Senior Project Manager

Bay Area Non-Profit Bay Area Non-Profit Employer:
Petaluma, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Mar 4 '20Posted on:



We are a new 501(c)(3) public charity focused on design and agriculture.


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing the various construction projects on the site ranging from a new ground up house to landscape and infrastructure improvements. The Senior Project Manager will coordinate between the Chief Planning Officer, contractors, and external design team to track, permits, budgets, and schedules. 

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for: 


  • Design coordination across various projects and consultants, including architects, landscape architects, engineers, and specialty designers. 
  • Coordination of various contractors’ scopes. 
  • Potential phasing of the projects. 


  • Facilitation and tracking of permits with relevant County departments and agencies. 
  • Submission of relevant drawings and other requirements 
  • Coordination of required owner monitoring and inspections 
  • Tracking final sign offs, record documentation, as well as ongoing maintenance and monitoring requirements. 


  • Tracking of consultant contracts and invoices 
  • Solicit multiple competitive bids for various scopes of work. 
  • Tracking of contractor estimates and invoices 

Schedule and Communication 

  • Coordination and management of design and construction schedules. 
  • Communication of schedule milestones with design team, contractors, collections team, and programming team. 


You may have... 

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience managing complex building projects. 
  • Extensive experience with acquiring permits. 
  • Minimum five (5) years experience serving as an Owners Representative, or Project Manager for an architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, or construction firm. 
  • Relevant experience with one or more of the following building types: agricultural, museum, or school. 

You are someone who... 

  • Has empathy and enthusiasm. 
  • Practices clear and consistent communication. 
  • Is detail-oriented and makes decisions based on clear analysis of the data. 
  • Foster’s collaborative teamwork and enjoys working with others. 
  • Values integrity, honesty, and transparency. 
  • Manages budgets, schedules, and meeting minutes accessibly and with an eye to version control. 


The Institute is currently headquartered in Petaluma, with additional Bay Area offices under development. Salary for this position is competitive. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and generous holiday schedule and unlimited Paid Time Off after one year. 

We would like to have our Senior Project Manager join us as soon as possible. 


We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment for individuals who reflect a broad spectrum of identities, including but not limited to gender, racial, ethnic, and social-economic dimensions. We aim to maintain and develop a working environment where individuals are welcomed to express their affiliations, advocacy, associations, and appearance freely. We believe that inclusion of diverse perspectives is essential to achieving our long-term vision and mission. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented to apply. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application submission. 

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not allow the discrimination against an applicant or employee based on the basis of race, creed, religion, disability, color, national origin, age, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, nationality, national origin, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to by March 20th, 2020. 

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