Director, Val A Browning Center for Performing Arts
Weber State University
January 29, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Executive, Executive - Executive Director
4 Year Degree
The Director of the Browning Center will manage all aspects of a multi-venue academic and community performing arts center including balancing the needs of a wide range of performers, cultural art directors, audience members, donors, faculty, staff, and students. The Director will collaborate with academic, campus and community. The Director will coordinate with academic departments that require use of performance/event spaces and assign staff to setup and execute events. The Director will manage the budgets associated with operating the Browning Center and carefully manage the finances and costs associated with bringing in outside clients and supporting other campus events. The Director will work with the Lindquist College dean on extending the center's mission of the arts across the College and the WSU campus. The Director will resolve disputes between campus entities in order to maximize benefit of event spaces in accordance with campus and college missions. The Director will coordinate with Facilities Management for capital planning and general building maintenance in a manner the best supports academic programs.
Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts or related OR Bachelor's Degree in Business or related.
4 Years experience in management + 6 years experience in facility, event, or theater operation.
MFA and/or MBA, additional experience in management, facility/event/theater operations, arts administration, teaching, and/or grant writing.
To apply, please complete the online staff application at https://jobs.weber.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin February 9, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Internal Number: 11311
About Weber State University
Weber State University is a coeducational, publicly supported university offering associates, bachelors, and masters degrees as well as professional, liberal arts and technical certificates. The multi-campus university in Ogden, UT and Davis County, offers 215 certificate and degree programs in arts and humanities, science, applied science and technology, business and economics, social and behavioral sciences and the health professions. Masters degrees are offered in accounting, athletic training, business administration, criminal justice, education, English, professional communication, and health administration.
Situated in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, on the western flank of the Rockies, WSU's central campus, in Ogden, is only 35 miles north of Salt Lake City. Skiers can reach Olympic-caliber slopes in just a half hour. Access to a series of mountain trails for hiking, biking, and skiing are immediately east of campus. Covering more than 500 acres, the Ogden campus is home to 37 academic buildings and two residence halls, as well as the Ott Planetarium and the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to vibrant offerings in dance, music and t...heatre, the university supports a Cultural Affairs program that brings in internationally-known artists and performers. More than 23,000 students study at the Ogden campus.