Operations and Administrative Manager

Company Name: 

Jay DeFeo Foundation


2215 Spyglass Lane
Berkeley, CA 94530

Contact Name: 

Suzanne Tan





Job Description: 

The Jay DeFeo Foundation is seeking an Operations and Administrative Manager, a newly created position that will work closely with the Executive Director and staff to advance the growth of the Foundation. The Jay DeFeo Foundation, an established artist-endowed foundation, was created under the terms of the will of the artist Jay DeFeo with the mission to preserve her works and further their public exposure and to encourage the arts and artists. The Foundation accomplishes this mission by collaborating on exhibitions and publications; facilitating placement of the artist’s work in public collections; encouraging and supporting conservation, research, education, and scholarship; and fostering and sharing knowledge about DeFeo’s art and life. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented professional, proficient in organizing, managing, and optimizing procedures and systems and attuned to the cadence and best practices of artist-endowed foundations. REQUIRED: BA in a related field, 5-7 years significant experience related to art management and operations, particularly at a nonprofit that serves the art community in a similar capacity, solid familiarity with art history and contemporary art and artists. Full position profile, qualifications and how to apply: https://www.jaydefeofoundation.org/about-the-foundation/#jobs. Deadline for applications: 10/10/23. EA/EO. Nominations welcome.