Interested in joining the ICA team? Visit VCU eJobs to discover current opportunities. Only electronic applications submitted via VCU eJobs will be accepted. Materials sent to the ICA’s staff offices and email accounts will not be considered.

Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled or unless otherwise stated. Phone calls and emails to staff are respectfully discouraged.

JOB OPENINGS


Institute for Contemporary Art
Director of Development

The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for the position of Director of Development.  Reporting to the ICA’s Executive Director, the Director of Development will serve as an integral part of the senior leadership team. 

The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at VCU is dedicated to producing and sharing new art and ideas, and to supporting creative communities. We are driven by our commitment to cultural equity and inclusion. The ICA’s program includes exhibitions, film screenings, talks and discussions, publications and performances, and features artists and thinkers from around the world. Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the ICA’s 41,000 square foot building opened to the public in April 2018. We welcomed over 100,000 visits in our first year.

Reporting to the ICA’s Executive Director, the Director of Development will plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising program for the ICA to realize gift income—cash and deferred and endowed and current—in order to achieve the Institute’s operating and strategic objectives. They will develop and oversee a fundraising and engagement plan for individual donors, corporate and foundation supporters, and the ICA’s membership. 

Application review begins August 26, 2019.

To review the full description and qualifications, and to apply, visit: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/91846

 

Institute for Contemporary Art
Creative Director

The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for the position of Creative Director. Reporting to the ICA’s Executive Director, the Creative Director will serve as an integral part of the senior leadership team. 

 The Creative Director will develop and deploy a comprehensive, integrated and highly distinctive brand identity for the ICA, as well as a dynamic marketing and communications strategy to establish the ICA’s global reputation and ensure local relevance. The Director will lead a full-time team of three or four (comprising staff in graphic design, writing and editorial, and digital content) as well as part-time staff and/or student workers. The Creative Director will work closely with other senior staff at the ICA, across VCU and with external consultants and content producers.

Driven by a commitment to diversity, inclusion and cultural equity, the ICA at VCU is dedicated to producing and sharing new art and ideas, and to supporting creative communities. The ICA’s program includes artist commissions, exhibitions, film screenings, talks and discussions, publications and performances. It features artists and thinkers from around the world.

Application review will begin September 16, 2019.

 For the full job description and to apply, please visit: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/92678

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES


The ICA offers a wide range of opportunities for students, including graduate assistantships, internships, and work-study opportunities.

Work Study

The ICA offers a variety of work-study positions for students with federal work-study awards. Opportunities will be posted on VCU’s Career Services HireRams site.

For more information or to apply, visit HireRams.


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