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South Arts issues RFP for exhibition in Columbia

Application deadline: Nov. 9, 2018


South ArtsOur partner South Arts is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to work as the South Arts State Fellowship and Southern Prize Program Exhibition Coordinator. The coordinator is a six-month contract position which manages the Fellowship and Prize exhibition. It may be renewed for future cycles based on the satisfaction of both South Arts and the coordinator. This exhibit is a new element of the South Arts State Fellowships and Southern Prize: each of the nine selected artists will be included in an exhibit in Columbia, the site of the 2019 awards ceremony. The Hub will have more information about the South Arts Southern Prize and its State Fellowships next week.
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Chicora Voices looking for executive director

Application deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018


Chicora Voices in Greenville is seeking a part-time executive director to manage operations and strategic execution. He/she is responsible for overseeing fundraising efforts, community outreach, marketing, and organizational administration. This role reports to the board of directors. Chicora Voices Executive Director is responsible for several core functions:
  • Financial performance and fundraising
  • Organizational operations
  • Community outreach and marketing
  • Board of directors responsibilities
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree; knowledge of fundraising strategies, specific to non-profit and arts organizations; ability to work independently, as well as engage volunteer and donor groups; strong written communication, oral communication, and presentation skills. Please click here to learn more and find out how to apply. 

Not familiar with Chicora Voices?

Chicora Voices is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides six single-gender choirs for boys, girls, young women and young men of Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina. The choirs perform independently and together as an ensemble. The mission of Chicora Voices is to provide a premier choral experience for young people of Greenville and the surrounding communities. These are our goals as we work to accomplish our mission:
  • To provide high quality musical training in the choral setting that promotes music literacy and healthy singing habits.
  • To achieve artistic excellence in musical performances.
  • To develop self-discipline in an environment promoting mutual respect.
  • To promote a lifelong appreciation and enjoyment of choral music.
  • To provide need-based scholarships to deserving students.

Two arts jobs open in Spartanburg

Want to help others enjoy arts experiences and get paid for it? Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg is hiring for two positions. Read brief descriptions of each below, and then go here to get full information, including how to apply. Best of luck!


Facilities Maintenance Technician

The facilities maintenance technician “FMT” is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of CCC including but not limited to oversight of structural, mechanical and electrical, IT, plumbing systems, and grounds. The FMT is responsible for a continuous inspection of the facilities for operating efficiencies. FMT provides light repairs/maintenance, janitorial, and event set-up and support.

Theatre Services Manager

The theatre services manager is responsible for the daily operation and management of the CCC Ticket Office and guest services, including all services involving theatre management, and for providing courteous and prompt service to ticket office clientele and customers, including VIPs, members of the community, and our resident partners. (Here's that link again.)

Florence Little Theatre seeks Business Administrator

Florence Little Theatre is looking for its next business administrator. The position calls for a salaried, "at-will" employee working evenings and weekend hours during productions and classes. The person chosen for the position will have administrative and production responsibilities. A listing of those and instructions on how to apply can be found here. A deadline to apply was not given.


The Organization

Florence Little Theatre provides excellence in theatre entertainment and education in an environment of friendliness and mutual respect, which encourages community participation and support. Now in its 95th year, the Florence Little Theatre is more committed than ever to the pursuit of this mission, with a strategy to reach all segments of the community and to realize its full potential as a regional and educational resource for the theatre arts. FLT's Mission Statement • To provide excellence in live theatre entertainment • To reach out to the entire community, thereby, ensuring a diverse volunteer participation • To educate people of all ages in the skills of live theatre and encourage them to reach their full potential as they participate in productions • To introduce the youth in our local schools to the art of live theatre through our Children’s Theatre program • To provide the best professional and volunteer leadership at all levels of the theatre’s operation • To maintain good stewardship of finances so that contributors and supporters can be assured of the financial integrity of the Theatre

Open arts jobs in Richland, Horry counties

Town Theatre, set to begin its centennial season in Columbia next month, is looking for help in the technical side of the house. The theatre is seeking a part-time assistant technical director. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre including set design, construction, lighting and sound. Town Theatre is embarking on its 100th season of operation with a heavy emphasis on musicals. Generally, the theatre produces five main stage shows during the season (September to May), a large summer main stage musical, two to three youth theatre productions as well as various special event shows. The theatre itself is a proscenium stage theatre with a fly system. Sets are built onsite in a workshop and on the stage. Town Theatre values the ability of all staff to work in and promote a harmonious work environment. Preferred skills include, but are not limited to carpentry, overhead rigging, stage electrics, scenic painting and sound/audio tech experience. Application deadline: Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. For additional duties and other pertinent information, go here. (Ed. note: The Hub will have more on the theatre's exciting centennial season closer to its first production, which coincides with the application deadline for this posting.)


And Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach is looking for an audience engagement manager. The part time administrative position is responsible for marketing that will create awareness of and promote the Long Bay Symphony and its programs within the Grand Strand community. As a part of community engagement, the position would manage the "Musicians in the Schools" program within the public school districts of Horry and Georgetown Counties. A bachelor's degree is required. At least 1-3 years work related experience and a music and/or education background preferred. An application deadline was not listed. Please go here to find duties and requirements.

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North Charleston seeks teaching artists for elementary after-school program

Application deadline: Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 Thanks to the dedication of Mayor Summey and city council, North Charleston has been committed to providing after school programs in public elementary schools within city limits since 2008. One component of these programs is to provide arts enrichment classes through the city’s cultural arts department. The department provides a multi-disciplined roster of artists to teach these classes and is currently seeking artists to offer instruction in the program for the 2018/19 school year. Local artists in all disciplines with a willingness to share their talents and an ability to instruct elementary age students are invited to apply for the part-time, contracted positions by Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. There is a particular need for teaching artists in dance, music, theatre, and creative writing. The parameters for the After School Arts Enrichment Program are as follows:

1) Time Commitment: Program dates are Sept. 4, 2018, through June 6, 2019. Teaching artists offer instruction at their assigned site twice a week for two months, which equals 16 days of class activities. Instruction takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Timeframe includes one (1) hour for class activity and 30 minutes prep/clean-up time for a total of 1.5 hours each visit (3 hours total each week). Cultural Arts requests a minimum two-month commitment from participating artists. Artists able to serve longer are rotated to a new site after each two-month term and may serve up to two sites each term, depending on need/availability.

2) Site Details: Eleven elementary schools in North Charleston are identified program sites. Class size will vary at each site. Teaching artists should anticipate working with an average of 30 students at a time. Each site has at least one staff member in the class to assist with the children.

3) Rate of Pay: $20/hour. Cultural Arts provides materials. A limited supply budget is available depending on the needs of the arts discipline. All disciplines are approved for 1.5 hours per day for a total of 3 hours per week.

To ensure the safety of the children, background checks are required for all teaching artists selected to participate in the program. Interested artists should submit samples of their work (images, sound clips, videos, etc.) along with a current résumé or CV by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Application materials may be emailed to kyeadon@northcharleston.org or mailed to the attention of Krystal Yeadon at City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC, 29419-9016. For more information about the After School Arts Enrichment program, or the department’s other programs, exhibits, and events, visit the Arts & Culture section of the city’s website or call 843-740-5854.
MEDIA CONTACT: Ann Simmons, Deputy Director City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department 843.740,5854 | culturalarts@northcharleston.org

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Development, education positions open at Halsey Institute

Halsey InstituteThe Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art submitted two job openings to The Hub for applicants to join a fast-growing contemporary art organization and bring innovative and adventurous programming to the Charleston community. We've combined them into one post. Best of luck!


Development Director

Closing date: Aug. 27, 2018 (Official posting on CofC.edu) Develops, presents and implements a comprehensive marketing and development plan for the Halsey Institute. Works with Institutional Advancement, Division of Marketing and Communication, the School of the Arts leadership, etc. to promote the Institute, cultivate new donors and grow the Halsey Institute’s membership. Represents the Halsey Institute’s membership program in the broader community and to other arts organizations. Also:
  • Works with Halsey and School of the Arts leadership to develop, promote and implement an annual calendar of events, appeals, and programs to engage the gallery donors, members, and the local community to achieve fundraising goals. Strategically leverages the gallery resources to support solicitation and stewardship goals. Develops and oversees all donor appreciation and acknowledgment activities (approx. 15 per year), membership drives and stewardship efforts. Oversees membership related events and manages a portfolio of individuals, corporations, and organizations with donor potential. Creates targeted appeals.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and summarizes activities and success rates for the Director and Chief Curator. Consults with leadership to build strategic and tactical plans for setting and achieving annual giving goals. Uses data and best practices to forecast annual and long-term fundraising projections. Prepares and analyzes ad hoc and regular reports to predict trends and advise leadership.
  • Researches new grant opportunities and creates foundation and government grant proposals. Ensures compliance with existing grant parameters. Works closely with the Office of Grants and Research to ensure accurate and timely submissions, tracking, spending and reporting on all grants.
  • Responsible for managing and monitoring a variety of complex State, foundation and grant accounts.
  • To see additional duties, required skills/knowledge/abilities, salary range, and to apply, please click here.

Education Coordinator

Closing date: Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 Part-time, entry-level position, 20 hours a week with additional hours during periods of high activity. Job duties
  • Assist the Director of Public Affairs in the implementation of all educational programs.
  • Primary contact for tour booking and coordination process
  • Maintain calendar of tours booked
  • Lead guided exhibition tours
  • Assist in recruiting and training Halsey Institute tour guides
  • Identify and recruit potential new organizations, groups, and schools for participation in the guided tour program
  • Coordinate the evaluation process for educational programming to monitor tour success and develop improvements to programming
  • Assist, on a project-by-project basis, with the implementation of educational outreach initiatives
  • Manage the Halsey Institute Archives
  • Manage the Halsey Institute’s library, Biblioteca
  • Salary: $12.50 an hour
  • Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Education or related fields
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office products
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on several projects simultaneously
    • Strong time management skills
    • Strong public speaking skills
How to Apply Send a resume, cover letter, and two references to the attention of Lizz Biswell, Director of Public Affairs at BiswellL@cofc.edu.
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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Arts job opportunity: Engaging Creative Minds in Charleston

Engaging Creative Minds (ECM) in Charleston is seeking a full time Operations Coordinator to work closely with ECM’s Education Coordinator and oversee the operations of all in-school, outreach and summer camp experiences. 


Position Summary

Operations Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with Education Coordinator to fulfill the following responsibilities:
  • Prepare and maintain updated paperwork and employee files for all full time, part time and seasonal staff, including interns and volunteers.
  • Prepare, submit and manage all insurance paperwork, including workers comp annual reports.
  • Manage all volunteers, interns and staff to ensure success at all outreach events, in-school programs and summer camps. Be Point of Contact for all volunteers and interns before, during and after events.
  • Recruit and onboard new volunteers and interns for outreach, summer camp and Charleston Marathon (ECM’s annual fundraiser).
  • Pick up the mail at our PO box and sort/distribute to ECM staff daily.
  • Enter and track bills and employee mileage/reimbursements in bill.com.
  • Enter and track Art Partner invoices and reimbursements in bill.com.
  • General Office: Organize tracking systems for optimal efficiency, Point of Contact for landlord and all contracted work, including but not limited to, IT services, web hosting, equipment leases, legal (trademarks, etc.) and updated licenses for ECM and Charleston Marathon.  Maintain inventory and purchase office supplies, equipment and furniture as needed.
  • Order all program materials for in-school, summer and outreach events.
  • File/renew taxes, insurance, memberships and registrations for ECM and Charleston Marathon.
  • Work directly with facilities management departments and/or summer feeding programs to ensure streamlined operations during summer camps and outreach events.
  • Work with the Director of Development, Strategy and Communications and Education Coordinator to manage and coordinate ECM’s volunteer responsibilities at the Charleston Marathon.
  • Work with the Director of Development, Strategy and Communications and Education Coordinator to manage and coordinate school performers at the Charleston Marathon.
Email letter of interest and résumé to ECM’s Executive Director Robin Berlinsky: robin@engagingcreativeminds.org.

About Us

The mission of Engaging Creative Minds is to inspire the creative and innovative potential of all students to achieve academically and become imaginative, adaptable, and productive adults resulting in stronger communities and an increasingly competitive South Carolina workforce.  For more information about ECM, please visit www.engagingcreativeminds.org.

Greenville Center for Creative Arts issues call for instructors

Greenville Center for Creative Arts is currently seeking proposals from teaching artists for fall 2018 class sessions. They are looking for artists doing interesting work who are also excellent teachers. GCCA instructors include both working artists and professional educators who possess a willingness to communicate technique and process, strong technical skills, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to teach classes that are open to a range of skill levels, from intermediate to advanced. Proposals can range from six-week classes to one-day, two-day and three-day workshops. Interested? GCCA suggests taking a look at the 2018/2019 class session schedule and their upcoming deadlines for instructor proposals (below). For more information and/or to submit a proposal, click here. Director your questions to Art School Director Liz Rundorff Smith at liz@artcentergreenville.org or call 864.735.3948.


FALL 2018
  • Instructor Proposals Deadline: June 21, 2018
  • Fall Session I: Sept. 10 - Oct. 21, 2018 | Fall Session II: Oct. 29 - Dec. 8, 2018
WINTER 2019
  • Instructor Proposals Deadline: Oct. 18, 2018 
  • Winter Session I: Jan. 7 - Feb. 17, 2019 | Winter Session II: Feb. 25 - April 7, 2019
SPRING 2019
  • Instructor Proposals Deadline: Jan. 17, 2019
  • Spring Session: April 16 - May 25, 2018

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City of North Charleston seeks new artist-in-residence for FY18/19

Application deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018 Each fiscal year, the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department contracts a professional visual artist to serve as the city’s artist-in-residence (AIR). The department is currently seeking to fill the position for fiscal year 2018/2019. The city’s artist-in-residence serves as a key resource for the department’s outreach programs, especially in the area of art instruction. The selected artist will share his/her unique skills, talents, and experiences by providing free visual art residencies, workshops, and demonstrations to public schools, recreation facilities, and community groups within the city limits of North Charleston. Local visual artists with a willingness to share their talents and an ability to work with students of all ages are invited to apply for the part-time, contracted position by Friday, June 29, 2018. At the written request of art teachers and school liaisons, the AIR will conduct visual art residencies at North Charleston schools throughout the 2018/2019 school year. Additional workshops will be coordinated at the request of community groups, as well as during the 2019 North Charleston Arts Fest. The AIR will also offer instruction during the department’s summer arts camps in June 2019. In addition, the AIR will present an exhibition of his/her work at the North Charleston City Gallery from Dec. 2018 through Jan. 2019. Additional exhibition opportunities are available during the North Charleston Arts Fest in May. Past artists who served in the position include:

  • Camela Guevara (2017/18),
  • Caroline M. Self (2016/17),
  • Daryle Halbert (2015/16),
  • Alexandra Roberts (2014/15),
  • Charlynn Knight (2013/14),
  • Kristy Bishop (2012/13),
  • Lori Starnes Isom (2011/12),
  • Deborah Meyer (2010/11),
  • and Robert Maniscalco (2009/10).
Rate of pay for this part-time, contracted position is $25 an hour for up to 300 hours completed from Aug. 2018 through June 2019. Program supplies are provided. A background check is required. Interested artists should submit quality photographs or digital images of their work along with a current résumé or CV by 5 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018. Application materials may be emailed to kyeadon@northcharleston.org or mailed to the attention of Krystal Yeadon at City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC, 29419-9016. For more information about the Artist-in-Residence program, or the department’s other programs, exhibits, and events, visit the Arts & Culture section of the City’s website at www.northcharleston.org or call 843-740-5854. Photo by Matthew Henry from Burst