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John Michael Kohler Arts Center: A nationally acclaimed visual and performing arts complex in downtown Sheboygan, the Arts Center is devoted to innovative explorations in contemporary American art. Its exhibitions focus on a wide range of art forms, with particular emphasis on sculpture, photography, crafts, new genres, installation art, ongoing folk traditions, and the work of self-taught artists. The performing arts emphasize dance, music, and theatre performances from around the world. Programming also includes a renowned Arts/Industry residency program, classes, and special events. With the completion of its expansion, the new 100,000-square-foot Arts Center comprises ten galleries, an intimate theatre, a flexible interdisciplinary performance space, studio-classrooms, meeting spaces, the ARTspace shop, and the ARTcafe. The Arts Center also has an adjunct site: ARTspace, an exhibition space and shop in The Shops at Woodlake in Kohler Village.

Current Opportunities:

COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The Community Arts Program Director oversees Community Arts programming initiatives, commissions, exhibitions, and outreach including serving as the primary connector with the Arts Center’s Community Partners. This position also serves as a liaison to diverse communities of Sheboygan and proposes and develops mission-centered engagement strategies to foster goodwill and support in the community.

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COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The Community Arts Program Assistant will provide administrative and programming support for Community Arts, ensuring all administrative duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES 

Researches, recommends, implements, and administers all aspects of the Human Resource function to ensure staff and Arts Center human resource policies and practices are aligned with the strategic and operational goals of the Arts Center and are legally compliant.

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SECURITY SERVICES

Join our Security Services Team in protecting and connecting people to a permanent collection containing 20,000+ owned works across multiple art environments, temporary exhibitions in nine galleries, event rental spaces, live performance venues, art studios, preschool, landscaped gardens, and more.

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FACILITIES TECHNICIAN II

General duties include maintenance of the facility and grounds; upkeep such as painting, carpentry, and related building projects; maintenance and repair of plumbing and electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches and fuses; and maintenance and repair of hoses, wiring, and belts in machines and equipment.  

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PREPARATOR

The Preparator is responsible for the installation of exhibitions, the packing and crating related to exhibitions and collections, and for transportation of works of art. This includes but is not limited to construction, cleaning, crating, painting, and planning.

 

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SENIOR CURATOR


The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) seeks a Senior Curator to lead the Curatorial Department at the premier institution dedicated to presenting, collecting, and preserving artist-built environments within a contemporary art context. Artist-built environments are created by people who transform their personal surroundings into multifaceted works of art that, in vernacular ways, embody and express the locale—the time, era, and place—in which each of them lived and worked.

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