Arts at MIT

77 Massachusetts Ave 10-183
Cambridge, MA 02139
arts.mit.edu

Date Posted:
July 31, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Part-Time

Temporary Arts Researcher

Description:
We invite you to apply for a temporary position with the Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) production team in Fall 2019, with the potential to extend to Spring 2020.

Are you interested in arts research and administration? Then join us!

CAST is looking for temporary part-time support 8-10 hours per week ($20/hour) starting in September 2019. This position is ideally suited for those interested in pursuing a career in arts administration and/or artist management.

The individual will work closely with the Producers on documenting interdisciplinary arts projects produced by the Center for Art, Science & Technology.

Responsibilities vary according to the interests of the individual as well as the Center's immediate needs and workflow during the time period of the temporary position.


Tasks include:

  • Compiling and organizing documentation on visiting artist and faculty projects

  • Assisting staff members as needed in areas including research, project documentation, and reporting

  • Administrative duties including compiling and maintaining artist files, writing and reporting project logistics and activities, and distributing updates to production and communications teams

  • Updating text and images on established website pages

  • Data entry including identifying and implementing data clean-up projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently and keep documentation clear and up-to-date

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Interest in multidisciplinary art and performance

  • Fluency in oral and written communication

  • Experience working in arts administration preferred

How To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to:


Katherine Higgins

Producer, MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology

higginsk@mit.edu

No calls please


Apply by:
August 30, 2019
Salary:
$20/hour
About this Organization:
The Arts at MIT connect creative minds across disciplines and encourage a lifetime of exploration and self-discovery. They are rooted in experimentation, risk-taking and imaginative problem-solving. The arts strengthen MIT’s commitment to the aesthetic, human, and social dimensions of research and innovation. Artistic knowledge and creation exemplify our motto — mens et manus, mind and hand. The arts are essential to MIT’s mission to build a better society and meet the challenges of the 21st century.