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.

AS220 Accepting Applications for Practice//Practice, a Professional Development Program for Arts Administrators

Practice//Practice is AS220’s professional development program for arts administrators. The program offers the arts and culture field an intensive learning alternative to large scale conferences or semester-based higher-education courses.

WHEN? – Practice//Practice is a 4-day residency program that runs Spring and Fall sessions each year. Fall 2017 dates are November 1st through 4th.

WHERE? – Practice//Practice takes place on-site at AS220’s Campus in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

WHO? – Practice//Practice is for anyone who works in the arts and culture field regardless of position. From those who identify as arts managers, arts educators, socially engaged artists, program coordinators, community organizers, arts researchers, cultural producers, or any other given title, Practice//Practice seeks to bring a diverse group of practitioners together in a fertile environment to share and learn from each other. Each session, 15 to 20 participants are selected to represent a range of professional phases, from practitioners looking to start non-profits to those working in established organizations. Artistic disciplines represented by past residents include fibers, dance, graphic design, photography, filmmaking, printmaking, installation, making/fabrication music, performance/theatre, painting, sculpture, poetry and nonfiction.

Applications are due August 18th. For more information, and to apply, click here.