EEO Policy


Kimball Art Center (KAC) is an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, KAC will not discriminate in the hiring, compensation, promotion, discipline and termination of employees based on their race, religion, sex, gender identification (an individual's internal sense of one's own gender), sexual orientation, age, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, income, or any other category or classification protected by applicable federal and local laws.


Development Manager


Full Time
Salary: DOE
Benefits: Generous PTO plan and Health & Dental benefits
Closing Date: April 25, 2014 or until filled


Job Description:

The Kimball Art Center in Park City, UT is seeking a full-time Development Manager.

The Development Manager is newly created position directly responsible for identifying and attracting various funding sources including Corporate Partnerships, Foundations, Public Funding, and Grants. The Development Manager will plan, coordinate and implement development plans in order to meet development and budgetary goals. The position requires a current conceptual knowledge of not-for-profit philosophy with an ability to leverage relationships and partnership opportunities for the overall benefit of the city. This is a full-time exempt position which reports to the Managing Director.


Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Development Management:
    Design and implement a development plan for the exhibits, events and education programs with the Managing and Executive Directors.
  • Assist the Executive Director with designing a partnership strategy customized for Kimball Art Center’s needs, implement that strategy and share best practices with the organization.
  • Manage and execute development activities including developing foundation relationships, corporate sponsorships, and individual donor solicitation activities.
  • Solicit grants and donations:
    Prospect and cultivate relationships with existing and potential partners and individual donors Prepare and submit foundation grants and corporate requests.
  • Coordinate individual donor solicitations including end of year appeal mailing, house parties, major donor campaigns, and other events with the Membership Coordinator.
  • Manage corporate relationships including designing and executing contracts and fulfillment of such.
  • Conduct community relations campaigns within a Summit County.
  • Solicit government grants as needed.
  • Prepare and submit reports to partners and other funders as needed.
  • Prepare regular reports on development progress against targets.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of development experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of effective fundraising strategies including grant seeking, corporate sponsor solicitation and fulfillment, and individual donor cultivation.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Non-Profit Management, Marketing or related field preferred.
  • Possess excellent organizational and analytical skills and the ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills, ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results and proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small and large group presentations.
  • Ability to conceptualize the Kimball Art Center’s philosophy and to communicate the concept to others effectively, and with desired results.
  • Ability to maintain poise and demeanor appropriate to portray an image of professionalism as defined by the Kimball Art Center.
  • Documented history of successful sponsorship/partnership management.
  • Demonstrate skill in applying and modifying knowledge of practical problem solving, recommending solutions, and implementing and evaluating changes.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment, off site venues and outside event areas in various weather conditions. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, fax machines, and AV equipment. Some ladder use may be requested. Evening, weekend, and occasional holiday hours may be required.


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to kathy.kennedy@kimballartcenter.org. Please place Development Manager in subject line.


TOP of PAGE

Event & Volunteer Coordinator


Full Time
Salary: $13 - $14 per hour (DOE)
Benefits: Generous PTO plan and Health & Dental Benefits
Closing Date: April 25, 2014 or until filled


Job Description:

The Kimball Art Center in Park City, UT is seeking a full-time Events & Volunteer Coordinator who is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, detail-oriented, solution-oriented, collaborative and inspired by our mission, vision and values.

The Event & Volunteer Coordinator is a newly created full-time position responsible for planning, and managing onsite and off-site special events and community social events for the Kimball Art Center under direction of the Events Director. The Event Coordinator will assist in planning and promoting events. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the volunteer programs associated with the Kimball Art Center’s events, school tours/docents, departments, and organization’s needs, including Arts Festival volunteers. This is a full-time position which reports to the Events Director.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Event Coordination:

  • Establish logistics for events, conduct site visits for existing and potential clients, communicate promptly and accurately with clients, vendors, and their representatives in person, via phone and/or email.
  • Contact clients and vendors as needed to confirm and move event logistics forward.
  • Organize and purchase supplies for event.
  • Manage day-of event logistics including set up and clean up, including AV and lighting.
  • Manage volunteer recruitment for events as necessary.
  • Will require some evening, weekend, and occasional holiday work for event oversight.
  • Enter, process, and track event-related payments.

Volunteer Coordination:

  • Organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment of, and communication with, volunteers for events, school tours/docents, departments, and committee’s needs.
  • Works with social, civic and local organizations to develop partnerships, where appropriate, to develop and/or utilize volunteers.
  • Develops and implements training programs for all volunteers.
  • Maintains updated records on all volunteers.
  • Arranges and attends volunteer meetings. Reports to staff on volunteer activities as needed.
  • Recommends and develops ongoing volunteer utilization.
  • Develops and implements a volunteer recognition program.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities, but does supervise the entire volunteer force and will collaborate with KAC interns.


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment, off site venues and outside event areas in various weather conditions. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, fax machines, and AV equipment. Some ladder use may be requested. Evening, weekend, and occasional holiday hours will be required for event management.


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • College and/or Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum two+ years experience in professional work environment with preference given to work or volunteer experience in the non-profit sector, particularly development, volunteer management, and special events.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable interacting with internal colleagues and external constituents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with co-workers; demonstrated initiative and self-motivation.
  • Computer literacy required (Microsoft Office suite, volunteer management software).
  • Familiarity with AV systems is helpful but not required.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Ability to work independently at times but also collaboratively.
  • Previous event planning experience required.
  • Altru/Blackbaud experience helpful, but not required.
  • Applicant must have reliable means of transportation.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.
  • Flexible schedule, with the ability to work nights, weekends, and occasional holidays, as needed.
  • Applicants must be present and available to work in the lead up and implementation of the Arts Festival in late July and early August.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to kathy.kennedy@kimballartcenter.org. Please place job title in the subject line.


TOP of PAGE

Exhibitions Manager


Exhibitions Department
Location: Park City, Utah
Full Time
Salary: DOE

Job Description:

The Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah is seeking a full-time Exhibitions Manager. The Exhibitions Manager’s purpose is to lead the exhibitions department at the Kimball, which includes running of all exhibitions personnel, hiring exhibitions interns, organize quarterly exhibition committee meetings, curating, planning exhibits for three galleries, organizing, budgeting, installing, de-installing of all exhibits. This position works closely with the Exhibitions Designer. The position collaborates heavily with other departments such as education and marketing.


Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Reports directly to the Managing Director
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Has the assistance of a full time Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Manages Exhibitions Budget
  • Works with exhibition committee to plan and schedule future programming in all 3 galleries
  • Curates exhibitions including drafting artist contracts or loan agreements, picking of art, planning of installs and de-installs
  • Participates and runs all installs and de-installs
  • In the case of traveling exhibits, manages contracts, transportation, design and install
  • Oversees research and copy for didactic materials for exhibitions
  • Plans and organizes materials and labor needs for installs and de-installs
  • Maintains condition and inventory of all exhibitions materials such as pedestals, vitrines, moveable walls…etc
  • Organizes and plans storage of all exhibitions materials
  • Attends openings and certain events
  • Communicates with Graphic Designer for all Exhibit signage needs
  • Communicates with the PR Director for all exhibitions PR needs
  • Communicates with web director for all exhibitions website updates and needs
  • Communicates with Education Director for all educational tie-ins with exhibitions

Education

  • MFA desirable. A BA or BFA with tremendous amount of applicable prior experience if no Masters.

Required Experience / Knowledge

  • The Exhibitions Manager should have knowledge of art and art history and an in depth knowledge of museum or gallery work. This is not only a curating position (needs knowledge of art, current and historical) but also a managerial position (should be good at managing staff, delegating tasks, communicating), an organizational position (needs to be able to organize trucking, transportation, installs, de-installs, loans, insurance, contracts, storage), a collaborative position (must be able to collaborate with all other departments at KAC).
  •  
  • Candidate should have at least three years’ experience in exhibit development, design practice, and installations. Position requires a good knowledge of MS Office at a minimum. Knowledge of Adobe products a benefit.

To apply:

Send cover letter, current resume, including salary history, to kathy.kennedy@kimballartcenter.org


TOP of PAGE

A.R.T.S. School Tour Guide & Coordinator


Education Department
Full Time / Seasonal
$13.00 an hour

A.R.T.S is an acronym for Academic Resources for Teachers and Students. The A.R.T.S. program is developed by our staff to provide cross curriculum lessons for Kindergarten through Twelfth grades. The Kimball provides this as a way to integrate art into lessons that are based on core subjects such as Math, Science, Reading, Writing, History, Geography and Language Arts. All lesson plans that are created are based on the Utah State Core Curriculum Requirements and correlate to our Main Gallery exhibits. Each A.R.T.S tour for the exhibit will include a free 45 minute guided tour as well as a 45 minute art project that can be completed at the Kimball Art Center or in schools.

The A.R.T.S. Guide & Coordinator will assist with the coordination of A.R.T.S. tours, supplies and lead tours so the Kimball can continue to expand it’s outreach. The ARTS Guide will be responsible for driving to in school tours, if docents do not sign up for off site tours. The ARTS Guide will also assist with content preparation for exhibition and ARTS as directed by Exhibition and Education Directors. Applicants must be able and willing to drive to schools as far as 2 hours away. The ARTS Guide and Coordinator will ensure that the docents and other guides giving ARTS tours are doing so with high educational and professional standards. The ARTS Guide and Coordinator may assist with legal compliance if KAC require instructors/docents/guides working with youth to have back ground checks.


The ARTS Guide and Coordinator will be responsible for the following roles:

  • Assist with outreach for ARTS program
  • Travel to Schools for ARTS tours that are to be held in school.
  • Coordination of scheduling ARTS Tours with teachers and schools
  • Working with Docent Coordinator to ensure that all ARTS tours have an assigned guide and if they do not, the ARTS Coordinator & Guide is responsible for leading the tours.
  • Assisting the exhibitions department with installations in galleries.
  • Assisting with research for ARTS and exhibit content
  • Coordination and order ARTS supplies as directed by Education Director

Education

  • College degree in a visual arts or education field.

Required Experience / Knowledge

  • Teaching experience
  • Working with children

Skills / Abilities

The A.R.T.S. Guide and Coordinator must:

  • work with children of all ages and diverse abilities
  • possess creative, artistic skills
  • have good classroom management
  • have good handwriting
  • have good organization skills
  • Be proficient in Microsoft word and excel.
  • Must be comfortable talking to a large group of children and teachers.
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal)
  • able to drive to various schools, sometimes, up to 2 hours on direction and should be comfortable driving in winter conditions.
  • CPR Certified (not required but a plus)
  • Fluent in another language a plus!
  • May be asked to have a background check

Pysical Activities and Requirment of This Position

A.R.T.S. Guide and Coordinator must:

  • Be able to speak to large groups
  • Be able to drive
  • Be able stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift heavy objects ( materials for ARTS tours)

Application:

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for A.R.T.S. School Tour Guide & Coordinator until the position is filled. This position is a paid position and requires a minimum of 40 hours per week. This is a seasonal position, as A.R.T.S. Tours are not conducted in June through August during summer months when school is not in session.

Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter to:

A.R.T.S. School Tour Guide & Coordinator
Kimball Art Center
P.O. Box 1478
Park City, UT 84060

-- or --

education@kimballartcenter.org

For more information regarding the A.R.T.S. School Tour program, visit kimballartcenter.org/a-r-t-s/.


TOP of PAGE

Summer 2014 Internship Program


Education Department
June 1, 2014 - August 15, 2014
Unpaid


Internship Description:

The 2014 summer intern(s) will support the Education Director, Program & Registration Coordinator as well as the Ceramics Studio Manager as needed. Tasks will include assisting with children’s classes, docent tours, organizing classrooms and supplies and helping the studio manager(s) when needed. Intern(s) at the Kimball Art Center may also assist with the installation and de-installation of exhibitions throughout the summer. In addition, the intern(s) will learn front-of-the-house procedures such as properly answering phones, greeting visitors, helping with mailings and distributions, and will be able to answer general questions about the center. The intern(s) will have the opportunity to assist the preparation for the 45th Park City Kimball Arts Festival. The internship will require 20 hours per week (flexible). From July 21– August 8, intern(s) will be required to work 40 hours per week. Interns MUST work long hours on July 31, August 1, 2, 3 for the Arts Festival and Gala.


Skills:

The intern(s) must be at least 18 years of age and desiring to better their knowledge of the visual arts and/or working towards an art related degree at a college level. Intern applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. This position requires great organizational, communication and customer service skills. An interest in visual arts is a must. Intern(s) should be outgoing and willing to work with children and adults as well as with the staff at the Kimball Art Center. The Kimball Art Center seeks interns who are professional and can work both independently and collaboratively with staff, visitors and the community. The intern(s) apply their enthusiasm, creativity and critical thinking skills to a wide range of projects under the supervision of the Education Director.


Application:

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for summer intern (s) until Friday, April 11, 2014. Summer internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week. The internship runs Sunday, June 1 through August 15, 2014.


Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter no later than Friday, April 11, 2014 to:

Summer 2014 Education Internship Program
Kimball Art Center
P.O. Box 1478
Park City, UT 84060

-- or --

education@kimballartcenter.org


TOP of PAGE

Summer 2014 Internship Program


Exhibitions Department
June 2014 - mid August 2014
Unpaid


Internship Description:

The 2014 summer intern(s) will support the Exhibitions Director and Exhibitions Manager. Tasks will include assisting with exhibitions planning, organization, installation and de-installation. Intern(s) at the Kimball Art Center will also assist with gallery maintenance, artist contracts, art sales, and research throughout the fall/winter. In addition, the intern(s) will learn front-of-the-house procedures such as properly answering phones, greeting visitors, helping with mailings and distributions, and will be able to answer general questions about the center. Intern(s) will be expected to attend weekly staff meetings and be an integral part of the running of exhibitions at the art center. The internship will require 20 hours per week (flexible) most weeks. During installation and de-installation weeks, intern(s) will be required to work 40 hours per week. Shifts will be scheduled during the day and possibly evenings.


Skills:

The intern(s) must be at least 18 years of age and desiring to better their knowledge of the visual arts and/or working towards an art related degree at a college level. Intern applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. This position requires great organizational, communication and customer service skills. An interest in visual arts is a must. Intern(s) should be outgoing and work well with others. The Kimball Art Center seeks interns who are professional and can work both independently and collaboratively with staff, visitors and the community. The intern(s) apply their enthusiasm, creativity and critical thinking skills to a wide range of projects under the supervision of the Exhibition Director. Artistic abilities, knowledge of art history and prior gallery or museum experience are a plus.


To apply:

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for Summer intern(s) until the position is filled. Summer internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week.


Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter to:

Summer 2014 Internship Program
Exhibition Intern Application
The Kimball Art Center
P.O. Box 1478
Park City, UT 84060

-- or --

exhibitions@kimballartcenter.org


TOP of PAGE

Summer 2014 Internship Program


Marketing & Development Departments
June 1, 2014 - August 15, 2014
Unpaid


Internship Description:

The 2014 summer intern(s) will support the Communications Director and the Membership and Development Assistant as needed. Tasks will include helping to craft and deliver communications to members and visitors about summer exhibits and events. Aid with execution of annual membership drive. Interns may be asked to help with mailings and distributions, greet visitors, perform visitor surveys, and answer general questions about the center and our events and exhibits. Interns may also be involved in research for grant writing purposes. The intern(s) will have the opportunity to assist the preparation for the 45th Park City Kimball Arts Festival, which attracts over 58,000 visitors each year. Preparation includes reaching out to local vendors for special offers and advertising, helping coordinate design and production of the Arts Festival brochure, and helping to organize the Opening Night Gala Fashion Show taking place July 31, 2014. The internship will require 20 hours per week (flexible). From July 15– August 8, intern(s) will be required to work 40 hours per week. Interns MUST work long hours on July 31, August 1, 2, 3 for the Arts Festival and Gala.


Skills:

The intern(s) must be at least 18 years of age with a desire to increase their knowledge and experience in the area of nonprofits, specifically from a marketing and development perspective. Intern applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. This position requires great organizational, communication and customer service skills. Intern(s) should be outgoing and willing to work with children and adults as well as with the staff at the Kimball Art Center. The Kimball Art Center seeks interns who are professional and can work both independently and collaboratively with staff, visitors and the community. The intern(s) apply their enthusiasm, creativity and critical thinking skills to a wide range of projects under the supervision of the Communications Director.

Interest in the visual arts, and some experience in photography, graphic design and social media are helpful but not required.


To apply:

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for summer intern (s) until Friday, April 11, 2014. Summer internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week. The internship runs Sunday, June 1 through August 15, 2014.


Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter no later than Friday April 11, 2014 to:

Summer 2014 Internship Program
Attn: Kristie Henderson
The Kimball Art Center
P.O. Box 1478
Park City, UT 84060

-- or --

membership@kimballartcenter.org

You may call Kristie Henderson, Communications Director at 435.649.8882 x 107 if you have questions.


TOP of PAGE

Kimball Art Center © 2014 · 638 Park Ave · PO Box 1478 · Park City, UT 84060 · 435-649-8882 · frontdesk@kimballartcenter.org