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President and CEO
National Performance Network, including the Visual Artists Network


The governing board of the National Performance Network, including the Visual Artists Network (NPN/VAN), seeks applications for the position of President and CEO. The successful applicant will assume the staff leadership of a nationwide organization with a strong record of leadership and success. The board is open to applicants with a wide variety of experience; however, all applicants must demonstrate their ability to effectively manage the Network. In addition, all applicants are expected to share the values of equity, diversity, social justice, and inclusion that are infused into all aspects of NPN/VAN work.

Deadline 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time, December 1, 2015. View the full announcement:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/marketing.westaf.org/Misc/NPN+VAN+Position.pdf

 


 

Requisition Number

1992BR

Position Title

Instructional/Support Faculty

College/Division

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization

NTID Cultural & Creative Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status)

Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Faculty Discipline

Performing Arts- Theater

Faculty Rank

Lecturer

Employment Category

Fulltime

Anticipated Start Date

15-Aug-2016

Department/College Description

THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT: RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC. Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description

Teach two technical theater classes and one section of Theater Practicum per semester. Serve as designer for 3-4 theater productions per year. Assist in mounting theater outreach tours. Supervise student workers for up to10 hours per week. Work with


program director and technical theater faculty and staff. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness, service to the Institute and professional development; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

Required Minimum Qualifications

BA with professional experience in technical theater or MFA in technical theater. Successful teaching experience and experience as a theater artist. Must enjoy working with undergraduates majoring in non-theater programs. Ability to work in a collaborative environment. Strong budgeting, planning, and organization skills. Knowledge of CAD and online learning. Commitment to study Deaf culture and learn American Sign Language.
Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and familiarity with Deaf culture strongly preferred. Candidates who are not fluent in American Sign Language must commence learning immediately (by enrolling in ASL courses) and be able to demonstrate proficiency within two years of hire.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

MFA BA

Required Application Documents

Curriculum Vitae or Resume Cover Letter Statement of Diversity Contribution Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Internals Only

No

How To Apply

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 1992BR. Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments: -A brief teaching philosophy -The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to [email protected] Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 


 

Requisition Number

1969BR

Position Title

Coordinator - Sunshine Too

College/Division

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Organization

NTID Pre-College Outreach

Professional Area

Professional/Administrative

Staff Job Function

Performing Arts and Theater

Employment Category

Fulltime

Department/College Description

Primary responsibility of this position is to plan and coordinate theatrical outreach performances and travel schedules. Works closely with assigned NTID Cultural & Creative Studies faculty to develop theatrical performances. Additional responsibility with planning and providing coordination assistance for other Outreach Programs, as assigned. Position reports to NTID Senior Director of Outreach Consortium.

Detailed Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

 Plans and coordinates all aspects of theatrical outreach performances and travel

 Budget management for Sunshine, Too

 Work with Senior Director of Development and Senior Director of Outreach in developing and submitting proposals for external funding for Sunshine, Too

 Work with assigned NTID Cultural & Creative faculty on theatrical related issues and hiring/supervising individuals involved in the project

 Plans and coordinates complex administrative assignments and special projects within and/or across operating departments (i.e. faculty, alumni, marketing, and development); gathers, organizes, and assesses information, and develops and prepares recommendations.

 Negotiates terms with facilities and travel vendors for services, in accordance with budget constraints and University policies and procedures.

 Responsible for the development of marketing materials

 Provide program support for Outreach Programs as assigned

 Performs related duties as required.

Required Minimum Qualifications

 Bachelor's degree in theatre, business, education, human services or related field is required, with 3-5 years directly related experience in theatre and business.

 Demonstrated ability to provide excellent interpersonal, supervisory, communication, and written communication skills.

 Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and ability to consistently meet tight deadlines.

 Proficiency with ASL required.

Required Minimum Education Level

BA

Preferred Qualifications

 Master's degree is preferred.

 1-2 years of event or tour planning experience strongly preferred.

 Knowledge about deaf culture and experience in theatrical performance planning preferred.

Preferred Education Level

Masters-Other

Required Application Documents

Curriculum Vitae or Resume Cover Letter List of References Letters of Recommendation

Shift

A

Wage Band

116A

Internals Only

No

How To Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Additional Details

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human


Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to [email protected] Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 


 

July 2015

Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Position Title: Marketing & Communications Manager

The Hochstein School seeks an enthusiastic, creative, and innovative Marketing & Communications Manager to lead the School’s staff, faculty, and board in advancing Hochstein’s brand, mission, vision, and programs to donors, staff, faculty, students, parents, and the community at large. 

The Marketing & Communications Manager reports to the President & Executive Director and works closely with the Director of Development, Dean of Students, and other key faculty and staff, as well as managing outside vendors.

Meeting the School’s goals in enrollment, participation, and support will be accomplished through strategies that will include:

  • School publications (program catalogs, annual report, flyers, event programs, mailings)
  • Email
  • The School’s web site
  • Social media
  • Direct mail
  • Advertising (traditional and online)
  • Public Relations
  • Special events and projects

Responsibilities include all aspects of producing and implementing the marketing/communications strategies such as copywriting, photography, design, printing, managing website content, maintaining distribution lists, making media buys, and scheduling communications. This role also involves representing the School at public events, creating and leveraging partnerships with other organizations, supporting the work of other functions of the organization including Development, and managing personnel and resources involved in carrying out objectives, including interns, volunteers, and vendors. The role also includes administrative functions, including the preparation and management of a budget approved by the President.

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years experience in marketing and/or communications (preferably in arts/education field)
  • Superior organization and communication skills, written and oral; professional presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a leader and as part of a team, to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills and attitude; friendly, accessible temperament and sense of humor
  • Flexibility, persistence, attention to detail
  • Interest in the arts and arts education
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Expertise in MAC applications and graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign
  • Personal vehicle/drivers’ license required
  • Specific experience in copywriting, social media management, website CMS and/or programming, and public relations.

               
Schedule:  Full-time, generally 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Additional hours for various School events on evenings and weekends are required.

Position available immediately.

To apply:  send letter of interest, résumé, and list of 3 current references to:
Dr. Margaret Quackenbush, President & Executive Director
Hochstein School of Music & Dance
50 N. Plymouth Avenue
Rochester, NY 14614                      

Or via email to: [email protected]


International Art Acquisitions
Position Title: Gallery Director/Art  Sales Consultant
International Art Acquisitions is a Contemporary Gallery located in Rochester New York. We are seeking a hands on experienced Gallery Director/Art Sales Consultant to manage sales of existing collectors, galleries and corporations while building and seeking relationships with new clientele.
Successful candidate will demonstrate gracious and fluid operations of client services both within the gallery and on site with the client while assisting them with appropriate art selections. Should be personable, enterprising, articulate, able to multi-task with efficiency and poise with a well-developed ability to prioritize. Qualified candidate will have the ability to speak fluently regarding art, art concepts and art placement with in any type of an interior. Strong writing, verbal, marketing, organizational skills and a professional manner are required.
Requirements
• BFA or MFA
• 2 years Gallery or auction house experience, plus 2 years work experience in a related field
• Proven record in sales and client development
• Strong writing, verbal, people and time management and organizational skills
• MAC platform, Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, Wordpress
• Developed experience with all Social Media protocol
• Flexible schedule
• Comfortable with and physically capable of light art handling, installation and shipping
Responsibilities
Operating a client oriented art gallery with the duties that accompany the position.
Located
International Art Acquisitions
3300 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] or
Telephone the gallery at 585.264.1440

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David Semple, Executive Director
Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 473-4000

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