Chicago Humanities Festival/Curb Center, Vanderbilt

From Elizabeth Francis, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities,

Two major arts and humanities organizations are seeking skilled and experienced leaders to fill key positions. The well-known Chicago Humanities Festival seeks an Artistic Director charged with “providing a creative and dynamic artistic vision” for this 25-year-old organization. The Festival presents more than 140 programs annually, attracts a live audience of more than 40,000, and reaches millions more through online programs. The Artistic Director is the primary artistic leader and spokesperson for the Festival and has primary responsibility for creating the festival themes and areas of programmatic focus.

The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member (rank and field open) for the position ofAssociate Director. The Curb Center is a “national policy center committed to research and teaching that prompt leaders to rethink the place of art and creativity in our world.”  The Center has a dual mission, one engaging students in creative practice workshops and leadership seminars and the other focusing on national and international cultural policy.

Art in Public Places Coordinator (West Palm Beach FL)

Name 15-004-101838

Job Title Art in Public Places Coordinator (PT 30 hours/week)

Location

Organization Name Department of Parks and Recreation

Department Description

Brief Description

The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 102,000) – with its sunny palm-lined

streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic

neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals – is a slice of paradise

whose hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort. West Palm Beach

is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing

areas in the country. We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity,

both in the community we serve and in our workplace.

The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses

55 square miles and is blessed with a downtown intracoastal waterfront.

The City features a variety of national recognized cultural and leisure

activities. West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of

government since 1993. This system combines the strong political

leadership of a Mayor, who is responsible for running the affairs of the

City, with an elected City Commission.

Explore the many opportunities available for those who work, live or play

in the paradise we call City of West Palm Beach!

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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Detailed Description

Job Requirements

Additional Details

How To Apply

$46,193/annualized

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

method.

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.

Grade 54

Maximum Salary 34.31

Position Name

Functional Area General

Closing Date 31-Oct-2014

Art in Public Places Coordinator – Job Posting.pdf

Head of Education (Santa Fe/ NMMoA)

Head of Education (DCA #27254)
Please do not contact the Department of Cultural Affairs Human Resources Bureau about this posting. Questions about the position should be directed to the Agency Contact listed at the bottom
of this message.
*SALARY:*
$21.53 – $37.46 Hourly
$44,782.40 – $77,916.80 Annually
*OPENING DATE:* 10/07/14
*CLOSING DATE:* 11/07/1411:59 PM
*DEPARTMENT:* Department of Cultural Affairs
*LOCATION:* Santa Fe (City)
*JOB DESCRIPTION:
*
*IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Attached resumes will _not_ be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the
Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section*
*prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website:
**Employment with the State of New Mexico*
*Purpose of Position:
*This position will provide museum specific strategic and managerial leadership for the Museum of Art’s Educational Program, public programs and overall visitor experience, and is a key position in the public face of the museum. This position will be responsible for leading our efforts to reach into diverse communities; to create accessible and innovative programs and to build an innovative learning culture within the museum. The position leads and oversees the planning, development and implementation of museum programs, workshops, lectures, and special events to expand the educational role of the museum in formal education for schools as well as lifelong self-directed learning. This position will ensure that the museum addresses key issues in museum education
and keeps up to date with innovations in museums efvducation. This position will develop public programs so the museum is seen as an educational institution in New Mexico. This position will be responsible for the creation and implementation of an Audience Development strategy that binds our core visitors more closely to us and reaches out to new audiences and under-served communities.

This position is a Pay Band 80.
*CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION:*
*Administrative Operations Manager I*
*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:*
A Bachelors Degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of professional level experience with a tactical impact directly related to the purpose of the position defined by the agency at the time of recruitment. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling ten (10) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
A hiring agency will designate a portion of the required experience to include supervisory and/or specialized experience. Any required licensure, certification or registration shall be defined at the time of recruitment and will be in addition to the above requirements.
Employment Requirements:

N/A
Statutory Requirements:

If a Statutory Requirement is associated with a position in this Manager Category, it will apply.
*SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:*
Working Conditions:

Walking, lifting up to 20 lbs. including moving art work, set up of equipment and furniture for public programs, working at the computer for up to 6 hours a day, sometimes work in dusty, dirty work areas. Some out of state travel may be required. May have to
work on occasional after hour events.
Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this Manager Category Level will vary based on each agencys utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted.
Default FLSA Status:
Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agencys utilization of the position.
Bargaining Unit:
Not Represented
Agency Contact Information:

Mary Kershaw, (505) 476-5073 email: Mary.Kershaw@state.nm.us
Link to Agency:

www.newmexicoculture.org/welcome.html
Applicant Help/How to Apply:

www.spo.state.nm.us/State_Employment.aspx
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.spo.state.nm.us

2600 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Job #2014-05228
HEAD OF EDUCATION (DCA #27254+)

House Museum Curator, Atlanta

(See Ron if interested in applying. The Director is a colleague.)

The Watson-Brown Foundation seeks a professional to curate the May Goodrum House in Atlanta. The Curator will be charged with all aspects of taking the thoughtfully restored house and grounds from a nearly complete restoration to a fully functioning house museum.

Job Responsibilities
Manage and maintain the home and its collection
Create interpretive, disaster, and collections plans
Develop outreach and educational programming
Conduct tours
Possesses the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and in critical situations as required.
Maintains cordial, cooperative, and professional work relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
Maintains a professional appearance consistent with Foundation standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will:
Be a U.S. Citizen or possess a valid U.S. work visa and be presently residing in the United
States.
Requisite skills include museum standards and best practices, collections management, real knowledge of historic preservation standards and best practices, historical research methods and superb abilities of communication.
Educational requirements include a Master’s degree in history, public history, museum studies, historic preservation or similar discipline.
Software knowledge includes Microsoft office suite and PastPerfect
Have 5 years curatorial work in a historic house museum or similar environment.

About the Organization
The Goodrum House is located in the Buckhead section of Atlanta. The site is owned and
operated by the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. The Watson-Brown Foundation is a
Foundation dedicated to improving education in the American South by funding its schools and
students, preserving its history, encouraging responsible scholarship, and promoting the
memory and values of its spiritual founders. The Foundation owns and operates three historic
house museums. For more information about the Watson-Brown Foundation access
http://www.watson-brown.org.

Salary & Work Schedule
Salary: Depends upon experience
Benefits: 2 weeks paid vacation, employer paid health insurance, Simple IRA employer match
Full time, 40 hours per week, occasional weekends and evenings as required.
How To Apply
Applicants must submit:
a cover letter a resume
salary requirements (current salary amount is fine)
Submit applications to:
Elizabeth Moore
Watson-Brown Foundation
310 Tom Watson Way
Thomson, GA 30824
706-595-8886
emoore@watson-brown.org

MFA, Boston – MANAGER OF FAMILY PROGRAMS

Under the direction of the Head of Gallery Learning, the Manager of Family Programs will coordinate and facilitate gallery learning experiences for young audiences. Essential functions include: design and implement family learning activities for specific Museum-wide events, such as School Vacation Week and Community Open Houses, as well as family events coordinated by Membership and other departments; facilitate drop-in gallery learning activities and events for families, such as Family Art Cart and Playdates; train and supervise adjunct staff, work-study students, and interns as teachers and program facilitators; schedule staff for events and programs; working with the Head of Gallery Learning, participate in writing and developing interactive materials and self-guided activities for gallery use by families, drawing on input from the Head of Interpretation and the Curator of Education, as appropriate; working with department staff and adjunct educators, develop and implement interactive and engaging teaching methods; participate in customer service training in relation to family audiences for frontline staff and others throughout the Museum. Responsible for administration of family programs including budgeting, maintaining program web pages, scheduling staff, overseeing specific programs, and maintaining program records regarding budget, supplies, attendance. May require some evening and weekend work.

B.A. or B.F.A. in art or art education required, along with 3 to 5 years of museum experience preferred. Additional qualifications include: strong organizational and interpersonal skills; creative thinker and problem solver; computer experience, including Excel and web management systems; experience working with children; studio art experience.

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to:resumes@mfa.org. You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Director, Tarble Arts Center (Eastern IL University)

Director, Tarble Arts Center

Job ID: 20302289
Position Title: Director, Tarble Arts Center
Company Name: Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University
Job Function: Directors/Administrators
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Charleston, Illinois, 61920, United States
Posted: September 22, 2014
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master’s Degree
Min Experience: 5-7 Years
Required Travel: 0-10%
Company: Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University
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Contact Person: Dr. Dana Ringuette, Search Committee Chair Phone: 217-581-2428
Email Address: dringuette Fax: 217-581-7209
Apply URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/26574
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Job Description

Eastern Illinois University seeks a director for the Tarble Arts Center, the university’s art museum. The Director will be a dynamic and creative leader who has proven success in envisioning and implementing strategic planning. He or she will have a passion for diverse object-based learning and practical managerial experience in programming, community outreach, budgeting, and fundraising. He or she will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with university faculty, students, and administrators; artists and scholars; museum donors and patrons; school teachers and administrators; and other related constituents and stakeholders. The Director will continue efforts to integrate Tarble Arts Center programs and collections into EIU’s education and service mission, will sustain and expand the Center’s service to the greater east-central Illinois community, and will maintain affiliations with local, regional, state, and national museum professional organizations.

The Director has primary responsibility for the administration and promotion of the Tarble Arts Center’s programs, projects, and collections, in support of the educational and public service mission of EIU, and oversight of the Tarble Arts Center facility. The Director serves as curator of exhibitions and of collections, develops and implements educational and engagement programs and projects, coordinates all development/fund-raising activities, maintains affiliations with other university units, museum professional organizations and east-central cultural organizations, stays current regarding university museum best practices, and annually teaches one graduate-level art exhibition practices Art course.

Job Requirements

This position requires a minimum of an undergraduate degree in the visual arts, an advanced degree in Museum Studies or a related discipline, and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an art museum or gallery, or related environment, preferably associated with an institution of higher education. Also required are demonstrated abilities in the administration of personnel, budgets and facilities in an efficient and effective manner; long-range planning and assessment; grant-writing and fundraising; and enthusiastic support for serving diverse constituencies.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for five references, statement of leadership philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). Send application materials to Interfolio at (apply.interfolio.com/26574)

Review of applications will begin on November 7, and will continue until campus interviews are scheduled.

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Contact Person: Dr. Dana Ringuette, Search Committee Chair Phone: 217-581-2428
Email Address: dringuette Fax: 217-581-7209
Apply URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/26574
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