Experience Review Architect - Ontario Association of Architects
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), the licensing body and regulator for the province’s architectural profession, invites applications for a part-time position:
Experience Review Architect
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has an opening for a part-time Experience Review Architect. Reporting to the Registrar, the Experience Review Architect will be responsible for reviewing the architectural experience submissions that form part of the Internship in Architecture Program (IAP). The Experience Review Architect will work directly with the Administrator, IAP and the Administrative Assistant, IAP.
In fulfilling its regulatory mandate, the OAA must establish, maintain and develop standards of qualification for the practice of architecture to serve and protect the public’s interest. In addition to fulfilling prescribed academic requirements, Intern Architects must complete at least 3720 hours of experience across three broad categories subdivided into distinct experience areas, to be eligible for licensure. The IAP architectural experience submissions are critical to ensuring that Intern Architects are gaining the required competencies to meet the rigorous standards of architectural practice.
The successful candidate will be a licensed member of the OAA, with a minimum of 10 years of post-license practical experience. They will have thorough, practical knowledge of the architecture profession, including architect roles and responsibilities, current project delivery methods, and professional standards of practice for the profession. The successful candidate will also be familiar with the OAA’s standard documents and resources, as well as other industry-recognized documents.
Additional requirements include excellent computer skills in order to conduct research, analyze industry specific roles and responsibilities, and respond to enquiries in a timely manner. The OAA is seeking a highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills as well as superior oral and written communication skills and advanced knowledge of the practice of architecture in Ontario.
This is a part-time position based out of the OAA Headquarters in Toronto, with a start date anticipated for March 1, 2021. During the COVID-19 pandemic, OAA operations are being conducted remotely; it is expected that the successful candidate will also begin this position working from home.
Please submit a resumé in PDF format to OAAHR@oaa.on.ca identifying the position in the subject line, no later than end of day, January 27, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.