Careers at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Submitted by WFACadmin on Sat, 07/11/2020 - 17:59

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at The Center.

 

We are currently hiring a new Executive Director. Please email a cover letter and resume to Recruiting@MusicArtDance.org

Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Job Description

Executive Director

TITLE:  Executive Director           FLSA STATUS:  Exempt                SUPERVISOR:  Board Chair

SUPERVISES:  Director of Music Kids, Director of Suzuki Strings, Director of Art, Coordinator of Suzuki Piano, Office Manager 

WORKS WITH:  Board of Directors, Funders, Volunteers, Community Leaders, Community Partners, Staff

JOB SUMMARY:

The Executive Director (ED) is the management leader of Wyoming Fine Arts Center (WFAC) and is responsible for overseeing the administration and programs of the organization in accordance with the strategic vision set by the Board.  Primary duties include fundraising, operations, marketing, program development and community outreach.  The ED works with the Board to formulate the policies, procedures, budgets, and programs that support the organization’s mission and vision. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community Outreach

  • Works with community leaders in Wyoming and surrounding communities to broaden knowledge of WFAC and increase participation, particularly from underserved communities.
  • Explores potential partnerships with similar organizations, schools, community groups to build participation in WFAC programs.

Fundraising/Revenue Growth

  • Leads the Board of Directors to create and track a revenue-generation plan utilizing foundations, corporations, individual contributors, client fees, new programs and new methods.
  • Researches and creates new sources of revenue, including new and expanded programming. 
  • Builds relationships with current and potential funders (foundations, corporate supporters, individual donors, etc.).
  • Reports at least annually to all funders regarding how their support was utilized.
  • Develops and implements public relations and marketing strategies to build revenue and effectively market WFAC and its programs.

Programming

  • Works with the leader of each program group to ensure programming meets the needs of current and potential participants.
  • Develops and implements strategies to increase participation from both Wyoming and surrounding communities.
  • Works with each program group to ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and rigorous program evaluation.
  • Ensures that all instructors operate within the Center’s rules for engagement with students.

Finance, Operations and Human Resource Management

  • Operates the organization with Board-approved policies, budgets, and strategic objectives.
  • Works with the Treasurer and Executive Committees to establish and monitor fiscal controls, budget projections and budget management. 
  • Establishes and maintains systems, controls, and accounting records in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Oversees the management and maintenance of the facility.
  • Hires, trains, develops, and appraises direct reports effectively and takes corrective action as necessary.  Oversees supervision of all other staff/contractors.
  • Keeps up to date on developments within the community and the country that impact the non-profit world.

Board Governance:

  • Responsible for leading WFAC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
  • Partners with the Board on strategic planning.

Qualifications:

  • Five or more years in a nonprofit management role with supervisory and budget responsibility
  • Experience in a range of development activities with demonstrated success in generating new revenue
  • Experience in working with a nonprofit board
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration and team building skills
  • Well-organized with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Marketing and community outreach experience is a plus

Experience with an arts organization is a plus

Straight line

The Center is hiring musicians of all types on a rolling basis.  All teachers must have a degree in music education. Please email a cover letter and resume to Registrar@MusicArtDance.org

If you are interested in teaching an art class at The Center, please submit a proposal below.

Art Course Proposal