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Managing Director - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA)
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Jul. 14, 2020
Title Managing Director - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department School of the Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Managing Director - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA)


Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director of the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in the School of the Arts, the Managing Director is a key leadership position who will implement and oversee the financial and strategic plans for the NCPA. They will take a leading role in the development and implementation of long-range planning for the facilities, budgets, personnel, and programming.This positive and motivated leader will ensure University policies and procedure, as well industry best practices, are followed. With the Executive Director, will assess business opportunities and provide sound financial advice when programming events. Primary clients include School of Arts departments of Art & Design, Dance, Music, and Theatre along with NCPA-produced events, touring attractions including the Utah Symphony, and Facility Rentals and use by other UVU entities.

The Managing Director will oversee all operational and production budgets for the NCPA. This position is directly responsible for building the projected revenue and expense forecasts for the NCPA and SOA Production environment. They will track all earned, contributed, and appropriated funds including ticket revenue, rentals, donor and sponsor support (with Institutional Advancement Office), and university appropriated funds. The Managing Director will work with the Executive Director and Marketing Director to approve ticket pricing models and meet sales goals. With the Director of Production they will implement and track all production-specific budgets and event settlements. With the Director of Operations they will implement and track all operating and labor budgets for the venue facilities and production shops. This position will process payments including artist fees, rights and royalties, and internal transfers to other units at UVU.

The Managing Director will directly oversee all Front of House departments and operations including the Box Office Manager and House Managers who subsequently oversee Ushers, Concessions, and Merchandise staff. They will be responsible for documentation of all policy and training pertaining to guest experience and customer service and building a culture of Exceptional Care experiences for all patrons of the arts. They will ensure accurate accounting and financial practices are followed in all revenue generating aspects of NCPA.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Performing Arts, or Arts Management, or finance. 7 years administrative and management experience working in a for profit, non profit, or educational performing arts center.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive business knowledge in performing arts in either a professional, non-profit, or academic setting required, multi-venue experience a plus. Knowledge of revenue modeling and forecasting.
  • Accounting and budgeting best practices for performing arts, event settlement, contracts and riders.
  • Knowledge of patron service/customer relations.


Extensive financial and accounting skills required. Familiar with reports and documentation processes for large institutions.
  • Experience with Quicken/Quickbooks or other financial software. Technically proficient on Microsoft Office suite and other common business software.
  • Interviewing/Training/Personnel Management.
  • Detailed and accureate record keeping required.
  • Manage multiple projects on several timelines, meeting deadlines.


Preferred Qualifications:

Masters and 5 years experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Standing, talking, and listening

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $51,372 - $68,582

Advertisement Number: STA30320

Open Date: 07/13/2020

Review Start Date: 07/19/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/19278

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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