Operations Manager

Operations Manager, FABnyc

Mission:  To strengthen the cultural vitality of the Lower East Side.

Fourth Arts Block (FAB) is a nonprofit organization which supports local cultural organizations through advocacy, capacity building, resource sharing and collective organizing; sustains cultural vitality through innovative community partnerships, public and participatory programs; amplifies local culture through a range of visibility initiatives.  FABnyc is governed by a Board of Directors and has a staff of five.  Funding comes from a diverse mix of government grants, private foundations, and earned income.  The annual budget ranges from $300,000-$350,000.

Job Summary
The Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director, and collaborates on fundraising and general administration. 

  • Partner with Executive Director on grantwriting and fundraising.
  • Supervise ‘Dance Block’ staff (2 part time) in program that offers subsidized rehearsal space for dance artists
  • Manage general administration of organization

The candidate must possess the following attributes and abilities:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in nonprofit or arts management
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in grantwriting
  • Degree in arts administration a plus but not required
  • Problem solving skills, independent judgment;
  • Reliable, pays attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work well with a diverse range of people

Compensation is $40,000 plus full health care benefits and paid vacation.  

FABnyc has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender/ gender identity/ gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, or marital status.

How to Apply
Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume by email with three professional references to: (Ms.) Ryan Gilliam, ryan@fabnyc.org, with “Operations Manager” in the Subject line. No phone calls or faxes, please.