JOB POSTING: Facilities Manager
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager for the Carolina Theatre complex in Downtown Durham. This is a salaried position reporting to the Director of Operations.
The Facilities Manager is responsible for all maintenance and operations of the complex, including:
Ensuring proper operation and maintenance of all building systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, telecommunications.
Proper maintenance and repairs of sound, theatrical lighting, 35mm and DCP- compliant digital projection, theatrical rigging and fly systems.
General repairs of the facility, either personally or through subcontractors. Fulfilling staff work orders for repairs and maintenance using the web-based FacilityDude program.
Serve as contact with the City of Durham Department of General Services regarding City-maintained portions of the complex and surrounding areas, and with the Business Improvement District regarding cleaning of sidewalks.
Reviewing and modifying the facility’s Emergency Plan, and ensures that staff and volunteers are trained appropriately on a regular basis.
Maintaining an ongoing list of capital needs, and providing quotes and additional information as required by the President/CEO.
Scheduling, directing and evaluating subcontractors engaged in building and equipment maintenance and service agreements, including HVAC, housekeeping,
Ensuring compliance as it relates to the facility with all City, State, and Federal laws, and in cooperation with the Director of Operations carrying out a regular schedule of inspections as required.
Directs the Lead Housekeeper, Operations Assistant, and part-time technical and facilities staff.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
At least three years of related work experience, specifically including direct responsibility for building technical systems.
Strong knowledge of building codes, laws, and City of Durham policies related to facility operations.
Ability to personally carry out basic building repairs such as painting or patching walls.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
The ability to working independently with minimal supervision.
Must meet the following physical requirements:
o Ability to work Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
o Stand or walk for significant periods of time each day.
o Kneel, stoop, or work overhead as needed to carry out tasks.
o Ability to climb a ladder or scaffolding and work in accordance with standard
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) participation, paid vacation and sick leave. Send resume and letter of interest to email@example.com. Only applicants who are being considered will be contacted, so please do not call or e-mail to follow up on your application. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found. The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages and programs the Carolina Theatre complex, which is owned by the City of Durham. The complex includes the 1,000-seat historic Fletcher Hall, built in 1926, and two Cinemas (276 seats and 66 seats).
Fletcher Hall is utilized more than 300 days per year. The Carolina Theatre presents 60 or more Star Series concerts featuring national headliners, and rents the facility to a broad range of rental clients including performing arts resident companies, local non-profits, and commercial presenters.
Cinema 1 and Cinema 2 are open 365 days a year for Independent first-run dramas, comedies and documentaries, as well as unique film festivals, retrospectives, and other repertory programming.
JOB POSTING: Facilities Manager
Carrboro music booking agency seeks Admin Asst./Off Mgr. 20 hours/wk with potential for more. Interest and experience in music industry a plus, excellent skills with office & web based applications a must. Understanding of databases and bookkeeping helpful. Creativity welcomed. Casual, friendly office environment. Email resume:firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please, only emailed resumes considered.
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. As a university committed to excellence and innovation, Mercer challenges members of its community to meet and exceed high standards in their teaching, learning, research, scholarship and service.
With more than 8,300 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges on campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah, and at four Regional Academic Centers around the state of Georgia, Mercer is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading institutions by such publications as U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Mercer’s more than 68,000 alumni are making important contributions to their professions and communities throughout Georgia, the Southeast and the world.
While offering a breadth of programs found at much larger universities, Mercer maintains an intimate, student-focused culture more characteristic of smaller liberal arts colleges.
The Grand Opera House
Role of the Executive Director
Mercer University is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administrative and programmatic operations of the Grand Opera House. The Executive Director is responsible for developing and overseeing an annual operating budget and fundraising to support the operation of The Grand. The Executive Director is also responsible for selecting and presenting programming for a diverse regional community that aligns with the mission of Mercer University. The Executive Director reports to the Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief Of Staff of Mercer University and works closely with the Office of University Advancement as well as an advisory board composed of community leaders to ensure successful operation of The Grand.
Detailed Job Description
The Executive Director of the Grand Opera House provides innovative leadership, implements sound financial strategies, and supervises and builds community support for the ongoing activities and operations of the theatre. The Executive Director is involved with all aspects of the operation of The
A performing arts center of Mercer University, The Grand Opera House is a historic 1,000-seat theatre located in downtown Macon, Georgia. The Grand brings the very best in live, professional performing
arts and entertainment to Central Georgia. In addition to its popular Broadway Series of nationally-
touring productions and its GrandKids Arts Education Series for elementary, middle and high school
students, The Grand hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. It is also home to the Macon
Symphony Orchestra, the Central Georgia Opera Guild and The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia.
Grand and supervises staff in marketing, Mercer Ticket Sales and production to ensure patron and partner satisfaction.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Acting as a liaison between Mercer University administration and Grand Opera House advisory board and staff;
Drafting and managing an organizational budget of approximately $1,300,000 to ensure that revenues and expenditures remain at expected levels;
Communicating with Mercer University staff to create and implement development strategies that support the operation of The Grand;
Coordinating development and fundraising efforts from identified funding sources;
Building relationships with community foundations, corporate sponsors and individual donors
in order to develop solid financial support for The Grand;
Researching and surveying local and regional audiences to establish market preferences;
Developing and implementing a programming strategy that attracts audiences from local and
Negotiating artist contracts, rental agreements and vendor agreements;
Supervising the staff and operations of the theatre including facility management, production,
marketing, Mercer Ticket Sales, and front of house operations; and
The Executive Director is a representative of The Grand Opera House and Mercer University and, as such, he or she should possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills, be comfortable speaking to a wide variety of audiences, and excel in maintaining and developing relationships that deepen ties between The Grand and the community. He or she must be a thought leader with well‐ developed management and fundraising skills. He or she must have a record of progressively responsible experience in the performing arts and the ability to effectively serve audiences, artists, and community organizations and entities.
Specific requirements include:
Extensive management experience in arts administration including fundraising, programming, presenting, facilities management and operations;
Strong budgeting and financial management skills;
Significant experience with fundraising and development activities, including prospect
identification and grant writing;
Experience developing and working with an advisory board as well as community cultural
organizations, promoters and presenters;
Demonstrated ability to think creatively and to develop strategic initiatives that align with the
organization’s mission and vision;
Demonstrated ability to lead multiple long and short-term projects at the same time;
Prior success in developing and implementing creative, innovative and engaging arts and
cultural programs (including presenting programs) that successfully serve diverse audiences;
Demonstrated knowledge of trends impacting the performing arts industry;
Ability to work in a fast-paced, hands-on environment;
Leadership skills that support a positive, collaborative work environment for Grand Opera House staff;
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of groups and individuals;
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, master’s degree preferred.
Salary is dependent upon qualifications. The university offers excellent fringe benefits.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should complete the brief online application at https://www.mercerjobs.com and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Only candidates who apply online will be considered.
Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2013 Anticipated start date of employment: January 2014. AA/EOE/ADA
TOWN OF CARY
invites applications for the position of:
An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $22.94 – $37.85 Hourly
$47,715.20 – $78,728.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/10/13
CLOSING DATE: 09/24/13 11:59 PM
Performs professional work in planning and implementing community-wide cultural festivals, concerts, and shows.
Note: Expected hiring range is $47,715 – $57,054 (depending on qualifications).
Work is performed under regular supervision of the Downtown Theater and Events Supervisor. Supervision is exercised on part-time or temporary employees.
Works in the context of Cultural Arts Division to develop purpose, goals, and focus of major cultural events, including community festivals, performing arts events, town celebrations, etc.;
Plans and implements major community events such as Lazy Daze, Spring Daze, etc.; manages financial resources implementing events;
Develops and organizes financial and human resources to implement new and existing events; recruits and trains volunteers, establishes committee structure and responsibility, and prepares event budgets and monitors expenditures;
Supervises temporary and part-time staff;
Schedules events and reserves facilities; selects entertainment acts at Lazy Daze and Spring Daze;
Works with performers and agents to determine fees, hires entertainers, and screens and selects vendors for events;
Serves as a resource for downtown development initiatives; creates plans for events to draw people to the downtown area;
Works with the staff of the downtown theater in producing programs and activities within the overall context of downtown programming;
Assists with operations of the downtown theater as appropriate;
Identifies spaces for major events and serves as interdepartmental coordinator regarding permits, electrical needs, parking, signage, fees/tickets/deposits, police and fire support and other logistical needs;
Serves as a technical resource for festivals & events;
Creates marketing and promotion plans for special events and works with marketing staff to implement;
Prepares and negotiates sponsorship proposals and media packets for community festivals;
Handles post-event recognition and conducts evaluation and benefit analysis, recommends and implements improvements in Town sponsored events;
Uses established fair and festival organizations to research regional events and vendors;
Serves on planning/steering committees for festivals;
Ensures that assigned Web pages are accurate, timely, and complete by promptly exercising direct publish authority (where applicable) or by promptly forwarding updates to Public Information for review and publishing;
Performs other job-related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of, and substantial experience in, cultural arts and humanities event programming and administration; general knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of public recreation programs, especially related to festivals and the arts; ability to establish program standards and objectives and to implement large-scale public programs; general knowledge of budgeting; general knowledge of first aid practices and techniques; general knowledge of technical systems; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public and to anticipate and solve/resolve program and personnel problems; ability to adhere to program standards and objectives outlined by superiors.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation and parks administration, public administration, arts administration, or related field. Considerable experience in organizing and supervising public recreational and cultural programs.
Possession of a valid driver’s license with good driving record.
Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
316 N. Academy Street, Human Resources
Cary, NC 27513
An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #14-00037
FESTIVAL COORDINATOR Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you currently possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving history?
Yes Yes No No
* 2. Do you possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation and parks administration, public administration, arts administration, or related field? If “yes”, this must be displayed in education section.
Yes Yes No No
* 3. Do you have at least two years of experience in organizing and supervising major public cultural programs and festivals? If “yes”, please provide details:
* 4. Do you have experience with volunteer management including working within volunteer committee structures? If “yes”, please provide details:
* 5. Do you have experience working with artist and concession vendors in the context of major festivals and events? If “yes”, please provide details:
* 6. Do you have experience working with booking agents and others to book live entertainment? If “yes”, please provide details:
* Required Question