The Museum of Human Achievement (MoHA) is looking for a Director of Digital Arts!
Application Deadline: Oct 15th | Hire Date: Nov 1st
This new position will be responsible for managing and expanding exhibitions and events associated with several key MoHA programs, including Fantastic Arcade (an annual celebration of indie and cult video games), Welcome to my Homepage (an online artist residency), a monthly videogames-as-art meetup.
The Director of Digital Arts will take primary responsibility for the following aspects of each program: artist outreach; coordinating exhibitions and events; managing budgets. The Director of Digital Arts will facilitate ambitious and cutting-edge exhibitions and events working closely with local, national, and international artists and developers.
MoHA is especially looking for candidates who are knowledgeable and passionate about cross-disciplinary art, and who have some prior programming experience with organizations, games and digital arts. Ideal candidates should be interested in nonprofit management, and will contribute to MoHA’s growth through grant collaboration, securing corporate donations, and building community. Candidates should have strong communication skills and will represent the organization publicly.
Prior experience in all main job duties is a plus, however we are willing to provide training and support as necessary.
Candidates should be:
We are looking for a candidate located in the Austin area who is able to commute to MoHA. Work location and hours are flexible, with expected availability for on-site meetings and events. Office space will be provided at MoHA if desired. Some local travel for meetings and events will be required.
MoHA is able to offer a beginning annual salary of $40,000–$48,000, commensurate with experience, and we are committed to adding a health plan by 2022. MoHA offers a progressive, collaborative work environment, and a flexible 40-hour workweek, with some required evening and weekend hours for events and exhibitions. This position will additionally be supported by a part time Digital Arts Coordinator.
Application Materials Requested:
We will respond to every applicant, but this may take some time. References will not be contacted until after the first interview.
We're also hiring a Digital Arts Coordinator. Click here to view (and share) all of our openings.
Diversity and Inclusivity at the Museum of Human Achievement
The Museum of Human Achievement was founded in 2012 with the explicit intention of fostering an inclusive community where artists and audience members would feel welcome, valued, and respected, regardless of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, age, ability, religion, or political affiliation. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.
We’re committed to modeling equity, diversity and inclusion for the entire arts industry of the nonprofit sector, and to maintain an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all.
MoHA is committed to promoting diversity and accessibility in the arts by:
MoHA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
MoHA is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.