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AIA New York and the Center for Architecture are equal opportunity employers, encouraging diversity and welcoming applicants of all backgrounds.

Any upcoming employment opportunities will be posted here—please check back for updates.

Program Committees Coordinator

The Program Committees Coordinator works closely with volunteer AIA New York Chapter committee chairs to coordinate committee meetings, events, and programs at the Center for Architecture and off-site. Responsibilities may include:

- Provide administrative support for scheduling use of the facility and its event resources.
- Support publicity of programming by working closely with Committee members the AIA New York / Center for Architecture Communications Team.
- Manage committee files, mailing lists, communications, budgets, and committee coordination activities.
- Manage and administer the AIA New York Chapter continuing education program for architects, in compliance with the NYS Board of Architecture Continuing Education System (CES) and rules for AIA members.
- Support the Program Manager in the planning and implementation of other significant Chapter events, including administrative support for the annual Design Awards Program.

- Bachelor’s degree;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Well organized and detail oriented;
- Ability to handle and prioritize multiple, simultaneous projects; and
- Excellent command of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and database management.

While not required qualifications for this position, the ideal candidate will have one or more of the following:
- 1-2 years professional experience in the non-profit or architecture space
- Volunteer management experience
- Salesforce experience

Competitive salary to be offered commensurate with experience. All full-time employees of AIA New York and the Center for Architecture receive, after a 90-day evaluation period, a comprehensive benefits package that includes employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Employees with 1 year of service are eligible for a 401(k) plan that includes a 3% employer contribution.

Qualified applicants should send a thoughtful cover letter, resume and writing sample to Please put the job title and your last name in the subject line of the email; include the cover letter in the body of the email; and attach one combined PDF file of your resume and writing sample. A business communication or program announcement is the preferred type of writing sample.

Applicants that do not follow these instructions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Freelance Design Educator

The Center for Architecture is seeking Design Educators to teach in our K–12 architecture and design education programs. Programs include youth, family and school workshops at the Center for Architecture in Greenwich Village and customized multi-session residency programs in schools and community sites throughout the city. Our programs use hands-on, project-based design activities to enrich classroom studies and build students’ understanding and appreciation of the built environment.

Design Educators are hired and paid on a per program basis. Candidates must be willing to travel to program sites throughout the city and to collaborate with partner teachers to develop age-appropriate, sequential lessons that integrate architecture and design into classroom studies.

For further Information, download the Freelance Design Educator job description.

Design Educator-in-Training Program

If you don't meet all the qualifications for a CFA Design Educator, but are interested in working toward this and developing your skills, apply for our Design Educator-in-Training Program, beginning in September 2017.

For further Information, download the Design Educator-in-Training Program job description.


AIA New York and the Center for Architecture often seek volunteers to support a wide variety of programming. Check back here for updates.

A18 Conference on Architecture Volunteers

As host chapter, AIA New York is looking for volunteers to help with tours, symposium check-in, and in various capacities throughout the conference. If you would be interested in helping, please contact us at

K-12 Volunteers

Volunteering at the Center for Architecture is a great way to contribute to the community, learn new skills, and have fun! We often need volunteers for the following:

Family Day Programs - Weekend public programs for children ages 5-13 and their parents.

Vacation Programs - 3-day thematic programs for children ages 5-18.

Summer Programs - Week-long thematic programs for children ages 5-18.

For further Information, download the K-12 Volunteers job description.



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