Managing Director

Hancock Center for Creative Arts Therapies

Hancock Center for Creative Arts Therapies is the exciting evolution of Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy which was founded in 1983. Hancock Center is expanding its focus in providing creative arts psychotherapy services to people of all ages and abilities in the greater Madison, Wisconsin, area. We work closely with local organizations and professionals, receiving referrals from public and private social service agencies, hospitals, community programs, educational facilities, and mental health providers. The non-profit organization seeks experienced leadership to help realize the strategic vision created by the Board and staff to transform society toward greater health and resiliency.

Position Details

Managing Director
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Hancock Center’s Managing Director is responsible for oversight of the organization.

Duties include assuring solid fiscal management including diversified funding streams, supervising all non-clinical staff, and working collaboratively with the Clinical Program Director to ensure the organization’s integrity and accountability. This position upholds the Hancock Center reputation and has primary responsibility for ensuring organizational goals are developed and assessed annually. The Managing Director works in partnership with the Clinical Program Director and the Board of Directors to provide the vision and leadership necessary for fulfilling the mission of the organization and advancing operations in an open, facilitative, and empowering manner.

This position is expected to work on-site from Hancock Center’s building in downtown Madison, with the potential to work remotely some days based upon a mutually determined schedule. Full-time is preferred. Hancock Center requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, recognizing exceptions for religious or medical reasons.

A full job description may be reviewed online through

Hancock Center is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants who are of color or from systematically oppressed populations are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

Summary of Qualifications

  • Management Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with individuals of diverse interests and backgrounds
  • Record of organizational leadership and follow-through
  • Prefer five years management experience in a nonprofit organization
  • Experience with nonprofit budgeting, governance, and fundraising
  • Able to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship

The salary range is $65,000-$75,000 based upon experience and compensation includes a generous benefits package.

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