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Art Center Executive Manager

Do you have a passion for the Arts? Do you want to be a part of a fun, team-oriented community art & cultural center?

If so, we want to hear from you! The Art League of Lincoln is excited to announce we have an opening for our Art Center Executive Manager position. The position is responsible for executing the artistic policy/vision of the gallery and managing its day-to-day operations. The Art Center Manager is a key fundraiser for the organization, and is responsible for growing the Art League’s presence, memberships, and sales.

This is a part-time employee position working 16-20 hours maximum per week.

The right leader will have:

  • the experience and skills to develop effective marketing programs
  • the ability to recruit & collaborate with volunteers
  • management/leadership skills to run a profitable operation
  • significant experience/education in art sales or a previous management role in an art gallery
  • strong interpersonal & organizational skills
  • substantial knowledge of our local community connections and networks

To let us know why you’re the best candidate, send your resume (and anything else that helps us see who you are and why you should be considered) to artleaguelincoln@gmail.com


VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Board of Directors Job Description

Mission of the Art League of Lincoln

Since 2012, The Art League of Lincoln (ALL) has focused on enriching our area community with opportunities to participate in art, art education, art development and music.

Our outreach programs support:

  • Showcasing local artists at our shows and receptions
  • Presenting cultural activities such as classes, workshops, Clay Day and our gift shop
  • Funding art exhibits at the City Hall Rotunda Gallery free to artists residing in Placer county
  • Conducting youth art education classes for grade school children in the summer
  • Sponsoring guest speakers on art and music topics relevant to our community
  • Operating the Art Center to exhibit a variety of media
  • Bringing various cultural activities to the downtown Lincoln area

Board Member Responsibilities

The Board will support the work of the organization and provide leadership and strategic governance consistent with the ALL mission. While day-to-day operations are led by the Art Center Executive Manager, the Board/Manager relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.

Leadership, governance, and oversight: Specific Board Member responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a trusted advisor who assists in the development and implementation of ALL’s strategic plan
  • Establishing outcomes and metrics for evaluating ALL’s impact, and regularly measuring ALL’s performance and effectiveness using those metrics;
  • Reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings
  • Approving ALL’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions
  • Having knowledge of and meeting all legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Contributing to the performance evaluation of the Art Center Executive Manager
  • Assisting the Board President in identifying and recruiting other Board Members
  • Partnering with the Art Center Executive Manager and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out
  • Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments
  • Acting as an ambassador for the organization to all stakeholders
  • Ensuring ALL’s commitment to having a diverse board and staff that reflects the community ALL serves
  • Volunteering 4 – 10 hours per month on a committee, or special event, or other initiative.

Board Members will serve a two-year term and are eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held monthly, and committee meetings will be held in coordination with the Art Center Executive Manager.

Qualifications

  • This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the Art League of Lincoln’s mission.
  • Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector
  • A commitment to and understanding of ALL’s stakeholders, preferably based on experience
  • Savvy diplomatic and interpersonal skills for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of ALL’s stakeholders
  • Participation in Art League of Lincoln activities and other relevant community art events.

Please complete the application and return with your resume, bio or cover letter to: artleaguelincoln@gmail.com   attention Chair, Nominating Committee.


Gift Shop Coordinator (volunteer position)

This is an exciting and important role for our Gallery.   Our gift shop is very popular and brings customers into the Gallery.  This position works with local artists to show case original artworks in a gift shop setting.   Artwork in the gift shop can be either fine art or fine crafts, of high quality, and most importantly customer appealing.

    Responsibilities

    •  Evaluate artwork in the gift shop on a quarterly basis and refreshed quarterly.   The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring we have the right products and for rotating the artwork on a quarterly basis.
    • Visit other galleries and work with local artists to bring in original artworks (priced under $150).
    •  Work closely with the Bookkeeper when sales are made. Generates check requests based on monthly sales so artists are paid monthly.
    • Maintain items on the Online Store – upload photos and maintain inventory on the Online Store – when items sell connect with both the customer (to fill the order) and the artists (to replace items in the gift shop).
    • Ensure all artists in the gift shop have filled out the Artists contract.   All contracts remain on premise at the Art Center as the Bookkeeper needs info from them.
    • Maintains Artists inventory sheets.

      Volunteers Hours Required:   average of 5 to 10 hours per month but these can fluctuate

      Skills needed

      • Computer skills – either PC or MAC
      • People skills
      • Ability to work in a team environment (this position will work with the Art Center Executive Manager, the Bookkeeper, the Marketing Team and volunteers and attend planning sessions for the Gallery
      • Understanding of Square and point of sale transactions
      • Maintain the Online Store (training is available and it is easy to maintain the Online Store).   We use Wild Apricot.
      • Passion for the Arts – this is an important job for the Gallery and you get a real opportunity to support local artists and get their art in the hands of customers                            
      • Nice to have but not required – photography skills and taking pictures of artwork.

      To apply please send an email to: artleaguelincoln@gmail.com   put Gift Shop Coordinator in the title of your email.



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