- Manages university projects as assigned;
- Reviews plans for code compliance and proper design;
- Assists in the management and coordination of activities involving comprehensive planning of campus facilities;
- master planning of the university environment;
- formulation of project criteria for alterations, repairs and renovations to ensure physical needs of the university are fulfilled.
- Develop, update and renewal of CAD drawings and as-built drawings.
- Utilizes software such as Ad-Adstra to accurately track university space.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Adheres to University and department policies, procedures, and regulations. 5%
- Plans, programs and/or coordinates the accomplishments of University-funded projects with the building occupants and Physical Plant's personnel regarding work methods, interpretation and clarification of drawings, and the scheduling and coordination of work performed by university forces, contract labor, and sub-contractors. 25%
- Develop and maintain database of as-built electrical, mechanical, and structural drawings; Responsible for drafting/CAD/archive functions to maintain facility record files and databases. Manages the space allocations of university departments and makes recommendations for re-allocation of space. Develops the preparation of complex drawings, specifications, and work schedules for alterations, additions, and renovations to university structures. 20%
- Confers with appropriate faculty/administrators to determine programmatic needs and scope of proposed alterations, additions, and renovations to facilities; analyzes feasibility of change, explores alternative designs, incorporates building system requirements, fire code requirements, and ADA standards; and designs and estimates the cost of the proposed work. 15%
- Serves as member of the Space Utilization and Allocation Committee and the University's Master Planning Committee. 10%
- Accurately completes university space allocation documents requested by the Bureau of Buildings and the Institutions of Higher Learning and submits them in a timely manner. 10%
- Completes drawings, specifications and other necessary documents to secure materials and items of work to be supplied by vendors and sub-contractors in accordance with State purchasing laws; develops contracts; and processes invoices for payment. 5%
- Directs and coordinates the work of University and/or state employed planners/architects/engineers in the development of construction documents and execution of work on major renovations and construction of new facilities. 5%
- Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
- Responsible for coordinating, directing and inspecting the work performed by contractors, sub-contractors, contract labor, and University employees on University-funded renovation and construction projects.
- Directs and coordinates the work of University or state employed planners, architects, and engineers in the development of construction documents.
- Responsible for drafting room functions, including maintenance of the architectural and engineering information in the campus facility archives.
Contacts within the University include extensive interaction with all University Administrators, faculty, and staff.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, and Software:
The machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices, and software listed below are representative of those which must be utilized to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Utilizes personal computer, computer software (word processing, spreadsheet, database, CAD and Power Point,) photocopy machine, large format plotter, fax telephone, calculator, University vehicle, ladder, and drafting equipment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelors degree in Architecture or Interior Architecture.
- Architectural License and a minimum of 2 years related experience.
- Registered and licensed through the Mississippi Board of Architecture or successful completion of the NCARB architect registration exam.
Architectural License and a minimum of 4 years related experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must provide copy of Architectural License or proof of successful completion of the NCARB architect registration exam. Additional University/Departmental Information:
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 16 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply. Work Hours:
8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday