Executive Director, Cultural Affairs
Position Title: Executive Director, Cultural Affairs Position ID: 366704 Salary: $118,044.00-$147,555.00 Location: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus All applicants must apply online at www.mdc.jobs Job Description: Maintains overall administrative responsibility for College-wide Cultural Programs. Duties & Responsibilities: Provides leadership and operational oversight for the Miami Film Festival (MIFF), The Center for Literary Arts, MDC-Live, Miami Book Fair International, the Art Gallery System, the Tower Theatre, and Koubek Center Ensures sound financial management by prudently evaluating the organizations resources and overseeing Cultural Affairs annual budget to comply with financial regulations, reporting requirements and College standards Oversees the administration of all logistic and production functions for the Miami Film Festival, the International Book Fair and other Cultural Affairs events (i.e. technical coordination, transportation, lodging, communications and venues) Works with staff to provide high-level strategic planning with regard to resource development and cultural affairs initiatives in creating and implementing strategic plans for the programs Establishes collaborative relationships with other departments Participates with staff in fundraising, membership, corporate sponsorships, government and foundation grants cultivation/solicitation opportunities, and spearheading effects to solicit increased funding for the programs Reviews all Cultural Affairs programs public relations, press, marketing and advertising strategies with the Director of Communications Authorizes and evaluates the hiring of organizational personnel, including development, financial and operational staff Serves as a spokesperson for Cultural Affairs and represents Miami Dade College in national and international forums in development of cultural policy in the marketplace Serves as a member on College committees Promotes an environment supportive of the College mission and vision, student-centered services and teaching excellence Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in related field and eight (8) years of senior level management experience; or Bachelor's degree and twelve (12) years of senior level management experience with a minimum of eight (8) years of successful leadership in an educational or non-profit environment or private enterprise All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution Proven leadership and record of accomplishment of success in a complex, competitive public and or/private environment Proven managerial skills for supervision of professional staff Knowledge of college educational philosophy and top management administrative practices and procedures Knowledge of the goals, objectives, structure and operations of major educational institutions Knowledge of college policies and procedures, as well as, knowledge of technological systems as they apply to instructional, administrative, and workplace needs Possess strategic planning skills to effect change in a multi-cultural environment, as well as, knowledge of public information and community relations concepts, principles, methodology, and techniques Extensive understanding of strategic and operational government procedures and processes at the national, state, and local levels Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal credibly and effectively with senior institutional leadership Possess highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups Ability to provide strong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth Proven knowledge of investment principles, procedures, ethics, regulations, and standards as applied to public donations and endowments, as well as, ability to identify strategies and support grant development to help achieve the Colleges mission and goals Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, students and within the community This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.