Executive Director Opening

Urban Media Arts (“UMA”), formerly known as MATV –Malden Access Television, invites applications for the position of Executive Director. Ron Cox, who has served UMA/MATV as its Executive Director since 2006, is retiring in 2022. The anticipated employment starting date for this position is in April, 2022.

Applicants must submit:

  • A detailed letter of introduction (describing the degree to which their experience, knowledge
    and skills match the identified duties and responsibilities, minimum employment standards
    and requirements, and desirable experience and skills of this position);
  • A current resume;
  • A statement regarding the applicant’s salary and benefits requirements; and
  • At least three professional references with telephone numbers.

Submit the application materials described above — as PDF format attachments to an e-mail
message — to The Buske Group, c/o Randy VanDalsen (randy@thebuskegroup.com).
The Buske Group has been contracted by UMA to assist in the Executive Director search.
Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM (EDT) on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Summary

Established in 1988, UMA is responsible for the management and operation of the Public, Education and Government (PEG) Access channels for the City of Malden. UMA has received dozens of national awards for its programming and services. The organization offers TV/video production resources, media education workshops, citizen journalism, podcasting, multimedia storytelling, a physical and virtual art gallery, a community reading program, and networking opportunities, both online and in-person. UMA completed a rebranding process in 2021, moving from a traditional PEG access facility to an urban media arts operation.

UMA’s mission is to connect community, promote civic engagement, and nurture arts and culture by offering media resources, training, creative opportunities, events, and networking.

The anticipated employment starting date for this position is in April, 2022.

The annual salary range is $80,000 – $95,000, commensurate with experience, within the framework of UMA’s annual operating budget. A benefits package is included, and relocation assistance is available.

The full job description and application instructions can be viewed and downloaded by clicking the above “Download/Print” button.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Randy VanDalsen (randy@thebuskegroup.com). The Buske Group has been contracted by UMA to assist in the Executive Director search.

Full Job Description (for print or download)

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