The Rhode Island Historical Society invites experienced museum and/or library administrators with artifact and/or special collections experience to apply for the position of Deputy Executive Director for Collections and Interpretation.
The Deputy Executive Director (DED) for Collections and Interpretation will manage a team whose responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the RIHS’s collections, interpretation, and programs, such as cataloguing and technical services, visitor services, acquisitions, and conservation. The DED will also coordinate with the Director of the Goff Center for Education and Public Programs and the Director of the Museum of Work & Culture on exhibition planning and execution of the RIHS’s strategic plan as it pertains to interpretive, educational programs.
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WE’RE HIRING: GALLERY ASSISTANT
The primary role of the AS220 Gallery and Special Projects Assistant is to support the Gallery Director in upholding the mission of providing an unjuried, uncensored, and all inclusive forum for Rhode Island visual artists. In practice this involves the presentation of work across the five AS220 gallery spaces, rotating on a monthly basis. In addition they will act as a point person for special events and joint efforts between the Galleries and AS220 Industries. Read full job description online.
FirstWorks is a non-profit that enhances the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of our community through world-class performing arts, education programs, and as the Founding Creative Partner for PVDFest. FirstWorks’ public performances, whether with iconic guest artists or world-class local ensembles, are framed with extensive community interaction and provide pathways to opportunities for 4,000+ low-income students in Rhode Island.
The FirstWorks Administrative Coordinator assures the smooth operation of FirstWorks across office operations, data, and programs. Vital to the management of the entire organization, the AC must be detail-oriented, highly organized, capable of synthesizing complex information, and be proficient in CRM(Customer Relationship Management)/Databases, Accounting and MS Office suite applications. The AC provides assistance to the Executive Artistic Director as well as broad support for Administration, Programs, Marketing, and Institutional Advancement. S/he facilitates internal communications and is often the first line of communication with the outside world. The AC reports to the Director of Business Operations (DBO). Continue reading
Trinity Repertory Company, the Tony Award-winning State Theater of Rhode Island, seeks a proactive, detail-oriented data specialist to join its team as Development Coordinator. The Development Coordinator serves as the lead administrator of Trinity Rep’s fundraising database, managing all aspects of and ensuring accuracy of gift processing and patron information entry, acknowledgement, and reporting; generates reports, lists and data to support development goals and functions; provides end-user support; ensures fulfillment of donor benefits; and provides general support for fundraising activities at the theater. Minimum requirements include: three years relevant work experience, preferably in a non-profit office environment; practical experience with fundraising databases or customer relationship management software; advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel; and strong analytical, administrative, and organizational skills. Theater or arts interest a plus. See the full listing, including how to apply.
The Jamestown Arts Center is seeking experienced ceramics instructors to teach within our Ceramics Studio program. Positions available immediately! Immediate positions include Ceramics Summer Camp (ages 6-12) for August 7-11 and August 14-18, 9am – 12pm. Positions are also available to teach adult and children’s pottery classes during our Fall Sessions. Pay starts at $18/hr. Please contact Arts Education Coordinator Seamus Hames at email@example.com. This is a great opportunity to join the Jamestown Arts Center family!
The Safety Assistant is responsible for overseeing students using the sculpture studio, which includes: metal shop, wood shop, CNC router, and student work stations. This position ensures adherence to University safety protocols and helps to maintain a clean, well- organized shop environment with fully functioning equipment. In the event of an injury, this position is responsible for treating an injury using supplies in the first aid kit, or, calling for emergency services in the event of a more severe accident. The position requires giving corrective instructions and limited demonstrations on the proper use of tools, equipment, and supplies. The position is scheduled to work evenings and some weekends.
The ideal candidate is a highly alert and responsible individual, prepared to correct misuse of tools and able to respond to emergency situations quickly and in accordance with university protocol. The ideal candidate has insight and experience in arts practices. Though this is not an arts faculty position, the Safety Assistant works directly with students to help them realize visual art projects.
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