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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
375 Church Street
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

Phone:4136625597
Fax:(413)662-5578
Website:mcla.edu/About_MCLA/jobs

Company Description:
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a dynamic and vibrant four-year public college located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1894, MCLA is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts State University System. MCLA is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national consortium positioned at the forefront of the conversation on the value of a liberal arts education. MCLA was named one of U.S. News and World Report's Top Public Schools in 2018.

Job Title:
Director of the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center
Salary Range:Location:
North Adams
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeArts/Entertainment
Education Level:Work Experience:
Master's Degree
Preferred
Description:
The Director of MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) is responsible for the organization and implementation of creative programming to enhance and promote MCLA as the regional provider of art and arts education to the cultural and creative community both locally and globally. The Director will work closely with academic departments such as the Fine and Performing Arts Department and the Arts Management Major as well as with the cultural and creative community in North Adams and the Berkshires region.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Create, coordinate, and grow cultural programming and connect with the surrounding communities both locally and globally.
* Oversee and implement MCLA community and campus arts programming such as Gallery 51 installations and Down Street Art, as well as other programming.
* Oversee, implement and contribute to the marketing of the programming for the BCRC, including print and social media.
* Oversee and update as needed the Web and social media presence for the BCRC.
* Work closely with academic departments, especially the Fine and Performing Arts Department, and the Arts Management Major, to advance the goals of the BCRC and connect and integrate with the MCLA curriculum.
* Manage budgets and engage in planning for BCRC and its associated programs and activities.
* Collect information and maintain an active database of sales, attendance at events and number of program participants.
* Work in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement to identify and assist in writing grants, obtaining sponsorships and contributions.
Requirements:
* BA / BS required in a related field from an accredited institution. Master's degree desirable
* Excellent understanding of and experience in Arts Management.
* Must has evidence of entrepreneurial thinking and success.
* Must have prior budget and planning experience in a cultural organization or small business setting.
* Grant writing experience with a proven track record of success in securing grants is desirable.
* Highly developed organizational skills.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work with college academic departments as well as the surrounding cultural communities.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* A minimum of three years of administrative experience required. Prior experience in managing staff desirable.
* Ability to work with college academic departments as well as the surrounding cultural communities.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* A minimum of three years of administrative experience required. Prior experience in managing staff desirable.


Additional Information:

This is a full-time benefited position in the APA Bargaining Unit. The salary range is $45,000-$50,000.

Application deadline is July 28, 2019.

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