Job no: 501974 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 020103 - Gulf Coast Community Design Center Location: South MS Area, Central MS Area Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Jan 22 2021
As an Architect/Community Planner for the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, the primary function of the position is to plan and manage planning-related projects or the studio. Provide exemplary planning services primarily to local and regional partners.
The Gulf Coast Community Design Studio (GCCDS) was established on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2005 to work in communities impacted by Hurricane Katrina and has evolved from disaster recovery to addressing long-term issues of community resilience. Located in Biloxi, the GCCDS is a professional outreach arm of Mississippi State University College of Architecture, Art and Design and operates with a full-time staff of architects, landscape architects and planners, always working in close collaboration with multiple non-profit, municipal and professional partners.
Area of Specialization:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or Planning
Anticipated Appointment Date:
April 1, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manages design and planning projects for the center including project deliverables, oversee additional staff and interns as requested. Manage reporting for grants. 2. Conducts planning related research and analysis. Produce planning materials including reports, maps and other communication pieces. 3. Operate GIS and manage data for the studio. 4. Develops relationships, research grant opportunities and initiate new planning work. 5. Construct formal proposals that include scope of work, timeline and budget. Write and assemble grant applications. 6. Performs routine maintenance and updates for studio, website and blog. 7. Performs other administrative duties including inventory and ordering supplies.
Professional degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture or Landscape Architecture and 2 - 5 years of planning and/or architecture experience.
Professional license in design-related discipline
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent organizations and planning skills Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long range goals
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment No or very limited exposure to physical risk No or very limited physical effort required
All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for at least three professional references.
This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 501974
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
To apply, please go to http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/