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    ... 230 G Street SW Washington, DC 202-484-0554 cell 202 285-3343 ************** Make your summer sizzle with fast and easy recipes for the grill.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 30, 2009
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      > Position Announcement
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      > Program Coordinator of “Illinois at the Phillips” (a Joint Program
      > between UIUC and The Phillips Collection Center for the Study of Modern Art in
      > Washington, D.C.
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      > This is a 12-month, full-time, visiting academic professional position
      > beginning as soon as possible after the close date. Contingent on funding,
      > this visiting position may become regular. Salary commensurate with
      > experience.
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      > Responsibilities:
      > The central task of this employee is to run the Champaign-Urbana office
      > of the Illinois at the Phillips Program and to carry out the directives of
      > the director of the program. The tasks will include a broad range from
      > simple errands, scheduling, making travel arrangements, coordination of events,
      > correspondence, budgeting, and organizing of the office, to advising and
      > recruiting students for the program, writing grant applications, annual
      > reports and news releases, handling public relations, overseeing the day to day
      > operations of the program, coordinating with staff in Washington, and
      > looking after the needs of students and fellows in the program as necessary.
      > There are also a variety of creative projects generated out of the office,
      > including books, exhibitions and films that this person will coordinate under
      > the supervision of the director. This person will need to go to Washington
      > to arrange aspects of the program, such as arranging housing for students
      > and becoming familiar with museum staff and facilities in Washington.
      > However, he or she will be headquartered in Champaign in the School of Art and
      > Design. The hours will generally be weekdays during regular business hours,
      > but hours may vary to accommodate office needs, including campus meetings,
      > errands, and other out-of-office activities. Occasionally events and other
      > tasks may require work after hours or on weekends. The successful candidate
      > will take the initiative to identify and accomplish tasks for the program
      > and the director without requiring micromanagement. It is also expected that
      > this person will be available to the director by cell phone or e-mail for
      > consultation occasionally during evenings and weekends, but otherwise work
      > outside of normal office hours would be infrequent.
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      > Qualifications:
      > The position requires strong writing and interpersonal skills and a
      > bachelor’s degree, preferably in art or a related discipline. Familiarity with
      > and an ability to manage the administrative procedures at the University of
      > Illinois, an understanding of finance and budgeting, a knowledge of modern
      > and contemporary art and an acquaintance with art museums, as well as some
      > general grasp of computer technology (including basic office computer
      > skills) as it applies to art projects and museum informatics, is desired.
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      > Application:
      > Send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three
      > references to Jonathan Fineberg, Director, “Illinois at the Phillips,” School
      > of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 143 Art and
      > Design Building, MC-590, 408 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820. Inquiries
      > to address above, or (217) 333-2537, 217-244-7688 (fax) or
      > fineberg@....
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      > To ensure full consideration applications must be received by July 14,
      > 2009. Applications may be considered before the close date, but no hiring
      > decisions will be made until after that date.
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      > Minorities, women and members of other designated classes are encouraged
      > to apply. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal
      > Opportunity Employer.
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      230 G Street SW
      Washington, DC

      202-484-0554

      cell 202 285-3343



      **************
      Make your summer sizzle with fast and easy recipes for the
      grill. (http://food.aol.com/grilling?ncid=emlcntusfood00000005)


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