The associate executive director is responsible for providing advice and counsel to the executive director on the full range of NAAB programs and activities; in addition, the incumbent serves as the principal deputy for the executive director and is responsible for overseeing NAAB operations in the executive director’s absence.
This position has program/ project management responsibility for advising schools interested in pursuing initial candidacy; managing the Annual Report Submission system (ARS); supporting the activities of the Assessment and Evaluation Committee; managing the NAAB’s substantial equivalency program; international consulting; and oversight the NAAB’s Web presence.
Other duties and special projects may be assigned at the discretion of the executive director.
This is full-time exempt position requiring weekends and evenings; ability to travel is required (see below).
The successful candidate will have a professional degree in architecture from a NAAB-accredited program and a working knowledge of NAAB services, programs, policies, Conditions and Procedures and annual activities. He/she must demonstrate excellent communications skills (both written and verbal); project management skills; ability to design and complete research projects; ability to manage competing priorities; knowledge of the budget process/financial management; proficiency in HTML and general office applications; working knowledge of architecture education, internship or the profession.
In addition, individuals must be organized, pay close attention to detail, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. Individuals must also be flexible and able to adjust to shifting priorities and responsibilities.
To be considered for the position, please submit a letter of interest (limit 2 pages), a current vita, a list of up to three references, and a brief, 1-page statement about the role of accreditation in architecture education to Associate Executive Director Search, Attn: Executive Director, NAAB, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Please do not submit materials by email. Applications and nominations must be postmarked on or before September 1, 2009.