PASADENA – Salary Position – Executive Director Pasadena Museum of California Art

In Salary Position on September 22, 2016 at 8:55 pm

The Board of Directors of the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) seeks an Executive Director who will be responsible for developing and implementing the overall vision and strategy for the Museum with the staff and Board. The ideal candidate should possess the vision to take the PMCA to the next level of achievement. She or he should have an understanding and appreciation of historic and contemporary California art and design or be an eager and quick learner about these subjects. The candidate should also have interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills and should be an experienced and dynamic fundraiser. The new Executive Director will supervise four full-time employees and eleven part-time employees and must also be an experienced and gifted leader with a proven record of successful and creative management and familiarity with budgeting procedures.

ELIGIBILITY: Should have a background in a visual arts organization, especially in museum leadership and management. A bachelor’s degree is necessary. The Director will be the key spokesperson for the Museum and must be able to convey excitement and appreciation for the PMCA’s mission, exhibitions, and programs. The candidate must also have experience in fundraising and board leadership. The Director must be capable of establishing and cultivating relationships with other art institutions, foundations, corporations, and individuals throughout California and beyond. The position should be viewed as an opportunity to expand and build upon the already successful history of this small museum.

DEADLINE: November 11, 2016

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and one-page summary resume, attached in a single document as well as copied into the body of an email to Brianna Smyk, Public Relations Manager & Editor, at Please use the subject: Executive Director Application: Last Name, First Name. Please list your salary requirements.

LOS ANGELES METRO – Salary Position – Arts Manager

In Salary Position on September 21, 2016 at 9:12 pm

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is seeking an experienced arts manager to join Metro’s vibrant Art and Design program. Metro Art enhances the customer experience with innovative visual and performing arts programming that encourages ridership and connects people, sites and neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. A diverse range of site-specific artworks are integrated into the growing Metro system, improving the quality of transit environments, creating a sense of place and strengthening ties with the communities we serve. Our multi-faceted program ranges from photography installations to onboard posters, mosaics and sculptures, workshops, art tours and live performances, as well as the monitoring, care and conservation of our expansive collection of public art and portable artworks. The Metro Art and Design team delivers highly visible projects in a fast paced environment within one of the largest and most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire nation. The agency also offers employees an attractive compensation and benefit package which includes tuition and professional development opportunities.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have a BA and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience, including two years of supervisory experience in developing and implementing complex, highly visible public art projects. Experience working with artists, architects, engineers, contractors, and highly specialized fabricators on large scale projects in the public context, is strongly desired, as are community engagement, strong communication and project management skills. Preferred candidates must have a sophisticated knowledge of contemporary visual art and be able to interpret architectural drawings and specifications.

SALARY: $90,813 – $113,526 – $136,219

DEADLINE: 5pm, Tuesday October 11, 2016


LONG BEACH – RFQ – Teaching Mosaic Artist, Eye on Design

In RFQ on September 20, 2016 at 6:44 pm

Are you a teaching artist who is passionate about public art and wants to work with Long Beach students? The Arts Council for Long Beach is currently seeking an experienced visual arts teaching artist with an emphasis on mosaics for the upcoming 2016–17 academic school year. The residency is for our arts education program, Eye on Design and will run between the months of October and June.

ELIGIBILITY: Minimum three years teaching experience. Experience teaching in a public school setting is preferred. Previous experience teaching K-5 curriculum.

BUDGET: $65/hour, supplies provided

TO APPLY: Send your resume, cover letter and examples of mosaic work to; subject line: “Teaching Artist Application”.