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Posted: 04/20/2017

Johnson-Schmidt, Preservation Architects
Project Management for Adaptive Reuse Projects

Historic Preservation Architecture firm known for its high quality adaptive reuse of commercial historic buildings in downtowns across NY State. Firm located in attractive space in firm-owned building in the heart of Corning, NY's downtown - known for being first downtown revitalization project used to model National Trust's Main Street Program. Principal Architect is former Executive Director of Market Street Restoration Agency and is part of a seven-person team which is passionate about the adaptive reuse of buildings to revitalize communities. We are seeking a teammate to contribute to, and help lead our exciting projects.

Project Manager
Professional Opportunity
Corning, NY
$commensurate with experience
Open Until
Until Filled


Project Manager with 10-15 years of experience for managing projects.  Background in Historic Preservation is a helpful facet of one's experience; licensed architect also preferred but not required.  Job responsibilities include, in tandem with Principal Architect:


  • Scheduling;
  • Cost estimating;
  • Review of construction documents for best practices;
  • Proposal writing;
  • Keeping projects on schedule and within budget;
  • Construction administration; and
  • Invoicing.


An important aspect of candidate's suitability is his/her ability to work with people with a firm but positive and friendly attitude that inspires excellent work by the team and with our clients.  


Seven-person firm located in Corning NY, home of Corning Incorporated (Fortune 500 Company), which is a beautiful community that values the arts, education, and the built environment.  Office located in downtown historic district in rehabilitated building owned by the firm. Work is primarily adaptive reuse of commercial historic buildings in communities across NYS, and the firm has received numerous State and National awards for its preservation work






  • 10 - 15 years of experience in architecture with experience with tasks listed in Description;
  • Minimum 4-year degree in architecture or engineering;
  • Fluent with QuickBooks; and Revit or AutoCAD;
  • Knowledgeable understanding of construction details;
  • Personable;
  • Good to work with on job site;
  • Agreeable to working in a dog friendly office;
  • Salary commensurate with experience;
  • Willing to relocate to Corning area;
  • Dedicated to high quality work and outcome; and
  • Enjoys his/her profession and working with team in a pleasant working environment and life/work balance.


Please submit resumes ASAP to Elise@PreservationArchitects.com 


How to apply
Please send email to Elise@PreservationArchitects.com and include cover letter, resume, and examples of work or project listing, as you see fit.
Elise Johnson-Schmidt
Phone: 607.937.1946
Fax: 607.937.6137
15 E Market St #202
Corning, NY 14830

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