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Senior Arts Director

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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties | Sumner, WA
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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties


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Published 12 days ago

Start Date

July 15, 2019

Application Deadline

June 24, 2019

Salary

At least $50,850
plus excellent benefits


Starting Salary: $50,850+ annually, plus excellent benefits

Position Closes: June 24

                                                                                                                                                                 

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap County offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits as well as the opportunity to impact the lives of the people we serve. We strive to draw the most talented leaders to make an impact each day in Pierce and Kitsap Counties. We invite individuals who are motivated servant leaders to apply to be an active, inspiring part of the team.

Would you like to share your passion for the arts with others? Would you like to use your knowledge and skills to to make a huge impact on local children as you act as a role model to help them achieve personal growth? As the senior arts director, you will build relationships, instill confidence, and provide opportunities for growth and improvement by overseeing the development and operations of arts programs for the branch.

As a team member, you will provide an impactful member experience by developing and maintaining extensive performing and visual arts programs, youth dance companies, arts staff, and program volunteers. You will provide leadership, support, and development for programming such as dance, musical theatre, music, digital media, culinary arts, and visual arts.


In this position you will be able to use your skills to:

Make great decisions:

  • Lead development of arts programming, budget, scheduling and curriculum.
  • Ensure that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
  • Ensure high quality member-focused programs through innovative program development, evaluations and ongoing training of staff.

Provide quality results:

  • Direct and produce annual dance recitals and Y Arts Week events.
  • Curate visual arts exhibitions.
  • May serve as artistic director for youth dance companies.

Collaborate:

  • Support arts related contributions to branch, association and community events.
  • Support and/or lead parent arts committees as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships within the community.

Build Relationships:

  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Facilitate communication and provide leadership.
  • Determine program offerings and staff scheduling needs to provide a safe and meaningful experience.
  • Provide leadership and support to the Annual Campaign and volunteer committees/boards by telling the Y story and raising charitable dollars to fulfill our mission.

 

Are you a good fit?

 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent.
  • You have ten or more years of related experience.
  • You have extensive dance and/or visual arts education and the ability to teach participants of all levels and ages effectively.
  • You have five years of theatrical production experience and/or experience curating visual arts exhibitions.
  • You have an appreciation and passion for visual and performing arts.
  • You can manage and develop staff and volunteer teams.
  • You have the ability to direct programs through development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development, and fund-raising.
  • You have current Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen certifications.


Starting Salary: $50,850+ annually, plus excellent benefits

Position Closes: June 24

                                                                                                                                                                 

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap County offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits as well as the opportunity to…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

As a full time employee, you will receive a medical/dental/vision benefits package, retirement savings plan, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), life insurance and long term disability benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Extended Leave Plan (ELP), and a family membership to the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties.

As a full time employee, you will receive a medical/dental/vision benefits package, retirement savings plan, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), life insurance and long term disability…

Location

16101 64th Street East, Sumner, WA 98390
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