The American Academy in Rome (www.aarome.org), an overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities, seeks a skilled, resourceful, and highly organized Executive Assistant to the President, based in the New York Office. This position supports the President and serves as a key liaison to the staff in New York and Rome, as well as to the Board of Trustees, donors, and the Academy community. In this role, the Executive Assistant plays a frontline role in managing all internal and external priorities as they relate to the Office of the President, including: coordinating and supporting all aspects of the President’s calendar and workflow (such as drafting correspondence, prepping for meetings and speaking engagements, etc); managing short- and long-term projects; serving as the primary gatekeeper to the President; and generally facilitates the seamless operation of the President’s office.
The Executive Assistant reports to the President and works closely in all activities including the coordination of a complex array of meetings, travel arrangements, and social engagements. S/he works in close coordination with the Director’s office in Rome and with all departments/teams in New York and Rome. Applicants should display a genuine interest in and working knowledge of Academy’s programs and activities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function at a high level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
The American Academy in Rome provides generous health and retirement benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. AAR is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications are confidential and should include three references.
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