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Who We Are

Employment Opportunities

Beck Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Development
The Director of Development manages three full-time staff and one part-time grant-writer, and is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating a comprehensive development program to maximize contributed income in support of the mission of Beck Center for the Arts.

As a member of Beck Center’s senior management team, the Development Director works with board volunteers in planning and executing all annual, sponsorship, capital, endowment, and planned giving programs, as well as overseeing fundraising events and galas. The Development Director is also responsible for overseeing grant applications to federal, state, and local government agencies that provide arts funding; and researching and applying to private foundations and corporations that provide arts grants. The Development Director will recommend fund-raising policies and procedures to the President & CEO and Board with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.

We seek an individual with 5 plus years of comprehensive development experience, preferably including capital campaign and major gift fundraising, securing and stewarding gifts in a nonprofit environment. Must have experience managing people and budgets, computer skills, good writing and communication skills, and be detail-oriented. Must have proven ability to work independently in an organized and results-oriented manner.

We offer a fun and flexible working environment with a unique arts and education mission. To apply in confidence, please send your resume, along with your current or desired salary range, to Lucinda.Einhouse@beckcenter.org

Visual Arts Instructor –Manga, Cartooning, Drawing (Part-Time)
Beck Center’s Visual Arts Education program seeks a dynamic teaching artist to lead manga classes as well as drawing and cartooning during the fall semester with the possibility of extending the teaching opportunity into future semesters. Classes to be taught this fall are Manga-style Cartooning (Beginner and Advanced), and possibly Drawing Fundamentals and Cartooning & Visual Storytelling. Through our cartooning classes, students hone their drawing skills, cultivate their own individual style, tell stories visually, and at the completion of the course bring home their own printed comics.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced cartooning artist with a proven ability to work with children as well as adults. Candidates should possess a strong focus in drawing fundamentals and have familiarity with Japanese styles and manga.

Qualifications A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in the art form. BA or MA in visual arts education preferred. Experience as a teacher in a school classroom and/or a community based program preferred. An articulate customer service oriented individual who works well with students, families, and colleagues. Excellent organizational skills with ability to be prepared to lead weekly classes that are educational with developmentally and age appropriate content. Hiring contingent upon passing a background check. Please submit samples of work.

Hours: Begins September 7 and runs through January 20 Thursdays 4:30-9:00 PM, Saturdays 1:00-4:30 PM

Pay Rate: A competitive hourly rate will be discussed with each potential candidate

To Apply:
We offer a fun and flexible working environment with a unique arts and education mission. To apply in confidence, submit resume and samples via e-mail to jfiring@beckcenter.org. No phone calls please.

Internships

Internships are posted as they become available. There are no internship opportunities at this time.

Beck Center for the Arts is more than a non-profit organization that combines professional theater with arts education. We create art experiences. We are committed to creating an arts experience that is as individual as the people we serve with eclectic performances to suit many tastes, education opportunities for all ages and abilities, community outreach, and free exhibitions.

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