Glenstone : Assistant Project Manager


An Introduction to Glenstone Museum
Founded with the mission to seamlessly integrate art, architecture, and landscape, Glenstone is an art museum located on nearly 300 acres of rolling hills and unspoiled woodland in Potomac, Maryland. The museum, opened in 2006 and expanded in 2018, offers nearly 60,000 square feet of exhibition space to showcase its collection of more than 1300 works by 200 contemporary artists. With its expansion, Glenstone now has the ability to welcome 100,000 visitors each year, and admission is always free.
Glenstone is proud to foster a professional environment in which people can do stimulating and fulfilling work. To work at Glenstone is to be a part of something bigger, something more meaningful, and something truly special. It is a chance to do a job to the highest standard, with the resources and support available of an endowed organization. It is an invitation to be engaged, challenged and stimulated, to help fulfill a powerful mission, and to contribute to a noble purpose.
We are incredibly proud of what Glenstone offers to those who create, appreciate, study, and otherwise participate in the world of art; and we are equally proud of what Glenstone offers to those who choose to join us in doing so.
Position Overview
The Assistant Project Manager will report to the Director of Design & Development and will be responsible for supporting the planning and execution of a wide range of building and site construction projects. The Assistant Project Manager will coordinate and manage all necessary project tasks from design completion to construction administration and oversight.
Glenstone is now embarking on an expansion to strengthen its commitment to the public. The centerpiece of this project will be a new exhibition building, called The Pavilions, designed by Thomas Phifer, Thomas Phifer and Partners. The building will significantly expand Glenstone’s gallery space and provide increased support facilities. The new landscape design integrates walking paths, bridges and restored meadows and woodlands. When the expansion is complete, more than 6,000 trees of 43 native species will have been planted across the grounds, bringing the total installed at Glenstone to 8,000, and approximately 33 acres of existing pasture land will have been developed into sustainable meadows with a range of indigenous flora. As part of the building and site expansion, the Assistant Project Manager will oversee several projects that will enhance our visitor experience, from interior gallery built-out for new exhibitions to site trail improvements, bridges and boardwalks that connect the existing museum to future sites for outdoor artwork installations.
Desired Attributes & Characteristics
The ideal candidate will possess an academic background or professional experience in the field of construction management, architecture, engineering or similar field. The candidate will possess excellent organizational and time-management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. In addition, we are looking for someone who will embrace Glenstone’s mission and core values by upholding the highest values in our professional conduct.
Key Responsibilities
  • Contractor sourcing and evaluation.
  • Review and level contractor bids.
  • Develop and track construction schedule.
  • Assistance with contract development and execution.
  • Organize and document weekly progress meetings.
  • Review and process contractor payment applications and vendor invoices.
  • Review and track submittals, PCO’s, RFI’s.
  • Ensure quality control during construction.
  • Ensure the project is running on schedule and on budget.
  • Monitor construction progress through on-site foremen.
  • Obtain permits from local jurisdictions.
Required Skills & Experience
  • B.S. degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience as an assistant project manager, a junior project manager, construction manager, or similar position in a related field.
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project.
  • Knowledge of construction management process from design conception to construction completion.
  • Able to work well in a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to review construction drawings and specifications required for construction.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently.
  • Problem-solving skills to strategize innovative solutions.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal building code regulations.
  • Computer skills: Knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Construction cost estimating background or experience. 
Salary & Benefits
Associates are crucial to achieving Glenstone’s mission and we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We also provide a total benefits package that helps associates manage their health, protect their income, and prepare for their future. To promote collaboration and show appreciation to associates, Glenstone provides a weekly staff lunch, on-site health and wellness classes and volunteer opportunities.
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life, long-term and short-term disability and AD&D insurance, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA); a 401(k) retirement account with a matching contribution; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and tuition reimbursement.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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