Opportunities for the Latino Arts field

NALAC Jobs-Internships

Grants Administrator
We are recruiting an experienced Grant Administrator who is able to effectively manage NALAC’s grant administration operations and data collection and analysis needs. The position requires a hands-on, analytical, detail-oriented, self-motivated professional. The Administrator will work alongside and report to NALAC’s Director of Programs. The Administrator will oversee all incoming grant applications, contracting, reporting, grant payments and other administrative functions, while also developing strategies to optimize the grant administration process in order to support NALAC’s evolving needs – particularly in light of increased grant volume and complexity.  This position manages all grant management functions and activities, including the delivery of timely technical support to applicants, processing of incoming applications, coordinating virtual review panels, working closely with accounting to ensure payments are processed and tracked accurately, and designing and compiling reports from the grants database. The Grant Administrator plays a critical role interacting with applicants, review panelists and NALAC staff.

Michigan Research Associate
We are recruiting an experienced Research Associate to identify the existing ecosystem of Latina/o arts communities and efforts throughout the State of Michigan, conduct asset mapping, and consequently expand the Latina/o voice in the Region. The Researcher will prepare surveys, conduct interviews, create data visualizations and conduct analyses. The data is meant to serve as a tool for research, advocacy, and policymaking. This person will work as an advisor to NALAC in assessing regional needs and understanding policies that impact Latinos in Michigan. The Associate will work alongside NALAC’s Director of Programs, Michigan Program Associate and other NALAC staff. Core duties include developing a research tool to map the Latino arts field in Michigan, identifying key organizations, individuals, networks, advocacy groups, and assessing their needs and goals; establishing key partnerships with diverse organizations and public and private stakeholders; work with local communities to develop a system of monitoring and evaluating progress, building metrics and indicators that effectively tell the story of strengthening the Latino voice in Michigan. Aid NALAC in forming strategic networks and alliances within and beyond the Latino arts and culture field in Michigan to increase the impact of collective social change efforts, widen the scope of influence, and deepen the integration of cultural equity principles and leaders into broader cultural, artistic, racial, social and economic justice efforts. Vital to ensuring this project’s success is developing and tracking indicators of success, not only for our own evaluative purposes but also as a tool in documenting the stories and statistics of the rising Latino population in Michigan.

Houston Research Associate
We are recruiting an experienced Research Associate to identify the existing ecosystem of Latina/o arts communities and efforts throughout Houston, conduct asset mapping, and consequently expand the Latina/o voice in the Region. The Researcher will prepare surveys, conduct interviews, create data visualizations and conduct analyses. The data is meant to serve as a tool for research, advocacy, and policymaking. This person will work as an advisor to NALAC in assessing regional needs and understanding policies that impact Latinos in Houston. The Associate will work alongside NALAC staff and Houston alumni of the NALAC Leadership and Advocacy Institutes. Core duties include developing a research tool to map the Latino arts field in Houston, identifying key organizations, individuals, networks, advocacy groups, and assessing their needs and goals; establishing key partnerships with diverse organizations and public and private stakeholders; work with local communities to develop a system of monitoring and evaluating progress, building metrics and indicators that effectively tell the story of strengthening the Latino voice in Houston. Aid NALAC in forming strategic networks and alliances within and beyond the Latino arts and culture field in Houston to increase the impact of collective social change efforts, widen the scope of influence, and deepen the integration of cultural equity principles and leaders into broader cultural, artistic, racial, social and economic justice efforts. Vital to ensuring this project’s success is developing and tracking indicators of success, not only for our own evaluative purposes but also as a tool in documenting the stories and statistics of the rising Latino population in Houston.

Internship and Career Development Program
NALAC is proud to offer an internship program that truly provides hands on experiences in arts non-profit management. We provide resources to help interns sharpen skills and make meaningful contributions in their careers. Intern mentors provide leadership and valuable feedback in addition to a personalized work plan. Schedule and dates of service range from 5-12 hours per week with weekly schedule to be determined by intern and supervisor. Six-month average service, with the possibility to continue. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. Positions may be renewed or reposted. Interns may be eligible for university/college credit (course/credit must be identified and arranged by intern with counsel from her/ his university/college advisor). NALAC internships are unpaid. 
Friday, 01 September 2017 03:36

NALAC Chief Advancement Officer

Thursday, 31 August 2017 17:37

NALAC Advancement Associate