Position Announcement: Director, Super G Experiential Residency
Super G Experiential Residency Program
Greensboro, North Carolina
We are seeking a Director for the Super G Residency Program. The director will be expected to lead, develop and manage the Residency Program. Other responsibilities include, selecting and scheduling residents, situating residents, program talks, managing the WordPress site, and further expanding the program’s public engagement.
This position requires innovative programming that explores the overlap of art, experimental pedagogy, community projects, and social practice.
The Director will be free to re-imagine the Super G program and really shape it to their interests and dreams. Importantly, they will not be supervised or working for anybody in particular. Director will be assisted by two external advisors (Donovan McKnight and Lee Walton) and potentially assisted by 2 interns from UNCG. A Co-Director situation is also possible and encouraged.
This position is a great opportunity for an emerging arts practitioner interested in gaining real experience in the field of contemporary art.
● Creative vision
● Open mind
● Comfort working with large and small groups of people
● Flexible schedule
● Ability to work independently without supervision
● Ample energy and enthusiasm
● Embraces failure
● Some photoshop, video, WordPress skills
Review of applications begins IMMEDIATELY, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The starting date is projected for May.
There is currently no monetary compensation in place for the Director. The Director will need to utilize his/her creative skills to obtain funding, which can be used in any way this person sees fit – such as compensating themselves, stipends for residents, material, etc.. (In the past, Lee and Donovan hand delivered pizza’s, provided a 3am wake-up call service, and took patrons out for drinks – usually cold beer.)
Send a short cover letter, CV of related (or unrelated) experience and 3 references (names and contact only) via email.