7 Nov 2017

Full-Time Job Facility Director (12297, Grade 22)

The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (Job Poster)Riverdale Park, Maryland, United States

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Job Description

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County, Parks and Recreation, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division is seeking a Facility Director. Under general direction, manages the day to day operation of a Performing Arts venue.

Manages the performance space, box office, facility rental programs, performing arts camps and classes. Researches, develops and implements a wide variety of revenue generating programs and performing arts genres to ensure access and engagement of diverse populations. Supervises full and part-time staff; acting as a liaison with artists and arts organizations throughout the community. Manages and monitors the facility’s budget expenditures and revenues; provides budget projections and reports as needed. Oversees facility maintenance and security and ensuring the proper operating procedures are in compliance, and monitoring building utility systems and repairs. Develops successful business strategies and methodologies to achieve optimum facility operations.

Examples of Important Duties:

Facility Management:
Manages operations of the performing arts facility such as hours of operation, security, safety practices, visitor rules and related matters.
Defines operational goals and objectives. Evaluates operational policies and initiates changes for improvement as necessary and refers major policy issues to management for consideration and approval.
Reviews operations procedures and makes changes as relevant to the facility and its services.
Provides daily inspection of facility for safety, security, sanitation, and cleanliness.
Investigates and reports on accidents, thefts, and crimes; provides first aid, contacts park police and ambulance as required.
Monitors facility utilities/building infrastructure and schedules repairs and maintenance.
Assists architects and trades for planning major maintenance and renovations; researches materials and equipment; oversees work as it is performed.
Sees that the facility is prepared and properly setup for performances, classes, exhibitions, meetings, and other public events.
Staff Supervision:
Recruits, hires, trains, counsels and evaluates staff.
Documents performance, determines job duties, recommends disciplinary actions and performance awards.
Supervises highly specialized staff with up to date, detailed knowledge of technical equipment and complex skills.
Sets schedules, assigns work, and approves time cards and leave requests.
Manages and compiles hiring paperwork and evaluations.
Monitors required trainings. Provides guidance on professional development and voluntary training.

Program Development and Management:

Designs and manages a broad variety of performing arts and culturally relevant program series, events and camps in music, theater, and dance for targeted audiences.
Conducts research, patron surveys, attends professional seminars to identify new programs, high quality performing artists, methods and equipment that might be useful for the facility’s performing arts programs.
Analyzes and evaluates program success, recommends changes, sets program and facility goals.
Meets with artists and agents and provides public relations/community engagement by meeting arts organizations.
Organizes and facilitates special programs and events in surrounding community on behalf of the Division or Department.
Produces and reviews technical riders for performances with specialized requirements and procures necessary equipment to produce events/programs.
Negotiates contracts and fees and sets ticket fees.
Sets programs standards and regularly evaluates programs to assess and report program effectiveness as well as accomplishment of goals and objectives.
Manages and coordinates facility rental program for performances, rehearsals, meetings and ceremonies. Sets rental fee structure for facility, equipment use, event staffing; reviews rental requests and event details with potential clients and approves rentals.
Develops facility rental policies and guidelines specific to facility.
Ensures high quality customer service.
Enforces department guidelines for class registration and COMAR regulations for summer camps.

Marketing and Promotion:

Develops marketing strategies. Designs and develops advertising plan to publicize program series, special events, and facility services to promote attendance.
Researches marketing options, creates marketing plans and reviews effectiveness.
Collects publicity materials from artists; ensures appropriate use of copyrighted materials.
Writes publicity copy, determines themes and concepts for printed materials; works with internal and external graphic designers, web designers, printers, copy editors, and photographers to create publicity materials (brochures, postcards, display ads).
Manages and maintains facility web pages and creates e-newsletters to promote programs and the facility.
Provides information and submissions for internal/agency marketing efforts.
Prepares news releases for distribution, places display ads, and maintains mailing lists and list serves.
Represents the facility and department to the community and to special groups concerned with the arts and culture. Meets with community members and organizations, gives presentations and talks, and provides information on programs, facility, Division and Department. Maintains working relationships with councils, friends groups and other organizations involved in the arts.
Budget Management:
Manages facility budget. Provides analysis for projected programs and recommends alignment of funds for annual budget submission.
Provides quarterly projections to include revenues and expenditures with appropriate justifications based on operational forecast and maintenance requirements.
Creates detailed spending plans and cost recovery for projected programs, and is responsible for meeting cost recovery projections.
Manages and coordinates operating budget for facility. Controls all expenditures for facility, follows purchasing procedures, and solicits bids and requests quotes.
Oversees preparations and submission of purchase requisitions, check requests, contracts and approves use of petty cash.
Oversees the collection of all revenues for box office operations, rentals, class and camp registration and point of sale items via cash, checks, and credit cards.
Prepares deposits and submits weekly cash reports. Monitors revenues received in comparison to revenues projected for various programs.
Manages financial records for reports and audits. Ensures staff follow cash handling procedures.
Grants and Reports:
Writes grants and prepares or provides information for reports and grants.
Prepares information for Division Annual Report for facility and provide additional information regarding significant achievements as needed for the Division.
Maintains records for facility work program.
Division Administration and Other Duties:
Serves on Department committees, as assigned.
Attends Department programs and trainings

The salary range for this position is $55,000 – $65,000 annually


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• Job Title: Facility Director (12297, Grade 22)
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
• website: www.mncppc.org/jobs
• Location: Riverdale Park, Maryland, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: advertising, director, financial, management, marketing, performing arts, recruitment, and supervisor. Location: Maryland.