Executive Director

Posted: 06/19/2022

Executive Director Job Description
Position title: Executive Director                                                                               
Reports to: Board of Directors
Schedule:  Full time, salary dependent on work experience $36,000 - $42,000
The Lander Art Center seeks an Executive Director to develop central Wyoming’s premier nonprofit, visual art center. The Art Center strives to build a strong arts community in the Fremont County area. The Lander Art Center engages youth and adults in the visual arts through quality exhibitions and educational opportunities. 
The Director must be an interdisciplinary, creative problem solver who oversees a wide range of projects using a variety of business & management skills. The Director is responsible for maintaining a balanced budget, program development and implementation, public outreach, and donor relations. Programming includes art exhibitions, classes (on sight and within the community), fundraisers, and events. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Financial Management
•       Oversee accounting, budget, and established financial procedures including supervising payroll, implementation of operating budget and practices that maintain the IRS 501(c)3 designation
•       Grant writing, implementation, and final reporting
•       Establishing new funding opportunities through grants and local, regional and national partnerships
•       Develop, promote and sustain resource development plan including earned income, membership, individual donor and corporate sponsorship program, along with major fundraising events
•       Fosters strong member and donor stewardship
Programs and Operations•       Supervise and provide leadership for LAC staff team
•       Oversee educational programming and coordinate events
•       Schedule exhibitions and lead installation
•       Lead staff in marketing strategies for education, exhibitions, fundraisers, and events  
•       Develop and implement policies and Strategic Plan in conjunction with the Board of Directors
Public Relations•       Public face and liaison with LAC membership, gallery visitors, donors, partner organizations, government officials, major funders and community in general.
•       Implement public relations plan that builds the art community through diverse partnerships, increased supporters and participants in all programming
•       Manage LAC marketing strategies and materials
•       Public appearance and speaking at Art Center, local community, state and national events
•       Active participant of the ATLAS working group (At The Lander Arts and Sciences)
Desired Skills and Abilities
•       Strong communication skills and desire to work with diverse communities
•       History of successful grant writing, administration and reporting
•       Experience with best accounting practices and QuickBooks
•       Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus
•       Adobe Creative Suite, Google Business, & Microsoft Office a plus
•       Exposure and knowledge of art techniques, history and contemporary art desirable
•       Capable of heavy lifting and energy intensive work
•       Work schedule includes weekends & evenings as necessary
Minimal travel is required within Fremont County, occasional additional travel to trainings and conferences.
To apply, please send letter of interest and résumé to Board Chair, Rebecca Atman at employment@landerartcenter.com