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Updated 9/8/2017.

ART INSTRUCTORS NEEDED!

Helen Day Art Center is hiring art instructors for 2017-2018 after school classes.  Seeking teachers for after-school classes: age 4-Kindergarten and 1st-3rd grade.

Previous teaching experience required.

TO APPLY:

Please email resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or mail to Helen Day Art Center
PO Box 411, Stowe, VT 05672.

Helen Day Art Center is a non-profit, member supported, community arts and education organization in Stowe, VT. Helen Day Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds to apply. HDAC staff members are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Posted 09/08/2017

Deputy Director
Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
Full time, salaried

About

Helen Day Art Center is hiring a full time, salaried Deputy Director. We are one of the region’s primary contemporary art exhibition and education resources, offering a range of dynamic programming that asserts the value of art and engages approximately 75,000 people each year as visitors, students, volunteers, creators, and patrons. We seek a proven leader who values innovation and passion of the organization to join our collaborative work environment. Salary package commensurate with experience.

Description

The Deputy Director will assume a senior leadership role in the advancement of the organization. This position reports to the ED, and provides leadership and direction to the staff. The primary responsibility of the Deputy Director is to support the Executive Director (ED) in fulfilling the strategic plan and mission of the organization, which may include:

Primary Responsibilities

Operations Management and Human Resources
Business development and partnership activities
Program activities including outreach, volunteer coordination and partnership development, marketing, media relations, public relations
Mentoring, coaching and visible, approachable sounding board/resource for the staff and interns
Planning for the Art Center’s fundraising efforts, including a strong annual campaign, capital or special campaigns, special events, and in time, endowment, grants, and planned giving

Requirements

Candidates should have at least 5 years of management experience. An undergraduate degree is required, and an advanced degree in the humanities, business, museum or non-profit management preferred.

Skills

Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand and translate information for all audiences
Outstanding strategic thinking skills and the ability to build support for the Art Center’s vision of the future
Outstanding interpersonal skills are essential
Experience with donor/constituent database management, preferably Salesforce
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings
Highly organized, efficient, neat, systematic and thorough
Familiarity with standard relationship management and fundraising softwares
Experience cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors
Growing fundraising programs

Ideal Profile

Highly organized, motivated, entrepreneurial and a self-starter
Knowledge of contemporary art and experience with arts organizations, and/or museum, educational, or cultural settings.
Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities
Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor
Operates with excellence in mind in all matters without ego interfering
Spark, imagination, creativity
Remain focused in the face of pressure, delivers against timelines, not intimidated by tasks/time limitations
Ability to balance productivity and process, independence and collaboration

To Apply:

Submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., heading line DEPUTY DIRECTOR:

Cover Letter
CV
3 References

Helen Day Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds to apply. HDAC staff members are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

 


Internships

The Helen Day Art Center has many opportunities for internships. Please email resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


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Helen Day Art Center is a non-profit, member supported, community arts and education organization in Stowe, VT. HDAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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