Interested in working for a great cause? Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), a mission-oriented organization dedicated to improving the lives of veterans and all people with disabilities, is currently seeking a registered architect to join our architecture department and make a difference. PVA architects use their expertise to:
• Advocate for the best healthcare environments for veterans • Improve accessibility in the built environment for people with disabilities • Provide technical assistance and education to the public • Help manage our Washington, DC headquarters building
Requirements: • Must have a professional architectural license. • Minimum 8 years solid architectural experience • Thorough knowledge of accessibility codes and statutes • Healthcare experience a plus but not required • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and regular work hours. Travel required. Interested candidates submit a resume and cover letter, with salary requirements to:PVAARCHITECTURE@PVA.ORG.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members—veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Paralyzed Veterans will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for:
-Quality health care... for our members,
-Research and education addressing spinal cord injury and dysfunction,
-Benefits available as a result of our members’ military service,
-Civil rights and opportunities which maximize the independence of our members.
-Promotes an accessible, barrier-free environment. We advocate for accessible design in architecture and construction industries.