***Senior living experience experience is ideal for this role***


  • Architecture or Landscape Architecture graduate with a professional degree in Architecture, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years* of professional experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced skill level with Revit, SketchUp, Autodesk Suite, and Photoshop
  • Licensed Architect (preferred)



  • Minimal guidance through all design phases from conception through construction
  • Advanced knowledge of drafting standards, dimensioning practices, and 3d visualization
  • Advanced knowledge of design principles, technical detailing, and the standard of care in Architectural documentation.
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excels at time management and multi-tasking
  • Collaborative, team-building attitude that sets a positive tone
  • Sets expectations for reporting team member performance



  • Primary client contact during CD and CA phases
  • Manage, guide, and educate multiple staff members
  • Schedule project delivery dates
  • Set team performance expectations, assign tasks
  • Manage & review drawing sets and specifications
  • Ensure deliverables meet deadlines and expected quality level
  • Coordinate drawings with design consultants
  • Perform contract administration through job closeout
  • Prepare for and conduct meetings with clients, consultants, jurisdictions, etc. with review and approval from Principal in charge
  • Initiate project updates with Principal in charge regularly
  • Provide general production staff oversight & leadership to ensure production levels are being maintained
  • Review project hours weekly & advise team to correct as needed
  • Assist by reviewing monthly invoices & communicating concerns to Principal in charge
  • Assist with proposals and marketing materials



  • Daily attendance for a typical workday and accurate recording of time
  • Essential for the effective performance in this role and the successful operation of the firm’s business, the individual must be able to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and constructively in English with NSPJ employees, consultants, and clients in order to convey and understand details relating to projects and other business-related items.
  • Able to work cooperatively with co-workers and teams through all stages of design and construction
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet project deadlines
  • Knowledge and daily use of computers and the computer programs used in the office for job description
  • Ability to work at a desk throughout the workday; adjustable (sit or stand) desks are standard
  • Must be able to see, interpret, and analyze data in color on computer screens/programs and paper
  • Performs effectively under conditions of high stress and pressure

*Qualifying minimum years of professional experience is a guideline which is subject to comparison against job performance and is at NSPJ’s discretion.  **The above lists are not necessarily exhaustive and may be supplemented or revised by NSPJ, at its sole discretion.


NSPJ offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • 100% Company Paid Employee Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off (PTO 4 weeks annually, prorated for the first year)
  • Flexibility to work from home one day a week
  • 3% Safe Harbor contribution into one of our retirement plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • FSA & HRA plans
  • Vision, Dental, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurances
  • Long Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Identity Protection
  • Compensatory Time for salaried employees

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