The Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) seeks a dynamic, self-motivated Executive Director to lead the organization. AAAE consists of more than 150 member programs, all training and equipping students in arts leadership, management, entrepreneurship, cultural policy, and more. Our network of faculty and their alumni are the cornerstones of local arts communities across the globe. AAAE serves as a convener, a resource, and an advocate for formal arts administration education.
The Executive Director is the leader of the organization and, in partnership with the board, is responsible for the strategic growth and development of the organization and works closely with board committees to plan and implement board initiatives. The Executive Director serves as the principal liaison between the public, association members, and the board of directors. The Executive Director coordinates with contract staff to produce the annual AAAE conference and day-to-day operations of the association including organizing and implementing membership development, serving constituents, and maintaining the organization’s financial systems, web site, membership databases, bookkeeping and reporting.
Working remotely, the Executive Director of AAAE reports directly to the executive committee of the board of directors.
AAAE is committed to creating a diverse community that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The organization encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its community.
Salary range is $40,000 – $50,000 and benefits are negotiated as part of the compensation package.
Applications should include a cover letter, resume or CV, and names and contact information for three professional references.
All applications should be submitted to: EDsearch@artsadministration.org
Application Deadline is Friday, October 12, 2018.