Are you our next Executive Director?
The Community Design Center of Rochester (CDCR) is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and passionate individual to serve as our next Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the chief executive and administrative officer of CDCR. The Executive Director has overall operational and financial responsibility for operations of the organization, including managing programs, external relationships, staff, and volunteers to implement CDCR's mission and strategic plan.
Would you like to promote the creation of vibrant, equitable, and resilient communities? Do you believe in the importance of purposeful design? Come join us!
What's in it for you? We're glad you asked!

  • Competitive salary and paid time off commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Flexible work environment, including hybrid work schedule and flexible hours.
  • Ability to define the job description and hire a complementary support staff person upon hire.
  • Support from a committed 10-person "working" board of directors.
  • Opportunity to meaningfully shape the growth and direction of a financially stable non-profit organization that seeks to improve the Greater Rochester region through purposeful design and engagement.
  • A recently completed multi-year strategic plan to guide the organization's growth and development through 2024.
Sound like a dream? We think so, too.
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until ideal candidate is found.

We can't wait to hear from you!