Hoefer Wysocki Architecture

  • Project Manager, Higher Education

    Job Locations US-KS-Leawood
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Hoefer Wysocki is looking for a Project Manager with Higher Education experience. We are looking for a creative thinker who truly enjoys project management with the following skills: planning and design, design team leadership, client and consultant coordination, and budget, scope, and schedule compliance. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of design requirements, codes, standards and current trends. Experience with Educational institutions and/or research facilities desired.


    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Lead and communicate with subcontractors and vendors for the successful execution and delivery of projects.
    • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the project team, while providing leadership to include professional development and mentoring of staff.
    • Assist senior management in developing and validating project scope and fee, budget, and scope of services and consultant contracts.
    • Consult with client to determine function and special requirements and prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.
    • Consistently provide complete and timely communication of project information between client and internal project teams as well as consultants, contractors, to ensure project details and technical or critical issues are carried out at all levels of contract administration.
    • Responsible for managing project using the Deltek Vision tools; completes work plans per HW standard processes and format, including identification of project team members, budget, project scope, consultants, schedule for completion, fees and costs as well as additional services or other actions.
    • Assist in preparation of project presentations and conducts schematic, design development and contract document work sessions with clients and consultants.
    • Review documents for adherence to building and accessibility codes. Ensures project documentation and contracts are in compliance with the standards set forth by HW.
    • Responsible for construction document adherence to design intent and financial profitability of projects.
    • Ensures Quality Assurance Program is initiated and adhered to through the life of the project.


    Business Development:

    • Identifies new business opportunities, listens for and seeks out new projects which may exist or are being formulated, while developing current client relationships.
    • Participates in selected marketing and business development opportunities and may assist in development of fee proposals.
    • Develops and maintains positive relationships with consultants, contractors and applicable agencies



    Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum 10-15 years experience in architectural practice as a project manager on Higher Education projects and experience with Educational institutions and/or research facilities preferred. Experience in design-build, developer driven focus preferred.


    Certifications/Licenses/Registrations: Architectural registration required with current license, NCARB registration preferred. LEED Green Associate Accreditation desired.


    Qualifications/Skills: Candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD, NewForma, and Microsoft Office. Deltek Vision and Revit knowledge preferred. Must have excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, meet deadlines, and have strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application and manufacturer-suppler appropriateness. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Ability to demonstrate effective communication and leadership skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action
    • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems and sustainability
    • Integrated design and LEED guidelines is necessary


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