Executive Director
Jeanne Goodrich

Human Resources Director
Jerilyn Gregory

Board of Trustees

Keiba Crear, Chair
Michael Saunders, Vice Chair
Randy Ence, Secretary
Ydoleena Yturralde, Treasurer

Kelly Benavidez
Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod
Marilyn Francis Drake
Sheila Moulton
Felipe A. Ortiz
Robin Wadley-Munier

Programming and Venues Manager

$75,910.85 to $103,894.75 Annually*

Full salary range: $75,910.85 to $103,894.75 Annually*

LOCATION:

Service Center, 7060 W. Windmill Ln. Las Vegas, NV 89113

OPENING DATE:

Friday, September 06, 2013

CLOSING DATE:

Friday, October 11, 2013

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:

 

WM13-068-R1 Revised Closing Date

THE POSITION:

This is a full-time (40hours per week) position. Selected candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include weekends and some evenings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree required; increasingly responsible work experience in the Performing Arts or events management field, some of which includes managing support functions of performing arts spaces, technical production, program coordination, budget control and public relations; demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff, and possess strong leadership and management skills that include the ability to effectively communicate to diverse groups, and develop and maintain positive relationships with library customers, vendors, partners, Library District staff and management; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.Must possess, or have the ability to obtain and maintain, a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire Please note: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 W. Windmill Ln., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is each applicant´s responsibility to ensure completed applications for this position are received in the Human Resources Department by Friday, October 11, 2013.

NOTE:

To receive credit for completed college coursework and/or completion of a college degree, applicants must include a copy of all transcripts or other documentation along with their application for employment. Applications received without such proof of educational achievement WILL NOT be considered. Applicants that wish to be notified by e-mail may legibly write their email address on the bottom of page (1) of their application.

Applications received after 5:00 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversees and ensures the efficient operation of the Scheduling and Programming Services Department, and the Technical and Production Services Department. Stays abreast of new trends, innovations, and safety issues in the field of scheduling and production services; attends training activities related to the latest innovations and practices in the field. Handles internal and external work politics effectively; and leads, motivates and ensures that staff maintains a professional demeanor. Performs planning, development and implementation tasks in the coordination of broad program activities and services such as theater, music, dance, workshops, lectures, community-wide programs, festivals, adult reading incentive programs, and author and literacy programs. Coordinates and monitors the public and staff use of library branch venues including Performing Arts Centers and meeting spaces. Ensures that facilities are welcoming and vibrant spaces for audiences and user groups. Establishes guidelines and participates in external partnerships, and reviews and approves programming partnership applications. Coordinates, maintains and manages a master calendar of events that includes Library District programs and external user group events. Compiles and submits appropriate marketing, promotion and public relation programming activity requests that may include writing draft copy for collateral materials. Reviews, verifies and approves rental applications for facility use. Monitors and ensures training of the Technical and Production Services Department in the operation of theater equipment such as audio, video, lighting, rigging and stage production equipment. Develops and implements theatrical equipment use and maintenance guidelines. Prepares planning documents in support of Library District initiatives including developing goals, objectives and measurements for assigned departments; and compiles, interprets, evaluates and reports data. Resolves a wide range of routine and non-routine issues and difficult situations including mediating between external and internal users and departmental staff; and interprets policies, procedures and guidelines with potential and current user groups and Library District staff and management. Supervises subordinate staff including scheduling, training, working with staff to correct deficiencies, disciplining, and completing appropriate employee documentation. Directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff. Conducts routine maintenance and safety inspections of library branch venues and Performing Arts Centers; and ensures that venues are maintained in accordance with related safety standards in coordination with the Library District’s Safety, Health and Security Coordinator. Prepares, submits, and summarizes various routine and non-routine reports. Prepares, submits and maintains assigned departmental budget and adheres to established Library District objectives in such. Exercises decision making skills in programming and technical coordination, staff issues, equipment malfunction and repair, client issues and budget evaluation. Prepares and reviews a variety of records and reports to include funding requests and professional services invoices, monthly reports, billing invoices, and facility use statistics and reports Develops, interprets, and implements Library District and Department policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all pertinent federal, state and local laws, regulations, and codes as well as all Library District policies and procedures. Ensures the set-up of event materials and facilities, the preparation and display of community information notices, and provides instruction to staff on such when needed. Interacts extensively in person, over the telephone, and electronically in the general correspondence with Library District staff and management, outside agencies, user groups, performers, vendors and the general public. Responds to public and staff inquiries and complaints in a courteous and timely manner. Utilizes a variety of electronic devices, resources and software programs including e-mail, the Internet and social media. Attends or conducts staff and other miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at various meeting sites within the Library District and/or offsite. Conducts presentations to staff, Administration, Board of Trustees and community groups as needed. Participates on interview panels and selects staff for assigned departments. Maintains positive communication between branch staff, other departments and Library District Administration. Operates office equipment including but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine. Operates Library District vehicle. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces; working in high places (30+ feet); frequent bending, reaching and stooping; working in confined spaces; climbing ladders; walking on cat walks; frequent lifting, carrying, or moving items of moderately heavy weight (20 - 50 pounds); occasional lifting, carrying, or moving of very heavy items (100 pounds or over); the complex operation of shop equipment requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both; the sustained operation of such devices associated with equipment used to perform tasks required of the position; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, color perception, depth perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.

THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call 702.507.3501.

PROUD PROMOTER OF DIVERSITY IN EMPLOYMENT