Senior Program Coordinator



Marin Center

San Rafael, California
$93,745.60 – $113,817.60 Annually


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The Department of Cultural Services, in partnership with the non-profit Marin Cultural Association, has four essential functions: operating the Marin Center facilities and campus as rental venues, programming a diverse performance series and the visual art galleries, overseeing the Frank Lloyd Wright Civic Center docent tour program, and producing the Marin County Fair. The Department and the Marin Cultural Association support art and culture in Marin County by working to increase participation, advance collaboration, and optimize resources to create greater access to the arts for all Marin County residents regardless of age, race, ability, or means.


As the major performing arts, visual arts, events center, and fairgrounds in Marin County, Marin Center serves the community by bringing art, music, dance, and performance of all kinds to audiences around the Bay. The 55-acre campus includes a park, a 14-acre lagoon and a variety of venues for entertainment, meetings, and special events.


Reporting to the Director of Cultural Services, this critical staff position cultivates and maintains positive relationships with County partners, vendors, guests, and stakeholders through the management of The Marin Center’s facility rentals. The Senior Program Coordinator identifies ways to improve operations, streamline processes and implement best practices in venue management with the overall goal of enhancing the customer experience. They negotiate and administer contracts; advise users on available equipment, space and physical lay-out of facilities; serve as the liaison to all rental/event producers; recommend and implement approved operational policies and procedures, including scheduling, rental fees, and booking procedures; and recommend the purchase of equipment and supplies. owing. The Senior Program Coordinator supervises a Front of House Manager as well as a Technical Coordinator and temporary Utility Workers. The Senior Program Coordinator takes an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development.


Our Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate is a problem solver, has strong analytical skills, and demonstrated leadership and staff management ability. They are excellent communicators and possess experience in event coordination or venue operations with at least one year of experience scheduling large capacity (800+) facility rentals and overseeing rental contracts. They are highly organized, thrive under pressure and can think and react quickly and creatively in unique situations while always remaining poised and professional. Strong computer skills, particularly with utilizing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets as well as experience using venue or facility scheduling software. The ideal candidate is an excellent team member and collaborator who possesses superior interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; independently seeks opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement; and thrives working in a fast-paced, progressive organization. Experience supervising staff in a union environment and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging through programming and staff selection are highly valued in this role.


Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree in a field closely related to the assigned program(s) and three years of experience in venue management, which one year includes responsibility for program administration, planning, monitoring and evaluation. Additional related experience may substitute for the education on a year for year basis. A graduate degree in a field closely related to the assigned program(s) is highly desirable.


Filing Deadline: Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 11:59pm. Apply online at  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marincounty/jobs/4537031/senior-program-coordinator-marin-center or visit http://www.marincounty.org/jobs. For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at jobs@marincounty.org or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY


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Expires: 2024-07-03


County of Marin


SF Bay Area


San Rafael, California




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