Practice Lead K - 12

IBI Group IBI Group Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 22 '18Posted on:

Company Description

We are a global team of dedicated and experienced architects, engineers, planners, designers and technology professionals who share a common desire – to help our clients create livable, sustainable, and advanced urban environments.

From high-rises to industrial buildings, schools to state-of-the-art hospitals, transit stations to highways, airports to toll systems, bike lanes to parks, we design every aspect of a truly integrated city for people to live, work, and play.

Our collaborative and combined approach focuses not only on creating the best solutions today, but also determining the right solutions for tomorrow. We believe cities in the future must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and a human touch.

At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Our values:

Integrity – We do what is right.

Partnerships – We work together.

Excellence – We pursue design excellence.

Innovation – We embrace ingenuity.

Community – We build community.

Job Description

Most of the things you’ll work on:

  • Develop and grow client relationships primarily in Education for K-14  
  • Work alongside the IBI Education Buildings leadership to develop and grow the business and be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of design and client care.
  • Coordinate cross sector collaboration efforts with other Sub-sector Leads
  • Create/develop inter-office working relationships
  • Review and participate in proposal preparation and client presentations 
  • Inspire confidence as a subject matter expert in the K-14 market
  • Provide high level guidance for complex projects
  • Mentor and manage a team


You'll need to have:

  • Architectural Degree from an accredited program, Masters’ degree is preferred
  • Minimum15 years’ experience in K-14 projects
  • Licensed Architect with current registration in California
  • Ability to think strategically and with an equal interest in business and practice issues
  • Experience with large complex projects within a large multi-disciplinary practice
  • Demonstrate creativity, passion and interest in design and planning
  • Experience of the regulatory approval process / building plan check review and permitting
  • Knowledge in a range of Education projects with experience in other Sub-sectors also an asset  
  • Be an established figure in the Education design industry with a proven track record of project and client management 

Additional information

Office Description:

Our employees enjoy our small office feel and all the perks of a big office support system. You’ll have direct access to management and also benefit from our enthusiastic, helpful organizational resources team. We have a shared company-wide passion and work together to reach common goals; IBI Group encourages its employees to grow and take on responsibilities based on ability rather than seniority. We are a close-knit group that emphasizes work/life balance and appreciates comradery.

Office Perks:

Our LA office is located downtown with many restaurants, cafes, and major amenities within walking distance. The office is accessible by bike, car, and public transportation. Public transit subsidy provided.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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