Director of Planning, Education, Science %26 Advanced Technologies
Posted on: November 22, 2021
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental
and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding
beauty and structure to communities through high-performance
buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that.
We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our
multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists,
builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is
our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity
workplace and an affirmative action employer.
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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the
world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside
the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details
yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that
collaboration is the best way forward.
We are currently looking for a Director of Planning for our
Education, Science & Advanced Technologies (ESAT) practice. The
position will be responsible for leading the firm's architecture
planning disciplines for diverse technical building types in
science, academics, research, and advanced technologies.
Our team is focused on planning and designing exciting spaces that
inspire students to learn, researchers to discover and curiosity to
thrive. The successful candidate will work together with planners,
architects, engineers and other design professionals as part of a
collaborative interdisciplinary team. We are an expertise-driven
practice that balances deep technical knowledge with the highest
degree of creativity.
We design facilities to support life-changing scientific advances
and foster discovery. We believe that at the root of all good
design is an understanding of human behavior, and how the physical
environment can affect these behaviors. We create sustainable
facilities in which world-class scientists can discover cures for
insidious diseases, create new sources of clean energy, protect our
resources and improve public health-enriching people's lives around
the world. Similarly, HDR is leading the transformation of learning
environments at the world's top academic institutions to better
prepare the next generation's leaders.
Project types include learning / teaching environments and research
and development facilities for academic, institutional, government,
and corporate sector clients. Projects may include a variety of
teaching, research, imaging, metrology, testing, and pre-production
facilities in the areas of life sciences, physical sciences,
biocontainment, animal research, public health, critical facilities
/ data centers, and related support facilities. Project
opportunities are largely within the region, but may extend to
neighboring states and potentially abroad due to personal
relationships, particular expertise, project needs, etc.
- Leadership and Management of thriving global planning team
- Lead a planning team of 18-25 senior architectural planning
professionals, who are distributed in offices across the US.
- Build, support and mentor team of planners through recruitment
and training of staff in support of global architectural
- Seek new improved processes and methods for delivering
integrated planning services.
- Generate new intellectual content for best practices and
- Project Work
- Serve clients and provide planning expertise on projects.
- Coordinate project workload for all Planners.
- Provide thought leadership and subject matter expert to support
HDR projects across the firm.
- Marketing and Firm Promotion
- Help develop marketing materials highlighting HDR's planning
- Actively represent HDR's planning capabilities across the
- Promote firm's planning capabilities in the community, region
and national market.
- Serve as national thought leader for HDR planning.
10 years of industry experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Enthusiasm, professionalism, vision
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also
about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our
values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with
each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate
together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give
you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career,
giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
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