Executive Director

AIA Silicon Valley
Incorporated in 1955 and located in downtown San Jose, the AIA Silicon Valley recently completed a name change from AIA Santa Clara Valley to AIA Silicon Valley.  The incoming Executive Director will participate in the launch of this new name and develop a branding campaign to promote it to the design and construction community.  The members are a fantastic group of creative design professionals who are the architects of the communities we live in.  Your experience and interaction with them will be a fun and fulfilling experience.
Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of AIA Silicon Valley, while achieving the strategic direction and goals established by the Board. Specific duties include:
Inspiring staff and members to participate in this great organization.
Actively targeting and pursuing growth – through new memberships
Strong relation to the next generation, specifically in leadership development, values and personal growth.
Organizing and assembling continuing education programs for member groups to build support and engagement in AIA Silicon Valley.
Manage a diverse communication strategy plan for both members and external stakeholders, including but not limited to newsletters, website, social media, etc.
Build upon current revenue sources and identify new value-added services/products and sources of revenue. Ensures a robust sponsorship program to support the mission of AIA Silicon Valley, while developing innovative programming to drive value for members.
Effectively manage the organization from fiscal, administrative, and infrastructure perspectives.
Maintain a strong relationship with the AIA Silicon Valley Board of Directors, the AIA California Council and the AIA National headquarters.
Professional Experience and Qualifications
Minimum of five (5) years in upper management positions within an association.
Relevant Bachelor’s Degree, CAE designation or other related higher education is preferred.
Sufficient diversity of knowledge and skills to effectively manage the organization including: personnel management, fiscal management, membership management and growth, advocacy, event management, communications strategies, technology guru, and building of partnerships and coalitions.
YourMembership CRM system knowledge a plus.
Basic HTML coding skills needed often.
Ability to set priorities, delegate responsibilities, mentor, motivate, and develop others.
Strong ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.
Strong creative and entrepreneurial spirit that enables the organization to grow and expand its influence within its vision and mission.
Either currently living in or willing to relocate to the Santa Clara County area.  Relocation costs will not be included.
For best consideration, interested individuals should submit their resume by January 12, 2018, via email to director@aiasiliconvalley.org.  Resumes may still be accepted after that date.  Please include 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) name, email and telephone number of three references.   We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, including generous paid holidays and PTO. Opportunity to participate in retirement plan, health and dental insurance.


San Jose, CA
Due Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on January 30, 2018 - 1:09pm