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Executive Director, BHF
Type
Full-time
Organization
Baker Hunt Foundation, Inc.
Location
Covington, Kentucky
Job Summary

The Executive Director will provide leadership in all areas including education, fundraising, grant writing, community involvement, staff management and development and campus events.  The Executive Director will work with the Board of Directors and staff to develop and implement a strategic plan and cultural plan, and policies that advance the organization’s mission, vision, and goals.  The Executive Director shall be a positive advocate for Baker Hunt Foundation and promote the arts, arts education, and the programs at Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, both internally and throughout the community.  ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of mission.  This is a full-time position.

 

Job Description

Executive Director

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

 

Reports to the Board of Directors

 

The Executive Director will provide leadership in all areas including education, fundraising, grant writing, community involvement, staff management and development and campus events.  The Executive Director will work with the Board of Directors and staff to develop and implement a strategic plan and cultural plan, and policies that advance the organization’s mission, vision, and goals.  The Executive Director shall be a positive advocate for Baker Hunt Foundation and promote the arts, arts education, and the programs at Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, both internally and throughout the community.  ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of mission.  This is a full-time position.

 

Duties/Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for the financial health and safety of Baker Hunt& Cultural Center.
  • Responsible for all HR duties and requirements for Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center.
  • Directs all aspects of operations for Baker Hunt Art and Culture Center including Baker Hunt staff in administration of daily activities including educational and cultural programming, student and faculty affairs, community affairs, curriculum development, registration, bookkeeping, events, and facilities.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations and conducts ongoing business affairs with responsibility as business agent for Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center.
  • Advises the Board of Directors regarding ongoing opportunities and challenges for the organization, the Trust, and other resources required to implement organizational goals, considering budget constraints.
  • Advises the Board on agenda items needed for discussion at quarterly Board meetings and provides quarterly updates regarding the budget, progress, and operations. Assists Board Members in activities as they pertain to Baker Hunt.
  • Creates outreach opportunities and fosters and maintains positive and productive relationships with students, teachers, volunteer groups and the community.
  • Serves as point of alignment for various elements of the strategic and cultural plan and supports Board members with the continuing development and implementation of their Strategic Plan responsibilities.
  • Directs marketing and development activities and acts as spokesperson and media contact for the organization.
  • Identifies ongoing sources and opportunities of funding and leads the organization in developing and implementing fundraising plans.
  • Take a lead in class organization and registration to ensure adequate utilization of Baker Hunt resources and facilities and creation of new programs that respond to the changing needs of students.
  • Manages financial A/R and A/P activities in respect to established and approved budget guidelines.

Experience:  5 years progressive, management/administration or equivalent experience managing a small business.  Connection to the arts in some way is preferable.

Education:    Minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

 

Applications Close June 3.  Please email your resume, with cover letter, and references to karen@bakerhunt.org.

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