Employer: Ithaca Murals Address: Southside Community Center - 305 S. Plain St. Ithaca, NY 14850 (Southside Community Center is the nonprofit umbrella organization helping enable this opportunity.)
Employer Contact Information If interested: Please submit resume and letter of interest to Caleb Thomas at email@example.com For questions: 607-273-4190 (text friendly)
Job Specifics Term: External (non-Cornell) Worksite: Various locations in downtown Ithaca Region: Ithaca/Tompkins County Title: Ithaca Murals Program Assistant
Successful applicants Successful applicants are creative thinkers, enjoy working with others, have passion for undoing racism and other injustices, and have endurance for engaging in systemic change. It is necessary for Ithaca Murals team members to be able to meet downtown once or twice each week.
Ongoing tasks - providing logistical support for muralists, - maintaining the muralist paint and tool lending library, - promoting art as a tool for social change, - designing event and organization materials, - developing the website and interactive app, - fundraising and developing a marketing strategy - collaborating with other local social justice organizations
Description “Ithaca Murals is an organization of people transforming gray walls into beautiful meaningful works of art that tell the stories of the diverse people who live here & what we care about. We implement a cultural arts strategy for decolonizing public space and building our community stronger. We welcome everyone to be involved with Ithaca Murals while simultaneously prioritizing the leadership of artists of color, artists with jail experience, low income & working class artists, women, youth, the LGBTQAI+ community, & other artists of traditionally marginalized identity groups. We have this inclusion model to challenge eurocentric patriarchal capitalism and because we recognize the well-being of all people is essential. Ithaca Murals offers this opportunity to three Federal Work-Study awarded Cornell financial-aid students to give them experience learning from and supporting people’s wellbeing in the larger Ithaca area.
Special Requirements: Must be federal work study eligible for the 2019-20 academic year employment term. Work Schedule: Schedule to be determined (flexible) Weekly Hours: 4-12 FWS Required: No Positions Available: 2 - 3 Paid: Yes Wage: $13 with raises after initial trial period Employment Start Date: 01/31/2020 Employment End Date: 05/06/2020 (flexible ongoing)
Career Field Information Career Field: Public Services - Misc. Career Field: Art/Design Career Field: Architecture/Art/Communications- Misc.