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Circus Center San Francisco Executive Director Position

Circus Center San Francisco is seeking a dynamic and energetic Executive Director to lead the organization and ensure the successful implementation of its Strategic Plan. The Executive Director will manage operations and lead a culturally diverse teaching staff committed to professional and recreational students, adults and youth alike. The Executive Director will also be responsible for ensuring successful efforts in fund raising, community and public relations, marketing and performance productions.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate individual with an engaging personality, a sense of humor, and the ability to establish and build trust within a broad range of constituencies.

Circus Center is a premiere circus organization with a vibrant and committed community that encompasses a professional and recreational circus arts school, professional clown program, professional performing company, a youth performing company and an outreach program. With a budget of $2M, the school has programs and classes at all levels in acrobatics, flying trapeze, hand-balancing, contortion, juggling, teeterboard, wire-walking, clowning and anything in the air, upside down, backwards and seemingly impossible.

A minimum of five years senior management experience in education, non-profit or the private sector, with a strong preference for performance arts is expected. A Bachelorís degree required, a Masterís degree or equivalent is preferred.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the Chair of the Search Committee at edsearch@circuscenter.org. Position open until filled.