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Architect – Education

Posted Tuesday, July 9






Are you passionate about designing the future of education? Join our dynamic team at ISG, a leading architecture and engineering firm, as an Architect supporting our Education Business Unit. Applicants should have an enthusiasm for big picture strategy, developing relationships, and designing K-12 and higher education spaces.

As an Architect for the Education Business Unit, you will be an ISG Employee Owner working collaboratively with your fellow employee owners to develop creative solutions. Noted as an Emerging Professional Friendly firm by the AIA, this role provides immense opportunities to learn and strengthen skills, lead, and mentor team members with the development and design of projects.

In this role, you will work directly with Jeremy Wiesen, Architecture Practice Group Leader, Sue Peterson, Education Strategy Specialist and Kevin Bills, Education Business Unit Leader. You will also collaborate with a dedicated team of project managers, architects, engineers, and business development specialists that support the Education Business Unit.

Here are a few recent projects:
• Maple River Schools, Mapleton, MN
• Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN
• Mount Vernon Community Schools, Mount Vernon, IA

View additional ISG projects: Portfolio We are looking to add your design expertise to continue supporting similar projects.

Here are more details:

• Engage with school district stakeholders, including educators, students, and community members, to ensure the design reflects the educational needs and community values
• Assist school districts in planning and promoting school bond referendums to secure funding for educational facility projects
• Serve as a mentor and leader that demonstrates a high degree of professionalism
• Create detailed designs and drawings for new school buildings or renovations that meet educational standards and support a conducive learning environment
• Manage all phases of the project, from initial concept through construction and regulatory compliance
• Other duties as assigned or instructed Regardless of your office, you will assist in winning and executing work within the Education Business Unit throughout the entire ISG footprint. Because of this, travel may be necessary at times.

• Bachelor Degree from an accredited architecture program, or equivalent experience • Licensed to practice architecture
• Ability to connect and promote ISG’s solutions to clients
• Ability to communicate ideas empathetically and visually through both written and verbal communications
• Ability to represent ISG and clients in public forums
• Familiarity in Revit, Adobe Suite and Sketchup computer software packages
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, participate with a variety of team members on different projects at varying levels of development. 

ABOUT ISG We are 100% owned by our employees! ISG’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) allows for broader ownership, the ability to be directly connected to performance, and our culture of accountability and opportunism is amplified. Put simply, everyone works hard = everyone benefits, not just an elite group.

We are focused on strengths, using those talents to guide personal development and team collaboration. We are involved in our communities and lead through empowerment. Firm growth is a direct reflection of the dedication, ingenuity, and hard work each ISG owner brings to the office and field every day. ISG’s growth and sustainability are based on the unwavering belief that we need to grow for the betterment of our people and firm.

We are entrepreneurial. We believe in having the right people onboard and being disciplined during good times and when faced with new challenges. And most importantly, we foster growth through positive mentorship and progressive ideas that lead to strategic, contextual based decisions. We believe that this unwavering commitment to our culture, clients, and dynamic qualities translates to better services for our partners, and that it will continue to guide ISG’s future.

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Stacie Roiger