Monday, March 4, 2013

Bee Vradenburg Foundation seeking new ED

Posted By on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Today, the Bee Vradenburg Foundation announced that it's officially seeking a new executive director, after longtime ED Susan Edmondson departed for the Downtown Partnership last week.

Bee Vradenburg Foundation

In the interim, trustee Kathleen Fox Collins will serve in Edmondson's old spot, and be reachable via voicemail at 477-0185 or directly at 660-1010 or 473-4738, or via e-mail at

For those interested in the position permanently, here are the details:

The Executive Director of Bee Vradenburg Foundation will be an experienced self-starter with a strong background in the arts and nonprofits. The ideal candidate should possess the skills outlined in the job description as well as the following attributes the board views as essential to this strategic leadership; respect for artistic freedom and the artistic process; a servant's attitude with respect to grantees and volunteers; optimism and a can-do attitude for working within the community and among artists and arts organizations. Approximately 50 percent of the position's duties involve grants management and administrative functions; the remaining 50 percent comprises leadership on key community initiatives and projects. The Board of Trustees is particularly interested in candidates with a strong understanding of the history of the arts in the Pikes Peak region and a vision for the role of the arts as a vehicle for change in the community.

Please click HERE to download the complete job description and application instructions.

No phone calls, please. Thank you!

For more on Edmondson's new post, read this blog and column.

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