Designer / Assistant Project Manager
Northeastern University - Boston, MA
Preferred Years of Experience: 0-3
Area of Focus: Design / Project Management

The Designer/Assistant Project Manager (D/APM) will require a broad set of skills within the realm of project delivery from planning through project completion. The D/APM will support the Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager (PM/SPM) within the In-House group in delivery of projects and may be the on-site manager on small to medium size projects, when necessary. The D/APM will serve a design function including the completion of design documents ranging from feasibility assessments through construction documents that do not require an architectural stamp. The role will require providing support for the SPM/PM in the identification of user/client needs, documenting existing conditions, and engaging consultants as required of the project. The D/APM will assist in the coordination of the project team's daily work as it relates to overall project timeline. In addition, the D/APM will maintain the administrative duties of project management inclusive of maintaining meeting minutes, providing pertinent information/ drawings to facilitate continued project mobility, as well as documentation of project correspondence.


  • Ability to read and interpret general documents, such as project reports, internal and external communications, and construction drawings.
  • Self-motivated, problem-solver with the ability to work independently on difficult and complex tasks while making sound decisions.
  • Possess the ability to clearly articulate and communicate with all levels in the organization.
  • Organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements to include calendar events and meetings (agendas/follow-up on actions/minutes).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project; AutoCad (Mac); knowledge of Sketchup and Adobe Programs preferred.
  • Knowledge and skills normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree (B.S.) plus 2 years of experience in in construction, architecture and/or project management or eight years of experience in design and construction or project management in lieu of the Bachelor's degree.


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POSTED: 12/19/2022