Job Opening - Operations Director


The Blue Devils are hiring an Operations Director. Below is a summary of the job description. If you are interested you can mail or email your resume to
David Gibbs
Executive Director
The Blue Devils
4065 Nelson Ave
Concord, CA 94520
Job Description

Background: Founded in 1957, BD Performing Arts is one of the world's premier non-profit organizations supporting a variety of youth programs in the performing arts. While many schools in Northern California have been forced to make severe cutbacks in musical education, BD Performing Arts seeks to provide youths age 7-22 with an environment of world-class instruction in performance ensembles ranging from a variety of dance-related activities, to an elite youth symphony, and competitive drum & bugle corps. BD Performing Arts programs are consistently recognized for their excellence on an international level.

These groups are financed through the diligent management of revenue-generating activities ranging from traditional sources such as grant solicitation, development efforts, fundraising, and sanctioned bingo events, to more entrepreneurial ventures such as event entertainment design services and a growing professional performer talent agency.

Role / Responsibilities: The Operations Director is responsible for the efficient performance and growth of all income generating activities, and reports directly to the Executive Director (the top operating post). The Operations Director manages many aspects of the day-to-day operation of the organization, and will implement practices that are consistent with the strategic direction set by the Executive Director and the organization's Board of Directors. The Operations Director is expected to manage 5-10 individuals to support these activities.

Employment: The Operations Director is a salaried position with compensation commensurate with the experience level of the candidate. In addition, the Operations Director will receive a full package of benefits. (health, dental and 403(b) retirement plan).

Qualifications: Training, education, and/or experience in the following areas are highly desirable: financial management; accounting; business operations; transportation; facility management; youth development; previous marching member and/or staff position in a performing drum & bugle corps. Degree in Business Management preferable. Evidence of leadership capabilities.

Areas of Supervision:
  • Legal Affairs
  • Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Bookkeeping and Payroll
  • Financial Management
  • Building and Grounds
  • Practice Facilities Operation and Maintenance
  • Office Staff and Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources – Employee Relations
  • Bingo

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