Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Under the supervision of the Director of Public Art, the Public Art Project Manager administers and/or reviews short-term and long-term public art projects that are proposed for or intended to be placed on the City of Boston property. In collaboration with the Senior Public Art Project Manager, these include City-Initiated projects funded through the Percent for Art program and Community Initiated projects supported by external funding or hybrid funding sources. They will be responsible for the management of PaintBox and the administration of the Public Art and Design application portal. They will ensure that proposals comply with City of Boston policies and curatorial vision to be successfully reviewed by the Boston Art Commission (BAC)
The Public Art Project Manager works collaboratively with other Arts and Culture and City of Boston staff. This position will work directly with artists and stakeholders during public art project development, community engagement, and implementation as well as with inter-agency project teams of contractors, engineers, architects, and operations staff to manage the production of commissioned artworks. This role will ensure that all projects follow City guidelines for commissioning public art, including equitable procurement and City approval processes. They will need to be flexible in their approach, adapting in response to the evolving public art field locally and globally.
Boston residency required
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Nonunion/MO-8
Hours per week: 35