The American Academy in Rome (www.aarome.org), an American 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 for 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 Fellows. In this role, the Executive Assistant manages the Academy’s internal and external priorities as they relate to the President, serves as a representative of the Academy through a genuine interest in and working knowledge of its programs and activities, coordinates and supports all aspects of the President’s schedule and work, handles short- and long-term projects, and generally facilitates the seamless operation of the President’s office.
The Executive Assistant reports to the President and takes direction from the Vice Presidents for Development and Finance/Administration on relevant matters. The Executive Assistant also works in close coordination with the Director’s office in Rome and with the Development teams in New York and Rome.
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.