Architectural Designer

UCLA Capitol Programs UCLA Capitol Programs Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 8 '19Posted on:

Posting Category: Architecture, Capital Programs, Project Management, Project Coordination

Work Location: US – Los Angeles, CA 90095


Job #: 30459

Work Hours: 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Work Days: Monday through Friday

Job Type: Full-Time, Career

Salary Range: $23.04 - $45.54 hourly

Posted Date: 07/03/2019

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Architectural Design Manager, incumbent acts as an Architectural Designer assisting Architects, Project Managers, Construction Managers, and Interior Designer assigned to new construction, renovations, modifications, and repairs of facilities that are under the management of Housing & Hospitality Services (H&HS). Duties include preliminary project design, preparation of construction documents, project management, construction management support, and acting as a liaison between H&HS Departments and other University Departments.

At UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services (H&HS), you become part of UCLA's tradition of excellence by providing quality housing, dining, and hospitality services to student-residents, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited professional program in Architectural Design, Environmental Design, or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Required

Minimum of two years of professional experience in design and building industry in private practice, corporate and /or institutional settings, preferably with universities, colleges, or school systems. Required

Knowledge of construction management industry standards and practices, safety standards, and codes to construct facilities and manage projects. Preferred

Experience in project planning and management, involving critical path

analysis and scheduling. Preferred

Skill in working independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated success in working in collaborative style, in following through with tasks with minimal supervision, and in promoting a high degree of professionalism in meeting assigned responsibilities. Required

Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact professionally, effectively, and tactfully with University personnel at various levels and with public in all matters pertaining to assigned projects. Required

Skill in using AutoCad, Revit, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Project Scheduling. Required

Skill in preparation and interpretation of construction documents including but not limited to bidding requirements, general conditions, agreements, technical specifications and architectural drawings. Required

Working knowledge of University forms, policies, procedures and ability to process forms required to accomplish various transactions. Preferred

Ability to prepare and present effective graphic and oral presentations and to assist groups in determining specific opinions, solutions, etc. Required

Skill in preparing effective graphic presentations such as, colored 2-D drawings, 3-D renderings, physical models, and finish material boards. Required

Ability to take independent action, demonstrate initiative, dependability, good judgment and solve problems. Required

Skill in organizing and monitoring work to ensure completion in a timely manner when there are interruptions, changing priorities, changes in workload, and competing requirements to meet deadlines. Required

Knowledge of USGBC's LEED Rating Systems. Required

Skill in using Primavera construction management software. Preferred

Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push, pull, and crouch for an extended period of time and to lift items weighing up to 35 pounds as required when reviewing project assignments. Required

Possession of a valid California Drivers license. Preferred


Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to and search for Requisition 30459. Or, quicklink:


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks of vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan; various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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