Oklahoma Contemporary

Coordinator of Studio School

The Coordinator of Studio School manages the daily operations of the studios in The Studios building and the classroom studios in the main building. They are responsible for staffing the welcome desk from Tuesday-Saturday during work and program hours at The Studios and supporting the operation, scheduling and coordination of access and use of all studio spaces in the main building and The Studios. The Coordinator of Studio School is the initial contact and informational resource for all visitors to The Studios, Studio School instructors, guest artists, students and prospective students.

During Studio School’s annual four eight-week sessions, the Coordinator of Studio School will work Tuesdays through Fridays during business hours (9-5 p.m.) and on Saturdays from 10-6 p.m. This position requires someone with a knowledge of fine arts and studio art functions and experience in project management and administration. The ideal candidate will also have significant experience in public-facing roles that require a high level of customer service, hospitality, problem solving, comfort with ambiguity and attention to detail.

Studio School offers classes and workshops for adults and teens that are taught by professional art educators and university/college faculty and offered year-round at Oklahoma Contemporary’s new campus in downtown Oklahoma City. Studio School provides a creative outlet as well as an opportunity to learn and expand skills, improve techniques and experiment with familiar and new media. Studio School offers quarterly four- and eight-week class sessions across multiple disciplines as well as options to work outside of a structured class through rentals and Open Studio.

Essential Job Functions

The ideal candidate:

Essential Job Requirements and Qualifications

Limitations and Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. Nothing in this job description is to be construed as a contract of employment. All job duties are subject to change as business needs necessitate.

Other Requirements and Working Conditions:

Oklahoma Contemporary is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

To Apply
Ready to apply to be part of the inaugural staff of our new campus? Submit a cover letter and resume here.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to give status updates.

Salary commensurate with experience ($30,000-35,000); excellent benefits package, including healthcare, dental, vision and retirement plan.

About Oklahoma Contemporary
Oklahoma Contemporary is an inclusive center for the arts where people of all ages and backgrounds can experience art, encounter new ideas and ignite their creative potential. Through visual art exhibitions, performances, public programs, community-building initiatives, outdoor installations and special events, Oklahoma Contemporary creates opportunities for everyone to come together in celebration of contemporary culture and artistic expression. With year-round classes and seasonal youth camps across multiple disciplines, the arts center’s education programs encourage youth and adults to express their ideas across a variety of media and learn new skills. Oklahoma Contemporary believes that art is for everyone and places accessibility and education at the center of all programming. Admission to exhibitions is always free. Oklahoma Contemporary is a regional 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers.

Inclusion
Oklahoma Contemporary strives to demonstrate leadership by modeling excellence and best practices for inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We believe in the power of human creativity and value the opportunities for connection and learning that exist when cultures and communities come together in collaboration and understanding.

We commit to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster cultural equity and create an accessible and inclusive environment. Oklahoma Contemporary does not discriminate based on race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, citizenship status or religion. We recognize our strengths lie in the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to our mission and are dedicated to creating a safe, inclusive place for them to explore creativity.

Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

see additional holidays

Location

Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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