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Job Description

Programs Manager

The American Institute of Architects, Atlanta Chapter (AIA Atlanta) seeks a full-time Programs Manager to lead and support various programs aimed at our members and the general public, including those relevant to design issues, the business of architecture, sustainability, and membership development. Read about the position in the PDF job description on this page, and if this sounds like the job for you (or someone you know), apply today.

Application Deadline: This job posting will remain active until the position is filled with an excellent candidate. Apply promptly to ensure your application will be considered.

About AIA Atlanta

AIA Atlanta is a member-supported professional association (501c(6)) serving Metro Atlanta and the northern portion of the state. The local chapter supports 1,800 members and their firms through local political advocacy, continuing education, career and leadership development, professional networking, a regional conference, and numerous local programs impacting the diversity of our members.

The organization is part of a tri-partite organization under the national umbrella of the American Institute of Architects. We’re a small office environment and work within a highly creative industry. AIA Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits. AIA Atlanta uses a combination of Apple-based technology with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc).

Application Instructions

Applications should be directed to David Southerland (, Executive Director.

Application instructions:

  • Email with a single document containing your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the Programs Manager job.
  • Use the cover letter to explain why you are interested in this job and why this job would be a good match for you. It should be a unique letter drawing clear connections between yourself and this position. Cover letters that are clearly generic copy and paste will be discounted.
  • Do not paste your cover letter or resume into the body of your email or send multiple attachments.
  • Please reference the jobs website where you discovered this position.

To view the full job description for the Programs Manager position, open the PDF here.


This position is a job located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Due to the nature of the work the employee in this position must live in the area, and be able to physically attend multiple events each week. AIA Atlanta is currently working in a hybrid mode, with some work done remotely while some days are spent in the office. Some local travel is necessary to be successful in this role.

You can expect to receive an email back acknowledging receipt of your application. No calls, please.

AIA Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We have invested in a culture that supports and encourages equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of the organization – and much of our priorities involve working to improve conditions in the profession. The architecture profession is also committed to sustainability, as is AIA Atlanta.

Job Reposted:  January 24, 2023
Anticipated Start Date:  March 2023

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