The Office of the University Architect at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for the position of Planner. Information about the Office of the University Architect can be found at http://universityarchitect.tamu.edu/.
This mid-level Planner position will be under the supervision and direction of the University Architect. The Planner will be responsible for: supporting the planning, landscape architecture and conservation efforts to preserve and enhance the built environment at Texas A&M University; ensuring development and changes to built environment encompass an integrated approach toward long-term sustainability and management of architectural, environmental, cultural and land resources; assisting in monitoring and coordinating the development and management of the Campus Master Plan; and verifying proposed campus projects are in compliance with TAMU design guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or closely related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Six years of experience of planning and design of construction projects.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning in specific areas such as transportation, land use and programmatic/architectural planning.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning in general areas, such as land use suitability, site analysis and urban design. Knowledge of campus planning and current developments in planning including social and environmental considerations.
Experience in the planning and design of construction projects.
Knowledge of local, state, and national building codes and regulations.
Working experience and ability to operate files in: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, SketchUp and Microsoft Office.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Self-starter with initiative to function in a self-created, fast paced environment with attention to meeting tight schedules.
Applicant should demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to lead and work in teams, and be able to present and communicate complex planning concepts in written, oral and graphic form to a variety of audiences.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Texas A&M opened its doors in 1876 as the state's first public institution of higher learning. Today, we stand as a research-intensive flagship university dedicated to sending Aggie leaders out into the world prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow. Texas A&M is located in College Station, Texas, about 90 miles northwest of Houston and within a two- to three-hour drive from Austin and Dalla...s. Texas A&M offers more than 120 undergraduate degrees, 240 graduate degrees and several professional degrees through 16 colleges and schools. With a current student body of over 55,000 and a physical campus of over 5,200 acres, Texas A&M is among the nation’s largest universities.