Gallery Director

DVAA is seeking dynamic candidates for the regular part-time position of Gallery Director

This is an exciting time for arts programming in the Upper Delaware Valley/Sullivan Catskill region. With immense talent that is both locally based and engaged in the area, the arts are central part of our area’s identity. Our audiences are informed and curious, with a strong interest in high-caliber offerings. DVAA’s visual arts programming has served as one of our flagship programs since we were founded.

 

As DVAA’s Gallery Director you will be the primary manager and contact person for our Visual Arts programming and responsible for the coordination and implementation of year-round exhibitions, interpretive programming, and related projects that fall under the sphere of the Visual Arts. 

 

This job is right for you if your are innovative, energetic, personable, and passionate both about the visual arts and bringing compelling exhibitions and related programs to small and engaged communities.  If you are excited about contributing to a creative collaborative environment and have a background in exhibition installation and gallery management, we should talk.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

As Gallery Director, you will be responsible for:

In addition, in the role of Gallery Director you will be asked to provide support in DVAA’s overall programming that promotes the work of visual artists including:

Other responsibilities include:

Qualifications

You are right for the job if you possess strong skills in the following areas:

Familiarity with the following areas will be an even bigger plus:

Schedule

This is a two-day per week position with additional paid time for de/installation weeks.

Compensation commensurate on experience, plus reimbursements for work-related travel and expenses. Flex time is additionally offered to meet key deadlines and/or provide support at essential public events.

The position is performed on site at DVAA’s 37 Main Street location where safety guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 are followed. DVAA maintains a virtual work environment to accommodate for interruption of in-person workplace.  

About DVAA

Founded in 1976, DVAA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. Located in Narrowsburg, NY, DVAA supports artists and arts organizations in the Upper Delaware Valley and throughout Sullivan County, NY. DVAA presents engaging programs in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts.

Through year-round exhibitions and performances in the Tusten Theatre and Krause Hall as well as popular annual community arts events including the Big Eddy Film Festival and Riverfest, DVAA provides access and exposure to the arts amidst engaged and passionate audiences.

As the Arts Council of Sullivan County, DVAA is committed to advocating on behalf of and strengthening the County’s cultural community.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter and resume or C.V. (electronic submissions preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments. A portfolio demonstrating past relevant experience is also welcome.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue until a successful candidate is identified and selected. DVAA seeks to fill this position as soon as possible.

All applications and inquiries should be directed to jobs@delawarevalleyartsalliance.org.

The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

Organization:

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance

Location:

Narrowsburg, NY

Job Type:

Regular Part-time

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Compensation:

$20- $22 per hour, commensurate with experience.


Part-time staff receive  a paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day in addition to federal and observed holidays, and two paid sick days.

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