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The Architect will create preliminary design and planning of various projects for Education, Research and Healthcare on UAMS campuses state wide.


  • Assist Space Planner and space requestor in completing space requests.
  • Designs, documents and manages projects as assigned. Manages consultants and fees.
  • Develops and Manages project budget and scope.
  • Use lean planning processes for project that are to be constructed.
  • Participate in and manage the work of consultants in execution of the project.
  • Ensure participation of internal departments in the meetings to gain their project needs.
  • Assist the Facilities Planning and Design group to manage, design and present non-project initiatives.
  • Assist the project team with graphics and documentation.
  • Reviews and recommends actions for all A&E funding requests.
  • Reconciles and acquires approval for all budget issues prior to construction beginning.
  • Reviews all use of design contingency to meet department rules and provides Vice Chancellor of Campus Operations with appropriate request prior to proceeding and in a not to extend schedule.

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. Minimum five years of professional facilities planning and design experience. Registration as a professional architect in the State of Arkansas, or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment. American General Contractors (AGC) CM-Lean Construction certification or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment.

Salary: Neg.

All interested candidates visit & apply to requisition # 2017-40100
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