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.


A.R.T.S. Guide & Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Kimball Art Center seeks a candidate who is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, solution-oriented, collaborative and inspired by our mission, vision and values.

The Academic Resources for Teachers & Students (A.R.T.S). Tour Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of A.R.T.S. tours which includes scheduling field trips to the Kimball Art Center and off-site classroom visits, supply selection and purchasing, A.R.T.S tour art project and tours. This position is responsible for his/her own transportation to school sites. This position will assist with the Arts Festival and other Education duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

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

  • Assisting with outreach for ARTS program
  • Transporting self to Schools for ARTS tours that are to be held in school.
  • Coordination of scheduling ARTS Tours Program
  • Working with Education Director to create ARTS art projects and write tour outlines
  • 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 ARTS 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. Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • 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. Must have reliable transportation.
  • CPR Certified
  • fluent in another language a plus!
  • may be asked to have a background check


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENT OF THIS POSITION:

ARTS Guide and Coordinator must:

  • Be able to speak to large groups
  • Be able to drive own vehicle to schools
  • Be able stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift heavy objects (50#, materials for ARTS tours)


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.


BENEFITS:

Full time positions with generous PTO plan and Health & Dental Benefits. SALARY: $13.00/hour and DOE

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified Candidates please submit your resume with a cover letter with salary requirement to . Place 'ARTS Coordinator Candidate' in subject line. Thank you.


CLOSING DATE: May 31, 2015 or until filled


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Summer 2015 Internship Program

June 1 - August 7, 2015

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

The 2015 summer interns will support the Education, Events & Volunteer, Development, and Ceramics Departments on predetermined tasks which will be assigned by the Department Managers. Applicants are permitted to apply for up to three positions by ranking them in order of preference (on application). Strong applicants will be interviewed and selected based on education, previous experience, area of interest, and general enthusiasm about the program.

The internship will require 20 hours per week. A set schedule will be determined during orientation in consultation with your intern manager. Hours will steadily increase as we approach our annual Fundraising Gala and Arts Festival (up to 40 hours per week).

In order to apply for this program, you must be available to work full-time for the dates below:

  • July 27th - August 2nd
  • Kimball Art Center Gala: Thursday, July 30
  • Park City Kimball Arts Festival: Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2
* Interns are required to work full days or extended hours during the above events.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have experience and/or interest in the departments listed above.
  • Intern applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • All applicants must possess: organizational skills, professional demeanor, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to juggle multiple projects, work under pressure, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with staff, visitors, and the community.
  • Interns should be comfortable and willing to work with children, adults, community patrons, and be cooperative with KAC staff.
  • A general interest in the visual arts is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in photography, graphic design, and social media outlets are preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must be able to lift 50lbs and have the ability to work comfortably on their feet all day.

BENEFITS:

  • 1 Free KAC art class
  • 1 Free KAC Summer Studio Membership
  • Free entry into Park City Arts Festival
  • Entry into Member Openings
  • Opportunity to work with professional artists and those working in the arts fields

DEPARTMENTS:

Below is a brief description of each department offering a 2015 Summer Internship. We do our best to match an applicant’s experience and skills with department’s needs.

Education: Interns will have the opportunity to work with the Education Director, Education Program Manager, A.R.T.S. Tour Coordinator, and Ceramics Studio Manager, learning how we all work together to serve the community in arts education and programming. There will be hands on opportunities to work with kids, teens, and adults in an art studio setting. Interns will also learn about our education outreach programs (A.R.T.S., EVA and YAA). Interns will learn valuable communication skills during the internship, as the Education Department works closely with the Exhibitions Department, Development Department, Marketing Department, and Events Department in order to successfully run our programs.

Ceramics: Interns in ceramics will assist the Ceramics Studio Manager in all operations of the Kimball Clay Studio. The Kimball Clay Studio offers 2 electric kilns, 1 high fire gas kiln, 12 wheels, slab roller, 1 extruder and all other equipment and supplies needed for in-depth explorations in the ceramics arts. Ceramics studio interns are expected be able to dedicate 10-15 hours of work per week to the Kimball Clay Studio.

Events & Volunteers: The Events & Volunteer Intern will assist the Events and Volunteer Coordinator with projects surrounding our annual Arts Festival and Gala. The Intern will work closely with his or her supervisor to support organizing, managing, recruiting, and communicating with Arts Festival volunteers. Additionally, the intern will be involved with the planning and execution of our Gala and Arts Festival, and have exposure to other departments and projects.

Development: The Development Intern will act as an extension of the Development and Marketing Teams. Tasks will include, but are not limited to: collecting content that will be used for marketing and grant fulfillment; assist with the promotion of the Strong Auto Group Car Opportunity Drawing; and become proficient in our event auction software. Applicants should be aware that they may spend their time in different departments.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please fill out our online application available at: kimballartcenter.wufoo.com

2015 Internship Application

Please provide the following information in the online application where requested:

  • Departmental Choices
    Your top three departmental preferences.
  • Resume
    Your resume / curriculum vitae.
  • Cover Letter
    Please copy and paste a cover letter addressing why you are interested in an internship at the Kimball Art Center.
  • References
    Please provide the contact information of two professional or academic references. Make sure to include the following details: name, title, telephone number, email address, and a description of their relationship to you (no family members, please).

All internship applications are due by May 1st.

Internship will begin on June 1st and end on August 7th.

If you have any questions, please contact


Art Instructors


The Kimball Art Center is looking for qualified, talented, part time art instructors to teach visual art media workshops and extended classes to a variety of age groups (1.5 years of age - adults). Our art studios accommodate most media, however please be specific with space requirements and technical equipment requirements when submitting an application. Compensation: pending experience, hourly starting at $18.50. Must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Teaching experience only, please.

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in teaching at the Kimball Art Center, please submit a current resume, a cover letter describing what media you are interested in teaching, basic lesson plan, desirable age group, 3 professional references, and artist portfolio (at least 5 images of your work). Please submit these requirements in PDF format to:


Portfolio images may be attached in JPEG format.

You may also submit all requirements via mail:

Jocelyn Scudder
Education Program Manager
P.O. Box 1478
Park City, UT 84060.

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