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Project Director - Higher Education 

Category Architecture  

EYP is seeking a Project Director for the Higher Education group to be responsible for effective delivery of projects including design and technical excellence, profitability and positive client relations. This individual will:

  • Serve as the primary client contact on day to day issues
  • Participate in the marketing strategy sessions regarding project fee proposals and goals
  • Develop a draft Orangesheet (goals) for project in conjunction with project team
  • Present Orangesheet to ensure the goals support the firm objectives
  • Be accountable for project goals being met including profitability, design, technical quality, schedule and client satisfaction
  • Implement firm Project Delivery processes including Quality Management Plan
  • Stamp and seal construction documents in accordance with firm policy
  • Prepare, monitor and update budgets, workplans and schedules
  • Prepare and implement corrective action plans to ensure project goals are met
  • Work with Project Executives on additional services, contracts, and client relationship
  • Prepare and maintain Owner/Architect and Architect/Consultant contracts
  • Manage consultants including processing of consultant invoices
  • Work with Practice Leaders to estimate staffing needs and assign work to team members
  • Be responsible for supplying timely 3-6 month revenue forecast to Practice Leaders in each location
  • Be responsible for monthly Earnings/Billings execution
  • Be responsible for Aged Account Collections
  • Mentor staff
  • Be responsible for ensuring Project Data (cost, schedule, change orders, graphics) are forwarded to marketing database in timely manner at each project phase
  • Use technology and methodologies to create innovative approaches to building design
  • Consistently strive to improve technical quality of work product by keeping abreast of new technologies, changes in building codes, and advances in the industry
  • Work collaboratively in a cross discipline environment to produce integrated project documents, and insure integrated design approaches and solutions
Position Requirements
  • Professional degree in Architecture
  • At least five years of architectural/engineering and management experience, including experience in supervision and project management of medium-size projects and a variety of project types.
  • Professional license
  • Ability to apply diverse knowledge of design and discipline
  • Ability to negotiate contracts
  • Ability to understand financial measurements of projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to successfully manage client relationships
  • Ability to lead others and foster teamwork
  • Ability to use good judgment and make timely decisions
  • Proactive management style
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to motivate project teams toward goal-oriented results
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Project Director  
Req Number ARC-20-00033  
Location Dallas, Texas  
About the Organization
EYP is the leading architecture and engineering firm developing new ideas and design solutions with mission-driven clients in higher education, government, healthcare, and science & technology.

Our clients are in the business of changing lives for the better: promoting peace and prosperity; educating the next generation; transforming the healthcare experience; driving discovery and innovation; and protecting the environment. They expect their buildings to have as profound an impact on human behavior and performance as they do on energy and the environment - that's why they come to EYP.

We believe the built environment empowers our clients to succeed - as individuals and organizations - and that their success should be a key measure of building performance. Our interdisciplinary Total Impact Design approach helps clients achieve their mission.

We begin by understanding the 'whys' driving every client's vision, needs, and goals. We encourage our clients to be ambitious - to imagine a future where expectations are achieved and even surpassed. The design we co-create is realized through creative collaboration and an iterative process tested and informed by rigorous research. Long after project completion, we continue to partner with clients to measure and analyze how a building contributes to the ongoing success of their mission.

EYP design innovation is characterized by our dedication to:

• People - liberating potential to transform human performance
• Purpose - actively helping clients advance their mission
• Planet - maximizing available resources to advance sustainability
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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