Office of the AVP and Campus Architect

Office of the AVP and Campus Architect
(520) 621-9414

Administrative Support
Jill Cox
(520) 621-9414

Peter Dourlein, AIA, LEED AP is the Assistant Vice President for Planning, Design & Construction and Campus Architect for the University of Arizona. He is currently on the board of directors of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, a member of the Metropolitan Pima Alliance, and serves in numerous design and construction industry organizations and associations. He is an accredited professional with the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental design certification program.

Mr. Dourlein provides coordinated University and department leadership and guidance for campus real estate, space, planning, design and construction efforts. The departments goal is to proactively meet and exceed the physical campus needs of the University's mission; to provide buildings, spaces and facilities that are not only functional but lead and inspire; to actively and strategically collaborate and contribute to this world-class university and the enriching experiences it provides.

Mr. Dourlein is an alumnus of the University of Arizona with over 38 years’ of diverse experience including leading private sector design firms and the University’s building program. During Mr. Dourlein’s 25 year tenure at the University he has contributed to the implementation and leadership of a highly successful, 2 billion dollar, award winning building program. Members of this office also provide reporting services for the Arizona Board of Regents, project information sharing with the community, and essential leadership and resources for the department and the entire Business Affairs division.

Group Members

Assistant Director of PBC Capital Projects
Director, Engineering, Design & Construction
Assistant Director, Information Technology & Spatial Services
Executive Assistant, Asst Vice President's Office
Assistant Director, Construction
Public Information & Personnel
Assistant Director, Design
Assistant Director, Business Services
Associate Director, Planning & Public-Private Partnerships
Director, Real Estate

Engineering, Design & Construction

Director, Engineering, Design & Construction
(520) 621-3326

Administrative Support
Molly Johnston
(520) 626-4410

Our professionally licensed staff are responsible for budgeting, scheduling, design and construction integrity,contract compliance, and ensuring that the University receives the highest quality facilities on time and in budget.  We lead University stakeholders, departments, design consultants, and contractors throughout the entire design and construction processes.  We work to support high quality education and research and to enhance the experience of all who interact with the University of Arizona.  

Our nationally certified inspectors review project documentation and perform inspections throughout project construction to ensure safety, quality of work and compliance with requirements.

Group Members

Senior Mechanical & Plumbing Inspector
Senior Inspector, Building/Electrical
Administrative Assistant
Assistant Director, Construction
Assistant Director, Design
Administrative Associate
Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager
Electrical Engineer, Project Manager
Senior Building Inspector
Contracts and Insurance

Real Estate 

Director - Real Estate

Administrative Support
Michelle Chaney
(520) 626-9113

We are dedicated to the efficient management of the University's real property portfolio in support of the institution's mission.  Our staff facilitates professional property management, leasing, acquisitions and disposition.  We provide coordinated guidance for the relocation of University units with emphasis on people and impact mitigation.

Group Members

Property Manager
Administrative Assistant
Assistant Director, Real Estate

Campus Planning & Public-Private Partnerships

Associate Director, Planning & Public-Private Partnerships
(520) 626-7834

Administrative Support
Tara Detwiler
(520) 621-7535

Our professionally licensed planning and landscape design staff guide the overall campus physical development and stewardship at the University of Arizona including long-range, pre-project and open space planning, and historic preservation. Utilizing a comprehensive perspective we consider how various planning efforts fit together to sustain the University's near-term and long-term growth and development.

We also help coordinate Public-Private Partnership (PPP) opportunities that provide the University alternative means of delivery of facilities or resources.

Group Members

Administrative Assistant
Campus Planner
Enterprise GIS Manager
Landscape Architect

Information Technology and Spatial Services

Assistant Director - Information Technology and Spatial Services
(520) 621-7452

Our staff is responsible for PDC's information systems and also for providing spatial data services for UA Business Affairs and The University of Arizona.  These include financial and document management systems which support PDC Project Management, as well as Space Management and Geographic Information Services (GIS) that serve the entire campus.

Group Members

Process Analyst
Applications and Systems
Enterprise GIS Manager
Space and Systems
Manager, Space Planning & Management

Construction Management Services

Assistant Director - Construction
(520) 621-9116

Administrative Support
Sally Guzman
(520) 626-1302

Our Facilities Project Managers provide professional project management and leadership  during the construction phase and manage overall project budget and schedule.  We provide professional guidance to campus groups and stakeholders with their building needs as we assist them in navigating the technical and regulated design and construction processes with exceptional customer service.

We coordinate projects with campus users and on-going campus programs and activities. In the final phases of project delivery, we orchestrate the occupancy and turnover of new and remodeled spaces and administrate the warranty phase of completed projects.

Group Members

Project Manager
Administrative Assistant
Project Manager
Project Manager
Project Manager

Design

Assistant Director - Design
(520) 626-2420

Administrative Support
Tara Detwiler
(520) 621-7535

Our Senior Architect, Project Managers provide experienced and professional services that aid the campus community in development and management of design and construction projects. We help to budget and scope projects, assemble appropriate teams, select consultants and contractors, coordinate the impacts to and needs of constituents, and always seek to add value for the best outcomes.

Group Members

Administrative Assistant
Student Intern
Architect, Project Manager
Architect, Project Manager

Business Services

Assistant Director - Business Services
(520) 621-9137

Our staff administer the department and project budgets. We oversee the financial business of the department including payroll, cost accounting, rate structures, budget analysis, forecasting and business audits.

Group Members

Accountant, Associate
Accounting Assistant, Sr.
Student Intern, Business Services
Student Intern, Business Services
Student Intern, Business Services

Real Estate Agreements

Assistant Director - Real Estate
(520) 621-3057

Administrative Support
Michelle Chaney
(520) 626-9113

As an integral part of the Real Estate unit, we provide professional services to manage the University's real estate agreements in property acquisition, disposition, leasing and related agreements.

Group Members

Administrative Assistant

Geographic Information Systems

Enterprise GIS Manager
(520) 626-4416

We develop and manage the Enterprise Geographic Information System (EGIS) and related applications.  This suite of services an applications serves PDC, UA Business Affairs and The University of Arizona.


Group Members

GIS Application Developer
Student Intern, GIS
Student Intern, GIS

Space Planning and Management

Business Analyst, Principal
(520) 621-3850

Our team collects, analyzes, reports and disseminates space data for the management of the University's physical space. In addition, we maintain floorplans, occupancy and utilization for all University spaces.

Group Members

Business Analyst
Designer/Drafter
Student Intern, Space Planning & Management
Business Analyst
Student Intern, Space Planning & Management

Phoenix Campus

Assistant Director - PBC Capital Projects
(602) 827-2246

We provide experienced and professional services that aid the Phoenix campus community in development and management of design and construction projects. We help to budget and scope projects, assemble appropriate teams, select consultants and contractors, coordinate the impacts to and needs of constituents, and always seek to add value for the best outcomes.