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Director Architecture – Multifamily Housing & Mixed Use Development

Posted Tuesday, January 14





Life Time is looking to grow our Architecture leadership team with a Director of Architecture-Multifamily & Mixed-Use Development focused on our Life Time Living business. This exciting new role is ideal for an experienced design professional with broad expertise in multifamily housing and a track record of successfully leading and collaborating with cross functional teams. This position will play a critical role in aligning project workflows with existing SOP’s and driving early decision making based on project parameters, industry best practices and inherent professional experience.

Life Time Living is an exciting new growth opportunity for Life Time. The vision of Life Time Living is to integrate Healthy Way of Life into a luxury, connected, modern home. These residences will promote healthy living with unmatched architecture, elegance and design enveloped in quality and the conveniences demanded by active lifestyles.

Job Description
Position Summary

The Director Architecture-Multifamily & Mixed Use Development is a registered Architect with a thorough knowledge of multifamily housing design, development and construction practices. This individual will lead the oversee the project delivery of multiple projects in design and construction and will be responsible for managing external architectural project teams on multiple new construction projects. The position is also involved in cross-functional collaboration across the division including partnering with teams from, Operations, Real Estate and Construction and will lead in facilitating decision making based on Divisional SOP’s and industry best practices.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Provides strong technical, practice-based leadership and oversight for all Multifamily Housing & Mixed Use projects to ensure best-in-class project delivery on schedule and on budget
Supports Company’s Growth & Vision through the development and implementation of strategies aimed at increasing more informed decision making, improved divisional efficiency and developing internal processes
Partners with cross-functional leaders in Architecture, Construction, Operations, and Real Estate to ensure adherence to internal processes and quality standards expectations
Leads multiple external project teams simultaneously including external from schematic design through project completion ​
Position Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Professional Degree in Architecture
10+ years in leading and managing Multifamily Housing Projects
Ability to work cross-functionally with interdisciplinary teams including real estate development, architecture, construction and club operations
Demonstration of strong leadership, and ability to motivate, develop and hold teams accountable

​ Preferred Requirements

Experience being a leader of leaders
Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
Experience working in a high-energy and fast-paced environment
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Office Suite