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Director of Operations and Special Projects

Company: Serc Physical Therapy
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Spoleto Festival USA has strategically partnered with Catch Talent to engage on its Nationwide Search for Director of Operations and Special Projects. Spoleto Festival USA was founded in 1977 by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti, who sought to create an American counterpart to the annual Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy, that he had founded in 1958. Now in its 46th year, Spoleto Festival USA is internationally recognized as Americas premier performing arts festival. For 17 days and nights each spring, Spoleto Festival USA fills Charlestons historic theaters, churches, and outdoor spaces with performances in opera; theater; dance; and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music. Spoletos mission is to present programs of the highest artistic caliber while maintaining a dedication to young artists, a commitment to all forms of the performing arts, a passion for contemporary innovation, and an enthusiasm for providing unique performance opportunities for established artists. Beyond its role as a launching pad for young talent, Spoleto also serves as a catalyst for cultural change and has aided in Charlestons flourishing as a top arts and culture destination. With General Director Mena Mark Hanna at its helm, the 2022 season takes place May 27 to June 12 in various locations on the downtown peninsula. The festival engages over 350 seasonal employees as members of its orchestra, chorus, production, box office, and administration teams as well as various performing artists and companies. Spoleto Festival USA is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Job Description The Director of Operations and Special Projects is a department head and acts as an advisor and strategic partner to the General Director. This position is entrusted with leading integration, implementation, and coordination of strategy and operations across all staff functions, while considering the needs of the Spoleto Festival USA. Additionally, as Director of Operations, the position is responsible for building and maintaining operations for the organization through backend operations, IT, and human resources. The position focuses on the organizations top strategic priorities while simultaneously driving short-term operational efficiencies and results. Key Functions Serve as a critical thought partner to the General Director and department heads, while providing sound counsel and professional discretion. Prepare and facilitate critical path meetings and steer processes for company-wide initiatives, including strategic planning, operational efficiencies, and scalability. These include face-to-face meetings and calls with internal and external stakeholders. Oversee overall management and objectives of HR and IT departments acting as a trusted advisor and resource for support. This role directly manages and supports the HR Manager and IT Manager. Manage an effective human resources capability for the Festival, ensuring onboarding and offboarding processes, staff training and leadership development opportunities. Safeguard an encouraging, open, upbeat and equitable work culture. Facilitate special projects initiated by the General Director, with a company-wide purview. Experience & Requirements At least 5-7 years of operational leadership experience, ideally in non-profit and/or cultural arts administration. Prior experience in comprehensive project management desired, with an emphasis on a demonstrated ability to create, implement, and iterate scalable processes that serve cross functional teams. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to ensure effective internal and external communications. Exceptional and proven skills in organizational development, time management, attention to detail, and resilient follow-up skills to drive results. Business savvy: to include an understanding of the nonprofit landscape, arts organizations, partners, technology, and requirements for sustained operating results. Humility, maturity, and situational sensitivity. A high level of comfort effecting and living through cultural and organizational change. Thorough knowledge of the performing arts is desirable but not required. Compensation Competitive salary; health, dental, vision, and LTD insurance; parking provided; paid leave and holidays; 401(k) matching program. EEOC Spoleto Festival USA is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity in hiring. Equity is central to our culture, mission, and who we are as an arts organization. Spoleto Festival USA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership, parental status, military status, or any other non-merit factor. To Apply Please submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to spoleto@catchtalent.comby Jobble

Keywords: Serc Physical Therapy, Blue Springs , Director of Operations and Special Projects, Executive , Blue Springs, Missouri

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