Job Title Art in Public Places Coordinator (PT 30 hours/week)
Organization Name Department of Parks and Recreation
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Under general supervision, performs duties related to the organization
and operation of Art in Public Places within the City of West Palm Beach.
This position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing public
art projects and programs as well as providing lead staff support for the
Art in Public Places Committee (Committee). The work includes
considerable interaction with the public, the Committee, artists, art
organizations and local, State and federal arts organizations/agencies as
well as with other City departments to integrate art works into public and
private development in the City from scope development to completion.
This position exercises a high degree of independent judgment and
initiative in the planning, development and implementation of the Art in
Public Places program and is expected to independently develop and
administer the program and projects as assigned.
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How To Apply
This is a part time position working 30 hours per week.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major
in visual arts, Public or Business Administration or related field; five
years progressively responsible experience in arts management; or any
equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
A valid State of Florida driver’s license, required. A valid driver’s license
from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized
upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s
license within 30 days from day of employment.
The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a
combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience,
written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment
If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply online by
selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting.
Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.
The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity
employer. Veterans’ preference will be given in accordance with
Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the
minimum requirements of the position. Background
investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is
required as condition of employment.
Maximum Salary 34.31
Functional Area General
Closing Date 31-Oct-2014
Art in Public Places Coordinator – Job Posting.pdf