The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accepting applications for the regular full-time position of Senior Campus Architect. The Senior Campus Architect will work with the Facilities & Operations Assistant Vice President (AVP), Vice Presidents, campus representatives, master plan architect, project architects, and engineers to plan, design, and develop programs, budgets, schedules, plans, and specifications. The incumbent will obtain plan approvals for projects including new construction, renovation, remodeling, grant, minor capital outlay, special repair, and tenant improvements in accordance with all applicable codes and standards. He/She will provide professional support throughout construction to ensure project continuity and will independently manage, schedule, and track contractors and consultants from project inception through construction bid and completion. The Campus Architect will act as the University Building Official, responsible for enforcement of all applicable building codes and standards and will provide advice and professional support to the AVP and campus representatives on matters related to physical facilities planning in support of the academic mission of UAH.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or other similar construction related field or equivalent experience and must be a Registered Architect by an approved State Board for Registration of Architects. The successful candidate must have 15 years of full-time verifiable related work experience in planning, design, or project management of large capital projects and must have a valid driver’s license; an extensive working knowledge of PC-based computer systems including report writing and systems administration and an expertise in Computer-aided Design (CAD), REVIT, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and-or similar design, planning, and construction software tools. The incumbent will have the ability to read and understand specifications, blueprints, and drawings relating to all types of construction and equipment and have the ability to negotiate and influence others and to create and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. The Senior Campus Architect will have the ability to control, supervise, and monitor the performance of contractors and contracted engineers or architects and must have the ability to prioritize, plan, and organize his/her own workload to meet conflicting demands, budgets, and deadlines along with the ability to make public presentations on planning issues. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree in Architecture, Business, or Public Administration; university experience; membership in the American Institute of Architects and other professional organizations; evidence of regular continuing education; project management software experience, space planning and management software experience and facilities asset and maintenance management software experience.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER OF MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED
Additional Salary Information: UAH offers an excellent benefits package.
Internal Number: RL4656
About The University of Alabama in Huntsville
A University Launched from America's Quest to Conquer Space
A public national research-intensive university, UAH has been a pipeline for the region's professional workforce and a mainstay of the local economy since its founding in 1950. Our classroom curriculum is complemented by our robust internship, co-op, study abroad, and undergraduate research programs, which provide ample opportunity for our nearly 10,000 students to conduct hands-on research and gain real-world experience long before graduation. Outside of the classroom, UAH's students enjoy a vibrant campus life featuring more than 200 student-run organizations, 13 fraternities and sororities, and 18 NCAA sports - including the only Division I ice hockey team in the Southeast. The university's 500+ acre campus is home to 16 high-tech research centers and labs responsible for close to $94 million in research expenditures. As the anchor tenant for Cummings Research Park, the second-largest research park in the nation, UAH also enjoys close partnerships with governmental and commercial employers like NASA, NOAA, the U.S. Army, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.