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Architect III

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Position Information

Working Title Architect III
Classification Title Architect III
Position Number J0085341
Hours Per Week 40
Department FM Planning/Design
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position No
Position Summary

The Architect position plays an integral role in planning and oversight of project design, construction drawings, contract administration, consultant selection, code review and compliance, budget and cost estimating services in support of alterations, building additions, new construction and the maintenance and repair of state-owned buildings at the University of Kansas Medical Center state owned properties.

Required Qualifications

• 5 years of being a registered Architect. Presently with state of Kansas license.
• 5 years of experience in design, construction, and project management.
• Demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills, and experience necessary to assess complex, technical, operational and performance design/ construction issues and make recommendations for resolution.
• Proficient in code review and compliance.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Reveit Architecture and Microsoft Office including Microsoft Project.

Preferred Qualifications

• Familiarity of 2012 IBC Codes
• Familiarity of 2010 ADA Standards
• 2 Years of experience with university projects.
• Experience in establishing effective relationships between public/private entities e.g. City and state government, university faculty and administration, community groups and industry executives
• Proven embrace of diversity within the immediate workforce while serving a very diverse community

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Sedentary
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

Hiring Range
EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Provide sealed architectural design and oversee production of construction. Coordinate engineering and specialty needs of the project with other professionals for development of a final set of construction documents.

Description of Job Duty

Reviews architectural schematic designs, design development and final construction documents prior to approval for bidding and construction for assigned maintenance and capital construction projects by reviewing complex architectural drawings and specifications submitted by privately contracted professionals to verify State and Agency/Department standards, Program Plan and Master Plan criteria, and regulatory codes and applicable standards are met.

Description of Job Duty

Select and negotiate fees and contracts for professional and nonprofessional consultants for assigned capital construction and controlled maintenance projects, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and using judgment necessary to engage the most highly qualified firms within available budget limitations.

Description of Job Duty

Provide construction administration oversight for assigned maintenance and small capital construction projects by verifying and reporting project cost controls/budgets and authorizing payment of payment applications, recommending remedial measures where necessary, monitoring changes to projects, providing oversight of project inspections and testing, and by accepting, subsequent to review, project warranties, guarantees, as-built documentation and by oversight of project close-out procedures and acceptance of completed projects.

Description of Job Duty

Other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation