CHINESE CULTURE CENTER

About the Chinese Culture Foundation/ CCC

CCC is a multi-disciplinary arts organization and a cultural community builder dedicated to elevating the underserved  with a vision to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of the community. The organization’s full calendar of programming is driven by the vision to build a museum without walls with public art opportunities, education endeavors and performing art events reaching to young audiences.

CCC’s curatorial strength connects its Visual Art Center with over five hundred artists and has commissioned hundreds of original artworks. Its mission to promote the most innovative artists can be seen in its highly regarded visual art series, including XianRui, Present Tense, and Episode. The Him Mark Lai Learning Center is our education and engagement hub engaging 6,000 young people of all backgrounds.

Celebrating its 53rd anniversary this October, CCC recently adopted an ambitious strategic plan that renews the organization’s commitment to creativity, social justice and community building.  The 5-year strategic plan outlines its next phase of growth, including neighborhood place-keeping, citywide programming, regional impact, global collaborations and fund development goals.

May 16, 2018
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) seeks a Gallery & Artistic Assistant, a dynamic and capable coordinator who implements the CCC mission to elevate underserved through education and the arts. S/he comes to the position with a passion for the arts and community service. The successful candidate is an artistic multi-talented, reliable self starter who can prioritize and meet multiple deadlines, and a problem solver. Responsibilities Exhibition & Artwork Management Support Curator & Exhibition manager in implementing exhibitions & programs, including installation, setup, logistics, day of and opening rundown, coordinating with team and other partners, outreach & engagement, ensuring quality of art is at a high standard. Staff gallery, train and schedule volunteer to engage visitors to a high standard Be knowledgeable and understand art and programs to break barriers between audience and art Manage artwork inventory, catalogue collection, artists contact database both online and offline Plan with exhibition manager to provide look and content for marketing and social media Support exhibition manager on evaluation, tracking, and documentation of programs Work collaboratively with communications, marketing, outreach, fund development teams to support to ensure a successful program Follow organization systems to keep shared documents, storage rooms, and common spaces organized Administrative support for Curator Other duties as assigned Revenue/Fundraising Support Curator & Lead Artist on Design Shop to manage and coordinate artists and meet monthly revenue goals Participate in donor cultivation events, including participating in other events to meet CCC’s fundraising goals Public/Community Outreach Act as an ambassador for CCC, including understanding message, mission, and vision of the organization Facilitate organizational and community-based communication between CCC and the external community. Cultivate and develop artist relationships through maintaining CCC’s online gallery platform, meetings, attending events, and builds and managing communication channels with regional, national, and international art organizations, artists, community partners, educational institutions, and media resources. Required Skills & Knowledge BA degree in art, design, or museum studies, or related field experience with non-profit arts, or an equivalent combination of training and experience Design, photography, and spreadsheet skills mandatory Knowledge of a second language - especially Chinese or Cantonese - is desirable Excellent written and oral communication skills Accurate typing/keyboard skills; excellent word processing/computer skills Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Photoshop applications Knowledge of museum standards and practices of registration, art handling, conservation, and collections storage requirements and procedures Ability to assess priorities and work well under pressure; excellent time management, problem solving and analytical skills Highly self-directed with strong attention to detail Ability to manage multiple tasks and requests simultaneously and budget time effectively Ability to visually inspect artwork Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs
CHINESE CULTURE CENTER 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA, USA Programs
May 16, 2018
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking a Program and Grants Manager, a dynamic leader who is committed to arts in advancing social justice and economic development. The Program and Grants Manager will work with program and development teams to meet programmatic and fundraising goals. S/he possesses three overlapping skill sets, including: proven track record in cultivating grant opportunities and securing grants, strong project management and event planning experience, and competence in grant compliance from initial application process to completion, including reports and reimbursements. Program and Grants Manager reports to the Program Director. Program & projects Programs: work collaboratively with Program Director on planning and implementing CCC’s programs and projects to meet the vision of the organization Manage and implement program operations, logistics, partnerships, and audience engagement. Develop and evaluate SMART goals (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time bound) for projects. Program evaluation and archive:  Oversee and develop program measurement tools, data collection, and evaluation of outcomes for CDP, program, and grants compliance. Keep accurate records, including tracking budget, photography & video, audience numbers, and surveys. Gallery and Design Shop operations: manage daily operations of Visual Art Center and Design shop, including opening/closing, scheduling staffing, training team members and volunteers on visitor engagement, tracking gallery attendance, sales and consignments. Relations: Build a network of partnerships across sectors with funders, community partners, businesses, artists, and other strategic partners to build a family to support our mission. Other duties as assigned. Grant Management: Grant development: research, identify, develop grant application strategy to support exhibitions and art programming. Grant writing:  write and submit applications. Grant compliance: ensure grant compliance for all programs including meeting grant deliverables, reporting, and evaluation, working in collaboration with Program Director. Grant management:  manage grants and contracts from initial application process to completion, including reports and reimbursements. Grant stewardship: cultivating and stewarding relations with funders as part of the management team. Developing multi-year funds in collaboration with Program Director. Cultural Data Project: manage and complete CDP and other grant related documents. CCC archive, manage surveys and internal data:  Oversight in archiving feedback, audience, attendance and engagement of CCC events and public art. Build the CCC family: Identifying and cultivating relations with strategic partners in the arts, including artists, volunteers and donors. The successful candidate possesses a proven record in program implementation, grant writing and management, a minimum of three years in nonprofit management, knowledge and experience in earned income, donor stewardship, philanthropy, foundations and government.   Bilingual ability in Chinese preferred. About the Chinese Culture Foundation/ CCC CCC is a multi-disciplinary arts organization and a cultural community builder dedicated to elevating the underserved  with a vision to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of the community. The organization’s full calendar of programming is driven by the vision to build a museum without walls with public art opportunities, education endeavors and performing art events reaching to young audiences. CCC’s curatorial strength connects its Visual Art Center with over five hundred artists and has commissioned hundreds of original artworks. Its mission to promote the most innovative artists can be seen in its highly regarded visual art series, including XianRui, Present Tense, and Episode. The Him Mark Lai Learning Center is our education and engagement hub engaging 6,000 young people of all backgrounds. Celebrating its 53rd anniversary this October, CCC recently adopted an ambitious strategic plan that renews the organization’s commitment to creativity, social justice and community building.  The 5-year strategic plan outlines its next phase of growth, including neighborhood place-keeping, citywide programming, regional impact, global collaborations and fund development goals. To apply, please send resume, cover letter, 2 references and a 2 page English writing sample to Tamiko@cccsf.us.   Position is open until filled.
CHINESE CULTURE CENTER 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA, USA Development