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Healthcare Design Leader
Job Code:2019-ARCH-IL-004
Location:Chicago, Illinois
Department:1222 Architecture + Design
FT/PT Status:Full-time
Job Responsibilities:

Harley Ellis Devereaux is looking for a dynamic healthcare thought leader in the Chicago office, functioning as a planner/designer with marketing/relationship responsibilities. A strong background in medical planning is necessary, coupled with business development connections in the healthcare community. Primary responsibilities include planning/design leadership within the Healthcare Studio and contributing to the strategy to drive business growth.

Job Responsibilities:

Approximately 65% of time devoted to healthcare planning/design and 35% of time marketing/relationship building and helping to oversee healthcare studio activities.


  • Function as a lead on healthcare projects.
  • Responsible for planning and designing renovations and additions to healthcare facilities in a lead role following through the documentation process from schematics through construction administration phases to assure client expectations.
  • Responsible for overseeing project team members and consultants.
  • Monitor staff to produce quality architectural services within a project team concept.
  • Further the Studio’s growth and development with the goal of establishing and maintaining a strong presence in the Chicago healthcare market

Job Qualifications:
  • Professional Bachelor’s Level Degree in Architecture. 
  • Professional Licensure. 
  • LEED Accredited preferred.
  • Minimum ten years professional experience with strong business development connections. 
  • A senior level position, highly visible to clients and employees, that requires maturity, assertiveness, integrity and the ability to lead, influence and persuade.
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of professional services from marketing through project close-out, including design and technical expertise.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines. 
  • Ability to motivate others and develop teamwork; excellent writing and speaking skills, and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact well in various business and social settings with all types of people in a mature and professional manner. 
  • Computer literate with varied skills in Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, and Revit (ideally, not essential). 
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible.
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