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Health Care Practice Leader
Kahler Slater

Kahler Slater seeks an innovative architect with passion and expertise in the design of healthcare facilities to join our Healthcare (HC) team as a Team Leader.

This is a “closer/doer” (practice-builder) role, responsible for collaboratively leading the continued growth, evolution and positioning of our national healthcare practice, and strategically leveraging our portfolio and your expertise to capture broader healthcare design opportunities throughout the country.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Client management, project organization and start-up, and the development of new business in the healthcare market
  • Working in collaboration with other leaders on the HC team, this leadership role will strive to leverage the capabilities of the firm and build our healthcare practice
  • Development of client and practice strategies, market positioning and leadership within the healthcare market
  • Recruit and develop staff on the healthcare team

Experience

  • Experience in developing relationships with new and existing clients that would enhance the firm’s competitive advantage and positioning in the healthcare market
  • Experience in the development and direction of large-scale, programmatically complex architectural projects, especially in the healthcare market
  • A proven track record of success working in a senior leadership role with a minimum of three (3) large healthcare clients, including the development of client relationships that led to new and continuing business
  • Familiar with the effective utilization (by others) of key programs, like Revit and SketchUp
  • Experience in the delivery of traditional (design-bid-build), IPD and D/B projects

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Design or Interior Design (master’s preferred)
  • A minimum of 15 years of architectural experience, five or more years of which being responsible for marketing, client development, and/or management of a healthcare-focused studio or office
  • Strong presentation skills, including being articulate and convincing in interviews and presentations
  • Affirmative, “C-Suite” client references
  • Possessing a collaborative and consensus-oriented approach to design and decision-making
  • The ability to develop partner relationships that lead to successful results, within the firm and externally – with clients, consultants, and other key participants in the design and development process
  • The ability to assess, mentor and coach team members, in order to develop future leaders on the healthcare team
  • ACHA, ACHE or EDAC accreditation is preferred; LEED accreditation is a plus
  • A self-starter who possesses entrepreneurial skills

Working Relationships and Scope
As one of the overall Team Leaders on the HC team, you will work closely with other team and firm leaders to create, promote and implement the HC team business plan. We currently have offices established in three cities – Milwaukee, WI, Madison, WI and Singapore – in addition to our evolving presence in Richmond, VA. Specifically, you will:

  • Work directly with all HC team members
  • Work closely with the HC team’s national Business Development Director (located in Richmond) to identify, pursue and win new work, and with the Client Services team to position our services and respond to existing and prospective clients’ needs

Working Conditions

Schedule flexibility is both required of you and will be returned to you due to the many concurrent projects and anticipated team responsibilities. Frequent regional and national travel is required in order to service clients, develop new business and for professional development. Our expectation is you will spend the majority of your time with existing clients, prospective clients, and strategic business partners. As is customary in the industry for professional design staff, “full-time” will exceed 2,080 hours over the course of the year.

Link to Apply   https://www.kahlerslater.com/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a78859e7ba7e033017bea5df75b1e9b&gns=AIA+-+Virginia

posted 9/24/21

Health Care Project Architect
Kahler Slater

Kahler Slater is seeking a registered Project Architect with 7+ years experience for our Healthcare Team. Successful candidates are design forward, technically savvy, problem solvers, and passion players.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct the work of both internal and external team members
  • Coordinate the project’s design intent with technical requirements
  • Work in all phases of the project from concept through construction administration
  • Interact with client as well as with contractors, consultants, and public authorities
  • Provide schedule, staffing, and budget support to Project Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES   

  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • Architectural license is required
  • 7+ years of experience on projects with increasing responsibilities
  • 4+ years of Revit production experience, and proficiency utilizing Revit
  • Experience in healthcare building typologies
  • Experience in the selection of building materials and systems
  • Successful team-orientation and collaboration behaviors
  • Diligence in seeking solutions to complex problems
  • Strong communications skills, spoken, written, and graphic
  • Efficiently responds to client needs
  • Coaching mindset
  • Effective time management with multiple deadlines
  • Maintains a positive, professional attitude

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS AND SCOPE   

  • Report to Project Manager
  • Collaborate with Team Leaders
  • Represents the firm in alignment with Kahler Slater’s core values
  • Mentors junior staff members

WORKING CONDITIONS  
Work is performed in a professional, collaborative, creative, open office environment. As is customary in the industry for professional design staff, “full-time” will exceed 2,080 hours over the course of the year. Great flexibility in your schedule is both required of you and returned to you due to our many project deadlines. Occasional travel is expected as it relates to servicing clients and professional development.

Include a cover letter, resume, and portfolio when you apply. 

Kahler Slater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Kahler Slater is an E-verify employer.

Link to Apply: https://www.kahlerslater.com/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a7885ac7beb3bef017befefa70d27af&gns=AIA+-+Richmond

posted 9/24/21

Healthcare Senior Project Architect
Kahler Slater

Kahler Slater seeks a registered design professional with 10-15+ years of experience who already has had successful experience in the lead role on many non-routine and complex assignments while holding the daily design and technical development responsibilities on healthcare projects of varying scale. Successful candidates are design forward, technically savvy, problem solvers, and passion players.

You will be expected to generate, coordinate and translate concepts into final solutions while developing critical components on a large project or leading the technical solutions on any variety of concurrent smaller projects. You should be experienced with materials and methods of construction. Regularly directing the work of both internal and external team members you are a “go-to” person that is the technical lead on the projects to which you are assigned.

You may also be asked to provide planning and design support, plus support the management tasks of Project Leaders, but your primary focus will be on the technical aspects of projects, interacting with the client as well as with contractors, consultants and public authorities. You will need to effectively collaborate with a variety of project team members during the design process in our team-based working environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BA or BS (minimum) or Masters degree (preferred) in Architecture
  • Architectural license is required
  • 10-15 years of experience on projects with increasing responsibilities
  • 4 or more years of Revit production experience within an office environment, and proven proficiency utilizing Revit
  • Experience in the design of healthcare environments
  • Experience in the research, evaluation and selection of building materials and systems
  • The ability to translate design concepts into the development of details
  • Evidence of successful team-orientation and collaboration behaviors
  • Diligence in seeking solutions to complex problems
  • Excellence in all communications (oral, written, graphic); with attention to the details
  • A professional manner
  • A creative problem solver!
  • Effectively provides direction to and coordination of the work of engineering sub-consultants on complex projects
  • Respects and efficiently responds to client needs
  • Coaching and mentoring aptitude
  • Ability to work successfully under pressure within restrictive time deadlines while maintaining focus and positive attitude

Working Relationships and Scope

  • Reports to Health Care team leaders
  • Works closely with project managers and firm leaders to successfully deliver projects
  • Regularly represents the firm while interacting with clients, consultants, contractors and public authorities
  • Serves as a mentor to less-experienced staff on the team

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a professional, creative, open office environment with business casual attire. As is customary in the industry for professional design staff, “full-time” will exceed 2,080 hours over the course of the year. Great flexibility in your schedule is both required of you and returned to you due to our many project deadlines. Occasional travel is expected as it relates to servicing clients and professional development.

Include a cover letter, resume, and portfolio when you apply. 

Kahler Slater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Kahler Slater is an E-verify employer. Link to Apply https://www.kahlerslater.com/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a78839f7b97e358017bc128fa506e2d&gns=AIA+-+Virginia

posted 9/24/21

Staff Architects and Designers
Hickok Cole | Washing D.C.

EMPLOYEER PROFILE

We’re a forward-focused design practice connecting bold ideas, diverse expertise, and partners with vision to do work that matters – to our clients, our communities, and to us. We’re also a sociable group who like – and know how – to have fun. We’re moving into an amazing new studio at 300 N Street, NE in Union Market and which will increase our ability to create and collaborate, while at the same time allowing up to two days per week to work from home.

Most importantly, we’re always on the lookout for inspired people to inspire us. Are you curious about the future of our field and eager to help drive it? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and rise to a challenge? Are you a self-starter that can work independently, knows when to ask questions, and is comfortable collaborating with a team? Good, you’ve come to the right place.

***JOB POST BELOW***

WE ARE HIRING STAFF ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS!

What we are looking for

  • Experience in commercial office and/or multifamily residential building design
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (professional degrees preferred)
  • Exhibits design and technological sophistication, and is self-starting, energetic, and creative
  • Excellent model-making, SketchUp, Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills
  • Strong graphic and design talent
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Valid work permit (USA)

What we prefer

  • Strong design skills in Lumion, Rhino and/or Enscape
  • LEED AP
  • Progress towards Architectural Licensure

What we offer

  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Health & Dental Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Weekly office happy hours
  • Opportunity to pursue passion projects through our iLab Micro-grant Program
  • Lunch and learns for career development and licensure maintenance
  • Community volunteering and outreach opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities through our many committees

Qualified applicants should address their CV, portfolio in PDF format, letters of recommendation, and queries for this vacancy to: Robert Holzbach, Principal

For more information visit https://hickokcole.com/careers/ or email careers@hickokcole.com

https://hickokcole.com/career-development/

posted 9/14/21

Associate Architect
510 Architects

510 is growing!

We are seeking to hire a full-time entry level associate architect.

510 Architects is an award-winning architecture / interior design firm located in the Scott’s Addition area of Richmond VA.   Our firm consists of passionate profes­sionals who excel working in a highly collaborative environment. Our project types are large scale adaptive re-use projects, multi-family dwelling, and hospitality / entertainment.  We offer a work environment that promotes work / life balance.

Looking for someone with 0-2 years of experience.  Prior experience working on construction documents, in Sketch-up, and Revit is a plus.

If interested, please email jwhite@510architects.com

posted 8/1/21

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