Vacancy Type: SPA
Is Internal Transfer Only: No
Time Limited?: No
Title: University Program Specialist
Band Level: Contributing
Working Title: University Theatre Program Specialist
Salary Range: $31,888 – $73,719
Anticipated Hiring Range: $38,000-$44,000
Salary Grade Equivalency: 67
Position Number: 00041315
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8-5 some evening and weekends as needed
Department: 248901 – University Theatre
Job City & State: Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
University Theatre is NC State’s volunteer student theatre and is located in Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA). As a non-majors program, we provide the opportunity for all students at NC State to participate in theatre. We produce 4-6 productions each academic year and a three-show summer Theatrefest, and instruct classes in theatre, (including those in the theatre minor). University Theatre also operates the facilities of Thompson Hall and Stewart Theatre for the benefit of events by academic, administrative and student organizations and non-campus clients.
Essential Job Duties:
This position is responsible for business, communications, marketing, and public relations operations for the University Theatre. This includes continuous evaluation of the program’s business policies, practice, and personnel for effective delivery to students and clients.
The position plans and executes marketing and communications promoting the program’s activities to the university community and to the public patrons through electronic, email, print and social media platforms. The position serves as the departmental liaison with the Arts NC State Marketing Director to assure planning and implementation of the program’s marketing and communication plans. In coordination with Arts marketing and outreach personnel, the position develops and implements strategies to engage and strengthen relationships with faculty, staff, students and community partners.
The position also serves as the departmental business officer by overseeing departmental payroll, budgeting, accounting, bookkeeping and financial reporting as well as process and route artist and vendor contracts.
The position is expected to manage and execute special projects (including meetings, multimedia projects and student and public events); research, write, manage and track programming grant; and serve as the department liaison with Contracts & Grants.
In coordination with Associate and Assistant Directors in University Theatre, the position will develop and implement program assessment (including development of assessment tools, compilation and analysis of data and generation of reports).
Position may write or administer grants, coordinate technology, marketing and fundraising activities with Arts NC State. Position may help with development of classroom resources in the Moodle online environment. In coordination with Associate and Assistant Directors, may help to develop and implement program assessment including development of assessment tools, compilation and analysis of data and generation of reports. Serve on university committees as available.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or and equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Departmental Required Skills:
Strong computer skills, financial knowledge of revenue, expenses and budget planning. Familiarity with theatre activities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to plan, evaluate, recommend action. Must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with multiple levels of internal staff, external customers, and students. Event planning, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, web development, electronic, social and traditional media and database development.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelors degree with three to five years of experience in program administration, marketing and business.
Required License or Certification: N/A
In addition to your application, please attach a resume, a cover letter, and provide and contact information for references. NOTE: Two writing samples used in marketing or public relations-type activities: press release, blog post, web page content, or a feature story are optional, but will be required if selected for an interview.
Job Open Date: 12/08/2014
Must Be Open Until (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.): 12/15/2014
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?: No
Proposed Hire Date: 1/05/2015
Alternate Option: If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
p. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
p. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this position?(Open Ended Question)
- * If you learned about this vacancy from “other source” or “other website”, please provide the source.(Open Ended Question)
- * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the University Program Specialist position.
- Bachelor’s degree and one year of related experience
- Master’s degree or Doctorate in any field
- Associate’s degree and at least 3 years of related experience
- Combination of post-high school education and/or experience in a related area to equal at least 5 years (ex: 1 year of college and 4 years of experience)
- High school diploma/GED and at least 5 years of related experience
- Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal 9 years (ex. 1 year of high school and 8 years experience)
- None of the above
- * Are you able to lift up to 30 pounds occasionally?
- * How would you rate your level of expertise with the following: Microsoft Office Excel and Word, Adobe Creative Suite? Please rate each as beginner, competent, or master.(Open Ended Question)
- * Please describe your ability and level of knowledge with social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Blogs(Open Ended Question)
- * Please briefly describe your event planning experience.(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have experience with PeopleSoft Financials?
- * Please briefly describe your budget/account management experience.(Open Ended Question)
Application Materials Required:
- Cover Letter
- Contact Information for References
- Other Document (1)
- Other Document (2)