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The American Mural Project (AMP)

Job Title: Teaching Artists in the Visual Arts

The American Mural Project (AMP) is interested in meeting independent teaching artists in the visual arts who work with students K-12 in a student directed, collaborative approach, using the responsive classroom model or TAB philosophy. If you or someone you know fits that description, please introduce yourself to AMP’s Education Programs Director, Michelle Fenton Begley at michelle@americanmuralproject.org. If you are curious about AMP, go to americanmuralproject.org 

Canton Clay Works

Title: Paid Internships

Email artist statement, resume, written references and e- portfolio to: cantonclayworks@yahoo.com For questions, call 860-693-1000

Responsibilities: Canton Clay Works, LLC is a premier ceramic studio in northwest CT, featuring an extraordinary studio with several sophisticated kilns seldom found in a small privately-owned facility. This is a fabulous opportunity for the serious ceramic artist to develop new works, portfolio pieces, while receiving extensive and detailed training and experience firing numerous varieties of kiln. Hours incurred making the individual’s own ceramic wares, loading, and firing of those wares are not considered part of the “studio hours”.

Requirements: Internship applicants must be hardworking and reliable individuals with a comprehensive education and/or experience in throwing and hand building techniques. 12-15 “studio hours” of paid studio assistance on average per week required. Some weeks may require less than 12-15 hours and some weeks may require more than 12-15 hours depending upon the volume of activities in the studio. Additional paid hours of work outside of normal duties may be available throughout the year. Mixing glazes, pugging clay, studio maintenance, preparation of wood (moving and/ or stacking), maintenance and firing of numerous kilns (two varieties of wood kilns, Naborigama (salt and soda) and Climbing Train Kiln), Raku, Saggar and gas reduction. Facility and building maintenance duties such as shoveling walkways during winter months will also be included. All positions will complete an initial 90-day trial period. A one-year commitment from our applicants is requested. Visit our website to learn more about us at www.cantonclayworks.com.

CAPA-CT/Shubert Theatre

Job Title: Executive Director

For a detailed job description and information on how to apply click here

International Festival of Arts & Ideas (New Haven)

Job Title: Director of Finance and Administration

Salary Range: $75,000 to $85,000

Email a resume, summary of accomplishments, and cover letter by email to: DFASearch@artidea.org

Responsibilities: The Director of Finance and Administration will be a strategic thought-partner and support for the Festival’s Executive Director and senior leadership team. The successful candidate will be hands-on and participative, and will lead and develop an internal team to drive the following areas with exceptional business acumen and a lens of equity: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT. The Director of Finance and Administration will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in Programming, Marketing, Development, and Production for strategic decision making and operations as The International Festival of Arts & Ideas continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact arts organization that is committed to advancing racial justice, global engagement and community impact in the performing arts. For a detailed job description click here.

 

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The Mattatuck Museum

Job Title: Director of Marketing & Media

Email current resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & MEDIA SEARCH, Janice Shambor, Finance Manager, janice@mattmuseum.org

Responsibilities: Develop and execute the marketing and promotional needs of the Museum. Manage the Museum’s $75,000 annual marketing budget and oversee the part time Marketing Associate. They will create and implement exhibition, program, and event-specific marketing strategies for targeted campaigns as well as a comprehensive social media schedule including content for exhibitions, membership, programs, and events on multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.); design and distributing promotional materials; create weekly E-news correspondences; assist with the promotion of public programs, exhibitions, membership, and special events; build relationships with media contacts; and monitor Museum branding for continuity and messaging across departments.

Requirements: Must possess organizational and critical thinking skills, work well with Museum staff and the general public, and efficiently accomplish multiple duties and tasks successfully within deadlines. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization preferred (communications, advertising, journalism, or graphic design) with 3+ years of relevant work experience; 3+ years of graphic design experience using the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator among others); Managerial experience preferred; excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse constituents; ability to demonstrate problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills; work independently and perform multiple tasks simultaneously; excellent oral and written communication skills (Spanish language skills a plus); ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

The Mattatuck Museum

Job Title: Visitor Services Director

Email current resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: VISITOR SERVICES DIRECTOR SEARCH, Janice Shambor, janice@mattmuseum.org

Responsibilities: Will provide strong and positive leadership for the department. The Director maintains the functionality, efficiency, and professionalism of the department and trains, schedules, supervises, and develops Visitor Services staff. They create a welcoming, friendly, and professional Museum environment and serves as an advocate and representative for the Museum in the community by promoting its resources, programs, and services. The Visitor Services Director also oversees the Museum Shop including ordering, managing, and tracking inventory and sales with responsibility for pricing and profitability; managing consignment items; and training Visitor Services staff in sales strategies and incorporating the Shop into their guest services responsibilities.

Requirements: Excellent interpersonal and management skills; Effective oral and written communication skills (Spanish language skills a plus); Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently; ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and in critical situations as required, as well as the character to be punctual and reliable; 2+ years of experience in a retail environment; 2+ years of professional supervisory experience with a working knowledge of workplace regulations and standard supervisory procedures and techniques; Associates or Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization with an interest in art and history a plus.

New Haven Pride Center

Job Title: Grants Manager

For more information go to: https://www.newhavenpridecenter.org/about-us/opportunities/ 

Neighborhood Music School
Job Title: Director of Finance

For detailed job description and information on how to apply click here

Responsibilities: The Director of Finance (“DoF”) oversees accounting & audit, financial planning, information technology, data management, and employment, payroll, and benefits administration. The DoF continually evaluates best industry practices in comparison to internal systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities. This position works closely with the ED and Board to uphold fiduciary, risk management and compliance responsibilities for NMS. Currently, the DoF manages an administrative team that includes a staff accountant, a billing/financial aid coordinator, and outside vendors, including IT, health benefits, audit, insurance, and legal.

Requirements: Enthusiasm for the mission of Neighborhood Music School. Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial management and/or accounting, with practical hands-on bookkeeping experience. Well-versed in the principles of fund accounting and non-profit management. Knowledge of employee benefits administration and human resource compliance. A commitment to lifelong learning, and to continual improvement based on best practices. Bachelor’s degree required, and MBA and/or CPA are preferred.

New Haven Public Schools

Job Title: P/T Arts Educators for K-8 Schools

Email resume to: ellen.maust@new-haven.k12.ct.us

Hourly Pay Rate (non-negotiable): Certified Teachers - $32.00 Non-certified with a bachelor's degree or better - $22.50 Highly qualified Artist - no degree -$15.00

Responsibilities: Teaching elementary and middle school students as an hourly worker (not to exceed 19.5.hours weekly). Engaging all students in virtual settings and in person. Planning and implementing authentic Arts lesson with a foundational emphasis on Arts skills and concepts. Showcasing student work. Candidates will be expected to: Teach lessons that purposefully connect to Social Emotional Learning. Align instruction with the district Scope and Sequence and the National Care Arts Standards. Work as part of the school and district Arts team. Collaborate with school and district departmental colleagues for meaningful and purposeful integrated, cross-content lessons. Differentiate instruction to ensure that lal students learn. Support efforts to achieve school wide student performance goals.

Requirements: Certification is not required for these positions. They are excellent opportunities for those exploring or pursuing a career in education, for retired teachers, and for artists who like to teach. We are looking for creative individuals who love working with children to fill the following teaching positions: two K-8 general music teachers, two beginning band teachers, four k-8 art teachers, one pre-K art teacher, one k-8 theater teacher.

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