Applications are sought from suitably qualified persons for the position of Public Art Co-ordinator. This position supports the development, management and co-ordination of a public art programme, procured following Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Public Art Policy.
The Public Art Co-ordinator will be an experienced Arts specialist with a clear vision for the role artists and community play in the development and delivery of Public Art projects.
The Co-ordinator will work with, manage and mentor service providers, artists, and communities of interest and place. This rewarding role will facilitate the creation of new artworks and projects through a shared ownership model connecting artists and local arts and cultural organisations with communities who live, work and study in dlr.
The ideal candidate will be ambitious for the development of this partnership approach to Public Art commissioning and the growth of the programme in response to further opportunities within the Council’s Capital Programme. They will have a real commitment to the centrality of the public in this process.
The Co-ordinator will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services, financial and resource management, administration, fundraising, marketing and promotion. This will include the management of the commissioning process, from brief development though selection/procurement, to delivery stage.
The post holder will oversee care of the Council’s Public Art Collection; and advise third party developers in the commissioning of work. The Public Art Coordinator will report directly to the Assistant Arts Officer: Arts Programme Development and to the Public Arts Steering Group. They will represent the Council at public meetings, across Council departments and to national agencies where appropriate.
This role entails working closely with the Arts Office team and requires an ability and openness to working collaboratively.
Completed application forms should be returned BY EMAIL ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 12 noon on Thursday the 9th December 2021. Candidates may be shortlisted, based on the information supplied on the application form.
For full description and application form see: dlrcoco.ie/…/employment-opportunities