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Project Coordinator


Job Title: Project Coordinator, Midtown Arts and Design Alliance (MADA)

Reporting Relationship: Executive Director, Santa Fe Art Institute

Location of Job: Santa Fe Art Institute

Classification: This is a temporary, 6 month, exempt position.


SFAI, as managing member of the Midtown Arts and Design Alliance LLC (MADA LLC), will work with our partners
to create a vibrant arts, design, and cultural hub in the center of Santa Fe. The MADA currently has an agreement
with the City to conduct feasibility studies for the development of this hub. The Project Coordinator will help to
manage this phase of the project. See attached project description.

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator will work with the Executive Director, Board of Trustees Midtown Committee, MADA
development team and partners, and SFAI staff to help manage and coordinate due diligence activities for the MADA
LLC project. Responsibilities will include project development strategy, schedule, and budget management, working
with consultants and vendors, research activities, and helping to convene and facilitate group meetings. See
attached project description.

Required Skills & Experience

This is a position for a detail-oriented, curious, personable, and creative individual inspired to contribute to an
emerging significant project with a large team. The ideal candidate will have the following experience and/or skills:

  • Effective project management and organizational skills, including creating and managing spreadsheets and critical
    path schedules;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and troubleshoot problems;
  • Interest in or experience with project development and strategy; and
  • Passion for connecting arts and culture with social justice.
    Ability to understand architecture and engineering drawings and reports, and excellent writing skills are a plus.
    Software skills: Excel or equivalent, Acrobat, and Gantt scheduling software. Adobe Creative Suites a plus.


Staff are expected to be available during work hours, which total 40 hours per week M-F 9 AM – 5 PM. We offer
some flexibility in the work week, including opportunities to work at home two days per week as is feasible given
on-site work duties or meetings. There are some evening and weekend events that req>uire an all team effort.

Salary & Benefits

Salary for the six month employment period is $35,000 – $40,000 commensurate with experience. SFAI adheres to a
1:3 max wage ratio and provides benefits including health, dental, and disability insurance; paid holidays and accrued
paid time off.

To Apply

Please submit a letter of interest and your CV via email with subject line “Project Coordinator” to Executive Director
Jamie Blosser at The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

For more information about the Midtown Arts and Design Alliance and this job listing, download the pdf here.