The Arts Coordinator will partner with relevant campus stakeholders (including members of the faculty and administration) to: facilitate curricular collaborations among and between academic departments; support event development, planning, and execution; and collaborate with the Office of Communications to facilitate strategic marketing, publicity, and community outreach efforts with appropriate audiences.
This position reports to the director of the Division of Arts and Humanities, which is one of four academic divisions under the auspices of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.
-Coordinates efforts and activities that deepen the connections between Colgate’s visual, performing, and media arts events and the academic curriculum, as well as facilitates awareness of public arts programming both on campus and in the community. -Devises and executes strategies that advance Colgate’s identified goals for the arts, and in particular the aims connected to its integrated arts initiative. -Ensures that arts materials produced are consistent with university editorial, branding, and style guidelines. -Measures and documents progress and effectiveness of plans and projects. -Works with students both to support their efforts in the creative and performing arts and to help make the arts central to their college experience.
- Professional experience in visual, performing, and/or media arts administration and program development in support of academic efforts, preferably in a higher education setting; OR, conversely, relevant experience in program administration in other fields within higher education or non-profits combined with significant experience with the visual, performing, and/or media arts. - Understanding of and familiarity with strategic events marketing and publicity. - Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, especially in articulating the educational value of the arts - Proven experience in event planning. - Demonstrated ability to deal with diverse constituencies, competing interests, pressure, and multiple projects. - Strong project management, interpersonal, and customer service skills. - Demonstrated ability to manage budgets effectively. – Demonstrated ability to use relevant technology platforms. - Willingness to work a flexible schedule that will include evenings and weekends. - Must be capable of working collegially with diverse groups of faculty, staff, students and community members.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Master’s in Arts Administration (or related field of study) or equivalent experience is required.
Applications received by December 15, 2018 will receive priority consideration.
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