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Project Manager
Category: Manager

The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Project Manager

The New York Botanical Garden


P O S I T I O N  A N N O U N C E M E N T   #A-1565

Qualified candidates may mail applications to the Human Resources Department or leave them with the receptionist.  Application deadline for this position until filled.     


Department:  Capital Projects

Salary:  Commensurate with experience



  • Architectural design, engineering or construction management experience required.
  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering or related major required.
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written.
  • Excellent computer skills- CAD, project management, Excel, Photoshop, Planswift-Estimating software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans.
  • Experience with public facilities and cultural institutions preferred.
  • LEED Certification preferred.



The Project Manager assists Vice President with managing capital projects from concept to completion; through planning, design, bidding, award, and construction supervision. 


Specific responsibilities include:

  • General assistance in planning and programming, design, bidding, budgetary, scheduling, managing construction projects, and related activities.
  • Management of current projects and future projects.
  • Coordination and interaction with NYBG staff; architects; engineers; contractors; construction managers; consultants; public agencies.
  • On-site surveillance and direction of construction, close observation of all aspects of projects.  Ongoing supervision of work throughout the 250 acres on a daily basis.
  • Attendance at off-site meetings and presentations as needed.


Candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Please be sure to identify Project Manager Position A-1565 in the Subject line



The New York Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Date of Posting:  July 11, 2014.

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