Public Art Project Manager
ABOUT THIS POSITION
THIS IS A CRITICAL POSITION. During the current health crisis, any job interviews will be held by video or audio conference.
Please be aware that you may be required to undergo screening for symptoms of COVID-19 which may include answering questions regarding symptoms or having your body temperature read as part of this job. You may also be required to wear a face covering or use other personal protective equipment (PPE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is looking for a dynamic individual to join the Public Art Program team to coordinate and direct activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) arts projects, programs and contracts, including but not limited to, design, scheduling, construction, legal procedures, budget, maintenance, and construction compliance.
KEY JOB DUTIES
Manages, organizes, administers, and monitors activities and functions to implement public art projects in cooperation with multiple CIP Program departments and outside agencies, contractors, and design professionals.
Develops program and project budgets, schedules, work plans, labor utilization, and cost estimates/projections.
Manages, coordinates, defines scope of integrating enhancements into capital improvement projects and related programs.
Drafts and administers all project design, construction/fabrication and installation contracts.
Meets with community representatives, artists, departments, designers, and other stakeholders to review proposed projects and activities.
Develops and presents public art and educational outreach workshops.
Manages the artist/consultant selection process for projects.
Researches and determines use of appropriate materials for municipal public art projects and infrastructure.
This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.
$58,906 - $89,544 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. For more details, visit:
Unit 7 Benefits
Bachelor's degree in visual arts, architecture, landscape architecture, design, museum studies, urban planning, engineering, construction management, or a related field.
Four years of experience in developing municipal art and design projects, including experience in planning, budgeting and managing public art projects or programs, at a level which required supervision or participation in the planning and programming processes.
Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.
Ability occasionally to work evenings and weekends, as required.
The City job description can be found here.
All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
The following list is not all inclusive, but are TSA general factors for disqualification of employment for working at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Other factors will be assessed that may also lead to disqualification. Qualified candidates should consider these factors when applying. Aviation Employment Disqualifiers
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Knowledge of public art/percent-for-art programs.
Project procurement, design and construction management experience
Principles and practices of art, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, museum studies, urban design, or related field.
First review of applications will occur the week of January 25, 2021. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on February 1, 2021, whichever is sooner.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
1. Visit https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs
2. Select “Current Job Openings”
3. Search 38074 in the search bar at the top of the page
4. Select “Apply for Job” at the top of the page
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Project Manager, JC: 08640, ID# 38074, 01/11/21, 6 mos, CH, Benefits: Prof/Supv
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City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.