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DIR, DUKE PERFORMANCES
Job Title: DIR, DUKE PERFORMANCES
Job Code: 1831
Job Level: 16
Revised Date: 08/29/2007
Job Family: JF 28
Provide vision to Duke Performances while planning, directing and implementing performances, programs and events.
Plan, direct and supervise programming aspects of events, concerts, exhibitions, festivals, workshops, and performances of Duke Performances; recommend program content and format and schedule of events; negotiate with artists and coordinate arrangements and logistics of events. Also assist in planning, renovation and supervision of performing arts venues.
Plan, direct and supervise local, regional and national promotion and publicity for programs and events of Duke Performances to include writing press releases, designing and distributing ads, posters, and flyers, and granting interviews with television and radio stations; design, write and produce a quarterly newsletter; design and update website.
In conjunction with the Vice Provost for the Arts, collaborate with Department Chairs to integrate arts programming through Duke Performances with the arts curriculum. Represent Duke Performances at professional meetings and associations.
Develop programming that attracts national attention to increase the impact of arts programming on campus life. This may include, but is not limited to, commissioning new works through Duke Performances or applying for Visiting Artist Grants through the University to bring artists to Duke for longer residencies than is typical. Expand scope of programming to include presentation of international artists.
Develop and prepare grant proposals to local, state and federal funding sources. Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations; control and maintain financial records. Prepare financial and operational reports and analyses reflecting progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Interpret organizational policies and procedures, making decisions on specific operating problems.
Supervise and coordinate the work of designated employees to meet organizational objectives; recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, promotion, transfer, performance appraisal, and vacation schedules.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires analytical, communication and organizational skills acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. Master's preferred.
Five to ten years of progressive arts administration, performance management, program management, business administration experience or some combination thereof.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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