Current Opportunities

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 Meet the Artist Community Meeting

​Join the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Street Transportation Department for a drop in to meet local artist, Bobby Zokaites.  Zokaites has been selected to integrate public art into the North 32nd Street improvements.  This meeting is for the community to meet the artist and share ideas about their community that could inspire the artist's designs. 

Tuesday, September 27th

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Shadow Mountain High School Performing Arts Center Lobby

For more information please contact arts.culture@phoenix.gov  

Can't make the meeting?  Share your thoughts online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/n32ndstreetpublicart​ 


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Employment Opportunity

Deputy Director, Office of Arts and Culture


ABOUT THIS POSITION

The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture manages an award-winning public art program, grants funds to artists and nonprofit arts organizations; oversees eight cultural facilities, including the Gallery @ City Hall; promotes arts learning for youth; professional development opportunities for arts administrators and individual artists; and participates in national studi​es and research that make a strong case for the arts and demonstrate their economic, social, practical, and educational benefits.

The Office of Arts and Culture is looking for a dynamic individual to serve as the agency's Deputy Director. The position is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the agency's percent-for-art and other capital improvement programs; assists in the management and day-to-day operations of the department; oversees long-range planning for the agency; coordinates assigned activities with outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex support to the Director; serves as acting department head in the Director's absence; and performs related duties as assigned. The position demands special skills in interacting with multiple city departments, community groups, not-for-profit agencies, business associations, city leaders, and a wide range of media and press.

​Key Job Duties:

  • ​Develops and manages the department's preparation of multi-year capital improvement programs for the department, in tandem with other city departments, city council, and the department head.
  • Develops and implements policy, procedures, staffing, budgeting, and oversight for management of percent-for-art projects, and for acceptance of donations and loans, deaccessioning, and maintenance of artwork in the City's Municipal Art Collection.
  • Directs the procurement and oversees the approval of design consultants and proposals for CIP enhancement projects, including oversight of review panels and candidate interviews, and presenting candidate recommendations to CIP departments, the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission, and City Council.
  • Manages key projects and special initiatives that relate to organizational growth and work with the department head and all staff on strategic long-range planning for the agency to communicate and monitor organizational goals to all levels of the department.
  • Coordinates and writes reports for monthly meetings of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission, as well as coordinate city manager and city council reports and briefings.
  • Oversees development and implementation to support more equitable distribution of the department's programmatic resources.

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.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • The ideal candidate will be a personable, effective communicator that can facilitate large groups to review and improve complex processes.
  • This individual will manage a challenging workload and job responsibilities in a balanced, efficient, effective manner.
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Provide strategic communications advice to city staff including management.
  • Have strong organizational skills and manage a variety of projects and staff.
  • Be creative and adaptable with time management.
  • Possess knowledge of research techniques, methods, and procedures, organizing and implementing comprehensive administrative programs, and supervisory principles and practices.

SALARY

Up to $119,683.20 annually.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.

BENEFITS

A comprehensive Middle Manager benefits package is offered which includes:

Traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually, dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days.  For more details, visit: Middle Manager Benefits.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of experience in developing art and design projects or programs, public administration and research, or construction management, or a related field.
  • Bachelor's degree in in arts administration, an arts field (such as architecture, music, theater, dance, visual/digital arts, writing), business administration, museum studies, nonprofit leadership and management, public administration, urban planning, engineering, or a related field.
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • 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.
  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.
  • The successful candidate will be required to obtain a badge for Sky Harbor Airport. 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

The City of Phoenix has paused plans to implement a federal mandate requiring all city employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision comes after a series of legal challenges and a ruling from a federal judge which temporarily halts the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide. If the requirement is reinstated, the City of Phoenix may require new hires to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment. After a conditional offer has been extended, candidates may request a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Seven years of knowledge of public art/percent-for-art programs and trends in the field.
  • Knowledge and experience working at or with a governmental arts agency.
  • Supervisory experience with CIP, facilities, or public art planning, programming, and staff.
  • Procurement, budget, and construction management experience.
  • Strategic and long-range planning experience.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes March 9, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

​HOW TO APPLY

  1. Go to https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs
  2. Select "Current Job Openings"
  3. Search for Job ID 44039
  4. Select "Apply for Job"

​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.

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​REFERENCE

Special Projects Administrator, JC:08610, ID# 44039,02/13/22, USM, PO, Benefits: MidMgr

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work S​mart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

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.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Employment Opportunity

Arts and Culture Project Manager


ABOUT THIS POSITION​

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is looking for a dynamic individual to coordinate activities involved in the implementation and completion of community, arts learning, capacity building, and grantmaking projects and programs for creative individuals, artists, and professional staff, board members, and volunteers of arts and cultural organizations. This position will work as a member of a team and report to the Arts and Culture Management Assistant II (grants and community engagement director).


KEY JOB DUTIES

  • Manages, organizes, coordinates, and monitors activities and functions of all agency grantmaking programs and projects in cooperation with other departments and outside agencies, contractors, and professionals.
  • Develops program and project budgets, schedules, work plans, processes and procedures, and oversees the maintenance and tracking of quantitative and qualitative data on grantees.​
  • Manages, coordinates, defines scope of integrating enhancements into current projects and related programs.
  • Drafts and administers all grantmaking project contracts, conditions, and final reporting and manages the selection process for grantmaking programs and projects.
  • Meets with community representatives, artists, departments, and other stakeholders to review proposed projects and activities.
  • Develops and presents capacity building, arts learning, and other professional development programs and services.
  • Manage initiatives to support more equitable distribution of the department's resources, as well as create learning opportunities for the field around equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Writes and submits grant proposals to arts funders such as National Endowment for the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Tribal Governments.
  • ​Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity​

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.​

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Knowledge of arts grantmaking and program budgeting.
  • Knowledge of research techniques, methods and procedures.
  • ​​Knowledge of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) best practices.

SALARY

$60,091 - $91,354 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 Supervisory/Professional Benefits

Pension Information

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in arts administration, an arts field (such as architecture, music, theater, dance, visual/digital arts, writing), business administration, museum studies, nonprofit leadership and management, public administration, or a related field.
  • Four years of experience in developing art and design projects, including experience in grant making, planning, budgeting and/or managing public art projects or programs, at a level which required supervision or participation in the planning and programming processes.
  • Must work evenings and weekend as required.
  • Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • The City job description can be found here  

  • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.​

  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

  • Experience with municipal and private sector budgeting, accounting, and finance methods.
  • Experience with project development, scheduling, monitoring, and control systems.
  • Experience in grant seeking, including grants research and writing.
  • Experience with managing professional development programs and services.​

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment closes October 20, 2021. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.​ (extended due to applicant portal technical difficulties)

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Go to https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs
  2. Select "Current Job Openings"
  3. Search for Job ID 42199
  4. Select "Apply for Job"

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.​

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

REFERENCE

Project Manager, JC: 08640, ID# 42199, 09/27/21, 6 mos, CH, Benefits: Prof/Supv​​​​

City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind.

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.​

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Upcoming Webinar

​CRISIS ENGAGEMENT: 12 Tasks to Sustain Donors in Turbulent Times

THURSDAY, APRIL 9, AT 10:00 AM with Matt Lehrman, Founder, Social Prosperity Partners

Amidst a still-unfolding public health and economic crisis, leaders of nonprofit organizations are profoundly challenged to sustain the support of their donors, members, volunteers, and other stakeholders. This 24-minute webinar (presented live, with additional time for open Q&A) offers an espresso shot of substantive & actionable recommendations designed to help you protect the relationships upon which your organization depends.

Topics include:

  • Taking Care of Yourself & Your Team.
  • Safeguard your Donor Management System.
  • 3 Relevant Questions to Ask your Largest Donors.
  • 4 Meaningful Ways to Connect with Small Donors.
  • Now What? What Needs to Change/What Must Stay the Same?
  • How to Unleash the Immense Power of your Volunteers.
  • Why your Vision Statement is Suddenly More Valuable than your Mission Statement, and much more.

About the presenter: From a 20+ year career in nonprofit management, Matt Lehrman founded Social Prosperity Partners, a practice devoted to uniting leaders in endeavors of great imagination and initiative. He has consulted and presented workshops on donor & stakeholder engagement, audience development, civic engagement, and loyalty & customer engagement throughout the US and UK.

Register for the Webinar
 

Questions? Please contact us at arts.culture@phoenix.gov.  This webinar is presented by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and Arizona Citizens for the Arts.

    

Employment Opportunity
Public Art Collections Manager (Project Manager)

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ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is seeking a Public Art Collections Manager (project manager). The project manager manages the maintenance and conservation of the city’s Municipal Art Collection, which includes approximately 200 works of major outdoor public art projects and 1,000 works of indoor portable works. The project manager should have experience in managing the care and conservation of public-art or fine-art collections, museum studies, or a related field. Reporting to the Public Art Program Director and working as a member of a team, the project manager will serve as the technical expert for advising on and implementing best practices in public art collections management, conservation, and preservation.

KEY JOB DUTIES

  • Implementing and, when needed, revising the Collection Management Policy, artwork maintenance plans, priorities and budgets;

  • Conducting field assessments and condition reports and needs of the city’s public art collection;

  • Procuring and managing contractors carrying out the maintenance and restoration of artworks in the City’s collection;

  • Managing and updating maps, databases and records documenting works in the collection, according to best collection management standards and practices; and

  • Developing public educational and outreach initiatives, including artist professional development workshops, related to the Public Art collection and program.

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.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Deep knowledge of 20th and 21st Century public art and studio art;
  • Strong ability to organize and manage multiple projects within stated timelines;
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team with many departments and community groups;
  • Fluency with such software in common use including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.

SALARY

$58,136 - $88,379 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 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • ​Bachelor's degree in fine arts, museum studies, fine art conservation or a related field from an accredited college or university, however, a master’s degree is preferred;
  • Four years of professional experience managing the care of a public art or fine art collection of diverse outdoor and indoor art works, including tracking, assessing, maintaining and conserving artworks;
  • Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record; and
  • Ability occasionally to work evenings and weekends, as required.
  • The City general project manager 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:

  • Two years of experience developing and implementing priorities and budgets for maintaining public and/or fine art collections;
  • Two years of experience with hiring and coordinating contractors carrying out art conservation and maintenance;
  • Experience with managing and/or coordinating people and/or projects.
  • Experience with collection database management;
  • Experience with and knowledge of best practices for proper collection care and preventative conservation;
  • Experience with art exhibition curation and installation;
  • Experience writing and administering grants; and
  • Experience with collection digitization.

RECRUITMENT DATES

First review of applications will occur the week of March 2, 2020. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on March 16, 2020, 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.

To Apply: 

  1. Visit https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs ​  
  2. Select “Current Job Openings”
  3. Search 35572 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

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If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Connection Center at (602) 495-5700.

REFERENCE

Project Manager, JC: 08640, ID# 35572, 02/19/2020, 6 mos, PO, Benefits: Prof/Supv City of Phoenix employees commit to Work Smart, Spend Wisely, Be Kind. 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.