TITLE: Deputy Director, Programs and Engagement
DEPARTMENT Programs and Engagement
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Salaried, exempt
SALARY RANGE: $90,000–$110,000
SCHEDULE: Full time; occasional evenings/weekends required
ABOUT HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Where we are is as important as what we do. Our campus comprises a cluster of artist-rehabilitated military buildings, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge at historic Fort Barry in the Marin Headlands, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society.
The Deputy Director for Programs and Engagement reports to the Executive Director and is a vital member of the senior leadership team. The position is responsible for the vision, planning, conceptualization, and implementation of programs and initiatives that serve to connect Bay Area, national and international artists and audiences to Headlands Center for the Arts (Headlands). In consultation with the Executive Director, the Deputy Director for Programs and Engagement will be responsible for onsite and offsite programs and shape digital initiatives, branding and voice for the organization. This person is responsible for creating a coordinated approach for the program, developing strategic collaborations within Headlands as well as outside partnerships that advance the reach, impact, relevancy, and variety of programs. The Deputy Director for Programs and Engagement will effectively lead the Programs and Communications and Digital teams to ensure that organizational goals are being met with the values of equity and excellence in mind.
The Deputy Director for Programs and Engagement works with stakeholders at every level of the organization, including the Board of Directors, Executive Director, Deputy Director for Operations, Director of Communications and Digital, and Senior Managers across every team to present and advocate for the highest level quality and care in Headlands’ creative pursuits.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMS AND ENGAGEMENT
All of the duties and responsibilities outlined below are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other non-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and will regularly be reviewed.
Public Programs and Audience Engagement
Administration and Leadership
Headlands Center for the Arts is committed to a diverse and pluralistic workplace and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals. People of Color and members of the LGBTQIA community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should email a single PDF attachment that includes both a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email should be Deputy Director, Programs and Engagement / [Your Name]. Please submit applications by or before Sunday, October 17, 2021.
Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 18, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please note: Due to the volume of applicants, only candidates who will be invited to interview will be contacted.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
Headlands is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns. Headlands makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate.
Headlands Center for the Arts prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. Headlands will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.