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Work with Chicago’s only company dedicated to the development of new musicals!
Underscore Theatre Company is looking to grow our staff and empower musical-lovers to become a vital part of the new musical theatre community in Chicago. We are thrilled to announce the open role of Executive Director as a part-time stipended staff position.
Executive Director responsibilities include:
-Oversight of operations, administration, and human resources
-Planning and managing annual budget process with the Financial Director and Board
-Ownership of annual fundraising and grant submission efforts through management of Grant Writer
-Recruiting and managing operational staff
-Managing and directing day-to-day company operations
-Leading strategic planning process in concert with the Board
-With the Artistic Director, lead the company in its efforts to diversify and to promote racial equity in all aspects of the company’s work
-Creation and oversight of all contracts, agreements, and negotiations for staff and facilities, in conjunction with the Artistic Director
-Managing paperwork for federal and state agencies
-Submitting annual federal and state tax forms
-Regularly reviewing and assessing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) goals
-Setting stipends and salaries for operational staff within budgetary limits approved by the Board
-Chairing weekly staff meetings
-Acting as responsible agent in the implementation of the Chicago Code of Conduct and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Underscore is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and encourages candidates with a passion for leading EDI initiatives to apply.
Please send your resume to Board Hiring Committee Chair Laura Stratford (email@example.com).