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Monday, November 23, 2015

ART JOB: CERF+ is currently looking for a Director of Programs


The Artists’ Safety Net

CERF+, a national non-profit that provides a safety net to artists, through readiness, education and relief programs.

Through more than 30-years of programming, CERF+ has become a pioneer and leader in the emerging field of arts emergency management. We are seeking a dynamic director of programs who has the experience and skills to strengthen the impact of CERF+’s work as an “artist responder” and artist advocate, and to expand the visibility of its services, thereby, increasing the population of artists served. The position involves directing teams of CERF+ staff, board, and consultants, and collaborative work with other artist-focused organizations, arts agencies and relief providers, both in non-emergency and emergency periods.

The ideal candidate will be a creative individual with 10 years or more experience providing support services to professional artists, with at least five years at the executive/program manager level. Strong skills as a communicator, presenter, editor, and educator are essential. Other critical skills include proven ability to lead/coordinate in periods of crisis and familiarity with current trends and issues in sustaining a career in visual arts. Experience in the craft field a plus, but not required.

The deadline for applications is December 18, 2015.

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