Salary Range: $100,000 to $120,000, with a comprehensive benefits package.
Location: This is a full-time, onsite position located in San Francisco, CA.
Reports to: Co-Executive Directors.
Closing Date: October 2, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and priority consideration may be given to earlier applicants.
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Located in San Francisco’s historic Fillmore/Western Addition neighborhood, the African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC) presents, offers, and celebrates Black art, artists, and culture through educational, innovative, enriching, and empowering programs and services that inspire and uplift the community. Within its 34,000-square-foot facility, the center provides a wide variety of art and cultural programming for youth, adults, and families, including visual, digital, and performance. The center features two indoor galleries, an outdoor gallery showcasing murals, and a 206-seat theater for live shows, film screenings, and seminars. Recognized as one of the premier Black arts and cultural institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area, AAACC houses some of the most celebrated African American arts and culture organizations in the region.
The African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC), located in Fillmore, San Francisco, seeks a highly skilled and motivated Managing Director. We are looking for an exceptional individual with a strong background in people management, organizational development, and fundraising, with experience in the arts.
As the Managing Director, you will play a pivotal role in leading and inspiring both finance and creative teams. Your expertise in navigating city funding and compliance requirements will be critical in securing necessary resources. Adept at administration and operations, you will effectively balance the needs of these diverse teams, promoting collaboration and success.
In this role, you will manage the Program & Services Manager, Marketing & Communications Manager, Facility and Operations Manager, Financial Manager, Grants Manager, Grant Writers, and all contractors, including artists in programs, and partner with consultants and service providers engaged in strategic planning, financial planning—including tax preparation and filing, fundraising, public relations, social media, and marketing. You will provide strategic support and leadership, working alongside the Co-Executive Directors to supervise all administration and programming functions. This includes managing day-to-day operations, developing program strategies, building staff capacity, and ensuring the organization’s financial sustainability.
Reporting directly to the Co-Executive Directors, this position offers an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in the community. The ideal candidate will possess a collaborative management style that is approachable and grounded in equity, justice, and inclusivity. They should also have unique leadership experiences, skills, and qualifications that can contribute to AAACC’s success and ability to thrive in a co-leadership shared model. Additionally, the ideal candidate must have the ability to execute the organization’s vision in a collaborative and inclusive manner. They should prioritize the team’s objectives over their own.
Strategic Vision and Leadership:
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Profile of Candidate
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful applicant must demonstrate a strong commitment to:
Start Time Frame: We aim to have someone in place by Fall 2023. If possible, AAACC would welcome the Managing Director by late October.
All required submission documents should be directed to Melorra Green and Melonie Green, Co-Executive Directors. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, all interested candidates are encouraged to submit the following materials to email@example.com:
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The African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC) is committed to building and maintaining diversity in all aspects of our operations.
To create the strongest team possible, we actively seek applicants with diverse life experiences, cultures, identities, geographic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
AAACC adheres to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.
Join AAACC and contribute to the organization’s mission of empowering the African American community through arts and culture. This is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact and lead a talented team of individuals.