Function of Job: 

Under general supervision of the Staff Architect, to develop/coordinate documents for functional programming, construction cost estimating, design and construction, and to provide design management for a variety of renovations and new construction projects.

 Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Confer with campus users, as assigned, to identify requirements and develop statements of program.
  2. Prepare preliminary plans/cost estimates based on programmatic requirements.
  3. Prepare detailed design/construction documents.
  4. Provide project management for selected assigned projects from preliminary planning through construction administration.
  5. Assist in the review of design/construction documents prepared by others.
  6. Select furnishings/finishes for a wide range of applications.
  7. Provide support to Staff Architect and other administrators on special projects.
  8. Maintain and update campus handicapped accessibility plan, existing conditions maps and construction standards.
  9. Maintain library of manufacturers' information, samples, and manuals.
  10. Perform other related duties, as assigned. 

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related field and 5 years of related experience in planning, design and construction administration.
  2. Experience in coordinating the design process.
  3. Familiarity with building/life safety codes and handicapped accessibility requirements.
  4. CADD production experience, preferably AUTOCAD.
  5. Proficient architectural drafting/drawing ability.
  6. Good communications skills, both written and oral. 

System Approval:     3/16/94

Effective Date:     3/16/94 

This document is a generic classification specification of the University System of New Hampshire.  Its purpose is to describe the representative responsibilities and general level of complexity, and it is not a substitute for the specific job description of the individual position.

*** NOTE: Revised - original approved 5/23/86, as "Design Associate".***