|Title||Assistant to the Executive & Artistic Director|
|Organization||Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin|
The Assistant to the Executive & Artistic Director provides support to the leadership of Texas Performing Arts. The position creates organizational effectiveness for a large department having University-wide scope by handling a large volume of decisions that are highly complex in nature.
• Leadership Support: Effectively communicate and coordinate with a wide range of constituents on behalf of the Executive & Artistic Director, including prominent university and community leaders, artists and their representatives, current and prospective donors, and other staff. Manage a complex schedule for the Executive & Artistic Director, including fluid reprioritizations that will often require independent decision making. Organize logistics including spaces, agendas, presentations, technology, virtual and physical setups, and catering for meetings and other events. Create and distribute accurate, concise, and timely meeting records and track follow-up. Assist with the Executive & Artistic Director’s communications, including accurate drafting, review, and editing of email, social media, letters and cards, presentations, proposals, reports, and other communications. Compile averages and statistics. Coordinate travel arrangements for the Executive & Artistic Director and organizational guests, including travel authorizations, itinerary development, reservations, and reimbursements. Meet guests and give tours. Transport guests in a university-provided vehicle. Deliver and pick up documents and supplies. Fulfill administrative functions for the Executive & Artistic Director including timekeeping, document routing and signatures, and recordkeeping requirements. Represent the Executive and Artistic Director at meetings, performances, or other events as needed and provide post-activity summaries.
• At least five years of experience independently fulfilling advanced administrative functions for senior executives.
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
• Experience independently fulfilling advanced administrative functions in a performing arts organization.
Full Job Description:
Go to https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff for complete description and to apply for job requisition number R_00014278.
About Texas Performing Arts:
Texas Performing Arts (TPA) is the professional arts presenting and producing program of The University of Texas at Austin (UT). One of the largest and most active university-based performing arts centers in the U.S., TPA is an anchor institution in Austin’s arts, cultural, and entertainment landscape. TPA operates venues on the UT campus including Austin’s largest theater, the newly renovated Bass Concert Hall. Its public programs include Broadway in Austin; a curated series of international dance, theater, and music; and presentations of national touring artists. TPA is an integral unit of UT’s College of Fine Arts and engages students across the university in creative experiences.
Texas Performing Arts welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices.
To learn more about TPA and this opportunity, please visit https://texasperformingarts.org/about-us/employment.