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Visual & Film Arts Coordinator

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides arts & culture, health, and youth programs and supportive services to strengthen and support the LGBT community across seven counties in Eastern Pennsylvania. The Center is headquartered in a 13,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Hours: 16 hours per week, 10am-6pm Monday and Thursday with additional evening hours twice a month.

Position Summary: The Visual & Film Arts Coordinator is responsible for coordinating logistics for visual and film arts programs at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center.

This position works in collaboration with the Executive Director, Development Manager, and Curator, as well as with volunteers, to execute high-quality, leading-edge visual and film arts events at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center. Based on a thorough understanding of the importance of artistic expression for LGBT people, the Visual & Film Arts Coordinator provides critical staff support to existing programs of The Fine Art Galleries and The Reel Queer Film Series at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center. The Visual & Film Arts Coordinator also greets clients and visitors at the front entrance. The position reports to the Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate installation and take-down scheduling for the fine art galleries
  • Maintain artist contracts
  • Maintain art sales log
  • Coordinate with artists to receive price lists, artist statements, and bios in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with curator to ensure that materials are printed and installed by the install dates
  • Coordinate screening rights for Reel Queer Film Series
  • Coordinate post-film talk backs
  • Greet clients and visitors at the front entrance
  • Attend staff meeting as scheduled
  • Provide monthly written report to the Executive Director and reports as needed to the Development Manager for grant reporting purposes.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications and Characteristics

  • Energy, enthusiasm and motivation to ensure high-quality visual & film arts programs for the LGBT community in the Lehigh Valley.
  • Understanding of client confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to use technology to achieve results.
  • Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Prior experience in engaging historically underrepresented and marginalized communities, including LGBT community members and people living with HIV.
  • Demonstrated track record of setting and achieving goals.

Requirements

  • Must be able to work the stated hours
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelors degree preferred. Relevant work experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable
  • Knowledge of Google Drive, Excel, Powerpoint, and word processing
  • Knowledge and familiarity with LGBT visual and film arts
  • Understanding of the programmatic and direct service needs for an LGBT community-based organization
  • Cultural competency around LGBT communities
  • Spanish-language spoken and written proficiency is preferred but not required
  • Passion for LGBT arts & culture.
  • Child Abuse and criminal background checks are required for this position

Benefits/Compensation

This is a part-time position with a salary of $12.00 per hour. As a part-time position, this position is offered dental and vision insurance, an SEP/IRA retirement plan, vacation time, and credit union access. Excellent working environment in downtown Allentown, PA within close proximity of numerous restaurants and cafes, arts and culture organizations, and more.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

To apply for this position, please email your résumé, a responsive cover letter, and list of three references in ONE PDF document to: Sharon Brotzman, Administrative Manager, Sharon@bradburysullivancenter.org -- only complete applications will be reviewed.


Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities provide undergraduate and graduate students with high-quality experiential learning opportunities at an LGBT non-profit organization. Internships are open only to students enrolled or completing educational programs at accredited higher educational institutions. In order to provide a high-quality learning experience for our interns, our internship program requires that students intern for a minimum of 8 hours per week during the spring or fall semesters (12 week minimum) and 16 hours per week during the summer semester (9 weeks minimum). Interns at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center conclude their internships after learning transferable skills that are relevant for employment in many non-profit organizations.

We are currently accepting internship applications for Spring 2018 for all internships

Internship are accepted on a rolling basis

Pride Programs Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Pride Programs interns work directly with the Pride Programs Manager to plan and execute the annual pride festival and other pride programs, including the pride pageant. Interns learn transferable skills in event logistics for non-profit organizations.

Supportive Services Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Supportive Services interns work directly with the Supportive Services Coordinator to research, develop, and administer support groups meetings, community group meetings, HIV/STI testing, legal clinic, healthcare and medical marijuana enrollment services, and more for the LGBT community in the Lehigh Valley. Interns learn the process involved in implementing group support programs, peer discussion/community groups, measuring and analyzing community need, and scheduling programs. 

Training Institute Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Training Institute interns work directly with the Director of the Training Institute to research and prepare for trainings, assist with booking trainings, and assist during trainings. Interns learn the process involved in educating non-profit, government, healthcare, and education professionals about working with the LGBT community. 

Library Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study, but optimal for students in library science, English, history, gender studies or related fields. Library interns work directly with the Librarian to create and implement library programs, manage the library collection, create library engagement, and prepare for the annual book sale. Interns learn the process involved in managing a community-based library and creating literary-based programs for the LGBT community. 

Youth Programs Internship

Academic internship for a graduate student in a social work, nursing, counseling, psychology, public health, nutrition, gender studies, or related field of study. We are not currently accepting undergraduate interns for our youth program. Youth Program interns work directly with the Youth Programs Manager to support Project SILK Lehigh Valley, a recreational-based safe space for LGBT youth of color and their friends for healthy eating, active living, and HIV intervention purposes. Interns learn the process involved in youth empowerment programs, health promotion among targeted populations, and youth leadership development in the LGBT community.

Development Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Development interns work directly with the Development Manager to research and draft grant proposals, draft individual donor communication, and assist with fundraising events. This is a research and writing-intensive internship. Interns learn transferable skills in development for non-profit organizations.

Health Programs Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study, but optimal for students in social work, public health, nursing, psychology, gender studies or related fields. Health Programs interns work directly with the Health Programs and Supportive Services Manager to conduct health promotion outreach for tobacco, cancer, diabetes, and HIV prevention, help to research health disparities, and assist with organizing health related events. Interns learn the process involved in outreach, health disparity research, and event organizing. 

Application requirements:
Please send a resume, responsive cover letter, writing sample and an academic reference as one PDF document to Sharon@bradburysullivancenter.org

Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Only complete applications will be reviewed.