locationsAustin, TX, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-10689Your Role Gensler’s Austin office is looking for an experienced individual to lead and expand our Education Sector. From new and established universities and colleges, to corporations and other learning providers, Gensler creates engaging, flexible, and resilient learning environments, drawing on our global research and multidisciplinary expertise to shape experiences that empower all students. The road map for success will require you to possess thought leadership, outstanding client relationships, project leadership, and persuasive communication skills. Working in collaboration with other Gensler Leaders in this practice area, you will seek to leverage the capabilities of the firm to lead education projects and build the education practice. What You Will DoBe in the market, actively engaged with current and potential clients and industry partnersDevelop a regional practice area strategy with a focus on growthBe active in thought leadership, writing, speaking, and leading or participating in researchManage client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordinationBuild relationships and collaborate with our colleagues across the region to advance client interests and practice area objectivesPrepare project proposals, negotiate contracts and fees, participate in interviews and introductory meetingsMentor, support, and direct staff to help them achieve not only client goals but personal development goalsYour QualificationsBachelor's degree in Architecture or Design15+ years of relevant professional experienceProject directing, project management and team leadership experienceCapable of generating Education Practice Area workVisibility in the field, including industry memberships, publications, and conference speaking experienceHigh degree of flexibility, ability to work on multiple projects at onceA history of successfully managing and mentoring a diverse staffStrong leadership, organization, communication, and relationship management skillsTO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE SUBMIT CURRENT PORTFOLIO/WORK SAMPLES IN PDF FORMAT*This is not a remote position. The successful candidate is expected to be in the Austin office.*Life at GenslerGensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.As a people-first organization, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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