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Position title: Executive Director                                                                                         

Reports to: Board of Directors

Schedule:  Full time, salary dependent on work experience $36,000 - $40,000

POSITION CLOSES: February 14, 2020 at 5:00pm

The Lander Art Center seeks an Executive Director to develop central Wyoming’s premier nonprofit, visual art center. The Art Center strives to build a strong arts community in the Fremont County area. The Lander Art Center engages youth and adults in the visual arts through quality exhibitions and educational opportunities.

The Director must be an interdisciplinary, creative problem solver who oversees a wide range of projects using a variety of business skills. The Director is responsible for the financial health and management, program development and implementation, and public outreach. Programming includes art exhibitions, classes, and events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Financial Management

  • ·       Oversee accounting, budget, and established financial procedures including supervising payroll, implementation of operating budget and practices that maintain the IRS 501(c)3 designation
  • ·       Grant writing, implementation, and final reporting
  • ·       Seek new funding opportunities through grants and local, regional and national partnerships
  • ·       Develop, promote and sustain resource development plan including earned income, membership, individual donor and corporate sponsorship program, public fund drives special events
  • ·       Fosters strong member and donor relationships

Programs and Operations

  • ·       Supervise and provide leadership for LAC staff team
  • ·       Develop educational programming and coordinate events
  • ·       Schedule exhibitions and lead installation
  • ·       Lead staff in marketing strategies for education, exhibitions, and events 
  • ·       Develop and implement policies and Strategic Plan in conjunction with the Board of Directors

Public Relations

  • ·       Public face and liaison with LAC membership, gallery visitors, donors, partner organizations, funders and community in general.
  • ·       Implement public relations plan that builds the art community through diverse partnerships, increased supporters and participants
  • ·       Manage the LAC marketing strategies and materials
  • ·       Public appearance and speaking at Art Center, local community, state and national events
  • ·       Active participant of the ATLAS working group (At The Lander Arts and Sciences)

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • ·       Strong interpersonal skills and desire to work with our community
  • ·       History of successful grant writing, administration and reporting strongly desired
  • ·       Experience in the nonprofit sector a plus
  • ·       Adobe Design and QuickBooks experience a plus
  • ·       Exposure and knowledge of art techniques, history and contemporary art desirable, but you do not have to be an artist
  • ·       Capable of heavy lifting, stairs, and energy intensive work
  • ·       Work schedule includes occasional weekend and evenings for exhibition openings and special activities

Minimal travel is required within Fremont County, occasional additional travel to trainings and conferences.

To apply, please send letter of interest and résumé to Board Chair, Nancy Pieropan at

Ongoing Opportunities: 

Youth and Adult Art Instructors

Have a high skill level in the arts you want to share? The Lander Art Center continually seeks out individuals who excel in their art skills to share with our youth, teen and adult community. One day to multiple session options possible in a wide range art mediums and disciplines. To apply, please send letter of interest, résumé and references to

For more information contact LAC staff at 307-332-5772. 


Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 



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