NYC Health + Hospitals Hiring Arts Program Manager

Arts Program Manager

Job ID: 42212

Job Description
To foster the emotional well-being of patients, families, employees, and the greater H+H community and to improve the healthcare experience, NYC Health + Hospitals utilizes the healing power of the arts by offering various arts programs to engage individuals. The Arts Program Coordinator is responsible for working with the Facility Arts Program Manager to ensure the arts programs run smoothly, including resolving any day-to-day challenges that arise at the facilities, such as access to the facilities, space usage for art sessions, promoting the arts programs in concert with local facility public relations/communications staff and clinical leadership, and collect data to help evaluate the successful implementation of the arts programs. This position is for the duration of a 3-year grant. May occasionally required working on weekends and evenings.

Minimum Qualifications
1. A Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in Healthcare, Hospital, Public, or Business Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior or a related field and three years of full-time experience planning, developing and monitoring programs, systems and/or procedures in support of administrative management initiatives, one year of which must have been in a responsible managerial or supervisory capacity; or

2. A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Healthcare, Hospital, Public, or Business Administration, Psychology or a related discipline and four years of fulltime experience as outlined in 1 above, two years of which must have been in a responsible managerial or supervisory capacity; or

3. A satisfactory combination of education, training and experience.

Department Preferences
Superior organizational and planning skills, attention to detail, ability to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities and work productively on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and still be adaptable and flexible.
Desire and ability to work with patients and staff related to arts programs.
Excellent customer service and people skills.
Willing to travel to Health + Hospitals facilities within the 5 boroughs.
Background in expressive arts, art therapy, arts for health, or other related field.
A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from a college or university in the field of museum studies, history, art, art history, arts for health, or a related field. (Preferably Masters)

How To Apply
Go to and search for Job ID #42212,  or mail your resume, noting the Job ID #42212, to:

NYC Health + Hospitals
Talent AcquisitionHuman Resources Department
55 Water Street, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10041
Attn: Talent Acquisition

Holland Community Opera Fellowship

The Holland Community Opera Fellow will act as a primary performer/artist in the company’s engagement programming initiatives.

He/She will contribute meaningfully to the success of the Community Opera Fellowship and serve as an ambassador of the company by developing relationships with community leaders and members of the Community Artist Panel. He/She will design and implement unique projects combining artistry and musicianship, leadership, advocacy, and citizenship. He/She will represent Opera Omaha while serving a broad and evolving community through engagement with civic and community organizations and institutional leaders; programming for adult, family, and community members; the development of educational resources; and the development of partnerships and programs with community institutions. The ideal candidate will be a practicing, professional artist interested in community collaboration and learning in a broad social context.The work of the Holland Community Opera Fellowship is done in collaboration with community partners to encourage change in many areas primarily: human services, health & well-being, and youth development.

Posted by: Opera Omaha

Deadline: January 1, 2019

For more information or to apply click here.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Hiring Art Curator

The art curator is responsible for implementing and managing the art exhibits and collections at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford as part of Stanford Children’s Health. This includes maintenance of exhibits including collecting, installing, organizing, evaluating, and cataloging arts, collectibles. The Art Curator will participate in conceptualizing exhibitions, researching art work, and providing support for departments requesting art. The Art Curator must possess an understanding of the critical role art plays in providing support to children, perinatal patients and their families. The curator will be responsible for building the collection of art, pursuing acquisitions and loans (as applicable), while fostering relationships with donors and other supporters of the hospital. On an as needed basis, the Art Curator will be responsible for doing an outreach for the art program including instructional activities, educational and public services programs.  The Art Curator will be responsible for writing grants & periodically evaluating the effectiveness of the art program. The Art Curator will be supporting the Public Space Taskforces and will be involved in the ongoing development of the art program.

For more information and to apply click here!

Three Openings at the Office of VSA and Accessibility at the Kennedy Center

There are currently 3 job openings in the Office of VSA and Accessibility at the Kennedy Center.

1) Assistant Manager, Special Education
The Assistant Manager, Special Education supports the Kennedy Center’s work as a national clearinghouse in arts and special education practices, and assists the Manager, Special Education in the development, design, implementation, evaluation, and oversight of the extensive professional learning opportunities for arts and special educator conducted through the Office of VSA and Accessibility. The Assistant Manager is responsible for: (1) administration and management of the annual VSA Intersections: Arts sand Special Education Conference, (2) development and preparation of resources and materials for educators, (3) work across- education department projects and programs, including advising and consulting on best practices in special education and inclusive arts education programing, assisting with research and evaluation, assisting with VSA annual national contracts, and 4) operational support for the VSA Special Education Team.  This position is supervised by and reports to the Manager, Special Education.

2) Coordinator, Accessibility
The Coordinator, Accessibility (Daytime) is a crucial member of the Kennedy Center’s Office of Accessibility team which ensures compliance with disability rights law and the cross-institutional delivery of a broad spectrum of access accommodations and programs for patrons and visitors of all ages with disabilities.  The Coordinator is responsible for:  1) Executing all aspects of accessibility accommodations and services for performances, programs, activities and events including facilitating compliance and technical assistance with internal and external users; 2) Customer relations, determining appropriate accommodations, customizing and adapting services, responding to requests, resolving problems/complaints, and communication with all parties involved;  3)  Testing and evaluating new initiatives, technologies and services;  and assisting with other projects such as conferences, events, etc.; and 5)  Managing and supervising volunteers, training staff and volunteers, day-to-day administration, and ensuring that projects are executed to the highest standard of quality and professionalism; as well as other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Manager of Accessibility.

3) VSA Programmer
The Programmer, VSA Programs and Projects in the Kennedy Center Office of VSA and Accessibility, oversees the development, administration, coordination and implementation of performing and visual arts programs, projects, competitions, performances and exhibits for/by/with children, youth, emerging and professional artists with disabilities.  Programs and projects include but are not limited to:  1)  Music competitions, programs and performances,  2) Writing for theater/performance competitions, programs, readings and performances,  3) Visual arts competitions, programs, exhibitions and touring exhibitions, 4)  Performances, festivals and events, 5) Art and media collection exhibition, loan, archive and preservation, 6) Arts-based career and professional skills development programs such as internships. The Programmer will also be engaged in other programs and activities of the Office of VSA and Accessibility including the execution of meetings, annual conferences; and social media, marketing and communication. Responsibilities and the intensity of the workload will vary depending on the cyclical and seasonal nature of the programming. This position may have supervisory duties and all work is accomplished under the direction of the Director, VSA and Accessibility.

To apply, click the links above or visit for a listing of all jobs available at the Kennedy Center.

Call for Artists: Design New Sculpture For Erlanger Cancer Institute

Erlanger Health System is announcing a call to artists for a sculpture to be designed for the lobby of Erlanger’s Cancer Institute at the Baroness Hospital.

The project will be funded by a grant awarded to Arts at Erlanger from the Lyndhurst Foundation.

“We are very excited about this addition to our Arts at Erlanger program,” said Katharine Toledano, one of the chaplains at Erlanger.  “The new installation will have a tremendous impact not only to the environment of our cancer center and first floor of the Baroness Hospital, but also to both the healing and inspiring properties we want to achieve for our patients and visitors.”

The plans for the sculpture include suspension from the ceiling, attached from several points via steel hooks and cannot exceed 600 pounds.

The total budget for the project will depend on the artist and materials, and cannot exceed $40,000. Projected date of completion and installation is May 1, 2019.

Local artists, who live within a 75-mile radius of the Erlanger Baroness Hospital, are encouraged to submit a letter indicating their interest and include a resume, photos of examples of previous works and other qualifications to create the requested artwork.  Submissions can be hand delivered or addressed to Arts at Erlanger c/o Katharine Toledano at or Spiritual Care Attn: Katharine Toledano 975 East Third Street Chattanooga, TN 37403.  Deadline for submission is Dec. 10.

Artists are also welcome to tour the proposed location.  An informational meeting and tour will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 10 a.m.  The tour will start at the Starbucks in the Erlanger Baroness Hospital Medical Mall. Other appointments can be scheduled by contacting  However, a site visit is not required for submission.


For more information, call 423-778-5030.

Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference

Storytelling for Health 2 ─ Patient Stories
An International Conference
June 27-29th 2019

The conference will have two halves:
• On Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea we will host the main conference.
• On Thursday 27th June at the Atrium in Cardiff we will be hosting a student conference. This is aimed at both under-graduate and post-graduate students.

Call for Contributions

We are currently seeking proposals for papers, presentations, performances and posters. Our aims are to acknowledge and celebrate the importance and growth of storytelling for health and to understand and promote good practice in line with the theme of this year’s conference – the patient’s story. We are particularly keen to hear about projects which privilege the patient’s story as told by the patients themselves, which support patients to articulate their own story or others to learn from listening more carefully to the stories of patients in any and all areas of health.

More Information, submission forms and booking details at

Submission forms need to be sent to: by 23.59 GMT on Sunday 18th November 2018

The 1st Storytelling for Health Conference in Swansea, Wales, UK last year
We had so much amazing feedback – you can read some of it here:
82% of delegates said they were making major changes to their practice as a result of the conference….

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UF Center for Arts in Medicine Announces New Lecturer Position

Center for Arts in Medicine
Faculty Position Announcement
Service Learning Lecturer

Position Description: Full-time, twelve month, promotion-accruing faculty position
Date of Expected Hire: August 1, 2019
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine, College of the Arts, invites applications from individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives for one (1) Lecturer position.

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

This position is dedicated to increasing health equity by developing avenues that encourage social cohesion among diverse community members as a means of building a healthy community through the arts.  This position is focused on service learning through teaching, mentorship, research and service. This position will function in keeping with the Center’s by-laws and promotion guidelines, in arts in medicine, with an emphasis on community engagement.

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at by November 19, 2018. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae and (3) names and contact information of three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

Position will remain open until filled.

Inquiries may be sent to:

Tina Mullen

Chair, Lecturer Search


a2ru Seeks Executive Director

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The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) seeks an experienced, visionary leader who can advance its growth and provide leadership in fostering interdisciplinary collaboration to improve the culture of higher education; and infuse a growing organization on the vanguard of research, teaching, and practice with an entrepreneurial, collaborative spirit.

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Applicants may apply through the University of Michigan’s application system.

Deadline to submit materials: January 15, 2019

More details and full job description available HERE.





NIH Announces Funding Opportunities for Music and Health

Following a National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Kennedy Center collaborative workshop, the NIH has unveiled three funding announcements soliciting applications on Music and Health!

These RFAs include set-aside funding and represent a collaboration among a large number of NIH Institutes and Centers.

They are a direct follow-up to the recommendations of the workshop.

Here are the full funding opportunity announcements:

Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions (R61/R33, Clinical Trial Optional)

Promoting Research on Music and Health: Fundamentals and Applications (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)

Promoting Research on Music and Health: Fundamentals and Applications (R21 Clinical Trials Optional)


We hope you take a look at these and apply!





Job Opportunity: Arts Administrator / Project Manager

Aesthetics, Inc., a nationally-recognized healthcare design firm, based in San Diego, is seeking a professional Arts Administrator / Project Manager, with a minimum of five years’ experience, or an MFA Degree in Arts in Health, to manage the development of public arts programs for our clients.

Success in this position requires:
1. knowledge of public art processes for mulitmedia art (paintings, photography, sculpture, mosaic, etc.);
2. excellent communication, presentation, project management and writing skills;
3. software competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and InDesign (as well as the ability to learn new software);
4. ability to interpret floor plans and elevations;
5. ability to travel for presentations, field work, and installation supervision;
6. excellent people skills;
7. skilled at multi-tasking and extremely well organized.

Job entails: recommendations for art locations, media, size and budget; facilitating committee decisions; art sourcing, project management, contracts, framing standards, procurement and commissioning; curatorial and installation.

Salary based on experience. Competitive benefits – including paid time off, insurance and 401k.

All applications must be submitted via email. Email cover letter and resume to