University of North Texas Dallas - Senior Project Architect
The University of North Texas System invites applications for the position of Senior Project Architect.The University ? the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city ? seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow?s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/This position is responsible for the coordination of real estate items, planning, design and the execution of construction and major renovation projects for the campuses that comprise the University of North Texas System. The employee may provide supervision for one project manager as determined by departmental workloads. Work is performed under the supervision of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.With a staff of 20 architects, interior designers and other construction and administrative professionals, this office provides professional planning and construction management for the campuses and System Administration for all major renovation and construction projects.These responsibilities range from initial project development through programming, design, construction and commissioning. Working closely with the administration, faculty, staff and students, the System Facilities Planning and Construction Office implements the highest standards in design, particularly focusing on high-performance, efficient, and sustainable facilities.This position is responsible for the coordination of real estate items, planning, design and the execution of construction and major renovation projects for the campuses that comprise the University of North Texas System. The employee may provide supervision for one project manager as determined by departmental workloads. Work is performed under the supervision of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Manages and monitors project development to ensure meeting project goals, UNT System standards and code compliance.* Directs the RFQ and RFP processes for selection and approval of professional service providers and prepares final work agreement.* Represents UNTS at local, regional and state agency meetings when directed.Coordinates, conducts administrative and personnel duties as necessary.* Ensures that campus wide reviews are conducted at the end of each design phase and that a detailed technical review of final construction drawings and specifications is conducted within the time allotted by the approved schedule.* Coordinates, supervises, and reviews work of consultants engaged to serve UNT System in the development of its physical facilities.* Assists with the preparation of proposed project budgets and maintains approved budgets through completion of the project.Performs other job related duties as required or assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit ? and takes actions to prevent ? discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.