Executive Director- Eisemann Center, City of Richardson

Arts Consulting Group

Richardson, TX 75082




Mar 28, 2022

Reporting to an Assistant City Manager, a successful Executive Director will build upon the twenty-year history of the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in creating a venue that showcases not only the arts in Richardson but also the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Executive Director will develop, implement, and manage day-to-day operations and staffing for the facility and serve as an ambassador for the facility and the City of Richardson and for all the arts in Richardson. The Executive Director will work to achieve a balance in providing a location for local arts performances while also serving as a presenter for innovative and relevant arts performers to display their talents for audiences to enjoy. The Executive Director will lead staff in providing superior customer service while managing the operation in an efficient and effective manner.

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Bachelor’s degree in arts, theatre, arts administration, business, marketing, or related fields required. Seven years of experience required in fields directly related to arts/theater facility administration, business, or related field, plus a minimum of two years of management experience in the same field(s). Must be computer literate in word processing and data manipulation software; literacy in event scheduling software preferred. Extensive knowledge required of recruiting and producing events, event planning and support functions, marketing, and sales strategies, booking procedures, and budget management. Knowledge of public administration preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to make effective public presentations. Must be skilled in coordination, negotiation, and community interaction. Must have excellent skills in decision-making, planning, and organization. Must function effectively and independently as well as within a team environment. Must maintain mental focus throughout all assigned activities.





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