The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Parks and Recreation is seeking an Assistant Arts Facility Manager at the Montpelier Arts Center. The selected candidate will manage facility operations; participate in planning, organizing and implementing community based cultural arts programs; provide marketing, public relations, box office, front of house and volunteer programs and services; issue tickets to events and participate in budget formulation. The Assistant Arts Facility Manager will also be responsible for supervising designated staff; maintaining administrative records and preparing appropriate financial reports; coordinating special projects in the surrounding community on behalf of supervisor; and serving in the absence of director.
Please Note: Experience in developing Arts and Cultural Heritage programming as well as experience working in an arts facility is preferred.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
Assists in managing the development and implementation of operational goals and procedures (e.g., hours, building security, safety). Supervises staff in day-to-day maintenance and repair of facilities.
Participates in planning, organizing, and implementing comprehensive community-based cultural, interpretive, historical, or recreation activities for a diverse population. Assignments include coordinating classes and special events, accommodating rental groups, and operating of other revenue producing operation. Schedules staff, facility use, and equipment. Recommends and monitors program fees.
Works with supervisor to provide community outreach in coordinating and advertising programs to market facility services and promote attendance. Writes articles, newsletters, news releases, flyers, and ads. Prepares posters, signs, calendars, and other marketing materials and graphics. Sends promotional materials to news media, individuals, and groups interested in facility.
Participates in budget formulation as well as execution of the facility's operating budget. Monitors and tracks expenditures for programs and projects. Controls expenditures in accordance with approved budget. Prepares purchase requisitions and check requests. Collects and deposits revenues. Prepares and submits financial reports.
Recruits, selects, trains, and evaluates contract and volunteer staff for facility programs. Plans, schedules, and assigns work. Evaluates work and counsels employees as directed.
Maintains a variety of administrative records of the facility such as supply inventory, equipment, memberships, time cards, rentals, facility maintenance, and attendance. Prepares and submits administrative reports. Monitors facility activities. Provides assistance and general customer service to visitors.
. Bachelor's degree or four years experience in one of the following fields: parks, recreation, education, business administration, physical education, communication, leisure services, or in area of required specialty; and
2. Two years of responsible professional experience working in a facility related to parks, recreation, education, business administration, health education, physical education, communication, leisure services, or area of required specialty; or
3. An equivalent combination of education and experience;
4. A valid driver's license or ability to acquire one; and
5. A valid operating license (e.g., county pool operator's, child care license) as appropriate.
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a bi-county agency empowered by the State of Maryland in 1927 to acquire, develop, maintain and administer a regional system of parks within Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, and to provide land use planning for the physical development of Prince George's and Montgomery counties. In addition, the M-NCPPC gained respons...ibility for the public recreation program in Prince George's County in 1970. The M-NCPPC administers a park system of more than 52,000 acres. It is composed of stream valley parks, large regional parks, neighborhood parks and park-school recreation areas. Its staff of career employees includes planners, park and recreation administrators, park police and administration staff. In addition, seasonal workers staff numerous park and recreation programs.The M-NCPPC is governed by the Commission which consists of ten members, of which five are appointed by Montgomery County and five are appointed by Prince George's County. The Commission coordinates and acts on matters of interest to both counties, and meets at least once a month. The members of the Commission from each county serve as separate Planning Boards to facilitate, review and administer the matters affecting their respective counties.
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