Technical Advisor, FMU Performing Arts Center, SC

April 9th, 2014

Reporting to the Director of the Performing Arts Center (PAC) for a new multi-purpose facility which opened in September 2011, the Technical Supervisor will coordinate with all technical and Front of House (FOH) staff. Will hire, train, and supervise students, volunteers, and any part-time positions needed to accommodate the mission of the Performing Arts Center. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ensuring all technical needs are met for the PAC and scheduling and overseeing load-in and strike of events and providing technical support for building operations, staff, and user groups;
Advising during rental contract negotiations as to the capabilities of the rental spaces and available equipment and reviewing and approving all technical riders for events and estimating costs of labor and materials;
Serving as a liaison with primary residents, touring companies, guest artists, and other user groups of the facility;
Creating and updating technical specifications for the facility, including all dimensions and equipment;
Managing the storage, inventory, repair, and preventative maintenance of all shop tools and stage equipment, including the inspection and maintenance of the counterweight rigging system;
Participating in long-range planning to serve equipment and facility needs, maintaining familiarity with industry standard technology, and researching and recommending upgrades and capital acquisitions when appropriate; and
Overseeing and implementing safety and security issues in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and industry standards as well as University policies, procedures, and regulations and developing and reinforcing safety program protocol.

State Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and relevant program experience.

FM Preferences: A Master of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre and professional experience with diverse groups. A Bachelor of Arts and a high level of professional experience will be considered. A thorough knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre production, organization, and supervisory management in a multi-purpose facility. Counterweight rigging experience is required, along with a background in sound and carpentry preferred. Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks. Working knowledge of stage automation and operation of stage machinery.

State Classification: Program Coordinator II

Band/Level: 6/2

Salary: Commensurate with experience, qualifications, and state guidelines.

Work Hours: Work schedule will vary and will include some evening and weekend hours.

Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 14-34); 2) completed FM Staff Application; 3) resume; 4) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and 5) the names, e-mail and postal addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to (843) 661-1202.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

April 5th, 2014

Johnston Community College Logo
JOHNSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
invites applications for the position of:

Full Time Auditorium Technician

POSITION TITLE: Full Time Auditorium Technician
DIVISION: Auxiliary Enterprises
SALARY: $27,540.00 – $41,310.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE $27,540.00 – $34,425.00
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Main Campus – Smithfield
OPENING DATE: 03/28/14
CLOSING DATE: 04/11/14 05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Performs and oversees all aspects of Auditorium event production and maintains equipment as needed at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts by performing the following duties.
KNOWLEDGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists the Artistic and Technical Director in supervising part-time production technicians.
Performs and oversees the set-up, run and strike of all events held in the Auditorium, multi-purpose room and the Lobby at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Ascertains the technical requirements for all events during pre-production production from the Artistic and Technical Coordinator and makes sure these needs are met.
Assists with set construction and scenic design as needed at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Plans and produces video and sound recording as needed at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Plans and operates lighting and sound during events at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Maintains and repairs all auditorium equipment as needed, and makes recommendations regarding new equipment needs at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Assists with the management and operations of the Auditorium at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts.
Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervises up to 5 – 6 part-time technicians for event productions at the direction of the Artistic and Technical Coordinator or Managing Director of Performing Arts. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
MINIMUM & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Minimum: High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Experience Minimum: One to three years theater or stage production experience which should include lighting and sound production, video and audio production and electrical experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear and is frequently required to stand and use hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.johnstoncc.edu/

245 College Rd.
PO Box 2350
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-209-2025

Position #FTAT-001
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Artsplosure Promotions Manager, Raleigh. NC

March 13th, 2014

Now Seeking: Marketing and Promotions Manager

Artsplosure is Raleigh’s non-profit art and cultural events production studio. Each member of the Artsplosure team is a curator, a collaborator, and a risk-taker dedicated to fulfilling our mission of bringing cultural experiences to the community we serve. The Marketing and Promotions Manager must have a passion for the visual and performing arts and an ability to translate that passion into an engaging marketing and communications strategy for the organization and its events. Beyond the specific requirements outlined below, we are looking for someone who will bring creativity, energy, and originality to the team. The Marketing and Promotions Manager reports to the Executive Director.

The Marketing and Promotions Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing Artsplosure’s positive reputation in the community, particularly in support of the organization’s earned revenue and sponsorship programs. The Marketing and Promotions Manager is responsible for maintaining the consistency of the new Artsplosure brand identity and finding strategic ways to build our brand awareness. On a timely basis, the Marketing and Promotions Manager will plan, implement and evaluate:

• Cost-effective advertising, public relations, promotional and social media campaigns in support of Artsplosure festivals and revenue generating efforts, including admission and ticket sales, special fundraising events, and sponsorship solicitations.

• A media sponsorship campaign.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

• Actively manage Artsplosure’s websites and social media presence, including its mobile app, Facebook and Twitter.

• Serve as chief author of Artsplosure’s festival-specific marketing and informational materials, including collateral pieces, in particular festival program guides, media releases and alerts, and print advertisements.

• Act as liaison to advertising agency in the design and production of all collateral materials and print and broadcast media campaign.

• Act as liaison to festival sign and banner design and production vendor.

• Solicit and negotiate festival media sponsorships.

• Serve as media liaison prior to and during festivals, including: (1) preparing media kits; (2) distributing radio and television promotional spots to media sponsors; (3) working with media representatives to ensure high-profile editorial support in advance of each festival.

• Manage audience research initiatives; prepare audience demographic report in a timely manner.

• Solicit media affidavits in a timely manner and prepare initial draft of festival after-action report.

• Manage the distribution of festival collateral materials, especially posters and festival programs.

• Assist with festival site design, program planning and logistical details on an as needed basis.

• Serve as the Executive and Program Directors’ chief copy editor.

Minimal Requirements

The ideal candidate should possess:

• A bachelor’s degree

• 2 – 5 years of relevant experience

• Graphic design skills

• Computer and website-management literate (Macintosh OS, WordPress, Word, Excel, Database software)

• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

• An organized and professional style; self-directed and adept at multi-tasking; and commitment to Artsplosure’s mission and a career in arts management.

Salary

Commensurate with experience.

To Apply

The position will remain open until filled.

Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience, interest in the position, salary expectations, and contact information for at least three references to:

Search Committee, Artsplosure. P.O. Box 391, Raleigh, NC 27602

Or via email to rmlowder@artsplosure.org.

Summer Arts Camp Manager

March 10th, 2014

Position Title:​Summer Arts Camp Manager

The Durham Arts Council (DAC), a leading arts agency in North Carolina, is currently seeking a Summer Camp Manager. DAC offers interdisciplinary, culturally themed summer arts camps to youth ages 5 to 12. Reporting to the DAC School Director, the Summer Arts Camp Manager is responsible for implementing and managing the Durham Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp, Mini-Camp, and Afternoon Adventures programs. The Summer Arts Camp Manager will be an individual experienced in developing and implementing youth arts programs in response to diverse educational and community interests and needs. This is a full time, hourly, seasonal position from June 9 through August 26, 2014.

Education and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts degree or course work towards a Bachelor’s degree in child development, arts administration, arts or youth education, or related field preferred.

Experience:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organization skills, budget administration skills, and computer skills required. Experience working with children in an education program, preferably in arts education. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, and great customer service skills. Proven track-record of developing, coordinating, and growing successful community arts programs required.

Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references by March 21, 2014 to Durham Arts Council, Attn: School Director, 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701. E-mail applications to ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org

DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director North Carolina Presenters Consortium Durham, North Carolina

February 19th, 2014

Arts Related Job Opportunity

Executive Director
North Carolina Presenters Consortium
Durham, North Carolina

North Carolina Presenters Consortium invites applications for the contract position of Executive Director

COMPENSATION: Starting in the mid $20,000s
ESTIMATED HOURS: Average 15-20 hours per week
OTHER: Virtual office allows flexibility to work where and when you like
OPENING DATE: Feb. 19, 2014
CLOSING DATE: March. 26, 2014

The North Carolina Presenters Consortium (NCPC) seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic, visionary leadership and management for the organization and its membership of arts presenters, performing artists, agents and associated organizations and individuals. The Executive Director will strive to offer the best in services for our diverse membership combined with an emphasis on organizational stability and fiscal sustainability.

The NCPC Executive Director serves as chief administrative officer and is charged with supervising and managing NCPC’s programs and activities. The Executive Director is appointed by the Board of Directors and is responsible to the Board.

The North Carolina Presenters Consortium is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, and training of contractors are made on the basis of individual qualifications.
It is the policy of NCPC that there shall be no discrimination with respect to employment,
personnel actions, or any of the terms or conditions of employment, because of race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, military status, or political affiliation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned and/or changed at the determination of the Board.
1. Provide executive oversight of NCPC; its administration and operations.
2. Offer effective and ongoing communication with the membership of the organization, as well as its staff and Board of Directors.
3. Oversee services to membership including the annual meeting and fall and winter booking meetings. Work with the Board and meeting host(s) to ensure vibrant and well-organized meetings that cater to the needs of our membership.
4. Write, submit and administer annual grant(s) to the North Carolina Arts Council, South Arts and other funders as identified.
5. Work to retain and expand membership of NCPC each year.
6. Expand web presence.
7. Collaborate with Board to develop NCPC’s strategic plan; coordinate implementation of the strategic plan and provide regular updates to the Board.
8. Create and recommend the annual budget for Board approval and manage NCPC’s resources within the budget guidelines, while maintaining our service to the mission. Ensure the short- and long-term financial stability of the organization, and mitigate risk.
9. Represent NCPC locally, regionally, and nationally; serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization on behalf of staff, the board of directors and our membership.
10. Manage operations and administration of the Board of Directors by advising and informing Board members and interfacing with Board. Advance the performing arts in the region and beyond, through programming, planning, coalitions, partnerships and communications strategies.
11. Manage the overall production of NCPC’s bi-annual performing arts showcase and booking conference ArtsMarket. Currently housed at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC, the ArtsMarket is a 3-day event held every other November. Primary duties include:
a) Handle all contract and logistical negotiations with the host theater venue, hotel, and convention center exhibition space.
b) Manage all marketing, sponsorship and ad sales, and registration for the event.
c) Work closely with the North Carolina Arts Council staff to facilitate the showcase artist selection and contracting process.
d) Supervise and liaise with key stakeholders: technical, production, artists, exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, volunteers, caterers, hotel(s).
e) Develop and manage the budget for the conference (approximately $75K). Generate reports and evaluation metrics to share with the NCPC board following the event.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Must be a North Carolina resident and have a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.
2. At least 3-5 years’ experience in an arts leadership role or equivalent experience in a comparable industry. Knowledge of presenting and the performing arts is preferred.
3. Knowledge of organizational planning, budget development, fiscal management for non-profit organizations and oversight; demonstrated ability to implement and manage at both strategic and operational levels.
4. Experience with conference or event planning and management.
5. Superior written and oral communication skills, including the ability to address large groups and to listen and express thoughts in a clear and concise manner. Familiar with producing monthly budget and financial reports, operational updates, brochures, and other publications.
6. High energy, creativity and drive to advance the organization.
7. Practical leadership skills combined with the ability to work collaboratively with staff, the board of directors, partners, stakeholders and members.
8. Enthusiasm for building coalitions and partnerships.
9. Enthusiasm for travel and work in the field, and acceptance of some weekend and evening work hours away from home.

APPLICATION PROCESS
1. Submit resume, cover letter and three references by 3/26/14 to:

President, NC Presenters Consortium
C/O William Lewis, PineCone
P.O. Box 28534, Raleigh, NC 27611

or as attachments via email to director@pinecone.org – Please put “Applicant for NCPC Executive Director Position” in the subject line

2. Finalists will be interviewed by the Board in early April/beginning of May.

3. We will confirm receipt of your materials and will contact you should we be interested in meeting with you. We will announce when the position has been filled.

4. This position will remain open until filled. Target start date is early June 2014.

North Carolina Presenters Consortium
www.ncpresenters.org

Durham Arts Council, Artist Services Manager

February 10th, 2014

Durham Arts Council Artist Services Manager

Durham Arts Council, a leading arts agency in North Carolina, seeks an Artist Services Manager. Full time position; salary commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits. This position provides support for the Office of Artist Services which administers DAC’s grant programs, visual arts programs, festival events, volunteer program and technical and information services.

The Artist Services Manager will manage the development and implementation of DAC’s annual visual arts/exhibit programs, including the yearly schedule of exhibits in Allenton, Semans, Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy and Convention Center Galleries, coordinate Durham Art Walk, recruit and manage volunteers and interns, and provide substantial support and coordination for CenterFest vendors, volunteers, marketing, website and sponsors. Will research and produce the Artist Services newsletter and other information and marketing pieces. Will provide information management for DAC’s grant and technical services programs. Position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organization and project management skills, and strong computer and database management skills. Experience in arts administration, visual arts exhibits and special events required. Design skills and familiarity with PageMaker or Illustrator preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.

Position reports to Director of Artist Services. Qualified applicants should send resume, salary history and cover letter to Director of Artist Services, Durham Arts Council to mdemott@durhamarts.org.

Applications accepted until March 17, 2014. DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Carolina Theatre Greensboro, NC: Development Director

January 21st, 2014

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro, Inc. 310 South Greene Street Greensboro, NC 27401

Director of Development

Closing Date: February 7, 2014

Employer: Carolina Theatre of Greensboro Job Location: Greensboro – Guilford County Employment Type: Full-Time Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Benefits: Yes

Description:

The Carolina Theatre’s Director of Development will work with the Board Development Committee to create and execute strategies to secure financial support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other funders to achieve annual campaign, sponsorship, and capital fundraising objectives.

Responsibilities:

• Annual Campaign: Cultivate and steward current, former, and potential individual donors, updating them regularly on what is happening at the Carolina. Ensure that current donors are taking advantage of their donor benefits. Oversee all administrative aspects of the campaign, including data entry, mailings, and acknowledgements, working with the Development Committee, other staff, and contractors.

• Corporate Sponsorships: Create robust corporate sponsorship program. Target, cultivate, and steward current and potential sponsors, matching Carolina Theatre programs to specific corporate objectives.

• Community Outreach: Enhance visibility for the Carolina throughout the community and create partnership and performance opportunities with nonprofit and community-based organizations.

• Foundations/grants: Research grantors to identify sources of restricted and unrestricted funds. Craft proposals for specific grant opportunities and provide reports to funders as required.

Executive Director Arts Northwest Port Angeles, WA

January 13th, 2014

Executive Director
Arts Northwest
Port Angeles, WA

Arts Northwest invites applications for the position of Executive Director

SALARY: $50,000 to $65,000 (based on experience) + benefits
OPENING DATE: Jan. 10, 2014
CLOSING DATE: Feb. 28, 2014

Arts Northwest seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic, visionary leadership and management for the organization and its membership of arts presenters, performing artists, agents and associated organizations and individuals. The person stepping into the role will possess an exceptional work ethic, as well as solid experience in managing, mentoring and motivating staff and board. The Executive Director will strive to offer the best in services for our diverse membership combined with an emphasis on organizational stability and fiscal sustainability.

The Arts Northwest Executive Director serves as chief administrative officer and is charged with implementing policies and programs of the organization. The Executive Director is appointed by the Board of Directors and is responsible to the Board.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned and/or changed at the determination of the Board.

1. Provide executive oversight of Arts Northwest; its administration and operations.
2. Offer effective and ongoing communication with the membership of the organization, as well as its staff and Board of Directors.
3. Oversee services to membership including the annual Arts NW Booking Conference. Work with staff and the Conference Planning Committee to ensure a vibrant and well organized conference each year that caters to the needs of our membership.
4. Oversee fundraising planning and execution, including identifying resources, developing strategies to approach donors and engaging the Board of Directors to support the efforts. Key initiatives include: working with the Board of Directors to increase identification and cultivation of individual and corporate sponsorships as well as individual giving and major gift development.
5. Write and submit annual grants to the Arts Commissions of WA, OR and ID, the National Endowment for the Arts, Western States Arts Federation and other funders as identified
6. Work to retain and expand membership of Arts Northwest each season.
7. Expanding web-based community and peer platforms, including initiation of innovative fundraising activities.
8. Effectively motivate and manage staff to great productivity, low turnover, and staff satisfaction. Manage the human resources according to personnel policies and procedures that fully comply with current laws and regulations
9. Develop Arts Northwest’s strategic plan ensuring broad involvement of the Board and Staff, and member participation. Coordinate implementation of the strategic plan and provide regular updates to the Board.
10. Create and recommend the annual budget for Board approval and manage Arts Northwest’s resources within the budget guidelines, while maintaining our service to the mission. Ensure the short and long term financial stability of the organization, and mitigate risk.
11. Represent Arts Northwest locally, regionally, and nationally; serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization on behalf of staff, the board of directors and our membership, including with our primary stakeholders: ArtsWA, the Oregon Arts Commission, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the Western States Arts Federation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
12. Serve as the Arts Northwest representative to the Network of Performing Arts Conferences both in person and via conference calls and webinars.
13. Manage operations and administration of the Board of Directors by advising and informing Board members and interfacing with Board and staff. Advance the performing arts in the region and beyond, through programming, planning, coalitions, partnerships and communications strategies.

Qualifications
1. At least six years experience in a senior leadership role or progressively responsible management experience in a comparable industry.
2. Proven record of working with arts organizations at a high administrative level.
3. Knowledge of strategic planning, budget development, fiscal management and oversight.
4. Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and manage at both strategic and operational levels.
5. Experience with conference or event management.
6. Superior written and oral communication skills, including the ability to address large groups; to listen and express thoughts in a clear and concise manner. Familiar with producing press releases, monthly budget and financial reports, operational updates, brochures, and other publications.
7. High energy, creativity and drive to advance the organization.
8. Practical leadership skills combined with the ability to work collaboratively with staff, the board of directors, partners, stakeholders and members.
9. Enthusiasm for building coalitions and partnerships.
10. Enthusiasm for travel and work in the field, and acceptance of some weekend and evening work hours away from home.

Application Process
1. Submit resume, cover letter and three references by 2/28/14 to:
President, Arts Northwest
Care of Festival at Sandpoint
P.O. Box 695 Sandpoint, ID 83864
or via email to festival@sandpoint.net – Please put “Applicant for Arts NW ED Position” in the subject line

2. Finalists will be interviewed by full board in early March.

3. We will confirm receipt of your materials and will contact you should we be interested in meeting with you.

4. This position will remain open until filled.

Arts Northwest
104 N. Laurel St, Ste 116 Port Angeles, WA 98362
360.457.92901
admin@artsnw.org
www.artsnw.org

Theater Manager, Cabarrus Arts Council

January 8th, 2014

Theatre Manager
Davis Theatre
Cabarrus Arts Council
Concord, North Carolina
www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Cabarrus Arts Council
The Cabarrus Arts Council is located in the renovated and repurposed historic courthouse in downtown Concord. It supports the arts industry across Cabarrus County with grants, publicity and administrative support. It programs The Galleries with five annual exhibitions, Art Walks, artist demonstrations and educational tours. It programs the Davis Theatre which has 227 seats, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. The council also conducts an art in education program, presenting professional performances to 30,000 students annually at various locations in the county.
Theatre Manager
The Theatre Manager provides the direction and administration for performances in the Davis Theatre and two school systems. This person is responsible for knowledge of and relationships with performing artists and organizations in the community. Diversity, accessibility and community engagement are guiding factors for all arts council decisions.
​Key responsibilities
• Reports to the President and CEO, and works with a program committee of the board
• Works with the President and the NC Presenters Consortium to select and schedule performers.
• Coordinates with two school systems to select and schedule curriculum-related performances for 30,000 students
• Finds and works with volunteers to usher at the Davis and at the school shows.
• Creates and maintains the performing arts budget in conjunction with the Finance Director
• Seeks ways to integrate the performing arts and the visual arts, working with the Visual Arts Director
• Works with artist agents to negotiate artist fees, schedules and contracts.
• Coordinates technical needs with contracted Technical Director.
• Provides information to Communications Director for publications and promotions
• Evaluates performing arts program with an eye toward inclusion, community development and ticket sales
• Represents the arts council in the community
• Works as an integral member of the arts council team
Required skills
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and all MS Office programs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent promotional skills, with special attention to social media
• Excellence in team work and leadership
Preferred education and experience
• BA or BS
• 2-4 years professional experience in arts administration or related field
• Experience leading volunteers and working with public schools
TO APPLY
Send a cover letter, resume and at least three professional references to: info@cabarrusartscouncil.org. Describe your related experience and skills for the position, salary expectations, and earliest possible start date.
Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.

Program Associate. Center Stage

January 5th, 2014

Program Associate Position Open with Center Stage at NC State University

Position Available

Program Associate / Center Stage, North Carolina State University

Center Stage
Center Stage presents NC State’s professional performing arts series. Programming and educational engagement activities support the curricula and educational mission of NC State while addressing issues and topics of relevance to a diverse Triangle community. Each year the series offers national and international performances of jazz, world music, theatre, contemporary dance and multi-disciplinary projects that address the broad cultural demands and needs of the campus and broader community.

Program Associate
This position provides key programming, administrative, and engagement support for the Center Stage Performing Arts Series at NC State University.

Key responsibilities:
Serves as primary liaison with performing artists to ensure adherence to contractual requirements and to provide all artist services.
In coordination with Center Stage Director and Arts Outreach Coordinator, plans and manages educational and outreach activities with performing artists serving as primary contact with campus and community partners.
Researches, plans, implements, markets and assesses Center Stage Student Matinee Series serving Wake County.
Serves as financial officer for the department, overseeing departmental budgeting, accounting, bookkeeping and financial reporting.
Researches, writes, manages and tracks programming and operational grants; serves as the department liaison with NC State Contracts & Grants.
In coordination with Arts Development, manages donor databases, communication and cultivation efforts.
Manages program assessment including development of assessment tools, compilation and analysis of data and generation of reports.
Processes and routes artist and vendor contracts.
In coordination with Arts Outreach Coordinator, develops and implements strategies to engage and deepen relationships with faculty, staff, students and community partners.
Supervises student staff; recruits and trains volunteers.

Required skills:
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and other MS Office programs.
Excellent written and personal communications skills.
Excellent organizational skills with sharp attention to detail.
Excellent database management skills.
Skilled in the use of social media.

Preferred experience and education:
Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years experience in arts administration, marketing, public relations or related field.
Experience with Access.
Team player with a strong work ethic.
An individual who demonstrates a passion for the arts.
An ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks.

AA/EOE
In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

TO APPLY
Go to http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/31887
Apply by midnight Sunday, January 12, 2014 to insure inclusion in the applicant pool.

Please note: The NC State job posting site states that the position will be posted until 5:00PM Wednesday, January 8; however, this position will remain open beyond that date.