Society of Arts and Crafts seeking Executive Director

Incorporated in 1897, the Society of Arts and Crafts (SA+C) has been at the forefront of the American craft movement, fostering the development, sales, recognition, and education of crafts for over 100 years. SA+C’s dual mission is to encourage the creation, collection, and promotion of the work of contemporary craft artists and to advance the public appreciation of fine craft. SA+C seeks a resilient leader and visionary to guide the organization in revenue enhancement, operational planning, administration, project management, team management and development, and strategic planning. For more information, click here. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to SAC@ArtsConsulting.com.

the Steel Yard is hiring a Workforce Coordinator

The Steel Yard is dedicated to serving Rhode Islanders living at, or below, the federal poverty line. To meet the needs of this community, the organization has developed paid training programs that provide the skills needed to gain, and maintain, livable-wage employment in the metalworking industries. Job training programs are facilitated by highly-skilled artists and fabricators with industry experience, who teach participants to proficiently use the tools common to industrial arts practice.

Workforce Coordinator Role and Responsibilities: The Workforce Coordinator is an advocate for all aspects of professional development, job training and education in all of the Steel Yard’s activities. The Workforce Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, management and evaluation of the Steel Yard’s signature workforce training program: Weld-to-Work. Weld-to-Work exemplifies the Steel Yard’s commitment to equity and opportunity in today’s creative and industrial workforce. Participants are paid to undergo safety training, skills building, and collaborate on functional public art amenities that are permanently installed within communities across Rhode Island.

For more information and to apply, click here.

URI’s Harrington School seeks a Manager of their Broadcast Center

Participate in a leading role in the renovation and transformation of the TV studio in the Harrington School of Communication and Media into a state-of-the-art video/sound recording, production, and broadcast center. Utilize extensive experience in video and audio production and engineering, as well as entrepreneurial thinking, to then lead and manage the new broadcast center. Collaborate with faculty and teach students in this new communication and media hub. Articulate and implement the vision and agenda for developing the broadcast center into a critical resource on campus and an asset for representing the Harrington School and the University of Rhode Island to the world.

Application deadline is June 8th. For more information and to apply, click here.

AS220 Seeking Industries Director and Industries Community Membership Manager

The AS220 Industries seeks to foster a diverse community of artists and makers by providing affordable access to resources and educational experiences in wide range of artistic disciplines including printmaking, digital fabrication, photography and media arts.

The Industries Director’s primary responsibility is to oversee programmatic offerings, ensuring they are are affordable and relevant to meeting demands of artists, members and students while maintaining and growing the financial sustainability of the Industries Program. The Industries Director manages staff, including the Community Membership Manager, Facilities Coordinator and Open Hardware Community Manager as direct reports.

The Community Membership Manager will be the person on the front line working most closely with members to foster community and implement systems and policies that create an accessible and welcoming space.  Day to day duties include assisting current members working in the space and signing up and orienting new members. The Community Membership Manager will coordinate member volunteer hours and oversee membership committees and Industries events. In the longer term, the Community Membership Manager will work to identify trends, track and analyse usage and gather input from members regarding interest. This position will work closely with the Facilities Coordinator and Industries Director to develop and implement policies and systems.

For more information and to apply, click here.

RISD seeking Program Manager for Digital and Interactive Design Studies

Continuing Education at RISD is seeking a part-time Program Manager, Digital and Interactive Design Studies. This Program Manager is responsible for researching, planning, staffing, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating and implementing offerings in Digital and Interactive Studies. This includes certificate programs, courses, conferences, seminars and special events, in areas such as Animation; Interactive Design, Photography and Digital Foundations.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Providence Singers Seek New Executive Director

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The Board of Trustees of the Providence Singers has begun the selection process for the organization’s third Executive Director and invites applications from interested and qualified candidates.

Founded in 1971-72, the Providence Singers is a thriving choral arts organization presenting choral performances of distinction to connect singers, listeners, performers, and composers in creative exploration of the choral art. It performs diverse choral works to preserve the choral tradition and extends that tradition by commissioning and performing new compositions. Through its concerts and recordings, and by fostering the musical growth of its membership and young singers, it sparks creative connections that nurture lifelong choral singing and civic engagement.

The Providence Singers seeks a dynamic, strategic leader who is passionate about the choral arts. Working closely with the Board of Trustees and Artistic Director, the Executive Director will help set the future direction for the Providence Singers, ensuring the organization maintains its core values of excellence, engagement, education, and innovation. The Executive Director will be a spokesperson and face of the Providence Singers, serving alongside the Artistic Director as a key point of contact for major funders, partners, political leaders, Board members, and the community at large.

For more information and to apply go to http://www.providencesingers.org/Board06/ED_Posting.php . The deadline is April 6th.

Rhode Island Council on the Humanities seeking part time Program Coordinator

The Humanities Council is seeking applicants for a part-time Program Coordinator who will serve as the hub for an energetic and collaborative office, acting as the first point of contact for a range of inquiries by phone, email, and in- person. This position provides support to Humanities Council functions and programs, and keeps the Council running smoothly and efficiently. The Program Coordinator ensures that staff, board, partners, and grantees can collaborate through organized, coordinated efforts. Applications due by Monday, April 16th.

For more information, click here.