Employment

Listings for visual arts-related employment opportunities in the Philadelphia region

  • Family Arts Academy – Teaching Artist

    Deadline May 15: The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) seeks a Teaching Artist interested in education and the transformative power of art to engage the Philadelphia community in a family art-making workshop. PAFA’s Family Arts Academy engages families in art making that relates both to our collection and the teaching artist’s work. This is a temporary position during the Fall of 2015. Must be able to work Sundays from 12-4pm (plus additional time for prep). Teaching Artists receive a stipend. Supplies are provided.
    This position will develop, plan and deliver two hour art making workshops, inspired by PAFA’s collection and their studio work; Collaborate with the Family Arts Coordinator about workshops to: State objectives, Discuss materials, List supplies needed, Provide examples, and Produce guidelines; Create a visual introduction (a power point or other visual aid) to demonstrate art technique or process; Facilitate family art making with help of volunteers and Family Arts Coordinator; Develop a take away project related to your workshop.
    Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in art or education. Prior experience in a classroom or teaching setting is desired. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to engage, challenge and interest others through communication, art appreciation and art-making. Qualified applicants will have strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and the ability to multitask.
    Deadline to Apply: Friday, May 15th, 2015
    To Apply

    Qualified candidates should send a workshop proposal, cover letter, resume, and references by the deadline: May 15th to jobs@pafa.org, fax to 215-972-6194, or mail to Human Resources, 128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102. Please include “FAA Teaching Artist” in the subject line. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates for all positions. PAFA encourages members of all diverse groups to seek employment with us.

    Listing Expires: 05/16/2015

  • Plant Maintenance Technician (PT) – Hoffman Design Group

    Hoffman Design Group’s purpose is to leave people and their environments in a better
    place than we found them. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join
    our Interior Plant Maintenance team, handling plant maintenance in client offices,
    lobbies, hotels, restaurants, and more. Our Plant Maintenance Technicians are
    reimbursed mileage for using their own vehicles to service areas including: center city
    Philadelphia, surrounding counties, Delaware, and New Jersey. The route for this
    position is more specific to southwestern New Jersey and would be about 3 days per
    week.
    The Plant Maintenance Technician should be an expert in the identification and
    maintenance of all plant and flower varieties utilized by the company or be able to learn
    this information within a reasonable amount of time, complete all written and verbal
    communication as required, and maintain a consistently professional appearance and
    demeanor, according to company standards. Duties include watering, trimming, treating,
    cleaning, and pruning plants and flowers in client spaces in a safe and non-invasive
    manner. A high level of self-motivation and accountability is required.
    Qualifications include:
    *Experience preferred
    *Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changes in the daily schedule
    *Excellent personal skills when interacting with the public, clients, and co-workers
    *Ability to use general computer programs
    *Ability to use computerized hand-held telephone systems with training
    *Must have, or develop in a reasonable amount of time, a consistent ability to
    successfully maintain all interior plants and flowers
    *Minimum high school diploma or the equivalent
    *Must have clean driving record with valid Driver’s License and be in possession of it at
    all times
    *Personal vehicle must be fully insured — mileage will be reimbursed
    *Lift and carry plants, water, and materials up to 40 lbs
    *Push and maneuver any size portable water machine necessary for interior
    maintenance
    *Stand and walk for extended periods of time
    *Sit and/or ride in vehicles for extended periods of time
    *Working in temperatures ranging from warm to cool
    P/T w/ 401k
    Compensation: $14-$15 per hour depending on experience/qualifications

    Phone – 610.459.1407
    Toll Free Phone – 888.416.8460
    Fax – 610.459.1408
    Email – info@hoffmandesigngroup.com

    Address
    Hoffman Design Group, Inc.
    900 Carpenters Crossing
    Folcroft, PA 19032

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  • Plant Maintenance Technician – Hoffman Design Group

    Hoffman Design Group’s purpose is to leave people and their environments in a better
    place than we found them. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join
    our Interior Plant Maintenance team, handling plant maintenance in client offices,
    lobbies, hotels, restaurants, and more. Our Plant Maintenance Technicians are
    reimbursed mileage for using their own vehicles to service areas including: center city
    Philadelphia, surrounding counties, Delaware, and New Jersey. The route for this
    position is more specific to center city Philadelphia.
    The Plant Maintenance Technician should be an expert in the identification and
    maintenance of all plant and flower varieties utilized by the company or be able to learn
    this information within a reasonable amount of time, complete all written and verbal
    communication as required, and maintain a consistently professional appearance and
    demeanor, according to company standards. Duties include watering, trimming, treating,
    cleaning, and pruning plants and flowers in client spaces in a safe and non-invasive
    manner. A high level of self-motivation and accountability is required.
    Qualifications include:
    *Experience preferred
    *Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changes in the daily schedule
    *Excellent personal skills when interacting with the public, clients, and co-workers
    *Ability to use general computer programs
    *Ability to use computerized hand-held telephone systems with training
    *Must have, or develop in a reasonable amount of time, a consistent ability to
    successfully maintain all interior plants and flowers
    *Minimum high school diploma or the equivalent
    *Must have clean driving record with valid Driver’s License and be in possession of it at
    all times
    *Personal vehicle must be fully insured — mileage will be reimbursed
    *Lift and carry plants, water, and materials up to 40 lbs
    *Push and maneuver any size portable water machine necessary for interior
    maintenance
    *Stand and walk for extended periods of time
    *Sit and/or ride in vehicles for extended periods of time
    *Working in temperatures ranging from warm to cool
    F/T w/ medical benefits and 401k.
    Compensation: $14-$15 per hour depending on experience/qualifications

    Phone – 610.459.1407
    Toll Free Phone – 888.416.8460
    Fax – 610.459.1408
    Email – info@hoffmandesigngroup.com

    Address
    Hoffman Design Group, Inc.
    900 Carpenters Crossing
    Folcroft, PA 19032

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  • Installer – Hoffman Design Group

    Hoffman Design Group’s purpose is to leave people and their environments in a better
    place than we found them. We do this by bringing horticultural elements into peoples’
    spaces and connecting them with nature. We are currently seeking an energetic, highly
    organized individual to join our team in serving our customers.
    The Installer is responsible for the delivery and installation of our full range of products,
    including interior and exterior tropical and flowering plants, planters, fresh cut floral
    designs, event and party decorations, artwork, furniture, and holiday displays. Duties
    also include warehouse organization and upkeep, maintenance of interior and exterior
    plant material, and driving utility vans and box trucks in center city Philadelphia and the
    surrounding area.
    Qualifications:
    *Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
    *Ability to work under pressure with a deadline and adapt to changes in the daily
    schedule
    *Excellent interpersonal skills dealing with customers and the public
    *Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
    *Ability to use computer programs, including mobile devices
    Compensation: $15-$17 per hour, FT, medical benefits, 401k

    Phone – 610.459.1407
    Toll Free Phone – 888.416.8460
    Fax – 610.459.1408
    Email – info@hoffmandesigngroup.com

    Address
    Hoffman Design Group, Inc.
    900 Carpenters Crossing
    Folcroft, PA 19032

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  • Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art – DCCA

    Deadline June 5: The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (www.thedcca.org), a dynamic non-collecting contemporary art center located on the Riverfront Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware, seeks a skilled and team-oriented Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art to start in June 2015. The position will be responsible for building and implementing a program of temporary and travelling exhibitions for the center. An ability to serve artists, cultivate and maintain positive relationships with patrons and collectors, engage community and program partners, and work with the DCCA’s Education Department to meaningfully connect with area students and educators are important aspects of this position.

    Position Responsibilities
    The functions and responsibilities listed below are those that represent the majority of time spent working in this job. Management may assign additional essential functions and responsibilities related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
    • Conduct ongoing research and organize a cohesive program of exhibitions of contemporary art for six on-site galleries.
    • Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and senior staff to cultivate trustees, collectors, donors, and artists for program support and capital support. Participate in fundraising events; organize travel opportunities for patrons, as well as selected donors and trustees.
    • Manage curatorial department staff.
    • Working with the Education Department, devise interpretative strategies for understanding the works exhibited, through labels and other media. In addition, work with Education and Special Events to devise a calendar of lectures, symposia, and other programs for all audience levels to complement the DCCA’s contemporary program.
    • Regularly network with peers nationally and internationally to co-organize exhibitions and tour DCCA-originated projects.
    • Collaborate with guest curators and artists on project-based installations and programs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the position.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Advanced knowledge of contemporary art and visual culture.
    • Skills in arts-based research and visual analysis.
    • Ability to effectively write for and speak to both scholarly and general audiences.
    • Ability to manage large projects and must be able to prioritize and delegate work as needed.
    • Must communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff.
    • Maintain high standards of professional etiquette.
    • Have working knowledge of all curator/registrar operation procedures.
    • Must understand the building and management of budgets, and routinely report accurate financial data to the Executive Director, Associate Director for Administration, and other management as needed.
    • Ability to interact smoothly with artists, donors, colleagues, educators, and students.
    • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team of dedicated professionals.
    • Ability to think creatively and across disciplines.
    • Ability to multi-task.

    Required Education and Experience
    • Master’s degree in art, art history, or related field, or related experience.
    • Three or more years of contemporary curatorial experience is preferred.
    • Evidence of past innovative, interdisciplinary programming.
    • Demonstrated evidence of clear writing

    The position reports directly to the Executive Director and is a full-time salaried position that is eligible for the DCCA’s benefit package. Salary offered is commensurate with experience.

    The DCCA actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    To Apply
    Applications should include the following: a cover letter; a statement, not to exceed two pages, about the applicant’s research and interest in curating at the DCCA; examples of writing and publication; curriculum vitae; and names of three professional references.

    For best consideration applications should be submitted no later than June 5, 2015 to:

    John Shipman, Executive Director
    Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
    200 South Madison Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801

    Listing Expires: 06/06/2015

  • Lead Teacher – DCCA Summer Camp

    Program Description: The DCCA offers six sessions of summer camp for ages 4 – 15. Children will work with professionally trained Teaching Artists and have full access to DCCA galleries. Campers will explore contemporary takes on a number of art themes. Campers will explore these themes in an interdisciplinary way by using visual art making, interpretive games, performance art and physical activity. Art activities will utilize a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media.
    Responsibilities:
    • Teaching class of a maximum of fifteen students 4 – 15 (ages range depending on session)
    • Develop studio curriculum that relates to weekly camp themes
    • Maintain studio classroom facility, set-up and clean-up daily
    • Overseeing Assistant Teaching Artists and Future Teaching Artists (if applicable)
    • Coordination and facilitation of visual art making projects, interpretive games and physical activities each day
    Minimum Requirements:
    Education:
    • BA or BFA in Art, Art Education, Art History, or related field. (MA/MFA in Studio Art, Art Education preferred)
    Work Experience:
    • Demonstrated experience working with K-6 children
    • Children’s art curriculum development and implementation
    Skills & Abilities:
    • Comfortable teaching a variety of mediums and styles
    • Ability to work with students of varying skill levels and ages
    • Creatively engage students with DCCA exhibitions and Camp themes
    Schedule: June 22 – August 7
    • Session 1: June 22 – June 26, Ages 4 – 6, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm*
    • Session 2: July 6 – July 10, Ages 7 – 9, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    • Session 3: July 13 – July 17, Ages 7 – 9, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    • Session 4: July 20 – July 24, Ages 10 – 12, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    • Session 5: July 27 – July 31, Ages 10 – 12, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
    • Session 6: August 3 – August 7, Ages 13 – 15, 12:30 – 4:30 pm*
    Summer Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am ‐ 4 pm (*unless otherwise noted) with pre-camp from 8 – 10 am and post-camp from 4 – 6 pm. The Lead Teacher will receive 30 minute for lunch daily from July 6 – July 31 between 12:30 – 1 pm. Hours and schedule are dependent on enrollment and are subject to change. Lead Teachers are not required to work all camp weeks; more than one Lead Teacher is often hired.

    Pay Rate: $25/hr
    Application Requirements:
    • Resume that indicates teaching experience, cover letter, examples of own studio work, student work, &/or art curricula
    SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO: Sarah Ware, Curator of Education, sware@thedcca.org

    Listing Expires: 06/22/2015

  • Assistant Teacher – DCCA Summer Camp

    The DCCA (www.thedcca.org) offers six sessions of summer camp for ages 4 – 15. Children will work with professionally trained Teaching Artists and have full access to DCCA galleries. Campers will explore contemporary takes on a number of art themes. Campers will explore these themes in an interdisciplinary way by using visual art making, interpretive games, performance art and physical activity. Art activities will utilize a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media.

    Application Requirements:
    • Resume that indicates teaching experience, cover letter, examples of own studio work, student work, &/or art curricula
    SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO: Sarah Ware, Curator of Education, sware@thedcca.org

    Listing Expires: 06/22/2015

  • Art Education Project Manager – Mural Arts Program

    As a member of Mural Arts’ management team, he or she will be able to articulate goals and create strategies that serve not only departmental objectives, but also the mission of the organization, and build and maintain effective relationships among staff, artists, funders, and community partners.

    The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills required to engage and inspire youth aged 10 to 21 through the visual arts. This person will be dedicated to expanding youth opportunities that will empower them to share their voice, contribute to their communities and develop as leaders.

    Essential Responsibilities
    • Create dynamic, innovative quality art projects in collaboration with the MAP leadership, teaching artists, contracted artists and students.
    • Ensure that projects are integrated into the project based learning curriculum.
    • Connect with the larger contemporary art scene locally, nationally and internationally to maintain knowledge of current developments in the field of socially engaged art.
    • Identify, initiate, and pursue new programmatic and project opportunities in collaboration with the leadership of the program.
    • Oversee the budget management of the art education projects.
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with Mural Arts’ partners.
    • Supervision and mentoring responsibilities as appropriate.
    • Facilitate production of all art education projects, from conception through completion, including: oversight of contracts with artists and sub-contractors, site identification and securing of all necessary authorizations and permits; design review and approval of artwork; coordination and supervision of each project’s artist and/or artistic team; coordination of ordering, distribution and tracking of all project supplies and equipment.
    • Create and monitor project timelines.
    • Coordinate community outreach and events, including community meetings, paint days, and dedications.
    • Coordinate all art education project documentation, including images of final design, finished project, and written descriptions.
    • Contribute to evaluation of and reporting to funders on project outcomes.

    Qualifications include:
    • Strategic and creative thinker;
    • Demonstration of innovative thinking and implementation of art education and digital media initiatives;
    • Knowledge /Experience with national art education field, including best practices in community and project based education;
    • At least five years’ experience in an urban educational setting, preferably art-based, preferably working with under-served, at-risk, truant, and/or delinquent youth;
    • Ability to thrive in a high profile and fast-paced dynamic environment;
    • Not-for-profit administration and management experience in the arts, art education, education, or related field, including supervisory management of budgets, staff, projects, long-term partnerships, and short and long-range planning;
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;
    • MA in Education, Art Education, Arts Administration, related field or equivalent experience in field of education or art education;
    • Valid driver’s license;
    • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, data management, graphic software, and web/internet utilization;
    • Up-to-date Child Abuse, FBI and Criminal clearances;
    Competitive compensation, including health and dental benefits.

    The Mural Arts Program is an equal opportunity employer.

    To Apply

    Please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and salary requirements to arted.resumes@muralarts.org with Art Education Project Manager in the subject line. Paper submissions will not be accepted. Deadline to apply: May 21, 2015.

  • Call for Volunteers – Art for the Cash Poor 16

    Which volunteer shift do you want the most?
    Hanging in the VIP room with bands.
    Lording it as master (or maiden) of the beer tent.
    Snagging event photos to be published on the site.
    Being the art fan that makes art happen.

    Saturday, June 13 + Sunday, June 14, from noon – 6 pm, rain or shine*

    Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia

    There is an additional ticketed preview on Friday, June 12, 5:30 – 9 pm.

    To apply, please select available shifts using the form at the link.

    Listing Expires: 06/13/2015

  • Marketing and Merchandising Manager – Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

    Structure: The Marketing and Merchandising Manager is a 32-hour/week position and reports to the Executive Director. Flexible schedule but preference is Wed-Sat or Thurs-Sun.

    General Duties: The Marketing and Merchandising Manager works closely with the Executive Director to manage all marketing efforts for the Guild and overseeing merchandising for the Guild Store.

    Click here for more information.

  • Membership/Event Manager – Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

    Structure: The Membership/Event Manager is a 32-hour/week position and reports to the Executive Director. Flexible schedule but preference is Thurs-Sun.

    General Duties: The Membership/Event Manager works closely with the Designer Board, Standards Committee and Executive Director to provide quality Fine Craft Fairs, uphold organizational craft standards, oversee the Master Artisan program and develop/manage a growing membership program.

    Click here for more information.

  • Call for Vocal Artist – Collaborative Ensemble

    Call for actress or vocal artist with speaking knowledge of either French, German, or Mandarin to collaborate on site-specific vocal performance, must have some video experience.
    Hours-schedule-compensation – to be discussed at interview.
    Contact Rob Solomon 215.8505384 or email r.rmsolo@verizon.net.

  • Call for Videographer – Collaborative Ensemble

    We are a collaborative ensemble and will need the services and creative support of a videographer experienced in dance/theater rehearsal and performance. We are scheduled for 3 performances in Spring 2015 at Race St. Pier for a contemporary adaptation of “red riding hood” tale. Position will be line item on budget; compensation, hours, schedule to be discussed at interview. Some of the videography will be integrated into the body of the work, projected onto adjacent pier.

    Contact Rob Solomon 215.8505384, r.rmsolo@verizon.net

  • Multimedia Teaching Assistant – Y.A.L.E. Media and Communications

    Private school for students with disabilities ages 6-21 seeks creative, multimedia-savvy individual for Multimedia Teaching Assistant position. Full-time entry-level position with possible growth potential, suitable for recent graduates or those completing a degree in education, media, photography/video etc.

    Works with teaching staff and students in graphic design computer lab/classroom and in video production studio, assisting students with multimedia assignments and projects; helps supervise students within vocational school-to-work program; supports the implementation of lesson plans and projects related to graphic design and multimedia.

    Photographs and video records student activities, school events, assemblies, guest speakers, staff trainings, etc. Helps produce educational materials for the classroom: signs, posters, displays, booklets and flyers; occasionally assists with school promotional and marketing materials.

    Candidate should have solid background in graphic design and print layout, photography, photo editing, video production (shooting and editing). Some teaching experience or previous work with children and/or the disabled desired, bachelor’s or associate’s degree in graphic design or media/communications preferred.

    Requirements:
    Completion of at least 60 college credits Submit to background check and fingerprinting to work with minors Education or experience in graphic design (print and digital), digital photography, and digital video production (studio and location environments) with online portfolio and/or examples of recent work Familiarity with both Mac and PC operating system environments and multimedia/design software applications Able to stand and walk for extended periods, ability to lift and carry equipment and camera gear (up to 75 lbs) Must have car and be able to work full time, Mon-Fri. in Cherry Hill, NJ

    To apply, please email cover letter and résumé (PDF) with a link to online portfolio or work samples to employment@media.yaleschool.com with the subject line “Multimedia TA”. No phone calls or contacts from recruiters, please. Phone calls, faxes, or other inquiries will be ignored. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    Click here for more information and to apply.

  • Call for Photographer/Videographer – Performance Events

    Call for PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER experienced with dance and site-specific performance events.
    We need photo/video to record performance rehearsals, intermittent over 6 months. Compensation in line with experience. This will be a paid position and included in the grant budget. Estimated 8-10 hours of documentation.

    Contact Rob Solomon for details:
    r.rmsolo@verizon.net,
    215.8505384

  • Director Of Curriculum Position – Manayunk Roxboro Artist Co-op (MRAC)

    Manayunk Roxboro Artist Co-op (www.mrartcenter.org) is seeking a Director Of Curriculum. MRAC is a non-profit arts organization, largely supported through the volunteer efforts of its members. Ideal candidate for this position will be an individual seeking to develop an art teaching and administrative background. This individual could be a practicing artist, or someone interested in the educational side of the arts. The space for development of an art program is available, we need your ideas and energy!

    For more information contact Joe Vescovich – 267.495.6165

  • Studio Coordinator / Community Liaison – PEOPLE’S EMERGENCY CENTER

    Department: Community Development Corporation
    Classification: Non-Exempt/Temporary Part-Time (Not Benefit Eligible)
    Reports to: Manager, Neighborhood and Resource Planning

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Summary:
    The Studio Coordinator / Community Liaison will work closely with project managers at People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and the Mural Arts Program (MAP) to oversee Neighborhood Time Exchange, a year-long artist residency at 4017 Lancaster Avenue. This position will serve as the primary hub coordinator for the studio and storefront that is the primary location for this residency. This person will oversee the storefront operations and space, assist the resident artists and facilitate communications between artists and project managers, coordinate community engagement activities, and assist with communications for the project.

    This is a part-time (25 hours/week) temporary (13 months) position from December 1, 2014 through December 2015

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Residency and Resident Artist Assistance
    • Coordinate orientation for incoming artists
    • Coordinate community “welcome” and “exit” events for incoming and outgoing artists
    • Organize artist service efforts
    • Maintain and update the publicly visible “Completed Task List”
    • Prepare internal reporting to MAP and PEC as necessary, for internal management, grant compliance and other purposes
    • Assist PEC and MAP program managers with project supply budgeting
    • Act as front-line contact for all artist needs and public inquiries
    Community Engagement
    • Assist in implementing community outreach plan as prepared by PEC, MAP
    • Attend important community meetings as requested, with intent to introduce and provide updates regarding Time Exchange to local community members
    • Prepare storefront and artist studios for Lancaster Ave Second Friday events
    • Lead and facilitate other meetings, outreach events and activities with neighborhood residents and local community groups
    Storefront Operation
    • Serve as primary contact for storefront operations for all partners
    • Welcome storefront guests, interact with visitors and act as docent for the project
    • Help collect and collate service requests and prepare them for review at the weekly service project planning meeting
    • Oversee storefront operations and maintain facilities as presentable studio space
    • Work with PEC staff to order, inventory and store supplies needed for ongoing storefront and studio operation
    Communications
    • Maintain online social media presence with regular project updates
    • Provide photographic documentation of service projects, artist studio work and community events
    • Assist in production of monthly newsletters of NTX activities and assist with distribution
    • Assist MAP and PEC staffs with press access to artists, studio and worksites

    Competencies:
    • Client/Customer Orientation
    • Organizing and Planning
    • Oral and Written Communications
    • Initiative
    • Results Orientation
    • Team Skills
    • Relationship Building
    Required Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Arts Education, Fine Arts, Urban Studies, Community Development, or comparable field
    • West Philadelphia resident or locally-based artist preferred
    • Familiarity with West Philadelphia arts organizations, creative resources, and civic associations a plus

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
    • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed neighborhoods
    • Must be comfortable with public speaking
    • Ability to inspire enthusiasm and participation
    • Ability to maintain the art studio in a clean, orderly manner

    For immediate consideration for this position, please e-mail your resume to peccdc@pec-cares.org or fax to 267-777-5884
    Visit PEC’s “Careers at PEC”: www.pec-cares.org EOE/M/F/D/V

  • Continuing Education Program Manager: Moore College of Art and Design

    Status: Exempt
    Position: Continuing Education Program Manager
    Reports To: Director of Continuing Education

    Purpose: This position is responsible for supervising the daily administrative functions essential for the successful execution of all programs under the purview of the CE Department. In addition, this position has primary responsibility for youth and pre-college program operations.

    Requirements:
    • Masters degree in relevant field including administration
    • Five years management experience with supervisory responsibilities
    • Strong interpersonal communication, project management and organizational skills
    • Knowledge of current practices in education helpful
    • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills
    • Ability to work on Saturdays

    Responsibilities:
    1. Responsible for management of administrative procedures for student recruitment, registration, and enrollment
    2. Responsible for management of student, faculty, and educational support services
    3. Responsible for staffing and running youth and pre-college programs
    4. Responsible for supervising program coordinators in carrying out all tasks in above areas
    5. Responsible for ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and budget parameters

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    Administrative Operations
    o Coordinate processes for inquiry response and registration as well as recruitment activities including interfacing with prospective students
    o Supervise efficient office operations to meet external party needs
    o Manage student services, faculty support services and student retention activities
    o Oversee supplemental staffing
    o Administer contracts
    o Oversee and ensure accuracy of customer relationship management database and academic management database
    o Assist staff in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities
    o Collaborate in development of strategic marketing plans

    Youth and Pre-College Program Operations
    o Schedule, implement, and oversee youth and pre-college programs
    o Provide on-site coordination, general program support, and supervision
    o Organize and oversee systems for managing classroom support and supplies
    o Manage contact with and act as liaison to parents and others involved with program
    o Hire, train, supervise and evaluate program faculty to ensure quality programming
    o Review curriculum and recommend curriculum revisions as appropriate
    o Build relations with students, families, art teachers and schools
    o Visit high schools and other events to increase visibility for program
    o Mange social media presence and coordinate photographing and video-taping activities
    o Work with faculty to continually update information for website

    To Apply
    Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Moore College of Art and Design; 20th Street and The Parkway; Attn: Director of Human Resources; Philadelphia, PA 19103 fax: 215.568.1773, email: hr@moore.edu.
    The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.

  • Conservation Photographer – Philadelphia Museum of Art

    As a member of the Conservation department, the Conservation Photographer provides documentary and analytical imaging services for the Museum. The photographer creates publication quality photographs showing the current condition of works of art and maintains an accessible archive of photographs taken. This role performs x-radiography of objects, develops x-ray film in the department’s darkroom, and runs digital, video, and infrared cameras. As needed he/she trains staff in photography, the use of the photography equipment, and related skills such as Photoshop. The Photographer also provides photography consultation to other museum departments and photography projects as needed.

    Qualified candidates will have a B.S./B.A. degree in photography plus experience delivering high quality photography services to others, or five years of experience in commercial, industrial, or freelance photography. Must possess good writing skills, have experience using Photoshop and inkjet printers, be capable of carrying at least 25 lb. of photo equipment, and be willing to work from a stepladder/scaffolding. Must be competent in a Windows operating system.

    To apply, please create a single document containing a cover letter and resume to upload with your application.

  • Call for Figure Models – Penn State Abington

    No deadline: Penn State Abington is looking for nude figure models for intermediate and advanced figure drawing classes. Experience is required. Looking for all physiques, ages, genders, etc. Availability M/W afternoons from 3:30 – 7pm beginning late August. Pay rate is $15/hour. Please direct inquiries to Aubrey at acl164@psu.edu.
    posted 7.18.2014