“Forty-five cultural, educational, and scientific institutions throughout Southern California received over $5 million in exhibition research grants by the Getty Foundation to prepare for the next edition of the region-wide arts initiative Pacific Standard Time, scheduled to open in 2024. The landmark series will return with dozens of exhibitions and programs focused on the intertwined histories of art and science, past and present. Together, they address some of the most complex challenges of the 21st century—from climate change and environmental racism to the current pandemic and artificial intelligence—and the creative solutions these problems demand.” Read the full article on Getty Iris.

Image: Bioremediating cultures, 2019, Maru García, Vacuoles. Installation with 29 ceramic pieces containing lead-contaminated soil from South East LA and three-channel video projections. Part of a Pacific Standard Time research project being undertaken at Self-Help Graphics & Art. Photo: Maru García © 2019 Maru García

The Levi Strauss Foundation seeks an Executive Director who will be a dynamic, visionary leader with a strong equity lens to guide this corporate foundation in setting and routinely evaluating the relevancy of its mission, and to implement foundation policies and programs globally. 

Bel Air Church is hiring a Executive Communications Director a highly strategic and exciting role that provides communications leadership to both the Bel Air Church physical and digital campus communities. 

PULL UP FOR CHANGE is hiring an Executive Director to bring transparency, accountability and Black representation within the beauty industry but, now ultimately, across the rest of corporate America, too.

The Social Justice Legal Foundation is hiring an Executive Director. The Social Justice Legal Foundation advances social justice by focusing on groundbreaking trial work and innovative collaboration across private, public and academic sector.

L.A.’s social justice epicenter, the Liberty Hill Foundation is hiring a Grants Associate, Senior Manager Public Relations, Senior Manager Institutional Grants, and a Program Manager Youth Justice.

Palos Verdes Library District is hiring a Young Readers Librarian.

Los Angeles Ballet is hiring an Administrative Associate to support all administrative functions of the organization and serve as direct support to the Administrative Director and Director of Development.

The Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) is hiring a PT Administrative Coordinator.

Ensure the well-being and effectiveness of responders worldwide. ​Headington Institute is hiring an Operations Assistant.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund is hiring a Manager and Associate Director, Advisory to work with nonprofit organizations, philanthropies, and other mission-driven partners to address issues of finance within the flawed nonprofit system.

Accelerate ideas into action to advance the public good. Community Partners is hiring a Benefits Coordinator and a Program Director.

Create systemic change to effectively address homelessness in Hollywood through advocacy, education, service coordination, and innovation. Hollywood 4WRD is currently conducting a search for the position of Executive Director.

The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) is hiring a Program Associate to provide support across CCI’s programs, ensuring their smooth operation and interplay. 

Social Change Fund United is seeking a talented Executive Director to accelerate social change and assist in sustaining a fair and equitable society for all.

Leadership Long Beach is in search of a dynamic and passionate individual to serve as Executive Director. 

Strengthen U.S. movements for reproductive and social justice by resourcing intersectional grassroots organizing and centering the leadership of women of color – particularly those who are Black, Indigenous, and Transgender. The Groundswell Fund is hiring a Foundation Relations Assistant and a Program Assistant.

Galapagos Conservancy seeks a full-time Marketing Manager who has a passion for wildlife conservation and the skills to develop digital communications that supports the organization’s objectives.

The Nature Conservancy is hiring an Events Associate responsible for creating and developing a long list of resources, products, in-person events (when COVID 19 restrictions allow for them again) and virtual events that further Conservancy’s mission and its target audiences (donors and supporters).

Stand Up To Cancer is hiring a Communications Manager, Associate Director of Production and Content, Communications Writer, and Assistant to SVP Communications.

REACH for Community is a nonprofit working to champion the use of arts for social impact in every sector through education, community organizing and widespread advocacy. REACH is hiring an Executive Consultant.

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens seeks a highly motivated, creative, and dynamic Bradford and Christine Mishler Associate Curator of American Art.

MOCA is hiring a Sr. Advancement Associate, Philanthropic Programs and a Finance Manager.

The City of El Segundo is hiring a Cultural Arts Coordinator who is responsible for the administration of the Cultural Development Program, including overseeing the bidding and selection process for City commissioned public art installations and the conservation of public art. 

18th Street Arts Center, one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California, is hiring a PT Residency Coordinator.

The Chinati Foundation is accepting applications for its residency program. The program provides an opportunity for artists from around the world to work in a striking, natural environment in Marfa, TX.

The Cayton Children’s Museum is hiring a Communications & Marketing Coordinator who is responsible for supporting the organization’s annual marketing and development strategy, working to effectively convey their core message and build brand identity through internal and external communications.

The Fowler Museum is hiring a PT Program Coordinator and Educator to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st-Century Museum,” and a PT Curatorial Assistant to participate in a 3-year collaborative interdisciplinary project funded by the Lilly Endowment’s Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative and a Head of Digital Learning and Innovation.

SITE Santa Fe is hiring a Visitor Services Associate responsible for creating a welcoming and accessible environment for visitors and for delivering information about the exhibitions and public programs. 

The Palm Springs Art Museum is hiring a Manager of Exhibitions & Collection.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is hiring an Assistant / Associate Registrar.

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is hiring an Exhibition Project Manager, Manager, Public Programs, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, and Supervisor, Mobile Museums.

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Basic Needs Initiatives Manager to manage all aspects of the CSU Basic Needs Initiative (BNI) programs and services. 

The USC Race and Equity Center is hiring an Associate Director for K-12 Professional Learning Programs.

The Program Coordinator of cityLAB, a research and design center in the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the center, the administration of projects and budgets, office management, and preparation of project reports.

UCLA is hiring an Administrative Specialist to the Executive and Artistic Director (EAD) to provide high level administrative support.

Art Center has several openings including an Assistant Director of Admissions, Assistant Director, Admissions Operations, Vice President, Admissions, Associate Dean of Students / Director of the Center for the Student Experience, International Student Advisor, Associate Registrar and Director of Enrollment Services Operations, Curatorial Assistant, Associate Director, Online Education Media Production.

The City of Redondo Beach is hiring a Community Services Director.

The Los Angeles Times is hiring a Director, Public Affairs to oversee public affairs, corporate social responsibility and community engagement activities and programs.

Southern California Edison (SCE) is hiring an Energy Equity Senior Advisor to provide key subject matter expertise to senior and executive management in the areas of environmental and social justice (ESJ), non-governmental organizations (NGO) engagement and environmental philanthropy. 

The Better World Group is hiring an Associate for 1 year to work on a variety of projects ranging from public lands, environment and climate, racial justice, Native American law and policy, sustainability, and active transportation.

CALSTART has an immediate opening for a highly motivated and skilled leader to join their team as the San Joaquin Valley Program Manager. 

Sequoia Climate, a new philanthropy that seeks to decarbonize the world economy at a speed and scale equal to the problem, is hiring a Program Associate.

Stand.earth is a nonprofit environmental organization working to create a world where respect for people and the environment comes first. The Stand is hiring a Communications Director.

Building Democracy. Electing Environmental Champions. Protecting Our Future. The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) is hiring a Regional Organizer, Senior Campaign Officer, Human Resources Generalist based in Northern or Southern CA.

Everytable is on a mission to transform the food system to make fresh, nutritious food affordable and accessible to everyone, everywhere. Everytable is hiring a Program Manager.

If you love engaging with people, focusing on the details, building partnerships, and passionately working to create positive outcomes for the formerly incarcerated, Defy Ventures has an opening for a Program Director, National.

Lipton Strategies, a boutique, strategic consulting firm working at the intersection of philanthropy, public affairs, and social impact, is hiring an Associate.

Empower voters and defend democracy. League of Women Voters of California is hiring a Program Coordinator, Democracy Projects or a one year, grant funded position.

The Yosemite Conservancy is hiring a Chief Marketing and Communications Officer.

CAMEO is California’s statewide network made up of over 300 organizations, agencies, and individuals dedicated to furthering microbusiness development in California. CAMEO is hiring an Outreach Specialist / Manager.

UTA seeks a Manager, Inclusion who will be a results-oriented and resourceful leader capable of ramping up quickly and establishing themselves as a credible strategic partner.

Logitech seeks a LogiCares intern to help the Community & Advocacy team by building out Logitech’s Skills-Based Volunteering Program.

18th Street Arts Center is one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public. 18th Street is looking for a Curatorial, Events, Communications, Design, Development, Culture Mapping, Video / Photography, and Resident Artist Interns.

Art Center seeks a Getty Marrow curatorial Intern for Summer 2021, to assist with a full range of duties related to exhibitions and programs. 

The di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is hiring a Senior Development Officer.

Valley Water is hiring a Program Administrator to be part of a team ensuring the success of Valley Water’s legislative, policy and funding initiatives at the local, state and federal level on behalf of the residents of Santa Clara County. You will shape public policy and opinion while building Valley Water’s image, brand and reputation.

Advance social and environmental justice by building a movement of people who know, use, and shape the law. Namati is hiring a Program Director/Senior Manager, Global Environmental Justice Corps, Program Officer, Global Environmental Justice Corps, Environmental Justice Organizer in D.C., Program Officer, Environmental Justice in Myanmar (Burma).

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