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  • June 01, 2022 5:44 PM | Angela Lammers (Administrator)

    Details on the position, including instructions on how to apply, are now available at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu

    Professor of Practice and Program Coordinator in Architecture

    Posting Number: F00982P

    Department: SDSU-School of Design

    Physical Location of Position (City): Brookings

    The South Dakota State University School of Design invites applications and nominations for a Professor of Practice and Program Coordinator in Architecture. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefit-eligible, term appointment with a start date of no later than August 22, 2022. The position reports to and works collaboratively with the Director of the School of Design as a member of the school’s leadership team.

    The School of Design includes both the visual arts and the built environment, with degree programs in architecture, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture and studio art. Collectively, School faculty form a collaborative teaching and research environment that values cross-program, interprofessional and interdisciplinary initiatives. The successful candidate will contribute to building the national and international reputation of the discipline of architecture, of the School of Design, and of SDSU.

    This position will be at the senior faculty level. The successful candidate will bring a licensed practicing architect’s expertise and life experience to mentor and lead the architecture faculty and students. The position duties are balanced equally between the leadership role of Architecture program coordinator and the disciplinary role of significant contributor to the design and delivery of the core architecture curriculum. 

    South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant mission of access.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide program leadership and mentorship for the undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture.
    • Provide program leadership for National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation by ensuring appropriate archiving of student artifacts; collaborating with the director of the School of Design to complete annual NAAB reporting requirements; securing faculty participation in drafting and completing the accreditation self-study and associated documents; and ensuring program participation in Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) surveys and requests for information.
    • Serve as the Architecture program’s Architect Licensing Advisor in compliance with NAAB accreditation standards.
    • Teach, independently or in a team-taught environment, courses within the professional curriculum, such as design studios, lectures, seminars, and workshops.
    • Work collaboratively with the Director of the School of Design to foster and sustain student and faculty success within an interprofessional and interdisciplinary context.
    • Represent the Architecture program within the School of Design’s shared governance structure.
    • Represent the Architecture program to internal and external stakeholders in collaboration with the Director of the School of Design.
    • Participate in service and shared governance roles at the disciplinary, school, college, university, and/or community levels.

    DISCIPLINARY CONTENT AREAS:

    Architectural building design, technology, sustainable construction and professional practices.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed practicing architect in the United States with a minimum 10-years professional experience. 
    • Terminal degree (masters or PhD) in Architecture or related field or international equivalent.
    • Demonstrated experience in working with or leading teams for projects in the built environment.
    • Demonstrated interest in developing and teaching academic coursework in one or more of the disciplinary content areas.
    • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience teaching in an academic setting.
    • Potential to connect new or evolving practices and methods from industry into the classroom.
    • Record of service and leadership within the profession in South Dakota.

    BENEFITS: 

    South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.

    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    South Dakota State University accepts applications through an online employment site.  To apply, visit:  https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.”  This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references.  Email applications will not be accepted.  Please contact South Dakota State University Human Resources at 605-688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. 

    Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.  

    South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. It is university policy to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students.  This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. 

    • Posting Date: 06/01/2022
    • Closing Date: 
    • Open Until Filled: Yes
    • First Consideration Date: 06/30/2022
    • Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
    • Duration of the Term: 12 months
    • Appointment Percent: 100
    • Proposed Rank: Professor of Practice Ranks
    • Appointment Type: Regular
    • Scope of Search: External (includes Internal)

    Department Description and Cultural Expectations

    South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 academic programs, an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students, and over $60 million annual research expenditures.

    South Dakota State University offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity, embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to diversity of thought, and excellence through continuous improvement.

    Architecture is a critical program of strategic importance for the School of Design and the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. SDSU offers a 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture and a 2-year NAAB accredited Master’s of Architecture degree. Architecture has a unique mandate to remain a small program of no more than 220 students, making it one of the smallest architecture programs in the USA working within a fabric of small agrarian and mining cities; https://www.sdstate.edu/architecture.

    As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of South Dakota State University is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and Aberdeen, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota.

    Jackrabbits Athletics competes as an NCAA Division I member with membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit League and the Big XII for wrestling.

    Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. Brookings is listed as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals and retirees, and is rated among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota.

    The Brookings Public School District educates approximately 3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state’s highest academic achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one middle school, and a high school.

    The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities, including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant access mission. SDSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to, and SDSU prohibits discrimination on, the basis of, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other status that may become protected in the offering of all educational programs and employment. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD  57007.  Phone: (605) 688-4128.

    Contact Information

    For questions on the position, contact Search Chair, Jason Zimmerman (605) 688-4723 or Jason.Zimmerman@SDSTATE.EDU.

  • May 05, 2022 10:00 AM | AIA South Dakota
    Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota Campus

    Department: Academic Affairs-Engineering Technology

    Status:             Full-Time

    FLSA Type:      Exempt Instructor

    Salary-186 Day Annual Work Schedule:

    • Bachelor's Degree: $50,649 - $61,121 Annual
    • Master's Degree: $54,266 - $65,334 Annual
    • Ph.D.: $57,883 - $67,443 Annual 

    Link To:            Employee Benefits

    Southeast Tech is a technical college located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For over 50 years, we have provided a cost-effective, career relevant education that prepares our students for employment in 24 months or less with some of the area’s best employers. We offer more than 70 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in today’s most innovative fields.

    This faculty position provides instruction from the Sioux Falls campus location for Agricultural Engineering courses, student advising, and academic program responsibilities in Southeast Tech's Engineering Technology Division. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Develop and teach competency-based curriculum that provides classroom theory and laboratory application that prepares students for entry-level positions in the Program field.
    • Promote academic achievement through appropriate classroom rigor and establish student success as a primary teaching goal.
    • Establish a positive learning environment that promotes dignity, self-respect, safety, and personal/professional growth.
    • Monitor and assess student classroom effort and assignments.
    • Build good interpersonal relationships and establish positive rapport with students, colleagues and Program committees.
    • Coordinate applicable clinical/internship sites and schedules for student assessment.
    • Utilize the community as a learning resource and as an extension of the classroom.
    • Mentor part-time program staff for academic and non-academic content.
    • Assist Administration with monitoring and maintaining Program accreditation requirements.
    • Maintain program acumen and apply new knowledge acquired through professional growth activities and technical education.
    • Complete non-teaching, department-related responsibilities that include student recruitment, and retention; and as an active participant in business/team/program committees.
    • Utilize the Learning Management System to deliver courses that may include traditional, hybrid, online, evening or week-end format.
    • Perform duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs or other designee.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Preferred a Master's Degree in Architecture or a Master's Degree with 18 graduate hours in Architecture
    • REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture with a minimum of three years architecture work experience in a licensed architecture firm and portfolio review OR Bachelor's in Fine Arts in Interior Design with six years of work experience in a licensed architecture firm and portfolio review. 
    • Post-secondary teaching and competency-based curriculum development experience preferred. 
    • Fully functional with Microsoft Office Suite and online communication tools.
    • Ability to design and deliver courses through online/blended instruction utilizing the campus learning management systems.
    • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential. 
    • Post-hire criminal background check required.

    Join our team and be a part of our campus community that is committed to providing educational excellence for tomorrow’s workforce. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Position available immediately and open until filled. EOE.

    For more information contact Dean of Curriculum and Instruction Fenecia Homan at fenecia.homan@southeasttech.edu
  • February 24, 2022 10:05 AM | AIA South Dakota
    In this role, you will be an essential resource on our fast-growing Design team working closely with our Directors of Design to develop innovative design concepts, present elevated design ideas, and deliver high quality construction documents. This position is located in our corporate office in downtown Sioux Falls, SD.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Report to and Collaborate with the Directors of Design to establish an interior scope of work, project schedules, and staffing requirements. Assist in coordinating consultants, as well as, preparing and presenting design ideas.
    • Oversee the development of construction documents to ensure the drawings meet project goals and design intent, as well as, code and technical requirements. Ensure design ideas are well documented and buildable.
    • Assist in the mentoring and oversee the work of Interior Designer I and II to meet project and design goals.
    • Production of construction documents as needed.
    • Develop FFE packages and write supporting specifications.
    • Up to date on current and emerging product trends and innovative product solutions.
    • Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office. Enscape is a plus.
    • Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy/thoroughness of all work.
    • True desire to complete a project with conscious care, commitment, and concentration.
    • Active member of the community.
    • High degree of flexibility and tolerance for change.
    • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
    • Ability to carry out multi-task projects.
    • Ability to work well with diverse groups or individuals.
    • Regular and consistent attendance.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Architecture
    • 5+ years of experience in Interior Design
    • NCIDQ Certification 
  • February 24, 2022 10:00 AM | AIA South Dakota
    In this role, you will be an essential resource in a fast-growing Design team working to advance the BIM efforts within our team. This position is located in our corporate office in downtown Sioux Falls, SD.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Coordinate model building efforts throughout all construction phases to ensure models are consistent with BIM standards and model information for building cost analysis is available.
    • Coordinate models with consultants and other project partners and administer clash detection protocols to review project models.
    • Collaborate with internal team to administer changes to prototype and project models.
    • Manage and develop innovative SOPS and best practices to advance the BIM efforts with LDG.
    • Develop and train team members on BIM applications as needed.
    • Perform all other duties assigned and those that may be necessary to achieve company and departmental goals.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Proficient in Autodesk Building Modeling software including Revit.
    • Understanding of BIM360 related programs.
    • Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy/thoroughness of all work.
    • True desire to complete a project with conscious care, commitment, and concentration.
    • Active member of the community.
    • High degree of flexibility and tolerance for change.
    • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
    • Ability to carry out multi-task projects.
    • Ability to work well with diverse groups or individuals.
    • Regular and consistent attendance.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction related field
    • Revit Certified or successful completion of certification upon employment
    • 5+ years of experience in BIM Management
  • February 23, 2022 10:00 AM | AIA South Dakota
    Koch Hazard Architects is looking to hire a full-time Architectural Drafter. The Koch Hazard Architectural Drafter’s job is to coordinate and draft documents from Schematic Design through Construction Documents, and adhere to our high quality of standards for these documents.

    Interested applicants should send a resume, two professional references and portfolio (with Revit drawing samples) to Brooke Wegener at bwegener@Kochhazard.com or mail a hard copy to Koch Hazard Architects, 431 N. Phillips Ave., STE 200, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. The position will remain open until filled.

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Use computer-aided drafting (REVIT/BIM) software to create full-scale and detailed designs of buildings and interiors from an architect/interior designer’s rough drawings.
    • Understand building codes and regulations, and how they affect architectural designs.
    • Coordinate with structural, electrical, and mechanical design drawings.

    Secondary responsibilities:

    • Assist in generating additional program documents, such as: interior window types, casework, details, reflected ceiling plans and special interior features in construction documents.
    • Review submittals and assist with Construction Administration as needed.
    • Assist in renderings (if experience is applicable).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree in Technical Drafting or other Design Degree with multiple years’ experience with REVIT.
    • Min. 3+ years of experience in a professional setting preferred, but consideration will be given to recent graduates.
    • Proficient in REVIT.
    • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and SketchUp a plus but not required.

    Benefits offered:

    • Paid time off
    • Paid maternity leave
    • Paid paternity leave
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Retirement investment opportunities
    • Stackable bonus program
    • Education and professional membership assistance
    • Option for hybrid work schedule (in-office and from home) and flexible work schedule following introductory period
    • Workplace perks such as food, coffee, meals, snacks, parking pass and many more.

    Koch Hazard Architects, founded in 1961, is a professional service firm of 15 architects, planners, interior designers and graphic designers in Sioux Falls, SD. For the past twenty years, Koch Hazard Architects has had more projects recognized with AIA South Dakota Design Awards than any other firm in the state. We pioneered LEED facilities in the state of South Dakota and continue to push the envelope in sustainable design. Each Koch Hazard Architects project is a unique, innovative response to a specific set of client needs and project circumstance.

  • February 16, 2022 10:00 AM | AIA South Dakota

    Location: Sioux Falls SD

    Schemmer of Sioux Falls, SD is looking to hire a full-time Manager of Architecture tolead and direct our Sioux Falls Architecture Team. Are you looking for a position that will value your skills in architecture and leadership? Do you want to work for a stable and established company that offers career growth opportunities and an amazing culture? Are you a natural-born leader who can bring out the best in others? If so, please read on!

    This architectural leadership position earns a competitive salary, based on skills and experience. We also offer outstanding benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, STD and LTD insurance at no cost, paid time off (PTO), a section 125 plan, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and educational reimbursement.

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MANAGER, ARCHITECTURE

    As a member of Schemmer Architecture Leadership, you play an integral part in the success of the division. Your main responsibilities include design management, leading and developing your assigned team, department management and business development.   You are a successful at building and maintaining strong community ties. Due to your exceptional design and management expertise, projects are always completed by their assigned deadlines and according to plans. You're a great leader with excellent communication skills, which makes you a great fit for this position!

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 10 years of architectural experience
    • Professional Registration required, AIA or NCARB
    • Must possess excellent managerial skills in staff and project scheduling, technical assistance, and budgeting relations
    • Must have good communication, scheduling, and organizational skills
    • Ability to lead, coordinate and communicate with project team members
    • Proven record in leading teams of design professionals.
    • Knowledge of various computer programs associated with Architecture.

    Benefits of Working at The Schemmer Associates Inc.

    • STABILITY 60 years of continuous operation supporting long-term careers.
    • CAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES An emphasis on both technical and leadership training, coupled with a diverse range of design disciplines and consulting services, allow the motivated employee great potential to shape their career.
    • OWNERSHIP The Schemmer Associates Inc is Employee Owned, with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that includes open book financial management, stock distributions and a profit sharing plan.
    • COMPETITIVE WAGES Each year we complete an in-depth analysis of the current national industry norms to ensure that our wages are competitive.
    • BENEFITS We offer an outstanding quality benefit package that includes life, LTD, and STD insurance at no cost, health/dental/vision insurance, Section 125 Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401k plan with employer match, alternate work schedules, educational reimbursement and more.
    • TECHNOLOGY We utilize the latest technology to add value to the services we provide.

    Qualified applicants submit your resume here: https://www.schemmer.com/about-us-old/careers/.

  • January 06, 2022 10:00 AM | AIA South Dakota

    Location: Sioux Falls SD

    The Architecture Engineering and Technology department at Southeast Technical college is looking for an adjunct instructor for the upcoming Spring semester. We are looking for an instructor for our CAD 211 Computer Assisted Drafting II course which introduces students Auto desk Revit a BIM Building Information Modeling software. Any candidates applying for this position should have professional experience using Autodesk Revit software. Knowledge of residential construction is a plus. As an instructor you will help the student design and produce plans, elevations, sections, and various details for residential buildings as well as give students one on one instruction during lab time. Course content such as tests and assignments will be provided to instructors. This is a part time position that will require availability two days a week. The class time for this course is flexible, so if an evening course is an option. The instructor would be using existing course material and would be supplied with a laptop and textbook. If you are interested, please email your resume to brett.grinkmeyer@southeasttech.edu


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