Thursday, 15 December 2011

Job Opportunity: City of Calgary, Public Art Coordinator

Basic Job Information
Posting Title: Public Art Project Coordinator
Business Unit/Division: Recreation/Public Art Program
Location: 2105 Cliff Street S.W

Union/Position: CUPE Local 38/Temporary (up to two years)
Compensation: Pay Grade 11 (2012 rates)
$33.87- 37.26 - 39.13- 41.08 - 43.14- 45.29 per hour
Hours of Work: This position works a standard 35 hour work week.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual in the field of Public Art. Reporting to the Public Art Program Superintendent, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of complex Public Art plans and projects. This includes administration, coordination and evaluation of projects and all associated processes and initiatives. The Project Coordinator also provides expert consultation to external groups, organizations, and civic partners pursuing public art projects.

Responsibilities include:
Coordinate and facilitate the artist selection process including the preparation of business cases and Requests for Proposals(RFP) as per Supply Management administrative policies and procedures
Facilitate the development of Public Art Plans in collaboration with the commissioning stakeholders
Assist in the development and implementation of guiding documents, strategic plans and administrative processes for the Public Art Program
Manage Public Art plans, projects and budgets
Prepare and deliver status reports and presentations, review invoices and change orders, and create purchase orders
Develop and monitor outreach strategies, assist with community engagement, educational initiatives, and training opportunities
Lead the review and evaluation of Public Art plans and projects. 

The successful applicant will possess a degree in Fine Arts, Public Administration or related field with a minimum of five years relevant experience that includes project management, arts administration, public relations and planning. Previous training and experience in construction management will be considered an asset.

Success in this position requires a strong technical arts background, superior relationship building skills, political sensitivity, solid management and business skills and excellent communication skills. 

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications
Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized as meeting the minimum qualifications.


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