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🔗Project Manager, Historic Preservation Studio

  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • 80K-100K, commensurate with experience USD / Year
  • October 13, 2022
  • Department: Historic Preservation Studio
  • Job Summary: We’re looking to add another Project Manager to our eight-person Historic Preservation Studio team.
  • Job Qualifications:

    We’re looking for:

    • Professional degree in architecture (required)
    • 5-8 years of architectural experience including project management
      Experience in historic preservation including historic research, building assessments, construction documents, and report writing
    • Licensed or actively pursuing licensure
    • Self-motivated team player who enjoys learning and takes pride in their work
    • Professional experience in Revit (or excited to learn)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
    • Chicago-based
  • How to Apply:

    Tell Us About Yourself. Please send your resume, a brief introduction, and relevant work samples to candrews@jlkarch.com. No calls, please.

  • Job benefits: We work together to keep overtime to a minimum and support a healthy work/life balance. We offer generous compensation, a hybrid in-office/remote workplace, team/office gatherings & outings, plenty of (guilt-free) PTO, health, dental, and vision insurance, contribution to 401(k), and ask us about the ‘soulbatical’!
  • Contact Name: Carri Andrews
  • Application Email: candrews@jlkarch.com

Website JLK Architects

We’re a Chicago-based woman-owned architecture firm and WE. ARE. GROWING! We have a wide variety of historic preservation projects on the boards. Our Culture. We’re a quirky, encouraging, laugh-loving, and collaborative team. Have a pet? Bring them to the office! Like treats? We have office snacks and lunches. This is how we describe ourselves: a humor-filled, colorful, authentic, employee-centric, supportive, & gratitude-filled team of people who listen to each other.

The Project Manager will lead a team of talented and experienced architects and historians on various exciting historic preservation projects shaping Chicago and surrounding areas today. Projects will include programming and master plans for historic buildings and campuses, historic building envelope repairs, Section 106 consultation, historic bridge rehabilitation, HABS/HAER documentation, adaptive reuse, and condition assessments. We work closely with our other in-house studios (Transit and Architecture/Interiors) on many of our projects, offering a lot of stimulating collaboration and cross-functional learning.

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    Eligibility

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    The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

    The National Council requires all interns working in-person at Federal facilities and/or with Federal employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination. Please be advised that you may also be required to wear a mask, depending on the protocols adopted by your work site. Also be aware that, due to Government-wide security requirements, a background check will be required if you are selected for a position. This will include providing information about recent housing and employment history. The position supervisor will have more information about these requirements and procedures at the time of hiring. You may direct any questions to NCPE's Internship Program Director, Julee Johnson, at manager@preservenet.org.

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