The Architectural Coordinator provides architectural support for new construction and renovation projects. The Architectural Coordinator leads and manages the architectural design staff and organizes project requirements with the other design team Coordinators. The Architectural Coordinator works with the Architect and provides direction to the construction staff and consultants on overall design approach, manages the design phase deliverables and project reviews, oversees all LCPS standards and specifications with particular focus on the architectural elements of the project. The Architectural Coordinator must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of architectural and engineering principles related to school design, construction, and renovation. The Architectural Coordinator must be capable of developing an effective working relationship with consulting architects and engineers, contractors, authorities having jurisdiction as well as administrative and school personnel within LCPS. The Architectural Coordinator will directly supervise design team staff members.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or related field or equivalent education and experience in school design and planning or construction; professional registration preferred (or the ability to obtain licensure) • Five years of successful experience in the construction field in a position predominately related to educational facilities design, review, or related fieldwork • Demonstrates an understanding of policy, regulations, standards, and objectives of public/governmental entities, and state and county building codes relative to the design of educational projects, and coordinates with state and county agencies to ensure compliance; knowledge of the theory and practice of architecture and engineering as it pertains to modern construction methods and school planning techniques • Successful experience in the construction field in a position predominantly related to educational design, review, or related construction work; considerable knowledge of the procedures, techniques, and methods of educational facility and site planning and CADD • Ability to successfully interact with review agencies, county staff, contracted architecture and engineering firms, and LCPS personnel • Demonstrated ability to organize, analyze, and evaluate information, explain requirements, coordinate project schedules and budgets, work independently, and manage personnel • Demonstrated experience to lead the coordination, direct management and supervision of design staff
Internal Number: IRC6303
About Loudoun County Public Schools
Loudoun County Public Schools currently consists of 58 elementary schools, 17 middle schools, 15 high schools, and 2 special purpose schools. LCPS also has administrative offices located at multiple locations. LCPS employs more than 11,500 employees and serves more than 82,400 Pre-K to 12 students. Additional information about LCPS can be found at www.LCPS.org.