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Professor of Art and Art History (Artist)

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The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an open rank (tenure-track / tenured) faculty to begin on September 1st 2023 in The Art and Art History Program. The Program is in the midst of exciting renewal as we fulfil our commitment to equity-focused teaching practices and diversity in the design of our curriculum and new degrees. We are eager to welcome a colleague whose experiences, training, and practices will contribute to our efforts in developing the richly diverse landscape of artists and artistic production. We seek an established artist and a dynamic teacher-scholar with an MFA or a practice-based PhD and a track record of excellence in both teaching and creative work and the professional background to teach all levels of Studio Art at the undergraduate and graduate level. We welcome an artist with a recognized corpus of work and an international exhibition record whose practice combines art making with rigorous conceptual thought. We are, therefore, looking to appoint an innovative artist who works with a variety of media, techniques and forms of presentation, and whose work is deeply engaged with research in art practice. We welcome an artist who is also interested in forging interdisciplinary connections at NYUAD and with the region. The successful applicant will also have demonstrated commitment to service, including mentoring and advising students from diverse backgrounds and a desire to shape the future of the program through leadership roles and curriculum development. The successful candidate will be able to relate their own practice and research to other fields of study for collaborative teaching, learning and research opportunities.  Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision in the Program, teaching in the Core Curriculum, and service to the university. A minimum of three years teaching experience is required. 

About Art & Art History at NYU Abu Dhabi

Art & Art History at NYUAD is currently undertaking an exciting expansion that seeks to develop a truly global art historical curriculum, and at the same time to consolidate its commitment to bringing art history, art theory, arts practice and design together in one program. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to this dynamic development. 

Art & Art History faculty are especially active in fostering collaborations with local and regional artists and art institutions, including the NYUAD Art Gallery, the NYUAD Arts Center, academic organisations and museums, research centres such as Al Mawrid, the first Arab Centre for the Study of Art, which also houses Akkasah, a major archive of vernacular and documentary photography from the region. 

NYUAD is part of the NYU Global Network which extends across three portal campuses and twelve ‘away sites’ across the globe. Within this network NYUAD is unique in its commitment to a truly global curriculum that reflects its exceptionally international student body. As a program, Art & Art History sees itself as making a distinctive contribution to NYUAD’s research and teaching mission. 

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the last decade, NYUAD has assembled a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who have contributed to the growth of the UAE’s capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is animated by inspiring and diverse faculty, students, and staff working together in an exciting and dynamic city. As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students and provide an intellectually rich environment.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the University’s commitment to excellence. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission.

Students are drawn from among the world’s best. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to building a campus environment anchored in mutual respect, understanding, and care. The NYUAD undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school admissions, and other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University, and is expected to expand in the next decade as graduate programs are added.

Working for NYUAD

At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work; it’s your home. In order for faculty to thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for dual-career families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

Qualifications

An MFA is required. A PhD is highly desirable.

Professor of Art and Art History (Artist with specialization in the expanded field of painting)

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The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an for an open rank (tenure-track / tenured) faculty to begin on September 1st 2023 in The Art and Art History Program. The Program is in the midst of exciting renewal as we fulfil our commitment to equity-focused teaching practices and diversity in the design of our curriculum and new degrees. We are eager to welcome a colleague whose experiences, training, and practices will contribute to our efforts in understanding the richly diverse landscape of artists and artistic production. We seek an established artist and a dynamic teacher-scholar with an MFA or a practice-based PhD and a track record of excellence in both teaching and creative work, and the professional background. We welcome an artist who thinks about painting expansively and who is interested in forging interdisciplinary connections at NYUAD and with the region. The ideal candidate will have a recognized corpus of work and an international exhibition record whose practice combines art making with rigorous conceptual thought. We especially welcome painters whose work is open to dialogues with other media and other disciplines, and has a research-based practice. The successful candidate will be able to relate their own practice and research to other fields of study for collaborative teaching, learning and research opportunities.  Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision in the Program, teaching in the Core Curriculum, and service to the university. A minimum of three years teaching experience is required.

About Art & Art History at NYU Abu Dhabi

Art & Art History at NYUAD is currently undertaking an exciting expansion that seeks to develop a truly global art historical curriculum, and at the same time to consolidate its commitment to bringing art history, art theory, arts practice and design together in one program. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to this dynamic development. 

Art & Art History faculty are especially active in fostering collaborations with local and regional artists and art institutions, including the NYUAD Art Gallery, the NYUAD Arts Center, academic organisations and museums, research centres such as Al Mawrid, the first Arab Centre for the Study of Art, which also houses Akkasah, a major archive of vernacular and documentary photography from the region. 

NYUAD is part of the NYU Global Network which extends across three portal campuses and twelve ‘away sites’ across the globe. Within this network NYUAD is unique in its commitment to a truly global curriculum that reflects its exceptionally international student body. As a program, Art & Art History sees itself as making a distinctive contribution to NYUAD’s research and teaching mission. 

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the last decade, NYUAD has assembled a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who have contributed to the growth of the UAE’s capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is animated by inspiring and diverse faculty, students, and staff working together in an exciting and dynamic city. As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students and provide an intellectually rich environment.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the University’s commitment to excellence. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission.

Students are drawn from among the world’s best. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to building a campus environment anchored in mutual respect, understanding, and care. The NYUAD undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school admissions, and other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University, and is expected to expand in the next decade as graduate programs are added.

Working for NYUAD

At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work; it’s your home. In order for faculty to thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for dual-career families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

Qualifications

An MFA is required. A PhD is highly desirable.

Development Manager

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$40,000 - $45,000
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02/22/23

Art Omi is seeking a Development Manager to assist in the development and growth of the organization. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in being involved in all development aspects of an arts non-profit, and having the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the arts. The Development Manager will work closely with the Director of Development (DoD) in the design and implementation of all fundraising strategies to help meet Art Omi’s annual fundraising goals, including any capital campaigns. Art Omi has two Co-Executive Directors, and the Development Manager will also liaise closely with the Executive Director in charge of Institutional Advancement to assist in furthering the mission and goals of the organization.

Art Omi is committed to maintaining an equitable, healthy work environment and upholds a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical ability or disability. People from historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

 

About Art Omi

Situated on 120 acres in the Hudson Valley, Art Omi presents the works of contemporary artists and architects, and offers a range of large-scale works in nature, plus a 1,500 square foot gallery. The Sculpture & Architecture Park currently offers more than 60 works by artists and architects on view. Additionally, Art Omi has five distinct residency programs (Art Omi: Architecture, Art Omi: Artists; Art Omi: Dance; Art Omi: Music; and Art Omi: Writers), and a thriving education program, serving people of all ages with contemporary art and ideas in a stimulating and dynamic community. 

 

Major Areas of Responsibility

The position oversees Art Omi’s membership program and is responsible for managing and coordinating all membership events. The Development Manager also plays a large role in all aspects of Art Omi’s fundraising events, including visioning, planning and coordinating, assisting in securing event sponsorships and donations, and managing the event on the night.

The Development Manager will be responsible for grant management, including research, submitting proposals, maintaining calendars, accurate tracking, and compiling of reports. The successful candidate will also work closely with donors and supporters of the arts, assist in organizing campaigns and appeals and in securing sponsors and community partners.

Other general tasks include maintaining the organization’s database, tracking all income, maintaining government compliance, liaising with donors, visitors, and the artists we serve, and assisting the Development Director and Co-Executive Directors in many aspects of the organization.

 

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have:
 

  • A minimum of 3 years of full-time non-profit development experience, preferably in an arts setting

  • Proven track record of success in institutional and individual giving; development and implementation of online, in person and in print direct marketing and individual engagement a plus

  • Strong analytical skills in tracking and evaluating outreach outcomes

  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills

  • Professional, friendly demeanor and interest in building interpersonal relationships with staff, artists, donors, and prospects

  • Experience in engaging with donors and prospective donors

  • Donor database knowledge and experience (Neon CRM, Arts People, iWave)

  • Individual/Prospect research experience 

  • Ability to remain flexible and focused in a demanding work environment and to prioritize deadlines and assignments effectively

 

Candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to Art Omi’s mission, to working to advance its position within the field and an ability to advocate effectively for the organization and its goals in professional and social settings. We encourage you to apply even if you believe you don't meet all of the criteria.

 

Work Environment

What follows is a general description of expectations for the work environment. We are open to making modifications to support people of all abilities whenever feasible. 

This position is 40 hours per week, with an opportunity to conduct some work remotely.  Work takes place primarily indoors, encompassing typical professional office operations and equipment, with the exception of events, some of which take place outdoors in Art Omi’s Sculpture & Architecture Park. The candidate must be able to work some weekends and evenings onsite spring through fall to manage and participate in fundraising activities and events. The Benenson Center is an ADA accessible building.

 

Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements

Art Omi is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our staff and the community at large. Therefore, we require all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for the prevention of COVID-19 at the time of hiring. Full vaccination is defined as: 

 

  • Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech - a 2-shot vaccination series PLUS a booster 180 days (6 months) after completing the primary vaccination series; or

  • Johnson & Johnson/Janssen - a J & J/Janssen vaccination PLUS a Moderna or Pfizer booster 60 days (2 months) after completing the primary vaccination.

 

Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered and decided on a case-by-case basis according to New York State and Federal Law. For information on finding a COVID-19 vaccine near you, please visit vaccines . gov .

 

Equal Opportunity

Art Omi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, Art Omi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Compensation

  • 40 hours per week including some weekends, evenings, and key events. Some remote work is possible.

  • Salary range:  $40,000 - $45,000 per year, dependent on experience

  • Benefits include partial health insurance premium reimbursement, paid vacation, and sick leave.

The Laundromat Project - Media & Storytelling Manager

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The Laundromat Project - Media & Storytelling Manager

 

Description:

The Laundromat Project (The LP) is seeking a Media & Storytelling Manager. This individual will oversee the development and execution of digital content and campaigns that build greater awareness of the ways in which The LP advances its mission to support artists and neighbors creating change in their own communities. This includes marketing and promotion of day-to-day programmatic activities, seasonal fundraising appeals, and the launch of new organizational initiatives. The individual in this role will also develop strategies for the co-creation of unique editorial content (long-form and social media friendly) that affirms The LP’s position as a leading organization shaping the fields of art, social justice, and community building. The Media & Storytelling Manager will play an integral role in helping to shape The LP’s approach to preserving and amplifying self-determined narratives as we write our own histories (a key LP value).

 

Reporting Structure

  • Reports to Interim Director of External Affairs

  • Manages the Media & Storytelling Coordinator

 

Lead Responsibilities:

  • Map and keep track of The LP’s growing content ecosystem and identify opportunities for expansion into key stakeholder audiences with strategic and meaningful content development 

  • Guide the development and execution of a comprehensive content strategy––as established by the (Interim) Director of External Affairs––highlighting the mission, vision, values, programs, and strategic goals of The LP within a cohesive and inspiring brand identity 

  • Guide the development of a cohesive, multi-platform, and metrics-based social media strategy with community growth in mind, that promotes knowledge building and engagement across The LP’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn 

  • Commissioning & curating new, innovative, and multimodal content (digital, editorial, and video) that connects the stories of LP artists and neighbors with a wider audience 

  • Oversee an editorial calendar for effective promotion of The LP’s programs, events, public programs, and campaigns

  • Oversee the management of The LP’s website to consistently reflect The LP’s messaging and brand identity. Liaise with web developers on website updates including flagging technical issues

  • Copywriting for social media, blogs, newsletters, press releases and website content

  • Establish trackable metrics to increase online engagement, serve programmatic and fundraising goals, and inform The LP’s use of traditional, non-traditional, and digital media 

  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant LP departments are kept informed of and engaged with marketing and communications objectives

 

Support Responsibilities:

  • With support from (Interim) Director of External Affairs, regularly assess, identify and lead activation of new and existing platforms (conferences, publications, and digital) to deliver thought leadership in support of The LP’s expanding goals and objectives

  • Support the (Interim) Director of External Affairs and external strategic communications consultants to  create and execute a thoughtful media relations strategy designed to increase press coverage on a local, regional, and national level

  • Work with (Interim) Director of External Affairs to create The LP’s Annual Report

  • Support the design of digital and print marketing collateral to promote programs and events

  • Ensure that The LP’s external communications meet a variety of accessibility needs 

  • Additional responsibilities as The LP’s programming demands 

 

Professional Qualifications: 

This position is ideal for a highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-directed individual who believes in the power of art as a tool for advocacy and community-led transformation. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated understanding of The LP, our brand and organizational objectives. 

 

Qualifications include:

 

  • Minimum of 5 years marketing and communications experience in a fast-paced and goal-driven environment

  • Excellent editorial judgment, writing, and verbal communication skills

  • Deep commitment to social justice, equity, and values-based work

  • Experience with writing content around The LP’s issues such as gentrification, displacement, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ community needs and demands

  • Enjoys communicating a complex message concisely and creatively

  • Superb attention to detail and organizational management

  • Proven success in developing and executing creative communications, editorial, and marketing strategies to achieve measurable goals

  • Strong graphic design proficiency and familiarity with Adobe Suite and Mailchimp 

  • Expertise with social media management, copywriting, and marketing

  • Passionate, energetic, and open to building a thriving community

  • While not required, we encourage bi/multilingual candidates and candidates with a strong interest in language justice to apply 

 

Compensation: 

The salary for this role is $78,000. 

 

We offer excellent benefits including health, dental, vision insurance, a retirement savings plan (401k) with a 4% employer contribution, a wellness fund for personal development and self-care, and funds for professional membership and development opportunities. Time off includes vacation, holidays, personal time off, and a collective week off during the Summer and year end.

 

Additional Details:

 

Anticipated Start Date:​ March 2023 

Position:​ Full time, with some weekends and evenings required 

Reports to:​ Interim Director of External Affairs

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

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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.

Executive Assistant

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2/13/2023

About the Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural ouncil (ACC) is a grantmaking and grant seeking nonprofit organization that advances international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange activities in Asia and the United States. This mission is accomplished through fellowships, grants, and other programs that support individual artists, scholars, arts professionals, and cultural institutions.

 

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant is a key member of the Executive office reporting to the Executive Director (ED) to keep the ED organized, informed, and prepared for anything that comes their way. She/he/they provides both general and advanced administrative support for the ED related to all areas of ED’s portfolio. 

The Executive Assistant handles highly confidential material and frequently serves as liaison to the ACC board chair, trustees, and senior executives internal and external to ACC. She/he/they must have an aptitude for maintaining relationships, understanding the Executive Director’s strategic goals, and working independently. She/he/they facilitates communication between ACC’s New York headquarters and four offices in Asia and within the New York office. She/he/they manages special projects as needed and performs all other tasks assigned by the Executive Director.

The starting salary for this role is $58,000 USD. ACC’s New York staff are currently working on a hybrid schedule with 3 days in the office and 2 days remote, subject to change.

 

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative Support                                                                                                            

  • Provide executive and administrative support to the Executive Director, including: managing a robust calendar of meetings; fielding a wide variety of inquiries from internal and external constituents; anticipating needs and next steps to assist the Executive Director.
  • Manage complex international travel logistics and create corresponding itineraries for ED, trustees, and overseas affiliate staff attending meetings in NY; prepare detailed expense reports in multiple currencies for ED.
  • Schedule, facilitate, and take meeting notes for all-staff meetings and select Board committee meetings.
  • Open, read, log and route mail addressed to the Executive Director and the Board Chair. Reply to correspondence as needed. Maintain a tracking system to follow-up on correspondence when necessary.
  • Organize and maintain electronic and physical filing system and manage data within various databases on behalf of the Executive Director. Maintain documentation of office procedures.
  • Vet materials before they reach the Executive Director and contribute to the writing, editing, proofreading, and copyediting of materials. This may include correspondence, grant proposals and reports, annual reports, newsletters, invitations, and event programs.
  • Work closely with Development staff to ensure timely follow-up from executive office with donors and prospects.
  • Support hiring opportunities across departments. Oversee and manage the internship recruitment and program.
  • Organize staff events and opportunities to build teamwork and a healthy organizational culture.  

Board Relations             

  • Coordinate two annual board meetings in New York or Asia and numerous committee meetings (particularly the Governance & Nominating and Executive Committees) throughout the year. Manage day-of logistics for meetings, delegating to other staff as appropriate and necessary.
  • Follow through to execute meeting deliverables in coordination with the Executive Director and other senior staff, with particular emphasis on work related to board nominations and governance.
  • Support logistical planning with the Executive Director, the Development department, and other relevant staff in hosting and arranging board dinners, events, and trips.
  • Support the Executive Director by researching materials and preparing reports, briefings, and presentations for the board.
  • Draft correspondence to individual Trustees and the board at large on behalf of the Executive Director and in relation to all board events and initiatives.
  • Gain familiarity with ACC bylaws and other governance policies to ensure compliance with all such policies.
  • Maintain board-related files and documents, including the Board Metrics and Board Manual.
  • Keep accurate calendars of board events.           
  • Monitor the Board Chair’s ACC email inbox, flagging for attention when necessary, any urgent emails, and sending emails on the Chair’s behalf to Trustees and constituents.                      

             

Position Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least three years’ administrative experience preferred. Project management, supervisory responsibilities, or significant accomplishments may be considered in lieu.
  • Familiarity and interest in the arts, Asia, and cultural exchange.
  • Intermediate communication abilities in one or more Asian languages a plus.

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptionally strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to consistently be diplomatic, tactful, and have a sense of humor while maintaining professionalism.
  • Excellent written, research, verbal, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and to be flexible, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize while working under pressure and meeting short deadlines.
  • Ability to operate independently, set goals, and be disciplined in achieving them with minimal supervision. Resourceful and able to exercise sound judgement.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff, trustees, and leaders from other organizations with awareness of and sensitivity to cultural difference.
  • Fluency using computers, software and technology applications such as Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe, and others.

 

Application Process

The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and a generous benefits package. 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to opportunities@accny.org. Please include “Executive Assistant” in the subject line.  No telephone or fax inquiries please. The application deadline is Monday, February 13, 2023.

For additional information, please visit our website at www.asianculturalcouncil.org

 

Expectations of All ACC Positions

Commitment to ACC’s Mission and Vision. Commitment to the ACC’s short- and long-term goals; demonstrate understanding of and dedication to ACC’s mission of fostering international dialogue through cultural exchange; be mindful that program goals should drive work priorities and plans; value the work of ACC grantees and be a resource for grantees in Asia and the U.S.

Prudent Use of Resources and Accountability. Be mindful of resource limitations and manage resources to effectively carry out ACC’s mission in a fiscally responsible manner, while striving to maximize the funds available for charitable activity; recognize the importance of development activities to the organization’s long-term sustainability and contribute to a culture of fundraising across all departments.

Teamwork and Professionalism. Appreciate the value of diversity, inclusion, and equity in all work relationships; be willing to help as well as learn from co-workers in the U.S. and Asia, regardless of job title or seniority; work collaboratively with colleagues toward shared goals and objectives; be willing to perform tasks outside of one’s job description; embrace a positive and collaborative spirit that motivates and inspires others to work for the good of the organization.  Embrace and foster continued sharing of information among colleagues.

Adaptability. Seek out opportunities to improve the quality and impact of ACC’s work; remain open to new ideas and ways of working and innovations in the field; support diverse ways of thinking or doing and suggest new approaches in accordance with a dynamic organization that is faithful to its mission; be open to change and new ideas for improving outcomes.

Assistant Carpenter - Opera House

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Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. 

BAM’s Production department is looking for an Assistant Carpenter who will work with the Head Carpenter in managing carpentry and rigging elements for both presented and produced works, including managing BAM’s manual fly system. The selected candidate will be able to collaborate with BAM and Visiting Company Production Staff with advance planning for a show or event by interpreting ground plans, scenic drawings, rigging plots and fly cue run sheets. The selected candidate will exemplify strong leadership and communication skills to successfully operate independently and collaboratively as part of a larger team. Ideally, the selected candidate will be available to begin work as soon as possible due to our current timeline of upcoming performances. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for performing and supervising carpentry and rigging work for all performances in BAM Opera House.
  • Assist Head Carpenter in working and managing all load-ins, load outs, rehearsals, performances and work calls.
  • Responsible for performing and supervising carpentry rigging maintenance in the Opera House as a working member of the crew, including operation of Opera House manual fly system and motors
  • Collaborate with all stagehands, departments, and production management to work with artists and companies to present cutting-edge, internationally renowned performances and art.
  • Work with Head Carpenter to identify crewing needs for productions and events in conjunction with BAM Production Staff, and the Crew Chief. 
  • Work with Crew Chief and BAM Production to ensure crew consists of a diverse workforce
  • Enforce standards of operation in carpentry and rigging that are safe for both personnel and equipment.
  • Represent the Carpentry Department in production meetings.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work and comfortable with DEI concepts, programs and initiatives

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • 7 years' experience working in related theatre/stage work in carpentry and rigging departments
  • Experience and knowledge of theatrical and arena rigging.
  • Experience and knowledge of manual single and double purchase fly system.
  • Experience interpreting ground plans, scenic drawings and rigging plots.
  • ETCP Theater and Arena Rigging Certification within 364 days of hire date.   This certification must be kept up-to-date.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable in relation to the work and scheduling
  • Union Affiliation:  If not currently a member, the selected candidate will be required to join IATSE Local 4.

Working Conditions: Ability to stand for prolonged periods and ability to move throughout the facilities as required daily. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with the assistance of a team.

Compensation: Salary and Benefits will be provided per the IATSE Local 4 CBA (union) specifications, includes:

  • 40-week contracted year at 40 hours/week, with frequent additional hours and weeks required
  • Weekly salary of $1,910.52, with significant additional OT
  • Fully funded Local 4 Healthcare Plan
  • Paid Vacation (4 weeks) in addition to Paid Sick Time per CBA
  • Contributions to Local 4 Pension and Annuity
  • Perks include comp tickets, neighborhood discounts and more

Application Instructions: Must complete an online application through BAM's website - no phone calls, emails or walk ins, please.

Internal Applicants must apply via the Internal Job Portal by the application deadline. Applications not submitted by the deadline may not be considered. Employees must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for an interview:

  • Completed at least 1 year of continuous, active service in current position. (Positions excluded include, but are not limited to, temporary assignments, and probationary employees);
  • Meet the experience and skills requirement as outlined in the job post;
  • Be employed in current position for at least one year:
  • Performed in a satisfactory manner without any corrective actions in the last 12 months

Brooklyn Academy of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BAM recognizes that historic institutional practices lead to a non-inclusive environment and is working to address diversity and inclusion in all forms. Individuals in BAM are experiencing their own pace during this process, which is not uncommon when addressing power and privilege. The Production Department supports and continues to take part in this process.

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