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Program Coordinator [Center for Architecture Foundation]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 20, 1971 in job announcements |

Center for Architecture Foundation
Program Coordinator

Organization Overview:
The Center for Architecture Foundation promotes public awareness and a
broader appreciation of the important role architecture and design play in
our daily lives. We engage general public audiences in contemporary topics
on the built environment to encourage design literacy. Programs include K-12
in-school collaborations, youth and family workshops, professional
development, scholarships and public exhibitions and educational events at
the Center for Architecture – a public gallery space committed to advancing
the understanding of the built environment managed in partnership with the
American Institute of Architects NY Chapter.

www.cfafoundation.org

Description:
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing the Center for
Architecture Foundation’s scholarship and grant program as well as providing
support to other CFAF programs including assistance related to fundraising,
outreach and general operations. The Program Coordinator will report
directly to the Executive Director and have regular interaction with the
other members of the Foundation’s staff, Board of Directors, and AIANY
Chapter colleagues.

Primary Responsibilities:
* Administer and manage scholarship and grants program including organizing
applications, communicating with the jury, corresponding with applicants,
and disbursing funds
* Provide clerical support to the Executive Director including: draft
correspondence and reports, maintaining records and files, and managing
volunteers and interns
* Manage outreach including website and database maintenance and social
media accounts and answer public inquires about the Center for Architecture
and the Center for Architecture Foundation
* Assist with public relations and media support though email updates to
media and contact lists and writing articles for e-Oculus, the bimonthly
e-journal of AIANY, and other publications as necessary
* Assist with Board meetings including: prepare meeting reports and
presentations, attend all meetings of the full Board, and record and
distribute meeting minutes
* Assist with record keeping and administration of annual fundraising Gala
and other fundraising initiatives
* Assist Program Directors with special assignments including creating
reports and presentations; evaluating and documenting; assistance with
scheduling, logistics, payments, etc.
* Attend networking and community events on the Foundation’s behalf
* General office management including maintenance and repairs of equipment
and managing supply inventory, calendar, files, scheduling, etc.
* Perform some bookkeeping responsibilities when necessary
* Other tasks as deemed appropriate by the Executive Director

Qualifications: This is a great opportunity for someone interested in arts
education and administration. CFAF is a small staff where collaboration,
flexibility and teamwork are essential. The right candidate will have:

* At least 1-2 years of work experience in a professional office setting
* Strong interest in CFAF’s mission
* Experience in education or youth programs
* Knowledge of architecture, design, education or art history
* Professional and friendly manner
* Ability to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively
* Proactive nature with strong problem solving skills and a strong attention
to detail
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Flexibility and willingness to learn
* Experience with website maintenance, social media savvy, and database
management
* Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
* Computer skills that include MS Office; knowledge of Filemaker Pro,
Quickbooks, Photoshop, InDesign and graphic design or video editing a plus

This is a full-time position. Occasional weekends and evenings required.
Salary: $33K with generous benefits

Interested candidates should send a thoughtful cover letter describing why
they are interested in CFAF and the position along with resume to: Ms. Jaime
Endreny, jendreny@cfafoundation.org. Please indicate “Program Coordinator”
in the subject of your email and include the cover letter in the body of the
email. No phone calls please.

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