U.S. Department of State Seeks Junior Architect-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

U.S. Department of State Seeks Junior Architect

Deadline to Apply: 19 November

Positions available in the Master Planning Division of the Overseas Buildings Operations Bureau within the U.S. Department of State.

The Department of State currently manages over 15,000 properties in over 150 countries with a replacement value of more than $40 billion. As any large owner-occupier of international real estate, we are continually buying, selling, and repositioning our properties to better advance our diplomatic mission. We also have robust new construction and rehabilitation programs that have traditionally received over $1 billion in funding per year. In addition, we have a leasehold account with an annual budget of over $400 million. We have an opening now, advertised at

Apply [link] by November 19, 2012.  Also, forward a resume to Chief of Master Planning, David Barr.

This position will support more senior architects and urban planners responsible for developing master plans and site acquisition plans for U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

The opportunity to work within a large owner-builder-occupier federal agency will give the candidates an owner’s perspective that would be valuable to their growth in their new profession.

The ideal candidates would be a MS/MA Architecture graduate with 1-3 years of experience. We expect the candidate to have excellent AutoCAD, SketchUp, InDesign and PowerPoint skills. Good Microsoft office and communication skills are also important. The candidates must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain a security clearance.