Over the past five years, Gibney Dance has experienced phenomenal expansion and growth through the establishment of an integrated complex of sixteen spacious studios. Today, Gibney Dance Centers are the creative hub for the NYC dance and performing arts community, operating a comprehensive roster of programs and services, as well as cultivating and maintaining partnerships with some of the country’s most renowned and respected artists, presenters, and social service organizations.
GENERAL MANAGER POSITION SUMMARY
The General Manager (“GM”) is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission by planning and orchestrating the complex day-to-day administration of the organization. With an emphasis on financial planning and management, this position serves to enhance the artistic and programmatic vision of the organization with operational, financial and human resources systems. This position is a significant opportunity for an experienced professional to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well respected and growing organization. Coming into Gibney Dance during a period of extraordinary growth and change, the GM supports an organization that has maintained a steadfast commitment to its core values of inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, entrepreneurship and connection to community.
The GM is a strategic thought-partner reporting to the Artistic Director and CEO Gina Gibney (“AD/CEO”). Serving as the second in authority in the organization’s administration, the GM works closely with the senior leadership team. The GM manages the full administrative staff, including Finance, Operations & Facilities, IT, Strategic Partnerships & Rentals, and Human Resources.
The GM provides guidance and direction to a growing staff, develop adequate infrastructure to support programmatic goals, and generally guide the organization through continued growth. The GM oversees all administrative and financial functions of the organization, working closely with the CEO to develop and oversee the execution of the annual budget. Working in a highly entrepreneurial environment, the GM executes strategies to increase earned revenue and build the organization’s balance sheet and overall financial health.
At the same time, the GM keeps a sharp eye on mission, and ensure that the organization strikes a balance between service to the field and sustainability. The GM develops, implements and monitors yearly and long-term financial models and budgets, and nurtures the entrepreneurial spirit of the organization, while maintaining rigorous financial management practices and a high degree of organizational stability. The GM ensures that the requisite funds are available to support both growth and qualitative development of artistic and community-based programs and services.
The GM is a strategic and participative manager and leads and develops internal teams to support the following areas:
- Financial Management
- Operations and Facilities
- General Administration
- Staff Management and Human Resources
For a detailed job description, visit the Gibney Dance website at: https://gibneydance.org/about/
Posting Date: October 14, 2016
Deadline for submissions is open. Prompt submission is strongly encouraged.
Salary commensurate with experience.
To be considered for the position, please email the items below in one PDF-formatted file with your name as the filename toGM@gibneydance.org. Include “General Manager” as the email’s subject line. Submissions must include:
- A substantive cover letter including the following information: your interest in the position and the organization, evidence of the required experience (as outlined in the job description under “Qualifications and Experience”), the date you are available to start, and contact information for three professional references.
- A résumé outlining your educational and professional experience and salary history.
All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions sent via postal mail or fax. No calls please.
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our website at www.gibneydance.org before submitting materials for consideration. Gibney Dance will not consider submissions from applicants that do not have the required experience. Gibney Dance will not consider submissions through employment agencies or online services.