, document management, facilities assessments, design and construction management of all University projects, ensuring projects stay within approved scope, budget, and schedule.

Direct the updates, revisions, and implementation of the Comprehensive Campus Master Plan, including preparation of mini-master plans and other master plan analyses, as needed.

Required Qualifications

Acceptable minimum level of education: Bachelor’s
Acceptable minimum years of experience: 10+ years

Architectural registration is required in New Hampshire, or ability to attain it within six months of employment through reciprocity; familiarity with design and construction contracts and industry standards; strong presentation & communication skills; a commitment to sustainability and resilience in the broadest terms; and a multi-tasking ability, working with a wide range of campus and community constituents, administrators, government representatives, and consultants/contractors.

Additional/Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in architecture; experience with campus master planning, familiarity with facility renewal strategies, and a demonstrated ability to work toward consensus.


Salary

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Other Info

Direct Link to Posting: https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/39215
HR.Recruiting@unh.edu
(603)862-0500


Required Application Materials

1. Resume/Vita 2. Cover Letter