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2/16/2021 – Marketing Coordinator, Ross Barney Architects

Ross Barney Architects is a Chicago-based architecture and urban design studio. Occupying a unique place within the panorama of contemporary practice, the studio is characterized by a reputation for work in the public realm. From community buildings to campus buildings for premier academic and research institutions, to groundbreaking transit stations that connect vibrant neighborhoods, Ross Barney Architects has produced distinctive structures that have become community icons.

Ross Barney Architects is seeking a full-time Marketing Coordinator to join its collaborative team. This position requires an energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and graphically sophisticated individual. Working closely with the Marketing Principal, this position will be responsible for coordinating and managing the Studio’s projects pursuits and digital footprint. The Marketing Coordinator will lead the development of collateral for ongoing and recently completed projects to be used in new business opportunities – including proposals, qualification packages, and presentations. A successful applicant is eager to learn the history of Ross Barney Architects, passionate about storytelling, and looking for a position that has long term growth opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate proposals and manage submission schedules
  • Lead the development of marketing collateral for ongoing and recently completed projects
  • Facilitate material creation for lectures, presentations, project interviews, etc.
  • Manage project data information database and refine project close-out procedures for marketing archive (written, drawing, and photography assets)
  • Support day-to-day marketing efforts (external and internal)
  • Manage award submissions
  • Manage the studio’s digital media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn)
  • Manage the studio’s website (Craft CMS)
  • Develop and identify ways to continuously improve marketing processes, tools, and materials

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Required proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and MS Office (Powerpoint, Word, and Excel)
  • MA/BA degree in business, design, communications, marketing, journalism, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with AEC or adjacent industry is preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • A passion for writing and storytelling
  • Strong organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong communication, graphic, content creation, and creativity skills
  • Persistent and assertive, but not abrasive
  • Involvement in professional societies and community organizations is encouraged

Submit resume and work samples (graphic and written where possible) to work@r-barc.com by March 19, 2021 @ 5:00 PM CST with the subject line: Marketing Coordinator.
Full-Time
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Chicago
Illinois
United States
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1/25/2021 – Architectural Design Team Member, Ross Barney Architects
Ross Barney Architects is an architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture studio committed to designing distinctive solutions for every project that we undertake. Established in 1981 by Carol Ross Barney, the firm enjoys a long and successful history of creating innovative, environmentally responsible, user focused architecture and civic spaces that stand the test of time. Chicago, Illinois is our home base and laboratory.

Seeking Project Architect/Designer with 2-8 years of experience. Team player, self-starter and creative problem solver. Candidate should possess strong technical knowledge and detailing skills for small to large scale project sizes. Able to lead design documentation and coordination of drawings with consultants. A successful candidate will be able to navigate between project architect and project team member roles. You should also have good time management skills and be able to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.

  • 2-8 years of experience
  • Licensed or actively pursuing licensure a plus
  • Professional degree from an accredited university
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Provide demonstration of proficiency in Revit, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite
  • SketchUp and AutoCAD knowledge preferred
  • LEED accreditation a plus

Full-Time, Commensurate with experience and qualifications
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ar@r-barc.com



12/1/2020 – Director of Healthcare, Flad Architects
Flad Architects specializes in the planning and design of innovative facilities for healthcare, higher education, and science and technology clients. Serving these markets globally, Flad is a recognized leader in resolving the complex needs of knowledge-based organizations. The firm’s planning and design solutions give scientists, physicians, and academics the facilities to make discoveries that advance research and improve health.

Flad offers its employees in nine cities hands-on, collaborative work environments where everyone can achieve their highest potential. To hear what our employees say about the firm and learn more about Flad, please visit flad.com.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing new project targets and expanding the Flad project portfolio in the clinical care and hospital markets.
    Collaborate with marketing on lead generation to develop a strong network of clients. Responsible for continuous management and development of key, repeat clients.
  • Provide strategic preparation and participate in client interviews.
  • Maintain good working relationships with the client throughout the project to promote future opportunities.
  • Develop successful, collaborative working relationships with all team members to ensure integrated projects are produced.
  • Mentor and develop less experienced team members on all aspects of client/project management, including negotiating and developing project fees and contracts.
  • Responsible for overall project quality and execution including program, planning and design. Articulate and communicate the client’s vision, goals, and objectives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field required; Master’s degree in architecture or healthcare administration preferred.
  • Minimum of fifteen years architectural experience with five or more years of recent project management and business development experience with health facilities required. Previous office and/or studio leadership experience preferred.
  • Proven record of effective business development and project management with the ability to approach clients, win project work, maintain on-going client relations, and handle multiple projects simultaneously required.
  • Professional registration preferred.
  • LEED accreditation preferred.

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at humanresources@flad.com.

Full-Time
Salary Dependent Upon Experience
12/01/2020
Madison, Wisconsin
United States

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https://external-fladarchitects.icims.com/jobs/1404/job


12/1/2020 – Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Endowed Chair, at the rank of Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Architecture

About the University of Illinois

The School of Architecture is part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois, an internationally recognized research and educational institution. The University supports faculty as active researchers in the humanities, arts, sciences, engineering, and design through opportunities for funding and vital cross-disciplinary exchange in the campus’ many institutes, centers, and initiatives. These include the Campus Research Board, the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, the Center for Advanced Study, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and numerous other more specialized centers. In addition, ground has been broken on the new Siebel Center for Design, and the Carle/Illinois College of Medicine has its initial cohort of students.

The arts also play a vital and recognized role in the university’s service mission as a state university, as evidenced by the historic examples of the Krannert Art Museum and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, each a respected international hub for innovative scholarship and public engagement.

Recent years have found the University renewed in its commitments and investments in ensuring access for all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation. In this work the School of Architecture enjoys support from dedicated staff at the college and campus levels who can work with students, faculty, and staff to facilitate learning and transformation with regard to racism, violence and prejudice in all its forms.

Supported by the nation’s third largest research library and abundant technological resources, the University of Illinois provides a rich environment for collaboration and experimental ventures.

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position, for the inaugural Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Endowed Chair, at the rank of Professor. In honor of Kerbis’ service as an innovative architectural engineer involved in some of the most ambitious modern projects of the twentieth century, we seek an eminent national or international leader to advance discovery and education at the intersection of architectural structures, materials science, and experimental engineering.

Qualified candidates not interested in a tenured position may be considered for a visiting professorial position subject to annual renewal.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

In recognition of Kerbis’ leadership as a woman in a male-dominated field, we also seek an individual with demonstrated commitments to expanding opportunities for women and underrepresented minority groups in this important area of research and practice.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will bring an active research agenda, extensive practice experience, or a combination of both. For researchers this includes evidence of excellence in scholarship, teaching, leadership experience, and a distinguished record of impact. For practitioners, this includes a body of work that has been recognized through awards and publication. Interdisciplinary experience working with peers, partners, or clients is a high priority.

Candidates may come with a variety of professional degrees and from different academic backgrounds including but not limited to:

Holding a pre-professional, professional, or post-professional degree in architecture or engineering;
Professional licensure in architecture or engineering;
Ph.D. is architecture or related field;
And/or evidence of equivalent distinguished professional experience.

Preferred experience includes demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring in participatory learning environments. Candidates must meet campus and departmental standards for holding an endowed professorship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Application Procedures

To ensure full consideration for the tenured or clinical position, applications must be received by January 15, 2021. Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload the following:

A cover letter that includes description of your specific interests in the research environment at the University of Illinois, your primary scholarly and/or design accomplishments, and your future teaching objectives related to the position (3 pages maximum).
A complete curriculum vitae including postal address, email address, and phone number.

After an initial review of applications, select candidates will be asked to provide additional materials that include research and/or practice accomplishments, relevant teaching experience, and contact information for professional references. In accordance with the health regulations of the State of Illinois, interviews will be conducted over video platforms.

All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

Please direct any inquiries to:

Professor Marci S. Uihlein, Chair, Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Endowed Chair Search Committee
School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
611 E. Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign, IL 61820 USA
217.244.6284 (voice) / muihlein@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
Responsibilities and Opportunities

The successful candidate will play a leadership role in the Building Performance Program Area, the School of Architecture, the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and the University of Illinois through research, service, teaching, and public engagement. The School expects the candidate to fully capitalize on interdisciplinary opportunities with colleagues from across the university, initiate new curricular efforts based on their research and/or practice, and engage both undergraduate and graduate students in original research. Teaching responsibilities may include lectures, seminars, and studios.

The Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Endowed Chair will be provided the resources to support two graduate students as Kerbis Fellows and an additional research stipend for the term of the named chair appointment.

Salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date will be August 16, 2021.

Context

The Illinois School of Architecture offers a NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree, in addition to its B.S. and M.S. in Architectural Studies, and Ph.D. degree programs. The school also offers joint graduate degree programs with Civil and Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning. The school also has semester and year-long study abroad programs with universities in Germany and Spain, respectively.

In 2018, the hiring professionals surveyed by Design Intelligence Quarterly (DI) ranked the school’s Master of Architecture degree program in the top 15 nationally for producing graduates who are prepared “for success in the profession and designing a sustainable future.” The QS rankings placed Illinois in the top tier globally, ranking fifth in the nation among public research universities. In addition, the school was ranked in the top 25 of Time and Money Magazine’s Affordability Rankings.

Full-Time
Salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
12/01/2020
Champaign
IL
United States
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https://jobs.illinois.edu/faculty-positions/job-details?jobID=138935&job=college-of-fine-applied-arts-gertrude-lempp-kerbis-endowed-chair-architecture-138935


11/3/2020 – Associate Dean for Research & Innovation – Texas Tech College of Architecture

The Texas Tech College of Architecture (CoA) seeks an Associate Dean for Research (ADR), who will play an important role in shaping the CoA’s goals in leading critical discussions in architectural and urbanism research, as well as design research and innovation. The ADR is an administrative role within the CoA with direct oversight of tenure and promotion for CoA faculty, faculty development, research grants and opportunities, grants oversight, research assessment within CoA, and guidance of all centers and research units of the CoA. The successful candidate will set forth a vision for constructing a research culture within the CoA that builds on and broadens existing collaborative research efforts and individual faculty research and contribute to the CoA’s increased prominence and emphasis on design excellence. The position will require teaching within the core curriculum of the CoA, as well as the broad integration of research activities of the faculty within the pedagogy of the CoA at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The ADR works directly with the Dean of the CoA, the Associate Dean of Academics, the Executive Director of the CoA, and the Department Chair.

Candidates must possess a strong record of personal accomplishments (scholarly or creative activity), a record of collaboration, a record of securing federal and foundational funding for their own personal or team initiatives, and a record of distinguished and/or innovative research, demonstrating a fluency in design research and activity. The candidate should thus have a record of excellent administrative experience, distinguished teaching, and while a Ph.D. is preferred, individuals with a professional or terminal degree in architecture or related fields are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader and effective communicator, able to provide positive, clear, and innovative guidance on developing the strategic plan for the CoA’s Office of Research & Innovation. The ideal candidate will have a committed and proven ability to work with a diverse body of faculty and diverse student populations. The ideal candidate should be tenured or should be able to demonstrate a record of teaching, creative work/research and service that is commensurate with tenure at Texas Tech at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University (TTU) is a Tier 1 research institution in Lubbock, Texas with over 38,000 students. The main campus is located in the wide-open expanses of the American Southwest and its unique cultural and physical landscape with proximity to the artistic mecca of Marfa, Texas where the College is establishing a growing presence. In addition, the CoA is the only school of architecture with a regional site on the U.S./Mexico border in El Paso, Texas. The CoA also conducts a robust study abroad program in several countries including Korea and Singapore and has established a new semester abroad program at the TTU’s center in Seville, Spain. TTU is part of the Texas Tech University System which consists of four component institutions and operates at multiple campuses and academic sites across the state and the globe and includes a new campus in San Jose, Costa Rica.

College of Architecture
The CoA graduates students through the B.S. Architecture, professional M. Architecture, M.S. Architecture, and an interdisciplinary PhD in Land­Use Planning, Management, and Design (LPMD). M.S. degrees are offered in Digital Design & Fabrication, Urban & Community Design, and Health & Wellness Design. Moreover, graduate certificates are also offered in Digital Design and Fabrication, Health Care Facilities Design, Health and Wellness Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Land Arts of the American West, and Urban and Community Design.

Rankings
The CoA celebrates continued rank increases by Design Intelligence in the category of “most hired from schools” (#10 in 2019). Additionally, the CoA is ranked as the #1 Hispanic serving college of architecture in the nation by the Hispanic Outlook on Education in 2019.

Values

  • CoA mission and core values: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/architecture/about/the-coa/mission-values.php
  • CoA statement on diversity and inclusion: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/architecture/about/the-coa/diversity.php
  • Texas Tech University’s statements on diversity and inclusion: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/

Required Qualifications
Candidates must have:

  • a terminal degree in Architecture (professional M. Arch degree or equivalent international degree or professional equivalency);
  • Progressive administrative experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-professional degree in the area of expertise
  • Ph.D. degree in the area of expertise and/or equivalent experience in professional practice
  • A record of grants management oversight
  • A record of securing federal and foundational funding for personal or team initiatives

Administrative experience

  • a strong research and creative work agenda;
  • a record of collaboration;
  • a record of distinguished and/or innovative research, demonstrating a fluency in design research and activity; and
  • a distinguished teaching experience in the area of expertise.

Application Procedure:
Please apply through the Texas Tech University System job website at www.texastech.edu/careers (Search for Requisition # 19560BR) or follow the link provided: https://bit.ly/37hKTfs

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via Skype in mid-February with a potential for on campus interviews in early March 2021 if permitted under then current pandemic conditions. If in person interviews are not possible, finalists will be asked to attend subsequent virtual interviews. The appointment will begin at the start of the Fall 2021 semester.

Required Materials
Applicants should submit the following required materials in digital format (PDF):

 

  • Letter of Interest that summarizes the candidate’s creative activities, research interests or agenda, teaching experience, and service interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Vision Statement for CoA Office of Research & Innovation
  • Research and Creative Work Statement (1 page)
  • Teaching Vision Statement (1 page)
  • Diversity Statement- The CoA is committed to inclusive excellence. We request that all applicants submit a statement explaining how their previous and potential contributions enhance a culture of diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, creative activity and/or service.
  • Samples of research, scholarship and/or creative work
  • References (3), noting professional relationship and contact information

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.