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Printing Joan Brown

Please join us for a presentation by Don Farnsworth of Magnolia Editions, who will share the working process of Joan Brown.

Image: Joan Brown, Golden Gate, 1987
Woodcut and lithograph
36 x 26 ¼ in.
Edition: 80
Magnolia Editions
Courtesy Magnolia Editions and the Estate of Joan Brown

 

 

Opening Reception for Fall Exhibitions

Please join us for the Opening Reception of our Fall Exhibitions—Joan Brown: In Living Color; Earth, Wind, and Fire; and Pogo Park: A New Model for Community Transformation.

Left: Chester Arnold, Histories, 2010, Oil on linen
Center: Joan Brown, Model with Foot on Table, Acrylic, graphite, and ink on paper, 1973. Courtesy of the Estate of Joan Brown
Right: Pogo Park, Yellow Brick Road Totem Pole

See & Make Art

Join us on the last Saturday afternoon of each month! Meet us at the Library for a story, make some art, then head over to the galleries to enjoy our latest exhibition.

Open to all ages. Families welcome.

Please meet the group in the Madeline F. Whittlesey Community Room at the Richmond Public Library, Main Branch (325 Civic Center Plaza) and we’ll walk as a group over to the Art Center.

Studio Glass: Trends and Influences Panel Discussion

We are pleased to host Studio Glass: Trends and Influences in conjunction with our Summer Exhibition, Glass Currents. Please join us in this discussion about current trends in glass art.
The panelists participating are:
Dorothy Saxe
Joe Morel
Randy Strong
Steven Aldrich
JoAnn Edwards, the Director of the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, will be the moderator.
This event is free and open to the public.

We’re Hiring: Human Resources Manager

Position: Human Resources Manager
Part-time, non-exempt position
Flexible work schedule

Supervisor:  Executive Director

Overview/ Essential Duties:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the oversight of Human Resources administrative functions and takes the lead in fostering a work environment that supports all staff individually and as members of the Art Center team. The HR Manager helps promote high employee morale through fostering an environment of respect, teamwork, and professionalism.  

Responsibilities:

  • Promote an organizational culture that fosters cooperation, communication, teamwork and trust
  • Lead regular review of Art Center’s human resources policies, procedures and practices.
  • Oversee annual performance evaluation process and support professional development planning for all employees.
  • Develop and foster an environment to maximize employee growth and retention
  • Work with Operations Manager in employee recruitment process to interview stage in coordination with the supervisor for the posted position.
  • Work with Finance Director and Operations Manager in overseeing new employee orientations to ensure that new employees understand established policies and procedures.
  • Oversee sexual harassment prevention training.
  • Ensure all HR postings and notifications are in accordance with the law
  • Provide mediation and conflict resolution for Art Center employees; Partner with supervisors to resolve employee conflicts and situations in a timely and thorough manner

Qualifications:  

  • BA/BS degree with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in responsible HR, in nonprofit organizations or equivalent education and experience
  • Strong background, and training in Human Resources management, including current knowledge labor law and HR protocol
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication and mediation skills within a cross-cultural and intergenerational environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate and prioritize activities with attention to detail and independent follow through.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and Word skills.
  • Comfortable using the Google Suite (Docs, Sheets & File Share)

About the Richmond Art Center: 

A non-profit organization, the Richmond Art Center has provided 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions for the East Bay region. The Art Center’s mission is to be a dynamic arts organization that empowers and transforms individuals and the community through creative exploration, experience and education. The largest Art Center in the East Bay, the 1951 vintage modern facility is part of Richmond’s Civic Center Plaza and receives partial funding from the City of Richmond. The Art Center offers one of the most extensive schedules of exhibitions and art instruction programs in the East Bay, presenting 14 to 16 exhibitions in four galleries and providing 50-60 art classes and workshops in six studios four times a year to 450-500 students each quarter, ages 5 and up of all skill levels. In addition, the Art Center reestablished its Art in the Community program in 2012, providing after school art experiences to schools and various community centers, engaging nearly 1700 underserved student age children. The Art Center has over 600 members, 100 volunteers, 11 full-time and four part-time staff. The Center has an operating budget of just over $1.3 million.  

To apply, please submit the following materials via email:
Resume and a cover letter introducing yourself, stating how your work experience qualifies you for this position, how this opportunity supports your career goals, and specifying experience you have had in a role that cultivates a positive and collaborative workplace culture. Also include the names and contact information for three professional references. Open until filled.

Send all materials to jobsapp@nulltherac.org

Compensation & Benefits: 10-14 hours a week $32-$35 per hour
DOE, includes prorated vacation, sick, and holidays
The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and respects differences. 

Principals only. Recruiters please don’t contact this job poster.

Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

We’re Hiring: Operations Manager

Position:  Operations Manager (OM)
Full Time, non-exempt position
Supervisor:   Executive Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Front Desk Administrative Staff supervision
  • IT oversight
  • Event support
  • Facilities and Grounds oversight

Overview/ Essential Duties:

We’re looking for a talented, hands on administrator to join our creative and passionate team at the Richmond Art Center, where we’re proud to have provided over 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions in the East Bay.

The Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Front Desk Administrative Support. has oversight responsibilities for Facilities, IT, and coordination of support for Art Center events. The Operations Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of the Art Center executive team.

In addition, the Operations Manager provides oversight of various aspects of customer service, operations, and event planning.   Finally, the Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring that the IT, facilities are safe, maintained, and serviced in a prompt manner. The position supervises one full time (Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator) and three-part time employees (Customer Service Coordinator Assistant, and two facilities assistants).

The Operations Manager is a key team member in developing and implementing the Administrative departmental budget, and the strategic plan as it relates to internal operations

Responsibilities:

Administrative and Operations

  • Recruit, evaluate, and train operations staff
  • Oversees all aspects of Customer Service ensuring a welcoming, safe, and informative environment.
  • Supervise the Visitor Services/ Volunteer Coordinator to manage the volunteer program including the recruiting, training and scheduling of volunteers, interns and Community Service workers
  • Ensure that there are standard operating procedures for all administrative positions
  • Oversee management of database system and completeness of reports.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring administrative budget
  • Oversee the acquisition of office supplies and arrange maintenance of office equipment
  • Work with the Finance Director in conducting background checks of chosen prospects.
  • Work with the Finance Director in conducting new employee orientations to ensure that new employees understand established policies and procedures; Issue keys, email addresses and alarm codes.
  • Work with Finance Director in overseeing the sexual harassment prevention training and IT training.
  • Manage IIPP (Injury & Illness Prevention Program), including occupational safety and health standards and practices in keeping with the law.

IT Oversight

  • Manage set-up of appropriate work spaces including computers, email access, telephone
  • Be the point person for all IT software and hardware, telephone, alarm systems and other equipment needs, ensuring repair and maintenance takes place in a timely manner
  • Manage internal information system including Google docs, calendars

Events

  • Work with key staff and a board committee to assure that necessary resources are available
  • Manage all logistical aspects of events working with staff and external partners, from event setup to takedown
  • Supervise the arrangement of audio/visual systems and appropriate furnishings for events

Facilities and Grounds

  • Supervise facilities and grounds maintenance and cleaning schedule
  • Support the Facility Coordinator; Order supplies, maintaining necessary inventory
  • Serve as the primary contact with the City of Richmond for facility, telephone and equipment repairs
  • Manage facilities rentals program including calendar management and provision of needed equipment.
  • Implement and update the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and oversee prescribed training sessions for staff and Volunteers.
  • Oversee Safety Committee

 Other

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications:  

  • BA/BS degree with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in progressively more responsible administrative, office, and operations management positions in nonprofit organizations or equivalent education and experience
  • Experience in coordinating and overseeing public events
  • Strong experience in supervision of administrative and operations staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate and prioritize a number of activities with attention to detail and independent follow through.
  • Experience with IT management/oversight, including both MAC and PC operating systems
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and Word skills and knowledge of database systems
  • Facilities safety and IIPP (Injury & Illness Prevention Program) experience
  • Comfortable using the Google Suite (Docs, Sheets & File Share)

About the Richmond Art Center: 

A non-profit organization, the Richmond Art Center has provided 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions for the East Bay region. The Art Center’s mission is to be a dynamic arts organization that empowers and transforms individuals and the community through creative exploration, experience and education. The largest Art Center in the East Bay, the 1951 vintage modern facility is part of Richmond’s Civic Center Plaza and receives partial funding from the City of Richmond. The Art Center offers one of the most extensive schedules of exhibitions and art instruction programs in the East Bay, presenting 14 to 16 exhibitions in four galleries and providing 50-60 art classes and workshops in six studios four times a year to 450-500 students each quarter, ages 5 and up of all skill levels. In addition, the Art Center reestablished its Art in the Community program in 2012, providing after school art experiences to 21 schools and various community centers, engaging nearly 2000 underserved student age children. The Art Center has over 600 members, 100 volunteers, 12 full-time and four part-time staff. The Center has an operating budget of just over $1.4 million.

To apply, please submit the following materials via email:
Resume and a cover letter introducing yourself, stating how your work experience qualifies you for this position, how this opportunity supports your career goals. Also include the names and contact information for three professional references. Open until filled.

Send all materials to jobsapp@nulltherac.org
Compensation & Benefits: $20-$22 per hour.
DOE, includes vacation, sick, holidays and contribution to group health plan.
The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and respects differences.

Art Center closed

The Richmond Art Center will be closed from Sunday, July 2 through Tuesday, July 4. We’ll look forward to seeing you after the holiday!

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, California 94804
510.620.6772

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