As a result of its significant growth and expanded activities, NAASR is seeking an Executive Director to help ensure the 60-year-old association's long-term efforts to meet the challenges of advancing Armenian Studies. Executive Director functions have long been shared among NAASR's Executive Committee, Board, and esteemed Director of Academic Affairs Marc Mamigonian, and the Executive Director will work to fulfill NAASR's mission in collaboration with them and to serve NAASR's membership nationally and internationally as the association continues to evolve.
Founded in 1955, NAASR is the only nationwide organization dedicated to the advancement of Armenian studies and culture through America's foremost institutions of higher education and through a multifaceted program in support of research, scholarship, public programs, and publications. NAASR is a 501(c)(3) organization with a membership structure, and a budget of less than $400,000. Please visit www.naasr.org for more information.
NAASR seeks a dynamic Executive Director who will be primarily responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of NAASR within budgeted parameters, including implementing and supervising in a collaborative working style current and new programs, securing funding from private and public sources, establishing and expanding relationships with donors and the community, hiring and supervising NAASR staff members, preparing financial reports and budgets, conducting outreach to the public (through the website, social media, reports, and electronic publications), developing and maintaining financial organizational stability, and expanding NAASR membership and affiliates nationally and internationally. The Executive Director is also expected to work in conjunction with the Director of Academic Affairs and in partnership with the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee to achieve organizational goals and generate a long-term vision for the organization. The Executive Director reports to the NAASR Chairman, Executive Committee and Board, and works in Belmont, MA.
* General Management, Administration and Supervision of Staff
* Fundraising, Development, Donor Cultivation, and Membership Expansion
* Fiscal and Financial Management
* Personnel Hiring, Evaluation and Termination
* External Relations, Communications and Social Media
* Some Armenian language skills
* Masters Degree or Business Degree in Non-profit Management, or Fundraising Certification, or similar qualifications
NAASR is conducting a nationwide search for candidates who meet the qualification requirements and have the capabilities to satisfy the job description. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, salary requirements, and names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is located in Belmont, MA.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received no later than September 30, 2015, by 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time. The application process may remain open beyond that date until the position is filled.