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Executive Director, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

Provide the vision and skills to develop and articulate the programs that fulfill the mission of the Worcester Center for Crafts; Provide leadership for the faculty, staff and students who realize that mission; Advocate for the Craft Center to the higher education administration and numerous public and private entities; Develop and implement fundraising efforts to support the Center's programs; Oversee and assess the development of classes and workshops, the gallery and gallery store, and the overall marketing of programs at the Craft Center; Oversee planning, budgeting, assessment, and reporting for all Craft Center programs; Support the operation of Worcester State University's academic programs; Coordinate collaborative academic programs with appropriate academic representatives from HECCMA (Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts). Serves as the Chief operating officer of the Worcester Center for Crafts.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in arts administration, non-profit management, or a related field or a graduate degree in an appropriate visual arts field; A minimum of five years cumulative professional experience programming, managing, and marketing arts programs at established public or private organizations; Ability to effectively supervise personnel, resolve personnel issues, and conduct performance evaluations; Experience with budget planning and management; Fundraising experience; Ability to write and secure grant funding to support both operating and capital budgets; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Ability to work flexible hours with willingness to work some nights and weekends.

WSU is an AA/EO Full job description available at

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SALARY RANGE: 72,000.00 - 92,000.00

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