Company: L.R. Kimball, a division of CDI Engineering Solutions

Position: Senior Director - Education

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Start Date: January, 2020


Position Summary:

Senior Director - Education, to support the Mid-Atlantic Region. The right candidate will have been involved with award winning designs and capable of sharing their vision and talents with team members, educators, school boards, and the larger community. We are looking for an architect whose portfolio demonstrates holistic solutions that indicate a deep knowledge of best practices in education, ability to innovate within the prescribed program and budget, and someone who can effectively communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders.


Position Requirements:

•Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited school preferred. Bachelors of Architecture will be considered along with NCARB certification and a current license to practice Architecture in at least one state, PA, NJ, MD, DE, WV. LEED certification a plus.

•Thorough knowledge of best practices, current trends in education, and design standards for the education market (K-12, Higher Ed, Colleges, Private Schools). Prefer a market segment leader with knowledge of programming and education standards. Pennsylvania PlanCon experience is a plus.

•Candidates with skills or the ability to create dynamic presentations are preferred.

•Excellent writing and communication skills required along with the ability to create and oversee the graphics and marketing team responsible for the Education market are preferred.

•Examples of tangible innovation in this market will be a differentiator.


Job Responsibilities:

Lead Market Segment as design thought leader

Lead coordination of business development/sales team to expand geographic growth

Provide thought leadership design solutions within project budget

Collaborate with client and project design teams


Job Qualifications & Skills:

10-15 years of related experience


Proficiency in architectural design, ACA design criteria, and applicable code analysis

Highly effective communication skills

Self-starter, focused, well organized and team oriented

Strong Leadership

MS Office required, Sketch-up/Revit/BIM a plus



Bachelors or Masters in Architecture

Registered Architect PA, NJ Preferred.  Others: NY, WV, DE, MD


CDI Engineering Solutions is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 5125