Department: College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA)
Programming and Engagement Coordinator
The George Mason University Center for the Arts seeks qualified candidates for the Programming and Engagement Coordinator position. The position is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of artist engagements (including performances and residencies) for the Center for the Arts. Primary responsibilities include coordinating events in the Great Performances at Mason Series, Family Series, as well as College of Visual and Performing Arts special initiatives, in collaboration with Center for the Arts Programming, Production, and Marketing Departments, Mason academic units, and local community partners. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Serves as liaison between George Mason University, Center for the Arts and contracted artists and/or artist representatives, ensuring exceptional experience to visiting artists while fulfilling contractual obligations;
Supervises arrangements for visiting artists travel, lodging, local transportation, hospitality and logistics for on and off-campus activities for all artists contracted by the Center for the Arts;
Assists Programming Manager in design and implementation of educational and engagement activities in conjunction with Center for the Arts artistic programming;
Participates in regular staff, event and production meetings. Facilitate coordination between the programming and production departments for effective overall management; and
Supervises Artist Services wage staff and intern.
Bachelor’s degree in a performing arts discipline or arts administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Must have a valid driver’s license;
Ability to manage details and deadlines;
Strong interpersonal skills including both written and oral communications;
General computer skills in PC operating systems and software; and
Experience in the performing arts, particularly in a multidisciplinary presenting venue.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46218
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