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Seeking public art project manager for SDOT art program


Paul Sorey, Coffee Pot Pergola, 2005, 30th Avenue N.E., permanently sited in front of Cranium’s Café in Lake City.

We’re seeking a senior project manager to join our public art team to work jointly in our agency and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to act as a liaison between the two departments and plan, develop, and coordinate art activities and 1% for Art funded projects related to SDOT. The project manager must also provide design guidance and act in an artist-in-residence capacity. The project manager will support public art selection panels, provide technical assistance concerning public art projects, research issues relevant to the local arts community, and make recommendations on program development and budget. The position is half-time but may develop into a full-time position addressing specific large-scale initiatives.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, arts administration or a related field. Three years professional experience administering projects related to public art, including one year of lead experience, is required. Knowledge of contemporary art theory and history, artistic media and arts program administration is also required.

Applications close 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 (Pacific Daylight Time). Go here for more information and to apply online.