Job Opportunity: Interim Arts Coordinator—Visual Arts, Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre, Corner Brook, NL
 

Deadline: 5 p.m., January 22, 2021

Start date: February 8th, 2021

Anticipated end date: February 18, 2022
 

The Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre is seeking applications for the Arts Coordinator—Visual Arts. This is an interim position for 1 year.

The purpose of this position is primarily to develop and coordinate the visual arts program and related educational activities and services to support the development of the local arts community and to promote increased public appreciation for the arts. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing, implementing and evaluating arts programs, exhibits and activities; preparing budget proposals; managing art exhibitions; scheduling and supervising instructional courses; developing and implementing fundraising programs and performing promotional tasks.   

Additional duties will include assisting with box office management, management of social media including web site and other marketing initiatives, assisting in general operations, ticket selling, and performing additional tasks as assigned.

 

For further information about this position, please visit: www.rotaryartscentre.ca/apply

Please forward your expressions of interest to: info@rotaryartscentre.ca or drop them off at the Centre by January 22, 2021.

Applications should include: a letter of application, resumé, and two references with contact information.

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

The Rotary Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer with respect to equity and diversity.

 

 

 

 

 

Arts Coordinator—Visual Arts

The purpose of this position is to develop and coordinate the visual arts program and related educational activities and services to support the development of the local arts community and to promote increased public appreciation for the arts. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing, implementing and evaluating arts programs, exhibits and activities; preparing budget proposals; managing art exhibitions; scheduling and supervising instructional courses and other outreach activities; performing promotional tasks; developing and implementing fundraising programs; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

 

Job Related Requirements

  • May be required to work on holidays.

  • 35 hours/week

  • Must work cooperatively with all members of the team including the Interim Executive Director, the Arts Coordinator—Theatre, and the Visual Arts Committee

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Art Management, or related discipline with two years of related experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Provides professional and technical assistance in the arts to individual artists, art-related organizations, civic and community groups, and the general public through individual consulting and by coordinating the provision of seminars, lectures, events and publications in the arts.

  • Develops, oversees, implements, and evaluates arts programs, activities and resources; determines program content/schedules; allocates staff hours, supplies, equipment, space and other resources.

  • Recruits and evaluates contract instructors and volunteer program assistants.

  • Establishes standards for program of visual arts services in cooperation with the Visual Arts Committee.

  • Secures and manages program funds; prepares budget proposal for government funds; assists in the preparation of proposals for grant and private funds.

  • Prepares annual operating budget proposal for visual arts services and programs, monitors expenditures under current budget.

  • Manages ongoing program of arts presentation, researches, selects, and schedules exhibitions, special events; supervises installations, maintenance and preparations for special events; establishes art-handling and gallery participation procedures.

  • Determines format of promotional material for visual arts program, prepares text, supervises or prepares design and layout, and gives printing instructions for publications.

  • Manages ongoing program of instructional courses in the visual arts; establishes program philosophy and goals; approves course content, supervises instructors, establishes schedule/locations and procures needed supplies; coordinates publicity, directs registration procedures, and fee collection, reporting and processing.

  • Coordinates and supervises visual arts community-wide promotional and marketing activities through print, audio/visual media and social media.

  • Develops and implements fundraising programmes

  • Additional duties will include assisting with box office management, management of social media including web site and other marketing initiatives, general operations and ticket selling.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of visual arts administration and financial practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of and proficiency with computers.

  • Knowledge of theories and practices of visual arts and arts management program development and management.

  • Knowledge of principles and theories of education for various age groups, grant writing and administration practices, community volunteer, funding and development resources, and art gallery management and maintenance standards and practices.

  • Skill in the use of various computer software programs as necessary in the performance of job duties.

  • Skill in all forms of social media.

  • Skill in recruiting volunteers.

  • Skill in performing creative tasks and in teaching, directing, and coordinating visual arts.

  • Skill with the use of track lights, slide projectors, copiers, light tables, TV/VCRs, photographic equipment, hand tools, paint brushes/rollers, graphic design tools, and artists' instruments.

  • Ability to develop and implement goals for programs in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of various arts programs.

  • Ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner.

  • Ability to deal with public/private organizations and institutions, in a productive manner.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret financial reports and related materials.