Position: Operations Manager
The AAAC office is a public, energetic, and dynamic environment, where a large number of people visit and engage, who have a variety of needs and interests. The OM should feel comfortable in an extremely social setting, and understand the needs of artists in business, as well as the needs of visitors to the area who are seeking arts and culture, and be ready to serve as a host, as well as to direct inquiries for program participants.
The AAAC staff and board is a community, and maintains a culture of creativity and authenticity, as well as a very high standard of work integrity and accountability. We serve to enhance Buncombe County’s cultural health, and therefore support each other in the same way, and build relationships in the community based on our organizational values of sustainability, collaboration, innovation and the transformative power of the arts. We value a working environment in which staff can be creative, mutually supportive, responsive, and in which we can learn from one another while upholding a powerful professional standard. We care a lot about what we do, and we are looking for people who feel the same.
The AAAC Operations Manager’s role is to provide support services for the operation of the organization including programs, and for the effective function of the AAAC’s Grove Arcade facility. The OM works directly with the Executive Director in support of the organization’s business and programmatic relationships, ensuring that contracts and accounts are up to date and are in alignment with the organization’s budget, mission, and strategic plan. The OM is the point person for the organization’s communications, and ensures that the community knows about, and understands, the AAAC’s programs and services. The OM is the public liaison at the AAAC’s Grove Arcade facility, working with visitors, members, and volunteers, and helping connect all our constituents to our services. The OM can express the value of the AAAC’s programs to all constituents, and works closely with program managers providing crucial support and ensuring a functional organizational infrastructure. The OM will coordinate time management internally, and will help other staff to have the equipment, supplies, and information needed so that their programs and events can run smoothly in coordination with the organization’s overall systems.
If you are interested in joining our organization, please see the full job description and application links below.
Detailed Job description: http://ashevillearts.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/AAAC-Operations-Manager-Job-Description-9.15.pdf