San Anto Cultural Arts seeks Executive Director
Executive Director, SAN ANTO CULTURAL ARTS
About this job
Class Title: Executive Director
EEO Category: Administrative
Salary range: $35,000-45,000 (40 hours per week) Exempt Status: Exempt
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of San Anto Cultural Arts (SACA) in accordance with mission statement, strategic plan goals, and Board direction. The ED is responsible for the implementation of all SACA programs as well as the Board-approved development plan to raise funds that support the organization’s operations and programs. The ED will provide guidance, direction, and leadership as supervisor to all staff, volunteers, and participants.
The ED will report to the Board of Directors.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversee day-to-day operations.
Provide guidance, leadership, and direction to staff, volunteers, and participants.
Effectively delegate authority.
Supervise the coordinators of the El Placazo community newspaper, the Mentor Program, the Community Mural/Public Art Program, and all other SACA programs.
Identify and facilitate training and appropriate support to SACA personnel to help them to better accomplish their duties and responsibilities.
Articulate SACA’s mission and vision by public speaking at events, to staff, to funders, and to the community of participants and volunteers.
Project a positive image of SACA to funders, artists, members, and the public at large.
Track and expand audiences for events.
Become the primary voice of SACA in communicating the organization’s mission, goals, and accomplishments.
Guided by the Board-approved development plan, research sources of funding and identify and develop relationships with funders that will support SACA’s mission to establish a balance of fiscal stability and growth.
Write, review, and submit grant proposals.
Organize financial records, reports, and preparation of budgets.
Oversee annual fundraiser (i.e. Huevos Rancheros Gala & Silent Art Auction) and any other fundraisers that may be scheduled throughout the year.
Develop and expand earned-income mechanisms (e.g. mural tours, merchandise) that create a consistent revenue stream.
Manage donor and membership database.
Recruit and manage volunteers.
Work effectively with the Board of Directors to implement policies and procedures.
Establish collaborative relationships with partnering community organizations to develop and implement activities and projects of mutual interest.
Cultivate relationships with the owners, personnel, and representatives of all San Antonio media outlets to strategically publicize and promote programming and events.
Other duties as appropriate.
Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment.
Knowledge and skill with Microsoft applications, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
Familiarity with Internet-based research methods and tools.
Proficiency in financial spreadsheets and accounting.
High-level communication skills, oral and written, in English.
Bilingual (English and Spanish), written and spoken fluency preferred but not required.
Ability to work well with others, multi-task, and problem-solve.
Organized and self-motivated.
Ability to articulate a compelling creative vision with respect to arts and cultural programming.
Motivated to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Able to express the value of being involved, loving, supporting, and leading a grassroots cultural arts organization.
Must value the history, culture, and significance that SACA expresses for the community in which it is embedded and which it serves.
Degree or 5 (five) years of administrative supervisory-level experience.
Related experience in non-profit organization preferred, but not required.
Applicants must e-mail a resume with cover letter, brief grant or other writing sample (no more than three pages) and at least three professional references to: Dr. Lori B. Rodriguez, Board President at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. CST. Please submit all materials in PDF format.
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