Operations Coordinator

The Architectural League of New York

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The Architectural League, one of the country’s premier presenters of important work and ideas in architecture and urbanism, seeks a full-time Operations Coordinator to join its staff. As an integral member of the League team, the Operations Coordinator will help provide the organizational foundation for the League’s ambitious program of events, publications, and other projects that seek to create stimulating opportunities for the presentation and discussion of significant work; encourage the development of young designers; increase openness and inclusion in architecture; and address critical issues in the built environment, including climate change.

We would like the new Operations Coordinator to start work on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

  • Ensuring the smooth functioning of the League office and staff on a day-to-day basis

  • Managing technology, including presentation technologies for digital programs

  • Scheduling, organizing, and documenting staff and board meetings

  • Ensuring that all staff have the environment and tools they need to carry out their work

  • Acting as the primary liaison with the League’s landlord and with vendors

  • Manages the League’s relationship with its IT consultant and all software subscriptions

  • Supporting human resources activities with the executive director and other managers

  • Maintaining up-to-date files of a variety of types of critical information for the League, including organizational policies

  • A well-organized person with the capacity to juggle many tasks simultaneously, and strong attention to detail

  • Should enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people, including the staff, board, and members of the League, and others outside the organization.

  • Strong writing skills; ease with digital technologies; and willingness to learn new software as required

  • Demonstrated interest in architecture and cities is a strong plus.

  • While the League staff is currently working remotely, we do anticipate returning to our office and therefore the Operations Coordinator must be located in, or willing to relocate to, the New York City region. We cannot pay relocation expenses.

  • The salary range for this position is $45,000-$47,000, depending on experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off (vacation, sick days, personal days).

  • We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the diversity of perspectives on the League staff to apply.

How to Apply

Please attach a resumé and fill out the application form at this link, including responses to the short-answer questions: https://archleague.formstack.com/forms/operations_coordinator

We request that you do not submit a cover letter with your application materials.

Please contact Nanase Shirokawa, Program and Membership Assistant, at shirokawa@archleague.org for more information.

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Posted on August 5