This is a supervisory position with the Parks Department, and will serve as the supervisor of the Parks Theater Program, the Looby Theater, and the Black Box Theater. This positon is responsible for coordinating, establishing and directing programming for all ages that offers recreation and training in drama and theater.
Metro's Parks and Recreation Department has something for everyone through its variety of strategically placed facilities and programs. Parks offers cultural arts and fitness classes, dog parks and nature programs and 16,000 acres of open space, including 121 parks and 19 greenways. Ice hockey, sports leagues, art galleries and much more are among the offerings. An active and fun place where there is always something going on, Parks might be just the place for you.
Organizing, planning, coordinating, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating diverse theatrical programs in all Metro Park facilities
Recruiting, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating the Theater staff
Coordinating, establishing and directing theatrical programming that offers recreation and training in theater
Coordinating organization, supplies, schedule registrations and staff to best utilize resources for maximum effect
Observes classes and programs conducted by staff members to evaluate total effectiveness of both the program and the instructor.
Seeks funding for programs through alternative funding sources.
Participating in the planning and coordination of workshops and in-service training programs for staff and trains new employees in the cultural arts division.
Creating a system of classes and curriculum guidelines that leads to progression in programs in a variety of styles that reach a diverse population.
Reviewing and adjusting system for technical Theater needs including storage, designing and building, and inventory
Supervising the use of Looby Theater and CPAS Black Box Theater for in-house programs and use by other groups
Continuing and creating partnerships with various support organizations and universities to create programming in all Metro Parks Facilities
Supervising and recruiting guest instructors to expand theater classes and instruction.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years experience teaching or working in Theater, including two (2) years experience organizing theatrical/drama classes or programs.
Valid Driver License
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the methods of planning, developing, and coordinating, producing and teaching aspects of Theater
Ability to lead and organize a theater program
Ability to implement short and long-range goals
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to 615-862-6640.
Metropolitan Government Of Nashville & Davidson County