Allens Lane Art Center (ALAC) seeks an Executive Director to lead this vibrant arts organization — with a rich and important history — and take it to the next level. With the right individual at the helm, ALAC is ready to expand on our mission to provide, “programs and activities that bring our diverse community together to experience and support the arts.”
Working in partnership with a committed, active board and talented staff, the Executive Director oversees all programs and services in support of ALAC’s mission, vision, and values. The Executive Director’s top priorities for the first year will be to:
The successful Executive Director must have a demonstrated love of the arts and an understanding of the important role that ALAC can play in supporting the diversity and culture of our community.
The Executive Director is an exempt employee with a flexible, full-time schedule. The position requires evenings and/or weekend hours to accommodate activities such as Board meetings, classes, theater productions, and special events.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Executive Director include the following:
Financial Planning & Risk Management
Operational Planning & Management
We are seeking a dynamic and agile leader able to manage both day to day operations and to think strategically about the future of the Center. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to ALAC’s mission of enriching our diverse community through the arts.
Compensation: $55,000 – $65,000
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Allens Lane Art Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We strongly welcome applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Allens Lane Art Center (ALAC) was founded in 1953 by an interracial group of Mt. Airy residents who were concerned about the dangers of increasing community tension. Most were parents of children attending local schools who felt that increasing access to the arts would be a way to bring people together as well as develop individual talents. Read more about our history and programs here: allenslane.org
A cover letter along with your resume or CV should be addressed to: Susan Matyas, Board President. We invite you to include a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and vibrancy of Allens Lane Art Center. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of May 28, 2021. References will be requested prior to an offer of employment. No phone calls please.Mention you found this work on Generocity!
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