Vice President of Operations

Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Nashville, TN

Business & Professional Services , Events

Position Description / Responsibilities

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is in search of a Vice President of Operations to join our team!

Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) values staff diversity and actively encourages people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, perspectives, skills, and stories to advance our nonprofit mission and enrich our organizational culture.

TPAC is a nonprofit performing arts organization and cultural anchor providing enriching arts experiences for all ages, empowering lifelong arts education programs, artistic expression reflective of our community, arts connections for the local economy, and sustainable support for professional resident companies and local artists.


The VP of Operations provides leadership and strategic direction for the Operations department that is tasked with the planning and execution of performances and events in the facility. The ideal candidate will bring operational acumen to the entire organization with a focus on event excellence, fiscal responsibility, safety and security advocacy, exceptional patron and artistic experiences, and creative contributions to organizational growth initiatives.

This role is a member of the Senior Leadership team and responsible for the direction of the following areas: Security and Safety, Technical Services, Event Management, and Food and Beverage.

The VP of Operations shall create an atmosphere of service throughout the organization that promotes teamwork as employees work to achieve common goals that support the overall mission.

Primary Responsibilities

The responsibilities listed above are not all inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned.

Position Requirements


Highly Desired

Application Instructions

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To be considered, candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Denise Minatoya and James Timm

TPAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of the employment process will be merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.

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