Brentwood Arts Exchange Seeks Visual Arts Program Facilitator

Prince Georges County Brentwood Arts Exchange has sent out a notice about an job opening that they seek someone to fill. It’s a job working out of their main office putting together a bunch of the small exhibition and visual arts programs that they do around the county. Art handling skills are a big part of it. The right person should also have the right attitude to be able to take initiative within a complex institution.brentwood.art.xchange

Job Posting: Visual Arts Program Facilitator, Arts Seasonal/Intermittent Position

The Visual Arts Program Facilitator position is a part-time position, up to 30 hours per week, as needed, for the Arts and Cultural Heritage Division of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.  This position develops approximately 20 exhibitions per year highlighting artists who live, work or study in Prince George’s County for public Parks and Recreation sites.  The work also includes managing the Department’s art collection, as well as providing Visual Arts programs and services for the professional development of artists and to enhance cultural education and recreation opportunities for the general community.  Candidates need to have a strong background in the visual arts, public programming and/or exhibition development.  Candidates should also have the following skills: strong knowledge of art handling and installation techniques, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, excellent communication and customer service, writing and editing, marketing, and promotion. Basic knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.  Experience leading or administering arts education programs is a plus. The job holder should be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs unassisted. Please see the application link below for more about the position, and http://arts.pgparks.com/Home.htm for more about the Arts and Cultural Heritage Division.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kirsten Hein, Countywide Arts Coordinator, at kirsten.hein@pgparks.com, and apply online athttp://bit.ly/1vG8vO9 for the position of “Arts Seasonal/Intermittent Positions – PG55555S.”  You must apply by both email and the website application.  Position is open until filled.  Posted on 12/31/14.

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