Manager, Advancement Operations & Database

The Manager, Advancement Database & Operations develops and executes forward-thinking database and operational strategies to enhance the Hammer Museum’s fundraising efforts. This position ensures accuracy, up to the minute reliability, and effective utilization of all donor and Advancement Team records in hard copy and electronically/stored in a database.

This position is responsible for data entry, maintenance, and gift processing; optimizing usage of the development database system, Raiser’s Edge (RE); regular and ad-hoc reporting; and reconciling contributed income with the Finance Department through Financial Edge (FE). Responsibilities also include conceiving and implementing RE-based systems for donor prospect management and stewardship. Incumbent is responsible for all development revenue documentation required for annual audit.

Directly support the frontline activity of the Chief Development Officer, Deputy Director, External Affairs, Museum Director, as well as the activity of individual giving, annual giving, and membership teams. Provide the analysis, reporting, data entry, processing, and other operational support required for an Advancement Team generating in excess of $15 million support annually.

Salary: $5,958 to $6,416.66 monthly

Benefits:
•Choice of medical plans
•Choice of dental plans
•Vision plan
•Supplemental health plans (accident, critical illness and/or hospital indemnity)
•Legal plan
•Disability, life & accident insurance
•Tax-savings programs: 
o Tax Savings on Insurance Premiums (TIP)
o Health Flexible Spending Account
o Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
•Family care resources
•Pet insurance
more: https://chr.ucla.edu/benefits

Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Deadline to apply: April 24, 2024

Documents required to apply: Resume, cover Letter

How to apply: Visit UCLA Campus Job Opportunities and search the campus job openings for Requisition #1820. (https://jobs.ucla.edu/jobs/1820)

Choir Coordinator

Join Our Team!
Are you inspired to amplify the voices of people experiencing homelessness and the healing power of music by helping to bring them to larger platforms and audiences? Do you love to cultivate community and create inclusive performance spaces? Do you possess strong organizational and communication skills with a commitment to empathy, respect, and compassion? If so, we invite you to apply to join our team at Urban Voices Project as a Choir Coordinator.

About Us
Urban Voices Project (UVP) is a small non-profit arts organization founded in 2014. We create transformative musical programs to address a spectrum of needs in communities with lived experience of homelessness across the greater Los Angeles area, with a focus on Skid Row and in partnership with social, civic and healthcare organizations. We are a small and engaged team committed to creating uplifting experiences for all participants and deepening our impact through community responsiveness.

About the Choir
The UVP Performance Choir is a non-audition choir composed of artists, performers, and advocates from Skid Row, the epicenter of the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. Choir members attend weekly rehearsals and receive vocal instruction. Throughout the year, the choir shares the healing power of music with audiences across the greater LA area to raise awareness about the condition of homelessness, mental health inequities, and socio-economic inequalities. The ensemble’s performances showcase a unique combination of individual stories and a collective voice on experiences of homelessness.

Role Overview
Under the guidance of the Artistic Director, the Choir Coordinator will play a key, community-facing role in managing the booking of the UVP Performance Ensemble, supporting rehearsal and performance administration, and fostering Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention for the Choir.

Duties and Responsibilities
Bookings Management: Communicate and negotiate with clients, Manage choir calendar, Share logistical details.
Rehearsal & Performance Admin: Oversee transportation, food, uniforms, folder and other equipment needs for gigs.
Choir Management: Organize auxiliary Choir committees to deepen engagement, coordinate choir member schedules for gigs, committees and programs.
Peer advocacy, Outreach, Recruitment & Retention: Serve as liaison between staff and choir, Conduct outreach to potential new members, Develop Retention efforts.
Special events: Coordinate details for choir retreats, Town Hall feedback sessions, annual special events, including annual Coffeehouse solo performance program.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Experience in arts/talent management or other related fields.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a small team environment.
Ability to complete hybrid work with a remote, home office and travel to rehearsals and gigs in the LA area.
Experience serving vulnerable populations and promoting inclusivity strongly preferred.
Proficiency with Google Suite strongly preferred, other software proficiency a plus.
Proficiency in Spanish a plus.

If you are inspired by our mission and values and eager to make a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply for the Program Associate position at UVP. Together, we can create a more inclusive and compassionate world through the transformative power of music.

Pay range $21/hour – $26/hour commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send one pdf including your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team to info@urbanvoicesproject.org.

UVP is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and identities to apply. Thank you for considering a career with us at UVP. We look forward to hearing from you!

Program Associate

Join Our Team!
Are you passionate about making a positive impact on marginalized communities through the power of music? Do you love to cultivate community and create inclusive events & programming? Do you possess strong organizational and communication skills with a commitment to empathy, respect, and compassion? If so, we invite you to apply to join our team at Urban Voices Project as a Program Associate.

About Us
Urban Voices Project (UVP) is a small non-profit arts organization founded in 2014. We create transformative musical programs to address a spectrum of needs in communities with lived experience of homelessness across the greater Los Angeles area, with a focus on Skid Row and in partnership with social, civic and healthcare organizations. We are a small and engaged team committed to creating uplifting experiences for all participants and deepening our impact through community responsiveness.

Role Overview
Under the guidance of the Program Manager, the Program Associate will play a key role in the full process of planning, implementing, and evaluating UVP’s music programs. This community-facing role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the strategic planning of both existing and new initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities
Program Planning & Optimization: Coordinate outreach initiatives, streamline registration processes, and maintain program-related communications.
Program Implementation: Oversee program logistics, provide support for virtual & hybrid sessions, and ensure a welcoming experience for all stakeholders.
Program Evaluation: Administer evaluation surveys, track attendance data, and gather feedback to continually improve program delivery.
Program Strategy and Partnerships: Contribute to the development of new programs and strengthen community partnerships.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Experience in program coordination, education or other related fields.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a small team environment.
Ability to complete hybrid work with a remote, home office and travel at multiple in-person programs in the Downtown LA area a week.
Proficiency with Google Suite strongly preferred, other software proficiency a plus.
Experience serving vulnerable populations and promoting inclusivity.
Proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred.

If you are inspired by our mission and values and eager to make a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply for the Program Associate position at UVP. Together, we can create a more inclusive and compassionate world through the transformative power of music.

Pay range $20/hour – $24/hour commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send one pdf including your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team to info@urbanvoicesproject.org.

UVP is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and identities to apply. Thank you for considering a career with us at UVP. We look forward to hearing from you!

Director of Development

Title: Director of Development
Status / Classification: Full-time / Exempt
Compensation: $90,000 – $96,000
Benefits: Health, vision, dental, PTO, retirement opt-in, and coworking space membership
Location: Hybrid (remote with regular in-person activity required)
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Start Date: May 2024

About Arts for LA

Arts for LA (AFLA) leads communities, artists, and organizations to advocate for an equitable, healthy, vibrant, and creative Los Angeles region through the arts. AFLA believes that by identifying and eliminating barriers to equity, access, and inclusion, all of Los Angeles will thrive. AFLA invests in leadership development, growing networks of civically engaged advocates, building deep relationships with elected officials, and working in partnership across sectors to make Los Angeles a vibrant, prosperous, creative, and healthy society. Today, AFLA is the only cross-sector and cross-discipline arts advocacy organization in Los Angeles County. Our powerful community includes 75,000 supporters, 400 Member Advocates, and 185+ Member Organizations. More information can be found at www.artsforla.org

Position Summary

AFLA seeks a full-time Director of Development to lead the cultivation, securing, and stewardship of foundation, corporate, and individual donors, and the expansion of earned revenue partnerships with organizational and individual members. This position is critical for the organization’s long-term financial sustainability and is responsible for fostering strong relationships with our funding partners, community members, and key stakeholders. The Director of Development will build AFLA’s fund development plan and maintain development-related information technology systems. This role will also support the earned revenue arm of the organization by establishing and maintaining cross-sector (government, nonprofit, and business) sponsorship opportunities. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this position is an integral part of AFLA’s senior staff team and will work closely with other key staff and AFLA Board leaders. AFLA is committed to building a people-centered work culture in every aspect of its work, with all positions at the organization abiding by the organization’s equity plan and people-centered organizational values.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with a solid understanding of current philanthropic thinking, strategies, and tactics in this fast-changing societal landscape. They are interested in the arts, the creative workforce, community-building, and have a love for Los Angeles and the arts workers who live and work in the region. Their work is mission-driven and embraces innovation, future-thinking, growth, and sustainability. They have an understanding that the work of building financial stability for this organization secures a stronger voice for the creative economy. They embrace and feel comfortable working as part of a small but mighty team and have a growth mindset. They are eager to be AFLA’s champion in all areas relating to the financial health and well-being of the organization. They share values of equity, interdependence, creativity, and movement-building. They are capable and ready to: jump into serving as a team leader and team member; think strategically and creatively; and are comfortable with both overseeing and doing the work to ensure success for themselves, the AFLA team, and the LA arts and culture sector.

Key Responsibilities

Fundraising (40%)

  • Prospect, cultivate, and steward relationships to increase financial resources for AFLA through individual donations, grants, and corporate sponsorships.
  • Lead efforts in the areas of individual giving across the organization, including major gifts and the annual fund; collaborate with the CEO to identify major gift prospects and cultivation strategies for supporters with a capacity to give $10K+.
  • Oversee strategy and implementation of direct mail and digital campaigns to support annual giving in collaboration with the communications team.
  • Lead efforts to develop and implement strategies to engage new and existing foundation and institutional partners; work with the contracted grant support staff and the AFLA team to prepare funding proposals, manage active foundation and government grants, and prepare reports. 
  • Manage funder and contractor relationships and ensure grant compliance and accurate reporting.
  • Lead efforts to secure corporate sponsorships with partners that align with AFLA’s organizational values and identify opportunities to build sustaining revenue streams.
  • Manage the maintenance and use of the database for donor management, engagement, and revenue reporting. 
  • Oversee AFLA’s donor recognition and retention program and ensure efforts are being tracked in the donor database.
  • Work with the Board Advancement Committee to organize and oversee AFLA fundraising activities in collaboration with event-planning staff.
  • Be the point person for tracking Board giving and fundraising, including administering the Board’s individual contributions.

Membership (30%)

  • Lead the AFLA organization and individual membership program (earned revenue) by securing renewals of existing memberships, recruiting new members, and serving as the first point of contact for current and potential members.
  • Develop campaigns for engaging members in AFLA’s advocacy efforts, including exploring new or expanded revenue models for membership programs.
  • Oversee strategy and implementation of direct mail and digital campaigns to support the membership program in collaboration with the communications team.

Strategy (20%)

  • Develop short- and long-term strategic goals for Arts for LA’s fundraising, including timelines, revenue projections, and budgets; assess areas for growth, and support launching new donor and event-related initiatives. 
  • Conduct research of donor prospects, including, individuals, corporations, and foundations for priority alignment and supporter activity.
  • Understand and modify as needed any systems for collecting, tracking and maintaining data on all aspects of revenue generation.
  • Lead the creation of a three-year fund development plan in partnership with the Board and executive leadership team.
  • Work with the AFLA staff team to support programs, advocacy campaigns, and long-term initiatives by ensuring revenue streams are in line with the work of the organization.

Other (10%)

  • Share in the day-to-day operations of the organization as it relates to the duties of the position or as in the normal course of operations as do the other staff members (e.g., special projects, conferences, logistics, etc.).

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications

  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing contributed revenue goals and strategies, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes and tracking and reporting on progress to the Board of Directors and the AFLA executive leadership team.
  • 5-7 years of progressive fundraising experience with a proven track record in work that results in organizational financial stability, including fundraising, grant writing, corporate sponsorships, membership, sales, etc., that contribute to the increasing visibility, impact, and financial resources of an organization over time.
  • Profound and confident understanding of foundation priorities and grantmaking practices to make strategic decisions with funding requests.
  • Exceptional comprehension, analysis, and writing skills, including the ability to articulate and explain complex program and financial issues in a clear, jargon-free manner.
  • Demonstrated level of comfort with public speaking and presenting complex information in a compelling manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience building organizational systems and processes, including onboarding new software and management tools/systems.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to prioritize time to set and meet goals and deadlines.
  • Strong multitasking and problem-solving skills; ability to achieve in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and proven experience managing large-scale projects.
  • 3+ years of direct staff supervision experience. 
  • Self-starter and a team player with the ability to develop and maintain a goal-oriented, positive attitude; must be able to interface equally well with all AFLA stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, Staff, corporate and community partners, donors, and the broader AFLA community.
  • Flexible and adaptable work style in both remote and in-person work environments while maintaining productivity.
  • Ability to use industry-standard software and platforms such as Google Workspace, video conferencing (e.g., Zoom, Google Meet, etc.), CRMs (e.g., Bloomerang, JoinIt, etc.), design (e.g., Canva, Adobe, etc.), and a general embrace of technology to support the operations of the organization.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a related field and/or relevant professional certification (such as CFRE).
  • Experience interacting with nonprofit boards.
  • Experience with government grants, contracts, reporting, and compliance.
  • Familiarity with the Los Angeles arts and culture community and local government structures. 
  • Public relations, community organizing, or communications experience. 
  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Position Experience

This is a full-time, exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday-Friday from 9 AM-5 PM, with some weekend and evening hours required. This position operates in a hybrid remote/in-person work environment. AFLA currently uses a coworking space located in Downtown Los Angeles. This position requires local travel, as well as occasional travel within the state of California. 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice at the discretion of AFLA executive leadership. This work is performed in a traditional office environment (remote or in-person) and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. The candidate may be requested to lift and carry packages/parcels and walk short distances. They must have reliable transportation to get to work-related events and obligations.

Supervisory Role

This position is responsible for supervising independent contractors and consultants to support the implementation of diverse fundraising strategies at AFLA. This position will also supervise internal development and membership staff positions as the organization grows.

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $90,000-$96,000, depending on experience. Benefits include health, vision, dental, paid time off, retirement opt-in, and a coworking space membership (currently located in Downtown Los Angeles).

How to Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and writing samples (e.g., development plan, grant application, membership solicitation, or sponsorship deck) via email to operations@artsforla.org with “Director of Development” as the subject line. Please combine all requested materials into one single PDF document. References will be requested for candidates who advance to final consideration. Applications are due by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on Friday, April 26, 2024. Applications without a cover letter or sample material will not be reviewed.

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Arts for LA is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply. Arts for LA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, were not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. 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.

Museum Technology Specialist

Under the direction of the Exhibitions Technical Director, Museum Technology Specialists are responsible for updating and retrofitting the technological underpinnings for interactive exhibits. Utilizing a broad array of tools and technology, Museum Technology Specialists diagnose malfunctioning exhibits and restore operation.

$4,583 – $5,416/month

Submit your resume and cover letter to hr@californiasciencecenter.org

Los Angeles Conservancy Education Department Intern

The Los Angeles Conservancy’s Education programs teach students and adults to see beyond the traditional concept of “landmarks” to understand neighborhoods and buildings in a context that emphasizes the role of history, culture, and community. The Education Intern assists with the Conservancy’s Student and Family programs and upcoming efforts related to community-focused tours in different neighborhoods across the County. Interns with a strong interest in education, history, cultural and historical preservation, teaching, and community engagement are encouraged to apply.

Intern Duties

  • Assist with the planning, teaching, and staffing of summer Student Programs, including The Heritage Project.
  • Conduct preliminary research, resource gathering, and community networking on behalf of a special fall campaign focused on the role historic preservation plays in relation to affordable housing.
  • Assist with the staffing of Last Remaining Film Series in June. Schedule will be adjusted for weekend hours.
  • With staff, research and develop curriculum suitable for 3- to 12-grade students highlighting historically significant buildings/neighborhoods.
  • Miscellaneous research and administrative work as needed.

Supervision, Nature of Training, & Workspace

The Student and Family Program Manager will provide direct supervision of the intern’s work. The intern, as with all members of the education department, answers to the Director of Education.

The intern will work a Monday through Friday 40-hour week with some weekends and after-hour work required. During the month of June, the intern may work predominantly Tuesday through Saturday/Sunday work week. Flexible hours and the ability to work a hybrid schedule are a must.

Special Note: The intern will work a hybrid schedule with approximately 50% in-office time and 50% remote. A personal computer with a camera and access to the internet are required. A schedule will be determined upon hiring.

The intern will gain experience researching, creating and teaching educational programs for students and adults, supporting educational events that reach audiences through various learning styles, and evaluating program efficiencies. In addition, the Education Intern will participate in many aspects of the Conservancy’s daily operations, including staff, board, and department meetings and planning sessions. The intern will gain experience working with volunteers, be immersed in a collaborative team environment, and learn how the departments in a nonprofit organization work together to carry out a mission.

The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship requirements stipulate that:

While these internships are intended for students from backgrounds underrepresented in museums and visual arts professions, Getty encourages eligible candidates from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Getty is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected trait under the law. Candidates are sought from all areas of undergraduate study at any higher education institution—community college, trade school, and public and private university—and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.

In addition, applicants must: be a member of a group underrepresented in careers related to art conservation, museums, and/or visual arts organizations, which can include groups defined by among other things – socioeconomic status, cultural background, physical or other disability, geographical origin and/or any life experiences that add diverse and underrepresented perspectives.

Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate in either a bachelor’s degree program or an associate degree program. Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June. Students who graduated the semester or quarter immediately before the internship begins are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)

Reside or attend college in LA County and be a United States citizen or permanent resident (non-citizen authorized to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis; also known as a “green card” holder). Students with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) status valid through the internship period are also eligible.

Note: Students can participate in the program multiple times but must intern at a different organization each summer.

Salary: The intern will receive a $6,925.00 stipend.

To Apply:

Email the below items to: Sarah Lann, Director of Education: Slann@laconservancy.org

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in education and/or historic preservation, , teaching, public programming, or civic engagement. Include a description of how you meet the requirements for the position (found at https://www.getty.edu/projects/getty-marrow-undergraduate-internships/)
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for two references (teacher, former employer, etc.)

Please title each document with the following format: document name_first_last name. For example, Resume_Charlie_Smith:

Bookkeeper

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), a non-profit theatre and education organization located in downtown Los Angeles, seeks proposals for a contract individual or firm to serve as the organization’s Bookkeeper, working under the supervision of SCLA’s Finance Director.

Services required include:
– Regular reconciliation of up to six (6) bank accounts, plus a separate supporting organization.
– Reconciling balance sheet items and supporting schedules, ensuring accuracy for audit and ongoing record-keeping.
– Performing the basic monthly close on the P&L (i.e. entering and matching items from the bank feeds, double checking payroll entires, confirming that supporting documentation is filed and complete, coding revenue entires).
– Enter and code bills in Bill.com for approval.
– Assist with preparation of 1099s and annual audit, as needed.
– Reconcile program expenses for grant reporting.
– Performing accounting functions for theatrical productions, as needed.

SCLA is seeking a qualified individual or firm with a minimum of 3-5 years of bookkeeping experience, and the ability to independently analyze and solve problems. Work can primarily be performed remotely, but a preference will be given to local providers who can periodically work on-site in support of special projects. Estimated workload is ~10 hours per week, and target fee range is $60 – $65/hour.

Please submit letter of interest and credentials to Dana Kelly, SCLA Finance Director, at dana.kelly@shakespearecenter.org.

Program Manager

Organization Summary

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company’s (USTC) mission is to mentor, educate, and enrich youth in under-resourced communities through the creation of collaborative, original theatre. Our mission powers our vision of a world where all youth are given the opportunities and support they need to succeed.
Founded in the wake of the 1992 LA Uprising, USTC has grown from a small, volunteer-led youth intervention program into an award-winning leader in the fields of arts education, youth development, mentorship, and community building. After nearly three decades of service within disinvested and underrepresented communities, the focus of our work remains to ensure the equitable enrichment and development of Los Angeles County under-resourced youth. Our free, theatre-arts programs go beyond the reach of typical arts education workshops to offer personalized mentorship and a safe space for self-expression, empowering those we work with to identify and leverage their innate talents and overcome inequitable circumstances.
The Unusual Suspects is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and all those with protected class backgrounds to apply. We value the individuals that we hire and look forward to sharing and creating a positive, diverse work environment for all identities. For more information visit: https://theunusualsuspects.org/

Job Summary

The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for management of all; Program Coordinators, Teaching Artists, Technical Coordinators, Costume Designers, Photographers, Videographers, etc. The PM reports to the Director of Programs (PD) and works with the PD in recruitment and management of Teaching Artists and ensures that all contract deliverables and compliance reports are completed in a timely manner, and collaborates with the development department in regard to program assessment, data collection, and data administration.
The Program Manager will supervise all of the programs operations, including throughout the duration of each program; coordinating all pre-program logistics and production management, Teaching Artist (TA) program scheduling, and communication with partner agencies, school administrators, community and local and county agencies as needed. The Program Manager will work with all team members and community partners to recruit participants and promote programming.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Develop strong, collaborative relationships with school partners, government, and community based service providers to help ensure successful programming
● Work with facility administrators to ensure workshop space availability, equipment storage, and performance venues are available and maintained throughout the program residency
● Support creation of annual budget and manage program budget allocations
● Work closely with the Director of Programs and Director of Community Partnerships to coordinate yearly program schedule and develop program training
● Directly supervise Program Coordinators by assigning site locations and coordinating schedules and site visits
● Understand and comply with The Unusual Suspects and program site guidelines and policies
● Support Program Coordinators with database entries, collection of surveys, program documentation, and contract reporting and compliance; Ensuring all deliverables data and recording is done in a timely manner
● Assist with program evaluation, coordinate master classes, and audience recruitment
● Collect and process TA timesheets
● Manage TA substitute needs, and create bi-weekly TA schedule
● Lead pre & post workshop planning meetings to ensure smooth running of programs and address production deadlines and inquiries
● Collaborate with Chief Operating Officer to ensure compliance with required clearance policies and partner invoices
● Manage, organize, and create an inventory process for all costumes, props, and sets (including off-site storage locations)
● Create and manage a concise equipment inventory including; equipment log with detailed info for each item, proper storage, check-out and check-in process for any equipment being used by USTC or an outside customer
● Coordinate casting and event management for Page Play series
● Hire and manage technical and design contractors to ensure high quality and efficient production process
● Manage and schedule performance production needs and logistics, serving as showrunner for performances
● Lead participant outreach and recruitment, family engagement, and audience development strategies for residencies, performances and community events
● Report to USTC administration anything that could be deemed unsafe, controversial and/or inappropriate in regard to; TA’s, youth, and all program support staff
● Assist with phone and/or email communications to the youth/family for feedback in regard to attendance and deliverables paperwork

Internal and External Communications

● Ensure that the Director of Programs has routine and timely information about the successes and challenges of program operations
● Participate in monthly program subcommittee meetings of the board, as needed
● Attend relevant partnership meetings to connect with key stakeholders within the Los Angeles area and ensure partners are aware of program successes and challenges in a timely manner
● Work with the communications team to craft Programs related communications via social media, website, print and digital
● Supply development & communications teams with program information and deliverables

Desirable Skills & Qualifications
● A Bachelor degree or higher is preferred (BA, BS, etc.)
● 3 years of management experience in related field is preferred
● English/Spanish bilingual candidates highly encouraged to apply
● Strong background in theatre arts and education
● Excellent project management skills; supervising complex, multifaceted projects
● Cultural competency to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
● Successful partnerships with community-based organizations, residents and stakeholders
● Foster open communication and collaboration within the program team and participants
● Goal oriented, independent, flexible, and proficient at multitasking
● Experience in community relations is preferred
● Supports a team-oriented environment
● Detail oriented with excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and writing skills
● Excellent computer and administrative skills; Microsoft Office and Google Suite
● Some knowledge of the Los Angeles City/County/State educational and cultural landscape
● A working understanding of the Visual and Performing Arts Standards (VAPA)
● Experience using Social Solutions Apricot database a plus
● Must have reliable transportation and be able to drive a car and have appropriate auto insurance coverage, and a valid California Driver’s license

Personal Qualifications:
The candidate has a strong commitment to social change through community empowerment and the arts. Personal ethics align with the vision and values of The Unusual Suspects organization.

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Must have reliable transportation to travel to the office and program sites and thrive at working in a fast-paced, non-profit environment. This position works in the USTC administrative office, at program sites, and other venues for training and meetings.

Salary & Schedule
● Salary range; $67K – $72K annually, commensurate with experience
● Exempt position
● Health Benefits offered; Medical, Dental, Vision
● CalSavers – California Roth IRA Program
● Cell phone, internet, and mileage reimbursement
● Accrued PTO: 15 paid vacation days per year and paid sick leave
● 11 paid holidays off per year
● Two additional paid weeks off (10 days); a summer break (dates TBD) and a winter break from December 24th through January 1st
● Position is expected to work a minimum of the standard 40 hours per week
● Candidates must be open to working a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings

Apply Today!
Send resume and cover letter to jobs@theunusualsuspects.org. Include in the subject line of your email the title of the position you are applying for. No calls please.

Additional Information

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. The Unusual Suspects provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 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.

$67,000 – $72,000

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@theunusualsuspects.org. Include in the subject line of your email the title of the position you are applying for. No calls please.

Vice President of Development

Position Summary
The Vice President of Development (VP) will join a passionate and energized team and have an authentic dedication to the advancement of MOLAA’s mission. Reporting to the President & CEO and in partnership with the Chief Officer of Government and External Affairs, the VP will collaborate with and support the board of directors in building engagement that supports the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors annually and will direct fundraising initiatives to support the future expansion of MOLAA and its recently announced $60 million campaign. As an integral member of the seven-person senior management team, the VP will be a thought-partner in conceptualizing and implementing MOLAA’s overall expansion plan with a focus on philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies as well as through MOLAA’s annual Gala event. In addition to building and mentoring the development team, the VP will be responsible for developing and establishing strong relationships with a diverse array of donors, stakeholders, and professional peers in Long Beach, Southern California, nationally, and internationally through MOLAA’s international advisory board.

MOLAA offers an annual salary between $175,000 and $200,000, commensurate with experience. MOLAA offers medical and vision as well as dental, which is fully sponsored; Simple IRA with 3% matching which is 100% fully vested from time of enrollment. MOLAA also fully sponsors life insurance and long-term disability for its employees.

To submit a letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments in arts and culture leadership and management (electronic submissions preferred), please click here or visit artsconsulting.com/opensearches. For questions or general inquiries regarding this job opportunity, please contact:

Geoff Chang, Vice President

8581 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 406

Getty Marrow Registration Intern

At MOCA we know that art and culture is one of the greatest gifts that we can offer our community. We aim to offer a wide breadth of engagements and know that a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences help us get there. This value embodies within the diversity of our programs and among the colleagues that help enliven our culture. Cultivating an inclusive work environment that values a range of talent and ideas is top priority for us. Eligibility requirements for Getty Marrow Internships—intended to provide opportunities for outstanding students who are members of groups who are underrepresented in careers related to museums and the visual arts—are outlined below. We enthusiastically encourage candidates of all abilities to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

Reporting to the Registrar for Collections and working closely with a variety of staff, the Getty Marrow Registration Intern will gain a basic understanding of the field of museum registration, including collections care and management, logistics, condition reporting, and research and data integrity. The Intern will also play a critical role in creating and organizing an inventory of a large group of non-collection photography materials. Schedule is generally working 9:30am – 5pm Mondays through Fridays.

THIS POSITION MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU IF:

● YOU SUPPORT EQUITABLE ACCESS IN MUSEUMS and want to experience the Collections Management and Museum Registration fields in a hands-on way
● YOU ARE DETAIL-ORIENTED and enjoy getting things organized
● YOU ENJOY LISTENING TO OTHERS AND CONTRIBUTING YOUR OWN
● THOUGHTS in group settings
● YOU ARE PRODUCTIVE WORKING INDEPENDENTLY and identifying tasks that need to be accomplished.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE:

As a vital member of the Registration and Collections team, the intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into museum collection management and registration, including shipping and logistics, condition reporting, collections care / conservation, acquisitions, and risk management.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

● Organize and inventory a large group of non-collection photographs
● Assist with research and data integrity in the Collection object files
● Weekly reading assignments on professional field topics such as art moving logistics and risk management
● Attend in-person and online meetings with museum staff and external contacts.

GETTY MARROW INTERN REQUIRED ACTIVITIES

● Attend at least two internal meetings (Acquisitions, All Hands, Breakout)
● Attend three mandatory Getty Education Events:
○ Arts Summit (June 24)
○ Two Learning Community events (2 dates selected from July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30)
● Submit end-of internship evaluation

GETTY MARROW UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

● Member of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
● Currently enrolled undergraduate (bachelor’s degree program, associate’s degree program, or a vocational or technical program below the baccalaureate level). Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June 1, 2024. Students who graduated after April 1, 2024 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
● Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County;
● United States citizen or permanent resident (non-citizen authorized to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis; also known as a “green card” holder). Students with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) status valid through the internship period are also eligible; and
● May have previously interned as a Getty Marrow Undergraduate Intern at an organization other than MOCA.

HOW TO STAND OUT:

For this role, the ideal candidate will be highly motivated to learn about the behind-the-scenes activities of museums, including artwork collections care and exhibitions logistics. You will stand out if you are extremely well organized and delight in detailed work. A keen interest in or curiosity about contemporary art and museums is a bonus.

Hourly Wage: $18.46

Position covered by MOCA/AFSCME Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement: NO

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, hairstyle, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the Museum of Contemporary Art’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices. Details of our equal employment opportunity policies are further explained in Anti-Discrimination & Harassment.

Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

View the job listing and application links on MOCA’s website at https://www.moca.org/about/jobs-and-internships