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.


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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).
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  • 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


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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 Managager, A.R.T.S. 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 and the Program Manager.


Application:

The Kimball Art Center is accepting applications for summer intern (s) until Monday, May 5, 2014. Summer internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week. The internship runs Monday, June 2 through Friday, August 15, 2014.


Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter no later than Friday, May 5, 2014 to:

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

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education@kimballartcenter.org


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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

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exhibitions@kimballartcenter.org


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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 May 5, 2014. Summer internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 20 hours per week. The internship runs Monday, June 2 through Friday, August 15, 2014.


Send current resume or CV with references and cover letter no later than Monday May 5, 2014 to:

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

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membership@kimballartcenter.org

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


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