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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion VISTA

The Americorps VISTA position at the Lawrence Arts Center will focus on strengthening and expanding the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts at the Lawrence Arts Center.

The VISTA member will assess the current state of DEI practices at the Lawrence Arts Center by researching staff, stakeholders, and the community to develop a  toolkit for best practices to further DEI at the Lawrence Arts Center and establish an Advisory Council to guide and implement the toolkit.

Interested applicants will apply through the Americorps VISTA program. Visit the Americorps VISTA post to see the full description and to apply


Youth Visual Arts

Youth Visual Arts Education Instructor

The Youth Education Instructor is responsible for the curriculum design and instruction of classes for grades 1-12 in the Youth Education Program. Instructors collaborate closely with their counterparts in visual and performing arts instructors to create cohesive, innovative, and student-oriented curriculum.

This is an hourly position and pay is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
Plan and develop dynamic, inclusive curriculum based on chosen class themes that supports the mission and goals of the Youth Education program.

Effectively transfer advanced concepts and skills to young artists in a positive way that promotes creativity and individual expression. Coordinate with the Director of Youth Education and provide availability information to set individual class schedule each semester. Communicate with Director of Youth Education any challenges to find collaborative solutions.

Candidates should have established experience in studio art practices, experience as an instructor, strong organization and communication skills, and the ability to problem solve. The ideal candidate for this position possesses a willingness to grow in a collaborative setting and the ability to develop innovative curriculum and build connections with the Lawrence Arts Center community. Preferred candidates have experience teaching in a museum, arts center, public school, afer school, or community education setting. Candidates should possess advanced skills in a variety of art forms, mediums, and techniques, and an established interest in STEM subjects.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to: Andy Smith: andrew@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 


Adult Visual Arts

Teaching Artists in Stained Glass, Fiber Arts and Creative Writing 

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is hiring experienced instructors in Stained Glass, Fiber Arts, and Creative Writing. The ideal instructor will design and implement curriculum in their respective program. Teaching artists who have experience with a wide range of traditional and contemporary approaches to their medium,  are preferred. Classes typically run anywhere from one week to twelve weeks for ages 14 and above.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the Director of Residencies & Adult Education. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume with references, and 3 – 5 work samples to Kyla Strid: kyla@lawrenceartscenter.org

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is accepting applications on a rolling basis.


Performing Arts

Events Manager

The Events Manager for the Lawrence Arts Center manages the logistics and details for events throughout the organization, including facility rentals, event vendors, bar management, and house management. The Events Manager is part of the Performing Arts team working in an upbeat and fast-paced environment to produce events in alignment with our mission. The ideal candidate has a love for the arts and a proven track record in event planning and coordination.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organize rentals and serve as the Lawrence Arts Center liaison with all departments from the signing of a contract through the execution of the event including coordinating physical space preparation.
  2. Maintain current contracts, prepare estimates, and work closely with Chief Operating Officer (COO) for all post-event payout, collections, and accounting requirements.
  3. Hire, train, oversee, schedule, and prepare payroll information for bar and house management staff.
  4. Ensure alcohol compliance for all bartenders and events.
  5. Process inventory and place alcohol and concession orders as needed, following deadlines as set out by the COO and prepare concessions budget.
  6. Work each opening night of performances and serve as scheduling backup to House Management staff as needed.
  7. With departmental assistance, recruit and supervise Arts Center volunteers. Oversee the volunteer program and communications.
  8. Attend Performing Arts production meetings and Tech Staff meetings and serve as an integral role within departments and staff.
  9. Ensure ADA compliance for all events.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
3-5 year’s experience in event management
Willingness to work a flexible schedule
Supervisory experience
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of alcohol laws and compliance
Excellent customer services skills (written and verbal)
Extreme attention to details and self-motivated
Ability to work independently and also as a team with various staff
Ability to problem solve with sound judgement
Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
Ability to lift and move items up to 40 lbs.

SALARY RANGE & BENEFITS:
$33,000-35,600 annually
Vacation/Sick
Health/Dental
Life, LTD, STD
EAP
401 (k) Plan

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and references to Elizabeth Sullivan, Director of Performing Arts:
Elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Technical Theatre Interns for Good Morning Indian Country

Set up, run, and strike a new morning talk show at the Lawrence Arts Center, Good Morning Indian Country.  Build sets, hang lighting instruments, curtains, run projections, sound, and lighting boards.  Technical Theatre Interns will be trained by professional technicians prior to production and then run the production between January 18 – April 13, 2022.  Interns are part of the Performing Arts team and allow students to gain professional experience and expand their knowledge of theatre production, livestreaming, sound, lighting, and scenery.  These positions are paid.

Good Morning Indian Country is a six-episode, live-streamed morning talk show at the Lawrence Arts Center, featuring some of Indian Country’s finest in business, health and education. Aimed at increasing visibility and representation of Indigenous issues, this show will cover everything from high school sports to national news and serve as the “morning radio for the reservation.” Guest performers, humanities scholars, and culture-bearers will provide context for in-the-moment topics, grounding this news show in broader political, cultural, and historical contexts.

We are accepting applications now through December 17.

To apply, please fill out this application.

Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

School of Theatre and Music Teaching Artists

Design and implement curriculum in any of the following areas: imagination-based theatre, theatre skill-building, music-making (both vocal and instrumental), musical theatre performance, early childhood exploration, and technical theatre. Classes typically run anywhere from one week to six weeks for ages ranging between infancy and adulthood.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the School of Theatre and Music program coordinator. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually. Hiring scale is $20-$25 per hour with paid planning time.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Amanda Pintore: amanda@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

The Lawrence Arts Center Performing Arts program is always looking to fill the following positions. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Scenic, Lighting, and Costume Designers

Design, conceive and realize original set, lighting, or costume designs. Work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision designs and plans for theatre productions.

The number and distribution of hours vary depending on the production schedule. Number of designers needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Scenic, lighting, and costume designers are hired as contract artists by production. Designers report to the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Theatre Technicians

Set up, run, and strike concerts, dance shows, theatre shows, lectures, and other events as needed. Build sets, costumes, hang lighting instruments, curtains, run projections, sound, and lighting boards.  The number and distribution of hours vary depending on the production schedule. Number of crew needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Theatre Technicians Jobs are part-time, hourly work. Theatre Technicians report to the Production Coordinator & Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Stage Managers

The Stage Manager (SM) works under the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts and will coordinate communications among various production teams for specific productions and events produced by the Lawrence Arts Center. The stage manager works with the director to schedule production meetings, lead projects, communicate with the designers and technicians, run technical rehearsals, and the actual performances.

The number and distribution of hours vary depending on the production schedule. Number of stage managers needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Stage Managers are hired as contract artists by production and report to the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

School-Year Interns

Internships allow students to gain professional experience and provide a service in their community. Within the Performing Arts Program, interns are part of the team and have the opportunity to assist with all aspects of theatre programming, including assistant directing, stage management, administration, technical theatre, marketing, and theatre education. Interns become familiar with proper performing arts procedures and expand their knowledge of the profession.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org