Now Hiring: Artist of Color Council Coordinator

To apply, please email the following materials work@movementresearch.org with “Artists of Color Council Coordinator” in the subject line:

  • Statement of Interest (cover letter and/or video/audio recording, detailing your reasons for applying and suitability for this position).
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume.
  • References (name, title, organization, email, and phone number for 2–3 professional references).
  • Accommodations for the job interview (we can offer closed captions, live transcript, ASL interpretation, and audio description for the interview)
  • Virtually coordinate and administer monthly Artists of Color Council (AoCC) meetings, including quarterly vision meetings.
  • Communicate between AoCC, the Movement Research Director of Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion, Movement Research Staff, and Board Committee for Racial Equity (BCfRE) regarding organizational decisions supporting artists of color.
  • Attend monthly MR Staff meetings, periodic MR departmental meetings, and quarterly Board Committee for Racial Equity (BCfRE) meetings as a liaison between the AoCC and MR’s other organizational bodies, as well as other potential intermediary meetings that may arise.
  • Collaborate with the AoCC on developing sustainable template language for correspondence.
  • Schedule AoCC meetings and send scheduling and location reminders, take minutes, and prepare summary notes for distribution to the AoCC.
  • Ensures AoCC Council meeting notes and other Council documents are stored online in a clear way that is accessible to the Core.
  • Work with Marketing and Development Staff to update AoCC’s online presence, editing and proofreading marketing materials as needed.
  • Track attendance and maintain membership structure of the AoCC, which includes identifying potential Core Council members.
  • Maintain, update, and communicate with transparency to the Core Council about the AoCC budget in relation to the larger MR budget.
  • Work with AoCC, Executive Director, and Operations Manager to negotiate pay structures for Core Council members and to budget for special activities/events held by the AoCC.
  • Facilitate the AoCC selection of AoCC Curators of color for the fall and spring seasons of Movement Research at the Judson Church. For more information on this program, please visit the following webpage.
  • Orient AoCC Curators and curated artists, and facilitate communication between AoCC, AoCC Curators, and curated artists.
  • Attend AoCC Curators’ curated Judson performances as a support staff for the Curators and curated artists.
  • Communicate any feedback or inquiries regarding the AoCC’s work from the general public to the AoCC.
  • The AoCC intends to increase the number of public-facing events (currently virtual) it produces and on which it consults.
  • The AoCC is considering holding meetings in multiple New York City boroughs.
  • The AoCC intends to increase the number of MR departments with which it engages.
  • The AoCC seeks to increasingly engage multiple intersectional communities of color currently underrepresented in the AoCC, MR, and New York City.
  • Support and counsel on systems for assessing racial and cultural equity within MR’s programs and events.
  • Develop tools and strategies towards long-term institutional change, such as structural changes to programming and outreach, and strategies for future diversity initiatives.
  • Consult with MR Development Team on possible funding opportunities that directly support artists of color within MR Programs and AoCC.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in the professional nonprofit field, or commensurate experience.
  • Commitment to collective decision-making, building organizational structures and programming, and assessing institutional behaviors.
  • Strong communication, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of multiple organizing bodies.
  • Familiarity with Mac and Google platforms.
  • Leadership experience, investment, and/or interest in anti-racist activism, organizing for equity, organizational development, and/or diversity programming.
  • Leadership experience, investment, and/or interest in performance programming and curation, arts in education, and/or development and fundraising in the nonprofit field.
  • Leadership experience, investment, and/or interest in working directly with dance and performance artists.
  • Familiarity with Zoom, FileMaker Pro, and Excel.

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