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Performing Arts Coordinator

Responsibilities: Coordinate the performing arts series and art, which includes preparation and management of the arts series and art exhibit budgets. Oversee program related expenditures and revenue. Produce reports and conduct program evaluations. Provide on-site supervision of events and activities. Hire, train and supervise student employees in the execution of events.  Ensure professionally run programs that properly use campus resources, follow policies and procedures, provide the highest quality entertainment for the campus, and meet the expectations of performers and contractors. Select, contract and supervise performers and service and technical support providers. Review contracts of performers and service providers. 

Coordinate experiential learning components for the series. This includes, but is not limited to, coordination of workshops and master classes for students, staff and faculty associated with the programs. The coordinator also develops opportunity for students to experience the performances from a different perspective developmentally through day-of experiences and other volunteer opportunities. The coordinator also provides supervision for interns and graduate assistants with career goals in this area, working with faculty to establish academic credit when appropriate.

Experience: Administrative work in drama, music, speech, talent booking, film booking, arts organizations, or other related fields. Personal experience as an actor, musician, student producer, or other theater‑related activity is desirable.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, with a background in liberal arts, music, speech, or theater. Master’s degree is required in arts administration or a related field.

Core competencies: Fiscal Management, Intercultural Proficiency, Planning

Updated Jan. 20, 2013