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Senior Administrative Specialist

This position serves as administrative support to the department head, primary point of contact and manages projects and events. Development of press releases, maintaining department's website, and weekly newsletter are additional responsibilities. Must demonstrate ability to make independent judgment, set priorities and have high attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills along with interpersonal skills preferred. Knowledge of office practices and computer programs for graphic design, word processing, and spreadsheets needed. Click HERE for more information.

Post 07 July 2015

Visiting Faculty Positions

Please click HERE to view the2015-2016 Visiting Positions in the Department of Interior Architecture & Product Design

ESKEW+DUMEZ+RIPPLE, APC - Internship Program
Opening: Mar. 23, 2015 / Closing: Jun. 01, 2015

At Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (EDR) we appreciate the fresh enthusiasm, ambitious problem solving, and diverse backgrounds that interns and young professionals bring to the quality of work in our studio. Situated in one of the most culturally rich cities in the world, New Orleans offers an urban environment with a vibrant music scene, world-class restaurants, a deep history of cultures and traditions, and the unique opportunity to make a difference in the largest urban renewal project ever undertaken in our country.

To that end, and considering the upcoming changes to IDP and ARE programs, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple is announcing the implementation of a year round internship program.

The goal of the EDR 6/12 internship program is to provide meaningful and unique professional experience within a studio-based environment. Our program is focused to provide robust mentorship, comprehensive long-term work experience and the challenges and rewards of the profession.

Our intent is to offer a continuous internship opportunity for students with – fall and spring 6 month programs or one 12-month program. These positions are offered to talented and motivated students with backgrounds in our core disciplines of Architecture, Interior Environments and Urban Strategies. Internships are only open to design students who have completed at least six semesters at an accredited institution. Click HERE for more information.

Posted 28 April 2015

Intern Architect or Licensed Architect| Prime Design

                Prime Design in a part of the development team at Elsey Partners, a vertically integrated real development company based in Manhattan, KS.  Elsey Partners designs, builds, and manages infill student oriented projects.  Elsey Partners started in 2005 and has built over 2000 beds in Manhattan, Ks, Stillwater, Ok, and Lincoln, Ne.  The design team is seeking assistance on entitlement, design development, CD’s for permit, and fielding technical questions during construction for project to begin in Minnesota and California.  Compensation would be an annual salary base of $75,000 (Licensed) or $50,000 (unlicensed) with a 10% bonus for receiving building permit per project by scheduled date, half for your families’ health insurance would also be provided.  Please submit resume and 3 references to chris@myprimeplace.com or call Chris Elsey at 785-317-5265.

 Post 28 April 2015

Intern Architect | M+H Architects

Are you looking for a challenging and exciting career that gives you a rewarding sense of accomplishment, purpose and value? Do you want to be a part of a creative team in a modern, upbeat and collaborative environment?

M+H is currently hiring for an Intern Architect position, read on to see if you qualify! M+H Architects is a St. Louis, Missouri architecture firm practicing nationally, with a total staff of about 25 people. We are seeking candidates for an Intern Architect position starting immediately.

Project involvement may include working on industrial, educational, mission critical, corporate office, retail and other commercial facilities, including building additions and renovations.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture.
  • 1-2 years professional experience in an architectural office.
  • Excellent design, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently, effectively and contribute within a collaborative team environment.
  • Proficiency in Revit is a minimum requirement.
  • Excellent digital presentation skills, preferably including Autodesk 3DS Max.

Qualified individuals should:

  1. Submit PDF resumes and work samples (not to exceed 5 MB) to inquiries@mha.us.com
  2. Work samples should include but not be limited to imagery and construction documents of past relevant experience.
  3. Resumes must include a list of project experience and indicate role candidate served for each project.
  4. Provide professional references.
  5. Provide salary expectations.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications and include the above 5 items will be contacted. Please visit our website at www.mha.us.com

Post 24 April 2015

Architecture Graduate | Carlson West Povondra Architects

Two immediate full-time positions for graduates with degree in Architecture. We are looking for talented professionals who are motivated to learn and succeed in a firm with excellent opportunities for professional growth. Revit & Sketch-Up proficiency is preferred. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience and ability. Carlson West Povondra Architects is an 18 person, employee owned architectural firm established in midtown Omaha, Nebraska in 1987. CWPA offers a full range of architectural and project planning services with a wide variety of project types including Commercial, Educational, Community, Justice, Special Needs, Cultural and Religious work.
Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to opportunities@cwparchitects.com

Posted 24 April 2015

Architecture Graduate | Piper-Wind Architects, Inc.

Piper-Wind Architects, Inc. 
Address: 2121 Central St. Suite 143 
City: Kansas City, Missouri 64109 
Website: www.piper-wind.com 
Contact: Pat Hennessey, Office Manager 
Phone: 816-474-3050 ext. 1-303 
E-mail: p.hennessey@piper-wind.com 
Majors: Architecture 
Type: Entry Level 
Positions Available: 1
Title: Architecture Graduate
Application Closing Date: May 31, 2015
Application Response Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter, Sample Portfolio

Position Description: 
Piper-Wind Architects, Inc. is seeking Architecture Graduates to join our downtown Kansas City, Missouri office. Qualified candidates shall have 0-3 years of professional experience preferably within an architectural office, and should be familiar with the tasks associated with the traditional phases of design through construction. In order to be considered for a position, candidates must exhibit strong computer graphic skills in design and construction drawing software (Sketchup, AutoCAD and Revit), basic office software (Microsoft Office Suite), a good design sense and the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Piper-Wind Architects, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Letter of interest and resumes should be sent to Pat Hennessey via email at the above address. No calls, please. 

Posted 20 April 2015

Architect | The Ebert Mayo Design Group

Architectural design position requiring a high degree of independent decision-making and professionalism. Capable of assuming responsibility for essential functions of projects. Coordinate and exercise functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration and completion of projects. Technical knowledge in architecture with broad knowledge of architectural/engineering systems and construction methods.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Kansas licensed architect (or NCARB Certified for reciprocity licensure in Kansas)
  • 5-10 years of architectural experience (with experience in capacity described above)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Designer or Project Architect Experience in Design of Commercial, K-12, or Higher Education Facilities
  • Experience in Coordinating Multi-Discipline Teams
  • Experience Preparing, Coordinating and Delivering Project-Related Presentations to Public and Client Groups
  • Experience Designing and Producing Detailed Working Drawings and Specifications
  • Strong/Balanced Aesthetic Design and Technical Knowledge of Building Architectural Systems
  • Skilled at Multitasking and Working Toward Multiple Deadlines
  • Strong Work Ethic, Competent in a Fast-Paced, Collaborative Design Environment
  • Self-Confident, Inventive and Imaginative
  • Attention to Detail, Completeness, Accuracy and Timeliness
  • Strong Communication Skills - Verbal and Written
  • Excellent Client Interaction (Keeping Client Satisfaction at a High Level)

Desirable Qualifications:

  • On-Site Construction Administration Experience
  • Prior Building Construction Experience
  • Good Understanding of Building Codes, ADA, NFPA, FHA, Etc.
  • Experience Negotiating With Contractors and Other Professionals
  • Good Hand Drawing Skills
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • AutoCAD and/or REVIT Experience
  • Computer Office Suite Experience (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation)

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and resume in PDF format (not to exceed 10MB) to:

Darren Juenemann
The Ebert Mayo Design Group
Architects & Planning Consultants
115 Westport Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502

TEMDG is an equal opportunity employer

Posted 6 April 2015

Intern Architect | Struxture Architects

Struxture Architects in Waterloo have a full time entry level intern architect position open. 

Preferred Education: 5 Year Bachelor Degree

Creating spaces that change lives! Struxture Architects specializes in 21st Century Education Design. The preferred candidate is a recent grad or 1-2 years’ experience that is self-motivated, eager to learn, has a good attitude, and a serious interest in career advancement. We are seeking an ambitious, talented team player who works well under pressure and is capable of balancing deadlines and multiple projects. Will work under the supervision of an architect. Good verbal and written communication skills, Revit skills, MS Office Suite skills are ideal.

Intern 1

  • Entry-level intern actively on the path to licensure
  • Less than 2 years’ experience
  • Develops design or technical solutions under the supervision of an architect

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • MS Office Suite skills
  • Revit skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills

Struxture Architects offers a competitive salary, commensurate upon experience, and opportunities to advance in your career. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical and 401K. To learn more about our work, visit www.struxture.com. Please direct resumes to careers@struxture.com 

Posted 31 March 2015

Entry-level Architecture position | Ascent Architecture and Interiors

Are you getting ready to turn in your thesis project and excited about what’s coming next on your adventure in architecture? Do you want to apply what you’ve learned in studio and grow your career in a fast-paced, supportive environment? Do you want to work on significant projects but live in a small town close to outdoor recreation?

Ascent Architecture & Interiors is seeking candidates for an entry-level architectural design professional to join our collaborative and progressive architecture and interior design firm in Bend, Oregon. This is a new position within our growing team of architects, interior designers, and design professionals. 

Read full announcement here (including qualifications, compensation, application guidelines).

Posted 11 March 2015

Intern Architect | THUNDERhead

Small Boutique Design Build Firm with hands on approach to making cool things. Toggle between sketching, actual fab/const, and the mouse. Versatility a plus, must be sincere, take ownership, dependable and like people. Common sense necessary, we use power tools as well write, publish and draw. Fancy portfolio cool but not a must, surely you have a few things sitting on your desk that show what kind of work you can do. Bring or send those and a resume. We know how and when to be fussy and when not to be. 

We do small Commercial, Residential, Adaptive Reuse, & our favorite, Mixed Use project types generally local to KC, crossroads or outlying areas and occasionally out of town but mostly local. Office out of S. OP Ks but plan on driving to crossroads and different job sites often.  - dale@dalestaten.com - PO Box 24223 OP KS 66283  - CCOE

Summer only or Permanent Placement

3rd year completion or higher, graduate a plus

Posted 11 March 2015


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