The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is a doctoral, research intensive university located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. It is part of one of the oldest public university systems in the United States. UNC Charlotte offers over 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Academic Affairs plans for and facilitates academic programs and services to help students and faculty achieve their academic and professional goals. In collaboration with faculty governance, Academic Affairs assesses academic programs and facilitates the establishment of new courses and degree programs.
Masters Degree in Architecture or Engineering or Bachelor's Degree with equivalent experience. Desired skills in project management, facility or systems planning, facilities assessment. Architecture license preferred.
The Director of Academic and Research Space must be able to direct and manage the development of instructional spaces, collaborative spaces, academic laboratories and research laboratories in the departments on behalf of Academic Affairs. This position will work closely with the department chairs/deans and faculty who are involved in classroom and laboratory instruction and research; will provide leadership in the design and construction of facilities. The position must provide substantial professional advice on design of new & existing academic and research laboratories and discretion to make decisions that impact function of the spaces; communicate articulately/effectively with variety of staff at all levels of the University community; must be able to apply critical thinking and sound judgement to independently recognize and resolve academic and laboratory space operational issues at UNC Charlotte. Ability to be self-initiating in terms of work duties and keeping abreast of national trends in instructional and research laboratory organization for effectiveness. Ability to periodically update faculty through center for teaching and learning on trends in teaching spaces, laboratory design for effective instruction and increased efficiency in research.
The Director of Academic and Research Space will provide the guidance and support for instructional and research space design, development and maintenance. This position will provide assistance in the planning and design of projects within Academic Affairs including new construction, renovation and maintenance and repair. This position will interact on a consistent basis with the departments, colleges, Academic Affairs faculty and staff and Facility Management, vendors and contractors. The position advises the office of space management, facilities planning, design services and capital construction about specific requirements. In addition, the position works closely with facilities operations and maintenance to monitor the instructional & research laboratories and critical facilities in academic affairs in good condition. The work covers 32 existing academic buildings, new ones in planning and total of 1,654,660 sq.ft.
Apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Please attach a letter of interest and resume with your electronic submission. A list of three references will be necessary upon request.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.