Want to use your architectural skills to help improve the lives of veterans and all people with disabilities? Paralyzed Veterans of America(PVA), a mission-oriented organization in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a registered architect to join our architecture department as Project Architect.
Review architectural drawings for accessibility code/statute compliance as well as best practices. Attend design meetings as our accessibility advocate
Answer technical assistance inquiries
Promote barrier-free design by conducting seminars, writing articles, assisting with online course development
Assist with social media ideas to help market PVA Architecture’s work
Licensed architect, currently registered by a state, territory, commonwealth, or the District of Columbia
3-5 years minimum professional experience solid architectural experience
Thorough knowledge of federal accessibility standards and model building code accessibility guidelines a must
Some graphics software experience and social media knowledge a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and regular work hours. Some travel may be required. To apply, submit a cover letter with salary requirements along with your resumeto: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.