Underscore Theatre Company
Chicago, IL

Expires: 02/01/21


6000 annually

Work with Chicagos only company dedicated to the development of new musicals!

Underscore Theatre Company is looking to grow our staff and empower musical-lovers to become a vital part of the new musical theatre community in Chicago. We are thrilled to announce the open role of Executive Director as a part-time stipended staff position.

Executive Director responsibilities include:

-Oversight of operations, administration, and human resources
-Planning and managing annual budget process with the Financial Director and Board
-Ownership of annual fundraising and grant submission efforts through management of Grant Writer
-Recruiting and managing operational staff
-Managing and directing day-to-day company operations
-Leading strategic planning process in concert with the Board
-With the Artistic Director, lead the company in its efforts to diversify and to promote racial equity in all aspects of the companys work
-Creation and oversight of all contracts, agreements, and negotiations for staff and facilities, in conjunction with the Artistic Director
-Managing paperwork for federal and state agencies
-Submitting annual federal and state tax forms
-Regularly reviewing and assessing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) goals
-Setting stipends and salaries for operational staff within budgetary limits approved by the Board
-Chairing weekly staff meetings
-Acting as responsible agent in the implementation of the Chicago Code of Conduct and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Underscore is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and encourages candidates with a passion for leading EDI initiatives to apply.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Board Hiring Committee Chair Laura Stratford.


Whitney Rhodes

Executive Director



(312) 646-0975

Business Address

4609 N Clark Street

Chicago, IL 60640

Posted: 12/17/2020 19:50:59 EST

Last Updated: 12/17/2020 22:00 EST

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