Project Architect- HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Syracuse
  • Posted 8 months ago


Are you a passionate Architect with experience in Higher Education projects, seeking a rewarding hybrid/remote work opportunity within commutable distance of Upstate/Central New York? Look no further! Join our dynamic firm in the heart of Upstate New York, where we are dedicated to holistic sustainability, innovative design, and creating invigorating learning environments.

About Us:

At our Upstate New York firm, we don’t just design buildings; we shape the future of education. Our passion lies in holistic sustainability, building science, and exploring regenerative and resilient approaches to Architecture. We take pride in revitalizing existing structures to accommodate new programs and transforming spaces into state-of-the-art academic marvels. You’ll find a warm and welcoming home with us if you share our dedication to these ideals.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a talented Project Architect with at least 8 years of experience in Higher Education projects. This is your chance to express your passion for educational design and contribute to creating beautiful, energy-efficient buildings. Here’s what you can expect:

Challenging Projects: Working on Higher Education projects will challenge you daily to produce elegant design solutions that cater to a diverse client base.

Team Collaboration: You will lead and manage a team of talented, creative designers, collaborating closely with them from concept through construction.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Implementing the project scope within budget and client expectations.
  • Preparing and delivering compelling project presentations.
  • Effective communication with clients and team consultants.
  • Coordinating the efforts of various consultants.
  • Ensuring quality assurance and control measures are met throughout the project.
  • Mentoring and instructing team members.
  • Building and maintaining positive client and consultant relationships.
  • Exploring the deeper meaning and design possibilities in your projects.


  • Proficiency in Revit.
  • Strong knowledge of sustainable building science principles.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
  • Friendly and kind interpersonal skills.
  • Efficient project management abilities.
  • Eagerness to develop your professional expertise.
  • A desire to grow in your career development.
  • Professional Architectural degree.
  • Proven experience in designing and executing Higher Education projects.
  • Ability to identify and integrate sustainable design principles into project design.

Our Offerings:

We value work-life balance and genuinely care about our team’s well-being. Here’s what we bring to the table:

Unlimited Personal Time Off: Enjoy the flexibility to balance work and personal life. Stay connected through regular team meetings, firm-wide meetings, and happy hours, whether you’re working in our beautiful office or remotely within a 3-hour radius.

Professional Development: We support your pursuit of professional accreditations by reimbursing exam fees and offering an immediate salary increase upon licensure achievement. We also cover the cost of annual license renewals once you’re licensed.

Comprehensive Benefits: You’ll receive a competitive salary ranging from 85-95K and complete health, vision, and dental coverage for you and your family. We offer a 401K plan with the firm contributing a percentage of your gross salary to your investment account.

Our Office: Located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, our office is just blocks from historic Armory Square, offering the finest shopping, dining, and nightlife. Our LEED Silver office is equipped with sit-to-stand desks, breakout hubs, and cutting-edge technology while providing breathtaking panoramic views of Syracuse and the surrounding area.

Join Us:

Our Office: Located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, you are a few blocks from historic Armory Square and its finest shopping, dining, and nightlife. Various workspaces are available for daily use, including sit-to-stand desks at every workstation, breakout hubs, and larger gathering spaces with various technologies available. Our LEED Silver office is bright and open, offering sweeping panoramic views of the City of Syracuse and the surrounding area.

To join this creative, culturally diverse firm in a small city in beautiful upstate New York, interested candidates should submit their resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] or call 866-966-2466.

Embrace the opportunity to design the future of education with us. Your passion and expertise are the missing pieces we’ve been searching for!

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