The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) seeks a part-time Public Art Coordinator to start immediately. This position supports the ACAC to implement the public art program for Athens-Clarke County. The ACAC is an 11-member volunteer commission, and this position is critical to helping keep the work and communications of the Commission consistent and professional as the membership changes over time.
Job Title: Public Art Coordinator
Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2019
Job Type: Part time, no benefits
Location: Lyndon House/ Work from Home
Job Related Requirements:
Work Schedule: The work flow fluctuates around ACAC monthly meetings (second Monday of each month) and project timelines. Approximately 10-12 hours per week, with some variation based on the number of ongoing projects and other needs of the Commission; will include occasional nights or weekends. Work primarily from home. Must work cooperatively with others.
Minimum Requirements for Essential Job Duties:
High School diploma with one year of arts program work experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have familiarity with computer applications such as Word, PowerPoint, social media platforms, and basic website updating platforms (e.g., WordPress).
Essential Duties, Responsibilities:
The Following duties are normal for a Cultural Affairs Commission Public Art Coordinator position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required as assigned.
- Attend the monthly ACAC meetings and take official notes.
- Manage ACAC documents and files; manage project documents and coordinate with artists (W-9s and vendor forms, contracts, etc.).
- Manage ACAC e-mail account, physical mail and phone messages. Monitor local news and information about ACAC.
- Act as ambassador/representative of ACAC at events and in press (radio, print, social media).
- Facilitate updates to website.
- Prepare and proofread ACAC materials, such as newsletters and calls for art.
- Schedule and reserve space for meetings and events.
- Update templates and check lists used for Outreach and Projects subcommittees.
- Maintain organized office area, files and materials.
- Manage project contact lists, event schedules and materials, official correspondence and documents, meeting notes, photos and other project records.
- Assist with planning of events; attend all events (programming, selection panels, art unveiling, etc.).
- Write press releases and social media content.
- Create presentations for selection group meetings (PowerPoint).
- Update ACAC member list, member terms, and other team/task force lists.
- Facilitate archiving and inventory projects and public art maintenance.
- Assist with grant applications.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards, and regulations pertaining to the duties and responsibilities of the job.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to effectively interact with the ACAC and other volunteer groups, office managers and peers, local government, partners, the local arts community, the general public and all other people involved in the activities of the ACAC.
Ability to effectively utilize office technology and applications required to complete tasks.
Ability to manage ACAC’s social media and newsletter.
Bachelor degree or higher in art education, arts administration, public administration, or related field; experience with public art programs and projects; experience with digital media marketing; experience with grant writing.
Must be able to use body members to work, move, or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently.
Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to the Chair of the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, care of:
Chair, Athens Cultural Affairs Commission