Assistant Director for Visual Arts Space

Posting Date: May 19, 2020

Assistant Director Hours: 25 hours per week

Compensation: $1,625 monthly salary

Benefits: 2 weeks paid time off per year.


Elastic Arts is seeking a highly dedicated and energetic person to fill a position at our performing and visual arts space in Logan Square. Elastic is a multi-use arts space that presents adventurous and unconventional performing and visual arts from a wide range of aesthetic and performing traditions. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director and helps manage a roster of curators and producers that present a diverse plethora of performing arts programming ‒ from jazz to experimental music, electronic music, hip hop, international music, dance performances, multimedia events, etc. ‒ as well as a visual arts gallery, and non-programmatic (third party) rental events. This position is responsible for online communications and marketing, website updates, social media and managing interns. The Assistant Director ensures that day to day operations of the space run smoothly, scheduling necessary staff, testing equipment, scheduling housekeeping services, ordering/installing new equipment, and occasionally producing events. Candidates should have at least two years experience presenting live performing arts. They should have experience with online communications (social media, websites, video editing, writing, etc). And they should have experience and facility working with audio/visual software and equipment, running live sound, video projections, recordings, and/or live streaming of content.

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