Director of Finance and Operations, Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia

Posted by on May 24, 2010

Director of Finance and Operations, Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia

Asian Arts Initiative is a multi-disciplinary community-based arts center offering performances, exhibitions, workshops, and training for artists, youth, and adults of all racial backgrounds. Founded in 1993, the organization is in a critical phase of growth, with the development of a new multi-cultural multi-tenant arts facility in Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhood, visioning for the expansion of our visual arts program, and planning for the launch of new after-school services at two Philadelphia public school sites. The organization has an annual operating budget of approximately $500,000 and a core staff of 4 including the Executive Director, Development Director, Director of Operations and Finance, and Program Manager.

Asian Arts Initiative is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations who will have primary responsibility for the organization’s administration, facilities, and technology; and provides expertise and support in areas including HR, financial management, and strategic planning. This position is part of the management team along with the Executive Director and Development Director and reports directly to the Executive Director. This position currently supervises a part-time Administrative Assistant and additional consultants and volunteers.

The ideal candidate is highly organized and has demonstrated success in non-profit financial management, office management, and/or facility management; is interested in improving organizational systems and participating in the development of a healthy organizational culture; and wants to be part of a dynamic, hard-working team in a small but growing non-profit environment.

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