- Lead the activities of a not-for-profit organization committed to
architecture and design education for K-12 educational institutions, youth and adults
in New York City.
- Spear-head the development of public outreach programs that build
greater public awareness of the built environment in New York City.
- The Executive Director will work closely with CFAFs Board of Directors and the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter staff and Board initiating, organizing and administering programs. The Director has primary responsibility for development.
- In addition to general administrative, marketing, and financial oversight, the Executive Director will supervise the Director of Education, Lead Design Educator, the Development Manager, Program and Marketing Manager, Scholarships Assistant, interns and volunteers.
- Manage fundraising, strategic planning, and communications including cultivating donors, planning events (including annual gala), writing grants/proposals, newsletters, press releases and managing web content
- Oversee all programming which includes: youth programs at the Center for Architecture and in 85 classrooms throughout NYC; 5 scholarships and grants; exhibition of student work; new series of adult programs for the general public
- Responsible for the planning, implementation, administration and management of all organizational activities and systems
- Create and manage approx. $750K organizational budget and maintain fiscal health and sustainability
- Spearhead collaboration with our main partner the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter and other cultural partners and philanthropists
- Cultivate and develop partnerships with organizations, government agencies and philanthropists
- Set organizational goals and effective standards of performance and
- Liaise with Board to assist with governance and articulate priorities and needs
- Supervise staff of 5; set and manage human resources policies and procedures
- Experience with non-profit management, fundraising and marketing.
- Working knowledge of architecture, design, and/or arts education.
- Proven track record of fundraising for non-profit organizations related to art or architecture or design education.
- Self-confident individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills,
assertiveness, diplomacy and good judgment