Intermedia Arts
Minneapolis, MN
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
Where to Apply
651-317-9211 //

We are Intermedia Arts, Minnesota’s premier multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural arts organization.  Our mission is to be a catalyst that builds understanding among people through art. Our work is strengthening communities through arts, artists and culture. We are a nationally recognized leader in art-based community development and creative placemaking using arts-infused strategies for more capable, healthy, and equitable communities.

We seek a Creative Leadership Operations Director to establish and implement infrastructure for and lead the operations of our dynamic and expanding Creative Leadership Programs, Creative CityMaking and the Creative Community Leadership Institute, which provide leadership training and support for changemakers working at the intersection of community change and the arts.

Responsibilities include:
-Partner with Director of Creative Leadership Strategy in planning and implementation of Intermedia Arts’ Creative Leadership programming, strategic vision, and expanding portfolio;
-Lead creation and development of administrative systems and procedures for complex and emergent programs;
-Oversee and manage Creative Leadership program execution;
-Administer human resources function for Creative Leadership programs, including supervising program staff and consultants, and recruiting new talent to fill program needs;
-Participate in creating and implementing research and evaluation processes with Director of Creative Leadership Strategy;
-In collaboration with Intermedia Arts’ Director of Strategic Alignment, build and maintain operational budget and financial monitoring and reporting systems, and other administrative procedures to accommodate programmatic growth;
-Manage financial aspects of Creative Leadership Department;
-Support and grow the Creative Leadership networks.

We seek a leader with 8+ years’ experience creating and implementing foundational operational systems and processes in a start-up or an expanding organization.  Candidates should possess deep intercultural understanding and experience in promoting social, racial and economic justice. Candidates should also have experience promoting equity and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and constituencies. A bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit administration, or related field is required, and an advanced degree is desired. Strong planning, management, administrative, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are required, as are intermediate skills in MS Office and comfort with Mac computers.  Knowledge of arts-based community development and creative placemaking preferred but not required.
We offer a highly competitive compensation plan, full benefits, and the opportunity to make an impact in an exciting and emergent field.
Interested applicants should forward their resume to  For more information, please call Red Seat* directly at 651.317.9211.  Receipt of your resume will be confirmed within two business days.
*Red Seat is an HR company, not a recruiter or employment agency, assisting us in the hiring process.

Intermedia Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply.