Topic ID #41915 - posted 12/19/2019 12:19 PM

Assistant Director of the Center for Digital Antiquity


Assistant Director

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Reporting to the Director of the Center for Digital Antiquity, the Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with strategic planning, operations management, budgeting, and marketing/sales. The Assistant Director assists with planning and implementing Digital Antiquity’s activities and operations, which includes helping to establish a long-term vision for the Center. She/he demonstrates leadership and is able to act in place of the Director in their absence.

Essential Duties

Strategic planning: Assists the director in developing, implementing, evaluating, and revising the Center for Digital Antiquity’s strategic plan. The strategic plan outlines Digital Antiquity’s short-term and long-term vision and goals, including business plans and budgeting strategies that ensure the continuing financial health of the Center.

Digital Antiquity operations: With related staff, the Assistant Director is responsible for managing projects and grant-related activities.  She/he assists in operational decisions to ensure that the Center’s technical infrastructure, consulting and digital curation services are delivered successfully. The Assistant Director helps to determine the overall organizational structure for Digital Antiquity’s operations, and ensures that client and users' needs are met efficiently. She/he helps to resolve problems and issues related to the Strategic Plan and assists in developing improvements to the effectiveness and efficiency of Digital Antiquity staff.

Budgeting and marketing/sales: Participates in planning, developing and administering the Center’s budget. Contributes information, ideas, and research to help develop marketing strategies. Develops sales strategies and approaches for Digital Antiquity’s services. Develops new client relationships and maintains professional relationships with existing and potential clients. Answers questions from clients and organizations. Tracks sales data and works to meet financial goals. Prepares and presents quarterly performance reports for Board of Directors meetings. Attends conferences and travels to meet clients as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND six (6) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Ten (10) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Native American Studies or related field, AND four (4) years of related administrative experience, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with sales
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Experience in project management


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