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Posted: 08/02/2012

Staunton Performing Arts Center
Executive Director

The Staunton Performing Arts Center is a non-profit organization located in Downtown Staunton in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, VA. The mission of The Staunton Performing Arts Center is to create a performing arts center where performances and educational events are available and accessible to all interested persons, both adult and youth, by restoring and renovating the historic Dixie Theater and the adjacent Arcadia Building. The Center will provide spaces for parties and events in addition to diverse, high quality performances that will enrich the lives of people and contribute to the concept of the City of Staunton being a "destination" for the performing and cultural arts. The Main Theater will be in the historic Dixie theater, designed by John Eberson, restored to its 1939 art moderne style. The Board of Directors has been working diligently with the architectural firm of Westlake, Reed, & Leskosky of Washington DC, on the concept design development and is ready to move to the next step with the help of a professional fundraiser.

Executive Director/Capital Campaign Manager
Professional Opportunity
Staunton, VA

The Staunton Performing Arts Center, a non-profit organization located in Staunton, VA, is currently seeking an Executive Director.  Duties include planning, directing, and managing day-to-day activities for the continued development and execution of the Capital Campaign to restore the historic Dixie theater, designed by John Eberson, to its 1939 art moderne style and to operate it as a versatile, aesthetically pleasing facility for the community and surrounding region. Upon completion of the Capital Campaign, duties will shift to supervision of the renovation project and management of the facility.

The successful applicant will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as organization and management skills.  Experience in fundraising and facility management and complete computer fluency are required. We offer competitive salary, benefits, paid vacation, and an opportunity to play an important role in this historic preservation project. Staunton has developed a national reputation as an arts-distinguished community.

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How to apply
Send cover letter and resume to: Search Committee Staunton Performing Arts Center P.O.Box 571 Staunton, VA 24402-0571 or to info@stauntonperformingarts.org
Jane Ballurio
Phone: 540-849-9286
40 Oak Lane
Staunton, VA 24401

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