Employment Opportunities

Executive Director at Frederick Book Arts Center, Maryland

Frederick Book Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is looking to hire an Executive Director. For more details see: https://www.frederickbookarts.org/about-5-1.

Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. EST, October 31, 2024

Layout Editor for CBAA Openings! Journal

The Layout Editor is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the CBAA Board. A stipend of $750 is provided to the Layout Editor, payable for service at the end of each year for a 3-year term. The expectation is that the Layout Editor will work with the journal Editor to produce the layout content for: Cover art, Articles in all genre areas that will be published each year according to the publication schedule established by the Editor and the Editorial Board.

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Contact: publications@collegebookart.org

2024-2026 Wells College Art Archivist Fellow

Wells College

The Book Art Center and Louis Jefferson Long Library at Wells College in Aurora, NY welcome applications for the 2024 - 26 Fellowship in Art Archiving. The Art Archivist Fellowship is intended for a recent graduate from a library, museum, or related program who wishes to pursue collections-based work, and is made possible through the Windgate Foundation. The Art Archivist Fellowship is a 24-month appointment. The Fellow’s primary projects and activities will center on the creation of new digital catalogs for the College’s physical art collection, including approximately 1100 prints, paintings, and sculptures; the Wells College Book Art Center’s Research Library, which includes over 2000 volumes specializing in printing, book binding and typography; and the Victor Hammer collection, containing bibliographic information on the founder of Wells College Press. These catalogs will foster greater access and use of our craft and art archives within and beyond the Wells community, supporting teaching, lending, and research projects. The ‘24-’26 Fellowship is also intended to produce preservation recommendations for the above collections, and to culminate in a public exhibition with a catalog to highlight some of the gems in our collections.

More information and application instructions are available here.
Applications will be accepted through March 31 for an anticipated July start date.

Marketing & Communications Manager

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Click here for more details. https://www.mnbookarts.org/employment/

Application deadline: Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:59pm CT

Artist Collective Studio Fellowship (in person)

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Position Description
Minnesota Center for Book Arts is seeking applications for five Artist Collective Studio Fellowship positions. The Artist Collective Studio Fellowship offers studio access and membership in MCBA’s Artist Collective for one year in exchange for 12–16 hours of work per month in MCBA’s studios during Studio Labs, a weekly equipment access opportunity for those with prior training. Studio Fellows support MCBA’s Studio Technician with studio and equipment maintenance, studio improvement projects, maintaining a clean and tidy workspace for artists, assisting Studio Lab participants with any questions or equipment issues, and occasional MCBA administrative tasks. Studio Fellows are important ambassadors to MCBA’s artist community and play a key role in creating a welcoming and supportive environment.

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Application deadline: Monday, March 11, 2024 at 11:59pm CT

Summer Internship Openings

Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Join our collaborative book arts team and play an important role in shaping our work! We’ve developed a vibrant series of virtual and in-studio book arts workshops and we are looking to grow our programs and share book arts in Minnesota and beyond. Minnesota Center for Book Arts is seeking applications for two summer Education Interns (Remote & Hybrid);

About the Internship
MCBA Education Interns will learn about and gain experience in our virtual book arts programs while supporting our education team with a combination of remote and in-person projects. Primary areas of learning include (but are not limited to):

  • Learn about MCBA’s virtual programs, the online platforms MCBA uses to offer programs (Zoom & Google Classroom), and how our programs are facilitated.
  • Participate in virtual workshops on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays by supporting teaching artists and participants with tech and facilitation needs. This includes: opening the virtual classroom, greeting the teaching artists and participants as they come in, introducing the online platforms to participants, and providing tech support as needed.
  • Hybrid Intern will support Saturday studio workshops and staff onsite at MCBA. Additional onsite opportunities may be available on select Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • Learn about MCBA’s customer relations management software and support staff in updating records to generate more useful data.
  • Gain experience corresponding with workshop participants about virtual programs.
  • Develop skills in and provide support for interrelated program areas, including but not limited to marketing, communications, and artistic programs.

The Summer Education Internship runs from May through August 2024.

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Application deadline: Monday, March 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CT

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