11 managerial job opportunities in companies and architecture schools | New

Now more than ever, the industry needs strong leaders to guide businesses and academic institutions to success. While it takes a team to accomplish projects and goals, directors lead offices, lead teams, and can even act as “buffers between design teams and the highest level management of an organization.”

As a trusted source in the architectural community, our industry-leading job site has connected job seekers with businesses for many years. Archinect highlights ten leadership positions currently open at companies and universities for this week’s round of organized jobs.

Company management positions

Improvement office. Image courtesy of Milo Kleinberg Design Associates (MKDA)

Milo Kleinberg Design Associates (MKDA) is looking for a Technical Director
Location: Miami, Florida

The description: The Miami office of MKDA is seeking a Technical Director. The Technical Director runs the office as an expert in technologies and systems that improve the quality, profitability and performance of our projects. This person must understand the need for careful drawings, coordinated information and well-detailed buildings as part of the overall success of our business. (Read more here)

NYC Parks Arsenal West seeks design director
Location: New York, New York State

The description: NYC Parks is an award-winning municipal agency that designs, builds and preserves public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. The Citywide Services division works directly with Parks Leadership and other city agencies to assess, plan, design and implement reconstruction and improvement contracts. Through such partnerships, Citywide Services directs the agency’s efforts towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. (Read more here)

64North is looking for a Studio Director / Communications / Office Manager
Los Angeles, CA

The description: 64North is a Los Angeles-based design studio dedicated to collaborating beyond traditional boundaries to create innovative architecture, branding, interiors, websites and product design. Will assist the company’s leadership in business development, including supporting business development and coordinating social media. Assist company management in the administration of digital design projects such as websites and branding and / or product design projects such as furniture and lighting design. Assist firm leadership in public relations / marketing on behalf of the office, including outreach to editors, editors and curators. (Read more here)

* The company is also hiring a post manager / intermediate / senior architect

Hidden Ridge Residence. Image courtesy of 64North

Krueck Sexton Partners is looking for a CIO

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The description: Krueck Sexton Partners is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable IT candidate to join our growing organization. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting network databases and systems, updating system hardware and software, troubleshooting system errors, and assisting members of the team in supporting data security and optimization. The IT Manager provides hardware and telephone support, software and application support, system administration, data integrity and infrastructure management. Extensive experience in technology and IT, as well as experience in the maintenance and installation of IT systems, is a must. (Read more here)

* The firm is also hiring a technical coordinator

AKAM is looking for a Compliance Director
Location: New York, New York State

The description: The Chief Compliance Officer is responsible for managing and expanding a proprietary compliance database, tracking compliance deadlines, alerts and limiting exposure related to dealing with violations, permits , renewals and all other urgent matters relating to the growth of the real estate portfolio. (Read more here)

* The firm is also hiring an assistant in the operation of the building

Bellona Ave House, Baltimore, MD (2007). Image © Victoria Sambunaris / Courtesy of Caplan Colaku Architecture

Caplan Colaku Architecture is looking for a Senior Architect, Director

Location: New York, New York State

The description: Caplan Colaku is an award-winning architecture firm based in Manhattan. We specialize in simple and modern designs for high end residential projects, as well as landscape projects, art galleries and museums. They are looking for a motivated, organized and creative high level Architect with over 10 years of experience to join our team. Must be a licensed architect and have experience in high end construction projects. (Read more here)

New York City Department of Administrative Services Seeks Director of Workplace Services
Location: New York, New York State

The description: DCAS’s Real Estate Services (RES) division supports New York City government operations by providing services for the city’s real estate needs. RES is responsible for the planning and management of the 37 million square foot space, city-wide acquisitions (lease or purchase), sales and other dispositions of city-owned real estate, architectural design and project management, zoning and land use analyzes, disposition of 15,000 – owned lots, valuation of properties and financial analysis of real estate transactions. (Read more here)

PARADE STAFFING is looking for an operations manager
Location: New York, New York State

The description: The mission of the Director of Operations is to develop and maintain a solid operational base that allows the design and branding team to produce high quality work and the company to enjoy sustained financial growth. . Reporting directly to the Director and an immediate peer to the Design Director, the Operations Director will manage studio operations and all business functions. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the field of architecture or interior design, with demonstrated experience in project and resource management, professional standards, finance, new business development and human resources . (Read more here)

* The firm is also hiring an architect, an intermediate / project architect and a BIM manager.

Academic leadership positions

Tulane University is looking for a Director of Architecture (Open Rank)
Location: New Orleans, LA

The description: Tulane University School of Architecture seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director of Architecture Programs with a rank and salary commensurate with educational credentials and experience. The position start date is January and no later than July 2022. The Director of Architecture is responsible for providing academic and administrative leadership for undergraduate and graduate architecture programs (BSArch, B. Arch, M.Arch I and MSARC); oversee program budgets, develop curriculum, identify instructors, coordinate teaching assignments and class schedules; assist the Dean’s Office with the program accreditation, review and evaluation processes. (Read more here)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks Associate Director
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The description: The Architectural Supervisor position supports the General Manager in overseeing the department’s design professionals, operating and reporting the department function, and improving the work process and workplace. Administrative responsibilities include planning, organizing and managing the day-to-day operation of the unit, ensuring the quality of the work performed by the unit, managing human resources and supporting staff development. This position will continue to manage capital projects and provide technical expertise in support of operations planning and facility design. (Read more here)

New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) Seeks Masters Program Director in Professional Studies – Healthcare Interior Design
Location: New York, New York State

The description: The New York School of Interior Design, an independent and accredited institution of higher education fully dedicated to the discipline of interior design and its allied professions, is seeking a person to serve as the Program Director of the Master of Professional Studies – Healthcare Interior Design. The program director of the MPS program serves in recruiting students, and as the “content expert” and public face of the healthcare interior design program. (Read more here)

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