The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University seeks a full-time Managing Director.
The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University seeks a full-time Managing Director. Founded in 2012 by co-directors Derek Goldman and Amb. Cynthia Schneider with a mission to harness the power of performance to humanize global politics, The Lab is a joint signature initiative of the School of Foreign Service and Georgetown College.
The Lab has emerged as a leader in the field, presenting world-class performance projects from around the globe including the biennial citywide Festival CrossCurrents; creating and touring original productions; partnering with leading theaters (Kennedy Center, Public Theater, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth etc.), embassies, and cultural organizations in Washington DC and beyond; playing a leadership role in national and global theater networks (TCG, ITI etc.); hosting a Global Fellows Program with pathbreaking artists from around the world, and convening forums that bring artists and policymakers together around critical issues (migration, climate, public health, polarization etc.).
Working closely with the faculty CoFounding Directors, the Managing Director will provide strategic direction and administrative management for The Lab, serving as lead producer on Lab programming and special events, and supervising other Lab staff members and student employees.
The MD will manage the Lab’s business and financial operations, coordinate grant applications, manage existing grants, oversee development and fundraising tasks, and help shape and implement the marketing /communications plan. We seek candidates with a minimum of 5 years experience in arts management, exceptional leadership and written/ verbal communication skills, and a strong connection to the Lab’s mission.
The Lab is deeply committed to diversity and Georgetown is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits package. Apply at: https://apptrkr.com/1884141