Architect Johns Hopkins University Location: Baltimore, MD
Under supervision of the Director of Planning and Architecture unit of Johns Hopkins Facilities & Real Estate (JHFRE), the Architect is responsible for oversight and guidance of campus, building, and space planning and design efforts for the university, for contributing to and updating JHU Guidelines and Standards for buildings, interior fit outs, landscape design, and campus development. The Architect is also responsible for review of work by outside consultants to ensure conformance with the intended program, project scope and budget, adherence to JHU Guidelines and Standards, industry best practices, and design compatibility/respect for the JHU Homewood Campus, or a variety of other locations including the East Baltimore campus, the Peabody campus, and properties in Downtown Baltimore, Washington DC, Montgomery County, and international locations. Project size and scope includes aesthetic guidance of renewal projects, feasibility studies, interior fit outs, existing facility renovations and additions, new construction, and long range precinct and campus land use plans.
Qualifications Education, Licensing, and Certifications • Bachelors and/or Master's degree in Architecture. • Professional Architect license in the State of Maryland or a state with reciprocity; or ability to successfully complete professional registration within one year of hire. • LEED Accredited Professional preferred.
Experience • Successful candidates will have at least ten years' experience in architectural planning and design work; experience with construction and renovation of a broad variety of building types, mechanical and electrical systems, and construction delivery methods; the ability to use MS Office, AutoCAD and Revit, and a thorough understanding of architectural and engineering drawings. • Use of 3D database software (BIM), Google SketchUp, PhotoShop, and other graphics programs is desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Ability to foster a collaborative, inclusive, collegial, and consensus-building relationship with colleagues based on competence, trust, and respect. • Superior written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present complex material in a useful and understandable fashion to diverse audiences. • Strategic thinker with proven analytical and organizational skills. • Committed to the mission of the University, customer service, and best practices in planning, design, and construction. • Knowledge of building systems, control systems, operating environments, and commissioning processes. • Knowledge of building interior systems and performance of finishes in commercial environments. • Knowledge of the furniture industry including specification, sourcing, installation, and maintenance. • Knowledge and experience with developing accurate project cost budgets and cost impact reports. • Ability to build comprehensive reports for data within spreadsheet and database systems. • Ability to produce accurate, timely delivery of complex materials. • Flexibility to work with last minute changes.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.