General Manager

Organization: Albany Park Theater Project
Category: Administrative
Type: Full-time

General Manager

Apr 1, 2019

Job Title: General Manager

Supervised By: Producing Artistic Director

Employees Supervised: full and part-time staff, independent contractors, production team contractors

Classification: Exempt, Full time, Salary

Organizational Overview Albany Park Theater Project creates transformative experiences that forge an inclusive community of youth artists, adult artists and audiences to envision and build a more just, equitable and joyful world. APTP’s teen ensemble members - mostly young people of color from immigrant families - and adult artistic team collaborate to create world-class theater that amplifies and illuminates the voices and experiences of our immigrant and first-generation community. Our creative process prepares and propels teens to lead civically engaged and choice-filled lives. Our performances foster empathy, humanize challenging social issues, encourage new ways of seeing the world, and inspire action.

Opportunity The General Manager position offers an opportunity for a gifted arts administrator to find an artistic home – a place where they can bring their developed nonprofit management skills to a space that truly values their expertise and perspective, that is both well-resourced and stable but also risk-taking and incredibly ambitious. APTP is serious about nourishing and supporting its administrative staff and artists and provides a space to be challenged and grow within an atmosphere of a close-knit team

Position Overview The General Manager role offers a highly organized, energetic, self-directed, and collaboration- minded individual the opportunity to oversee the finance, administrative, operations, HR, facilities, information technology, and entrepreneurial aspects of a company that has broad reach and an established reputation in the theater, youth, community building and social justice sectors. The general manager role supports APTP’s work to create ground-breaking, multidisciplinary performances rooted in the lived experience of immigrant communities and driven by the Albany Park Theater Project mission of social justice and enriching the cultural vitality and quality of life in the Albany Park neighborhood as well as throughout Chicago.



Management (Approximately 15% of the position):

Human Resources (approximately 20% of the position):

Production Administration (approximately 15% of the position):

Facilities (approximately 15% of the position):

Financial Management (approximately 15% of the position):

IT, Administration, and Operations (approximately 15% of the position):

Youth Development (approximately 5% of the time):




Albany Park Theater Project seeks a well-rounded administrator/nonprofit management professional who is enthusiastic about contributing to a progressive arts and youth-development organization. They will be relationship-focused, trustworthy, and flexible. They will be goal-oriented and committed to the full mission and vision of APTP, with experience in organizations doing theater, youth development, and social justice work.


Education and Skills




Please submit your resume, accompanied by a cover letter that explains why you are qualified for this position and your interest in working at Albany Park Theater Project. Use the opportunity to share something of yourself that we won’t get from your resume alone. Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary range requirement to write your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME in the Re: subject line.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The General Manager is an employee at will, meaning that either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time by written notice to the other. Nothing in this job description is to be deemed to create a contract of employment for a specific period of time.