Employment Opportunity at Mural Arts! – Project Management Officer (PMO)

Employment Opportunity at Mural Arts! – Project Management Officer (PMO)

deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the largest public art initiative of its kind, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges of understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.”

The Project Management Officer (PMO) supports and advances the organization’s ability to monitor and analyze current and proposed projects and their associated operations and resource needs. The PMO plans and implements information management systems that support effective communication, strategic initiatives, and the appropriate use of the organization’s resources, with guidance from and in partnership with the Chief Operating Officer. It is a position that requires systems thinking, excellent interpersonal skills, excellent planning skills, and the ability to effectively prioritize competing demands of one’s time.

This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. 

Portfolio Management

Project Manager Hiring and Training

Project Management Resources and Processes

Preferred Qualifications

Mural Arts seeks candidates who value and demonstrate the following core competencies: committed problem solving, deep thinking & fearless creation, inquisitive learning, thoughtful communication, mindful collaboration, personal accountability, and a commitment to actively prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Mural Arts is pleased to offer a competitive and comprehensive health and dental benefits package. This is a full-time, exempt position. While Mural Arts is not typically a remote work environment, current standards due to COVID-19 have required remote work for staff throughout the organization. Functional home wifi and appropriate area to conduct work is necessary. The duration of the work-from-home expectations is not yet known.
Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to Mary Baxter at mary.baxter@muralarts.org by September 11, 2020. Please enter “Project Management Officer (PMO) ” in the subject line. Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.  

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