Open Staff Positions

        IIT College of Architecture also has the following staff positions open. Interested applicants must apply through the IIT Human Resources website.

        Currently, open staff positions include:


        Director of Buildings & Operations

        The Director of Buildings & Operations oversees physical, operational and programmatic support for administrative, academic and special programs in the College of Architecture’s three primary buildings: S.R. Crown Hall, 3410 S. State Street and The Mineral & Metals Building. In addition to building maintenance and operations oversight, the Director manages the space planning and utilization for core academic programs, and coordinates special programs and events for the College, University, and broader design community. In doing so, a key objective of the Director position is to facilitate the stewardship and care of buildings, spaces, and equipment, fulfilling the vision and mission of the Dean of the College, in conjunction with University strategic planning.

        Building Stewardship
        a) As educator, directs academic and administrative facilities planning, setup and use of existing academic and administrative equipment and the procurement of new within Crown Hall, 3410 and M&M to service the needs of students, faculty and staff. Manages development of the College Handbook that provides guidelines and protocols for the stewardship of buildings and equipment provided to students, faculty, and staff as well as visitors to the College. Coordinates with University supplied services and facilities to support the College infrastructure.

        b) As building monitor, disseminates university-wide initiatives related to facilities planning and maintenance affecting all IIT buildings and reports campus issues affecting performance of CoA buildings and surroundings. Ensures the safety and function of building operations to maintain the health and welfare of the facilities, students, faculty and staff of the College.

        c) As licensed architect, coordinates with historic preservation efforts and the University planning for stewardship, maintenance and improvements of Crown Hall and related facilities. Participates on the Architectural Design Review and Recommendation Committee on behalf of the Dean, to provide professional review of IIT proposed building and campus projects to support the program.


        Building Development & Improvements
        a) Designs and executes Dean’s space planning directives related to academic, curricular, and faculty needs. In collaboration with University Facilities and Design & Construction Department assists in coordinating University Design and Construction-led capital improvements to Crown Hall, 3410, and Materials & Metals; including on-site coordination of maintenance and service work orders through Facilities Department as well as university provided sub-contractor services.
        a) Coordinates general repair and maintenance requests through the Facilities Department work order system as needed for daily service and monitors, reviews and makes recommendations regarding critical building and equipment performance and operations for long-term building maintenance needs and equipment replacement.

        b) Provide after-hours / on-call facilities support for emergency conditions and coordinates with Public Safety, Network Services and contracted maintenance services in order to maintain a safe, secure and clean building facilities conditions

        In addition to performing duties during regular departmental business hours of 9am-5pm the Director position also requires flexible work scheduling to support special event setups and academic time constraints as well as emergencies.

        Provide after-hours / on-call facilities support for emergency conditions and coordinates with Public Safety, Network Services and contracted maintenance services in order to maintain a safe, secure and clean building facilities conditions.

        Qualifications

        Experience/Education

        The position requires a graduate degree in either architectural design or a related design field; a minimum of 10-15 years of professional (architectural, architectural engineering or architectural construction administration) experience is required in the educational and institutional industry.

        Knowledge and Skills

        Fluency in the use of: 

        Word processing, documentation and presentation software (Word, Excel & PowerPoint and Pages, Numbers and Keynote, etc.)

        Graphic presentation and visualization software (Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator)

        CAD drawing programs – (AutoCAD or similar)