Job Board

If you are interested in posting a job on this job board, please contact Jordan Iseler at jiseler[a]aiacolumbus.org or 614-469-1973. Posting on our job board is free for AIA Columbus members and $100.00 for non-members. 

The AIA National Career Center is also a good resource for more job opportunities!

 

 

Project Architect, Architecture and Engineering - Posted March 21, 2017

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career!

TowerPinkster, a regional 100 person Architecture and Engineering Firm based in Michigan is looking for a talented Project Architect.

This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating and leading project teams through the development of construction documents. Technical expertise and experience is used to lead the project team through coordination and quality assurance processes throughout the project.  Participate in document and clarification efforts, as well as submittal review and site observation during bidding and construction.  High rise experience a plus.

Position Responsibilities

  • Understand project manager expectations throughout each phase of the project
  • Perform the coordination efforts with project designer in translating design into contract documents
  • Review and understand project scope and contract for professional services
  • Coordinate project team and through collaboration with all disciplines, lead the development of:
    • Project Plan
    • Code Review
    • Development of Contract Documents
    • Communication and exchange of information
  • Create, organize and coordinate the following:
    • Document format and arrangement of information
    • Document review for accuracy
    • Project milestone progress
    • Scheduling and coordinating document reproduction
  • Review documents with Designer for compliance with design concepts
  • Support Project Manager in establishing and maintaining project milestone, deadlines and delivery dates
  • Create and meet established goals and objectives for the design documentation process
  • Coordinate communication and documents with clients for the project
  • Assist Project Manager in communication with Construction Team throughout construction of project
  • Coordinate and assign team tasks and goals with the architectural technical team
  • In the absence of Project Manager, lead and preside over team meetings
  • Assist Project Manager in Construction Administration, which may include
    • Monitor progress of shop drawings
    • Pay applications
    • Progress meetings
    • Site visits
  • All other job duties as apparent or assigned

Position Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to create a collaborative team project approach
  • Must be flexible to adapt to situations and changes
  • Proficient technical skills with ability to apply technical skills to the job effectively
  • Ability to gather and analyze information and develop solutions

Position Qualifications 

  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Licensure Required
  • Five years of professional  architectural experience
  • Experience in construction administration, document production and design experience
  • REVIT experience and proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs required

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. And having a diverse team fosters fresh perspectives, creating better results. 

TowerPinkster received the 2016 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award, 2016 best Firm Award from Zweig Group and the 2015 Firm of the Year Award from AIA Grand Rapids. These awards were given based on design creativity, community commitment, client commitment and team building. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster's fun and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! We love what we do and it shows!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Project Manager - Posted March 21, 2017

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career!

TowerPinkster, a regional 100 person Architecture and Engineering Firm based in Michigan is looking for a talented Project Manager.

Project Managers oversee projects from the conception stage through construction and completion of the project, making sure the project meets design requirements, schedule, contractual obligations and budget goals. This includes understanding the scope of work, planning the work, organizing the team, leading the team and controlling the project. The main responsibilities are project profitability, client satisfaction and business development.

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Principal on fee proposals, fee negotiations and project team selection
  • Assist in the development of fees based on task, market, staffing and unit cost
  • Assist in proposal development, including determining project fees, team selection, scope definition, schedule, contracts and interviews
  • Collaborate with Principal to prepare contract
  • Collaborate on design presentations and reviews
  • Collaborate with design team on technical decisions
  • Coordinate outside consultants with owner and project team, including consultant selection, fee negotiation, invoice review and communications
  • Provide expertise in contractual negotiations and production meetings
  • Create Project Management Plan, from project conception to completion
  • Manage project scope relative to contract
  • Track changes in scope, schedule and budget
  • Conduct effective meetings, to include agenda, meeting minutes and progress reports
  • Observe project performance and coordinate workload through the entire project
  • Monitor the project for performance to profit and schedule goals
  • Partner with Principal in regards to negotiating additional service fees from clients as they request changes to project scope
  • May, depending on project scope, conduct construction site visits to monitor progress
  • All other job duties as apparent or assigned

Critical Competencies

  • Act with integrity and trust
  • Possess a commitment to excellence
  • Exhibit and promote teamwork
  • Display excellent ability to communicate verbally, graphically and in writing
  • Lead collaboration within project team
  • Have pride, passion and purpose for the work you do, both with team and client
  • Take responsibility for own actions through being attentive and leading by example
  • Diagnose problem situations and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Display a willingness to make decisions, include appropriate people in decision making
  • Identify potential problems in a timely manner and oversee development of alternative positive solutions
  • Able to carry oneself with confidence and adapt personality to client needs
  • Develop professional relationships leading to potential future business
  • Ability to lead a project team with great success

Position Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or engineering profession, AIA or PE License preferred
  • Ten plus years’ experience in architectural and/or engineering profession with five years’ experience in project management position
  • Experience in Healthcare, K-12, Higher Ed, Commercial and Government a plus
  • Well rounded knowledge of architecture and engineering profession and workflow
  • REVIT experience/AutoCad software knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of building components, construction materials, standards and codes
  • Business management knowledge preferred
  • Experience in construction administration or knowledge of construction practices

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. And having a diverse team fosters fresh perspectives, creating better results.

TowerPinkster received the 2016 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award, 2016 best Firm Award from Zweig Group and the 2015 Firm of the Year Award from AIA Grand Rapids. These awards were given based on design creativity, community commitment, client commitment and team building. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster's fun and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! We love what we do and it shows!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities

www.towerpinkster.com We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Project Architect, Healthcare - Posted March 2, 2017

Madison, WI

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leadership and coordination with project team members and consultants from project inception through completion.
  • Assist the Project Manager in directing and managing the project team, mentoring staff, and representing the firm to the client.
  • Deliver design-sensitive projects on schedule and within budget while making authoritative decisions and recommendations of significant impact related to the project.
  • Responsible for the technical planning and execution of the project documents.
  • Participate in client presentations and/or meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of ten years architectural experience, with at least five years of recent Project Architect experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and working on relevant, large-scale healthcare-focused facilities.
  • Broad base of experience with patient, ambulatory, diagnostic facilities and academic medical centers required.
  • Professional degree in architecture and registration required.
  • Revit experience preferred.
  • LEED AP preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, written, verbal and graphics communication skills essential.

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.

Interested candidates can apply here. 

 

 

Project Manager, Healthcare - Posted March 2, 2017

Tampa, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible to the client and the firm for the successful execution and leadership of projects including the meeting of project goals, client service, quality of work performed, utilization of staff, marketing reputation of the firm, and profitability.
  • Overall responsibility for leading, motivating and providing a team environment for the project members by inspiring a shared vision, enabling others to act, challenging the process, taking risks and assuming ultimate responsibility for the team's actions, exercising good judgment and continually increasing people skills.
  • Responsible for articulating and communicating the client's vision, goals and objectives through development of the project work plan during the planning phase.
  • Responsible for developing the project fees and contracts during the planning phase and establishing the project schedule, budget and profitability during the start-up phase.
  • Deliver projects on schedule, within budget, meeting design intent and client vision/goals, and at the required level of quality.
  • Participate in client presentations and project meetings.
  • Responsible for continuous management and development of key, repeat clients. Maintain good working relationships with the client to promote future opportunities.
  • Assist with developing strategies for approaching clients and cultivate business development opportunities by presenting Flad's services to potential clients. Work with marketing to prepare presentations and participate in interviews.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of ten years architectural experience and at least three years recent project management experience.
  • Experience with healthcare-focused facilities preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or related field required.
  • Professional registration preferred.
  • LEED AP preferred.
  • Excellent client management and leadership skills required.
  • Superior technical and presentation skills and a commitment to design excellence essential.

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.

Interested candidates can apply here.

 

 

Senior Architect / Project Manager - Posted February 23, 2017

JBAD, an award winning design firm, offers an exciting career opportunity for an architectural professional in a dynamic and challenging work environment with potential for advancement.

The successful candidate will:

  • BAarch or MArch degree from an accredited university
  • 8 or more years experience in an architectural firm
  • Licensed Architect
  • Be a self-starter who has excellent design abilities and project management experience.
  • Experience managing a project and multiple team members
  • Confidence to be the liaison between office, clients, contractors and consultants.
  • Expert use of REVIT and SketchUp software as construction document production and project presentation tools.
  • Knowledge of the Ohio Building Code and ADA requirements.
  • Experience in working and coordinating with consultants and clients and managing all aspects of multi-discipline projects including scopes, budgets, schedules, deliverables, etc.
  • Experience in specification writing and performing code reviews.
  • Be team and detail-oriented with excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills and strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to oversee production and mentor junior staff
  • Extensive knowledge of construction methods and details and expertise in preparation of construction documents – drawings, specifications, estimates.
  • Multi-family design experience preferred but not required and should be familiar with wood structural systems.

Applicant should present strengths in both written, verbal and graphic communication and analysis using Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop).

This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth for someone who is a self-starter, able to work independently and to multi-task.

JBAD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

Please e-mail your introduction letter, samples of work and resume, including references, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Architectural Project Manager - Posted February 15, 2017

I would like to introduce a position as a Architectural Project Manager, specializing in senior living and other healthcare projects, located in Columbus, OH. Below you will find the all the details about the job opportunity. My name is Macy Banghart and I’m responsible for recruiting, setting up interviews and introducing this role. If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask.

  • Please let me know what a good time to talk would be
  • If someone you know would be interested please feel free to forward this message on
  • If you are not currently looking I would still like to get to know what I could keep an eye out for you
  • To reach me directly I can be reached at 614-932-1329.
  • I’m typically at the office until 6:15pm. Feel free to leave me a message and we can schedule a time to talk that works best for you.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
A well-established architectural firm downtown Columbus. Roughly 15 full time employees. Relaxed environment, flexible work hours. This individual would report to two managers who are the Principals at the firm. We are looking for a project Manager that can hit the ground running with a variety of healthcare projects. Candidates should come in with a high level of construction expertise, familiarity with permitting and building codes. They do not need to be a great designer, but should understand the technical requirements, deadlines, full process of projects and have strong communication skills. Someone who has acted as a project manager for 3+ years should be able to come in and hit the ground running

PAY:
(offer will be based on experience level)
60k – 80k

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take schematic drawings and hand to other to do the production drawings.
  • Manage the entire project life from design through submittal
  • Manage set of construction drawings -Check drawings for completeness
  • Apply building codes, interpret code
  • Lead team internally
  • Create construction documents and specifications
  • Coordinate with HVAC, MEP, structural drawings

QUALIFICATIONS:
MUST:
BS in Architecture
8+ years of professional experience
Project Management experience (Client interface in previous roles)

PLUS:
MS in Architecture
healthcare project experience

Does not need:
Strong design skills (PM role, not doing much design)
licensed architect

Disqualifiers:
If all experience is in single-family residential, retail or state/institutional work

I can be reached directly at 614-932-1329 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Project Designer / Architect - Posted January 28, 2017

0 to 5 years of experience

MSA Architects is expanding our permanent team at our Columbus studio. We have an immediate opening and are seeking a candidate to fulfill the role of Project Designer.

General Characteristics and Experience for the candidate:

  • 0-5 years of post-graduation experience.
  • Personal connection and enthusiasm for the City of Columbus and a desire to live/work/play in the Columbus Metropolitan area.
  • Experience or Interest in one (or several) of our market areas. We encourage candidates to review our website portfolio at www.msaarch.com for examples of our work in these markets.
  • A desire to achieve Licensure within their discipline. A person who aspires to become a licensed Architect (or is in process of achieving licensure) is preferred. However, we are open to the possibility that this candidate may also be a design professional that does not align with traditional architectural licensure career pathways.
  • A person of high integrity willing to follow through with commitments, honors their word, and embodies the character exemplified by MSA leadership and team members.
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to foster long-term client relationships to develop ongoing work opportunities.
  • A self-starting, positive, dynamic, active, outgoing personality who is willing to be an ambassador for the firm.
  • A flexible, easy-going person of a collaborative nature who will work well with our Principals, Leadership, and Team members.
  • A passion to pursue design excellence, regardless of size, scope, or type of project.
  • ADOBE & Presentation software fluency and outstanding capability to develop design process documents and presentation materials.
  • REVIT/BIM fluency and ability to adapt to the latest software tools and resources required to practice Architecture and Design in the 21st century.
  • An understanding of Sustainability and possession of necessary certifications (LEED AP, BD+C, etc.)
  • The potential to grow into a greater leadership role within MSA and our Columbus studio.

Most importantly, a person who will embrace MSA’s core values of:

  • Excellence in Design
  • Excellence in Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Philanthropy
  • Furthering the Design Professions

Please submit resume, portfolio samples, and references in PDF format to the attention of Bill Baker, AIA Principal and John Kelleher, AIA Principal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There is a 10 mb limit on electronic file size. No telephone calls, please. 

MSA Architects is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Director of Projects - Posted January 28, 2017

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

The Director of Projects is responsible for managing Project Services Delivery team; hires, trains, and supervises project managers and construction managers; partners with the planning team to develop appropriate scopes of work and associated budgets; assigns and prioritizes work; assists with office budgets and staff management; recommends project implementation strategies; coordinates team staffing and process oversight from planning hand off to project closure; oversees initial scoping and shortlisting / interviewing of A/Es and construction professionals; assists in final negotiation of various contracts such as Design-Build, CM at Risk, General Contracting; maintains strong relationships with customers and provides clear, consistent communications to customers, department and university leadership, and divisions within FOD; assures compliance with applicable construction policies, procedures, laws, codes and standards. Ensures consistent contract negotiations for all contracts (leases, professional services and purchase agreements).

Reports to the Senior Director of Design and Construction (FDC).

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, construction admin, or related field; technical expertise in design & construction; demonstrated strong decision-making, leadership, staff management, conflict resolution, communication, and delegation skills; ability to work autonomously; ability & experience in reading & interpreting architectural & engineering drawings; experience with standard software (spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software, databases); valid driver’s license; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively w/ multiple constituencies toward a deliverable within a noted timeline; 10+ years’ experience directly applicable to project management and/or construction admin.
Desired Qualifications: Registered Architect or Licensed PE in the State of Ohio; experience w/ computer-aided drafting/design; experience working in higher education, or other large public institution.

For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit http://osujoblinks.com/pz9f

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

 

  

Luxury Showroom Design Consultant - Posted January 3, 2017

Position Reports to: VP of Showrooms

ABOUT THE SHADE STORE®
We're a 70-year family business that prides itself on delivering a world-class customer experience and product. We’ve revolutionized the custom window treatment industry by simplifying and stylizing a traditionally complicated and expensive purchase. We’re growing quickly and expanding aggressively: 50+ showrooms across the country, a state-of-the-art e-commerce website and a beautiful yearly catalog. But with all this exciting growth, our core values and principles have not changed. We still handcraft every product right here in the USA and we still treat each and every customer with the greatest appreciation and professionalism. These are our guiding principles and the backbone of our company – they will always remain true.

WHY WORK AT THE SHADE STORE®
We set out to create a company culture that is enjoyable, rewarding, and where there is continuous upward mobility and growth opportunity. If you work hard, give the company your all, use good judgment, and have a positive attitude – then the sky’s the limit. In return, there are numerous perks and benefits including:

  • Full time highly competitive salary
  • Monthly monetary incentive programs based on performance
  • Cover 80% of health insurance premiums for each employee
  • 401k Available and we match up to 4% of your contributions
  • $100k Life Insurance & STD Coverage provided at no charge
  • Partake in many charities and local events
  • And many more…..

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

  • Help us carry on a 3rd generation family run company, built on Customer Service
  • Bring your 3 – 5 year professional experience to a brand that’s expanding nationally
  • Combine your love of home décor and selling skills to an inclusive team environment
  • Be proud to work for a company that manufactures it’s products right here in the USA
  • Communicate differentiating qualities for custom products
  • Enjoy the autonomy and accountability of being an entrepreneur
  • Embrace change as well as facilitate it
  • Go the extra mile every time to surprise and delight customers
  • Flexible and can work a schedule that includes weekend hours
  • Appreciate the investment you are making in this company and in return, our investment in you

WHAT A DESIGN CONSULTANT DOES:

  • Offers design wisdom and inspiration while helping customers select the perfect window treatments for their home
  • Speaks comfortably on the functional and stylistic benefits of each of our custom products
  • Runs the day-to-day operations of their showroom
  • Identifies outreach opportunities, including marketing to local interior designers
  • Hosts and attends local design events with support from The Shade Store HQ
  • Cultivates and promotes The Shade Store tradition of a positive family atmosphere
  • Participates in ongoing product/technology training, as well as monthly business meetings

IDEAL SKILLSET OF A DESIGN CONSULTANT:

  • Positive and friendly demeanor to every customer and colleague
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Awareness and interest of the design industry
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Self-starter, quick learner, yet team player
  • 3-5 years of experience in either retail, design, sales or customer service

If you're looking to be part of a growing family of enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, we'd love to hear from you!

ABOUT US: We invite you to visit our website and apply at http://www.theshadestore.com/careers

APPLY AT: http://bit.ly/2iwvjna

 

 

Project Architect, Architecture and Engineering

 

 

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career!

 

TowerPinkster, a regional 100 person Architecture and Engineering Firm based in Michigan is looking for a talented Project Architect.

 

This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating and leading project teams through the development of construction documents. Technical expertise and experience is used to lead the project team through coordination and quality assurance processes throughout the project.  Participate in document and clarification efforts, as well as submittal review and site observation during bidding and construction.  High rise experience a plus.

 

 

Position Responsibilities

§  Understand project manager expectations throughout each phase of the project

§  Perform the coordination efforts with project designer in translating design into contract documents

§  Review and understand project scope and contract for professional services

§  Coordinate project team and through collaboration with all disciplines, lead the development of:

o    Project Plan

o    Code Review

o    Development of Contract Documents    

o    Communication and exchange of information

§  Create, organize and coordinate the following:

o    Document format and arrangement of information

o    Document review for accuracy

o    Project milestone progress

o    Scheduling and coordinating document reproduction

§  Review documents with Designer for compliance with design concepts

§  Support Project Manager in establishing and maintaining project milestone, deadlines and delivery dates

§  Create and meet established goals and objectives for the design documentation process

§  Coordinate communication and documents with clients for the project

§  Assist Project Manager in communication with Construction Team throughout construction of project

§  Coordinate and assign team tasks and goals with the architectural technical team

§  In the absence of Project Manager, lead and preside over team meetings

§  Assist Project Manager in Construction Administration, which may include

o    Monitor progress of shop drawings

o    Pay applications

o    Progress meetings

o    Site visits

§  All other job duties as apparent or assigned

 

Position Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to create a collaborative team project approach
  • Must be flexible to adapt to situations and changes
  • Proficient technical skills with ability to apply technical skills to the job effectively
  • Ability to gather and analyze information and develop solutions

 

 

Position Qualifications

  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Licensure Required
  • Five years of professional  architectural experience
  • Experience in construction administration, document production and design experience
  • REVIT experience and proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs required

 

 

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. And having a diverse team fosters fresh perspectives, creating better results. 

TowerPinkster received the 2016 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award, 2016 best Firm Award from Zweig Group and the 2015 Firm of the Year Award from AIA Grand Rapids. These awards were given based on design creativity, community commitment, client commitment and team building. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster's fun and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! We love what we do and it shows!

 

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

 

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities

 

 

 

 

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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