Job posting: Executive Director, Chicago Dance History Project, Chicago Loop

17 Aug 2023 4:00 PM | Janet Olson (Administrator)

Executive Director, Chicago Dance History Project, Chicago Loop

Full time; Salary range $65,000-75,000 commensurate with experience

Chicago Dance History Project (CDHP), a Chicago-based non-profit producer of Chicago dance oral histories and a repository of company and artist archives, seeks a creative and dynamic Executive Director to guide expansion of our oral history collections and broaden our public engagement.

Job Description:

The E.D. is responsible for administration and programming, staffing, Board support, and will represent CDHP in the local and national arts, culture, and funding arenas. The ideal candidate will also have experience in grant-writing, and/or an interest in interviewing, audio/visual production, and digital preservation. Knowledge of CMS software also a plus.

Experience required: 3 years of experience in leadership and/or fundraising role(s)

Standard paid holidays and health benefits. Early October start date ideal. Send letter and resume to Interim Executive Director Kelly Kleiman at No calls, please.

Deadline to apply: September 15, 2023

CDHP seeks a diverse applicant pool and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability or age. Candidates of color strongly encouraged to apply.

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