Asian Cultural Council
333 West 39th Street Suite 1502
Asian Cultural Council seeks a visionary leader with a passion for the arts and culture as its next Executive Director. Established by John D. Rockefeller 3rd in 1963 as the Asian Cultural Program of the JDR 3rd Fund, ACC advances international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange activities in Asia and the United States to create a more harmonious and peaceful world. This mission is accomplished through fellowships, grants, and other programs that support individual artists, scholars, arts professionals, and cultural institutions. As a grantmaking and grantseeking 501©3 nonprofit organization , ACC raises funds from individual, foundation, and corporate donors. ACC convenes arts leaders, fostering dialogue around the importance of cultural exchange in developing understanding and respect across international and cultural borders. For more information, please visit www.asianculturalcouncil.org.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of the organization’s work, including the strategic, programmatic, fundraising, communications, human resources, and financial operations. This includes oversight of the $4-4.5 million annual operating budget and $30 million endowment and a total staff of 25, including staff members in New York City and Directors in the four regional offices (Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Manila). The Executive Director will also maintain key relationships with leadership of the affiliate foundations of each regional office, patron groups, as well as with other arts and cultural institutions in Asia and the U.S.