Charlottesville, Virginia
Mar 21, 2018
Apr 25, 2018
Full Time


The University of Virginia invites letters of application, curriculum vitae, and nomination for the position of Architect/Planner.

Under the direction of the Architect for the University in the Office of the Architect, the Architect/Planner researches, develops, and prepares preliminary and final program plans for short- and long-range capital planning efforts and assists in process design for planning efforts and capital projects. The Architect/Planner also serves as a resource for the development, analysis, and synthesis of space utilization and architectural and interior design.

The ideal candidate must be service-oriented and have the ability to work successfully on a large variety of projects as a key team member, either independently or in a multi-disciplinary group, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. They must possess demonstrated planning-related written and graphic work products. They must also have knowledge, abilities and strengths in space utilization, overall program planning, architectural design and developing feasibility studies for capital projects and development of long range capital planning and space allocation strategies


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Planning, Architecture, or Engineering.
  • A minimum of 4-7 years of progressively relevant planning and/or design experience with an analytical background and strengths in space utilization, benchmarking, overall program planning, architectural design, developing feasibility studies for capital projects and development of long range capital.
  • LEED AP accreditation preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and electronic database development (GIS experience is desirable).

The University:

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing leaders who are prepared to shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. The students who attend have been chosen because they show exceptional promise. The University remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. Since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, UVA has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2.

To Apply:

To express interest in this opportunity, please prepare and upload a cover letter stating your interest in the position, along with a CV to and search posting number 0622824.

This search will be carried out with full confidentiality.

Federal law requires the University to publish an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The document is available on the University's Clery Act Website and contains information about crime statistics, available resources, and safety policies.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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