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Posted July 2018

Executive Director
AIA Grand Rapids Chapter


The executive director serves as the strategic and hands-on leader for AIA Grand Rapids and ensures the chapter’s role as a constituent-friendly source of education, information, community involvement, business support and development, and as an advocate of the profession locally, state-wide, and nationally. This is a part-time position for approximately 15-20 hours/week that reports to the chapter’s board of directors.


  • Prepare board meeting agenda, attend meetings, and record meeting minutes.
  • Serve as liaison to AIA Michigan, AIA National, and our membership.
  • Serve as the recorded address and telephone contact for the chapter.
  • Assist in planning of chapter events including honor awards, golf outing, and lectures.
  • Maintain chapter calendar of events, website, and newsletter.
  • Assist the treasurer with chapter bookkeeping.
  • Assist the secretary with all reporting duties related to AIA Michigan and AIA National.
  • Assist in fundraising and contact sponsors to request support.
  • May be asked to present/teach one hour (pre-packaged) HSW seminars to maintain AIA accreditation.
  • Work on re-accreditation project every four years.
  • May be asked to represent the chapter by attending AIA Grassroots, AIA National Case meeting, AIA Michigan annual meeting, and other conferences as required.


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant office experience.
  • High school diploma required.  Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs.
  • Trustworthy and have an ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be outgoing, energetic, and confident.
  • Passion for architecture preferred.

Please send resumes to:
Matt Slagle, AIAGR President
4 Fulton Street E #200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Posted June 2018

Architectural Designer/Project Architect