Employment Opportunity – Programs CoordinatorThe Programs Coordinator will work with the Executive Director, RLCC Staff, and Residents to fulfill the mission statement set forth by the Red Lodge Clay Center. The primary responsibilities of the Programs Coordinator will focus on three specific areas: Residency Programs, Education Programs, and Communications. The following descriptions and duties will apply to each area;
- Participate in the Residency selection and application process.
- Coordinate the annual residency calendar, agreements, and housing for accepted Residents.
- Correspond with incoming residents, collecting paperwork, fees and materials.
- Develop procedures and policies for Resident Programs.
- Develop and manage community classroom and outreach Programs. *Emphasis will be placed on maintaining and growing our high-quality programming and expanding regional access to current and future Educational programming.
- Schedule the annual Class Calendar, as well as Resident employees for Children’s and Adult community classes as well as Educational Outreach to local schools and organizations.
- Will work in close communication with the Facilities Coordinator to maintain classroom/outreach supplies and materials.
- Create advertisements for relevant publications including print and digital media.
- Market through social media to promote RLCC, the gallery, and its programs.
- Maintain and update RLCC website and Resident profiles.
In addition, there are general duties pertaining to the daily operations of the retail and exhibition gallery space that all employees may be asked to contribute, these include: inventory management, website maintenance, photographing artwork, shipping and receiving, customer service, preparing exhibitions, and staffing the retail gallery.
This is a full-time, salaried position. The ideal candidate will be well organized, energetic and highly motivated with strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills and the ability to adapt to the needs of a growing ceramic arts center in rural Montana. We ask that candidates have a minimum BA, BFA, or equivalent education.
Candidates with these skills and credentials will receive additional consideration. Proficiency in WordPress, Mac based platforms, Microsoft office, Adobe Creative Suite, and digital photographic media. Previous experience in Arts Administration and/or an MFA in Ceramics or other fine art degree preferred. We also encourage RLCC employees to be active artists in order to take advantage of the studio and facilities provided.
Compensation will be determined based on the candidates experience and qualifications. The selected candidate will have access to RLCC studio facilities and a private studio as well as materials at a discounted rate and may receive paid leave for professional development opportunities. Please note, this position does not include health or retirement benefits.
Send cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references, artist statement, and 10 images of current artwork to David Hiltner via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: April 30th, 2019