EEO Policy


Kimball Art Center (KAC) is an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, KAC will not discriminate in the hiring, compensation, promotion, discipline and termination of employees based on their race, religion, sex, gender identification (an individual's internal sense of one's own gender), sexual orientation, age, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, income, or any other category or classification protected by applicable federal and local laws.


DIRECTOR OF EVENTS & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


The Kimball Art Center seeks a candidate who is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, detail-oriented, solution-oriented, collaborative and inspired by our mission, vision and values.

The Director of Events and Community Development is responsible for overall event management for the Kimball Art Center as well as establishing and managing strong community partnerships. As a member of senior management team, the Director of Events and Community Development takes a leadership role in developing/expanding new strategic initiatives and establishing best practices and measurements. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute all aspects of small and large-scale fundraising events and related budgets including, but not limited to, Annual Arts Festival, Winter Art Salon, Gala, etc.
  • Manage facility rentals including Sundance, Tour of Utah, Café lease, etc.
  • Act as Community Liaison to establish and grow community partners and relationships
  • Develop corporate partnership opportunities in conjunction with the Development Director
  • Cultivate Event Marketing campaign initiatives with the Marketing Manager
  • Develop strategic initiatives to promote growth opportunities
  • Essential Functions & Basic Duties

    • Supervise the front desk staff, manage scheduling, timesheets, and training.
    • Organize and manage all facility rentals for the Kimball including sales, on-site management, contracts, budgets and post-event reports.
    • Manage event operations for Kimball Art Center and the Capital Campaign.
    • Expand local community partnership base.
    • Collaborate with Development Director to create & implement community relations strategy.
    • Responsible for building care and maintenance.
    • Manage annual event revenue, expense and maintenance supply budgets.
    • Participate in strategic planning sessions for new KAC campus.
    • Manage building lease agreements.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Finances & Operations:

    • Create and meet department budget goals, provide needed information for financial reporting and grant writing.
    • Manages the Front Desk staff to provide exceptional service to KAC patrons.
    • Develop procedures and policies for safe and effective operation of overall programs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned, including assisting with fundraising activities and events.

    Human Resources:

    • Hire and supervise staff, interns, and consultants for the appropriate programs.
    • Orient and train staff to further Kimball Art Center’s mission and values, highlighting process, learning opportunities, and professional development. Plan and lead regular meetings with staff.
    • Establish performance standards for all personnel within the Events and provide performance evaluations and feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS

    Preferred Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred

    Required Experience/Knowledge

    • Five or more years in Event Management - including multi-day events
    • Four or more years in Community Relations
    • Four or more years in Project Management
    • Four or more years in Strategic Planning
    • Four or more years in Budget management; creation and execution

    Skills/Abilities

    • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to build/manage an effective team
    • Exceptional organization skills with a strong focus on details
    • Self-directed and organized with good time management and problem solving skills, with an ability to handle multiple priorities
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills (written and verbal)
    • Computer literacy required (Microsoft Office suite )
    • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable interacting with internal colleagues and external constituents
    • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with co-workers; demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
    • Detail oriented and organized
    • Ability to work independently at times but also collaboratively
    • Applicant must have reliable means of transportation
    • Flexible schedule, with the ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
    • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds and be willing to do manual labor on a regular basis

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Position Reports To: Managing Director, Executive Director
  • Position Supervises: Operations staff: Front Desk, Event, Maintenance, vendors, security as needed

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This job operates in a professional office environment, off site venues and outside event areas in various weather conditions. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, fax machines, and AV equipment. Some ladder use may be requested. Evening, weekend, and occasional holiday hours will be required for event management.
  • SALARY: DOE

    BENEFITS: Generous PTO plan and Health & Dental Benefits.

    TO APPLY: Please only qualified applicants apply. Please email cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to with subject line of: Director Application.

    Thank you.

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    ART INSTRUCTORS


    The Kimball Art Center is looking for qualified, talented, part time art instructors to teach visual art media workshops and extended classes to a variety of age groups (1.5 years of age - adults). Our art studios accommodate most media, however please be specific with space requirements and technical equipment requirements when submitting an application. Compensation: pending experience, hourly starting at $18.50. Must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Teaching experience only, please.

    TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in teaching at the Kimball Art Center, please submit a current resume, a cover letter describing what media you are interested in teaching, basic lesson plan, desirable age group, 3 professional references, and artist portfolio (at least 5 images of your work). Please submit these requirements in PDF format to:


    Portfolio images may be attached in JPEG format.

    You may also submit all requirements via mail:

    Jocelyn Scudder
    Education Program Manager
    P.O. Box 1478
    Park City, UT 84060.

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