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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFQ – Civic Art Project Manager

In Salary Position on September 12, 2016 at 4:33 pm

Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks a full-time contractor as a Project Manager for its Civic Art program, which works with leading and emerging public artists, County departments and communities to create permanent artwork, creative placemaking projects, public engagement activities, temporary art and event-based programming for new and renovated facilities throughout Los Angeles County.

LA County is the largest municipal jurisdiction in the United States serving a population of over 10 million people. The Civic Art program has 50 projects underway and has produced work for more than 90 County capital projects, including public libraries, parks, pool houses, community centers, sheriff stations, prisons and health centers.

ELIGIBILITY: The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience with permanent public art project management, or a relative equivalent combination of project/production/construction management in the public and/or private sector and a Bachelor’s Degree in art, public art, art history, architecture, landscape architecture, arts administration, urban planning, urban design, engineering, or a related field. Experience in creative placemaking and familiarity with Los Angeles County is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required.

SALARY: The annual compensation is $50,000 – $72,000 based on experience, with additional reimbursement available for health care, liability insurance and travel.

DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, however the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter starting why the position is of interest, résumé, and a list of three professional references and salary history to civicart@arts.lacounty.gov

QUESTIONS: Lida Venieri, Civic Art Program Coordinator, (213) 202-3987, lvenieri@arts.lacounty.gov

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