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Choate Rosemary Hall

Job Title: Visual Arts Teacher (Start Date – August 2019)

To Apply: http://employment.choate.edu/job/95390/visual-arts-teacher

Requirements: The successful candidate will be a practicing artist with an expertise in a variety of media and the vision to build an emerging digital media program at Choate. Candidates should be capable of teaching all levels of experience with an emphasis on graphic design, animation, new and emerging media, filmmaking and photography. In addition to these specific areas of expertise, the successful candidate will have the ability to teach broad-based foundation level courses and drawing.

Connecticut League of History Organizations

Job Title: Executive Director

Email cover letter and resume to: interim@clho.org Put “ED search” in the subject line

Application Deadline: April 6, 2019

Responsibilities: The Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO), with a membership base of organizations and individuals, was formed in 1948 to build connections among those who preserve and share the stories and objects of Connecticut’s past. The CLHO Executive Director serves as the chief executive of the organization, providing leadership, vision and direction in managing daily operations consistent with the mission, strategic plan and governance policies established by the Board of Directors, including priorities jointly shared by CLHO and CTH. The Executive Director is a champion, convener and catalyst for advancing CLHO’s mission to unite, support and promote historical interests and activities statewide and to strengthen and empower the network of those who promote and safeguard Connecticut’s cultural heritage. Manage strategic and operational planning, including budgets, fiscal reports, membership administration, program logistics, event registrations and other components of daily operations. Develop and implement a robust outreach strategy to strengthen and leverage current and new relationships with members and with regional and statewide partners, including CTH and Central Connecticut State University as well as other allied state and regional organizations. Provide overall program management for existing programs (Annual Conference, Awards of Merit, Connecticut Collections, StEPS-CT, workshops) and identify new program opportunities based on the CLHO-CTH partnership and on state and national trends in public history. Strengthen revenue streams by growing the membership base, increasing participation in programs, managing fundraising activities and identifying new grant/funder sources to achieve sustainability. Coordinate communications with all constituents to enhance the CLHO brand. Collaborate and communicate with the Board to fulfill CLHO’s mission by executing near-term strategic actions and helping formulate longer-term strategies to achieve and maintain sustainability.

Requirements: Passionate advocate for the mission with the ability to translate that passion into an articulate and compelling story for a variety of audiences. Visionary leader able to set strategic direction for the future while using critical and creative thinking to address near-term issues and opportunities. Accomplished networker, collaborator and communicator able to build and maintain strong relationships with CLHO constituents and allies and to articulate the benefits of collaboration among various individual and institutional players. Confident risk-taker adept at reading people and situations to help individual and institutional partners achieve beneficial outcomes. Time management, analytical and technological expertise to accomplish daily tasks (with QuickBooks, social media) efficiently and complement interpersonal and leadership skills. Sound knowledge of public history best practices; ability to organize and deliver effective professional development programs for history organizations’ staff and volunteers. Bachelor’s degree in a humanities or related field. Master’s degree a plus. Five years experience in a leadership or management position in a public history organization. Valid driver’s license with ability to drive throughout the state to meet constituents.

Creative Arts Workshop

Job Title:  Curator

Email letter of interest and resumé to: gallery@creativeartsworkshop.org For more information go to http://creativeartsworkshop.org/about-us/employment/employment-guest-curator/ 

Application Deadline: April 12, 2019

Responsibilities: Creative Arts Workshop (CAW) seeks a guest curator for its fall 2019 exhibition, currently titled Safe Haven: Sanctuary Cities. The exhibition will bring immigrant artists practicing in New Haven and around the country together to explore issues of place, cultural identity, and dislocation. Working closely with CAW staff curator, Robin Green, the guest curator will help design and execute the exhibition and related public programming, including the following: craft the call for entry, develop public programming related to the exhibition, select artworks for the exhibition and images for publicity use, prepare a curatorial statement that will be incorporated into the press release, assist with installation design and wall text/label content, attend opening reception and other public events. Immigrant artists with curatorial experience are strongly encouraged to apply. An honorarium of $3,500 will be provided. 

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: P/T Graphic Design Apprentice (May through August)

Email cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Katie Desjardins, jobs@goodspeed.org

Responsibilities: Creation and distribution of print and digital ads; design and print coordination of show-related signage and promotional materials; creation and production of flyers, program stuffers and direct mail pieces; assistance with website maintenance; creation and distribution of e-cards and weekly email reminders to ticketholders; creation of video promos, video lobby loop, and B-roll compilations; design of Facebook ads; and photo retouching and resizing for use on the website, in the press, and for other design projects.

Requirements: This position is ideal for a graphic design student, newly-graduated graphic design major, or marketing major with strong design skills looking to gain valuable real-world experience. Candidates must be independent self-starters with the ability to follow through on projects from start to finish on a strict schedule. Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is required. Other useful skills include Premiere Pro or other video editing experience, Excel, photography, and creative writing. Interest in theatre or the arts is a plus.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Props Carpenter for the 2019 season

More info at: https://bit.ly/2NZPsOO

Requirements: The qualified applicant will be a carpenter with properties experience and mechanical and furniture building skills and the ability to problem-solve. Welding is a must. Hourly plus overtime. Applicant must be available from March (late February preferred) to early October.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Costume Shop Manager

Full job description at: https://bit.ly/2NZPsOO

Requirements: The successful candidate will be driven and detail-oriented; have excellent communication skills; possess demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects and deadlines effectively; exhibit strong administrative and organizational skills; and be familiar with the intricacies of running a regional theatre costume shop.

Goodspeed Musicals

Job Title: Costume Draper

For more information go to: http://bit.ly/2A7qFnR

Responsibilities: Creating costumes from sketches and drawings, determining yardage for fabric and trims, fabricating patterns, either by draping or flat patternmaking, fitting costumes to actors, and alterations.

HartBeat Ensemble (Hartford)

Job Title: Artistic Director (For a full description click here)

Email resume and letter of interest to: rhoda.cerritelli@hartbeatbeatensemble.org In your letter of interest, please address: Why you want to lead HartBeat Ensemble at this time? How your qualifications and experience prepare you to take on this role? Include detailed information concerning work experience, past successes, and leadership experience.

Application Deadline: April 8, 2019

Responsibilities: HartBeat seeks a “big thinker” to lead and reimagine what it is to be an ensemble theater company in Hartford and to continue to build upon the Ensemble’s long, celebrated history of creative, educational, community-inspired work. The current moment offers an opportunity for an effective leader with a robust, inclusive and expansive artistic vision to take HartBeat into the next step in its journey.

Requirements: The Artistic Director must be a passionate advocate for the arts, social justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion; an effective external leader capable of increasing public awareness of HartBeat’s role in the community; an experienced fundraiser; and able to navigate successfully between and among the various constituencies – staff, ensemble members, artists, board, funders, the arts community, individual donors and the community at large.

Hartford Stage

Job Title: Wardrobe Run Crew

Email cover letter, resume, references, and examples of work to: Costume Shop Manager, Blair Gulledge, bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “Wardrobe Run Crew” in the subject line. No calls please

Responsibilities: Upcoming world premier musical Flamingo Kid. Dates: May 1st– June 21st .   This is an over hire position is responsible for running and maintaining shows

Requirements: Experience setting up and executing quick changes. Garment care and repair including cleaning and maintenance. Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, well-disciplined, flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Hartford Stage

Job Title: Subscriptions & Group Sales Manager

Email cover letter, resume and references to: Sean Pomposello, Director of Marketing, spomposello@hartfordstage.org

Responsibilities: Manage and report on all facets of subscriber services and manage group sales for all shows. Teaching and engendering superior customer relations skills to the customer service representatives; leading the administration of subscription packages in the box office software; and promoting Hartford Stage to the tourism community.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in a performing arts box office, preferably working with Tessitura.

Hartford Stage

Job Title: Wig Run Crew

Email resume, references, and examples of work to: Costume Shop Manager, Blair Gulledge, bgulledge@hartfordstage.org with “Wig Run Crew” in the subject line.  No calls please

Responsibilities: Upcoming world premier musical, Flamingo Kid. Dates: May 1st– June18th. This is an over hire position responsible for running and maintaining shows.

Requirements: Wig and facial hair application and basic styling- synthetic and human hair. Experience executing quick changes- including costumes, wigs and facial hair. Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, well-disciplined, flexible and capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Long Wharf Theatre

Job Title: P/T Operations Assistant

For more information and to apply click here

Neighborhood Music School

Job Title: Lesson Coordinator/Guilford Branch Coordinator

Email cover letter and resume to: Anne Tubis, Student Services Director, jobs@nmsnewhaven.org Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered

Responsibilities: Proactively and independently manage day-to-day operations with minimal supervision, while also serving returning students and families in Guilford and New Haven as a member of the Student Services Department. For detailed description visit https://nmsnewhaven.org/about/jobs-and-internships/*

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum 2 years’ customer service, sales and/or marketing experience required; Time in an arts-related field (performance, education, and/or administration) strongly preferred. Exceptional customer service and communication skills; Ability to collaborate, prioritize independently and to manage multiple projects and timelines. Proficiency in Excel, Word and Google Suite.

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Job Title: Development Coordinator

Send resume and cover letter to: Giving@NewHavenSymphony.org or NHSO, 4 Hamilton Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Responsibilities: Administrative support of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s comprehensive year-round fundraising program. The Coordinator reports to the Development Director, assisting in fundraising campaigns, data entry utilizing the CRM system, networking activities, and general administrative duties. Additionally, the Development Coordinator assists the CEO with administrative tasks including scheduling, meeting preparation, communication with the Board of Directors, and special projects.

Requirements: A professional attitude, excellent time management skills, and an efficient, resourceful work ethic. Desired personal characteristics and general attributes include: organized, detail-oriented, collaborative, and positive. Familiarity with development focused CRM systems such as Raiser’s Edge software is desirable. Bachelor’s Degree required; 1-3 years of administrative experience preferred. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other development centric CRM (customer relationship management) software preferred.

The Shoreline School of Art and Music (Branford)

Job Title: P/T Art Teachers

Contact: Richard Milgram, shorelineartandmusic@gmail.com or 203-481-4830

University of New Haven: College of Arts & Sciences: Division of Performing Arts (Theater Arts & Music)

Job Title: Lecturer of Technical Theater

Apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/60501

Review of applications will start on April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities: Teaching courses in technical theater and serving as the Technical Director for The Bucknall Theater. Depending on the candidate’s expertise, this lecturer will have an opportunity to teach courses such as Scenography or Lighting Design as well as develop new courses in areas such as Production Management. In addition to teaching, the Technical Director will provide support for theater productions, concerts, commemorations, panel discussions and other Performing Arts events.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with strong organizational skills and a collaborative approach to problem solving. MFA or equivalent in Technical Direction, Set Design, Lighting Design, or related field. Technical Direction experience. College teaching experience. A strong background in scenery construction and stagecraft techniques. Demonstrated commitment to mentoring of students.

The U.S. Census Bureau

Job Title: A variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff

For more information and to apply go to: https://2020census.gov/jobs

Requirements: You must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.

Yale Center for British Art

Job Title: Curator of Education for School and Community Engagement

Submit an online application through STARS (STARS requisition number: 53655BR). Paper applications will not be accepted. Please make sure to include the following documents with your application: cover letter, full CV, and the names and contact information of three references.

Responsibilities: The post-holder will build upon and expand existing partnerships with K-12 schools, special needs audiences, and community organizations, as well as forging new relationships and developing programs for schools and the community. As the Center’s docents are the primary interface between the public and the Center, this position would be responsible for overseeing and managing the docent training program. Full detail and key responsibilities can be found here.

Requirements: This position is for someone who enjoys forging new collaborations with community members, demonstrates a steadfast commitment to diversity and inclusion, and thinks expansively about the transformative power of art to change individual lives and communities at large. This person will be intellectually curious, have a proactive attitude, and demonstrate empathy and emotional intelligence. The strongest applicant will have a background working with students and educators and a firm working knowledge of current debates around diversity and inclusion.

Yale College, Undergraduate Production Office

Job Title: Production Supervisor

Email cover letter and resume to: justin.deland@yale.edu

Responsibilities: Assisting with the hiring, training, scheduling, and data reporting functions of the House Manager program, and assisting with the supervision and house management of student productions.  Responsibilities would also include maintaining house manager kit inventories and assisting with ticketing.

Requirements: Documented knowledge of and experience in event safety and theater management.  Knowledge of theatrical lighting and sound systems desired.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

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