Senior Project Manager (Education Focus)

Bora Architects Bora Architects Employer:
Portland, OR, USLocation:
Tue, May 10 '22Posted on:

Senior Project Manager

Bora Architecture & Interiors is seeking an energetic, self-motivated
project leader who shares our values of positive social impact,
sustainable innovation and forward-thinking design to join our
growing practice in Portland.

Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to lead teams through
the design process for mid to large scale institutional projects from
concept to construction. We are looking for architects who have
experience managing teams and working closely with clients on
education projects, K-12 or higher education. Candidates should
have a broad understanding of the profession, leveraging their skills,
knowledge and mentoring abilities to achieve outstanding design
results for clients and impactful learning opportunities for Bora staff.


  • Accredited degree in architecture
  • 12+ years professional architecture experience including significant K-12 and/or higher education projects
  • Capacity to manage complex projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build positive and productive relationships with clients
  • Preferred software skills include Deltek, Microsoft Office Suite and Bluebeam plus familiarity with Revit and InDesign
  • Knowledge and commitment to high performance sustainable design
  • Familiarity with jurisdictional review processes
  • Commitment to equity, inclusion and design justice
  • Strong leadership, organization and time management skills


  • Manage project teams to guide overall progress toward milestones
  • Establish and maintain project schedules and staffing work plans
  • Negotiate fees and scopes of work with clients and consultants
  • Maintain mentoring relationships with junior staff
  • Participate in business development activities including preparing proposals and interviewing for new commissions
  • Lead clients, building users and community groups through programming process
  • Collaborate with clients, consultants and contractors in support of project design goals

Compensation and Benefits
We care about the wellness of your whole person. As such, Bora is
proud to support its employees with a robust benefits package which


To Apply
Please send your letter of interest, resume and portfolio to In order to counter implicit bias in our recruitment process, we ask that candidates not include head shots in their application. Visit to learn more about us!

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