30 Mar 2017

Full-Time Job Director, Art Galleries

College of the Canyons (Job Poster) – Santa Clarita, California, United States

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Job Description

Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California’s 113 community colleges.

College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.

The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.

“Director, Art Galleries”

A Classified Management Position
Review Date: April 27, 2017

Position Description:
Under the direction of the Dean, Visual and Performing Arts, the Director manages the College’s Art Gallery and Community Gallery. In consultation with art faculty, procures and fabricates tools and equipment for diverse instructional programs such as printmaking, painting, and sculpture thus ensuring that both faculty and students maximize instructional opportunity. Develops, curates, and schedules all gallery exhibitions. Receives and prepares art works for exhibition in the gallery. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Four (4) years full-time experience managing an art gallery, which includes technical work experience in exhibition installations.
Master’s degree in Fine Arts may substitute one (1) year of the above experience.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Fine Arts or other related field is required.

A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy.

Desirable Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Studio Arts or Museum Studies degree.
Demonstrated evidence of four (4) years of professional exhibitions.

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Application Process:
Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on April 27, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/HumanResources

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.



• Job Title: Director, Art Galleries
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: College of the Canyons
• website: https://www.canyons.edu/
• Location: Santa Clarita, California, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art gallery, arts, arts management, and director. Location: California.