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Senior Project Manager-Construction

New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, New York 10458
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Senior Project Manager-Construction assists in the management and supervision of the Capital Projects division staff and Project Managers and assists the Vice President as needed. They manage capital projects from concept to completion with a primary focus on the planning and constructions phases of a project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning, review of construction documents, bidding, award, and construction supervision.

Additionally, this position supports, through actions and conduct, NYBG’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility initiatives and helps to build and maintain an inclusive organization culture throughout the institution.

The New York Botanical Garden is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, and further recognizes that diversity in our workforce fosters excellence in our mission of advocating for the plants of the world. Leveraging the strong foundation of existing policies and practices, NYBG will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through a number of institutional initiatives presented in this plan. Our aspiration is to continue to cultivate a workforce and institution that is as diverse as the communities we serve and the audiences we engage.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General assistance in planning and programming, budgetary, scheduling, bidding, contracting, managing construction projects, and all related activities.
  • Coordination and interaction with NYBG staff, public agencies, donors, and the public.
  • Management of consultants including, architects, engineers, landscape architects and construction manager. Attendance at off-site meetings and presentations.
  • Supervision of Capital Projects staff.
  • On-site surveillance, inspection and direction of construction, close observation of all aspects of projects from initiation to completion. Management and coordination of contractors.



  • 15 years’ experience as a Design and Construction Project Executive with responsibilities for directing staff and contractors.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field required.
  • Advanced Degree, OSHA Certification, LEED AP preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, bid documents and knowledge of Design and Construction Contracting.

If you require an accommodation for any part of the application process, please notify the Human Resources department at HR@nybg.org.



Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-14

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