Title Executive Director
Organization Galveston Arts Center
Closing Date Monday, December 31, 2018
Location Galveston, Texas

The Galveston Arts Center is seeking an Executive Director to oversee current activities and responsibilities and guide the organization through a healthy leadership transition.

Mission of the Galveston Arts Center: Believing contemporary art can inspire, engage, provoke and inform, the Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents dynamic and innovative work focusing on professional visual artists living or working in Texas. As a non-collecting, non-profit museum, the GAC furthers the careers of emerging and mid-career professional artists through the production of quality exhibitions and supporting media. Collaborative, wide-ranging education and outreach programs create a public forum to engage diverse audiences in an exploration of thought- provoking ideas that inform contemporary art and our experiences in a complex world. See GAC website for more information: http://www.galvestonartscenter.org/index.php

* BA, BFA, MA, MFA or MBA or professional equivalent with experience in nonprofit administration, preferably visual arts;
* Quantifiable development and grant writing experience;
* Effective and efficient time management and organizational skills; and,
* Strong oral and written communication skills and office and bookkeeping software familiarity.

* Manage Center, staff, interns, and volunteers;
* Represent GAC at community functions and meetings, civic organizations, and in the arts;
* Create and execute development plan, including grants, planned giving, annual appeal, sponsorships and the like;
* Ensure GAC satisfies project reporting and fiscal management obligations;
* Develop and recommend policies to the Executive Board.

Skills, abilities, and attributes:
* Ability to work with staff, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Advisory Committee and volunteers;
* Ability to create and maintain positive donor, funder, community, and media relationships;
* Demonstrated excellent fiscal management abilities, including budget and financial administration;
* Excellent written, oral, and presentation/communication skills;
* Efficient and effective organizational and leadership skills;
* Project management experience;
* Background knowledge of, and advocacy for, contemporary art and related issues; and,
* Reputation for integrity.

* Executive Director reports directly to the Galveston Arts Center Executive Board of Directors;
* Compensation and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills; and,
* Position will be open until filled.

Send resume and cover letter to:
Doug McLean, GAC President
2127 Strand,
Galveston, Texas 77550

Website http://www.galvestonartscenter.org/index.php