The Office of the University Architect at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX is accepting applications for the position of Planner. Information about the Office of the University Architect can be found at http://universityarchitect.tamu.edu/.
This mid-level Planner position will be under the supervision and direction of the University Architect and will be responsible for: supporting the planning, landscape architecture and conservation efforts to preserve and enhance the built environment at Texas A&M University (TAMU); ensuring development and changes to the built environment encompass an integrated approach toward the long-term sustainability and management of architectural, environmental, cultural and land resources; assisting in monitoring and coordinating the development and management of the Campus Master Plan; and verifying proposed campus projects are in compliance with TAMU design guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or closely related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Six years of experience of planning and design of construction projects.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning in specific areas such as transportation, land use and programmatic/architectural planning
Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning in general areas, such as land use suitability, site analysis and urban design
Knowledge of campus planning and current developments in planning including social and environmental considerations
Experience in the planning and design of construction projects
Knowledge of local, state, and national building codes and regulations
Working experience and ability to operate files in: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In Design, SketchUp, and Microsoft Office
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Self-starter with initiative to function in a self-created, fast paced environment with attention to meeting tight schedules
Applicant should be demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to lead and work in teams, and be able to present and communicate complex planning concepts in written, oral and graphic form to a variety of audiences
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning. Today, we stand as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow. Texas A&M is located in College Station, Texas, about 90 miles northwest of Houston and within a two- to three-hour drive from Austin and Dallas. Texas A&M offers more than 120 undergraduate degrees, 240 graduate degrees and several professional degrees through 16 colleges and schools. With a current student body of over 64,000 and a physical campus of over 5,200 acres, Texas A&M is among the nation’s largest universities.