Executive Operations Director

Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Posted: 7/11/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Administration/Operations

Primary domain: Arts, Culture and Humanities

City: Arlington Heights

Postal code: 60005

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Organization Information:


Not Available



Mission statement:

Mission Statement

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre provides professional entertainment and arts education, enriching our community.

Vision Statements
  • Lead our community as an exceptional performing arts and education center
  • Create an artistic, educational and collaborative home for performers, students and audiences members
  • Make the arts accessible to our broad and diverse community
  • Cultivate lifelong appreciation and involvement in the arts
  • Integrate the arts into the lives of our students, audiences and community members

Position Details:

Job Description:

Do you have a solid business background and a passion for the performing arts?  Then maybe the Metropolis Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is the place for you! Located in downtown Arlington Heights, IL, Metropolis is one of the Northwest Chicago suburb’s leading venues for quality entertainment ranging from a Main Stage subscription series to rock, country, comedy, and cabaret concerts. The complex is home to a 329 seat theater, four classrooms and thirteen music studios.

We are growing!! We need to expand our staff by adding an Executive Operations Director (EOD) so that our Executive Artistic Director (EAD) can focus more on the creative elements of running the organization.  The day to day responsibilities involve managing the staff, operational and strategic elements of our IT, Marketing, HR, Accounting/Finance, and Development Departments, along with the School of Performing Arts.



We are looking for an experienced leader in a non-profit environment who thrives in a fast-paced culture.  More specific requirements of the position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, (Master’s Degree a plus)
  • A minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated non-profit leadership and management experience with progressive responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with board members, donors, staff and administrators
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong financial management skills and analytical abilities
  • Previous fundraising and/or marketing experience preferred


Not Specified


$75k - 90k

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications. Please include "Executive Operations Director" in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please. Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.   


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