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Part-Time Opportunity for Curatorial Assistant / Arts Administrator

Margaret Mathews-Berenson and Deborah Remington Charitable Trust

Upper East Side home-office provides a fully collaborative environment where working in tandem with an experienced arts professional affords opportunities to learn about every aspect of arts management and to develop PowerPoint presentations for adult students at a prominent educational non-profit organization. Responsibilities include managing the Deborah Remington database, Instagram account, website updates, shipping and gallery contacts. Candidate will be working on two upcoming exhibitions for the artist, plus a related publication planned for 2022. Creative thinking is welcome in all aspects of this job. Good writing skills are essential. Must be well-organized, enthusiastic and dedicated to being part of this small creative team.

Familiarity with Mac systems, including Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Time commitment: Part Time. Ideally 2 days a week on premises: 10-12 hours a week.

Compensation: To be discussed; pay-scale will be based on experience and potential. #LI-DNI

 

Deadline: January 29th

How to apply: If this description matches your abilities and interest, please send a cover note, including relevant experience and why this position is of particular interest to you and your future. Be sure to include a writing sample, especially if you have had articles published in arts publications. Kindly send your inquiry via email to: Margaret Mathews-Berenson; [email protected].

Website: deborahremington.com/

826NYC Journalism Teaching Artist

About 826NYC and Write All About It:
826NYC — a Brooklyn-based writing and tutoring nonprofit — is hiring a dynamic and experienced Teaching Artist for its Write All About It program. Write All About It will provide middle school students from marginalized and under-resourced communities in Brooklyn with an ongoing, year-round journalism workshop focused on building expository writing skills, while developing students’ confidence, sense of community, and civic responsibility. 826NYC will publish student pieces on a rolling basis in an online magazine, managed via Medium.

Students enrolled in the journalism program will learn how to conduct interviews, research articles, and write compelling, factual, newsworthy stories rooted in their local community. Students will be encouraged to examine issues that impact and interest them locally, and to draw connections to national events and movements.

Overview of Position:
826NYC is seeking a Teaching Artists to design the curriculum for and lead this journalism program. Meetings will be once per week from 4-5:30pm, and will be conducted via Zoom until 826NYC resumes in-person programming, after which the program will meet in person at 826NYC’s center in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Seeking a start date as early as mid-February.

The Teaching Artist should not only be a writer with a journalism background, but also be passionate about literacy education and have experience working with students. This position will be supervised and supported by the 826NYC Director of Education. Teaching Artists will also have the support of trained volunteers, who assist students with their writing during workshop sessions. The output of this program will be the regular publication of student work via Medium. The teaching artist will be responsible for overseeing the posting process.

Reports to: 826NYC Director of Education

Supervises: Project volunteers

Duration and Hours: Weekly 90-minute sessions throughout the school year; possible extension into summer; plus planning time

Pay: $40/hr in the classroom plus $20/hr paid time for planning and training

Major Responsibilities:
– Design an age-appropriate, project-based journalism curriculum for students grades 5-8
– Facilitate each weekly session
– Communicate regularly with the Director of Education
– Oversee on-site volunteers, acting as a liaison between volunteers and students
– Coordinate the ongoing publication of student work on Medium.com
– Submit lesson plans, timesheets, reports, and other administrative documents

Desired Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
– Demonstrated excellence in journalistic writing
– Experience working with youth
– A passion to improve literacy and a deep commitment to student success
– Exceptional communication skills, both written and interpersonal
– Excellent organizational skills: ability to multi-task
– A strong work ethic, a collaborative spirit, self-starter
– Proficient with computer applications — (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
– A deep passion and commitment to the mission of 826NYC #LI-DNI

What to include in your application: 1. A cover letter explaining your approach to teaching journalism, your relevant experience, and a specific explanation of why you are interested in teaching journalism at 826NYC.

2. A resume that demonstrates your experience as a writer and educator.

3. Brief outlines of two journalism sessions for a group of students grades 5-8, including learning goals, questions for students, and activities to address learning goals. This outline should also include how you would utilize the support of volunteers during each session.

4. Two professional references.

Website: 826NYC.org

Deadline: 1/27/2021

Resident Coordinator

Interlude Artist Residency

Resident Coordinator:

Interlude Residency (Interlude), a new visual art residency dedicated to serving artists who are also caregivers, seeks a Resident Coordinator for mid June 2021 through August 2022. This is a part-time role that provides an opportunity to work directly with artists, curators, and art administrators while acquiring knowledge about program design and implementation.
The Resident Coordinator will live alongside residents in a private, newly-renovated studio apartment in an nineteenth-century farmhouse in Glenco Mills, a hamlet near Hudson, New York. The Resident Coordinator will provide on-site part-time administrative and logistical support for the residency program, as well as property management.

This is a part-time position reporting to the Residency Director. Primary responsibilities include:
+Ensuring a smooth arrival and departure for all residents
+Living on site full-time during all programming
+Coordinating community meals (3 times per week in the summer, less frequently in the Fall and Spring) and keeping the kitchen stocked with basic food supplies.
+Coordinating property maintenance and order, and cleaning with outside providers.
+Ensuring a safe and high-quality working and living environment for residents.
+Troubleshooting problems, finding solutions, and facilitating communication between artists and the Residency Director.
+Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Residency Director or Board of Trustees.

Requirements
+Extremely organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently.
+Ability to collaborate with a team comprising diverse members.
+Excellent interpersonal skills and a pleasant demeanor.
+Familiarity with art materials and interest in art practice.
+Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings.
+Comfort working and living alongside children of various ages.
+Home maintenance skills/familiarity preferred.
+Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred.

This is a part-time position that will average roughly 10 hours per week. During the summer months, the role may require up to 15-20 hours per week, with weekly hours tapering off in the shoulder season to a low of 2-5 hours per week in the off season.
The Resident Coordinator will receive housing (utilities included) in a spacious, newly-renovated studio apartment with kitchenette and bathroom, partial board, and a monthly stipend of $500.

This job is ideal for someone who is:
+Detail-oriented and clean
+Social — enjoys living and working alongside interesting people from different backgrounds
+Likes children
+Adaptable/flexible — enjoys finding solutions to new problems
+Employed at another part time job and seeking additional income on a relatively flexible schedule
+Has a valid driver’s license and vehicle
+Handy, and familiar with the quirks and intricacies of caring for old houses
+Familiar with the Hudson area

A note about Covid-19: Covid has necessitated a delay in the start of Interlude programming from 2020 to 2021. Our top priority is the safety of residents and staff and we continue to update our plans based on latest developments in vaccine access, quarantine protocols, and travel restrictions. The Resident Coordinator will be a key part of these considerations, and we will do our utmost to ensure a healthy, safe, and productive environment for all.

To apply
Send in resume and cover letter by January 30, 2020 to [email protected]. Write “Resident Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline: January 30th

About Interlude Residency
Established in 2019 in the Hudson Valley, Interlude Artist Residency is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting a flourishing practice for visual artists who are actively parenting. Interlude provides residency stays and professional development tailored to the unique needs of these artists. #LI-DNI

Website: www.interluderesidency.com/

Development Manager

The Jazz Gallery seeks a highly organized, detailed oriented, tech-savvy, creative, experienced professional with excellent interpersonal and writing skills to create, develop and execute a fund-raising strategy to secure private and public foundation funding, individual giving, planned giving, major gifts, local and corporate sponsorships and as well as the planning and management of fundraising activities.

Requirements:
• Minimum B.A in a relevant field. M.A, a plus.
• 8+ years fundraising experience in an arts or cultural environment.
• Proven success raising funds from individuals, institutions and organizations.
• Knowledge of current trends in charitable giving as well as the NYC Community,, residents and venues.
• An entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team.
• Flexibility to work virtually with a home office (although The Jazz Gallery maintains a performance space at 1160 Broadway, the entire staff operates virtually).
• A passion for the arts and music in particular as well as the mission of The Jazz Gallery.
This is a senior staff position will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Artistic Director and the Membership Marketing Director as well as Committees of the Board of Directors.

Background:
The Jazz Gallery is NYC’s premier performance venue for emerging international artists who challenge convention, take creative risks and lead their field as performers, composers and thinkers. Through residencies, workshops and exhibitions, we provide a platform for artists to discover their unique voice and a home for established musicians to continue to experiment and grow.
The Development Manager will be responsible for managing all Jazz Gallery fundraising efforts & events including:
Private Foundation Grants:
• Maintain and foster relationships with current funders
• Prepare ongoing applications and reports for existing grants
• Research prospective matches with foundations giving to the arts
• Explore possible matches
• Orchestrate and write LOIs and grant appeals

Public Funding:
• Prepare all grant renewal applications and final reports & manage all deadlines
• Research all additional possible avenues for funding from national, state and city resources

Individual Giving:
• Create campaigns to engage high level donors in the Jazz Gallery
• Identify potential major gift donors
• Assist Executive Director and Board with cultivation
• Initiate and Manage Crowd sourcing Campaign in 2022.

Fundraising Activities:
• Work with the Committees of the Board and Executive Director to manage and produce fundraising events including annual gala, annual online auction, and salon concerts in private homes
• Conduct follow-up communication with attendees for support and donations
Communication:
• Maintain an efficient database of all donors with giving history
• Initiate follow-up correspondence with various donors and including all letters of appreciation
Local & Corporate Sponsorships:
• Identify local restaurants, hotels and other neighborhood businesses as potential advertisers on The Jazz Gallery website or other promotional material and/or donate to annual online auction or other cross promotional efforts
• Identify potential corporate sponsors and work with the Executive Director and the Cultivation Committee of the board to develop and cultivate.
Salary commensurate with experience and total hours per week to be determined.
The Jazz Gallery is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. The gallery is committed to the principle of equal employment for all and welcomes all job applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. #LI-DNI

How to Apply: Please send a resume, plus an example of writing, preferably related to fundraising or grant writing. Please also specify salary requirements (range).

Website: www.jazzgallery.org

Communications Coordinator

Organization Summary:
The Queen Sofía Spanish Institute (QSSI) is a private American 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enriching American understanding of the Spanish-speaking world. Founded in 1954 in New York City, the Institute serves as a cultural bridge between the United States, Spain, and Latin America, so that ties of friendship may be formed, mutual understanding promoted, and bonds of peace strengthened.

Job Description:
In collaboration with other team members, the Communications Coordinator develops and implements communications and public relations strategies as a passionate representative of the QSSI’s mission and target audiences. The incumbent is primarily responsible for public relations, social media content and response, database management, and overall administration.

Responsibilities & Skills:
• Support the Executive Team with execution of the overall communications, marketing, media, and outreach strategy of the QSSI.
• Press and Media Outreach: Secure a minimum of six media placements in prestigious outlets in the U.S., Spain, and Latin America. Conduct outreach to enhance public awareness of QSSI activities.
• Social Media Content Creation: Assist Executive Team in preparing and posting content for QSSI social media pages.
• Social Media Response: Monitor mentions, hashtags, and trending topics in the field. Capture and respond to followers, interactions, and inquiries on social media platforms.
• Website Maintenance: Assist in editing, updating, and creating content for the QSSI website.
• Compile social media, email, and website reports with Google Analytics and Hubspot.
• Organize and maintain patron base and photo/digital asset database.
• Provide day-to-day operational support to the Executive Team, including logistical support for all cultural programs and events.
• Attend QSSI events.

Qualifications:
• Fluency in Spanish required.
• Ability to develop and achieve strategic objectives for public relations, outreach, and media marketing strategies in accordance with QSSI’s mission.
• Knowledge of social media trends, best practices, and community management, and ability to compose and edit digital content.
• Strong speaking and public relations experience with the ability to engage and appreciate a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
• Excellent research and communication skills.
• Ability to work well collaboratively and independently, exercise discretion and independent judgment regularly, and multi-task effectively.
• Familiarity with WordPress, Hubspot, or other CRM platforms.
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, etc.), and other design tools.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
• Bachelor’s degree with at least 1–3 years of communications experience in internships or full-time positions, preferably in arts & culture nonprofits.
• Passion for the mission of the QSSI.

This role will begin immediately as a remote position until it is safe to return to our offices at 575 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10022. If not based in the tri-state area, candidates should be willing to relocate. At this time, the QSSI cannot sponsor work visas. Salary commensurate with experience. #LI-DNI

Deadline: February 1st

How to Apply: Please email CV and cover letter to [email protected] with subject line [Communications Coordinator, Your Name].

Website: queensofiaspanishinstitute.org

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

ABOUT AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS
Americans for the Arts builds recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. The vision of Americans for the Arts is that the arts are recognized as integral to the lives of all people and essential to healthy, vibrant, and equitable communities across the nation. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. Americans for the Arts has headquarters in Washington, DC and a second office located in New York, NY.

POD SUMMARY
The Resource Development Pod is responsible for generating the contributed revenue necessary to sustain the organization’s programs and operations and for developing key relationships that heighten the visibility; deepen the influence; and increase the access of Americans for the Arts to sources of future support. Pod members work to cultivate new as well as steward existing connections with foundation and corporate leaders; government funders; individual patrons; artists; and other influential thought leaders and to collectively leverage those relationships in service of the organization’s mission to advance the arts and arts education.

TEAM SUMMARY
The Development team is responsible for generating contributed revenue, building and sustaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and government donors to generate the funds necessary to support Americans for the Arts’ work. Development team members partner closely with program staff throughout the organization as well as volunteer solicitors, including board members and other donors, on the fundraising effort. Overall, Development team responsibilities include strategy development; prospect research and identification; relationship building; volunteer management; proposal and report preparation; gift processing and acknowledgement; donor benefit fulfillment; and donor stewardship.

The Development team raises both unrestricted and restricted revenue and is organized to meet those objectives. There is a unit that focuses on unrestricted revenue whose work concentrates on individual donors to the Annual Fund and there is an institutional giving unit whose work focuses on restricted revenue and works primarily with corporations, foundations, and government donors.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations plays a key role in Americans for the Arts’ institutional giving program, helping to develop and implement an overall fundraising strategy to secure new and renewed funding in support of Americans for the Arts’ mission and goals. She/he/they is part of a three-person Institutional Giving unit and is responsible for generating approximately $3 million in annual contributed revenue from corporate, foundation, and government donors. He/she/they manages a portfolio of 75 to 100 prospects and concentrates on five to six-figure gifts. The Director carries the primary responsibility for stewarding existing relationships while continuing to grow his/her/their portfolio through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new corporate, foundation, and government prospects.

This position reports to the Vice President of Development and works closely with the executive office and program staff throughout the organization. The Director works across multiple program areas within Americans for the Arts, identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding corporate, foundation, and government funders in support of a broad array of programs and services.

The Director helps to set annual benchmarks for the institutional giving program and to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy that addresses current fundraising needs while building support for future work. The Director also represents Americans for the Arts at donor meetings and at functions, where appropriate. Some travel and evening work is required.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit new corporate, foundation, and government prospects while overseeing the stewardship of existing donors.
• Develop and implement a clear annual plan for moving prospects along a path to secure and/or increase sponsorships and grants, utilizing personal visits, meetings, proposals, and other forms of outreach as appropriate.
• Write customized letters of inquiry, grant and sponsorship proposals, and concept papers; prepare local, state, and federal government grant requests and responses to RFPs.
• Write interim and final progress reports as well as other stewardship reports for donors; collaborate with finance and program staff colleagues to prepare these materials.
• Work closely with program staff to package ongoing programs and services and develop concepts and cases of support for new initiatives; this requires ongoing effort to build and maintain a thorough knowledge of Americans for the Arts’ priorities and activities.
• Play a key role in coaching program staff in how to effectively cultivate new as well as steward existing donor relationships; assign and manage prospects to program staff and support program staff in their ongoing work with those prospects; this work includes facilitating meeting logistics and follow up; preparing advance background briefings for meetings, creating contact reports, coordinating future action steps, etc.
• Support executive staff, Resource Development Committee/Board members, and volunteers in their engagement of corporate, foundation, and government donors and prospects.
• Help manage administration of current grants, including tracking proposal submission and reporting deadlines, updating internal financial tracking and audit reporting systems, collecting information from program staff, working with the finance department on grant expense reconciliation and reporting, and maintaining donors’ hard and electronic files.
• Participate in regular monthly prospect review meetings (meetings held for each department within Americans for the Arts).
• Collaborate with the Vice President of Development to project corporate, foundation and government income for the organizational budget; quarterly budget update reports; and resource development committee work as needed.
• Tracks personal assignments and activities utilizing development database systems, ensuring that assigned action steps are completed and regularly updated.
• Stay up to date on current trends in corporate, foundation, and government giving and engage in trainings and professional development opportunities as appropriate.
• Support organizational events as necessary and participate in departmental and organizational planning and organization-wide committees.
• Participate/represent development as core member of cross-program teams assembled for major initiatives.
• Represent Americans for the Arts in donor meetings and on solicitation calls.
• Assists with other departmental projects and related work as assigned by the Vice President.

QUALIFICATIONS
• A minimum of five (5) years of development experience, with at least two (2) years of corporate and or foundation work; demonstrated track record of success in securing five- and six-figure grants and in developing effective, compelling sponsorship packages and proposals.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing quality customer service to our members, stakeholders, and partners.
• Ability to maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Database experience required, experience with NetForum a plus.
• Entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as member of a team.
• Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills, including ability to anticipate problems and use judgement appropriately to plan solutions.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, mentoring, and coaching skills; supervisory experience a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of and/or an interest in the arts and arts education; experience working in the research, advocacy, community development, and policy arenas a plus.
• Strong organizational, team leadership, and time-management skills, proven ability to plan, meet deadlines, and efficiently manage multiple tasks and priorities under tight time constraints.
• Strong Personal Computer (PC) skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe; online prospect research tools including FC Search, Instrumentl, iWave, etc.; a basic knowledge of any Content Management System (CMS) and PC troubleshooting.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• This position is eligible to work from our Washington, DC or New York, NY offices.
• This position works 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday around core business hours (10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET)
• Some travel may be required

CULTURAL EQUITY COMPETENCIES
Americans for the Arts acknowledges the existence of systemic and structural biases and believes it is necessary to be strategic and intentional in pursuing cultural equity in all aspects of governance, operations, and programming. As an employee, you are expected to:

• Pursue substantive learning to achieve greater cultural consciousness by attending at least one Americans for the Arts Learning Lab per quarter and/or other professional development opportunities.
• Support adoption of best practices to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive work experience for colleagues and external partners.
• Strive to consider the people, places, and cultures that might be missing from your work and look for opportunities to increase inclusivity in all the work you do.
• Support the mission and vision of Americans for the Arts in all interactions with colleagues, members, and stakeholders.
• Encourage colleagues and external stakeholders to advance cultural equity by adhering to the standards outlined in the Staff Values & Behavior Agreement in all interactions.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Americans for the Arts believes that one of its greatest strengths is the rich diversity of its staff.

We provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender and gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, including pregnancy and childbirth, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, political belief or activity, veteran or military discharge status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law and regulations under Title VII.

The policy applies to all employment practices, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

All employees have the right to work in a workplace that is free of discrimination. Any person who believes they have been subjected to discrimination of any kind should contact their immediate supervisor or Human Resources. All complaints will be thoroughly investigated and any person violating this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. The law prohibits retaliation against any employee for reporting discrimination or perceived discrimination, or for participating in an investigation of incidents of discrimination or perceived discrimination.

BENEFITS
• Twelve days paid vacation first two years of employment, 15 days in third year and 20 days in fifth year and beyond with the ability to carryover your full years vacation to the following year
• Twelve sick days per year with the ability to maintain up to 20 days in your accrual balance
• Paid Volunteer time off
• Individual HMO Advantage health insurance, dental and optical with option to upgrade to a PPO or add dependents
• Healthcare, Dependent Care and Transportation pre-tax flexible spending accounts
A full list of benefits can be found on our website at:

https://www.americansforthearts.org/about-americans-for-the-arts/careers-at-americans-for-the-arts/employee-benefits #LI-DNI

Deadline: February 1st

How to Apply: https://americanforthearts.applytojob.com/apply/GqtZGGQ63r/Director-Of-Corporate-And-Foundation-Relations?source=NYFA

Grants Coordinator

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance is seeking dynamic candidates for the permanent part-time position of Grants Coordinator.

The Grants Coordinator oversees and administers two vital grant-making programs in Sullivan County – the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Grants and Sullivan County Arts and Heritage Grants.

As the primary manager and contact person for DVAA’s regrant and scholarship programs, the Grants Coordinator is responsible for;

• Managing the application process including but not limited to updating grant program goals, guidelines, and priorities – in keeping with NYSCA guidelines and regional priorities, conducting outreach, and providing technical assistance to potential applicants to ensure a fair and equitable application process.
• Assembling and facilitating the panel review process.
• Managing all applicant and grantee communications.
• Overseeing the production of the annual award presentation event.
• Promoting grantee activities via DVAA’s social media platforms and publications.
• Facilitating the auditing process both directly and indirectly of grantee events.
• Working with DVAA’s staff to produce Technical Assistance offerings to grantees and the larger arts community to further strengthen our region’s cultural community.

In addition, the Coordinator administers two regional scholarships – the Bodenstein Scholarship for Achievement in Music and the Stanley Segal Scholarship for the Visual Arts.

A successful candidate values the importance of service-oriented arts advocacy and has a passion for artists and Community-based not-for-profit organizations.

About DVAA
Founded in 1976, DVAA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. Located in Narrowsburg, NY, DVAA supports artists and arts organizations in the Upper Delaware Valley and throughout Sullivan County, NY. DVAA presents engaging programs in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts.

Through year-round exhibitions and performances in the Tusten Theatre and Krause Hall as well as popular annual community arts events including the Big Eddy Film Festival and Riverfest, DVAA provides access and exposure to the arts amidst engaged and passionate audiences. As the Arts Council of Sullivan County, DVAA is committed to advocating on behalf and strengthening the County’s cultural community.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Candidates should possess strong skills in the following areas:
• Communication & Organizational skills
• Marketing & Outreach experience
• Public Speaking experience
• Computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
• Flexible schedule (as some informational seminars will be held on evenings and weekends)
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable mode of transportation
• Event planning

Familiarity with the following areas will be a plus:
• An understanding of the valuable role the arts play in the social and economic fabric of Sullivan County
• Experience with MAC OS
• Experience with online submissions platforms (e.g. Submittable)
• Experience with email-marketing platforms (e.g. MailChimp or Constant Contact)
• Experience with online meeting platforms (e.g. Zoom)
• Bi- or Multi-lingual including in Spanish

SCHEDULE/COMPENSATION
This is a two-day a week on-site position*. Compensation is $20-$22 per hour (commensurate with experience), plus reimbursements for work-related travel and related expenses.

*DVAA follows COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols and is situated to facilitate periods of working from home/remotely as needed.

How to Apply: https://americanforthearts.applytojob.com/apply/KcFwj6nPex/Director-Of-Foundation-Relations?source=NYFA

Please submit a letter and resume (electronic submissions only) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue until a successful candidate is identified and selected. DVAA seeks to fill this position as soon as possible. All applications and inquiries should be directed to [email protected] The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

Deadline: February 12th

Website: www.delawarevalleyartsalliance.org

 

School Programs Manager

About the New England Foundation for the Arts:
The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) is a 501(c)3 organization with an annual budget of $8.4 million. NEFA invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation.

As an organization, NEFA values an equitable, diverse, and inclusive world, which we interpret as all people having fair access to the tools and resources they need to realize creative and community endeavors. We acknowledge structural inequities that have excluded individuals and communities from opportunities based on race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, class, age, and geography and strive to counter those inequities in our work.

NEFA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and is invested in creating an equitable and inclusive working environment and organizational culture. We are committed to hiring individuals who share, value, and support these goals, and who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. NEFA does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the Position:
The Program Administrator coordinates the operations of NEFA’s Creative Economy program and its suite of technical tools and services. NEFA’s Creative Economy program strengthens New England’s creative community by supporting its visibility as well as its connection and knowledge building – both internally among artists and creative enterprises and externally with the broader community.

The Program Administrator will take on the critical work of implementing recommendations from a recent sustainable growth planning process for NEFA’s creative economy work and CreativeGround.org, the program’s primary tool. CreativeGround.org is NEFA’s free, New England-wide online directory and research database which spotlights the region’s robust creative community and enables users to find and connect with the region’s cultural nonprofits, creative businesses, and artists of all disciplines. The Program Administrator is responsible for maintaining and supporting the enhancement of CreativeGround functionality in response to user experience and feedback and increase its use as a critical research tool and community building platform.

The Program Administrator reports to the Senior Program Director for Research and Creative Economy and works in close partnership with the Community Engagement Coordinator, Creative Economy. As a member of the Creative Economy team, the Program Administrator will administer CreativeGround and other creative economy tech platforms; support creative economy data projects; and implement processes that systematize and track the work of the team and its service to constituents. This is a mid-level, tactical operations position requiring substantial situational assessment and project management skills, experience working with websites and databases, and a strong appetite for learning and teaching new tools and processes.

This is a new position that may evolve over time.

Essential Functions – % of Time

Creative Economy Tech Administration – 35%
• Serve as the in-house site administrator of CreativeGround.org, newly upgraded to Drupal 8, partnering with Senior Program Director and website developer to resolve outstanding site issues; research and test new functionality; and coordinate ongoing site enhancements;
• Perform regular CreativeGround site maintenance duties including processing user accounts and approving profile updates, updating non-user-generated site content, and monitoring and resolving minor tech issues;
• Work with Community Engagement Coordinator to field and process constituent/user questions and feedback, triage and escalate functionality issues to site developers as needed, and test and document solutions;
• Implement the creative economy technical plan (e.g. apply guidelines and proactively find ways department can implement best practices related to accessibility standards, search engine optimization, data management, information security, and tech/data ethics);
• Monitor and suggest improvements for tools to support the New England Creative Economy Network including supporting partners’ integration of CreativeGround data into external websites through the site API, working with NEFA’s technology and data team to integrate CreativeGround with NEFA’s Salesforce instance to enhance reporting and data visualization capabilities, and collaborating with NEFA’s Communications Team to maintain the Community Initiatives database on nefa.org.

Creative Economy Data Administration – 30%
• Ensure creative economy data integrity by reviewing and cleaning CreativeGround profiles, creative economy research data categories, and other creative economy data sets;
• Track CreativeGround site usage and analyze trends, make recommendations based on data;
• Assist Senior Program Director with the training and sharing of creative economy data with local, regional, and national partners (including coordinating updates to data privacy policy, the data focus group, and training materials);
• Monitor data access by CreativeGround users, partners, and data analysts;
• Assist Senior Program Director to develop creative economy data surveys, snapshots, and visualizations to share on CreativeGround and with partners.

Program Administration – 25%
• Implement and document updates to the creative economy work plan;
• Coordinate team operations, including workflow processes and timelines for projects and meetings; track and report progress against metrics;
• Support Senior Program Director in meetings through note taking, summarizing discussions, and identifying next action steps;
• Assist with relationship management by preparing and sharing training and project materials with web developers, data users, internal staff, and advisory groups;
• Coordinate technical and data needs for creative economy workshops, meetings, and other events.

Connecting and Learning – 10%
• Represent the program and organization at conferences, meetings, performances, and other events; report on learning and outcomes;
• Participate in organization-wide convenings and events, planning sessions, and working groups.

Scope
Does this position supervise others? No

Internal/External Contacts:
Maintain and support positive relationships with CreativeGround website developer, other applicable vendors and consultants, data users, as well as with internal NEFA staff. The Program Administrator works with NEFA’s grant program staff to advance the organization’s impact in the region, with NEFA’s technology and data and communications staff to support and enhance systems coherence across the organization.

Financial/Operational Resources Impacted:
$ 30,000

Decision Making/Problem Solving:
Attain familiarity with all tools that contribute to problem-solving program technology issues and data management. Ability to interpret service requests and translate them into specific tasks or functional improvements. Coordinate and apply established guidelines to track and assist in resolving program technical and data issues; uphold internal data standards and protocols; offer input in team discussions to inform and support the team and Senior Program Director in program planning and decision making.

Minimum Starting Salary:
$ 55,000

Opportunities for Advancement:
Employees at the administrator level are eligible for promotion after two years of employment and having demonstrated satisfactory progress on performance goals as determined by their immediate supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:
• 4-6 years of experience working in a professional setting, ideally in roles with relevant work including database management and user-based website administration such as ticketing, donor/member platforms, or ecommerce;
• Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to advance multiple priorities and projects concurrently;
• Experience in web-based platform administration, ideally with Drupal or comparable system, involvement in Drupal community a plus;
• Outstanding data skills – impeccable attention to detail for data cleaning and database maintenance; familiarity and/or comfort with data analysis tools a plus;
• Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and project management software (Asana or other); familiarity with Constant Contact, Google Studio/Analytics a plus;
• Strong project management/coordination experience
• Enthusiasm for learning new tools and problem-solving;
• Highly motivated to map, initiate, and advance projects to satisfactory completion;
• Appreciation for and identification with NEFA’s mission, vision, and values and interest in engaging in work to advance NEFA’s goals, including those centering equity, diversity, intersectionality, and accessibility;
• Interest in New England’s creative community and ability to travel throughout the region.

Preferred:
• Experience liaising with website developers and providing technical support, meeting facilitation or training;
• Background in online community platforms and/or creative economy research or creative economy and creative placemaking initiatives;
• Familiarity with SalesForce and data management software.

Physical/Mental Demands:
Travel (occasional regional), stationary position, computational skills, reasoning, decision-making, detailed work, communication, organization skills, reading, processing (high capacity for input and analysis) #LI-DNI

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/school_programs_manager_education

Application Deadline: 2/16/2021
Application Instructions:
All candidates must apply using the application form at nefa.org/employment. Applicants will be asked to submit a current resume and a cover letter describing your interest in and preparedness for the role, as well as respond to a limited set of questions about relevant skills. The deadline to apply for this position is Tuesday, February 16. A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received after the deadline may not be reviewed if the existing candidate pool is deemed sufficient.

Freelance Sketch Artist

Hyde Park Mouldings, Inc.

– Strong portfolio of organic shaded drawings (leaves, flowers, fruits, wild life, etc.)
– Basic understanding of the five orders of classical architecture
– Basic understanding of ornamental decorative elements such as egg and dart; dentil molding; fluting; reeding, etc.
– Digital drawing tablet experience preferred

– Long Island residents preferred #LI

How to Apply: Email resumes, examples of your work, and hourly rate to [email protected]

Website: www.hyde-park.com

Social Media Manager

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The Social Media Manager is responsible for researching, developing, editing, and publishing original content for Cooper Hewitt’s social media channels. Reports to the Director of Communications & Marketing and may monitor the performance of contractors and interns.

MAJOR DUTIES:

Original Social Media Content Production:
• Creates original social media content suitable for publishing across all Cooper Hewitt social media platforms and channels. Content is informative, educational, entertaining, and engaging, while supporting the mission and goals of Cooper Hewitt and the Smithsonian Institution.
• Original content may include but is not be limited to, writing, photography, videography, and audio production for publishing to Cooper Hewitt’s social media channels.
• Collaborates with the Communications and Marketing team members and other Museum departments, to create unique social content products (e.g. Instagram Stories, blogs, and short videos) and other social media experiences.

Content Editing:
• Collaborates with different departments to edit Museum content for publishing to the Museum’s social media channels (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Youtube).

Content Planning and Strategy:
• Assists in the execution of a comprehensive social media content strategy under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, and in collaboration with Museum stakeholders, to ensure its effectiveness.
• Build an effective editorial calendar based on current and future Museum exhibitions and programs that is timely, relevant, and reflective of the Museum’s, mission, goals, and vision. Creates storyboards and narrative arcs to plan content for live video series on Facebook and Instagram.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Expertise as a social media content writer for diverse audiences using current and emerging technologies and multimedia content formats.
• Experience in an organization focused on Art and Design or cultural institution, using social media as a storytelling tool.
• Experience in an organization focused on Art and Design or cultural institution approaching difficult and sensitive topics in a social media setting that include subjects like race, social justice, and identity. Ability to use such topics to empower Cooper Hewitt’s audiences to contribute to a national dialog on design and art history and culture, race, and identity by including both difficult, diverse, and inclusive stories.
• Ability to serve as a writer, or producer of original digital content for a museum, blog, or cultural institution with a diverse audience with a focus on education, history, culture and the arts.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member in an environment that promotes and supports continuous change.
• Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.
• Ability to set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of Cooper Hewitt’s social content.
• Demonstrated experience with basic photo editing (Canva, Pixelmator, Photoshop).
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with audiences in a competent and professional manner.
• Demonstrated ability to learn and subsequently use new software tools and systems.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.
• Possess interpersonal and team building skills to establish and maintain productive relationships in a multi-cultural environment. This includes the ability to function within a team of diverse skill-sets that includes museum curators, researchers, educators, content producers, designers, developers, and analysts.

TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: One year full-time appointment that may be extended beyond the one year (based on performance and budget).

DUTY STATION:
• Telework is required through December 31, 2021 (and may be extended).
• Permanent Duty Station is 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128 (must be available to report to this location January 1, 2022).

SALARY: $61,742

SMITHSONIAN EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS:
TIAA 401k
Life Insurance (including Optional Life Insurance)
Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Long Term Disability
Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
Dental (Delta Dental)
Vision (Vision Services)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Commuter Benefits
Annual Leave (13 days)
Sick Leave (13 days)
Federal Holidays (10 days)
Family Friendly Leave
Family Friendly Workplace
Telework+Alternative Work Schedules
Historic and landmark offices/library and garden (New York)
Design Library
Curatorial Talks and Tours (Cooper Hewitt)
92Y Fitness Center
Employee Assistance Program
Smithsonian Network
Museum Shop (employee discount)
Free Admission to most NYC museums
Smithsonian Discounts #LI-DNI

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume (addressing qualification requirements) to: [email protected]

Director of Foundations Relations

ABOUT AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS
Americans for the Arts builds recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. The vision of Americans for the Arts is that the arts are recognized as integral to the lives of all people and essential to healthy, vibrant, and equitable communities across the nation. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. Americans for the Arts has headquarters in Washington, DC and a second office located in New York, NY.

POD SUMMARY
The Resource Development Pod is responsible for generating the contributed revenue necessary to sustain the organization’s programs and operations and for developing key relationships that heighten the visibility; deepen the influence; and increase the access of Americans for the Arts to sources of future support. Pod members work to cultivate new as well as steward existing connections with foundation and corporate leaders; government funders; individual patrons; artists; and other influential thought leaders and to collectively leverage those relationships in service of the organization’s mission to advance the arts and arts education.

TEAM SUMMARY
The Development team is responsible for generating contributed revenue, building and sustaining relationships with individual, corporate, foundation, and government donors to generate the funds necessary to support Americans for the Arts’ work. Development team members partner closely with program staff throughout the organization as well as volunteer solicitors, including board members and other donors, on the fundraising effort. Overall, Development team responsibilities include strategy development; prospect research and identification; relationship building; volunteer management; proposal and report preparation; gift processing and acknowledgement; donor benefit fulfillment; and donor stewardship.

The Development team raises both unrestricted and restricted revenue and is organized to meet those objectives. There is a unit that focuses on unrestricted revenue whose work concentrates on individual donors to the Annual Fund and there is an institutional giving unit whose work focuses on restricted revenue and works primarily with corporations, foundations, and government donors.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of Foundation Relations plays a key role in Americans for the Arts’ institutional giving program, helping to develop and implement an overall fundraising strategy to secure new and renewed funding in support of Americans for the Arts’ mission and goals. She/he/they is part of a three-person Institutional Giving unit and is responsible for generating approximately $2.5 million in annual contributed revenue from foundations and government funders. He/she/they manages a portfolio of 75 to 100 prospects and concentrates on five to six-figure gifts. The Director carries the primary responsibility for stewarding existing relationships while continuing to grow his/her/their portfolio through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new foundation and government prospects.

This position reports to the Vice President of Development and works closely with the executive office and program staff throughout the organization. The Director works across multiple program areas within Americans for the Arts, identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding foundation and government funders in support of a broad array of programs and services.

The Director helps to set annual benchmarks for the institutional giving program and to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy that addresses current fundraising needs while building support for future work. The Director also represents Americans for the Arts at donor meetings and at functions, where appropriate. Some travel and evening work is required.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit new foundation and government prospects while overseeing the stewardship of existing donors.
• Develop and implement a clear annual plan for moving prospects along a path to secure and/or increase grants, utilizing personal visits, meetings, proposals, and other forms of outreach as appropriate.
• Write customized letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and concept papers; prepare local, state, and federal government grant requests and responses to RFPs.
• Write interim and final progress reports as well as other stewardship reports for donors; collaborate with finance and program staff colleagues to prepare these materials.
• Work closely with program staff to package ongoing programs and services and develop concepts and cases of support for new initiatives; this requires ongoing effort to build and maintain a thorough knowledge of Americans for the Arts’ priorities and activities.
• Play a key role in coaching program staff in how to effectively cultivate new as well as steward existing donor relationships; assign and manage prospects to program staff and support program staff in their ongoing work with those prospects; this work includes facilitating meeting logistics and follow up; preparing advance background briefings for meetings, creating contact reports, coordinating future action steps, etc.
• Support executive staff, Resource Development Committee/Board members, and volunteers in their engagement of foundation and government donors and prospects.
• Help manage administration of current grants, including tracking proposal submission and reporting deadlines, updating internal financial tracking and audit reporting systems, collecting information from program staff, working with the finance department on grant expense reconciliation and reporting, and maintaining donors’ hard and electronic files.
• Participate in regular monthly prospect review meetings (meetings held for each department within Americans for the Arts).
• Collaborate with the Vice President of Development to project foundation and government income for the organizational budget; quarterly budget update reports; and resource development committee work as needed.
• Tracks personal assignments and activities utilizing development database systems, ensuring that assigned action steps are completed and regularly updated.
• Stay up to date on current trends in foundation and government giving and engage in trainings and professional development opportunities as appropriate.
• Support organizational events as necessary and participate in departmental and organizational planning and organization-wide committees.
• Participate/represent development as core member of cross-program teams assembled for major initiatives.
• Represent Americans for the Arts in donor meetings and on solicitation calls.
• Assists with other departmental projects and related work as assigned by the Vice President.

QUALIFICATIONS
• A minimum of five (5) years of development experience, with at least two (2) years of foundation work; demonstrated track record of success in securing five- and six-figure grants and in developing effective, compelling sponsorship packages and proposals.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing quality customer service to our members, stakeholders, and partners.
• Ability to maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Database experience required, experience with NetForum a plus.
• Entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as member of a team.
• Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills, including ability to anticipate problems and use judgement appropriately to plan solutions.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, mentoring, and coaching skills; supervisory experience a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of and/or an interest in the arts and arts education; experience working in the research, advocacy, community development, and policy arenas a plus.
• Strong organizational, team leadership, and time-management skills, proven ability to plan, meet deadlines, and efficiently manage multiple tasks and priorities under tight time constraints.
• Strong Personal Computer (PC) skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe; online prospect research tools including FC Search, Instrumentl, iWave, etc.; a basic knowledge of any Content Management System (CMS) and PC troubleshooting.

WORKING CONDITIONS
• This position is eligible to work from our Washington, DC or New York, NY offices.
• This position works 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday around core business hours (10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET)
• Some travel may be required

CULTURAL EQUITY COMPETENCIES
Americans for the Arts acknowledges the existence of systemic and structural biases and believes it is necessary to be strategic and intentional in pursuing cultural equity in all aspects of governance, operations, and programming. As an employee, you are expected to:

• Pursue substantive learning to achieve greater cultural consciousness by attending at least one Americans for the Arts Learning Lab per quarter and/or other professional development opportunities.
• Support adoption of best practices to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive work experience for colleagues and external partners.
• Strive to consider the people, places, and cultures that might be missing from your work and look for opportunities to increase inclusivity in all the work you do.
• Support the mission and vision of Americans for the Arts in all interactions with colleagues, members and stakeholders.
• Encourage colleagues and external stakeholders to advance cultural equity by adhering to the standards outlined in the Staff Values & Behavior Agreement in all interactions.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Americans for the Arts believes that one of its greatest strengths is the rich diversity of its staff.

We provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender and gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, including pregnancy and childbirth, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, political belief or activity, veteran or military discharge status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law and regulations under Title VII.

The policy applies to all employment practices, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

All employees have the right to work in a workplace that is free of discrimination. Any person who believes they have been subjected to discrimination of any kind should contact their immediate supervisor or Human Resources. All complaints will be thoroughly investigated and any person violating this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. The law prohibits retaliation against any employee for reporting discrimination or perceived discrimination, or for participating in an investigation of incidents of discrimination or perceived discrimination.

BENEFITS
• Twelve days paid vacation first two years of employment, 15 days in third year and 20 days in fifth year and beyond with the ability to carryover your full years vacation to the following year
• Twelve sick days per year with the ability to maintain up to 20 days in your accrual balance
• Paid Volunteer time off
• Individual HMO Advantage health insurance, dental and optical with option to upgrade to a PPO or add dependents
• Healthcare, Dependent Care and Transportation pre-tax flexible spending accounts
A full list of benefits can be found on our website at:

https://www.americansforthearts.org/about-americans-for-the-arts/careers-at-americans-for-the-arts/employee-benefits #LI-DNI

How to Apply: https://americanforthearts.applytojob.com/apply/KcFwj6nPex/Director-Of-Foundation-Relations?source=NYFA

Graphic Designer

Brooklyn Museum

The Graphic Designer plays a key role, responsible for conceptualizing and designing forward-thinking graphics for exhibitions, wayfinding, signage, and publications while maintaining and expanding the Museum’s visual identity, in close collaboration with the Director of Graphic Design. The individual in this position works closely with the rest of the team to develop creative solutions for a wide range of projects.

Requirements:
• B.F.A. or M.F.A. in graphic design or a related field
• 3–5 years of professional experience in graphic design or a related field
• Advanced skillset in Adobe Creative Suite
• Dynamic use of typography, grids, layout, color, shape, and imagery in both 2-D and 3-D
• Experience working with type in motion, with the ability to design and produce motion graphics
• Familiarity with production methods such as vinyl graphic application (both cut lettering and large-scale murals), silkscreening, banners, and laser cutting
• Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail while being a creative thinker and having the ability to work both within and without guidelines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to take direction, to receive feedback, and to execute tasks accordingly
• Ability to adapt to ever-changing project types and requirements
• Up to date on current trends in design, art, culture, and technology
• Fantastic organizational skills are a must
• Passion for art is a plus

Responsibilities:
• Evolve and expand the Museum’s visual identity and promotional strategy, in collaboration with the Director of Graphic Design
• Design and conceptualize bespoke graphic identities for 7–10 exhibitions per year, working closely with curators and executive-level staff, and managing all aspects of production and installation (exhibition graphic identities include title treatments, custom didactic panels, mural prints, and environmental displays)
• Craft design strategies and creative marketing ideas for special exhibitions that can be applied across print, digital, and out-of-home environments
• Develop and create promotional motion graphics to be used across all digital platforms
• Design and maintain creative, brand-driven visuals for a wide range of digital and print materials, including those for fundraising, special events, retail, email marketing, website, e-commerce, digital advertising, social media, and education programs, among others
• Ensure projects are well-executed according to the design vision by preparing files, defining specifications, and managing timeline and production of assigned projects with various vendors
• Closely oversee a wide range of installations for exhibitions, wayfinding, and special projects
• Articulate design ideas to internal shop teams and cultivate collaborative relationships on projects
• Enhance and develop templates for visual presentations for various departments
• Conduct ongoing research and development in connection with the Museum’s visual identity, in collaboration with the Graphic Design team
• Other duties, as assigned

Start date: Immediately
Department: Graphic Design
Reports to: Director of Graphic Design
Position type: Full-time
Union status: Non-union
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Schedule: 35 hours per week, Mondays through Fridays, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, with some evening and weekend hours, as well as remote work, as necessary #LI-DNI

How to apply: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/graphic_designer

School Programs Manager

Brooklyn Museum seeks a forward-thinking education leader, strategic thinker, relationship builder, and experienced manager to join our team of passionate educators as our School Programs Manager (SPM). The SPM oversees K–12 school-based programs for students and teachers, working to both expand and deepen connections to our local schools as we strive to be the biggest, best arts classroom in Brooklyn. The ideal candidate is a creative, big-picture thinker and networker, building opportunities for our Education department and proactively communicating with education donors. They are an open-minded, strong collaborator, working with all departments within the Museum and committed to the professional development and mentorship of their staff. Finally, they are a passionate teacher, developing new methodologies and best practices for engaging youth, opening minds, and building skills.

The successful candidate will align our mission “to create inspiring encounters with art that expand the ways we see ourselves, the world and its possibilities” with a robust vision of our school programs to advance learning, participation, and engagement for children, teens, and educators, from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs. The SPM exemplifies our ethos and commitment to inclusion, diversity, and social justice, and is instrumental in implementing our social justice–centered pedagogical approach to arts education. The Brooklyn Museum has long been a pioneer in the field of museum education, and has developed a sophisticated approach to teaching art and art-making for visitors of all ages. The SPM is instrumental in furthering the Museum’s vision of fostering “courageous conversations as a catalyst for a more connected, civic, and empathetic world.” They will work with the Director of Education and the Museum’s Director to set strategies for ambitious growth, as well as measurable quarterly and annual priorities. The SPM also supervises full-time, union-affiliated educators and fellows, who function as both gallery instructors and program coordinators, and works with their team to design and implement digital strategies that expand the ways the Museum engages students within its galleries, in school classrooms, in their homes, and in their lives beyond our walls.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in art history, museum education, education, or a related field in the humanities; master’s degree preferred
• Strong knowledge of museum education theory and practice
• At least four years of experience in a museum setting, including planning and implementing relevant and creative object-based museum education programs for school audiences
• Demonstrated excellence in gallery-based teaching with diverse audiences, including K–12
• Strong understanding of the social and emotional needs of different stages of youth development
• Excellent research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills
• Experience supervising staff, entering and tracking payroll, managing budgets, and supporting marketing initiatives
• Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with Museum staff, patrons, and representatives of community-based organizations
• Reflective practitioner, who is capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities
• Familiarity with Brooklyn audiences and a critical dedication to social justice issues
Additional qualifications:
• Experience with open and experimental teaching practices is a plus
• Knowledge of New York City Department of Education offices and curriculum is preferred

Responsibilities:
• Supervise full-time, union-affiliated Museum educators, fellows, part-time teaching artists and instructors, and interns
• Oversee, evaluate, and support coordinators to ensure the successful implementation of their programs, which include School Partnerships, Guided and Self-Guided Gallery Visits, teacher professional development trainings, and ArtXchange for K–12 art teachers
• Support major grant-funded initiatives tied to the reinstallation of our collection galleries, by developing trainings and resources that activate classroom learning through our collections
• Develop collaborative relationships with teachers and administrators in the New York City Department of Education, based on shared goals and fiscal viability
• Manage budgets, collect and share data, invoice and collect payments, and contribute to funding proposals and reports
• Build relationships with K–12 schools, arts and youth nonprofits, and community-based organizations across NYC
• Support the Museum Education Fellowship Program by mentoring fellows who are supporting School Programs, and contribute toward their training
• Conceptualize, develop, execute, and publicize programs for special exhibitions, in partnership with Curatorial, Graphic Design, Public Information, and other departments throughout the Museum
• Participate in Teaching Lab, our staff-led professional development series
• Lead lessons for school audiences, including teachers and students, when necessary
• Collaborate with Museum staff to strategize marketing initiatives that promote programming and services to schools
• Partner with Development and other departments to build relationships with donors, and to develop grant proposals and reports
• Contribute to scholarship in the field through presentations, publications, and workshops
• Additional responsibilities and initiatives as needed

Start date: Immediately Department: Education Reports to: Director of Education Position type: Full-time Union status: Non-union FLSA status: Exempt Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm, with evening and weekend work required #

How to Apply:

Please visit our website to apply: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/about/careers/school_programs_manager_education

Assistant to Executive Director

The New York gallery is seeking an Assistant to one of our Executive Directors.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

• Managing Director’s sales by creating offer dossiers (image PDFs, artists texts and press packages, provenance/exhibition history fact sheets, certificates of authenticity), following up on invoices.
• Answering and following up inquiries from online platforms under Director’s supervision
• Engaging in art historical research and providing information sheets on artists/artworks and more.
• Manage Director’s audience outreach for exhibitions/sales/art fairs and provide support during openings.
• Work closely with Director to assist with artists’ and studios’ ongoing needs, inventory
• reviews, production, exhibition and press requests.
• Update internal newsletter of Artists’ upcoming exhibitions and projects, bios and public collections lists, liaise with Communications department to schedule social media posts and update website.
• Maintain and track artworks (pricing, availability, sales, shipping, installation.)
• Generate and maintain records of loans, consignments, donations, and studio invoices.
• Implement and oversee shipping and installation schedules for works – liaising with Registrars and the Art Handling department.
• Research and generate insurance appraisals under Director’s supervision.
• Assist with reception desk and answering calls when necessary with the other assistants.
• Provide general assistance, structure and organization for the Director’s ongoing schedule and workflow in all sectors of their responsibilities, as well as liaising with gallery colleagues.
• Organize Director’s schedules, plan and book travel, keep track of meetings and create expense reports.
• Arranging travel for artists and studio personnel for gallery-related needs.
• Maintain order in Director’s office including sorting and filing of incoming electronic and hard copy mail.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
• Two years plus experience as a gallery assistant or in a similar role, not including internships.
• Excellent writing and communications skills.
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite, familiarity with Art Logic or similar database is a plus.
• Ability to multi-task and to prioritize; thoroughness and attention to detail; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.

The position is Tuesday-Saturday from 10-6pm with additional hours for openings and events. Salary is commensurate with experience. #LI-DNI

How to Apply:

Please send a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected] or via NYFA. Only candidates that fit the above requirements will be contacted. Please do not call the gallery, and no walk-ins please.

Bard College ~ Grant Coordinator

Bard College seeks a Grants Coordinator. The Grants Coordinator reports to the Director of Finance and Grants for the Center for Civic Engagement, Director of Post Award Management office and works with the office staff along with grant-funded program managers. The incumbent provides support to develop Bard’s institutional capacity to implement sponsored programs within a robust control environment and in compliance with donor regulations.

The Grants Coordinator has expert knowledge of USG donor requirements such as GAAP, 2CFR 200, FAR, IFRS and extensive grant management experience in higher education. The ideal candidate is familiar with the global education concept and possesses hands-on experience with grants implemented internationally.

This is a full-time, exempt, 12 month per year position. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion.

Bard College’s main campus is in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY with 1900 undergraduate students; the campus also features multiple graduate programs. The 1000 acre campus sits along the Hudson River and offers the Fisher Performing Arts Center, the Hessel Museum of Art, as well as the home of the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college degree granting prison education program in the U.S. The Bard Network also includes several Bard High School Early Colleges across the country as well as five international campuses and partnerships. The Bard Network is complex and demonstrates Bard’s priorities well in addition to the College’s emphasis on civic engagement.

Bard College is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focussed on rethinking who can and should be included in this kind of education.

Essential Duties:

Arrange financial post-award activities for sponsored projects.
Provide support to program teams in preparing award proposals and drafting sub-awards and contracts.
Maintain communication with partners, sub-awardees, and contractors to ensure timely receipt of required reports and documentation in accordance with donor regulations and the terms and conditions of multiple awards.
Review and communicate award expiration dates, altered timeframes, milestones, and major changes in budgets to appropriate staff (Program, Finance, etc.)
Communicate professionally and in a timely fashion with donors and partners to ensure effective grant management and advancement of program implementation.
Update and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and requirements.
Deliver accurate and timely financial reports.
Develop, oversee and train staff in the proper application of time-keeping, cost allocation, appropriate data collection, fiscal management and budget performance reporting policies. Monitor the application of these policies.
Identify operational challenges; research and implement solutions.
Serve as an institutional resource on international fiscal compliance, participate in the review of potential funding opportunities, and provide critical feedback on institutional eligibility and risk.
Work with development and finance staff to streamline and maintain a single, accurate institutional database of Bard sponsored programs
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with partner institution financial staff to foster growth of international collaboration. Assist with the setting up and refinement of business structures and processes.

Qualifications:

BA or BS required, (MA, MS or MBA preferred) in a relevant field.
5-7 years of progressive experience in successful financial and administrative management of complex, multiple-country, sub-agreement/contracts or international development assistance programs.
In depth knowledge of USG regulations.
Proficient in the operation of financial management systems supporting international grants and program development.
Proven international financial management skills.
Extensive experience working with a broad group of international partners and donors.
Must have advanced Excel skills and be familiar with higher education, finance/accounting software (Ellucian Banner for Higher Education is preferred)
Refined professional writing and communication skills.
Passionate interest in exploring and understanding global education.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in a standard office environment.
Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds.
Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/79542

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

Forman Festival of Words and Ideas ~ Director

The Forman Festival of Words and Ideas is a summer-long series promoting dialogue and discourse. It is a continuation of Forman’s commitment to educating life-long learners. The festival aims to gather innovative and intriguing minds to share their ideas. Many are writers, but the line-up may also include artists, musicians, political leaders, culinary experts and others with a unique view on our world. The target audience is the larger Litchfield county community. Forman is a non-profit charitable organization with a mission to educate students with a diagnosed learning difference- such as dyslexia or ADHD- preparing them for college and life. Forman develops the whole student, based on his or her unique learning profile, so that every graduate becomes an educated, confident, self-advocate throughout life. Proceeds from the Festival support student scholarship and financial aid.

Position: Director of the Forman Festival of Words and Ideas

Reports to: Forman Head of School

Job Description:

The primary function of this position is to develop an interesting and appealing summer literary/arts program that is successful and well attended. In collaboration with members of the Forman staff, the Director coordinates all aspects of planning and implementation of the program. This includes but not limited to scouting and securing interesting talent and presenters; coordinating the logistical requirements of the festival; budgeting and staffing; building local and community relationships; and promoting the festival. The Festival is a new endeavor for Forman and the Director should be entrepreneurial in nature and a self-starter. The goal is to start small and grow the program over the years.

Responsibilities:

· Play a lead role in formulating the aims and objectives of the program and establishing the frameworks for success.

· Recruit, book, and coordinate the talent (writers, artists, etc.), managing everything from initial contracts to event logistics.

· Coordinate with the CFO and business office to develop a budget, maintain fiscal records, and to ensure the financial soundness of the program.

· Build relationships with the local community and town officials ensuring the all health, safety, and permitting requirements are met.

· Develop a positive working relationship with contractors and companies that

would provide goods and services.

· Recruit, train, and supervise individual staff and volunteers, ensuring that all staff perform their duties with the highest level of professionalism.

· Collaborate with the Director of Communications to create print and online marketing materials for the program, and generate enthusiasm for and promote the program’s success.

· Plan and supervise site set-up and break down of each event, including such things as maps, signage, artist requirements, parking, and other logistical needs.

· Oversee the day-to-day operations of the program, troubleshooting potential problems, and managing any crises that might arise.

· Maintain a positive team atmosphere that includes staff, volunteers, talent, and festival attendees.

Common Qualification Requirements:

· At least 5 to 10 years in a relevant field (i.e. event management, hospitality, literary management, non-profit management, etc.)

· Knowledge and expertise of literary and/or artistic fields related to the festival

· Supervisory experience

· Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach

· Exceptional entrepreneurial and organizational skills

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Detail-oriented and able to work collaboratively

· Computer skills a must

· High-energy and enthusiastic about working in a festival atmosphere

Compensation: Competitive based upon experience. This is a part time position with the potential to grow in scope as the festival develops over the years.

For more information contact: [email protected]

 

Program Manager at Van Alen Institute

After more than 125 years of producing profound transformations in the public realm of New York City and beyond, Van Alen Institute is refocusing its mission to create equitable cities through inclusive design. In an equitable city, every person is civically engaged, regardless of income or personal circumstances.

The Program Manager will support a range of projects in the northeast and will manage one of our most pressing initiatives, Neighborhoods Now, created in partnership with the Urban Design Forum to serve New York City communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Van Alen is dedicated to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We are committed to reflecting the communities in which we work and encourage members of traditionally underrepresented populations to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQ people, and disabled people.

ROLE DESCRIPTION
Van Alen seeks a highly skilled and collaborative Project Manager, Programs to lead assigned community engagement and urbanism initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Project Manager will work closely with communities to create public spaces that support social cohesion in New York City and the region at large. The Project Manager should be detail-oriented, a great communicator, and a strategic problem solver with experience managing budgets, timelines, and logistics. The Project Manager should have high levels of energy and initiative, a collaborative spirit, and experience engaging diverse stakeholders, from community members to government leaders.

DUTIES
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
• Develop and implement user research, participatory research, community engagement, and/or community organizing strategies, including data analysis and communication of related information
• Identify, develop, and collaborate with interdisciplinary design teams to create innovative solutions to pressing issues
• Manage diverse partners including community members, key partners, electeds, government administrations, and philanthropic organizations, ensuring all are informed, aligned, and excited as projects progress
• Oversee development of projects from initiation to completion, including development and monitoring of project scope, timeline, budgets, contracts, event management, developing agendas, run of shows, managing vendors, and supporting with outreach
• Draft RFQs, reports, scopes of work, and other communication materials for a diverse audience
• Collaborate with internal communications and development teams
• Oversee information tracking for project documentation, evaluation, and reporting
• Manage administrative and organizational tasks for each project such as arranging travel and accommodation, taking minutes, preparing research and documents, and maintaining records

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum five years of experience successfully developing, launching, and implementing urbanism projects
• Strong project management skillset with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, meet deadlines, and manage budgets with multiple funding streams
• Experience managing diverse stakeholders including community members, municipalities, philanthropies, and designers
• Experience with participatory design, urban planning, policy, design-thinking, community engagement or related field
• Experience with user research, participatory research, and/or community engagement practices
• Experience supporting and facilitating interdisciplinary design teams to develop innovative and compelling solutions
• Experience drafting content for a wide audience including reports, key-findings, briefs, and web materials
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with staff at all organizational levels and to interact professionally with internal and external stakeholders in person and via telephone and email communication
• A commitment to advancing social equity and inclusive design
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, and Monday.com

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your application to [email protected] with cover letter, resume, and writing sample in a single PDF with subject line “Project Manager, Programs: [Name].”

The salary range for this position is $65,000-70,000 annually. Generous benefits are provided at no extra cost to employee. Contribution is required for dependents. Van Alen is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information: www. [email protected]

Art21 ~ Development and Administrative Assistant

The Art Story is a non-profit specializing in art history education using technology. Our main initiative is our website www.TheArtStory.org that educates art lovers by providing easy-to-read and no-nonsense information.

Now that TheArtStory has built up a tremendous encyclopedia on artists, movements, art ideas – lets bring more people to enjoy it. We are looking for an individual that will have creative ideas on how to bring a significant audience to learn about and appreciate art. We need you to help in our Social Media efforts. Powerful, colorful, and fun art posts are what we need most right now. Or maybe you have the wherewithal to become a social media personality and spokesperson for The Art Story? 🙂

The position is freelance, approximately 10-20 hours per week, work from home. Communicate with Art Story staff via phone and email.

Explore www.theartstory.org and please contact [email protected]@theartstory.org

The Art Story Foundation ~ Social Media + Art History

The Art Story is a non-profit specializing in art history education using technology. Our main initiative is our website www.TheArtStory.org that educates art lovers by providing easy-to-read and no-nonsense information.

Now that TheArtStory has built up a tremendous encyclopedia on artists, movements, art ideas – lets bring more people to enjoy it. We are looking for an individual that will have creative ideas on how to bring a significant audience to learn about and appreciate art. We need you to help in our Social Media efforts. Powerful, colorful, and fun art posts are what we need most right now. Or maybe you have the wherewithal to become a social media personality and spokesperson for The Art Story? 🙂

The position is freelance, approximately 10-20 hours per week, work from home. Communicate with Art Story staff via phone and email.

Explore www.theartstory.org and please contact Michael @ [email protected]

 

Craig F. Starr Gallery ~ Associate

Craig F. Starr Gallery seeks a motivated and enthusiastic Associate to provide support to a small, tight-knit staff. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized and detail-oriented.

Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in Art History or a related field

· Advanced degree in Art History or arts administration preferred

· A minimum of 3-5 years of experience at a gallery, museum, or auction house

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

· Strong verbal and writing skills

· Strong organizational and time management skills

· Experience with Artbase/Filemaker preferred

· Light art handling experience preferred

Responsibilities:

· Process and research incoming inventory; maintain image archive and object files

· Write consignment agreements and assist with loan coordination

· Manage sales pipeline administration and process sold inventory

· Reply to incoming inquiries from online exhibitions, Artnet, and Artsy

· Lead sales and inventory meetings and maintain meeting notes

· Track information related to inventory, exhibitions, and sales

· Collaborate on intern program and hiring

For more information: www.craigstarr.com

Tribeca Printworks

Digital fine art printing and framing company in Soho needs an experienced picture framer. Minimum three years framing experience. Immediate availability. Must be fully familiar with all framing materials, equipment and techniques. Responsibilities include measuring and cutting materials, fitting and finishing frames, mounting, acrylic face mounting, packing and shipping. Will also assist with general studio upkeep and duties as needed. Must be able to easily lift 50 pounds. This role is the primary fitter for a small fast growing company with a strong online presence.

Looking for a creative problem solver and meticulous self starter able to work in a fast paced friendly environment. Great growth opportunity for the right person! Salary DOE. Healthcare contribution included.

Tribeca Printworks

www.tribecaprintworks.com

Studio Designer For Freedom

This role should be filled by a Jr. or transitioning Jr. to Mid level designer with a formal understanding of visual branding, typography, graphic layout principles, and composition. Candidate will be responsible for continuing to develop For Freedoms visual branding, creating materials to be used across digital applications and some areas of print. Candidate will also be responsible for assisting in the creation of internal and partner to partner documents used to help gain investment and awareness of For Freedoms. This is a remote position.

Proficiency in Adobe creative suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is required.
Knowledge of packaging design files for production and distribution is required.
Interest in motion design, animation, video editing and/or 3D design is a plus.

Send letters of interest to: [email protected]

For More Details: https://forfreedoms.org/partners/for-freedoms/

Videographer

The Whitney Museum of American Art seeks a Videographer to join their Digital Content team. Projects include producing live conversations on Zoom for broadcast on YouTube, capturing behind-the-scenes footage, producing marketing videos, as well as cataloguing and archiving footage. The job is part-time temporary from September 2020 – June 2021.

Responsibilities:

Produce, shoot, and edit videos for the Museum, including capturing and editing new footage, and editing existing footage into new assets;Produce live events on Zoom that are live-streamed to YouTube, including pre-interviews and rehearsals. Edit live-streamed videos within the YouTube interface;
Design, transport, set up, and operate video production equipment, including audio and lighting equipment, for event documentation; Perform additional video production and editing for Marketing needs;Manage, catalogue, and archive all final assets and footage; Maintain equipment inventory.

Requirements:

B.A. in Film or related field, or equivalent experience;
Core video production skills, including camera, lighting, sound, and grip;
Knowledge of file formats, codecs, and proper handling in post-production workflow;
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop; with YouTube as a platform; and live-streaming software, ideally WireCast;
Experience capturing live events or performances on film;
Ability to independently manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment;
Highly creative, analytical, and organized;
Great communication and storytelling skills;
Excellent time management skills; able to adjust quickly to changing schedules;
Collaborative team player who is able to work with multiple stakeholders both internal and external, including artists; Flexible schedule (occasional evening and weekend hours required);
Position requires ability to manage physical aspects of shoots, including carrying and setting up equipment as needed.

About the Whitney

The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded in 1930 by the artist and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, houses the foremost collection of American art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From her vision arose the Whitney Museum of American Art, which has been championing the most innovative art of the United States for 86 years. The core of the Whitney’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit American art of our time and serve a wide variety of audiences in celebration of the complexity and diversity of art and culture in the United States. Through this mission and a steadfast commitment to artists themselves, the Whitney has long been a powerful force in support of modern and contemporary art and continues to help define what is innovative and influential in American art today.

EEO Statement

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. The Museum hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. The Museum encourages all qualified candidates to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Designer For Framing Studio in Chelsea

Bring Your Design Talent to Our Team and Work with Unique Clients! We are a high volume, preservation grade picture framing company with a sales team devoted to creating great designs.
If you are…
• Motivated and outgoing
• Exceptional at design
• Friendly and client-focused
• A problem-solver and good team member
We offer…
• Base pay with bonus incentives
• A very busy showroom with a great customer base
• Extensive training and support
• Paid vacations
• Team atmosphere
Previous Custom Framing Sales Experience REQUIRED
Join our busy team by sending your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

For More Details: http://chelseaframes.com

Performing & Visual Arts Teachers - Newburgh Performing Arts Academy

The Newburgh Performing Arts Academy (NPAA) is a community school of the arts that provides formal training in the visual and performing arts to children and youth ages 3-18. Founded in 2004, NPAA was established to provide youth with instruction in the creative arts such as dance, theater, music, literary and visual arts.
Come grow with us!

Celebrating its 16th successful year, the Newburgh Performing Arts Academy seeks to enhance our award-winning performing and visual arts programs by adding to our roster of esteemed teaching artists in the following pre-professional and recreational disciplines:

Dance – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, African, Contemporary and Lyrical

Music – Voice/Chorus, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Recording Studio Engineering, drums, wind instruments

Visual Arts – Photography, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Film Making (Final Cut), Cartooning, Comic Book Creation, Computer Based Graphic Arts (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

Theater – Beginner to Advanced Acting Techniques, Musical Theater

Positions are available immediately from September to June on Saturdays during the hours of 9am-5pm and weekdays from 2pm-9pm.

Job Description: All currently available positions are part-time. NPAA teaching artists are responsible for providing high-quality instruction while cultivating learning environments that are most conducive to helping students with varying skill levels and interests to reach their highest potential.

Requirements & Qualifications: Must have experience teaching in your field of interest. Must demonstrate commitment, enthusiasm, and creativity and must especially enjoy working with youth.

Please respond by email ([email protected]), specifying the position(s) you wish to apply for, and include your resume or bio and website link if applicable. No phone calls.

Teaching Artists – Center 4 Creative Education

CCE needs some new teaching artists in dance and drumming for both our Kingston and Beacon sites. Ideally, experienced teaching artists but CCE does its own training as well.  Very part-time at this point but lots of potential. Hip hop and modern dance and hand drumming of various styles. Call the office: 845.338.7664  – or email: [email protected]

 

Teaching Artists – The Art Effect

POSITION PROFILE 

TEACHING ARTIST, MADLAB PROGRAM

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 

 

THE ART EFFECT

The Art Effect empowers youth to develop their artistic voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. Based in Poughkeepsie, we help young people in the Hudson Valley explore, experience, and excel in the arts, introducing them to visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals. 

 

The Art Effect’s MADLab program is seeking a teaching artist who specializes in sculpture, fabrication, and/or disciplines or media related to 3D outdoor installations.

 

The MADLab (Media/Arts/Design Lab) program is an afterschool and summer program focusing on teaching students ages 14 – 19 to develop workforce and career skills through a diverse range of arts, media, and design projects. MADLab participants develop both hard and soft skills by experimenting with various media and art-making techniques while exploring related careers. In 2020, MADLab youth will be working on arts-based place-making initiatives throughout the City of Poughkeepsie, including creating sculptures in public spaces. 

 

 The MADLab teaching artist duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collaborate with the MADLab Coordinator and other staff to develop and teach cohesive and age-appropriate visual arts curriculum to high school age youth;

  • Work with youth to translate student installation designs into feasible constructed environments that meet budgetary requirements;

  • Mentor youth at varying skill levels to “get to the next step” whether in

their art practice, college readiness, or career preparation;

  • Engage students through visual arts projects in meaningful ways;

  • Supervise and successfully manage students moving through a long-term, multi-step arts projects;

  • Assist with student application processing as well as creation of programmatic materials such as rosters and visual arts education tools;

  • Manage and work in a diverse team with an ability to think on your feet;

  • Create visual arts projects (found object art, recycled and/or repurposed art, and urban design);

  • Be a supportive community-based mentor and resource for youth;

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in conducting interviews and selecting youth employees, tracking attendance, writing activity logs, and other administrative duties;

  • Engage youth in a series of “Check ins” to monitor their well being and productivity;

  • Periodically maintain contact with youth‘s parents and guardians to keep them informed and updated on their child;

  • Perform other tasks as needed.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the spring and fall, and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer. Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate upon hire.

 

An Ideal candidate will have:

  • BA in the visual arts, arts education, or a related field (preferred but not required)

  • Experience in working with high school-age youth from historically

disadvantaged or marginalized communities;

  • Experience in 3D Design, sculpture, installation or other relevant fields;

  • Familiar with 3D modeling software such as CAD, SketchUp, or other similar

software as well as with the Adobe creative suite;

  • High energy and be able to inspire excitement in others

  • Experience in working with power tools

  • Background in painting/ illustration

 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, résumé, and a link to work samples to [email protected]

 

Bard Graduate Center

Bard Graduate Center
Websitehttp://www.bgc.bard.edu
Position Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education:4-Year Degree
Position Type:Full Time Permanent
Description
Bard Graduate Center is a graduate research institute and gallery in New York City. Our Gallery exhibitions, MA and PhD degree programs, research initiatives, and public programs explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts, design history, and material cultures.

Reporting to, and working collaboratively with both the Director of Public Engagement and the Senior  Manager of Education, Engagement and Interpretation, BGC seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented administrator who will be responsible for the coordination of all department activities.

The successful candidate will be a tactical thinker with excellent writing skills who thrives in a collaborative fast paced environment. An interest in public programming, academia, and museum education preferred.

Responsibilities:

? Manage the planning and coordination of all public programs and events for seniors, educators, K-12 students, university students, families, arts professionals, and general adult audiences.
? Manage roster of student workers.
? Handle phone calls and inquiries.
? Liaise with third party organizations to book and confirm Gallery tours and events.
? Manage the gallery educator tour schedule.
? Manage and track departmental budgets.
? Manage check requests, invoices and payments.
? Work collaboratively to draft and edit event descriptions for all department marketing materials.
? Liaise with the marketing department on communications, e-blast schedule, website edits, eventbrite, etc.
? Help conduct program evaluations.
? Set up and work events.
? Order and manage supplies.

Requirements:
? B.A.; Background in art history, fine art, American studies, museum education, arts administration, or related fields.
? Minimum 2 years professional experience.
? Excellent organizational and communication skills and able to work well in a collaborative fast-paced environment.
? Demonstrated experience handling program details ahead of deadline.
? Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to work with close attention to detail.
? Proficiency with and accuracy in using MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other related software applications.
? Positive outlook and a passion for creating an inclusive working environment.
? Position work schedule includes some evening and weekend hours, to lead and participate in Gallery programs, and to meet job goals and deadlines.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No telephone calls please.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

Assistant Professor of Art - SUNY New Paltz

The Art Department at SUNY New Paltz seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Art in the Sculpture Program, a full-time, 10-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 20, 2020.
The Sculpture program seeks an innovative artist and educator with a robust creative practice, experience teaching multiple sculpture techniques and approaches and a deep understanding of the history and theory of contemporary artistic production in the expanded field of sculpture. The ideal candidate should be experienced with shared management of a large, well-equipped sculpture studio and demonstrate familiarity with current health and safety practices with an emphasis on sustainable methods. Candidates who can foster a welcoming and inclusive studio environment are especially encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities for tenure track faculty at SUNY New Paltz generally include a 3/3 teaching load; the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level sculpture courses ranging from an intro-level sculpture course for art majors and non-art majors to advanced sculpture classes for BFA, MFA, and BS Visual Arts students. The successful candidate will incorporate both traditional and emergent sculpture practices in their courses, demonstrate the ability to assume leadership positions and a collaborative approach to program development.

In addition to ongoing excellence in teaching and creative/scholarly research and professional activity, the position requires generosity in service to the department, college and university including committee work and student advising/mentorship.

Qualifications

Required:
Qualified candidates must have an M.F.A. in Sculpture or Related Media and at least three years of teaching experience. Candidates must be familiar with the wide range of conceptual and technical approaches to sculpture and also demonstrate a commitment to creating cross-media, interdisciplinary, and high-impact learning opportunities. Candidates must demonstrate technical knowledge of metal fabrication, woodworking, and casting techniques as well as be well-versed in contemporary practices and critical issues in the field of sculpture.

Preferred:
The ideal candidate will also possess a broad intellectual approach to and practice of contemporary sculpture, a record of mentoring and connecting students to career opportunities, a commitment to integrating sustainable practices into the sculpture studio and curriculum, a nimbleness in incorporating emergent digital technologies such as digital fabrication technologies and time-based media into courses, and an engagement in a robust artistic practice that further expands the field of sculpture.

Apply through link:   https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1125

 
 

Teaching Artist - Spark Studios Program

POSITION PROFILE 

TEACHING ARTIST, SPARK STUDIOS PROGRAM

KINGSTON/POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 

 

THE ART EFFECT

The Art Effect empowers youth to develop their artistic voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. Based in Poughkeepsie, we help young people in the Hudson Valley explore, experience, and excel in the arts, introducing them to visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals. 

 

The Art Effect is seeking teaching artists who specialize in film and video production, with an emphasis on narrative, documentary, and commercial video.

 

Spark Studios is an after-school and summer workforce development program focusing on teaching students ages 14-19 career skills through hands-on training and practice in filmmaking and videography. In Spark Studios, youth develop both hard and soft skills by producing original works as well as creating media products in partnership with clients. 

 

 The Spark Studios teaching artists duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collaborate with the Spark Studios Coordinator and other staff to develop cohesive and age-appropriate visual arts curriculum for high school age youth;

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in conducting interviews and selecting youth employees, tracking attendance, writing activity logs, and other administrative duties;

  • Teach students how to create high quality videos, including educating youth in the pre-production, production, and post-production phases.

  • Oversee student work and be responsible for the quality of the production value and media messaging in student products;

  • Oversee film shoots and student management of media files;

  • Supervise and successfully manage students moving through a long-term, multi-step media/video arts projects;

  • Engage students through media/video arts projects in meaningful ways;

  • Manage and work in a diverse team with an ability to think on your feet;

  • Mentor youth at varying skill levels to “get to the next step” whether in their art practice, college readiness, or career preparation;

  • Be a supportive community-based mentor and resource for youth;

  • Engage youth in a series of “Check ins” to monitor youth employee’s well being and productivity;

  • Periodically maintain contact with youth‘s parents and guardians to keep them informed and updated on their child;

  • Perform other tasks as needed.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the spring and fall, and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer. Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate upon hire.

 

An Ideal candidate will have:

  • BA in film, video, digital media production, arts education, or a related field is preferred but not required;

  • Experience in working with high school-age youth from historically

disadvantaged or marginalized communities;

  • Experience in video production, cinematography, scriptwriting, and other aspects of filmmaking;

  • Familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite as well as DSLR, Canon C100, and Sony Mirrorless cameras, KinoFlo and Dracast LED lights, Tascam audio recorders and boom poles, C-stands; and other aspects of filmmaking technology;

  • High energy and be able to inspire excitement in others

 

To Apply: Please send a link to a work sample, cover letter and résumé to [email protected]

 
 

Dutchess Arts Camp Director - The Art Effect

Position Profile

Dutchess Arts Camp Director

For Red Hook & Millbrook Locations

Summer 2020

The Art Effect is seeking dynamic and creative camp directors for our award-winning Dutchess Arts Camps, now entering its 38th year of operation. With campuses in Poughkeepsie, Millbrook, Red Hook, and New Paltz. Dutchess/Ulster Arts Camp (DAC/UAC) provides weekly themed summer program sessions for ages 4 – 12, where young artists can explore their artistic abilities and express themselves through creative group and individual activities. 

Camp Director duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage a staff of educators, artists, teaching assistants, counselors, and counselors-in- training;

  • Organize, implement, and Emcee a culminating final showcase of performances and art exhibits with an overarching weekly theme; 

  • Assist in promoting, tabling, and planning of camp operations; 

  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with The Art Effect staff, camp staff, and parents/guardians; 

  • Assist in set up, clean up, move-in and move-out of camp spaces, inventory, lesson plan overview, and planning; 

  • Research and recruit performing and teaching artists when needed, all under the supervision of the Director of Explore Programs, Lauren Hollick.

The ideal candidate:

  • BA in education preferred but not required;

  • CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred but willing to certify;

  • Experience in managing staff and working with children ages 4-12;

  • Background in visual arts, performing arts, music, and/or media; or arts administration;

  • Good communication skills and record keeping/organizational skills;

  • High energy, animated, and stimulating to keep the young artists interest levels up and motivate the camp staff;

  • Feel comfortable coaching and communicating with teachers, teaching assistants, and CIT’s towards our organizational standards;

  • Be able to ensure that teaching artists’ lessons meet organizational standards, weekly goals, and are developmentally appropriate for each age group;

  • Be able to make decisions quickly and efficiently;

  • Be able to delegate and effectively manage auxiliary staff;

  • Be able to ensure the safety of campers and staff.

This position begins with planning and preparation in March, covers program dates of 7/4/20 – 8/1/20, and concludes after wrap-up/reporting in mid-to-late August. Specific start and end date will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Pay will be commensurate with experience. 

DAC Millbrook (2 Weeks)- July 6-17, 2020

DAC Red Hook (2 Weeks)- July 20-31, 2020

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to angela@feelthearteffect.org


For more information on Dutchess Arts Camp, visit: https://feelthearteffect.org/explore/arts-camp/
 

 

 
 

Paint and Sip Instructor - Town of Union Vale

The Town of Union Vale is looking for an emerging artist to gain experience teaching a paint & sip class for the Town of Union Vale.  We are looking to start with once a quarter classes and would provide all the supplies needed just need someone to teach class.  Looking to book asap as we would like to have our first class in February 2020.  Anyone interested can contact Jennifer at [email protected] or 845-275-5581.

 

 
 

Visual Arts Specialist - New York Edge

Visual Arts Specialist – Queens

Part time hourly

New York, New York, NY, US
Requisition ID: 1745

We are holding interviews on a daily basis & hiring immediately to fill up open positions.

About Us

The mission of New York Edge is to help bridge the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs designed to improve academic performance, health and wellness, self-confidence, character and attitudes for success in life.

New York Edge seeks to bridge the opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children’s academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.

Summary

Visual Arts Specialists organize, lead, and promote interest in visual art activities. Visual Art Specialists utilize and adapt the New York State Arts Learning Standards in order to create an engaging and awarding activity that encourages participation in New York Edge programs. Responsibilities include creating lessons, projects and objectives that meet the individual student’s needs. He/she fosters an atmosphere of fun and learning and serves as a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself in the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in visual arts related projects with a focus on studio arts
  • Lead progressive development of the students skills, leading to a final project
  • Provide support during academic/homework hour
  • Promotes positive character development in all youth

Interacts With:

  • After School Program Director, Tutors/Counselors, Students

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Academics and Arts programs and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth in Academics and Arts
  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required
  • Have a passion for New York Edge mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development
  • During the school year after-school hours can span from 2:50pm-6:50pm, with most programs running from 3pm-6pm, the candidate should be able to work late afternoons and/or evenings during the school year
  • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred
  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity preferred as well

Location: Long Island City, Astoria, South Richmond Hill, Ozone Park, East Elmhurst

At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 
 

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