Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Opportunity: City of Round Rock, TX, Seeks Arts and Culture Director, June, 2012

from http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/jobs/ (with a tip of the hat to Ryan Crowder of Penfold Theatre, Round Rock & Austin)

Round Rock Texas, city of

invites applications for the position of
Arts and Culture Director

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications  
OPENING DATE: 05/31/12 CLOSING DATE: 06/30/12 05:00 PM 

The Executive Director of Arts is responsible for fulfilling the vision and goals of the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture Master Plan (Master Plan), serving the mission and vision of the Round Rock Area Arts and Culture Council (RRAACC), and professionalizing and building the organizational capacity of RRAACC

  • In collaboration with the RRAACC Board of Directors and City Grants Administrator, the Executive Director will conduct fundraising activities that support RRAACC and the fulfillment of the Master Plan.
  • The Executive Director will conduct ongoing long and short-term planning to achieve the elements of the Master Plan and support the mission and vision of RRAACC.
  • The Executive Director will develop, implement, and maintain community-wide plans and policies that encourage the presence and activities of local artists, arts organizations, and creative industries and promote community-wide arts participation.
  • The Executive Director is responsible for positioning and communicating Round Rock as a creative class community.
  • Develop a centralized marketing and communications plan for community-wide arts activities via print and digital platforms.
  • Act as an advocate and spokesperson for the local cultural community, RRAACC and the City’s cultural activities within applicable local, regional and state circles.
  • Program Development: The Executive Director will develop a programming strategy for the City and RRAACC, leading to the creation of a comprehensive set of programs to serve local and regional performing and visual artists and arts organizations and advocate for arts and culture within Round Rock and the region.
  • The Executive Director will be responsible for developing budgets and cash flow forecasts for RRAACC, maintaining the accuracy of the general ledger, completing annual audits, filing required tax reports, and regularly reviewing the financial position and outlook of the organization with the City.
  • The Executive Director will build the leadership base of RRAACC, starting with the cultivation and management of board leadership and volunteer core in support of RRAACC programs and activities. Additionally, the Executive Director will sit on the RRAACC board and be responsible for coordinating board activities


    A Bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced level degree is preferred.
    At least 5 years of arts policy, advocacy, and administrative experience, and a proven record of accomplishment in fundraising and fund development.

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