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Job Opening for COCA Public Art & Exhibitions Manager

Posted by Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) ; Posted on 
Job Opening for COCA Public Art & Exhibitions Manager




Since its founding in 1985, COCA has served as the Local Arts Agency for the City of Tallahassee and Leon County, FL. COCA services include marketing and promotion, grant programs, community outreach, advocacy, public art, and education. To learn more about COCA, visit our website at 


The Public Art & Exhibitions Manager performs advanced-level professional work to ensure alignment with COCA’s public art programs, community engagement and overall mission and goals. This full-time position includes overseeing the Art in Public Places public art programs; coordinating special public art projects and art engagements with community; curating shows for the Artport and City Hall galleries; writing articles, posts and blog about shows, artists and projects; assisting with marketing & communication for all public art initiatives; serving as liaison with public agencies, private organizations, and community groups about cultural initiatives, arts and heritage programs, and events. Special focus of this position includes managing program growth and expanding technology use in data collection. The position involves a blend of technology usage and community site visits, along with work-from-home and in-person office hours.

An ideal candidate for this position will be artistically trained, curatorially creative, detail-oriented, service-focused, tech-savvy, community-minded, and enjoy working in a creative, unique, and collaborative environment.

TO APPLY (Application reviews will be ongoing until position is hired)

Email résumé, cover letter and three references to Kathleen Spehar, Executive Director at

COCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. COCA does not tolerate unlawful discrimination in its employment practices. No applicants will be excluded from consideration for employment on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law.

Application reviews will begin on March 20.

View detailed duties & responsibilities, qualifications, and compensation on the PDF listed below.

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