LOS ANGELES METRO – Salary Position – Senior Art Program Specialist

In Salary Position on July 28, 2016 at 4:39 pm

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is seeking an experienced Senior Art Program Specialist to join the 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, through to our monitoring, care and conservation of our expansive collection of public art and portable artworks.

The Metro Art and Design team delivers high visibility projects within a fast paced environment within one of the largest and most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire nation, and with an expanding multi-modal network, it makes it an exciting and rewarding time to join Metro. Metro 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 3 years of progressively responsible experience implementing public art or community art programs. Experience working with artists, architects, engineers and highly specialized artwork fabricators on large scale projects in the public context, is strongly desired, as are community engagement skills. Preferred candidates must be detailed oriented and have a sophisticated knowledge of contemporary visual art, art fabrication techniques and be able interpret architectural drawings and specifications.



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