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AECOM College & University Campus Planning Leader in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring a Campus Planning Leader for North America to lead our College & University planning practice, to collaborate with our innovative Strategy+ team, and to collaborate within our Urbanism and Planning Practice.

This role can be located in any of the listed offices.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and resource for areas of higher education campus planning in the United States and abroad

  • Provide thought leadership externally and internally that advances innovations in campus organization, form, experience, amenities, and infrastructure

  • Focus on campus master planning opportunities, and grow our client base, and annual revenue focused on campus planning opportunities

  • Work closely with National & Regional Education leadership teams to develop and grow the higher education practice, including strategically collaborating on pursuits

  • Develop new client relationships and identify project opportunities.

  • Work closely with all B+P Practices (Interiors, Building Engineering, Urbanism + Planning, Strategy+) to lead and deliver design and consulting projects

  • Actively mentor and develop skills of staff in areas of expertise

  • Work with National and Regional leadership teams to grow and develop a comprehensive team focused on campus planning, over the next five years.

  • Position will report to the National Education Practice leader

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. to universities such as University of Colorado Boulder, Virginia Tech, University of Miami and Clemson University and many Fortune 500 companies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design or Urban Planning and 10+ years of related experience in the planning and design of Higher Education Campus Master Planning projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. 2 years of leadership experience is also required

  • Experience leading higher education clients through multi phased campus master plans, focused on creating place and imagining the campus of the future.

Preferred Qualifications

  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Registered Architect, Landscape Architect

  • Master of Urban Design or Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251654BR

Additional Locations US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Baltimore, MD - 7 Saint Paul St, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Philadelphia, PA - 1700 Market St

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.