Chief Executive Officer

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Escondido, CA

Reporting directly to the Foundation’s board of directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will build upon the twenty-plus year history of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido serving as an ambassador for the programming and vision for the Center. The CEO will be responsible for shaping, establishing, and implementing the Foundation’s strategic goals and expectations in several areas, including fundraising, finance, network building, artistic and educational programming, venue management, and high-level administrative functions. The CEO is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and staffing for the facility to further the organization’s mission, executing policies and operations for the implementation of all Center activities. The CEO will guide and direct multiple internal priorities to provide cohesiveness and synergy between various departments to achieve a balance in diverse programming for, and reflective of the community, while also providing access and support for local artistic organizations and events. For the full position announcement, please visit

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido provides a competitive and equitable compensation package with benefits that include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; medical, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement and a wellness program; and a retirement program. The anticipated salary range for this position is $175,000 to $200,000.
Apply via by 8/31/2022.

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