Project Architect

College of Southern Nevada
Added on: 1 Sep 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Nov 2023

Project Architect


Job Description


*This position will be open until filled.


This position assists in the management of planning, design, construction, and analysis of facilities used by CSN. Duties performed are for in-house projects, projects performed by licensed A/E’s, and projects administered by the SPWD including coordinating and overseeing the projects from the programming phase through construction. This position will also be responsible for participating in short- and long-term master planning efforts for the College, such as, preparing campus capital project proposals, the development and maintenance of long-range plans, the development and maintenance of the College’s aesthetic and functional objectives, and communication with a diverse range of groups, including College constituencies and municipal officials. In addition, this position will also be responsible for the development and implementation of the management and use of real estate holdings. The position will maintain an inventory and detailed records of all properties acquired or disposed of, as well as managing and recommending acceptance or rejection of new properties or potential gift properties


The ideal candidate will have the following Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities


• Good communication skills, including verbal, written, and graphic.


• Thorough knowledge of construction, planning, design, programming, budgeting, and scheduling of projects.


• Basic knowledge of contracts, purchasing, and bidding requirements.


• Skilled in both manual and computer-aided drafting.


• Knowledge of codes and statutes relative to construction and design, such as IBC, ADA, ANSI, and FEC.


• Competence in Microsoft Office suite programs


Required Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture


• Registered with Nevada Architectural Registration or have the ability to do so within 6 months of the hire date.


• Five years of experience in the field.


Preferred Qualifications


• Experience with public sector projects or State Public Works Division projects.


• Ten years or more of Architectural experience with the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) or other educational institutions.


Starting Salary Range


Administrative Faculty Grade D


The starting salary is $75,564.


CSN offers a generous benefits package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long-term care, short-term disability, and legal). Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, and tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents. Perks encompass on-campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs. Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.





Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)


To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:


• Resume/CV


• Cover Letter


• Contact information for three professional references (Name, email, and phone number)


• Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)




Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


Local Search


Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.




CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) must use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


Posting Close Date



Note to Applicant


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.


This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.


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The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.


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