As a senior-level architect or project lead, this position performs advanced planning, scheduling, and coordination, for new, small, in-house, design and construction projects. This work includes preliminary working drawings, specifications, and cost estimates, as well as ongoing project management. This position also plans and coordinates major alterations and improvements to existing buildings and facilities.
This position does not provide project management for larger public works projects.
• Licensed architect, with ability to obtain Washington State licensure within one month of beginning employment. • Five or more years of professional experience as a licensed architect in planning, construction and project management of public works and alternative public works projects. • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. • Ability to manage time well and under pressure. • Experience managing multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously. • Ability to work effectively with employees of diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization, and with outside agencies. • Working knowledge of architecture, planning, construction and project management. • General knowledge of scheduling, budgeting, and hazardous materials used in construction, • AutoCAD proficiency • Current driver’s license or ability to obtain driver's license within one month of beginning employment.
• Five years architectural project management experience in a college/university or similar setting. • CAD proficiency, • LEED certification • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and page layout programs • Working knowledge of relational databases
Additional Salary Information: New hires typically begin at $5,603.00/month including an excellent benefits package
About Western Washington University
Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.