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february, 2024

febEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE LCD | Coordinator @ The International Cultural Center at TTU

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Coordinator – 36752BR
Texas Tech University – The International Cultural Center


Position Description

Performs supervisory and coordinative work in the operation of a specific program or departmental project. Responsibilities involve the coordination and supervision of the various functions and aspects of a specific program as well as the monitoring of program staff and operational procedures. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise program staff, volunteers and student assistants.

About the University

Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution. Located on a beautiful 1,850-acre campus in Lubbock, a city in West Texas with a growing metropolitan-area population of over 300,000, the university enrolls over 40,000 students with 33,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students. As the primary research institution in the western two-thirds of the state, Texas Tech University is home to 10 colleges, the Schools of Law and Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate School. The flagship of the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. It is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.
About Lubbock:Referred to as the “Hub City” because it serves as the educational, cultural, economic, and health care hub of the South Plains region, Lubbock boasts a diverse population and a strong connection to community, history, and land. With a mild climate, highly rated public schools, and a low cost of living, Lubbock is a family-friendly community that is ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas. Lubbock is home to a celebrated and ever-evolving music scene, a vibrant arts community, and is within driving distance of Dallas, Austin, Santa Fe, and other major metropolitan cities. Lubbock’s Convention & Visitors Bureau provides a comprehensive overview of the Lubbock community and its resources, programs, events, and histories.

Major/Essential Functions

Responsible for the coordination of art exhibits for the International Cultural Center. Oversee the entire process of art exhibits, from initiating calls for entries to managing the set-up, take down, and return of original artwork. Collaborating with external jurors, ensuring a diverse selection of artistic works while actively participating in marketing efforts and coordinating exhibition receptions. Securing funding by applying for and managing grants, all while engaging with the community through outreach initiatives.

International Cultural Center art exhibits: Initiate and manage the call for entries process, encouraging diverse artist participation. Collaborate with external jurors to ensure a fair and inclusive selection of artwork. Coordinate logistics for installing and de-installing exhibits, providing a visually appealing gallery space. Facilitate the secure and timely return of original artwork to participating artists. Develop and execute marketing strategies to maximize exhibit visibility across various channels. Coordinate and implement engaging exhibition receptions, fostering community connections. Create an online version of each art exhibit displayed in International Cultural Center galleries to promote the exhibit and make it available.

Grant Application and Management: identify, apply for, and manage grants to secure funding for exhibitions and related activities.

Assist with International Affairs signature events.


Required Qualifications

High school graduation plus five (5) years progressively responsible related experience; additional related education may exchange for the required experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Grant Writing and Management: Experience in identifying, applying for, and managing grants to secure funding for art exhibitions.

Community Engagement: Ability to actively participate in community outreach initiatives, building relationships with local artists, organizations, and community members.

Event Coordination: Experience in planning and executing events, particularly in coordinating exhibition receptions.

Marketing and Promotion: Skills in developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote art exhibits through various channels.

Safety Information: Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

Does this position work in a research laboratory: No

Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments: Recommendation/Referral

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate: 16.43

Pay Statement: Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting

Travel Required: None

Shift: Day

Grant Funded: No

Job Group: Office and Admn Wkrs All Other

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran


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