As a growing values-driven organization, Threewalls welcomes building new relationships, fostering partnerships, and working with like minded individuals to make our community stronger through arts and culture.
Co-Director of Programs
As a senior leadership position, the Co-Directors of Programs co-manages the programs team including interns and fellows. The Co-Directors of Programs, in partnership, oversee all aspects of programming in addition to the fellowship initiatives in partnership. The Co-Directors of Programs care for various parts of the organization with an understanding that each part impacts the overall organization. With this understanding, each Co-Director is responsible for an individual program, respectively.
Reports to Executive Director
Full-Time, 37.5 hours/week, 4 day work week, occasional evenings and weekends
Location: Chicago, Remote during COVID19 with an anticipated return to our physical office space in early 2022
Threewalls, an evolving Blk-space, fosters contemporary art practices that respond to lived experiences, encouraging connections beyond art. As an arts non-profit in Chicago, Threewalls practices values that support our daily operations, guide our decisions, and ultimately, tell our community who we are and how we move in the world. Some of our values include celebrating difference, collaboration and risk. Threewalls provides support to artists, produces innovative programming, and creates a space for artists and creatives to thrive.
The work of Threewalls rests firmly within a culture of care. A culture of intentionality, a culture of space, a culture of rootedness that centers humanity through the lens of art and relationship-building.
The ideal candidate is someone who leads with grace, love and care in the work of creating conditions in which artists, creatives and communities can thrive. They are someone who respects rigor and critical feedback in world building while being generative and not extractive. The ideal candidate believes in the different ways of beings, some of which is not tied to the current notion of the art world. Additionally, they are someone who can respond with the ebbs and flow, the fluidity and organic nature of how Threewalls responds to the artists, communities and world with and around us.
Lastly, the ideal candidate has respect for the nuances of Blackness and the intuitiveness of leadership within Threewalls.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills & Qualifications
Salary: $60K/year, dependent on funding
Benefits: $500 monthly health stipend, 2-months paid vacation (August and December), paid holidays, professional and leadership development support
The timeline for the interview process, subject to change, is as follows:
*Please note: Threewalls is closed for the month of August for vacation. There will be no engagement of the process during this time.
1. Please send a letter addressing your interest in the position and the possibilities of reimagination through the lens of art in Chicago
2. Please submit your CV or resume (no references at this time)
3. Please submit a two-page writing sample (no more than 2 pages, any topic/subject)
Please send all materials to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
For disabled individuals interested in applying, should you need further assistance, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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