Performing Arts Center Director
Lee College - Baytown, TX

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Job Summary/Basic Function:
Oversee the events and performances at the Performing Arts Center ( PAC ) at Lee College; foster long term relationships with community organizations and be a resource for the Visual & Performing Arts ( VPA ) faculty and staff, as well as other college staff. Supervise Box Office Specialist and technical crews. Work closely with the Technical Theater Instructor/Tech coordinator to provide workplace experiences and internships for Lee College students. Book commercial acts and assist with the college-related performances. Maintain reports and financial records of the PAC , including audience surveys.

Essential job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate and collaborate with VPA faculty and non-credit faculty regarding PAC events and instructional activities.
  • Manage the Lee College Performing Arts Center’s calendar, including the scheduling of college performances, community and business rentals, special events, and community groups.
  • Supervise the Box Office Specialist and student worker.
  • Conduct community outreach including working with community organizations such as Baytown Little Theater, the BSO , and the City of Baytown; coordinate school districts’ student field trips and UIL competition; and provide oversight and organization of rental client events.
  • Facilitate advisory committee meetings.
  • Actively develop relationships and seek contributions and sponsorships of PAC programs and administer the donor recognition program.
  • Research, develop, and book seasons of performances; coordinate programming and contract negotiations.
  • Develop a budget for each performance event and an annual budget for the PAC .
  • Conduct evaluation and assessment activities, and submit quarterly reports detailing attendance, audience feedback, fundraising results, and the diversity of performances and events to the Vice President of Learning.
  • Review all performance contracts for:
    • Musical, theatrical and other artists
    • Special and corporate events
    • Rentals

  • In partnership with the College Relations Department, develop and manage complete marketing program, including:
    • media sponsor agreements,
    • advertising and electronic promotions
    • publicity
    • media representation
    • website postings
    • print materials

  • Serve as primary contact for all PAC rentals, from initial inquiries through final invoicing.
  • Serve as primary contact for all facility issues with the performance hall and its systems.
  • Represent Lee College Performing Arts Center in the community.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with new Technical Theater Director to recruit students to work in shows and assist in the training of the students on the PAC equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field that complements the role, e.g. fine arts, business, marketing, resource development, public relations, and/or related area.
  • Four (4) years of theater management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Main Campus - Baytown, TX

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