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To submit job in the arts, please send an email to [email protected] with name, deadline, description and contact for more information.

Manager of Individual Giving

Exiled Tongues is seeking a Manager of Individual Giving to help us fundraise for future seasons. Exiled Tongues is an emerging theater company dedicated to supporting work by BIPOC.
Responsibilities include:
-Developing and implementing effective fundraising strategies.
-Working closely with the Executive and Artistic Director to identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects at all levels of gifts.
-Organizing the calendar of major gift asks, stewardship, and event invitations for Executive and Artistic Directors
-Scheduling, managing, and executing events for cultivation and solicitation purposes alongside the Executive Director and Artistic Director.
-Preparing major gift proposals in response to inquiries and/or cultivation of major donors and prospects
-Creating weekly analytic reports and adjusting gift strategy as needed to meet annual fundraising goals
-Responding to donor inquiries about concert tickets, events, donation opportunities, and other general questions

For More Details: https://rayjordanachan.com/exiled-tongues

Deadline: 12/1

Executive Director

POSITION AVAILABLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Open House New York seeks an energetic, confident leader to become its next Executive Director. The Executive Director will lead the organization into its next chapter, following years of growth that have positioned OHNY as an important platform for public education and engagement about architecture, planning, and design in New York City. The position offers an ideal opportunity to explore themes and issues related to the cultural, social, economic, and environmental future of New York City, as well as cities generally. The organization is committed to the true ideal of the “Open City” – one that is accessible, open, and equitable to all New Yorkers irrespective of their nationality, income level, race, or gender. As leader of a small staff, the successful candidate will be a self-directed person who is insightful and detail oriented, and able to problem-solve and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

For More Details:  www.ohny.org.

Deadline: Oct 1

Digital Imaging Associate

An internationally renowned contemporary artist seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Digital Imaging Associate to join a studio team in Brooklyn, NY.

The Digital Imaging Associate will work with the artist and a small staff to produce renderings, proofs, and film files for the production and development of artwork in conjunction with complex and large-scale projects and exhibitions. This role will also retouch artwork and installation photography and inspect completed artworks. A comprehensive understanding of and respect for the art-making process from start to finish is necessary.

Expert technical skills using Adobe Creative Suite and Rhino or SketchUp are required. A proven and demonstrated ability to expertly use Photoshop, specifically as an artwork production tool, is essential, as are strong written, organizational, and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have the ability to supply digital files for screen printing purposes and build detailed and accurate digital exhibition models. A background in contemporary art, with experience in screen printing and photography are strongly preferred. The Digital Imaging Associate will be precise, self-motivated, attentive to detail, and have a strong sense of urgency.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
– Create screen printing film files and other working materials for internal use and outside fabricators and vendors.
– Assist artist with all phases of artwork development related to the image making process.
– Retouch artwork documentation.
– Build digital models of exhibition spaces with accuracy and precision.
– Inspect artworks during and after the production process.
– Produce condition reports.
– Provide technical support to artist and staff.
– Art handling, packing, and artwork and studio work preparation as needed.

This role requires working on-site at the artist’s Brooklyn studio as well as an ability to respond to requests off-site. #

For more information: [email protected]

Deadline: November 30th

Allied Productions, Inc ~ Grant Writer

Allied Productions, Inc seeks a Grant Writer

Requirements:

• Experience with grant writing for non profit arts organizations
• Knowledge and background in grant writing for:
SMU/Data Arts
NYC Department Of Cultural Affairs
City Council Discretionary Funds
NYC HHS Accelerator
New York State Council On The Arts
NYS Grants Gateway
General knowledge and background in foundation grants.

For more information: www.alliedproductions.org

Deadline: November 30th

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.