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Dan Streible <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 11 May 2000 13:50:37 -0500
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The Columbia Film Society (CFS) seeks Executive Director with experience
and proven potential as a manager, communicator, fund-raiser, leader, and
team player. Extraordinary opportunity to have an impact on the community
arts scene. Responsibilities include: working with the Board and other
staff to establish goals and plans for new and existing programs, leading
and motivating staff and volunteers to achieve these plans, raising and
managing an annual budget of $180,000, and overseeing community outreach
and volunteer development.

The ideal candidate will have: excellent organizational and management
skills; experience in grant-writing, fund-raising, and administration for
non-profit arts organizations; an ability to recruit and motivate
volunteers; strong writing and communication skills; and experience in
media arts.

The CFS is an exciting, well-supported grassroots organization that seeks
to provide films and videos in a context stimulates community debate and
artistic appreciation. Founded in 1979 as a non-profit media arts
organization, the CFS operates a repertory film theater
( and sponsors a variety of education programs,
including visiting media artists, community forums about social issues
raised by films and videos, and courses in media production. Staff
includes Education Director, Theater Manager, and four part-time employees.

The excellence of our culturally-diverse programming has been
well-recognized in the region, and our recent emphasis has been on becoming
a recognized community center for media literacy and media arts education.
The metropolitan area has a population of 500,000 and includes the
University of South Carolina (25,000 students) and the state government.

Immediate opening. Salary starts at $22,000-25,000 (depending on
experience) for a full-time position, plus health insurance and annual
leave. The CFS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
Send a resume and three references to David Whiteman, President, via fax
(803-254-0299) or e-mail ([log in to unmask]). Review of applications will
continue until the position is filled.

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