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Employment Opportunity: Project Manager for Grand Arts

Published July 24, 2013


Grand Arts has a position open for a Project Manager.

We are seeking a second of two full time project manager for a two-year position. The project managers, in collaboration with artists and curatorial staff, facilitate the production of art exhibitions and objects. Candidates must have solid fabrication skills and experience as well as knowledge and respect for shop courtesy and safety. Project Managers are responsible for the highest standard of art handling, production, packaging, shipping and crating. Grand Arts is a collaborative and creative environment; strong research, organization, time management and communication skills are required.

All applicants need to have a thorough working knowledge of contemporary art practices and media.

Facilities management is another important component of the Project Manager position. This includes managing the maintenance on the building, shop, green roof, apartment and vehicles as well as gallery facilities including lighting, HVAC, walls and tech equipment. Project Managers are responsible for overseeing the complex network of contractors, collaborators, builders and technicians associated with the space and the production of artwork. At least three years related work experience is required, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Some after-hours work and research-related travel will be required. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, and five professional references to:

Summer Farrar
Assistant Director
Grand Arts
1819 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

Examples of past projects are welcome. Apply immediately – the position will be posted until filled.