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Manager of Finance and Office Administration

Van Alen Institute seeks a dynamic team member to lead core finance, staff and office administration activities for a growing team.

We are looking for an individual with accounting and administration precision, who also sees the creativity and potential in organizational budgets and their management. Our ideal candidate is capable of holding astute high-level financial discussions and has a knack for efficiently articulating financial complexity to fast-moving project teams. Success in this role is defined by continuous aspiration to create the best environment for all staff in support of their work, including the office environment, and the diligent execution of all organizational financial and staff administration matters.



Van Alen Institute internships are an opportunity to get involved in a diverse range of activities across our design competitions, public programs, research, communications, development, and operations departments. Positions are part-time and based at the Institute’s office in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood.



We’re currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in helping our small staff to make Van Alen programs and events happen. Roles will be tailored according to volunteer’s interest, past experience, and strengths.