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Managing Director – THEATREWORKS Nature of Work The Managing
Director will be responsible for the overall management and
operation of THEATREWORKS, a cultural outreach program of the
University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The Managing Director will
be the primary administrator of the University of Colorado Colorado
Springs’ professional theatre; will support the operation and
administration of the theatre to insure proper alignment with goals
of the University; work with the Artistic Director to oversee the
design, marketing, promotion, and delivery of quality programs and
productions; create, oversee and prudently manage the yearly budget
for the program; insure proper financial management of earned and
unearned income; effectively manage the human resources of the
program; assure the program are consistently presented in strong,
positive image to relevant stakeholders; oversee the fundraising
planning and implementations of the program.
Relationships Position liaises and collaborates with the Theatre
Program, the Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Building,
the Director of the Gallery of Contemporary Art, and the Director
of the University Center.
Position is the primary staff contact with THEATREWORKS Advisory
Board and responsible for coordinating activities, meetings, and
communication in consultation with the Advisory Board Chair.
Examples of Work Performed Oversees all accounting and financial
functions in order to insure that the policies of the University
are upheld, supervise budgets, and assure expenses do not exceed
Oversee and manage human resource management in order to insure
that the policies the University are upheld.
Represent the program in the community, state, and to national
Coordinate public and external communication strategies, oversee
the creation and execution of marketing, public relations,
development, and education plans and promotional materials.
Provide leadership for fundraising working closely with the
Drive long-term strategic planning working in partnership with
the staff, Advisory Board, the other programs in UCCS Presents.
Work with Advisory Board to cultivate new members.
Oversee the development of earned and unearned revenue sources
that support the program.
Work with Artistic Director to develop short-term and long-term
organizational goals and objectives as well insuring that internal
policies and procedures are in alignment with University policies
Work closely with staff to ensure they are provided with
appropriate support systems and responsive, quality service to
Liaison with deans, directors, administrative units, campus and
external constituencies as relates to THEATREWORKS initiatives.
Budget analysis, preparation, and management for the operating
Assure fiscal integrity.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with 5 years
experience in progressively responsible management expertise in the
arts, arts administration, or a related field. or a Master’s degree
with 2 years experience in progressively responsible management
expertise in the arts, arts administration, or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of personnel and
fiscal management methods and practices; federal, state and
university laws, regulations, and policies.
Understand the technical aspects of managing and administering a
nonprofit theatre , provide advice to staff directly and/or
solicits guidance from experts. Understand the duties and
responsibilities of the position and keeps job knowledge
Experience with theatrical unions, especially Actors Equity
Association (SPT and LORT preferred) and United Scenic Artists.
Ability to implements plans to reach organizational goals.
Must be dependable, conscientious, thorough, accurate and
reliable with respect to achieving the organization’s goals.
Skilled in leadership and management, and the ability to
communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Proven ability to manage a arts-oriented office environment and
create cooperative working relationships both internally and
Effectiveness in working with individuals from diverse ethnic,
cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Candidates for this position must have strong leadership skills;
excellent analytical skills; the ability to collaborate effectively
with others; and the ability to build and motivate employees.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Desired Qualifications Experience in a leadership position in an
Experience developing and managing budgets, leadership in
fundraising, resource development, personnel management, and
Demonstrated experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative
and qualitative data.
Position is open until filled. Applications submitted by April
6, 2015 will receive full consideration. Applicants must apply
through the University of Colorado .
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