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. For Federal Work Study opportunities, please apply via Handshake

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




ICA Director of Marketing and Communications

The Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to join our team. The Director of Marketing and Communications will develop and execute an integrated strategic marketing and communications plan for the ICA developing the institute’s brand narrative, using digital engagement, content production, advertising, editorial strategies and public relations to establish the ICA’s local, regional and international reputation, develop awareness, increase participation and build publics. The Director of Marketing and Communications will work in close collaboration with other senior staff at the ICA, across VCU and with external consultants. They will lead a full-time team (Creative Director, Digital Designer, Digital Strategist) in addition to part-time student workers. They will lead the ICA’s work with its external marketing and media relations agency.

For a full job description and to apply for this position, click here


Head of Program Production

The Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU is seeking a Head of Program Production to join our team. Opened in 2018, the Institute for Contemporary Art presents the art of our time and provides an open forum for dialogue and collaboration across the region and throughout the world. It is a non-collecting institution that showcases an ever-changing slate of exhibitions, performances, films, and special programs that translate our world into every medium. This new position will oversee the production of the ICA’s dynamic public programs. Learn more about what we offer here: https://icavcu.org/programs-2/

The Head of Program Production supports the planning and production of public programs, performances, events, and other activities organized by the Curatorial Department at the ICA. This position oversees administrative duties as related to the day-to-day running of programs, and coordinates logistics, communications, contracts and correspondences with artists and performers. Working in close collaboration with other ICA departments, the Head of Program Production manages and produces public programs, live performances, events, and projects of different scale at the ICA’s premises, and occasionally offsite, and ensures programs are successfully delivered according to the ICA’s standards, time schedule, and within budget. The Head of Program Production role requires flexibility in hours and working evening shifts. This position reports to the ICA’s Managing Director.

For a full job description and to apply for this position, click here

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.



Visitor Experience Associate

Are you a VCU student looking for Federal Work Study opportunities? Join our front-of-house team!

The ICA is looking for part-time Visitor Experience Associates (VEAs) for the upcoming school year. Our VEAs are the public face of the institution and will work to welcome all visitors at the front desk, help orient visitors in the galleries, and assist with special events, programs, and our retail and café spaces.

We also offer FUSE, a student opportunities program focused on providing professional development and museum education to all ICA student workers regardless of class status. Some examples include lunches and exhibition walkthroughs with ICA commissioned artists, “Meet the Team” networking and mentoring opportunities, and basic principles on accessibility and interpretation in museums.

This position is open ONLY to current Federal Work Study-qualified VCU students. The pay is $15/hr.

If you feel that you’d be a good fit this position, apply via Handshake today.