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The Art Project is Hiring

Flint Public Art Project is currently seeking candidates for two part-time staff positions to help facilitate its programming for the coming year. This is an opportunity to collaborate on a wide-ranging project of international scope, be connected to some of the most innovative contemporary artists, designers, architects, planners, photographers, and make a significant contribution to the field. These openings are not limited to local residents but will require spending at least half of the time and often entire periods in Flint to facilitate projects and programs. The program administrator will be paid $1000 per month. The project manager will be paid $650 per month. Applicants should send a CV and letter of interest by July 31 to info@flintpublicartproject.com.

For more information, please visit the job listing.

Program Administrator 

Ideal candidate will demonstrate: 

  • administrative experience
  • good organizational capacity
  • excellent clarity and facility with verbal and written expression
  • firm understanding of mission of project
  • interest in and familiarity with contemporary installation, public art, light- and projection, performance, and social practice work
  • capacity to reach out to underserved communities and members of underrepresented groups

Responsibilities include: 

  • reporting to and working as assistant to the producer and creative director
  • facilitating programming, scheduling, and sharing technical information with invited artists about sites, local participants, logistics, travel.
  • coordinating incoming artists and facilitating collaboration with local participants and partners
  • tailoring mission statements to potential funding opportunities and partners, including grants, corporate and local sponsors, beer sponsors, national and international institutions
  • corresponding with new artists, reaching out to local, regional, and international participants, including performance artists, musicians, light and projection artists, and installation artists
  • participating as artist and cultural producer, designer, and curator

Candidate should have a minimum of a B.A. or B.F.A. in an arts, humanities, social science, management, or relevant field.

Project Manager

Ideal candidate will demonstrate: 

  • good interpersonal skills
  • excellent organizational capacity
  • clarity and facility with verbal and written expression
  • firm understanding of mission of project
  • interest in and familiarity with contemporary installation, public art, light- and projection,  performance, and social practice work
  • capacity to reach out to underserved communities and members of underrepresented groups

Responsibilities include: 

  • reporting to program administrator and director
  • coordinating projects by visiting artists
  • connecting visiting artists with relevant community organizations or local artists
  • facilitating collaborations between artists and groups
  • helping source and access materials for projects
  • assisting in realizing artists ideas
  • providing logistical support for projects
  • sharing relevant information with program administrator and director

Candidate should have a minimum of a B.A. or B.F.A. in an arts, humanities, social science, or relevant field.