Architectural Designer (#51328)

Tallahassee, FL
Aug 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42117

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Facilities Design and Construction


This position is responsible for development and production of architectural drawings and specifications for campus minor projects; observes and reports on the related construction. Prepares final construction drawings and specifications for review and approval by the Architect Supervisor.
Prepares preliminary design studies and coordinates preparation of related probable cost statements and detailed cost estimates for review and approval by the Architect Supervisor.
Field verifies existing physical conditions at related project sites. Coordinates architectural design work with engineering support consultants. Develops building programs as needed to define the scope of related projects. Reviews building and life safety code requirements and prepares project specific summary analysis reports.


Bachelor's degree; or a high school diploma/equivalency and four years of experience.
(Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to four years.)
Ability to interpret architectural/construction drawings, specifications, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements.
Ability to meet project deadlines.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Knowledge of applicable computer software and operating systems.
Knowledge of principles, concepts, and methodology in designing, estimating, planning, and inspecting construction projects and managing project schedules.
Skill in estimating the costs of materials and equipment.
Ability to interpret technical and artistic designs and create a final product.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain.


Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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