University of Connecticut, Master Planner & Chief University Architect; applications should be received by 10.01.12

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Reference: JOB36524
Application deadline: CLOSED

The University of Connecticut seeks an extraordinary and imaginative Master Planner and Chief University Architect to help envision the physical and academic future of the University. The University seeks a compelling professional to conceptualize how a great research university should look and operate into the 21st century, linking the campuses to our larger intellectual vision for research and pedagogy. UConn strives to build one of the most beautiful and functional universities in the nation, and therefore seeks someone with a creative, "push the envelope" perspective that will make the University of Connecticut an internationally renowned institution, with regard to its campus appearance and operations.

Comprising 14 Schools and Colleges, UConn is the state's flagship public research institution of higher education. The University consists of its main campus in Storrs, five regional campuses, a Law School, and Medical and Dental Schools at its Health Center.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Administration & Chief Financial Officer, the Master Planner is responsible for the immediate and long-range planning and development of the Storrs and Regional Campuses and the Law School. Primary responsibilities include developing strategic architectural initiatives, performing continuous studies of the physical needs of the institution, and coordinating the planning and design of buildings and related infrastructure in support of the University’s mission with particular emphasis on high-level architectural planning and design, asset management, assessment, reporting and compliance with the University’s Master Plan and applicable codes. Further information about the role and the University of Connecticut can be found at

The search is assisted by:
Paul H.L.Chou
Senior Client Partner &
Co-Managing Director
Global Education Practice
Korn/Ferry International

Rosa Morris
Global Education Practice
Korn/Ferry International

The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2012 electronically (Word or PDF files preferred) and in confidence, to:

Applications should include a detailed resume, a statement summarizing the applicant's personal vision and relevant leadership experience, as well as preferred contact information.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. In keeping with our commitment to build a culturally diverse community, the University of Connecticut invites applications from women, people with disabilities and members of minority groups.