Division Section Manager - Architecture

The Church Of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 months ago

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 04/28/2020 - 05/19/2020

Job Family: Architecture & Engineering

Department: Meetinghouse Facilities Department


This position helps provide and maintain facilities which give Church members places where they can worship, teach, learn, pray together, make and renew covenants, and receive sacred ordinances. Each Church facilities that is built and/or maintained should 1) Provide a spiritual setting for members to worship, and 2) Present an image of reverence and dignity in the community.

To manage and be responsible for the staff and workload of various disciplines within the Meetinghouse Facilities department as defined as a 'Section'. Provide direct client contact and service to ensure customer projects are completed on time, and of the quality appropriate to the client. Clients are defined as the Presiding Bishopric departments. Provide exemplary leadership within the section for ensuring the goals and direction of the Department and Division are implemented.


  • Ensure all projects pertinent to their sections are completed on time, within budget and of appropriate quality

  • Motivate staff to ensure the highest quality of work performance

  • Ensure all staff associated with their section are performing at a level commensurate with their responsibilities

  • Define measurable performance metrics for their section staff and monitor progress

  • Effectively manage the workload of their section to meet customer expectations

  • Coordinate the expectations and needs of multiple clients assigned to their sections

  • Provide feedback to the Division Director regarding project progress, client satisfaction and Division key initiatives

  • Effectively manage the Section budget and expenses

  • Function as the principal subject matter expert by maintaining a thorough understanding of discipline and how it varies around the world, staying current on industry best practices, tools, and trends

  • Sponsor or manage projects

  • Function as a member of PFAC and participate in Area operational reviews

  • Present/oversee training and content

  • Own content of all discipline-specific data and information

  • Accountable for functionality and outcomes of global resources and tools

  • Support area innovation, and identify opportunities to share innovations across areas and disciplines

  • Develop and support senior-level leadership messaging


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in directing and being responsible for complex projects and project staff.

  • Thorough understanding of personnel and project management principles.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with ecclesiastical leaders, clients, management, and staff.

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, including knowledge and proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Commitment to research and understand industry best practices in management and technical aspects of Section focus.

  • Must be a role model for staff.

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.churchofjesuschrist.org.


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Division Section Manager - Architecture

The Church Of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints