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Campus Landscape Architect

companyEast Carolina University
locationGreenville, NC 27858, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/15/2024
Full Time

Campus Landscape Architect

Position Number: 904854
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates
Time-Limited: No
Department Homepage: n/a
Advertising Department: CO FS GROUNDS Admin
Division: Administration & Finance
Classification Title: 16110 Landscape Architect
Competency Level: 3 - Advanced
Working Title: Campus Landscape Architect
Number of Vacancies: 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Recruitment Range: $48,124 - $94,755
Anticipated Hiring Range: $56,163 - $82,564
Salary Grade Equivalency: GN14
Work Schedule: M-F
Work Hours: 8am-5pm
Position Location (City): Greenville
Job Category : Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

Facilities Services is a unit in Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 FTS and a staff of over 6,000. The university is comprised of more than 7 million square feet of facilities located on approximately 1400 acres with physical assets in excess of $1.5 billion. This includes the Main, Health Sciences, and West Research Campuses, and satellite locations throughout North Carolina associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs approximately 500 FTE. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services.

Facilities Services primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.

Job Duties:

If you enjoy being creative, have a knack for visual design, and would like to make a lasting impression on East Carolina University's campus consider joining us to become our next Landscape Architect! The selected candidate will have the rare opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of the students, staff and faculty that make ECU their home. This position also works to accomplish ECU's mission: to be a national model for student success, public service, and regional transformation. In addition to a competitive salary, the selected candidate will receive a flexible and comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement savings, group health plan coverage, disability coverage, valuable work-life and wellness programs, educational assistance, ample vacation and sick time, and more.

Current department initiatives Job duties include:

- Contributing to the Master Plan on landscape architecture, site development, lighting, sustainable practices, pedestrian and vehicular circulation, site amenities, and other various design issues.
- Providing guidance for all new buildings and/or major renovation projects on campus regarding Landscape Architecture. Has significant input in the design review process from a planning and operations standpoint. Is integral in the construction of these projects, ensuring methods of installation are appropriate. Inspects construction sites and is involved in final acceptance of the building and site work.
- Management of landscape designs created by outside designers.
- Development of in-house landscape architectural projects from initial concept to implementation.
- Providing consultation/education to academic departments regarding sustainable practices in landscape architecture.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment and one year of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Licensed to practice architecture or landscape architecture by the North Carolina Board of Architecture or the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Applicants that will receive the required licensure within 12 months of hire will also be considered.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

LEED Certification and experience with GIS is desirable. Applicants that will receive the required licensure within 12 months of hire will also be considered.

License or Certification required by the Department:

Licensed to practice architecture or landscape architecture by the North Carolina Board of Architecture or the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date: 05/13/2024
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed: 06/25/2024
Open Until Filled: No

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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