Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Executive Director

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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Published 7 days ago

March 29, 2021
March 19, 2021
At least $50,000salary dependant upon experience

The Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC) and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, as well as overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, grant writing, marketing and community outreach. The ED reports directly to the Board of Directors (BOD).




1.       BOARD ENGAGEMENT: Works with the board to fulfill the organization’s mission

·          Responsible for leading PAFAC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission in making consistent and timely progress

·          Responsible for communicating effectively with the BOD and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, information necessary for the BOD to function properly and to make informed decisions


2.      FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND VIABILITY: Develops resources sufficient aimed at ensuring the financial health of the organization

·          Responsible for the fiscal integrity of PAFAC, to include submission to the BOD a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization

·          Responsible for the fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget and ensures maximum resource utilization

·          Responsible for fundraising and grant writing to insure the continued growth of the organization. Also responsible for sustaining and growing other resources necessary to support PAFAC’s mission.


3.      ORGANIZATION MISSION AND STRATEGY: Works with BOD, staff, and volunteers to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, sound financial management and community outreach

·          Assists with strategic planning to ensure that PAFAC can successfully fulfill its mission into the future

·          Identifies and recommends new strategic initiatives based on PAFAC needs

·          Responsible for the oversight and implementation of programs that carry out PAFAC’s mission:

o   Provide direction and oversight of all program, volunteer and event committees

o   Liaise as needed with Program Committee Chairs to ensure program success and to ensure alignment of committee goals with overall organizational goals

·          Develops, offers and promotes access to education programs/workshops based on analysis of current and future needs

·          Responsible for the enhancement of PAFAC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civil and private organizations in the region

·          Publicizes the activities of the organization, its programs and goals


4.      ORGANIZATION OPERATIONS: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate

·          Responsible for the effective administration of PAFAC’s operations

·          Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent staff based on PAFAC’s needs

·          Responsible for volunteer management

·          Maintains an organizational culture that builds strong partnerships between staff and volunteers as well as encouraging staff/volunteer development

·          Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of PAFAC

·          Maintains official records and documents, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations

·          Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field



1.      Plans and operates the annual budget

2.      Fundraising and grant writing

3.      Ensures that job descriptions are developed, that regular evaluations are held, and that sound HR practices are in place

4.      Serves as PAFAC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public

5.      Reports to and work with the BOD to seek involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of PAFAC

6.      Supervises and collaborates with staff and volunteers

7.      Implements the Strategic Plan

8.      Oversees marketing and other communication efforts

Reviews and approves all expenditures

The Executive Director (ED) is the key management leader of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC) and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, as well as overseeing the…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Executive


monthly stipend for insurance

monthly stipend for insurance


1203 East Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles, WA 98362

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