Administrative Director in Princeton, NJ


American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
8540 Princeton , NJ
United States
40° 21' 3.5064" N, 74° 39' 13.824" W
New Jersey US
Saturday, December 31, 2011

Job Description:

The Administrative Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is responsible for the professional administration of a distinguished overseas, non-profit, educational institution in its U.S. office in Princeton, N.J. Duties include, but are not limited to, a broad range of institutional development activities, including events in the U.S., implementation of a $50 million Capital Campaign, and annual fundraising of more than $3 million for operations; public relations and communications in print and online through the School’s website; financial and budgetary matters; personnel issues; insurance and other operational functions; implementation of the admissions and fellowships process; coordination of meetings and governance activities of the Managing Committee and their representatives from more than 180 North American colleges and universities; stewardship of two Boards (ASCSA Board of Trustees and Gennadius Library Board of Overseers).

Oversees a staff of 8 full-time and part-time, in addition to outside contractors. Reports to the Board of Trustees and works in close collaboration with the Chair of the Managing Committee and the Director of the School in Athens. Full-time, 12-month position with salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits’ package.

Position available after January 1, 2012.


Seasoned professional with a minimum of five years of U.S. non-profit administrative experience, including supervisory role, knowledge of budgetary matters, and successful record of fundraising, including grants. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral. Advanced degree in archaeology, classics or related field and some background in Greece, Modern Greek language, and with the American School are desirable.


Candidates should send a letter outlining interest in the position and qualifications, with the names and contact information of three recommenders, and a resume. Application materials should be sent to with “Administrative Director” in the subject line. Applications will begin to be reviewed on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. 

ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.

Institution or Company offering position: 
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Contact Name: 
Mary Darlington