WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
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Nikki Jolly

Cultural Liaison- Chicago Park District

The Arts & Culture Unit at the Chicago Park District is seeking a Program & Event Coordinator-Cultural Liaison. The position will work on a team that supports the Park District's 15 Cultural Center locations and city-wide partnerships, programming, training, and residency opportunities. This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about supporting community-based arts programming in public spaces, builds relationships with diverse communities across the city with ease, has strong organization and facilitation skills, patience with bureaucratic processes and systems, and can manage the interests of many stakeholders.

Title: Program and Event CoordinatorUnder supervision, coordinates special programs and events to bring programming resources to parks that would otherwise be unavailable. Performs related duties as required.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:Plans and oversees special citywide programs in order to bring programming resources to the parks. Meets with individuals from partner organizations and determines tasks and then ensures their completion. Works with key individuals to define tasks and timeliness, gather and disseminate information and execute projects, programs and events. Prepares reports and promotional materials on special programs.DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Training and Experience:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field supplemented by three (3) years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of education and curriculum design principles. Ability to understand and implement elements of community based programming. Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Organization and planning skills.Work Location:The Culture, Arts and Nature Department has an office space at the South Shore Cultural Center (7059 S. South Shore Dr.) but this position requires frequent travel to park locations across the city for meetings and programs. Budgeted Salary: $69,759

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL