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Project Manager

Nick Brooks AIA


Sara Kudra AIA

Affordable Housing Director


DREAM Collaborative offers the flexibility to work on design-oriented, mission-driven projects, as well as large, mixed-use commercial projects in the central business district. Our approach is collaborative and inclusive, and focused on improving social, cultural, and economic outcomes for clients and the community.

DREAM has an immediate need for exceptional Project Managers for commercial projects of various types, scales, and budgets. The Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate must have a track record of meeting schedule deadlines and budgets, and forging strong relationships with clients.

Why work at DREAM?

Great Team
Leader in Diversity + Inclusion
Strong values
Work you can feel good about
Room to grow + stretch
Dynamic work environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and managing schedules and project budgets
  • Writing and revising proposals and managing additional services
  • Managing and coordinating subcontractors
  • Managing all phases of design and construction, for inception to construction completion
  • Managing multiple project teams including junior staff, subcontractors, and client representatives

Expertise / Experience

  • 7+ years of experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Proficiency in Deltek Vantagepoint, NewForma, Procure, MS Office Suite, AutoCAD drafting skills is required; SketchUp, Adobe CC, and Revit Modeling is a plus
  • Experience with both ground-up and renovation construction projects
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Experience working with municipal authorities and making public presentations
  • Solid construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Chapter 149A experience / public work experience is a plus
  • Urban redevelopment project experience is a plus
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus


  • Build successful working and collaborative relationships with senior leadership
  • Quickly establishes credibility and rapport with key stakeholders
  • Able and willing to publicly represent DREAM, and build the Firm’s network/relationships
  • Drives, contributes to, and/or actively supports business development
  • Manages complex work and stakeholders
  • Infuses a fresh perspective and creative ideas, balanced with best practices
  • Possesses highly-developed interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • Communicates, listens, and collaborates effectively
  • Adaptable, flexible, and responsive in a fast-paced environment; maintains self-control and calm under pressure
  • Hands-on and leads by example; willing to do the work as well as manage
  • Holds oneself to high standards and models personal accountability
  • Pre-empts and manages conflict; successfully addresses and mitigates escalated issues
  • Delegates to enable others’ contributions, outcomes, and development
  • Takes genuine interest in mentoring others; successfully guides more junior team members in their career progression
  • Deploys proven team management and development skills
  • Maintains a level of technical and technological proficiency necessary to do the work

Other Desired Characteristics

  • Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives
  • Demonstrates positive attitude, energy, and resilience
  • Willing to both teach and learn
  • Views oneself as a team player working towards common goals
  • Customer-oriented
  • Demonstrates genuine commitment to DREAM’s mission and success through action

Let’s get started on your DREAM career


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