Monday, October 29, 2012

Pinedale Fine Arts Council seeks executive director

Position: Executive Director
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Opening Date: October 22nd, 2012
Closing Date: November 30th, 2012

To present quality cultural and fine arts performances and workshops that appeal to people of varying interests and backgrounds.
To educate and entertain all ages, from youth to senior citizen.
To keep ticket prices affordable.
To bring culturally diverse artists to our community. 

Description: Provides professional oversight of all daytoday
functions of the Pinedale Fine Arts Council (PFAC).
Provides professional managerial and subordinate staff development. The Executive Director will serve as the public representative of PFAC and become highly visible within the Pinedale community. The Executive Director will be responsible for developing an annual budget, an annual programming calendar, and an annual report for the public. Provides significant, professional contributions to the Visual Arts Committee. Provides policy recommendations and assistance to the board of directors pertaining to PFAC operations.

Supervision: Reports directly to the Pinedale Fine Arts Council Board.

Supervision Exercised: Directly supervises all staff and volunteers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(This list does not include all duties and responsibilities that may be assigned to this position.)
As Chief Executive of the Pinedale Fine Arts Council, set in place meaningful goals and benchmarks for staff and volunteers to attain, and establish a performance evaluation program. Evaluates staff, directs and participates in staffing decisions, manages employee training programs, coaches employees and encourages optimal performance, administrates development of goals and objectives for employees. Provide Leadership in fundraising, establishing goals and timelines while identifying potential new grants and gifts within the community at large. Maintain a high profile within the community, representing the Pinedale Fine Arts Council at Chamber of Commerce meetings, partner board meetings, and other relevant community functions. Seek out opportunities to leverage effective partnerships with others in the community to advance the mission of PFAC. Oversee the creation of a viable volunteer program within PFAC. Develop mechanisms for feedback from patrons and partners in the community through surveys, focus groups, and other methods. Attend state and regional booking conferences while serving as a liaison between PFAC and other local, state, and national arts organizations and affiliated groups. Work closely with Chair(s) of the Board of Directors on a monthly basis, keeping lines of communication open between staff and volunteers with the Board.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience providing the skill and knowledge for successful job performance is required.
● Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in the arts or related field preferred; and
● Three (3) years professional experience working in the arts at the program director level or above
preferred; and
● Three (3) years experience in a leadership or managerial role required; and
● Interest in and appreciation of the arts is required.

Managerial/Executive Level Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
● Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Strong organizational and collaboration skills.
Ability to manage multiple activities seamlessly and to delegate effectively.
Experience working on and/or with Boards of Trustees/Directors
Superb communication skills, both in writing and public speaking
Experience working with artistic staff a plus
Current knowledge of trends in the arts world and arts management a plus

Special Requirements:
● Valid State of Wyoming driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

Equipment and Tools Used: Personal computer, professional business software applications (MS Word,
Excel, Outlook, etc.), telephone, copier, fax machine, and other office equipment.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information
David K. Klarén
Pinedale Fine Arts Council
PO Box 1904
Pinedale, WY 82941

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