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Program Assistant
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana /MACLA

San Jose

Full-Time, non-exempt, $12-$14.50 hourly Skills/Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in theater, music, performance, dance, Chicana/o studies, cultural studies, visual culture, etc. and at least two years of professional experience,
  • Must be intellectually curious and knowledgeable about contemporary Latino art and performance,
  • Attentive to details; skilled in keeping track of project status & deadlines are crucial,
  • Strong computer skills requires (IBM/PC platform); experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and social media,
  • Self-directed, independent, yet open to receive feedback,
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team,
  • Good follow-through on tasks, ability to handle multiple responsibilities & set priorities,
  • Top-notch writing, editing & proofreading skills along with excellent oral communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish/English)spoken- a plus,
  • Willing to learn and understand organizational culture of MACLA and to focus on strengths,
  • Good-natured, flexible and the ability to work under pressure,
  • Ability to use simple power tools, climb ladders, light fabrication and prior experience with staging, performance and lighting, etc.
  • Interested in personal professional development
  • Willingness to support MACLA’s activities in general,
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs. at a minimum


Deadline: 12-15-2014

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