Arts North Carolina

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Arts North Carolina maintains a comprehensive listing of job opportunities in the arts in North Carolina. Listings are included in Arts North Carolina’s bi-weekly e-blasts and maintained on this page. Organization Members may submit unlimited listings at no charge. Non-members pay $50 per listing. Submit your job description and link to christine@artsnc.org. Contact Christine Olson at 919/834-1411 to make a payment and schedule the listing.

 

 

Penland School of Crafts – Glass Studio Coordinator

 

Position Summary

The Glass Studio Coordinator is responsible for keeping two studios in good working order and preparing for each class or activity scheduled in the space. Through a helpful and welcoming presence the Coordinator sets the tone for all classes by successfully communicating with instructors and studio assistants to insure the smooth operations of class supply ordering, studio setup, studio safety and general operations of the studio. The glass coordinator also monitors both studios during the winter rental as well. The Coordinator works directly with the Studio Manager, Program Director, Studio Technician, Director of Facilities and Grounds, Deputy Director, Director of Finance, Accounts Manager, Community Education, Store Manager and Registrar to insure smoothly running sessions. Adaptability, analysis, attention to detail, collaboration, personal impact, dependability, safety awareness, organizational sensitivity and teamwork are characteristics central to this position. This is a technical, administrative, and services-oriented position. The Glass Studio coordinator reports directly to the Studio Manager. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, year-round, hourly position.

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree is preferred with at least 5 years of studio experience but will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. In-depth technical knowledge of the equipment and processes to be used in the studios, general knowledge of the field of crafts, and the ability to perform basic equipment maintenance and repairs are required. Must possess good organizational skills, the ability to manage a varied workload, good people skills, and the ability to plan and manage a budget. Knowledge of computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and database management is preferred.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to work at a computer. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, to walk, and to bend and to handle hazardous materials. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Specific vision required by this job includes close vision.

 

To Apply

The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by March 4, 2015. Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position, personal contact information and email contact information for at least 3 references to:

Sally Loftis, Human Resources Manager
Penland School of Crafts
PO Box 37
Penland, NC 28765

or sallyloftis@penland.org

Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 15 teaching studios and a total of 57 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 62. Penland operates with a $16 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $5.5 million.

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North Carolina Arts Council – Program Administrator

 
The North Carolina Arts Council seeks a Program Administrator to support our work with arts organizations and artists around the state. The Arts Council employs four Program Administrators who are each responsible for certain tasks associated with specific program areas, but also have overarching responsibilities relating to the agency as a whole. This position is primarily responsible for supporting the work of the Arts Learning Team and the Artists & Communities Team.

 

Description of Work

The Program Administrator provides administrative and technical support for the grants programs of the Arts Council. These grants programs include: State Arts Resources, Artist Fellowships, Program Support, Statewide Service Organizations, Outreach, Grassroots, Arts in Education grants programs, and others that might be developed. Employee assists with grant-making by providing basic technical assistance to constituents, helping to prepare materials for panels, managing the panel meetings logistics and documenting the panel meeting results in the minutes. Additional support to the grants process is provided through the initial review of final reports. Employee assists with other meetings and constituent gatherings by providing coordination and logistical support. Employee serves as a primary resource for administrative policies and procedures needed to support the work of the teams’ program areas.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

This position requires the ability to learn, interpret, and analyze applicable program content and make necessary decisions. Substantive knowledge and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and program terminology to compose correspondence, reports and other materials is also necessary. Employee must have the ability to record, compile, summarize and analyze narrative and numerical materials, as well as the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Employee must have the ability to plan and coordinate a volume and variety of appointments, meetings and conferences, and to plan, prioritize, organize and review administrative and program workflow and procedures. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in problem-solving and to answer inquiries independently is also important. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite software products.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least three of office assistant/secretarial experience; or completion of a two-year secretarial science or business administration program with one year of experience as described above; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A 4-year degree in liberal arts, arts or education is preferred. Additionally, experience and/or interest in the arts is highly desirable.

Salary Range: $28,875 – $43,422
Hiring Range: $35,500 – $37,235

(The State of North Carolina offers a competitive benefits package which includes employer contributions towards pension, health plan benefits, and vacation and sick leave.)

Salary Grade: 61

 

Application Procedure

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions Subject to the State Personnel Act (SPA) with highly qualified individuals. Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete an online State Employment Application. All applicants must apply online at http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/.

Closing Date: February 27, 2015

DO NOT send applications or application materials to the North Carolina Arts Council. Only applications following the procedure above will be considered. Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For more information please contact:

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Human Resources Office
Phone: (919) 807-7373

To learn more about the N.C. Arts Council visit www.ncarts.org.

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North Carolina Museum of Art – Digital Marketing Manager

 
The Digital Marketing Manager at the North Carolina Museum of Art is responsible for planning and implementing marketing and communications campaigns that drive attendance to the Museum. This position implements both digital and traditional marketing and communications strategies, with an emphasis on digital marketing. The position reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage, grow, and optimize a robust email marketing program. Monitor open and click-thru rates, optimizing campaigns throughout time. Grow lists by proactively adding new addresses from ticket buyers, etc. Adhere to email schedule to ensure events are promoted in a timely fashion. Stay abreast of new ESP functionality and recommend ways that the Museum can utilize new and existing technology to see improved results.
  • Manage and execute the Museum’s paid online search and display campaigns in Google Adwords, Facebook, etc. Monitor campaigns bi-monthly (at a minimum) and optimize campaigns. Add new campaigns in a timely fashion, at least three months before events or activities begin.
  • Manage and assist in creating content across all digital channels (email, social media, website). Create and deliver content in a timely manner.
  • Understand and articulate needs of the Museum relative to the digital space (including website, social media, mobile, etc.). Proactively suggest new campaigns, promotions, or technologies to achieve institutional goals. Stay abreast of new media trends and capabilities.
  • Work with Director of Marketing and marketing/communications team to create integrated marketing campaigns. Develop social media advertising and promotional campaigns and calendars that support overall marketing goals. Adhere to calendars and plans once finalized.
  • Work interdepartmentally to ensure needs of all divisions of the organization are being met. Meet regularly with other departments to stay up-to-date
  • Stay abreast of museum activities and events and ensure these are presently accurately and in a timely fashion via email and social media.
  • Adhere to established timelines and schedules. Respond within one business day to internal and external requests and messages.
  • Show innovation with regards to the digital space. Experiment and track results. Create and execute new promotional campaigns utilizing social media.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills in building strategic consensus for institutional, departmental, and individual project issues.
  • Demonstrate commitment to producing excellent projects—on time and on budget—that support overall marketing and communications initiatives.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and energy about the Museum, its programs, and projects.
Requirements:

BA degree required, preferably in business/marketing, communications, or a related field.
Two to three years of experience preferred

Click Here to view the Complete Job Description on the NC Museum of Art website

 

How to Apply:

Between 2/11/2015 and 3/04/2015 please submit your resume, cover letter highlighting skills relevant to those listed above, and salary history to hr@ncartmuseum.org.

  • No phone calls please
  • No applications will be considered without all of the above requested information.

The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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The Mint Museum – Chief Financial Officer

 
The Mint Museum seeks an experienced financial manager to become its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the CFO will be responsible for all financial activities for the Museum, including financial management & reporting, budgeting, general accounting, billing, investment administration, financial strategic planning, and grants management. The CFO recommends and implements appropriate policies and internal control procedures to protect the Museum’s assets and ensure accountability and solvency. He or she will provide counsel and support to the President & the Board of Trustees.
Some Key Accountabilities:

Finance

  • Develop & Coordinate short & long range business & financial plans & forecasts.
  • Develop & utilize forward-looking, predictive models & activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations & business plans
  • Oversee financing strategies & act ivies, as well as banking relationships

Planning, Policy, &Investor Relations

  • Participate in policy development as a member of the senior leadership team
  • Engage the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees to develop short, medium and long term financial plans and projections.
  • Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations

Management

  • Develop & monitor internal, departmental budget & project-based budgets with departmental leaders

Accounting

  • Oversee the business office department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function; direct supervision of staff

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Professional Experience – Minimum of 10 years of broad finance experience followed by experience in managerial or senior leadership role, ideally managing finance for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources and diverse program offerings.

Please visit www.mintmuseum.org for further information about the job under the About Us section. And you can send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Shawn Huntley, HR Manager, shawn.huntley@mintmuseum.org

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The Mint Museum – Director of Learning & Engagement

 
The Mint Museum Director of Learning & Engagement is an exceptional leader who furthers the mission of The Mint Museum by initiating and managing the museum’s innovative learning opportunities. Reporting to the President and CEO, the position oversees the areas of interpretation, educational programming, outreach, community relations, Library, and Archives. S/he initiates and supervises broad initiatives supporting excellence and equity, including but not limited to those that deepen relationships with the Latino community and better attract and serve creative teens. S/he is a key member of the Mint’s Senior Leadership team that sets priorities, establishes policies, develops budgets, and sets long-range strategic goals for the museum.

Some Duties & Responsibilities-

  • Lead the Mint’s interpretive, programming, and outreach efforts to provide innovative participatory learning opportunities for diverse audiences of all ages
  • Lead, supervise, and mentor the Learning and Engagement team, including professional development, for staff who oversee programs for adult, teen, family, college and K-12 (student and teacher) audiences, and under-served communities, who oversee docent tours and training for both museum locations, who conduct art instruction, who manage the Lewis Family Gallery, who manage the STAR (Student Art) Galleries at both locations, and who manage the Mint Library and Archives.
  • Collaborate effectively with other departments especially Collections & Exhibitions and Advancement and Communication to coordinate programming in a fast-paced exhibition schedule in two locations and to mesh with Advancement initiatives.
  • Lead L&E staff in the museum’s current initiatives to deepen relationships with the Latino community and to better attract and serve creative teens.
  • Guide the museum as a member of the Senior Leadership team
  • Serve as a key public face of the Mint, representing the museum with excellence, and promoting the value and worth of museum education and outreach
  • Build enduring community partnerships and initiatives to support and promote access and equity
  • Supervise, support, and grow the Mint Library and Archives
  • Serve as liaison to the Learning & Engagement Committee, engaging them in advocating for, championing, and supporting the museum’s educational mission

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration-

  • Education – Master’s degree in art history, art education, arts administration, museum education, fine art, museum studies or related discipline.
  • Experience – 10 or more years of museum leadership experience, including developing and planning programs, supervising staff & volunteers, and initiating and managing many community projects.

Please visit www.mintmuseum.org for further information about the job under the About Us section. And you can send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Shawn Huntley, HR Manager, shawn.huntley@mintmuseum.org

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University of North Carolina Wilmington – Director, Office of the Arts

 
Vacancy #15E083
Position #1065

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of the Office of the Arts. This newly-established position under the direction of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs serves as the public face for UNCW Arts, representing the Office of the Arts across the campus and the community as well as the state of North Carolina. The person in this position will develop innovative arts collaborations, partnerships and connections on campus with students, faculty, staff, and off campus with key community partners through performing and visual arts. Supervision of existing educational outreach and community activities and partnerships is an important component of the position. The Director coordinates the Kenan Auditorium public programming with an eye toward working with artists who, ideally, will be participants in immersion experiences for students and faculty. In coordination with existing UNCW development efforts, this person also creates and helps to execute fundraising strategies that support the overall work of the OA and its programs. The director will be responsible for oversight of all facilities management services required for use of Kenan Auditorium by academic, administrative and student users, as well as for outside rentals.

Preferred qualifications include a related Master’s degree and/or equivalent direct experience in the development of arts programming; familiarity with organizing educational lecture and exhibit programs is a plus. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Art and Art History, Fine Arts, Educational Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field, a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience and demonstrated capability in working with arts and lecture programs. Candidates should also have experience and comfort working in a multicultural environment; demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships and establish partnerships with the local, state, and regional arts communities; experience with student-focused arts programming; and ability to provide relevant experiential learning opportunities for students. In addition, evidence of strong leadership and excellent communication and organizational management skills are essential.

Priority consideration of all completed application materials will be given to those received by March 1, 2015; however, applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is identified.

To apply: please complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu/.

A letter of application, complete curriculum vitae and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three professional references should be addressed to Director of the Office of the Arts Search Committee, and attached to the online application–not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required.

For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Cecil Willis at (910) 962-3548.

Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to an offer of employment.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center – Executive Director

 
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, North Carolina has an immediate opening for an Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, this individual will be responsible for the general administration of the museum, community relations, development, finance, and implementation of the strategic plan. The successful candidate must have arts-related, non-profit management and fundraising experience, an interest in the history of Black Mountain College, and excellent communication and writing skills. The candidate will promote and support both the history of Black Mountain College and the work of the Museum + Arts Center.

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center preserves and continues the unique legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College for public study and enjoyment. The newly renovated exhibition space and resource center is located in downtown Asheville at 56 Broadway and is dedicated to exploring the history and legacy of the world’s most acclaimed experimental educational community. The organization achieves its mission through collection, conservation and educational activities including exhibitions, publications, and public programs. The museum has recently leased expansion space across the street at 67 Broadway, which will open in early June 2015.

The Executive Director will be responsible for:

Administration:

  • Develop and monitor annual operational budget and program budgets with Board of Director’s Treasurer.
  • Manage staff and volunteers in areas of program, membership, development, marketing, and administrative planning and execution. This position will work with the present staff, including the museum’s longstanding Program Director.
  • Mentor interns
  • Oversee the activities of more than 100 volunteers.

Fundraising and Board Relations:

  • Direct all private and public sector fundraising activities including cultivation and solicitation.
  • Expand membership and donor bases
  • Establish and monitor annual program, development, and marketing plans with benchmarks.
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Directors in all aspects of planning and development.
  • Plan and participate in Board meetings.
  • Oversee the grant writing and proposals

Communications and Community Relations:

  • Direct all media communications.
  • Attend appropriate community functions and represent BMCM+AC

Strategic Planning

  • Working with the board, develop a strategic plan within the first six months.
  • Initiate steps to implement the strategic plan

Successful candidates will have demonstrated strengths in creativity, experimentation, and an entrepreneurial approach to the arts. A bachelor or advanced degree in fine arts would be desirable. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Please submit resumes to J. Richard Gruber, PhD, Chair of the Board at rgruber@blackmountaincollege.org.

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PlayMakers Repertory Company – General Manager

 
PlayMakers Repertory Company is the professional theatre in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill. We annually produce six shows on our main stage, three on our second stage, and a fully-produced Summer Youth Conservatory production. As a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), we seek to bring high quality art to campus to enhance the academic experience and engage our community. We are currently seeking a General Manager to serve as the principle business coordinator for the theatre. The General Manager reports directly to both the Managing Director and Producing Artistic Director and oversees the successful implementation and reconciliation of a comprehensive annual budget of $2.1 million. The General Manager manages all financial processes within the company through ConnectCarolina systems and supervises all human resources-related activity. They will serve as a liaison with artistic union representatives, while also maintaining relationships with University entities such as the Dean’s Office Business Center, UNC Finance Division, and the College of Arts & Sciences, and provide thoughtful and complete reports for Development, Marketing, and Box Office within the organization. The General Manager will work within an integrated collaboration between the theater and University, directly supervising the Business Manager, Company Manager, Finance Assistant, and several Work Study Students.

Preferred qualifications include experience managing a multi-level budget, and several years’ experience working in theater management. A personable, professional demeanor is highly desired as this position interfaces directly with guest artists and high-level executive personnel.

The preferred candidate will have an ability to work well with a diverse and varied artistic and administrative staff while also having a strong working knowledge of theater business administration as well as a general knowledge of production, marketing, and community outreach in theater.

Working relationship with artists, especially in theater or the theater industry along with at least three years experience in marketing, communications, or business administration are preferred.

Knowledge of functionality within various types of arts administration is highly valued but not required for consideration.

Candidates must understand that this position consists of administrative, office-based duties; however, additional duties working/attending special events or performances, maintaining PlayMakers-controlled properties, and exposure to shop environments are all highly likely.

To see the full job description and to apply please see the following link:
http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/66880.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County –
Development Director(Full-time 40 hours)

 
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County seeks an experienced, highly-motivated, innovative fundraising professional to serve as Development Director and to provide strategic direction and leadership for all aspects of its development and donor relations efforts. This position reports to the Executive Director and serves as a key member of the Arts Council management team. The Director will create, develop, and execute a comprehensive annual fundraising plan, build donor engagement, and increase community awareness and support for the Arts Council and the cultural sector.

Must be able to multi-task with an emphasis on community relations and donor cultivation. Attention to detail and ability to prioritize is essential. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.

Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience in a relevant nonprofit setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for education and formal training.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package included. Please send resume with salary history by February 26, 2015 to:

Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
PO Box 318
Fayetteville, NC 28301

or by email to: jobs@theartscouncil.com.

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Penland School of Crafts – Hospitality Services Manager

 

Position Summary

The Hospitality Services Manager works closely with the school’s administrative, facilities, and programming staff to ensure that all service functions of the school are managed smoothly and effectively. The Services Manager is responsible for managing housing, housekeeping staff, Core Fellow service functions, vendor relationships and the work-study students. This position also serves as co-manager of the Core Fellows program (http://penland.org/programs/core_fellowship.html) and is responsible for on-site service training and management. Additional duties include special event responsibilities such as Community Open House, Easter,, July 4th, etc. The position is a full-time (40 hours in summer and 30 in the winter), benefits eligible, salaried position and reports to the Deputy Director.

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

 

Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school or three years experience in a non-profit school environment or hospitality services management position. Must have knowledge of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheet and database software. This position requires a self-motivated individual able to set priorities and meet deadlines. Must be able to manage and direct large groups of inexperienced workers (work-study students). Previous personnel supervision experience preferred. This position requires strong communication skills and the individual must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Must be able to demonstrate good oral and written skills and be able to handle basic mathematical calculations, including percentages.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to work at a computer. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and to walk in areas of the campus with uneven terrain. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Compensation

Compensation discussions are a part of the interviewing process.

 

To Apply

The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by February 16, 2015. Send resume, 3 references and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position to:

SALLY LOFTIS, Human Resources Manager
PO Box 37
Penland, NC 28765

or email at sallyloftis@penland.org.

Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 15 teaching studios and a total of 57 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 62. Penland operates with a $16 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $5.5 million.

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Penland School of Crafts – Dinner Cook

 

Position Summary

The Dinner Cook reports to the Food Services Manager for planning and executing dinner menus, managing the dinner kitchen staff, and coordinating serving and shut down of dinner service. In addition, the Dinner Cook assists the Head Chef in menu planning and preparation of dinner menus and helps prep for breakfast and lunch. The Dinner Cook helps manage a rotating group of scholarship students who often have minimal kitchen experience. The ability to work as a team member with all other functions of Penland is an important aspect of this job. The capacity in the kitchen and dining room is 230 with daily averages of 230 in the summer and 130 in the spring and fall. This is a full-time, seasonal, hourly position. Anticipated start date is March 2015.

Click Here for a Complete Job Description

 

Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the responsibilities above satisfactorily, have 3 years restaurant experience with at least 1 year supervisory experience and have work experience in a high volume setting with diverse menu selections. Culinary education is preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to work at a computer. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Specific vision required by this job is close vision.

Compensation

Compensation is discussed during the interview process. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

 

To Apply

The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by February 16, 2015. Send resume, cover letter addressing relevant experience & interest in the position and contact information for at least 3 references to:

Richard Pleasants, Food Services Manager
richardpleasants@penland.org

or mail to:

Penland School of Crafts
PO Box 37
Penland, NC 28765.

Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 15 teaching studios and a total of 57 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 62. Penland operates with a $16 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $5.5 million.

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Durham Arts Council – Summer Arts Camp Manager

 
The Durham Arts Council (DAC), a leading arts agency in North Carolina, is currently seeking a Summer Camp Manager. DAC offers interdisciplinary, culturally themed summer arts camps to youth ages 5 to 12. Reporting to the DAC School Director, the Summer Arts Camp Manager is responsible for implementing and managing the Durham Arts Council’s Summer Arts Camp, Mini-Camp, and Afternoon Adventures programs. The Summer Arts Camp Manager will be an individual experienced in developing and implementing youth arts programs in response to diverse educational and community interests and needs. This is a full time, hourly, seasonal position from June 10 through August 25, 2015.

Education and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts degree or course work towards a Bachelor’s degree in child development, arts administration, arts or youth education, or related field preferred.

Experience:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organization skills, budget administration skills, and computer skills required. Experience working with children in an education program, preferably in arts education. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, and great customer service skills. Proven track-record of developing, coordinating, and growing successful community arts programs required.

 
Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references by March 20, 2015 to:

Durham Arts Council
Attn: School Director
120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701

E-mail applications to ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org

DAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Small Hands Big Art – Children’s Art Teacher

 
Responsibilities include development of lesson plans and teaching mixed media art classes, camps and workshops (including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, etc.) to children ranging in age from toddlers to middle school at our South Charlotte studio as well as offsite classes at local schools. Additional responsibilities include planning and facilitating art projects for parties and other special events such as charity events, fundraisers, etc. as needed, and assisting with studio organization and clean-up.

Approximately 20-30 hours a week, mostly after school hours and Saturdays, with increased hours during the summer months. Ability to work flexible hours, including Saturdays, is a must as class times vary from day to day.

Qualifications/skills: Qualified individuals will be self-motivated, energetic, caring and compassionate towards children – Be willing to undergo a third party administered background check and obtain infant/child CPR first aid certification within 60 days of employment. Art education background and prior art teaching experience preferred.

If qualified, please include salary requirements and schedule availability along with a cover letter to info@smallhandsbigart.com.

No phone or in-person inquiries please.

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Small Hands Big Art – Children’s Art Studio Intern

 
Responsibilities include assisting our lead teachers in teaching mixed media art classes, camps and workshops (including painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, etc.) to children ranging in age from toddlers to middle school at our South Charlotte studio as well as offsite classes at local schools. – Additional responsibilities include planning and prepping art projects for parties and other special events such as charity events, fundraisers, etc. as needed, and assisting with studio organization and clean-up. Participate with our social medial efforts as needed.

Ability to work flexible hours, possibly including Saturdays, is a must as class times vary from day to day.

Qualifications/skills: Qualified individuals will be self-motivated, energetic, caring and compassionate towards children, able to work quickly and efficiently with little oversight and direction – Be willing to undergo a third party administered background check and obtain infant/child CPR first aid certification within 60 days of intern start date. Creative thinkers a plus! Students studying art, art education or early childhood education are preferred.

If qualified, please include resume and salary requirements and schedule availability in the cover letter to info@smallhandsbigart.com.

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Charlotte Symphony – Director of Finance

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Finance is responsible for financial reporting and analysis, management of the organization’s financial resources, and participation in collective labor contract negotiations with Local 342, American Federation of Musicians, working closely with the President & CEO, Board of Directors and Senior Staff.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Prepare monthly financial statements for internal use in managing the annual budget, including preparing and entering journal entries, reconciling Development and Ticket Office monthly reports with the general ledger, analysis of general ledger accounts and reconciliation of the organization’s bank statements.
    • Prepare year‐end financial statements and schedules in preparation for year‐end financial audit.
    • Work closely with Development Department in providing required financial information needed for submission of various grant applications, as well as any financial reporting for grants received.
    • Work with the President & CEO and Senior Staff to prepare the organization’s annual budget.
    • Manage general administration budget within financial parameters set by the CEO.
    • Communicate financial results, forecasts, etc. to Finance Committee and Board leadership on an on‐going basis.
    • Quarterly and annual tax returns (941, NC‐5, SUTA, W‐2s, 1099s, 990 and 5500)
  2. Management of the organization’s financial resources
    • Update cash flow on a daily basis with cash receipts and disbursements.
    • Review aged accounts payable report on a weekly basis with CEO.
    • Maintain 12‐month rolling cash flow forecast.
    • Review bank accounts on‐line activity on a daily basis.
    • Manage status of the organization’s line of credit.
    • Review, manage and report on endowment investments of the organization.
  3. Planning
    • Establish and manage the schedule for preparation of the annual budget.
    • Participate in strategic planning of the organization.
  4. Management
    • Manage the Staff Accountant in performance of daily bookkeeping duties, including cash receipts, and payroll processing.
    • Manage the Accounts Payable Administrator in performance of accounts payable functions.
    • Oversee the year‐end financial audit process.
    • Act as liaison to Finance Committee.
    • Act as liaison to Investment Committee.
    • Act as liaison to Audit Committee.
    • Act as liaison to Personnel Committee.
    • Act as liaison to Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.
    • Act as liaison to Board of Directors.
    • Assist Executive Assistant in management of general office issues.
  5. Other
    • Other duties as assigned, in the context of ongoing institutional reorganization.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Undergraduate degree in business accounting required.
  • Previous experience working for an orchestra or other non‐profit organization highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience with computers, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • Must be a self‐starter with strong financial/budgeting and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle emergencies, prioritize projects and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Ability to interact professionally and seamlessly with employees, Board members and community members of a variety of temperaments, always with the goal of ensuring the best representation of the Charlotte Symphony.
  • Strong managerial skills
  • Integrity
  • Human resource and IT experience a plus.

 
Please send cover letter, salary requirements, resume and writing sample to: Kated@charlottesymphony.org.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Davidson Community Players – Summer Administrative Intern Opportunity

 
Davidson Community Players is looking for an Administrative Intern for the Summer of 2015. Develop skills that will carry you into the real world. Build your resume and make connections. Perfect for an Art Administration major, Theatre major, or Marketing/Communications major. Stipend available- no housing provided.

Basic Functions:

To provide administrative, marketing, development and box office support for Davidson Community Players during their popular Summer Series.

Sample of Duties:
  • Assist with planning and implementation of Opening Night party and Donor Appreciation party.
  • Assist with marketing of Summer Series, including poster, signage and flyer distribution.
  • Coordinate and implement program printing for Summer Series.
  • Assist with corporate donor stewardship of Summer Series.
  • Assist with box office reservations.
  • Recording reservations into DCP’s Access database.
  • Confirming reservations via email (or phone if necessary).
  • Assist with volunteer management for Front of House needs.
  • Preparing tickets for will call and reserved seating.
  • Assisting with pre-show needs an hour prior to each performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Critical skills needed: Strong customer service knowledge and ability; aptitude with data entry and familiarity with computers with strong skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access); ability to learn and pick up knowledge quickly; ability to work in a team atmosphere handling various kinds of arts administrative projects.

Needed from mid-May through early August 2015. Stipend for the period will be a fixed payment of $1,000.00.

For information please call 704-892-7953 or email Allison@DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org

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Davidson Community Players – Summer Technical Intern Opportunity

 
Are You Ready? Making the transition from the academic to the world of professional theatre can be tough. Making that transition without the benefit of aggressive hands-on experience with a reputable theatre makes it even tougher. Davidson Community Players, an award-winning community theater, technical internships provide the opportunity to develop the tools you will need to move forward in your chosen field – collaborating with dedicated theatre professionals on a daily basis. Build your resume, make connections and have the option of earning college credits. Paid positions- no housing provided.

To apply: please submit a letter of interest, resume and three references with contact information to:

Matt Merrell, Executive Director
Davidson Community Players
matt@davidsoncommunityplayers.org

or fax to 704.892.7953.

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Winston-Salem Youth Chorus – Artistic Director

 
Barbara Beattie, Founding Artistic Director of the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, is retiring at the end of their 2014-2015 season. The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus is seeking a dynamic and experienced part-time ARTISTIC DIRECTOR who will have overall responsibility for the artistic leadership of our highly-acclaimed youth chorus.

This chorus has set the stage for excellence in music education, fine choral production and collaborative cultural arts experiences in the greater Winston-Salem area for 22 years. If you or someone you know is interested in applying for the position, please click on the following link for more information.

http://wsyouthchorus.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/FINAL-Job-Posting-for-Artistic-Director-12-2-14-1.pdf

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Town of Leland – Pottery Studio Coordinator

 

Overview:

Under the supervision of the Cultural Arts Manager, the Pottery Studio Coordinator provides managerial, administrative and instructional support for smooth day-to-day functioning of the pottery studio at the Leland Cultural Arts Center. The Coordinator ensures an efficient and effective studio by sourcing and making quality materials for students and instructors to use, establishing vibrant educational opportunities and effectively communicating with staff and students.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Plans and manages supply and equipment needs for the Pottery Studio. Creates orders for materials and supplies on an as-needed basis for submission to the LCAC manager
  • Manages flow of clay through the studio in an organized and efficient manner for use by students and for sale to students and staff
  • Works with instructors to ensure the appropriate rate and timing of production, quantity, size and shape and firing schedule of student work
  • Creates and manages kiln firing schedule. Oversees all kiln firing, including loading and unloading, and kiln maintenance (scheduled and as needed)
  • Keeps equipment and facility running smoothly by conducting minor repairs to kiln elements, shelf glazing etc. or recommending necessary maintenance including but not limited to electric wheels and kilns, central vacuum, plumbing and ventilation systems.
  • Oversees cleaning and clay trap schedule, set-ups and organization of Pottery Studio.
  • Ability to follow, teach and enforce studio polices/procedures
  • Ability to learn, use and teach proper safety/hazard protocol in the clay studio
  • Ensures organization and cleanliness of the studio and safety of customers at all times by performing basic cleanup services
  • Develops recipes, mixes and maintains all glazes for the studio
  • Fields phone, e-mail, and walk-in inquiries about Pottery Studio programming
  • Files Pottery Studio office documents and paperwork
  • Works with the LCAC manager to develop classes/workshops and teaching schedule and assists in instructor and visiting artist recruitment
  • Assists with LCAC events as needed and attends trainings and meetings as required
  • Serves as an LCAC representative in the community, promoting and encouraging use of the facility
Requirements:
  • B.F.A in Ceramics or comparable training. Minimum 4-5 years work experience in the field of ceramics, teaching adults and children is a plus. Studio supervisory and management experience preferred. Strong overall knowledge of ceramic arts, the history of ceramics, as well as pottery making techniques. Experience firing, loading and unloading an electric kiln, using the potter’s wheel, knowledge of glazes and glaze mixing, and all other commonly used supplies/equipment found in a pottery studio is required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including day, night and weekend work.
  • Valid NC Driver’s License
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
Other Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge and the ability to successfully implement the principles and practices of maintaining a high-quality pottery studio.

 
For more detailed information and to apply for the position please go to http://www.townofleland.com/employment-job-postings

The Town of Leland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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