The Senior Architect provides professional architect services to the College in the planning, design, and construction of College facilities. Responsibilities include performing architectural, engineering design, and project management services for assigned projects supervising in house designers; providing technical review for outsourced design services; and overseeing maintenance of the Facilities Information System by reviewing as-built documents provided by outside architectural and engineering consultants (A/E) once the project is completed before acceptance as Master Drawings; updating existing Master Drawings to reflect changes modified by small in-house projects; communicating and coordinating with the space planner to ensure that spatial utilization data is kept up-to-date; and assisting the College architect to maintain GIS systems, or overseeing others performing this work
Bachelor's degree in Architecture or any combination of education, training and experience providing understanding of the field and the ability to perform the duties of the job, as permitted by the Maryland Board of Architects.
Four years of progressively responsible experience from conceptual design through construction as a project architect.
Maryland Board of Architect license or eligible for a MD license through reciprocity upon employment.
Design and construction administration experience with commercial buildings.
Considerable knowledge of building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of architecture as applied to the planning, design and construction of facilities.
Extensive knowledge in full spectrum of architectural practices, i.e. planning/design skills, and in-depth knowledge of building sciences, and construction methods.
Substantial knowledge of Green Building Technology, building sciences, building envelop, energy conservation, life cycle cost analysis, building, life safety, and ADA codes.
Ability to perform full professional architectural planning, design, and construction services and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to oversee computer aided design (CADD)/ building information modeling (BIM), and as-built databases, install and update CADD software network computer’s layering standards to maintain portability of CADD files within the office and between consultants.
Effective communication, both orally and in writing, with all levels of employees at the College and with outside consultants and contractors.
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Candidates invited to an interview will be required to submit an electronic version (PDF) of their portfolio.
Master's degree in Architecture, or related field.
Five years of design and construction administration experience with commercial buildings with emphasis on higher education facilities.