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Director of Operations

Hutker Architects

BSA Member

About Hutker Architects

For more than 30 years, the team at Hutker Architects has been helping families and individuals create one-of-a-kind homes. Our process begins with listening. We work together to create a program of indoor and outdoor spaces that best support the way our individual clients live, work and play.

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About This Position

Reports to: CEO

Location: Falmouth or Plymouth Office

We're searching for a hands on, high energy Director of Operations who has strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business with a creative point of view. The Director of Operations will work closely with our CEO and Senior Managers to lead our team of high-performing design professionals to be productive and effective. The ideal candidate has experience within our industry, preferably having worked their way up to a management role.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with CEO and Executive Committee to help review, assess, and make recommendations on Strategic Direction
  • Collaborate with CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operations strategy
  • Oversee company project operations and employee productivity, while supporting a highly inclusive culture that ensures team members can thrive and that organizational goals are met
  • Lead or participate in strategic teams as warranted
  • With the CEO lead the continuing evolution and understanding of Project Performance and manage Project Best Practices Initiatives and Team focused on the three key measures of performance excellence: design, experience and profitability
  • Work as a cohesive part of the Business Team
  • As part of the Finance Committee with the CEO and Controller
  • Responsible for the work-in-progress, billings, and monitoring of outstanding accounts receivable
  • Annual budget process and monitoring of performance throughout the year
  • Establishing utilization and billing rates
  • Oversee IT with our outside IT firm and internal support


  • Master's degree in business from an accredited four-year college or university and ten years of operations experience and project and team management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in architectural or other design service companies is preferred.
  • High proficiency in spreadsheet and project management software and database software including Deltek and Salesforce preferred.
  • The ability to thrive in and support an entrepreneurial environment.
  • The ability to work effectively with a variety of creative and administrative colleagues as well as consultants, vendors, and clients.
  • High personal and professional standards, intelligence and initiative, attention to detail, creative problem-solving abilities, and communication skills.
  • A team-oriented “can-do” spirit, a sense of humor, and the ability to create and sustain a fun working environment are a huge advantage.

How To Apply

To Apply

Interested qualified candidates can send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected] with “Director of Operations” in the subject line.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 16, 2024.

Please no phone calls and/or office visits.

This position can be based out of our Falmouth or Plymouth office.

You will receive a response by e-mail if we would like to schedule an interview.