Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. The Institution has just recently passed a strategic plan (150 Forward) that endeavors to expand its reach to year-round programming and to harness its brand for continuous impact. A new Washington, DC, office has opened to allow the Institution to play an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation.
Chautauqua Institution's mission is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social, and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance, and teaching of the arts.
The Administrator of Architectural & Land Use Regulations and Capital Projects reports to the Vice President of Campus Planning and Operation with some direction from the Facilities Director/Capital Projects Manager to direct and enforce Chautauqua’s Architectural and Land Use (ALU) Regulations, which govern private property owner construction activities; performs and/or oversees architectural/engineering design, estimating, scheduling, and project management in a manner that coincides with, and advances the strategic and operational mission of Chautauqua Institution.
Duties and Responsibilities
Architectural and Land Use Regulations
Formal Education Requirements
Formal Experience Requirements
Skills and Abilities
Working Conditions and Environmental Hazards
Interaction with all Chautauqua Institution functional areas, including both year-round and seasonal staff members. Regular contact with the Board, President, Vice Presidents/Executive Leadership Team, Senior Staff, and General Manager-Athenaeum and other department managers.
Contact with property owners, architects/engineers, contractors, vendors/suppliers, town/county/state officials, and patrons.
Supervision and Guidance
There are no direct-reports to this position. Provides guidance and technical direction to ALU Assistant and other administrators. Provides architectual design consultation to various user-group leaders, property owner-applicants and design team members.