Outstanding written and oral communication skills and organizational skills. Experience in project management and managing multiple priorities and responsibilities independently. Flexibility, creativity, and high energy are a must.
Ability to work independently, using initiative and independent judgment to complete complex projects on or before deadlines. Skill in facilitation, team building, collaborative problem solving, conflict resolution, and systems/process development. Skill in negotiation and active listening. Considerable skill in needs assessment, and defining/designing projects. Considerable knowledge of and skill in monitoring costs, quality and on-time performance of project activities using standard project management techniques. Ability to coordinate a diverse resource pool, to interact effectively in an individual membership environment, recognize and identify member concerns, analyze issues and concepts to correctly state a problem and develop recommended solutions. An understanding of collaboration techniques, methods and trends in the profession of architecture is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and knowledge of Internet research methods a must. Experience with content management systems and association management systems, including NetForum, a plus.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations/Communications, Architecture / or related fields with a minimum of two to three years of administrative and/or project management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Understanding of and some experience working with sustainability in a high performance design environment and/or working in an association a plus.