January 14, 2021 / Job Postings

Job Posting: Ratcliffe Architects Seeks Administrative Support Specialist.

Ratcliffe Architects is a small, established architecture firm specializing in commercial and high-end residential design, located in the Greenspring Valley. We are excited to announce a new position available for an Administrative Support Specialist.

We are seeking an organized and versatile individual to play a key role in the support of all administrative duties with jurisdictional permitting, management support and project tracking.


  • Provide essential administrative support to the team and front office
  • Organization and obtaining required building, health, and other permits for clients in multiple jurisdictions
  • Permit coordination with all contractors and subcontractors
  • Assist project management in arranging for jobsite utilities
  • Maintain/update office copies of all drawing plans and specifications
  • Work directly with consulting engineers to ensure work is progressing per plans and specifications
  • Maintain updates for all spreadsheets and SmartSheets


  • 3-5 years experience in Civil/Architectural office experience preferred but not required
  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration desired
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong aptitude for computers and ability to learn new software programs
  • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills to interact with all levels of employees, management and outside partners (i.e., owners, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers)
  • Technical writing skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Position requires employee to work in office and local travel to various jurisdictions

At Ratcliffe Architects we offer our employees competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment and benefits including; 401k, health/dental/vision, STD/LTD insurance, paid vacation, personal days and holidays.

Please send your resume to Jessica Porter at JPorter@ratcliffearchitects.com. Candidate must be local to the Baltimore region.