Located in Woodland, CA, Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) is a collaborative partnership between the Chicana/o Studies Program at the University of California, Davis and the greater Woodland community. TANA offers a fully functioning silkscreen studio, Chicano/Latino Arts exhibition space, and a teaching center for the arts. Through exhibiting, printing, and teaching, TANA cultivates the cultural and artistic life of the community, viewing the arts as essential to a community’s development and well-being.
The Chicana/o Studies Department at the University of California, Davis has a history of scholarship and promotion of community health and empowerment. TANA is a continuation of this history, developing an authentic and organic link between UC Davis and the greater Woodland community. The City of Woodland is the most natural partner for the community-based arts instruction and scholarship offered through Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis. The human resources from the community of Woodland and institutional resources from UC Davis will collectively promote the role of art and culture as a viable community-building strategy.
There are four primary elements to TANA:
- Gallery and Exhibition Space
- Taller Classes and Community Arts Workshops
- Community Art and Graphic Design Services
- Visiting Artist Atelier
Allow Applicants to Attach:
Under supervision of the Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) Associate Director, provide administrative support including planning, coordinating and promoting TANA workshops, events and exhibitions for the program.
- Maneuver boxes of promotional materials weighing up to 20 lbs.
- Daily effort maintaining facility
- Work flexible schedule including Saturdays due to facility operating schedule
- Work in a demanding environment with frequent interruptions, and noise from competing activities.
- Valid drivers license to travel around the Woodland and Davis area to transport materials to community events.
- UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
- Experience providing administrative support to manage multiple schedules, project timelines, meetings and data.
- Experience working with at-risk and under-served communities.
- Experience coordinating events, exhibitions and presentations.
- Experience working with local non-profit and community serving organizations in region.
- Experience with silkscreen printing.
- Experience leading community silkscreen workshops.
- Computer skills with the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite.
- Interpersonal and communication skills.
- Time management and organizational skills.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English.
- Experience working with community arts engagement and arts organization presenting, within and for a bilingual Chicano/Latino community.
- Experience supervising staff and volunteers.
- Chicana/o Art curatorial experience.
- Experience working with middle school to high school age youth.
For more information and to apply: https://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp