Opportunities in the Arts

Listings for local & national jobs, and calls for entry…

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY: Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Rolling

INTERNSHIPS
MAP offers internships for upper level college students, graduate students and recent graduates. Fall, Spring and Summer Internships available. MAP hours: 11 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Saturday.
Interns are responsible for assisting MAP in a variety of ways, ranging from programming to administration, with opportunities for special projects depending on skills and professional interest. Intern duties include: performing research; assisting with gallery preparation and installation; photo/video documentation, coordinating events, gallery sitting, social media and community outreach.
Required: High interest. Positive attitude. Professional demeanor. Reliability.
Preferred: Familiarity with Mac and PC platforms; Microsoft Office; Photoshop; social media.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter briefly outlining their interest in the position and their educational and professional goals, along with a résumé to Caitlin Gill: caitlin@mdartplace.org
Deadlines:
Spring: December 1 (Internship begins in January)
Summer: April 1 (Internship begins in May)
Fall: August 1 (Internship begins in September)
NOTE: MAP internships are unpaid and do not include parking. Academic credit available. 
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY:   Administrative Assistant, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: ASAP

Part-time, hourly, exempt position; evening hours ($17 an hr.)
Maryland Art Place (MAP) seeks an Administrative Assistant to serve in a part-time support role, primarily focused on Programmatic and Development work. The position reports to both the Program Manager and Executive Director. This position has growth potential and may become highly involved in MAP’s basement cabaret/performance venue in the coming year acting as a calendar manager and liaison between MAP’s main administrative offices and basement operations. 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  data entry using the cloud-based platform, Little Green Light; issuing of letters as needed to the public, donors and members of MAP; records retention and refilling of historical records; exhibition and production support; organizing historical files and special event supplies; and working with interns to delegate tasks and duties as needed based on the above list.
Special Events & Openings: 
• Works closely with Executive Director to coordinate MAP’s Annual Benefit exhibition and auction, and other special events as needed.
• Assist with set up and break down for events, as needed.
• Attend off-site openings/receptions, special events, as needed.
The Administrative Assistant position is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.

Requirements: 
BA from a 4-year university or equivalent work experience; Attention to detail; Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple tasks and deadlines; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Comfort working on Macs; Proficiency in the following software programs: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop; Proficient understanding of both the fine art and performing art world with emphasis on the performing arts. Must be mobile and able to run errands.

Valued but not required: 
Knowledge of html; Experience designing catalogues, postcards, and other printed materials 

To apply, please send a cover letter, current resume, and three references to:
Amy Cavanaugh Royce,
Executive Director, Maryland Art Place
amy@mdartplace.org
*Due to the multi-faceted nature of this small non-profit organization, it is understood that the staff works as a team. All staff members hold equal responsibility for maintaining a professional demeanor, assisting others, greeting visitors, fielding inquiries, selling tickets, registering participants, staffing events, maintaining cleanliness of facility, and other support tasks required.
To download the full description click HERE 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
OPPORTUNITY: Current Space, Baltimore, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Rolling


Current Space is an artist-run gallery, studio, and performance space, located in the Westside of downtown Baltimore. 

Responsibilities Include:
Assisting with Instillation and De-instillation
Staffing Openings and Special Events
Sitting One Weekly Gallery Shift (Friday or Saturday noon-4pm)
Attending Meetings 
Studio Visits
Gallery Maintenance 
Customized Tasks Based on Interests and/or as Needed

This is unpaid credited position. Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interests in interning at Current Space.

EMAIL TO intern@currentspace.com

VOLUNTEER We are always looking for help running openings, special events, screen printing posters, install/deinstall, and other odd jobs. 

INTERNSHIP (PAID) OPPORTUNITY
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 3, 2020


JEAN CUSHWA COLLEGE INTERNSHIP
The Jean Cushwa College Internship at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is offered to one qualified college student who is majoring in Fine Art, Art History, Art Education, Museum Studies, or a similar field of
study. The intern will become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the WCMFA and contribute to a variety of museum projects and functions, under the supervision of the Museum staff. The work of the intern will support WCMFA art collections, exhibition planning and management, and/or art education program activities. All interns, regardless of prior experience, will receive an overview of the Museum’s operations as well as specific museum training in collections, exhibitions or art education management, and museum best practices. Interns will benefit from an introduction to behind the scenes work of a professional art museum, and from the opportunity to develop professional skills. The intern must submit to a background check/drug test.

The intern will be chosen by a Selection Committee, comprised of representatives from the WCMFA’s Board of Trustees, Board of Advisors, Director, and Staff. The internship is funded through the Jean Cushwa Art
Internship Fund.

The intern will receive a stipend of up to $1,000.

Application Information:
Please submit the following required materials by April 3, 2020:
Résumé
Current, official transcript
Letter of interest (cover letter)
One letter of recommendation from a professor or advisor
Send complete application* to educ.marketing@wcmfa.org. Zip file not necessary.
*Official transcript may be sent by your school separate from your application packet.

Subject line must be Cushwa Internship Application.
After conducting interviews, the Museum will notify the selected applicant no later than April 17, 2020.

Find this online at http://wcmfa.org/internship-and-scholarship-opportunities/.

Questions may be directed to Jillian MacMaster at 301-739-5727 x 124 or educ.marketing@wcmfa.org

CALL FOR INTERNS: National Geographic Mobile Storytelling Internship, Washington, DC 
DEADLINE: Not Listed


National Geographic is looking for an intern to help our editorial team develop, storyboard, and edit vertical stories for Instagram, Google AMP, and other emerging platforms. The intern with this team should excel at working across mediums, with a strong eye for photography, video, graphic design, and text. You should have fresh ideas for how to make our stories work in these spaces.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with editors, producers, and photographers across National Geographic.
Write, design, and photo/video edit to create engaging, editorially-based tap stories.
Work closely with editorial teams and Nat Geo photographers throughout the story process, from pitching ideas to final QC.
Develop forward-thinking approaches to storytelling on mobile platforms and test new visual experiences.
Support the Deputy Director of Mobile Storytelling in reviewing and providing feedback to mobile producers on vertical content delivered across Nat Geo.

What you bring to the role…
Strong editing skills in Adobe Premiere and motion graphics in After Effects.
Strong skills in journalism and interest in editorial.
Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.
In-depth understanding of mobile platforms, such as Instagram.
Strong, discerning eye for photos and video, and a good sense of how to weave a visual narrative.
Ability to write, edit, and refine text.
Ability to multi-task and ensure deadlines are met.

Internship Eligibility:
All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
All students must be at least 18 years old
All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship. All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Program Dates
All candidates must be available from May/June – August/September
All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Photographer and Videographer (2 Positions), Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, Copake, NY
DEADLINE TO APPLY: ASA
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Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp is a vibrant co-ed camp for children ages 7-16, located in Copake, NY, two hours from NYC in the foothills of the Berkshires. We are currently looking for a Photographer and a Videographer. We offer a full spread of camp activities ranging from aquatics to sports to arts. Taking a job at the Berkshire Hills will be a fun and rewarding experience! 

Dates for positions: 
June 11 – August 12 

Job Descriptions: 
Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp’s photographer will be responsible for helping share the joy of camp. The camp photographer will take and edit pictures to share with our camp families. The pictures will also be used for marketing and promotional purposes. The photographer will be part of the greater camp community and will also be responsible for the safety and care of our campers. 

 Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp’s videographer will be responsible for helping share the joy of camp. The camp photographer will take and edit short videos to share with our camp families. The pictures will also be used for marketing and promotional purposes. The videographer will be part of the greater camp community and will also be responsible for the safety and care of our campers.

How to Apply 
Email Zach Weisbrot Zach@bhecamp.org 
Apply directly on our website https://www.bhecamp.org/staff/staff-application/ 

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES
NEW! CALL TO ARTISTS: Juried Art Exhibition Day Break
Triple Crown Tattoo, Towson, MD 
DEADLINE: Feb 21, 2020


Daybreak is the 2nd annual juried exhibition sponsored by Thao Nguyen Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention by providing scholarships to high school graduating seniors and college students whose art helps treat or bring awareness to mental illness.
 
This year’s theme:  ‘Daybreak’ makes us think of light from darkness: going from the world cloaked in obscurity to the world more fully seen and appreciated. The sun is beyond human control but it warms and illuminates the world; still, we lose sight of it every day. Sometimes sleep carries us through the night and we awake refreshed: sometimes we don’t sleep and still daybreak comes, bringing brighter color into our lives… and hope.
 
Jurors:
Deirdre Aiken, Artist and owner, Triple Crown Tattoo
Jordan Faye Block, Curator/Designer at Thrive Atelier
Jenée Mateer, Associate Professor of Photo Imaging and Chair, Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education, Towson University
 
Curator: Jackie Andrews, TU student and artist
 
Submission Information:
Work can be any 2D or 3D medium so long as it can be hung on the wall. If framed, work should be wired and ready to hang. If unframed, it must be ok to pin the work.
 
Two easy steps to submit: Go to http://www.tnscholarshipforthearts.org/index.html and make a donation of $20 ($10 for students). Email your receipt and three jpegs to ThaoNguyenFoundation@gmail.com.
 
Images should be 1000 pixels on the longest side at 72dpi or no larger than 2MB. Name your file as follows: John_Doe_1.jpg; John_Doe__2.jpg; John_Doe_3.jpg. Please list the file names, titles and prices for your work in the email along with a confirmation receipt no later than 11:59 P.M. on 2/21/2020.
 
By submitting your artwork to Shining Light, you agree to donate 50% of your art, if sold, to Thao Nguyen Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity. All donations are tax deductible.

CALL FOR INTERNS: Policy writing, marketing, constituent outreach, graphic design, or communications.
Baltimore, MD 
DEADLINE: Not Listed

https://www.thiru2020.com/
The Thiru Vignarajah mayoral campaign is accepting applications for the Winter 2019 and Spring 2020 academic sessions. We are looking for interns that are interested in policy writing, marketing, constituent outreach, graphic design, or communications. We are also looking for interns that are excited about Thiru’s message and are industrious.

Our mission statement reads: “As mayor, Thiru will lead the charge against crime and corruption. He will give our kids a fair shot, ensuring universal pre-k and free college at any Maryland institution – from private to trade.  Thiru will lead the city in a new economy, one that creates new jobs and attracts new industry.  One that stimulates growth across the region and one that spends new resources on treating addiction.  Our issues in Baltimore are deep rooted and can’t be fixed overnight, but together, we can help Baltimore become the city it’s destined to be.”

Students can complete our interest  form if they would like to pursue an internship opportunity:
https://docs.google.com/forms/
d/e/
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CALL FOR EXHIBITORS: American University Museum Project Space, Washington, DC
DEADLINE: Rolling


The American University Museum Project Space, launched in Summer 2019, is dedicated to working with academics and nontraditional curators to create exhibitions addressing special topics of interest across the university and the greater Washington, D.C. community. Project Space exhibitions are held three times per year and include a published e-book catalog. 

Projects are not restricted to art! Are you doing a research project on an unknown composer? Perhaps you want to display sheet music and play recordings. Are you an entomologist? We think insects are beautiful. Always in the library? Let’s feature some famous children’s book illustrators.

American University cannot wait to see what you come up with! Exhibitions should highlight educational themes to engage the university community. 

Learn More  
 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: Various arts-related positions, MEOW WOLF, Santa Fe, NM and Las Vegas, NV
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

Meow Wolf is an arts collective and production company that creates and operates immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastical realms of storytelling.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then, Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibits all over the United States and worked with hundreds of artists. The ethos of the company is often described as radically inclusive, where people are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.

Meow Wolf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference or physical or mental disability.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do NOT contact Meow Wolf about this post. Only finalists will be contacted.

Learn More 

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Library Exhibitions Call, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None Listed


The Arlington Public Library is committed to displaying works of art and craft created by and/or of interest to the Arlington community. We exhibit solo and group shows of local artists submitted through the online application process.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Public Schools Humanities Project Artist Roster Application, Arlington, VA
DEADLINE: None ListedThe Humanities Project is Arlington County’s artist-in-education program that sponsors performances, workshops and residencies for students in Arlington County’s public schools and provides professional development opportunities for teachers.
 
If you have a program, workshop and/or performance that you feel would benefit the students and/or teachers in Arlington, the Humanities Project encourages you to apply.
 
Applications can be submitted at any time. Applications will be reviewed in the spring of each year. If you have any questions, please contact the Humanities Coordinator at 703-228-6299.
 
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UPCYCLE REUSE ARTIST MATERIAL SHOP, Alexandria, VA
DEADLINE: None

 
Durant Arts Center
1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314
703-861-8705
Free Parking 
Metro: King Street-Old Town
 
Creative reuse is the process of taking used or recyclable materials and turning them into works of art, home decoration or other useful objects. At UpCycle, we rethink our notion of waste, collecting cast-offs from our community to serve as creative art materials. We collect, organize and prep items for use in a variety of creative capacities.
 
Visit our reuse shop for all of your creative needs! Our inventory is affordable, dynamic and always changing. Materials memberships are available on a daily (fill a bag for a flat fee) or annual basis (unlimited access to our materials for a period of one year).
 
Stop in to see what’s in store for you today.ABOUT THIS EMAIL
This is a random email with various calls and employment opportunities for artists in the Washington, D.C. area and sometimes beyond.

If you have questions, please contact the administrator for each call separately. If you have a suggestion of a call or job opportunity you would like distributed, please contact me, Cynthia Connolly, Special Projects Curator, Arlington Cultural Affairs.
 
Please feel free to forward this email and encourage others to subscribe to the Artist Opportunities email list and share their leads. 

Full-time Art Faculty position opening

Montgomery College seeks Full-time Art Faculty candidate…

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Job Title

Art Faculty (Photo/Digital/Foundations)

Job Description Summary

Montgomery College (Maryland), Takoma Park/Silver Spring is seeking a full-time art faculty member to fill a position for fall 2018. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner to join our vibrant arts community. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts encompasses several artistic fields. We offer classes in dance, film, music, theater, graphic design, and visual arts. The department presents twelve art exhibitions, produces two theater productions; and offers numerous dance and music concerts in our outstanding facilities each year.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach studio courses in all levels of digital and darkroom photography.
  • Teach studio courses in foundations and/or digital arts.
  • Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to the discipline.
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend, accelerated sections, and/or online courses. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • Serve on or lead department, discipline, campus, and college committees.
  • Provide academic advising to students.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention activities for the department.
  • Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master of Fine Arts (or equivalent degree) in visual arts.
  • College-level teaching experience in the visual arts. (Graduate school experience is acceptable, but applicant must have been the instructor of record.)
  • Experience teaching college-level darkroom and/or digital photography.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate computer/digital technology into course delivery.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional activity in the visual arts.
  • Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, all levels of black and white fine art photography.
  • Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, digital fine art photography.
  • Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, digital media courses.
  • Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, art foundations courses.
  • Experience coordinating, or demonstrated ability to coordinate, a black and white darkroom.
  • Experience teaching online courses.
  • Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience supporting underprepared students.

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Application Process:

In addition to the online MC application, applicant must upload the following 3 PDFs to Dropbox.com at https://www.dropbox.com/request/couXVPwpQKA1VoCMXq85. All files must be uploaded by the March 30, 2018 deadline.

  • One pdf containing, in this order: a cover letter, CV/Resume, artist statement, list of college-level credit courses taught, sample course syllabus, and sample project description. (Filename: Lastname_writtendocs) 
  • A second pdf containing: Up to 20 images (including details) of personal professional work. Each image should be identified with title, media, dimensions, and year of completion. Image portfolio may be accompanied with up to 4 minutes of video.(Filename: Lastname_images) 
  • A third pdf containing: Up to 20 images of student work for which the applicant was instructor of record. Each image should be identified with course title, media, and a brief description (50 words or less) of the assignment objectives. (Filename: Lastname_studentimages) 

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing Date

Friday, March 30, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Towson University job listing

Safety Tech wanted for 3D studio…

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Job Description:  3D Studio Safety Technician – (170000WC)

Job Purpose:   The Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education within the College of Fine Arts & Communication is seeking a full-time, 3D Studio Safety Technician to work equally among the Sculpture, Ceramics, 3D Object Design, and Metals/Jewelry programs. The incumbent will also oversee general operations and safety practices for the department.

Description:  Oversee maintenance of general, power, and specialized equipment related to sculpture, 3D object design, ceramics, and metals/jewelry; material and chemical handling including storage, use, and disposal according to university protocol, MSDS preparation, coordinate and enforce safety practices; manage inventory and order regular supplies per each area coordinator; manage studio monitors, hold informational and training sessions; maintain safety records and standards. Perform semesterly inspections of the Art Department facilities and hazardous waste and report findings to the department chair.

Qualifications:  Associates degree in a related field, and two years of related work experience. Knowledge of and mechanical skills to install and maintain a wide variety of equipment in sculpture, metals, 3D printing, object design, and ceramics. Working knowledge of best practices in studio safety. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills, detail-oriented, ability to work with students, self-motivated problem solver, and professional demeanor. Physically must be able to mix/move clay, bags of plaster, silica, etc. and/or lift 80lbs. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

 Note:  A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate.

 Salary and Benefits:  $38,204 annually with full University benefits including annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required. 

The Clery Act specifies the federal right to know about crimes occurring on or near college or university campus. In compliance with the act, Towson University distributes the annual Clery Report, which can be found here. 

Organization: Academic Affairs Division

Primary Location: Main Campus

Job Posting:  Oct 5, 2017

D.C. firm seeks candidates for position

Golden Triangle Business Improvement District seeks “Public Space Activation Manager”…

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Public Space Activation Manager, Washington, D.C.

DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled

Reports To:  Senior Director of Planning and Policy

Company Background:

Founded in 1997, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) encompasses 43-square downtown blocks and works to enhance the public space from the White House to Dupont Circle and 16th Street, NW to 21st Street, NW. The BID’s vision is for a safe, clean, attractive and user friendly downtown that confirms Washington as the premier business and entertainment destination in the region and contributes to the perception that downtown Washington is a world-class destination.

In addition to its focus of maintaining an environment that is clean, safe and welcoming, the BID regularly initiates capital improvements to create attractive and unique urban spaces throughout the Golden Triangle neighborhood. The BID has taken the lead on activating public spaces, developing and implementing permanent public art projects, converting  to bio-retention areas, improving parks through design and transforming the Connecticut Avenue streetscape from K Street to Dupont Circle.

The day-to-day management is overseen by a full-time staff headquartered in the center of the BID. The BID is a non-profit 501(c)(6) corporation that elects a Board of Directors to govern its activities and is currently one of ten Washington-based Business Improvement Districts.

Summary:

The Public Space Activation Manager will develop and implement a broad range of programs and projects for the continued vitality of the Golden Triangle neighborhood working closely with city and federal officials and other Golden Triangle stakeholders. The incumbent must have a passion for transforming the urban environment and strong skills in planning, project management, budgeting and the ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders and parties. This is a wonderful opportunity to activate the public realm in the central business district through public art, cultural events, public space improvements and other placemaking and activation tools.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages an overall strategy for placemaking and activating the public realm (such as parks, sidewalks, and open spaces) through permanent and temporary public art, cultural events, public space improvements, pop up retail and other activation tools.

Develops activation concepts, identifies partners, develops detailed project plans, manages budgets and provides contract management. Closely tracks schedule adherence and intervenes when appropriate.

Establishes and fosters relationships with artists, designers, the commercial real estate community and other stakeholders.

Works closely with city and federal agencies involved in approval processes, including DC Department of Transportation, National Park Service and historic preservation authorities. Includes approval, coordination and permitting.

Researches grant and other funding opportunities. Assists with writing grant proposals.

Works closely with the BID’s event manager to implement planning and with sponsorship manager to effectively tailor proposals that meet the needs of both the sponsor and the BID.

Keeps abreast of trends and opportunities in placemaking and activation.

Assists Senior Planning Director with other planning projects as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Four to six years’ experience in Arts Management, Planning, Architecture, Public Administration or related field preferred.

Proven ability to manage projects, solve problems, apply sound judgment, and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast‐paced environment.

Demonstrated experience in working well with stakeholders and navigating complex approval processes and schedules.

Strong communication and organizational skills.

Demonstrated experience with projects that involve urban design elements.

A passion for public space activation and the BID’s mission and programs.

Experience with public art, culture, and/or international community desired.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree required.

More Information

 

Positions open at MoCADA

MoCADA is hiring…

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If you’re interested in working at a dynamic, mission driven organization that uses art to empower, educate, and uplift people of African descent, then you’ve come to the right place!  Please see below for open positions.

Resume and cover letter for current open positions are due no later than September 5th.

PLEASE EMAIL COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:   JOBS@MOCADA.ORG

Open Positions:

Operations & Admin Manger (Part-Time)

Exhibitions & Programs Manager (Full-Time)

 

About MoCADA

The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) uses the visual arts as a point of departure for exploring new artistic production across a variety of disciplines. Through exhibitions and programming, MoCADA incites dialogue on pressing social and political issues facing the African Diaspora, and fosters a dynamic space for the creation and continuous evolution of culture.