Job Title: Director of Community Impact
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Employee benefits package includes health insurance, paid time off, and 401k plan.
Salary Range: $41,000 - $55,000 annually
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 2460 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Reports to: Senior Director of Impact
Start date: ASAP
About ArtWorks: Now in its 25th year, ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that has pioneered public art and economic impact throughout the region with a mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. ArtWorks co-creates public art with community leaders that builds civic pride and beautifies the region, creating jobs for more than 300 artists annually, including youth ages 14-21, to earn a living wage. The economic empowerment and mentorship that ArtWorks provides leads to upward mobility, which is critically important for youth who come from underserved households and who are underemployed. Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed nearly 4,000 youth and 3,500 creative professionals. The organization has completed more than 14,000 public and private works of art, including public sculpture, light-based installations and more than 200 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. Now headquartered in Walnut Hills, ArtWorks is part of the burgeoning arts district in Cincinnati’s historic second downtown. Learn more at artworkscincinnati.org.
Job Description: ArtWorks seeks a Director of Community Impact to lead the research, planning, and execution for community-based initiatives, projects, and services to advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity.
This is an exciting opportunity to impact an amazing organization and support its growth, building on its strategic plan to expand community services. This role is a core leader in the organization, a member of the Impact team, and an important external face of the organization. This role will develop clearly defined services, manage budgets, and direct neighborhood public art and community engagement consulting, education, and planning.
Consistent engagement and outreach efforts will be required to build and sustain community relationships. This role requires someone adept in administration, project management, education, and public outreach. This also includes excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, an ability to lead, teach, and positively collaborate with others inside and outside of Artworks.
The ideal candidate will be mission-loving with a heart for making a tremendous impact on the community, youth, and the arts. A leading member of the Impact team collaborating closely with Creative Projects and Artist Impact Directors.
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ArtWorks, an equal opportunity employer is strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse team that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission.