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Dean of the College of Arts and Media

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MARSHALL UNIVERSITY

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND MEDIA

 

Marshall University seeks an outstanding and experienced leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Arts and Media. The next Dean will be an innovative, dynamic, and transformative leader who will be a change agent in bringing the college to the next level as it builds upon its past strengths and develop its vision for a future in support of its students and its region.

 

With vibrant programs, the College of Arts and Media offers professional, discipline-based training within a broad learning context. The college has 50 faculty and 402 students (as of fall 2021) spread across four schools: the School of Art and Design, the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, the School of Music, and the School of Theatre and Dance.

 

The Dean, who reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, provides visionary and strategic leadership for the college and oversees its academic, personnel, financial, and administrative affairs. The ideal candidate must have a deep understanding of the broad range of diverse programs within the College of Arts and Media and a strong commitment to advocating for the arts; experience cultivating and strengthening relationships with alumni and the community; effective team-building skills; strong leadership working with grants, centers, clusters, projects, and other collaborations; and a laser focus on growing enrollments, retention, and student success through participating in campus-wide and college-level strategic enrollment management. 

 

Marshall University is a public comprehensive research university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Marshall advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs. The university achieved Doctoral University, High Research Activity, R2 status in 2018 and offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Marshall University is situated in a region of great natural beauty. Huntington is nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountain region, with the Ohio River bordering the city on the north, and is surrounded by a variety of state and national forests and parks.  To learn more about Marshall University and the College of Arts and Media, prospective candidates and nominators are encouraged to visit the university’s website at www.marshall.edu and the college’s website at www.marshall.edu/cam/

 

More information about this opportunity can be found at: https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/dean-of-the-college-of-arts-and-media-marshall-university

Nominations and Applications

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by December 23, 2022. The search will continue until a new Dean is appointed.  To apply for the Dean of the College of Arts and Media position, candidates are requested to submit the following:

  1. A curriculum vitae or resume;
  2. A letter of interest that addresses the leadership opportunities in the position profile; and
  3. Contact information for five professional references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

Application materials (Word or PDF) should be sent to: MarshallDeanArtsMedia@agbsearch.com

Nominations and expressions of interest are encouraged. Please direct them to: MarshallDeanArtsMedia@agbsearch.com or to one of the consultants listed below:

Dr. Carlos Hernandez, Executive Search Consultant 

Carlos.Hernandez@agbsearch.com

201-850-7881

 

Dr. Lynn DellaPietra, Executive Search Associate 

Lynn.DellaPietra@agbsearch.com

202-640-6723

 

Marshall University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Senior Manager of Arts & Learning

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Description:
The Laundromat Project (The LP) is seeking a purpose-driven creative thinker and team builder for the
full-time position of Senior Manager of Arts & Learning. This individual will be responsible for developing
and implementing a multitude of creative engagement strategies, including designing curricula, supporting
artistic projects, facilitating multivalent training modules for our flagship Create Change program and our
Artist Development program, and building a robust alumni engagement program.

This individual will join a dynamic and diverse team working at the intersection of art, community, and
social change. Everyday, our programs team bands together to create welcoming spaces for creative
exploration and cross-pollinating ideas while resourcing our creative neighbors across NYC to be positive
forces for change in their communities.

The Senior Manager of Arts & Learning will be tasked with refining and developing strategies and
initiatives to invest more deeply in growing, training, resourcing, showcasing, and convening
socially-engaged arts communities, including LP alumni artists. In collaborative partnership with the
Director of Programs, this person will manage long-term goals for The LP’s full artist development suite of
programs, including our flagship Create Change program and its vast alumni network. The Senior
Manager of Arts & Learning would work closely with the Programs team to support the integration of the
Create Change alumni network into the fabric of other program areas such as our new home in Bed-Stuy,
Brooklyn among other program initiatives.

Reporting Structure
● Reports to Director of Programs
● Manages a staff of 2-3 individuals across Programs team

Lead Responsibilities:

Project Management
● Strategic thinking, planning, and implementation (turning vision into practice) of the growth
trajectory of existing and new programs, including training and events for alumni.

● Plan, refine, and oversee schedule and logistics of the Create Change Residency and Fellowship
Programs from the selection process to the workshop training series and community-based
project manifestations.

● Guide team and consultants to provide different services to artists, such as workshops, events,
and planning.

● Monitor and execute grant outcomes, in coordination with the Director of Programs and The LP’s
Development, Communications & Operations teams.

● Manage program budgets.

Curriculum Design
● Consult with the Director of Programs in reviewing and revising current curricula for the Create
Change program, developing and reimagining content for the eventual packaging and distribution
of our core curriculum.

● Evaluate current curriculum for opportunities for enhancement in artist development, alumni
engagement, and deepened impact in the context of LP goals and values.

● Guide team in administering programs and track data, including evaluations.
Facilitation and Coaching

● Develop, plan, and facilitate training and programs to nurture the LP artist alumni network and the
greater arts field.

● In collaboration with the Director of Programs, provide artists with individual project and
professional development support towards building a robust community of practice. e.g. Artist
Peer Learnings, Alumni Convenings, etc.

Support Responsibilities:
● Provide departmental support for operational, management, and administrative activities,
including deliverables for operational plans, budgets, grant proposals, marketing, etc.

● Help with fundraising and community-building events.

● Prepare materials for programs.

● Attend fieldwide arts and cultural programming.

● Join in advocacy and outreach events.

Professional Qualifications:
The ideal candidate possesses the following experiences, skills, and qualities
● 7+ years project management, facilitation, curriculum development and/or equivalent experience.

● Strong interest in contemporary artists, art & community social practices, and/or arts
Organizations.

● Strong belief in the power of the arts to transform individuals and communities.

● Demonstrated aptitude to approach work through a people of color lens and with a commitment to
social justice.

● Familiarity with the principles, tactics, and strategies of cultural organizing.

● Ability to envision and design activities and programs that center socially-engaged artists.

● Ability to lead projects by working independently while also thriving in a collaborative environment
as a member of a small team.

● Strong critical thinking skills, ability to find creative solutions and to be adaptable while working
collaboratively with diverse artists, neighbors, partners, and audiences across sectors.

● High standards of organization, including attention to detail, reliability, professional, and
personable attitude, as well as an ability to maintain order and calm in a fast-paced, highly
dynamic environment.

● Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

● Strong administrative capacity and demonstrated ability to systematize, prioritize, and balance
workflow across competing tasks and projects, both immediate and long-term.

● Experience managing direct reports is a plus.

● Multilingual skills (e.g., Spanish, Haitian-Creole, etc.) are a plus.

● Fluency in the Mac computer platform, Google Apps, Slack, Salesforce, Asana, are a strong plus.

Compensation:
The salary for this role is $82,000. We offer excellent benefits, including health, dental & vision insurance,
a retirement savings plan (401k), a wellness fund, professional membership and development
opportunities. Time off includes vacation, holidays, personal days, and a week off at year’s end.

Additional Details:

Anticipated Start Date: January 2023
Position: Full time, with some weekends and evenings required
Reports to: Director of Programs
Office Location: 1476 Fulton St. Brooklyn, NY (Work time includes both regularly scheduled in-office
hours and virtual / remote hours)
Geographic Reach: Citywide, with particular focus on Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

About The Laundromat Project
Locally relevant and nationally recognized, The Laundromat Project advances artists and neighbors as
change agents in their own communities. We envision a world in which artists and neighbors in
communities of color work together to unleash the power of creativity to transform their lives and
surroundings. We make sustained investments in a community of multiracial, multigenerational, and
multidisciplinary artists and neighbors committed to societal change by supporting their artmaking,
community building, and leadership development.

Since 2005, we have directly invested over $1M in 200+ multiracial, multigenerational, and
multidisciplinary artists and 83 innovative community art projects, while engaging over 48,000 New
Yorkers. This is an especially exciting time to join our team as we make our new home into a creative
community hub on Fulton Street in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. To learn more about The LP, please
visit: laundromatproject.org/

The LP values and centers the voices, cultures, imaginations, knowledge, and leadership of people of
color in all of our work and operations. To learn more about The LP, please visit: laundromatproject.org.

Organizational Culture
The LP strives to be a positive, fulfilling, and healthy place to work by providing professional development
opportunities, generous benefits, and a reasonable work schedule that allows staff to have greater
wellbeing both in and outside of work. We are a POC-centered learning organization committed to
working together as a staff to further our collective understanding around the many intersecting cultures,
histories, and experiences that inform our work.

Please Note: Newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., have received
both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and must provide proof of
vaccination upon request by the organization. Requests for potential accommodation shall be considered
in accordance with applicable law if and at such time as a conditional offer of employment is extended to
a candidate. Applicants should not provide any medical or genetic information with their application.
We cannot respond to all inquiries—only candidates for consideration will be contacted. We will not
accept reference letters or phone calls.

The Laundromat Project is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants,
LGBTQIA+ individuals, and others who may contribute to a rich diversity of perspectives and ideas are
especially welcome and encouraged to apply

Director of Marketing and Community Engagement

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85,000

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Team Leading and Internal Communication:

  • Collaborate with the Executive & Artistic Director and other senior-level staff  to promote artistic programming, season planning and institutional branding initiatives.
  • Oversee, manage, train and support department’s team currently consisting of Digital Marketing & Community Engagement Associate, Box Office, freelance designers, and external PR firm.  Work with additional freelancers to achieve special short and long-term projects. Ie: Queens Jazz Trail Map.
  • Support marketing and communication efforts across all departments including Education, Membership, Development, Arts Services, Rentals, Special Events and Community Partnerships.
  • Work closely with FTH’s contracted communications firm, Anat Gerstein Inc., and guide all media relations including writing and approving press releases, organizing press conferences, social media, providing timely responses to media requests, and generating consistent local, regional, and national media interest with mainstream and multi-ethnic media.
  • Ensure that the highest level of customer service is delivered during all events and services by proactively supervising/managing Box Office & Customer Service team. Train front desk staff in customer service.
  • Work closely with department staff to manage content and messaging for website (CMS by ARTdynamix) and digital communication channels, including targeted email marketing (Constant Contact), social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Tiktok, Spotify, Google), video and photo content production, and digital advertisements. 
  • Make recommendations for new software purchases for Box Office and other needed marketing functions.
  • Work closely with program and department staff to obtain artist assets (press kits, bios, photos, videos, contact info, etc) and communicate with presenting artists to develop promotional collaborations.   
  • Collaborate with freelance graphic designers and content creators, and provide leadership in the creation and timely execution and distribution of all graphic and video assets.
  • Lead PR & marketing meetings to manage/direct team efforts, analyze performances, set goals, and inspire a results-driven environment.
  • Establish timely sales, marketing reports and analytical data In order to adjust/respond to lags and opportunities for ticket sales and to drive promotions, - share, along with other marketing updates and research data with the marketing team, senior staff, and board members as required.
  • Embrace other team leading and internal communication responsibilities, as needed.

Additional PR & Marketing Management and Community Engagement:

  • Create and direct implementation of an integrated PR & marketing strategy to support ticket sales and audience development and community engagement goals through traditional and digital channels. 
  • Manage content, messaging, timely and targeted distribution for all print marketing materials including season brochures, postcards, flyers, posters, banners, etc.  Have materials and press releases translated into multiple languages with targeted distribution, as needed.
  • Negotiate, design and purchase ad placements both online and print, media sponsorships, and promotional partnerships.
  • Cultivate opportunities and partnerships for audience development and community engagement between audiences, members, donors, volunteers, artists, partners, and community organizations.
  • Strategically increase online engagement locally, nationally and internationally.  Promote live streaming and pre-recorded events, both free and ticketed.  
  • Represent FTH as a spokesperson, as deemed appropriate by the Executive & Artistic Director or Deputy Director. Attend and plan meetings as needed to develop partnerships and increase visibility, ie: Queens Tourism Council, Culture @3pm, etc.

 

Data Analytics and Financial Accountability:

  • Regularly conduct and analyze audience surveys/research to assess audience satisfaction, understand demographic profiles, review PR & marketing performance, and refine strategies for increasing attendance, visibility and earned income.  Respond to changes in the field and landscape.
  • Prepare annual departmental income and expense projected budgets for Executive and Artistic Director, manage/track expense budgets for all PR & marketing campaigns, and other related expenses. 
  • Approve department timesheets and expenses.
  • Monitor sales, forecast revenue, and provide analysis of tickets sales.  
  • Recommend appropriate event ticket pricing and discount adjustments resulting from sales analysis.
  • Initiate additional promotions or change course for ticketed events that experience lagging sales to achieve attendance and revenue goals.
  • Embrace other data analytics and financial accountability responsibilities as needed. 

 

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of senior leadership in the field of arts marketing, public relations, and communications. 
  • Have established contacts in local and regional multi-ethnic media outlets
  • Highly experienced in interpreting analytical data, audience studies, and market research with a proven track record of success.
  • Well-developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision making, time management, multitasking, negotiating 
  • Superb verbal/written/presentation communication 
  • Emotionally intelligent with strong interpersonal skills, good judgment and sense of humor, empathy and sympathy.
  • Adapt effectively to challenging and ever-changing situations.
  • Trend follower, innovator, and out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Competency in MS Office including Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Experience with design and video applications including In-Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, iMovie or any other programs, is preferred.
  • Experience with ConstantContact, WordPress, OvationTix, AudienceView, PatronManager, or any other CRM system, is preferred.     
  • Excellent sense of design and impeccable attention to detail. 
  • Proven passion for the arts - particularly experience in the performing arts is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Queens and New York City cultural sectors.
  • Experience in working with immigrant communities is a plus. 
  • Bilingual ability is a plus.

This position is a full-time position with benefits and will require some evening and weekend availability. Hybrid working model will be considered. Some in-person meetings and event coverage will be mandatory. Annual Salary is $85,000 plus benefits. Browse www.flushingtownhall.org to learn more about Flushing Town Hall.  Flushing Town Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer: FTH provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, or physical ability.

Director of Art Trade Fund

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Funds from China are preparing to build an international art trading fund, looking for a director who is familiar with the operation of the art investment industry, familiar with the process of mid-to-high-end art trading, artist selection, recommendation, customer investment guidance, familiar with artists, art history, and understanding of the global art investment process. In the future, we look forward to integrating Chinese and Asian artworks to provide investment services for international clients.

Curently we have a small gallery and an nonprofit small art fund in London, we own an reputable art online marketplace, we are parneting with a NFT marketplace. so we have taken all our resources here to support the development of this art fund. 

Please contact us if you are interested in this job, if you are familiar with the work in this field and can help the fund grow healthily, we provide generous returns and opportunities for mutual growth.

Ms_Senior_NFT Collection Painter remote, Freelance Illustrator remote _Montecito

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NFT Collection Painter remote
Freelance Illustrator remote

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I am open to freelance illustration on a respectable collection of images for the Blockchain. I have done one collection of 100+ images so far. I want to work as a remote freelancer anywhere a studio is located in the world. I have preferences to Italy, France, Germany, Scandinavia, the UK/England and the U.S. I am seasoned professional. I require one third advance payment, one third after sketches are delivered and the last third, upon delivery of the completed art files. I have worked as a freelance illustrator this way for decades. I have also worked  as a team member in the major animation studios in Los Angeles for 30 years.

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Director

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Former Artist, Executive Director of Arts & Culture Agency seeking a collaborative, progressive and creative environment to make substantial impact with innovative projects and broad reach. Want to relocate, anywhere but Southern America. Will learn foreign language to comply. Energetic, conscientious, adaptable and detail oriented. Very desireable as both a team player and leader. I thrive on challenge and out of the box approaches.  

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