Under the direction of the Vice President for Planning, the Campus Architect (Managing Assistant Director II) is responsible for the planning and design of Kean University’s building exteriors, interior spaces and grounds at its multiple campus locations, including new construction projects, additions and renovations. The Campus Architect develops and implements guidelines, standards, policies and procedures and employs management systems to ensure that all projects are designed and managed in accordance with established codes and federal and state regulations. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; two years of professional experience in project management including planning, building design and construction; valid license as a Registered Architect in the State of New Jersey; driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey; and working knowledge of federal and state regulations, building codes, construction practices, inspection requirements and safety regulations is required. Experience in the design of large and small capital projects in higher education is preferred. Work requires physical activity, including the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects; and driving.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Planning, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.