Associate Principal, Education (Architecture)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Arcadis’s Places capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology. 

Arcadis is seeking a high-caliber, Associate Principal (Architect) or Principal (Architect) to join our New York Education Practice Group. They will be a part of the team, helping to win, design and mentor a team of architects on educational projects.

At Arcadis, you will be a vital member of a global network of design professionals who value collaboration, progressive solutions, broad insights, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after corporate culture that supports dynamic career advancement in parallel with work/life balance.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Business Unit Director and Practice Group Manager to grow the Education practice in the region.
  • Leverage your existing experience and relationships with the national and global experience of the firm to grow your respective market.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships within our internal organization. Lead and facilitate cross-sector / discipline / office efforts through collaboration and the development of inter-office relationships.
  • Develop and grow client relationships primarily in Education sectors, primarily in the area.
  • Develop and maintain key contacts in that industry.
  • Write and Review proposals.
  • Lead and foster client relationships and project presentations.
  • Inspire confidence as a subject matter expert in the Education Practice Group
  • Provide high level guidance to achieve a trusted partner status with clients.
  • Hands-on involvement and leadership with project design, coordination, preparation, and delivery of project document.
  • Motivate, mentor, and delegate work to team members.


  • Architectural Degree from an accredited program, Masters’ degree is preferred.
  • Licensed Architect with current registration in New York
  • Ability to think strategically and with an equal interest in business and practice issues with a minimum of 12 years of experience.
  • Existing relationships in the following sectors: Education.
  • Experience with large complex projects within a large multi-disciplinary practice.
  • Strategic thinking leadership skills, with an ability to connect business with practice.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project coordination and related requirements of all disciplines, under demanding deadlines.
  • Project experience and familiarity in software programs such as Revit and CAD are required.


Additional Information

The salary range for this position is $115,000 - $180,000 year.

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design related roles, we also require a portfolio to review. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record. 


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