• Staff Architect I

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(5/25/2018 11:37 AM)
    Job ID
    Facilities/Maintenance/Skilled Worker
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Reports to the Senior Architect and assists in the planning, programming and design of Institute projects. Assists in related space, operational and financial analysis projects as requested.


    Planning and Design: Programs, plans, designs, develops, drafts and documents various construction and renovation projects for DFCI in accordance with industry practice and departmental procedures.

    1. Participates in, initiates and facilitates meetings with various departments occupants to compile data for program and project requirements for multiple, inter-related design and construction projects.
    2. Coordinate with internal resources and external consultants as required to fully develop scope of projects. Reviews design criteria, specifications, space requirements and adherence to DFCI space and finish standards. 
    3. Documents design and details and creates construction documents of small scale projects for construction. 
    4. Creates graphic design drawings to communicate design intent of various projects and to support the department as needed with graphic design needs. 

    Project Management: Develops, documents and manages a variety of Institute projects and initiatives.

    1. Assists and supports the Project Managers in design and user group coordination as required to execute projects including ensuring project approval process, and budget development and approval.
    2. Responsible for documenting and maintaining Institute CADD, design and finish standards. 
    3. Assist in oversight of intern architect's work program.


    • Bachelor of Architecture or Architecture professional architectural degree from an accredited US school required
    • 1-3 years experience strongly preferred
    • Proficiency in AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office required
    • Additional graphic/architectural design
    • Strong design and communication skills
    • Good organization, scheduling, and coordination skills
    • Personable and diplomatic verbal communication skills

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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