LS3P Sector Leader – Higher Education

Our vision is simple. In our commitment to the Southeast, we create architecture that enriches community through a culture of design excellence and expertise, innovation and collaborative engagement.

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to creating spaces that enrich communities with lasting impact. Our projects are driven by a deep understanding of local culture, needs, and aspirations, resulting in designs that resonate with and enhance the communities they serve.

At LS3P, we don’t just design buildings; we create iconic landmarks that define skylines, inspire people, and transform spaces. Join us in shaping the future of architecture and design in the Southeast!

We are currently seeking a Sector Leader for Higher Education to join our Columbia office. You are a strategic, thought leader providing insightful data to guide decision making. You have a clear understanding of the LS3P brand and vision as well as the application industry experience, emotional intelligence, strategic thinking, and integrity to grow our firm throughout the Southeast.

The Higher Education Practice is one of our leading revenue sectors in the firm. This team of experts work seamlessly across our 12 offices and is involved with local and national professional organizations. Join our team of passionate architects, designers, and practice professionals dedicated to creating a wide variety of tomorrow’s higher education environments. If you are a visionary leader with a strong commitment to design excellence, we encourage you to apply and be part of our exciting projects that impact the higher education landscape.

A Day in the Life:

  • Engage with our Office Leaders, Practice Leader, Practice Advancement Center team, and Business Development team to develop and execute sector strategy
  • Partners with Office Leader to develop, evaluate, and adjust NSR targets for sector in office to achieve goals of the firm
  • Participate in community service and outreach supporting local and national organizations
  • Lead, develop and mentor across project team members to elevate level of technical and sector expertise
  • Manage the quality of design and execution of projects
  • Lead project work as appropriate

Your Strengths as a Sector Leader:

  • Expertise in sector trends and execution of projects
  • Ability to direct and motivate work efforts of others and handle project challenges
  • Creativity in developing tactical plans for market growth
  • Understanding in the design and procurement processes for higher education clients
  • Demonstrated business development skills within the industry and region

What You Bring To The Table:

  • Registered Architect with Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Architecture from a NAAB-accredited university
  • 10+ years of design experience post licensure is preferred
  • Expertise in higher education
  • LEED accreditation or interest in achieving accreditation is preferred

A cover letter, resume and portfolio are required.

Life at LS3P

Together, we are building the skylines of the Southeast.

Our values articulate our beliefs and ground us in a common culture. They are the core of our practice, and reflect the “who” of our community.

  • EXCELLENCE is a beginning point
  • INTEGRITY is at the core of our decision making and actions
  • EMPOWERMENT with accountability makes better decisions
  • COLLABORATION leverages the best in everyone
  • BALANCE gives us fuel to do our best
  • STEWARDSHIP ensures a future
  • CARING for each other is what holds us together

We are made up of 12 offices that celebrate their own unique traditions, but we embrace a “one firm” attitude that unifies us.

LS3P’s Commitment To You:

  • Ongoing engagement with fantastic design team members
  • To develop new skills and contribute to world-class projects
  • Participate in meaningful collaboration and research efforts
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Professional development allowance to toward educational opportunities
  • Leadership development and mentoring across sectors, markets, offices and the firm
  • Participation in community service and outreach occasions supporting local and national organizations
  • Flexibility and balance in your schedule

LS3P recognizes the value of diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We are committed to equal opportunity and believe that inclusivity benefits us all. We actively seek and consider all qualified employment applications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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