Arts Jobs in RI

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The Maine Arts Commission has a job search for a Director of Special Projects

Title: Public Service Coordinator I – Director of Special Projects
Location: Augusta, Maine
Hours: Full Time
Salary: $55,598.40 – $75,545.60 annually
Deadline: Dec. 3.

Summary: The Maine Arts Commission seeks an enthusiastic individual to join the team as one of three Directors of Special Projects. With an emphasis on public art, the position collaborates with staff on communication with the field, program growth, research, funding opportunities and skill development. To apply and learn more, click here.

Rhode Island Latino Arts has 2 part-time openings

Title: Part-time Programs Coordinator (Bilingual)
Location: RI Latino Arts
Hours and salary: 20 hours; $20 per hour (with potential for growth and extended hours). Hours can be flexible, and the work can be a combination of remote and in-person.
Deadline: No later than December 31, 2021.
Summary: The Programs Coordinator undertakes a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carrying out important operational duties on-site at La Galería del Pueblo and out in the field. To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Part Time Community Outreach Assistant
Location: RI Latino Arts
Hours and salary: 10-15 hours; $15 – $18 per hour. Hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience. This is a contracted position. The hours may be increased, based on performance evaluation and availability of funds at the end of fixed term.
Starting: February 1, 2022
Deadline: No later than December 31, 2021.
Summary: The ideal candidate will engage the community at-large as well as the Spanish-speaking community in the organization’s activities. The Community Outreach Assistant will build community relationships, organize and lead Community Pláticas, and work in tandem with the Executive Director and Projects Coordinator to represent RILA at community events. To apply and learn more, click here.

University of Rhode Island has an opening for an Assistant Professor of Print Media

Title: Assistant Professor of Print Media
Location: University of Rhode Island
Salary: $63,000-$65,000
Hours: Academic Year, Full-time, Tenure-track, Permanent
Summary: The Department of Art and Art History at the University at Rhode Island (URI) seeks a professionally active artist who works with innovative approaches to analog and digital printmaking in their practice and pedagogy to teach at the undergraduate level. To apply and read more, click here.

Wickford Art Association seeks a Gallery Director

Title: Gallery Director
Location: Wickford Art Association, Wickford
Salary: $40,000-$50,000
Deadline: Nov. 30
Summary: The Gallery Director serves as liaison between the Board of Directors and the Association. The Gallery Director will be responsible for implementing strategies to achieve the Association’s goals and objectives, and shall manage, with the help of support staff, volunteers and interns, all programs, activities and events of the Association. To apply and learn more, click here.

Trinity Repertory Company has a search for an executive director

Title: Executive Director
Location: Trinity Repertory Company, Providence
Salary: $185,000-$200,000. Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; paid-time-off and holidays; and an employee well-being assistance program.
Summary: Reporting to the board of trustees, the Executive Director (ED) will lead Trinity Rep to ensure its flourishing artistic and financial future in partnership with the Artistic Director. The ED will have oversight of all administrative operations, including Trinity Rep’s fundraising, marketing, finance, human resources, facilities, and IT departments. To apply and Read more, click here.

Newport Art Museum has 4 job opportunities

Title: Part-time Teaching Artist
Nonprofit: Newport Art Museum in partnership with the Bradley Schools
Location: New London Regional
Hours: January 24-May 26, Monday-Friday
Salary: $26 per hour with mileage reimbursement
Summary: Develop an art curriculum that incorporates the elements of art and principles of design that are grade-level appropriate, meet the needs of individual learners and classes, clearly communicate learning objectives, and incorporate skill-building that adheres to the National Visual Arts Standards. Lesson planning should also incorporate social and emotional learning skills. To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Part-time Preparator
Location: Newport
Salary and hours: $25 per hour; This position works full days during installation periods. Installation periods are usually: January-February, April – July, August – late Sept, mid-October – January.
Start Date: Flexible
Summary: The Preparator is involved in all of the technical aspects of art handling with regard to installation and de-installation, packing/shipping, and storage of art objects under the direction of the Senior Curator, Curatorial Assistant, and Registrar. To apply and learn more, click here

Title: Part-time Museum Experience Associate
Location: Newport
Salary and Hours: $15 per hour; 3 days per week. Shifts are typically 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., occasional Thursdays until 7 p.m., and 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Sundays. Occasional holidays, and additional time for special Museum-wide events.
Summary: The Museum Experience Associate is primarily responsible for providing visitors with a high level of seamless service, ensuring a positive and meaningful Museum experience supportive of the Museum’s mission and strategic objectives. To apply and learn more, click here.

Title: Full-time Director of Operations
Location: Newport
Salary: $50,000-$55,000 annually.
Summary: Newport Art Museum’s Director of Operations is responsible for the overall smooth and safe administration of the Museum’s facilities, security, maintenance, occasional capital improvement projects, and day-to-day operations. He/she/they will also assist with human resources, technology and office infrastructure, project management and evaluation, facilitating Board engagement and grants administration. To apply and learn more, click here.

Providence Art Club seeks a marketing professional and waitstaff

Title: Marketing & Media Coordinator
Deadline:: December 11, 2021
Starting: $20 per hour
Hours: Full-time, Monday-Friday
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Title: Waitstaff
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Starting: $14 per hour
Hours: Part-time or full-time; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday, some nights and weekends
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Alabama State Council on the Arts hiring Arts in Education Program Manager

Title: Arts in Education Program Manager
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Hours: Full time
Salary: $40,065-$60,746.

Summary: The Arts in Education Program Manager (AIEPM) is responsible for nearly $800,000 of grants and programming, including an Arts Educator Fellowship, the Visual Arts Achievement Program, Poetry Out Loud, and Live Arts Learning. Read more.

FirstWorks has an opening for an Education Program Coordinator

Title: Education Program Coordinator
Location: FirstWorks, Providence
Hours and salary: Full time, $36,000 per year
Start date: December 2021

Summary: Reporting to the Director of Education, the Education Program Coordinator for FirstWorks schedules and implements arts-learning workshops and audience engagement related activities across a variety of sites statewide. Working closely with educators, artists, youth and community organizations, they administer all details to meet organizational objectives and ensure all participants receive exceptional programmatic experiences. To apply and learn more, click here.

Kingston Chamber Music Festival seeks an Executive Director 

Title: Executive Director
Company: Kingston Chamber Music festival
Hours and salary: Part time; $65,000
Start: Jan. 3, 2022

Summary
The part Time Executive Director manages all administrative functions of the organization and works in partnership with the Artistic Director, who is responsible for all programming. The Executive Director works from home, meets with board committees, sponsors, arts organizations, outside contractors and other groups in Rhode Island. During the two-week summer festival, the Executive Director will spend long days at the URI Fine Arts Center. To learn more and apply, click here.

RI Office of Energy Resources is hiring a part time Communication Assistant with experience in videography

Title: Communication Assistant
Agency: Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources.
Location: One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI. (May work remotely, but attendance required at all video productions).
Hourly and salary: 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday, at $25 per hour.
Duration: 6 months with potential for extension

Summary
To be responsible for supporting OER’s communication program to educate and inform the public about clean energy policies and programs via press releases, newsletters, blogs, social media and video. To apply and learn more, click here.

The Gamm Theatre seeks a Box Office Sales Manager

Title: Box Office Sales Manager.
Location: The Gamm Theatre, Warwick.
Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week, some evenings during each show run.
Salary: $37,500 annually.
Benefits: Employee health insurance plan (or monthly health stipend), paid time off, employee assistance program, free tickets for each show
Position starts: November 2021

Summary
Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications and in collaboration with the Box Office Front of House Manager, this position is fast-paced and fun. The staff will work with administration, house management, and production. This position requires being self-motivated and an ability to work independently. To learn more and apply, click here.

Island Moving Co. has an opening for a Data and Development Manager

Title: Data & Development Manager
Company and location: Island Moving Company, Newport
Hours: Full-Time, 35-40 hrs. per week
Salary: $37,500-41,000
Start date: Immediately

Summary
The Data and Development Manager works to optimize and implement the use of data systems to support the organization’s advancement and development functions across the entire organization. The position focuses on ways to effectively and efficiently organize, store, track, and analyze data with attention to security and confidentiality of patron record. To apply and learn more, click here.