Outreach Manager (Licensed Architect), Experience + Education

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Employer:
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Mon, Nov 18 '19Posted on:

NCARB’s Experience + Education (E+E) team is searching for an outreach manager to travel the country and conduct outreach to schools, firms, allied professional organizations, and conferences to build relationships and share information on the pathway to licensure and certification as an architect. 

About NCARB The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is a nonprofit organization made up of the architectural licensing boards of 55 states and territories. While each jurisdiction is responsible for regulating the practice of architecture within its borders, NCARB develops and administers national programs for licensure candidates and architects to ensure they have the mobility to go wherever their career takes them. Learn more at

About the Team The E+E team manages several of the Council’s programs and services, including the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®), Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL), Architect Licensing Advisors Community, NCARB Certification programs, outreach, education and continuing education initiatives, and international recognition initiatives.

About the Position As outreach manager, you would report to the senior manager of E+E and take on a highly collaborative role as part of a dynamic team that works across the Council and with a wide range of professionals. We take great pride in developing and delivering outreach programs for schools, firms, allied professional organizations, and conferences to ensure candidates for licensure and architects can make informed decisions on their future.

As outreach manager, you would play a critical role in the ongoing development and improvement of the Council’s outreach efforts, building relationships and awareness of the Council’s architectural licensure programs and services. If you are an outgoing person who enjoys frequent travel, excels at public speaking, and has a passion for educating and helping others reach their professional licensure goals, we want to hear from you!


As part of your duties, you will:

  • Increase awareness of Council programs and services and serve as a resource for multiple stakeholders
  • Provide training, technical assistance, and delivery of outreach education programs and services
  • Collaborate, build, and maintain relationships with colleagues, volunteers, schools, firms, and allied professional organizations to effectively develop and implement outreach goals and initiatives
  • Partner with other departments in the development of communications, campaigns, messaging, and outreach materials
  • Manage, participate, and seek opportunities for outreach projects and events
  • Collect and compile information regarding program outcomes; perform data analysis and assess metrics to inform NCARB programs and outreach initiatives
  • Cultivate, manage, and train the Architect Licensing Advisors Community
  • Collaborate in the development of the Licensing Advisors Summits and retreats


At a minimum, you have:

  • An open, positive attitude, and enjoy working as part of a team
  • A degree from an architecture program accredited by the NAAB (B.Arch., M.Arch., D.Arch.)
  • Obtained an initial license to practice architecture within the past four years in at least one NCARB jurisdiction and meet all NCARB certification requirements
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with emphasis on presentation abilities
  • Demonstrated experience and strong skills in building superior relationships with clients/customers and a wide range of professionals
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated proficiency using technology and a wide variety of software applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong electronic file management skills; and, excellent calendar management skills using Outlook
  • Ability to travel 70% of the time including weekends

Ideally, you have:

  • A passion for public speaking in front of large audiences
  • A passion for frequent work-related travel 
  • Curiosity about others’ experiences and career goals
  • A passion for networking and being around people
  • Experience supporting volunteers and facilitating committee work

It would be awesome if you had:

  • Ability to speak more than one language
  • Excellent business writing skills, spelling, and grammar
  • Experience working with teams in a structured project management system such as Agile


NCARB's employees enjoy a comprehensive set of benefits that include strong support for health and wellness, some nice perks, and professional development. We also offer a great work environment that is thoughtful and collaborative. It is filled with lots of light and awesome colleagues who believe in our mission and embrace our values of being open, responsive, and restless.

  • Some highlights include:
  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, vision, and dental Benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • All-staff outings and retreats

If you feel qualified and this sounds exciting to you, please go ahead and apply. We would love to hear from you.

NCARB is an EEO employer committed to recruiting a diverse workforce.

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