Facilities Development Management, Office of the University Architect (OUA), seeks Architects to act on behalf of the Office of the University Architect as the owners Design Manager during all phases of construction projects.
ASU maintains a variety of campus locations, each with a unique and distinctive set of characteristics. “One university in many places” symbolizes the diversity and richness that ASU embraces in its student body, educational programs and physical settings. The Office of the University Architect plays a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the university and stewardship of its resources. The Facilities Development and Management department (FDM) at ASU is comprised of OUA, Capital Projects Management Group (CPMG) and Facilities Management (FM). FDM is responsible for the development and construction of all institutional facilities along with the maintenance and operations programs. Project planning and design is managed by OUA with CPMG taking the lead on construction implementation. FDM manages capital projects of all sizes, including but not limited to tenant improvements, site improvements and new construction. The role of the Architect is to coordinate and manage internal and external teams of design professionals during master planning, design and construction efforts of capital projects to ensure they meet the overall goals of the University.
$74,000 per year. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.
The role of the Architect is to manage internal and external multi-disciplined design professionals during the design phases of a project, including, but not limited to scope, budget and schedule confirmation, as well as monitoring and review of construction documents, and other exhibits as required. During the initial project definition or master planning phases, the Architect will prepare initial scope, budget, schedule and existing conditions assessments with the assistance of internal resources prior to engaging external design professionals, this may include preparing preliminary reports, sketches, space plans or presentations. The Architect manages multiple projects at one time, ranging in complexity and size with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $10,000,000. They are responsible in ensuring that all designs meet Arizona Board of Regents policies as well as University goals, guidelines and contractual obligations. They also assist with updating University standards and guidelines. The Architect will lead the selection process for external design professionals, including contract negotiations.
DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
This position is eligible for flexible work options:
Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field AND three (3) years of architectural experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Registered as an Architect in the State of Arizona OR, NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) Certification and become a registered Architect in the State of Arizona within six (6) months after date of hire. Employee must possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.
Evidence in having eight (8) years of architectural design experience in interior tenant improvements, renovations and additions (e.g. laboratory, office/classroom).
Researched based projects
Revit, Sketch Up and 3D rendering software
Design, hand sketching
Construction cost estimating
Managing multiple projects and coordinating the work of a design team to ensure compliance with the program statement
Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revue and PMIS (Project Management Information Software) programs
Architecture and architectural principles, practices and techniques
LEED AP or Green Associate Certification
Working with allied professionals including architects, planners, interior designers, landscape architects, engineers and other specialty consultants
Demonstrated knowledge of:
International building codes and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code; federal and state facility and code requirements; accessibility standards
Building materials and construction methods; and structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering system integration related to building costs
Effective communication skills
Building materials and construction methods
Federal and state facility building and accessibility code requirements
Structural, mechanical and electrical engineering systems relating to building functions and costs
LEED and current sustainability concepts
Various project delivery methods including Job Order Contract (JOC), Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) and Design Build (DB)
Organize and coordinate the work of others
Lead by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution's sustainability programs
Communicate with customers, colleagues, and the public using a telephone and in-group and face-to-face, one-to-one settings
Think critically and present the right depth of relevant data and information to an audience
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Effective communication skills with customers, clients, and the public using a telephone and in-group and face-to-face, one-to-one settings. Drive University vehicle and/or cart to campus site.
ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.
ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits
ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee. https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator
For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.
This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.
This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.
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