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3 Apr 2013

Temporary Residency Manager

chashama – Posted by Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description

chaNorth is a Summer/Fall artist retreat in Pine Plains, NY. The Residency Manager is responsible for the overall program and its administration. This is a live in position. Housing and studio space for the manager will be provided and Manager must remain in full residence as a main facilitator and emergency contact during the season. Duties vary each day, so an ability to be flexible and prioritize needs is a requirement. This position is approximately 20-30 hours of work per week. Applicants should possess a valid drivers’ license and their own transportation. For more information on the chaNorth Summer Residency, please visit:

Start Date: April 15, 2013
End Date: November 7, 2013

Chief Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Evaluating applications and scheduling artists for residency spaces.
•Ensuring the residency is prepared before each session (i.e.- Replacing linens and preparing the studios for future artists) and breaking down the residency at the end of the session (i.e.- throwing out spoiled food and scheduling the cleaning crew to come to the houses.)
•Facilitating a friendly and communal setting for the artists.
•Communicating with chashama and the property manager when there are maintenance needs.
•Maintaining monthly budget and tracking all expenses on an expense report.
•Forming partnerships with local groups to expand the profile of the residency.
•Working with the Food Coordinator to ensure smooth daily operations and sustain good relations with McEnroe Farm.
•Acting as the face of the residency for any visitors and fielding any inquires about chaNorth.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume to: Gina Cimino

Job Categories: Indeed, Non-Profit, and Other. Job Types: Temporary.


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