Central Tibetan Administration:
The Office of the Planning Commission
Overview: The Planning Commission seeks an architect to assist with projects drawings and to train staff on AutoCAD.
Service Code: CTA-PC-02-2012
Service Track: Professional
Host Institute Information: The Planning Commission was established as a separate section within the Kashag in 1988. It provides planning and technical support to the CTA and evaluates CTA developmental projects. Its larger goals are to make settlements viable, to strengthen Tibetan institutions, and to integrate scattered Tibetan communities. The Commission publishes the Integrated Development Plan, which serves as an investment and implementation guidelines for various CTA projects. The Commission is chaired by the Kalon Tripa and managed by a Chief Planning Officer.
The Tibet Corps professional will train Commission staff in preparing information regarding building design, structural specifications, materials and finishes, and estimated costs and construction time for proposed CTA projects. S/he will prepare and review architectural drawings and specification documents, and train Commission staff in the use of AutoCAD software. The architect may also conduct periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans. The architect will work closely with will work closely with the Chief Planning Officer and senior staff.
AT A GLANCE:
Opening: 1 position
Experience Level: Mid-Advanced
Time Commitment: 1 -4 months
Field Based: No
Host Type: CTA
Start Date: July 1, 2012
Eligibility & Benefits:
• Housing Assistance
• A nominal monthly stipend
A degree or coursework in architecture. Some practical experience working as an architect preferred. Proficiency in AutoCAD. Good communication skills
Closed and not accepting applications.
Tibet Corps seeks to inspire Tibetans to become directly engaged in tangible work to build and strengthen the Tibetan community, its organizations and institutions, and the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), to surmount barriers and gaps in space and resources, building on our own collective strength to support the Tibetan people.
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