CCC is seeking an Exhibition and program coordinator, who will be responsible for programming and production, supporting exhibitions and projects, community outreach and research. The ideal candidate possesses strong project management, critical thinking, networking, and community engagement skills, with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and cultural awareness. This position reports to the Director of Galleries and Programs.
Exhibitions, Programs and Projects (70%)
Play a supportive role in planning and implementing programs, exhibitions, and projects to meet our mission to elevate underserved communities and be a voice for equality at CCC Visual Art Center, 41 Ross, CCC Design Store and off-site. The candidate will be working on supporting “Perilous Playground” exhibition opening in August, related engagement and programming:
Work closely with the Director of Galleries and Programs to design and implement high-quality and boundary-pushing programming with deep community engagement
Produce bilingual programmatic and exhibition materials, including drafting, editing, and proofing curatorial statements, biographies, articles, press releases, newsletters, and other collateral, project manage translation of materials and institutional correspondence as needed.
Collaborate with the Director of Galleries and Programs to support in exhibition production - including installation, proper handling and protocol for artwork, arranging delivery, coordinating with artists, fabricators, shippers and resources.
Manage 41 Ross website, including posting updates, call for artists, and ensure excellence
Ensure project compliance and evaluation
Collect and report quantitative and qualitative data on exhibitions and programs: tracking programmatic audience, conducting audience surveys and evaluating program effectiveness, working with budget, documentation of programs through photography, video, and notes.
Comply with grant contracts: including draft and proof grant reports, meet project deliverables, data evaluation and collection
Assist with fundraising through supporting donor/member events, collaborating with development
Act as an ambassador to promote CCC’s mission and vision through staffing the gallery, giving gallery tours, presentations, tabling at events, participating in panels, engaging with partners at other events, and others
Manage and train volunteers, including assignments and scheduling
Support for Annual Gala as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Produce content for outreach and programming, select images and visuals
Collaborate with the communications team to update channels on programming
Develop and and maintain CCC’s outreach list; maintain relationships with a variety of arts, community partners, and patrons
Invite community partners, schools, and affiliate groups to CCC activities
Work collaboratively with partners to develop and execute auxiliary events
Build partnerships across sectors with community partners, businesses, artists, volunteers and other strategic partners to support CCC’s mission
BA in visual arts, arts management, art history or related field, or a minimum of two years in an equivalent position
Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and proactive in internal and external communications
Possesses a proven record in program implementation and community engagement
Available to work weekend and evening hours when required
Bilingual ability in Chinese (spoken & written) preferred
Physical Activities Required for this Position
Be able to do public speaking in front of groups
Be able to lift heavy objects (up to 25lbs)
This is a temporary 3-4 month full-time contract, in person position. This position requires working from the San Francisco Chinatown office. Hourly rate: $23-26/hour.
Submit letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates invited to the interview process will need to provide 3 references.
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit How I Keep Looking Up at CCC Visual Art Center and 41 Ross to learn more about CCC.
As a community-based organization, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (CCC) is where contemporary art and community advocacy meet to create change. With over 50 years of empowering Chinatown as a vibrant neighborhood and powerful symbol of the American immigrant experience, we are dedicated to amplifying innovative artists and ideas that challenge the status quo, promote inclusivity and empathy, and push for a more equitable society.
Our thought-provoking exhibitions and educational programs serve as a catalyst for crucial conversations that unite diverse perspectives, inspire meaningful action, and ultimately, pave the way for a more just and inclusive future.