Healthcare Architect Principal

Mid Atlantic Region | Architecture | Full-time


AE Works is seeking a talented Healthcare Architect Principal to grow and develop the healthcare practice at our firm. As a Healthcare Principal AE Works, you will be responsible for developing new business relationships with healthcare clients, leading pursuits for new work, and acting in a senior leadership role in the design of healthcare projects in our firm.

The location of this position is flexible, but candidates in proximity to our Pittsburgh/Western PA or Mid-Atlantic office locations are preferred.  The position comes with a competitive salary based on relevant experience as well as generous perks and benefits including medical, vision, dental, and disability insurance, 5 weeks paid time off and paid holidays, a 401k plan, dress-for-your-day dress code, virtual working capability, and a work-from-home equipment allowance. 


Role and Responsibilities for Position:

  • Lead business development efforts in the healthcare sector regionally and nationally
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team on healthcare-specific marketing initiatives and outreach
  • Lead the successful pursuit of new work, including fee development, writing proposals, and interviews
  • Provide regular reports to the Firm Leadership Team on pursuit activity and progress
  • Lead clients and our internal multi-disciplinary design teams through planning, design, and successful execution of building projects, both new construction and renovation, within the healthcare sector
  • Champion architectural design relevance within the firm thru mentorship and training
  • Assist in evaluating and recruiting new hires to support the continued growth of the healthcare practice
  • Travel with team members for onsite collaboration, investigations, and project presentations
  • Attend industry events including participation in speaking and presenting to demonstrate expertise in the healthcare sector
  • Participate in corporate activities including Social and Eco projects to support and develop the Triple Bottom Line business model and enhance our B Corp status


Technical Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university
  • RA registration in VA, MD, or Washington D.C. or other reciprocal state
  • EDAC, ACHA and/or other relevant healthcare industry-related credentials preferred
  • 15+ years of industry experience
  • Specialized design experience in areas of healthcare including behavioral health, long term care, women's healthcare, oncology, or other major areas of healthcare required
  • Skilled with using cloud based and mobile technology for collaboration


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. EEO is the law

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