Director of Finance and Operations

Santa Barbara
Full Time
Arts & Lectures, UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara, Arts & Lectures

Director of Finance and Operations 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Directs all financial, personnel and administrative operations of Arts & Lectures
  • Management of Arts & Lectures finances and endowment funds
  • Report on financial performance (complex) and develop economic forecasts
  • Create and implement strategic financial, personnel, and operational plans
  • Supervise a staff of three and direct contractors and vendors
  • Oversee contracting with artists’ representatives, professional services and facilities
  • Develop, document and implement departmental policies and procedures

About You 

  • Thrives in a flexible, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Able to represent A&L to influential donors, artists, thinkers
  • Collaborates well with executive leaders and university administrators
  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 4-6 years of experience in financial, personnel and administrative operations

About UCSB Arts & Lectures

For 65 years, Arts & Lectures’ mission has been to educate, entertain and inspire the UC Santa Barbara campus and community. We envision a future in which Santa Barbara is a hub for arts, ideas and innovation; where curiosity and discovery are indispensable and accessible to all. A&L is a $10m organization with a $30m endowment that presents ~150 events annually and an education program serving more than four hundred thousand community members annually. 

Join an executive team in a small and dynamic organization that engages with today’s leading artists and creators including: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, President Joe Biden, Malala Yousafzai, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Jane Goodall, and Patti Smith, among others. 

View the detailed description of job duties, and apply online at Job # 34141.

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