JOB POSTING Future potential to work at a location off of the main campus in west-side Santa Cruz area.
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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
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The IRD for this job is: 12-14-2022
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History supports natural history education and research opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and the greater Santa Cruz community. Following in the spirit of Ken Norris, we are continuing to build a community of people who carry their passion for the natural world into all aspects of their lives.
The Norris Center supports natural history learning by curating important natural history collections, teaching field-based classes, supporting hands-on internships, strengthening connections among disciplines - especially art and science, mentoring students to be future environmental leaders and teachers, and building lasting communities and professional networks.
At the Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, the Art/Science Program Director works under the Administrative Director to manage the Art-Science programming at the Norris Center, including facilitating the Norris Center Art-Science Residency Program, organizing community nature art workshops, and community events and exhibits.
Salary Information: Salary Range: $24,600 - $28,360 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is not eligible for benefits
Percentage of Time: 40%, 16 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
30% - Manages the Art-Science Residency program, including: revising and circulating the art+science residency call, selecting students to participate in residency projects each year, advising and communicating with artists and scientists throughout the residency, collecting and organizing documentation of final residency products, circulating final feedback survey to participants and arranging for payment for each artist.
20% - Manages public art-science events and exhibitions, including: envisioning, planning, constructing and implementing large events open to the campus and greater Santa Cruz community.
15% - Supervises undergraduate interns helping with any Norris Center Art-Science programming.
15% - Manages community art workshops, including: planning, scheduling and publicizing periodic workshops; hiring and paying artists; and soliciting feedback from participants to help improve the program.
10% - In consultation with the Norris Center Administrative Director and Faculty Director, coordinates all Norris Center art-science programming, including the art-science residency program, community art workshops, public events and student project/internship opportunities.
5% - Facilitates art-science collaborations with other UCSC and community organizations.
5% - Manages the art-science section of the Norris Center website, including publicizing programs, events, workshop registration, and project summaries.
Bachelors degree in biology, art, and / or related field.
Thorough project management skills.
Ability to make sound judgments / decisions.
Strong verbal, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills.
Strong written communication skills.
Experience planning and managing public art / science (or related) events and exhibitions.
Experience managing others, in particular undergraduate students.
Advanced degree or certificate in biology, art, and / or related field.
Thorough knowledge of emerging educational technologies and their application within museum education programming.
Working knowledge of promotional and marketing techniques for museum educational programming.
Thorough knowledge of budget tracking and analysis strategies.
Experience working to create collaborative art / science projects with teams of artists and scientists.
Background in website design and management.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Ability to perform essential physical job functions.
Ability to safely perform the physical requirements necessary in storing and moving materials. The ability to lift light to moderate objects up to 40 lbs., with or without accommodation.
Will be required to work a hybrid work schedule, days of the week and number of days to be determined, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Ability to work a variable schedule.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
Ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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