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Chief Executive Officer

Company: Alliance Artists Communities
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

January 26, 2021 by aac Job Description and Qualifications:

Artspace seeks a bold, visionary and entrepreneurial leader who will propel-- the organization into its next phase of growth.

The CEO will continue to shape Artspace's institutional identity, and seek-- to expand the institution's definition of "Art." She/He/They should-- bring to Artspace:

  • a thoughtful knowledge of, or genuine curiosity for, how artists are-- creating work today and how distinctions among artistic disciplines are--blurring;
  • a passion for uncovering varied sources of new creative vitality in the--North Carolina Triangle region, nationally, and beyond;
  • and a desire to help Artspace push the envelope in supporting today's--artists in exciting new ways. Reporting to Artspace's Board, the CEO will capitalize on Artspace's-- uniqueness as an organization with both strong artistic and educational-- initiatives, seeking opportunities to innovate in both areas, while carefully-- balancing the two. Leading a dedicated staff of approximately eight and an-- annual operating budget of just under $1 million, the CEO will provide the-- strategic direction, fundraising leadership, and management expertise needed-- to grow Artspace and deepen its impact.

    As lead ambassador, the CEO will represent Artspace throughout the community-- - giving voice to the organization's purpose, encouraging partnerships-- and collaborations that advance the organization's mission, and ensuring-- Artspace is seen as an important resource for all.

    It is important that within the first year, the Chief Executive Officer:
    • Work to thoroughly understand Artspace - its mission and values,-- history, culture, programs, operations, partners, stakeholders and--potential;
    • Gain the confidence of the Board and staff, forging relationships of--trust and cooperation that continue to bring forth their best efforts and--talents;
    • Proactively engage key community partners - artists, donors, and other--stakeholders - cultivating new institutional relationships and encouraging--ongoing support;
    • Assess Artspace's structure - ensuring that staff are--well-positioned, operations are efficient, and programs are mission-aligned;
    • Assume ownership of Artspace's current institutional exploration on--what diversity equity and inclusion mean both for the institution's--internal culture, and as a lens for its external work. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

      It is further expected that the Chief Executive Officer will:
      Vision, Strategic Planning, & Programming
      • Advance the continued evolution of Artspace as an impactful,-- artist-centered organization with a clear mission and vision;
      • Refine and manage a strategic plan that is responsive, practical, and--appropriately visionary for a leading arts organization;
      • Guide the strategic growth of the organization to support an inclusive,--accessible, and equitable presence in the community;
      • Lead and provide direction to staff, board, and volunteer efforts to--develop a cohesive, impactful, and inclusive array of programs that support--Artspace's targeted communities. This includes exhibitions, studio arts and--residencies, and arts education;
      • Prioritize the effective engagement of Artspace's resident artists in--the ongoing planning and growth of the organization;
      • Ensure ongoing institutional and programmatic evaluation and assessment; Organizational Development and Operational Management
        • Manage Artspace's overall infrastructure to optimal efficiency,-- including: all human resources, operations, facility management, resource--allocation, financial systems, information technology systems, processes and--procedures;
        • Lead, manage, and mentor staff to ensure the best investment of human--resources in support of the organization's vision and mission; refine--structure, responsibilities, goal setting, evaluation, and interventions as--needed;
        • Oversee all financial systems, including annual budgetary processes,--audits, cash flow management and financial analysis; ensure that sound--financial structures are in place and that reporting systems comply with--federal, state, and local requirements,
        • Ensure efficient internal communications throughout the entire--organization;
        • Assess Artspace's current business and financial models;
        • Develop and lead the organizational fundraising strategy to ensure--inclusive practices, diverse sources of income and sustainable support ---including individual, corporate and foundation relations, grant writing, and--fundraising events; Public Relations and Marketing
          • Ensure the organization's vision is clearly communicated to its diverse-- communities;
          • Serve as the organization's primary public representative with the--media, elected officials, community leaders, and key constituents; Board Relations and Governance
            • Build and nurture good relationships with all Board members marked by-- open communication and responsiveness;
            • Help to identify and cultivate new trustees whose talents, interests and--commitment will further Artspace's mission and expand support;
            • Attend Board meetings; work closely with the Executive Committee in--strategic planning, policy development, articulation and implementation of--organizational goals. IDEAL EXPERIENCE
              The ideal candidate should have:
              • A minimum of 7-10 years of senior-level leadership experience with an-- institution known for quality and excellence;
              • A record of success managing people, operations and fiscal affairs of a--private, nonprofit or government entity, ideally with a budget of > $1MM--annually and a staff > 10;
              • An anchoring in the arts, arts education or humanities, or experience--with a cultural institution known for exciting programs and attracting broad--audiences is a significant plus;
              • Proven fundraising ability and/or enthusiasm; ability to raise money in--various economic climates;
              • The presence and credibility to serve as an effective spokesperson and--ambassador for Artspace, with outstanding verbal and written communication--skills;
              • Demonstrated experience leading and managing an active Board of--Directors;
              • An intuitive command of, and respect for, the role of community in the--success of an institution. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
                The successful candidate should be:
                • Passionate about the arts and artists; personally committed to-- Artspace's mission, values, and goals;
                • An inspiring and dynamic leader; able to not only articulate a vision,--but to unify others around it;
                • Accessible and gracious, a relentless relationship builder who is able to--connect with a broad spectrum of people in meaningful ways;
                • Entrepreneurial and strategic, able to both anticipate, conceptualize and--act on events which might create opportunities for Artspace;
                • A unifying team builder; able to maintain an environment where mutual--respect, collegiality and diversity are valued;
                • Decisive and confident; a risk taker who is open to experimentation;
                • Deeply collaborative; able to find new ways to work with external--partners;
                • An ethical individual who imparts trust, integrity, sensitivity,--tolerance and is able motivate others in a similar vein. How to Apply:
                  To apply for this position, please forward a resume, as well as a substantive-- cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications via e-mail to:

                  Sandi Haynes
                  Executive Search Consultant
                  Sandi@HaynesLink.com Salary Level or Range: Low 100ks and open to negotiation

                  About the Organization:
                  Artspace is one of the largest open studio environments in the country and--the premier organization of its kind in North Carolina. Located in downtown--Raleigh, Artspace's 30,000 square foot facility is home to over 30 rotating--resident artists working in a variety of media, along with three exhibition--spaces, education space, learning lab, and administrative offices.

                  Since 1986, Artspace has supported the careers and development of artists of--all levels by providing them: time and space to work; the opportunity to--engage and collaborate with other artists locally and beyond; exposure to the--community through exhibiting their work; and professional development--opportunities.

                  Artspace serves the public by: introducing them to diverse artistic styles--from artists both inside and outside of the North Carolina Triangle area;--providing a unique environment where they can interact with working artists--and experience firsthand the creative process; and allowing children and--adults to learn to express their own creativity in classes and workshops.

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