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Senior Project Manager


CSArch is seeking to hire a Senior Project Manager for the Newburgh and Albany offices with a minimum of 10 years of experience. A candidate with high standards for design excellence, the ideal candidate is technically proficient, has excellent organization and communication skills, and has experience in successfully translating a projects original design intent into construction documents. This individual will manage all phases of one or more projects and will direct employees and consultants to ensure the project team takes the proper steps and procedures to complete the work as planned, budgeted, scheduled, and in conformance with the intended design. CSArch has a remote work policy permitting part of the work week to be remote.

Core Duties

  • Plans, organizes, and manages the work of the project team
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the project leadership team (i.e. Project Designer, Project Architect, a and Principal in Charge)
  • Manages the work of other professional architects
  • Provides technical advice and solves complex issues
  • Provides on-going communication through team meetings, minutes, and update memos
  • Initiates and maintains contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination, and negotiation of critical issues
  • Communicates with consultants, contractors, sub-consultants and other disciplines to ensure project details are carried out, including technical issues and project information
  • Manages project team for overall adherence to design intent and carry through
  • Reviews documents for adherence to building and ADA codes
  • Exercises authority over day-to-day activity of assigned projects
  • Ensures that production of construction documents are in concert with design of a project
  • Conducts schematic, design development, and contract document work sessions at the project site
  • Responsible for managing project budget, work plans, consultants and schedule
  • Develops detailed project schedule and communicate key deliverable dates to project team
  • Tracks fees and labor costs for conformance to contract
  • Responsible for financial outcome of projects
  • Ensures project documentation complies with client contracts
  • Incorporates integrated sustainable design solutions into projects
  • Responsible for maintaining client relationships throughout project
  • Keeps client apprised of project progress on regular basis
  • Identifies new business opportunities while developing current client relationships
  • Participates in selected marketing and business development opportunities


  • Licensure Requirements: Licensed Architect

  • Experience: Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in architectural practice with prior management experience in all phases of projects through post-occupancy preferred.

  • K-12 and Higher Education projects a plus

  • A Registered Architect will be given stronger consideration

  • Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness

  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines

  • Understanding of Revit is also a plus. Proficiency is Microsoft Office Suite, Proficiency in Newforma (preferred)

  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills

  • Detail oriented; highly organized; self-motivated; able to exercise independent judgment, multi-task, delegate, plan, set goals, meet critical deadlines, be accurate, work under pressure; conflict resolution/negotiation skills; team building and leadership skills

  • 40+ hours M-F; overtime as necessary to meet deadlines, travel, driving, occasional lifting/carrying up to 40 lbs. Site observations may involve outdoor weather, year-round, moving mechanical equipment, climbing ladders/scaffolding and observing high area construction activities.  Noise level is often loud. Background check may be required. Requires use of hardhat, construction boots, and possibly other safety equipment as required on a construction site

  • Pay: Competitive salary and benefits offered

Educational Requirements

Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree in Architecture


  • $85,000/yr - $140,000/yr
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401K profit sharing plan
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan
  • Group health insurance, 85% firm-paid for employee
  • Group life insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) within the first year
  • Downtown Albany location with paid employee parking
  • Collaborative open-office environment with sit-stand work stations
  • Paid continuing education and conference attendance
  • Health and wellness subsidy for gym/fitness membership
  • Dry-cleaning service, office pick-up and delivery
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Opportunities for community volunteer activities
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic, highly successful and growing organization

Apply Now

If you are a qualified candidate who is interested in joining the CSArch team, please fill out the following form. If you meet the criteria of the position, our staff will reply to you via email.

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CSArch is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of CSArch not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. CSArch will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.