Associate Director

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Associate Director
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA001853

Department: 3909910201-Facilities Plan Design & Const

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Facilities Services. The Associate Director coordinates the Planning and Design and/or modification of the physical facilities, facilities infrastructure, and real property associated with operating the campus and provides recommendations to the Director on all institutional policies and procedures related to the management of facilities design, and construction.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees the planning, programming and design for new facilities and for repair and renovation projects for existing University buildings as well as the responsibility for providing accurate estimates for those projects.
  • Provides strong management and leadership for a staff of design professionals composed of Design Specialists, Interiors Specialists, Landscape Architects, Space Managers, Project Managers, and Support Staff.
  • Collaborates with Associate Director of Construction in master planning activities, the development of long-range capital improvement plans for the University and the preparation of annual reports outlining those plans for the Board of Regents.
  • Oversees, manages, and provides direction as necessary in the development of engineering and architectural designs for alteration, renovation, repair, and maintenance projects.
  • Recommends and advises the Director in the implementation of campus-wide design standards for both new construction and alteration/renovation projects and to ensure compliance with those standards in all campus projects and execution of the Facilities Mission.
  • Collaborates with Facilities Services maintenance staff as well as the campus community by providing engineering, technical and architectural assistance as necessary.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture; licensed architect in the State of Georgia or a licensed Architect in another state with a current reciprocity license for the State of Georgia or the ability to successfully obtain a reciprocal license within six months of hire

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Ten or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::
    Proficient with Revit, Sketchup, AutoCad and other design software technology. Familiar with Georgia design and building codes. Experience in planning in the field of Higher Education.

    Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

    Job Open Date: 03/20/2018

    Job Closing Date: 6/27/2018

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/16/2018
    Application Due: 6/28/2018
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