Under general direction of the Parks and Recreation Department, the Arts Center Managing Director is responsible for managing and planning the day to day operations of the Coppell Arts Center including maintenance, security, event coordination, public relations, fiscal management, staffing and supervision in support of the community vision and mission for the arts. Serves as the primary spokesperson for the facility. Serves as the Manager on Duty (MOD) for events as needed. Performs other duties as required.
Arts Center Managing Director must have a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Theatre, Arts Administration, Business and Marketing or other relevant field of study required. Seven (7) years’ experience required, plus a minimum of three (3) years at a management level managing multi-use arts operations. A Master’s degree is desired. Additional desirable qualifications include literacy in event scheduling software preferred. The Arts Center Managing Director must have a valid Texas Driver’s license because essential job functions require travel to various sites within and outside the City
The City of Coppell operates under the Council/Manager form of government. Stability is the best descriptor of the organization's leadership. All of the elected officials have been involved with the community for many years and several have now served on the Council for more than one term. The current City Manager began his service after serving four plus years as one of two Deputy City Managers. The transition of leadership represents the confidence that the Mayor, City Council and community have in the present staff and should demonstrate that the City of Coppell represents a great opportunity for prospective employees to call home.
Today, the City of Coppell has more than 425 full-time employees and a number of seasonal employees who provide a full range of municipal services to the community. The departments of Human Resources, Engineering and Public Works, Finance, Fire, Enterprise Solutions, Library, Parks and Recreation, Community Development and Police work together to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of our citizens and business community. Our Mayor and Council have a proven track record of understanding the importance of caring for the needs of our emp...loyees, resulting in a great deal of corporate knowledge obtained through a committed group of employees.
The total annual budget for all funds in fiscal year 2018 is more than $110 million, with the General Fund comprising $60 million of the total.