Deadline to apply: November 11, 2019
Salary: $63,878 to $92,623 annually
This is a First Opportunity recruitment opportunity. We are only accepting applications from residents who live within the First Opportunity Target Area (FOTA) and meet the qualifying annual household income limit.
The Director of Education & Community Engagement is responsible for the development and implementation of Portland’5 Centers for the Arts’ programs that educate and engage the community in the arts.
Work is creative and involves assessing community needs and artistic resources to create programs that further P5’s mission and serves diverse interests and communities. Work involves considerable public contact with artists, and traditional and non-traditional audiences and is characterized by attention to detail, independent judgment, coordination of multiple tasks, collaboration with others, and maintenance of high standards of customer service.
This position reports to the P5 Executive Director and serves on the P5 executive team. This position also leads Portland’5s racial equity work.
Portland’5 Centers for the Arts is a leader in expert venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish Theatre, the Newmark Theatre and the Dolores Winningstad Theatre. Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, it is among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1,000 performances and 800,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 700 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland’5 have showcased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children’s theatre, lectures, dance and much more.
Portland’5 is operated by Metro and managed by the Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commission (MERC). For more information about Portland’5 visit www.portland5.com.
At Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Theater, or Arts from an accredited college or university
- A minimum of five years of related experience
- Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the classification duties and responsibilities.
To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume and 4) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position.
Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.oregonmetro.gov/FOTA →