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Mixed Blood is seeking a full-time Artistic Director to succeed the founding director and lead the organization into its next iteration. An ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience in leading a performing arts organization, a deep commitment to social justice and an understanding of Radical Hospitality, an exceptional capacity for strategic direction, and willingness for on-the-ground action. Mixed Blood is a national leader among arts organizations committed to social change, therefore a solid grounding in racial equity and social justice and a sophisticated approach to community engagement and partnership are a must. The Artistic Director will collaborate with the board of directors, staff of five and artists both local and national to promote Mixed Blood’s mission and vision.

 

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 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - ANTENNA, NEW ORLEANS - WWW.ANTENNA.WORKS

Antenna is seeking a full-time executive director for its office in New Orleans, LA. An ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience in contemporary art and artist-run spaces, an exceptional capacity for strategic direction, and willingness for on-the-ground action. Antenna is a leader in its home community, therefore a solid grounding in racial equity and social justice and a sophisticated approach to community engagement and partnership are a must. The executive director will collaborate with the board of directors, staff of 8 and artist collective to promote Antenna’s mission, vision and values.

 

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Antenna is a New Orleans-based art organization committed to being a vital participant in the life of the city through the creation and support of artist and writer-driven programs. Antenna programming began as a relief from rebuilding and a tool for the city’s recovery during the aftermath of the 2005 hurricanes. It has since expanded to offer a robust slate of literary, visual arts, and arts education programming. It serves as a welcoming entry point into the arts for New Orleans audiences and an engine for cultural production, especially creative endeavors with transformative approaches to social justice.

  

Through its programming, Antenna supports creator-driven projects featuring new and relevant contemporary visual art and literary works. It has an impressive programming schedule that supports a yearly exhibitions program in its gallery spaces on St. Claude Avenue, Paper Machine, a printshop housing cutting edge print technologies, a national artist residency program named Spillways Residency, our popular online podcast Antenna::Signals, and a citywide 24-hour Draw-A-Thon. Additionally, Antenna’s regranting program,  Platforms Fund, in partnership with Ashe Cultural Arts Center (www.ashecac.org) provides support for the development and presentation of self-organized artistic projects in and around New Orleans. All of our programs engage a diverse group of artists, wildly ambitious projects and draw audiences from across the Greater New Orleans area. Antenna’s second space is Paper Machine, a 5000 sq ft printshop that houses the organization’s printing and publication studios for print-based artists and the Artist Book Collection.

Antenna maintains two leased facilities, Antenna Gallery and Paper Machine.  It has an annual budget of $800,000 which includes $60,000 that is re-granted through the Platforms partnership with Ashe Cultural Arts Center.

In alignment with Antenna’s commitment to creating a community rooted in justice, we are committed to ensuring a space that is free of racism, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, misogyny, classism or other bias. Antenna does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical characteristics or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We encourage diverse applicants to apply.

Apply here by sending a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and writing samples related to one of the above areas of responsibility (not to exceed five pages) or via email to Antenna’s Search Committee  (searchcommittee@antenna.works).  Expected hire date of July 1, 2021; relocation to New Orleans required.  Position open until filled.

 

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Leadership:  Leads by example, helping to facilitate an effective staff and aiming to build an organization that supports New Orleans’ artists, culture bearers and creative practitioners. They are passionate about the work Antenna does and have an integral understanding of the spirit, history and mission of the organization. This thoughtful art leader will plan Antenna’s growth onto the national stage, continue to recruit a diverse staff and be committed to a healthy work environment.

Financial Management:  Oversees the development of the annual budget in collaboration with the board treasurer, setting priorities in alignment with board policies and with input from staff, manages fiscal sponsorships, and drives the prudent fiscal management of the organization's resources.

Resource Development:  Leads Antenna’s resource development plan and fundraising efforts that include individual, corporate and foundation solicitations, relationships and stewardship, special events and earned revenue.

Program Management:  Sets the tone for and oversees the artistic vision of Antenna programming in collaboration with the board and staff. They are an articulate representative of these programs and the organization’s mission to a wide array of audiences.

Public Relations/Cultural Policy: A creative changemaker who inspires the staff, board and artist collective to be engaged in relevant discourse and action in the local and national art field. They work to elevate the profile of Antenna by being engaged with audiences as well as peer organizations locally and nationally.

Personnel:  Responsible for developing an effective staff that shapes and implements Antenna’s work; maintaining an environment that attracts and motivates other art leaders, both professional and volunteers. The executive director manages all operational issues, including contracts, employment matters, technology, leases and building management, publication and other agreements.

 Collaborative Work with the Board of Directors:  A non-voting member of the board and artist collective. They will ensure that the board is kept fully informed of the condition of Antenna on all important factors influencing its development and health, both internal and external.

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REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field, such as Arts Administration, Fine Art, Business Administration or Public Administration or equivalent experience.

A proven track-record and demonstrable senior level experience managing and overseeing a non-profit, arts organization and facility with exemplary financial oversight and fundraising.

A dynamic leader with tested problem-solving abilities in all operations of a non-profit art organization and experience to lead its staff through growth stages.

Experience in all aspects of program development, from concept to execution.

Relationships with national funders and an established track record of securing contributions from private, corporate, and government funding agencies and institutions.

Experience in collaboration, teambuilding, communication and conflict management skills.

An effective communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills and a motivating spirit.

Excellent oral and written skills.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

 

Time Commitment: This is a full-time position with benefits and paid time off. A commitment of 40 hours per week is required with the understanding that additional hours, including on weekends, may be required. Out of town business travel can be expected.

 

ANTENNA - 3718 ST CLAUDE AVE, NEW ORLEANS, LA 70117 - 504.298.3161 - WWW.ANTENNA.WORKS- INFO@ANTENNA.WORKS

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Looking for co-founder & CTO (Equity based). StyleBusiness in it’s early stage in London, each of the brand needs it’s own development , get in touch if you believe you can bring our brands into next level, it can be just one of the brand or all of them. This is equity only ( up to 50% ) to begin with but salary is part of the financial model for when we’ve raised funds.

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Director of the School of Art

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Ball State University’s College of Fine Arts welcomes applications for Director of the School of Arts, available July 1, 2021.

The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and serves as the school’s chief executive who plans, directs, and coordinates the academic, operational, personnel, budgetary matters and promotional activities pertaining to the school, provides leadership and direction in the development and implementation of academic programs, and advocates quality in teaching.

The Director serves as the school’s primary spokesperson and representative to the college, university, and external community, engages in proactive, collaborative short and long-range planning for the School of Art, facilitates opportunities for faculty scholarship and creative endeavors, manages the recruitment and retention of excellent faculty, and works to support a culture of diversity, inclusiveness, clear communication, and collegiality between faculty, staff, and students.

Minimum Qualifications: Appropriate terminal degree in art or art-related discipline. At least two years of experience as a full-time, higher education faculty member in art or an art-related discipline. At least two years of demonstrated administrative experience in exercising leadership and consultative decision-making at the departmental level in higher education, to include curricular development, budget activities, facilities, and equipment. A strong record of scholarly and/or creative activities, teaching, and service. Ability to function effectively as a college leadership team member within a complex, fast-paced, change-oriented institution. Ability to execute duties with resilience and flexibility. Ability to anticipate future deadlines and fulfill obligations to completion in a timely manner. Ability to take initiative and demonstrate personal accountability. Exhibit a high tolerance for ambiguity, including managing multiple priorities.

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional and administrative experience in the arts, including, but not limited to, graduate programs administration. Experience with national accreditation processes. Experience with fundraising and/or grant writing at multiple levels. Experience with community engagement. Experience facilitating the use of new technologies within an art or art-related curriculum. Experience with incentivized-based budgeting models. Demonstrated awareness of contemporary best practices in schools of art and design.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23053. The following are required documents in the Applicant Documents section of this application:

Cover Letter addressed to Dr. Michael Prater, Director and Search Committee Chair.

Complete and current vita.

Evidence of scholarship and/or creative activity to include student work if relevant is required to be uploaded under the “Teaching Statement/Portfolio” document.

A statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion is required to be uploaded under the “Diversity Statement” document.

A statement of administrative philosophy is required to be uploaded under the “Leadership Statement” document.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 12, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff    

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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RIOULT DANCE NY - FINANCE AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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RIOULT DANCE NY - FINANCE AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

RIOULT Dance NY, founded in 1994, is a New York City-based modern dance company dedicated to supporting the creation and performance of dance works by choreographer Pascal Rioult, and to educating and expanding modern dance audiences. Over the last 25 years, RIOULT has amassed a rich repertory of nearly 50 works and reaches over 20,000 individuals annually through its NY season performances, national and international touring, and a spectrum of dance education and community engagement programs.

In October 2018, RIOULT Dance NY opened the doors to the RIOULT Dance Center in the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria, Queens. A much-anticipated permanent home for the Company, the Center positions RIOULT as a major asset to the dance community at large through its offering of affordable studio rentals, schedule of public dance technique and fitness classes, and high-caliber dance training for young people at the newly formed RIOULT Dance School.

RIOULT Dance NY is seeking a full-time Finance and Operations Director to join our growing team. The Finance and Operations Director, who is part of senior management, manages the facility, financial, administrative, human resource, and IT systems and related staff and also works with outside consultants. The ideal candidate is highly organized with attention for detail, prior experience in financial management and/or bookkeeping and a facility with learning new systems and software and creative problem-solving. This candidate also demonstrates a commitment to RIOULT Dance NY’s mission, is flexible, and effective in a fast-paced and evolving environment.



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Finance and Administration

Supervise contract bookkeeper ensuring accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions, including day-to-day bookkeeping and training staff on relevant systems.

Produce regular financial reports that support the organization’s cash flow management, foundation budgeting and reporting, and government contracts.

Oversee the annual audit and filing of required tax forms.

Collaborate with Executive Director in the annual budgeting process, financial forecasting, and internal controls.

Serve on finance and audit committees

Human Resources  

Maintain personnel policies and employment records for all staff.

Oversee payroll preparation and onboard all new employees.

Negotiate benefits packages for staff and provide support with health and retirement benefits administration.

Facilities and Operations Management

Oversee basic facilities management, including off-site storage.

Manage relationship with landlord and building management. 

Manage organization of both digital and analog files and create a record retention policy.

Act as liaison with insurance vendors and brokers as needed and obtain insurance certificates when requested by staff.

Manage, monitor, and maintain building systems (HVAC, security, etc.), office equipment and supplies.  

Work with ED to identify and address ongoing infrastructure needs.

IT & Digital Security

Oversee relationship with external IT consultants. 

Act as the organization’s point person for cyber security policies, procedures, and troubleshooting.

Maintain and evaluate the IT needs of the organization, working with staff, vendors, and IT consultants to identify and resolve issues and recommend repairs and upgrades.

Handle day-to-day IT issues, including adding users to digital accounts, managing permissions, and troubleshooting problems as they arise. 

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The Finance and Operations Manager must have:

A working understanding of bookkeeping, budget management, internal controls, and non-profit accounting practices;

Proficiency with QuickBooks and Excel, and the ability to quickly learn and use other finance-related tools as needed;

A minimum of 4 years administrative/financial experience, preferably in a non-profit environment;

Experience with various aspects of HR, including benefits administration and compliance;

Experience supporting organizational IT needs;

Resourcefulness and creativity in troubleshooting obstacles as they arise;

The ability to design and implement operational systems that foster efficiency; and

The ability to work independently.

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