DiverseWorks Seeks CALL Program Legacy Specialist (Deadline April 22)
Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) is a program of the Joan Mitchell Foundation and administered by DiverseWorks that provides support to visual artists in creating comprehensive documentation of their artworks and careers. The Legacy Specialist is a part-time on-the-job training position that builds skills related to basic archiving practices and the handling of art works for the purposes of documentation, cataloging, and storage.
Over the course of approximately one year and while working closely with the CALL Project Manager and DiverseWorks staff, the Legacy Specialist will assist selected visual artists in Houston with the following:
o documenting works of art
o inventorying existing records and works of art
o digitizing records
o assisting with storage solutions within the artist's working environment
o working with artists to set goals, prioritize tasks and track progress
o using a specialized database to create a comprehensive record of their artistic practice
Hours: average 6 per week
Compensation: 17 dollars per hour
Preferred or required qualifications:
o Experience as practicing visual artist
o Bachelor's degree in arts related field required, Master's degree in arts related field preferred
o Flexible schedule
o Strong organizational abilities
o Excellent communication skills
o Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and other basic computer skills
o Experience with photography, Photoshop, and/or web design desirable
Application Deadline: Monday, April 22
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references with contact information (as attachments, preferably PDFs) via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please.
DiverseWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
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