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Deadline December 13: The Director of Development plays a leadership role in formulating strategies that support the annual fundraising goals as well as the expansion of the organization’s contributed income. S/he collaborates with the President, Senior Staff and Board members to create, communicate and implement our development activities. S/he is responsible for meeting and expanding all contributed income budget goals.
As The Clay Studio prepares for an extended period of growth, the Director of Development will play a key role in driving fundraising effectiveness, community awareness, and growth on a new scale. To be successful, the person in this position will be entrepreneurial, knowledgeable about key fundraising methods, adaptive, highly energetic, and eager to take on new challenges. Superior people skills will serve you well in this position!
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Responsibilities and Duties
The Education and Public Engagement Coordinator is charged with:
• Cultivating and strengthening relationships and assessing collaborative opportunities with area community and arts organizations, artists, local universities and peer institutions
• Actively identifying and fostering opportunities and partnerships with Moore faculty, staff and students that become platforms for intellectual and social participation in The Galleries’ exhibitions and programs
• Forming strategic alliances with teachers and administrators at area K-12 schools and managing Learning Through Photography at Moore as the College’s professional development program for K-12 teachers in the Philadelphia School District
• Creating public-facing written and electronic interpretive materials for The Galleries’ exhibitions and programs
• Working with Development staff to target and administer grants, private funding and non-traditional programming support, including preparing, tracking, evaluating and reporting on all Galleries’ grants, and maintaining grant files
• Working with The Galleries’ full-time and contractual staff on general, day-to-day support of all activities, and training and supervising work-study students and interns during public programs and events
Qualifications, Skills and Abilities
• An advanced degree in art history, fine arts, museum studies, art education, studio art or related field, or an equivalent level of education and experience is required
• The ability to effectively and professionally represent The Galleries and work productively with diverse constituencies, including schools, community agencies, artists, institutions and the public
• Experience designing and implementing large and small-scale public events and programs and fostering academic and public engagement
• In-depth knowledge and enthusiasm for contemporary art and culture
• Excellent written, public speaking, interpersonal, time-management and problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated collaborative working style
• The ability to follow-through and meet deadlines while coordinating many current and long-term projects simultaneously
• The willingness to work extended hours and weekends as needed to be present at public programs and events
• Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite) and demonstrated facility with social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs)
Salary is commensurate with experience. A competitive benefits package is offered.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume or CV addressed to Kaytie Johnson, Director and Chief Curator, The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, 20th St. and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103. F: 215.568.5921 or email@example.com
Applications received by December 13, 2013 will receive priority consideration. No phone calls, please.
Moore College of Art & Design complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates and does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.
No deadline: Looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic and experienced ceramic artists proficient in wheel-throwing and hand building techniques to teach adult evening ceramics classes. Adult teaching experience is preferred. We have an immediate opening and an opening for Winter session which begins January 6th. Classes meet every Thursdays, one night a week. Warm and welcoming studios provide a wonderful space for beginner and intermediate students in a low teacher-student ratio environment. Please email teach@Phillyartcenter.com and attach your resume.
No deadline: Delaware County Community College offers opportunities for adjunct instructors to teach one or more of the following courses: Drawing I, Drawing II, Watercolor, Art and Childhood Development, and Mural Painting. A Master of Fine Arts is required. A strong commitment to teaching traditional foundations in the Associate in Fine Art programs including Studio Art, Graphic Design, and Photography. Preferred candidates will offer abilities to teach both traditional and contemporary discourse. In addition, a strong sense of observational drawing skill-set is preferred
Please email a word document including the following documents to Professor Bertha Gutman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letter of Intent
Up to 20 images of personal work
Up to 20 images of student work
Please include dimensions and medium next to each image.
No deadline: Broadway Gallery in Alexandria, VA is one of the DC areas most successful and longstanding art galleries. Broadway is a full-service art gallery offering consumer and corporate art sales as well as commissioned originals, fine art, designer wholesale, art handling and appraisals and restoration.
We are looking for a Gallery Manager to develop and maintain our business and services. Put your love of art, love of interacting with people and strong customer service skills to work in a full-time and pivotal role in our Alexandria, VA location. Send resume and cover letter to Valerie Ashley at Broadway Gallery, email@example.com.
Ongoing: Local university needs figure models to pose for college drawing classes. Requirements: willing to pose nude; able to hold poses for up to twenty minutes; punctual and responsible; excellent personal hygiene. Pay rate is $14/hr. Classes last 3 hours, various times, weekdays only. Flexible scheduling. All genders and physiques welcome. Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing: Project Basho seeks instructors for its photography classes and workshops. Applicants must have previous teaching experience. Visit projectbasho.org/opportunities for more details.
Ongoing : The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art and Design has opportunities for part-time instructors with master’s degrees or equivalent professional experience to teach courses in the following areas: digital media for print and web, photography, interior design, fashion design, and fine arts (two dimensional and three dimensional). Courses meet one evening a week or on Saturdays for 10-week segments. Salary varies with program and experience. To apply, submit resume with brief cover letter to Natalie Payne, Co-Director for Continuing Education, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org / Moore College of Art and Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103