Director, Val A Browning Center for Performing Arts
Weber State University
March 1, 2018
Ogden , Utah
Full Time - Experienced
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 four-year public institution providing outstanding educational opportunities in Ogden, Utah. In addition to offering undergraduate degrees in seven colleges and selected master's degrees, WSU also serves as a cultural center for a diverse metropolitan area which is rich in cultural and recreational opportunities. The university's ambitious vision includes providing exceptional personal and professional development opportunities for students, faculty and staff; emphasizing interactive student/faculty learning experiences in partnership with the community; continued development of technology enhanced learning methodologies; enhanced facilities and programs on the university's main campus in Weber County; and creation of a vibrant campus in nearby Davis County.