Project Manager


SLAM has an opening in our new Rhode Island office for a Project Manager.  The RI office is a Public Education focused studio that will develop secondary markets in Higher Education, Corporate and Healthcare as the office grows. The ideal candidate for this position would have experience in Public Education and bring strong management skills and acumen, team leadership, a dedication to delivering exceptional design and strong client relationship skills. This position will involve owner interaction and coordination of the work of project teams. The PM’s responsibilities will include developing and maintaining project workplans, budgets, and schedules, The candidate should have good writing skills and an understanding of contract language sufficient to generate proposals and consultant agreements.

Key Responsibilities and attributes include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the project team through the life of the project including: SLAM staff architects, interior designers, structural engineers and landscape architects, coordination with various consultants
  • Continuously collaborate with P-I-C and/or internal team members
  • Maintain positive communications with colleagues, clients and consultants.
  • Ability to plan ahead, develop and express concepts accurately and rapidly, manage the project team and meet deadlines
  • Client contact representing firm/team on projects
  • Assist in marketing efforts, may attend interviews
  • Preparation of consultant contracts, monthly processing of consultant invoices,

Key Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work independently and as part of an interactive team, while effectively and gracefully handling changing and evolving directives
  • Ability to work independently with proficient organizational and time management skills
  • Highly-motivated, good team player with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, collaborate with small and large multi-disciplinary teams, and work well under deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Office and Revit.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. SLAM is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.