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LOS ANGELES – Salary Position – Director of Oxy Arts

In Salary Position on April 18, 2016 at 6:02 pm

The Director of Oxy Arts will develop and implement a vision for Oxy Arts in Los Angeles. The qualified candidate will create and implement arts programming, and collaborate with community partners to advance that programming. The Director will work with College administration, arts departments, and marketing/communications staff, to advance the goals of the arts curriculum. The Director will be responsible for developing relationships and partnerships with stakeholders in the Los Angeles arts community. The Director should demonstrate experience with curating visual art exhibitions. The candidate will be responsible for fundraising efforts to support the advancement of curricular innovation, public programming, and artists in residence to enhance the College’s mission and to integrate the arts and urban experience.

The Director of Oxy Arts reports to the Associate Dean of the College. The Director’s office will be located initially on campus, but will move permanently to the Oxy Arts Center on York Boulevard in Highland Park. The Oxy Arts Center will include a professional gallery exhibition space, a multi-use performance space, visiting artists’ space, and the Director’s office.

ELIGIBILITY: MA or MFA, or a BA with at least 5 years’ experience in arts programming and management; Demonstrated experience with interdisciplinary arts programming, visual arts installation, gallery exhibition and/or curation, and performance production with a focus on the mission of College; Demonstrated success with fundraising, and a desire to enhance the mission of Oxy Arts through external fundraising and stewardship; Experience in arts education programming and curricular development; Self-Starter; Ability to develop and implement a vision; Collaborative; Innovative.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter to:  resumes@oxy.edu. Cover letter must discuss your vision for the future of Oxy Arts and this position in relation to the College’s arts curriculum and its mission of excellence and equity.

 

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