Title: Civic Art + Design Project Manager
Salary: $47,500- $51,700
Organization Summary: Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is a nonprofit agency established by the City of Houston to enhance the quality of life and tourism by advancing the arts in the Houston region. HAA invests in and nurtures Houston¹s thriving creative community by providing more than 225 grants to nonprofit arts organizations and individual artists each year, commissioning the work of artists for public spaces, managing the city¹s art collection, showcasing Houston¹s rich folklife traditions, cultivating skill-based volunteers, and empowering arts organizations to become sustainable and reach new audiences through business incubation and other services.
Position Summary: The Civic Art + Design (CAD) Project Manager is responsible for primary management of civic art projects for the City of Houston and other private sector clients. The position includes a wide range of coordination duties between artists and project representatives, numerous off-site meetings and administrative responsibilities. The Project Manager reports directly to the CAD Director; must demonstrate independent work habits; initiates the development of projects from the facilitation of LOAs, artist calls and selection; and manages concept development through fabrication and installation. The position requires independent thought; decision-making and conflict resolution abilities; a high level of organizational skill; and knowledge of the production and installation of public art.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Education: Preferred bachelor’s degree in public art, urban design, architecture or certification in project construction management.
Experience: Three years project management or installation experience required. Experience in civic art, fabrication, installation, construction or urban design preferred. Experience dealing with contractors, contract relationships and the public. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proficiency in personal computing, word processing, database and spreadsheet experience. Knowledge of standard invoicing.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Matthew Lennon, Director of Civic Art + Design, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.