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Senior Preservation Architect


Goody Clancy seeks a Senior Preservation Architect to join our team. We believe building reuse is a critical component of climate action, and we partner with institutions to steward their cultural heritage through historic building renewal, strategic reuse planning, and high-performance retrofits. The ideal candidate for this position will share a passion for building reuse and preservation and have an interest in leadership for this area of expertise. A creative, collaborative, and motivated mindset is a must!  

From seasoned principal to newest hire, every member of our team contributes to a community steeped in mentorship and mutual respect—and as a 100% employee-owned organization, each of us shares in our collective success. We are passionate, intelligent, down-to-earth people who believe in what we do, who bring energy and curiosity to every facet of our work, and who never stop working toward a more inclusive, equitable workplace. Risk-taking is encouraged here, and there are opportunities everywhere for employees to develop professionally and do work they love. 


  • Collaborate with principals to develop and deliver design visions 
  • Assume responsibility for project and team management tasks 
  • Coordinate with client and consultant representatives 
  • Perform on-site building investigations and assess existing conditions
  • Recommend and document treatment, specification, and details for historic and existing building materials and assemblies 
  • Contribute to project pursuits and represent the firm at external engagements 
  • Communicate preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse concepts to internal project teams and clients 
  • Travel to project sites and attend client meetings 

Qualifications and Required Experience:

  • Professional architecture or preservation degree (architectural registration is a plus) 
  • Collaborative and flexible approach to team assignments 
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit and Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Excellent design, organization, and communication skills 

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Participation in a 100% employee-owned firm through our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Firm sponsored training, licensure, and conference attendance reimbursement
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Medical (70% employer-paid); life and disability insurance; available dental, optical, cafeteria plan, 401(k)
  • Hybrid workplace: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays we work together in from our office in Boston's Back Bay; the remaining 2 days you have the option to work from wherever you choose!  

Position Reports to: Principal or Project Manager

To Apply

Submit by e-mail to  Indicate the position for which you are applying.  Include a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio pages (attachments not to exceed 10MB)

Goody Clancy is an Affirmative-Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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