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Chief Operating Officer Cultural Facilities & Services
Houston First Corporation

Houston, TX

Houston First Corporation invites applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer, Cultural Facilities & Services. 

The Cultural Facilities & Services/Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the overall management of Theater District Facilities, developing and maintaining relationships with resident companies, the City of Houston and the business community in order to ensure the goals and objectives of the organization are met. 

The annual operating budget for 2017 is approximately $17.9 million with a staff complement of 38 full-time and 10 part-time positions, as well as contracted services.  Additional funds for repair and restoration work after Hurricane Harvey have also been allocated.  The department serves over 1 million patrons a year at over 700 events in 1.6 million square feet. 

Requirements include: A minimum of ten years’ experience as a senior manager in large, complex performing arts facilities or cultural organizations, a track record in building and nurturing excellent management teams and the personal leadership qualities, political acumen, tact and patience required to manage a complex operation successfully.   

Deadline for applications: Friday, December 15, 2017.

Submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements in confidence to:

Margaret Genovese

Genovese, Vanderhoof & Associates

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Contact:Margaret Genovese

Deadline: 12-15-2017

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