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Project Manager/Architect

Trust For the National Mall
Washington, DC
Expired: May 05, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $110,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time


As the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan philanthropic partner of the National Park Service, Trust for the National Mall brings expertise, private funding and in-kind support to time-sensitive restoration and sustainability projects, mobilizes volunteers, and provides educational opportunities to ensure that the National Mall endures and evolves as a vibrant space for all. With over 36 million visits annually to the National Mall, combined with aging infrastructure and the need for better visitor amenities throughout the park, the Trust is helping the National Park Service tackle the more than $800 million needed for critical repairs and improvements.

The Trust is at an exciting time in our history as we gear up for the nation's 250th anniversary. We are a small but growing team and a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and generous time off policies. Starting salary for this position is $110,000.


The Project Manager will support the development and implementation of capital projects and programs for the National Mall and the National Park Service (NPS). The Project Manager will execute plans for a portfolio of current projects, working directly with the Trust's Executive Vice President. The Project Manager will work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment with architects, landscape architects, urban planners, arborists, engineers, and artists as the project requires.

The Project Manager leads and supports contracted consulting projects, providing mission aligned design assistance to NPS or through project-specific grant support. This can include community engagement, meeting facilitation, code analysis, site feasibility and massing studies, design, and project management. For contracted consulting, the Project Manager is responsible for responding to requests for assistance, maintaining positive relationships with NPS and other federal partners in the creation of high-quality design products, and timely performance of the scope of contracted work.

The Project Manager may support the work of other programs within the Trust as needed. A flexible mindset and willingness to pitch in are highly valued. The Trust is a team-oriented, creative, and flexible work environment.


  • Manage architecture, and landscape architecture projects, using creative thinking abilities and contributing to organizational design excellence and responsive problem solving

  • Manage project budgets and schedules to keep project delivery on time and in budget.

  • Design and implement a community engagement strategy in collaboration with NPS and as outlined in project scopes, including community and partner workshops and presentations.

  • Maintain a collaborative project environment with team members and project partners, subconsultants, stakeholders and NPS.

  • Assist with prospective project scoping, timelines, deliverables, and team formation.

  • Develop a professional network to support program business pipeline.

  • Actively participate in building organizational and team culture aligned with the Trust's values.

  • Share the work of the Trust and our partners in public forums including conferences, in the media, and on social media in coordination with the organization's communications and marketing team.


  • Strong understanding of architectural and or landscape architectural design excellence, planning and placemaking principles, and construction processes.
  • Strong graphic skills and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and SketchUp graphic software.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit software.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS a plus.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Excellent collaboration skills.
  • Experience with facilitation and community engagement desirable.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with project management software desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a professional design office setting. (Required)


  • Bachelor's degree (Required) in architecture or landscape architecture. (Preferred)
  • Master's degree in architecture or landscape architecture, or equivalent. (Preferred)


  • Licensure in architecture or landscape architecture or on-track for licensure. (Required)


  • Please submit a cover letter with your resume. Please visit our website at for more information about the Trust.
  • If you don't meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role's requirements.
  • We welcome you to inform us confidentiality if you require any special accommodations to be considered for employment at the Trust. Contact us at to notify us of any needs related to completing the job application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Trust For the National Mall

Washington, DC
20006 USA



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