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CCC is currently hiring for the following positions: 

 

Office Manager

 

Docent Ambassador Program 

 

Gallery Volunteer  

Office Manager

January 2021

 

The Office Manager is an integral member of the team who maintains a supportive environment for operations and offices. This individual is an enthusiastic and passionate individual committed to supporting the arts, the community and the underserved. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Office Manager is responsible for managing CCC’s operations, including compliance, human resources, and overseeing the facilities and rental program.

 

The successful candidate has extraordinary interpersonal skills, embraces challenges and possesses the ability to motivate the team. They are flexible, resilient and keeps calm under pressure. This position reports to the Executive Director.

 

Responsibilities

Operations 65%

  • Manage the Foundation’s operations as outlined in the Operations Manual

  • Supervise the flow of work related to professional workplace, in appearance and efficient functions of the office, including mail, phones, open/closure procedures, money log and accounting procedures, overseeing Custodial Support staff 

  • Manage agreements and partnerships with other agencies (SF Human Services Agency, Self Help for the Elderly, etc.)

  • Manage annual audit by working with accountants, auditors and coordinating with team

  • Manage insurance and appropriate government filing

  • Manage office equipment, usage and appropriate supplies

  • Develops and implements appropriate office protocols as identified and needed (i.e. health & safety protocols, emergency preparedness, office safety & security) and builds staff buy-in

  • Organizes and supports team celebrations, birthdays, holidays, and team building within budget

  • Organizes and leads end of year closing activities (office clean up, team evaluations, etc.)

  • Manage compliance of operations, including:

    • Collaborate with grants manager to ensure compliance and proper record-keeping of grants, submission and deadlines

    • Ensure proper data collection for operations, such as Cultural Data Project 

    • Audits by external parties 

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Human Resources 10%

  • Support hiring, onboarding/exiting staff and volunteers

  • Create, update, and maintain human resource system records

  • Manage and be knowledgeable about accessing/enrolling in CCC’s benefits (401K, health insurance, etc.)

  • Assist in implementation of personnel policies and procedures

  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment

  • Manage timesheets, liaise with accountant/bookkeeper to review, submit and ensure accuracy of timesheets for payroll

  • Ensure proper flow, confidentiality and maintenance of employee data

 

Event Space & Relations with landlord 20%

  • Manage relationship between the Foundation and the Landlord (Justice Investors/Intergroup), including CCC’s right to event space (A, B, C and other dates)

  • Annual submission of reserved dates (A, GB, and B)

  • Annual CPI adjustment

  • Event space: Oversee event logistics with clients; identify needs and ensure customer satisfaction, outreach to existing and new clients to build revenue, and steward & build relationships

 

Board of Directors and Executive Director support 5%

  • Provide high-level executive assistance and direct support to Executive Director and Board

  • Coordinate Foundation’s Board meetings and events. Prepare and compile agenda and all support materials for meetings

  • Create, maintain, and file Board related materials

 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years in operations/office manager position in nonprofit or related field

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

  • Passion for the arts and culture, and/or for community building work

  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Independent worker and takes initiative

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, working toward shared common goals

  • Experience in nonprofit setting, arts and culture, educational organizations a plus

  • Bilingual in Chinese and English a plus

 

Email jenny@cccsf.us with cover letter, resume, and 2 references to apply. Position is open until filled.

Docent Ambassador Program

The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco is recruiting Docents to assist in leading our Chinatown Walking Tours. CCC is looking for friendly outgoing people with interests in Asian American history and culture and the desire to work with diverse audiences. All docent ambassadors will receive training, so an arts background is not necessary. 

 

CCC Docent Ambassadors will lead unique tours within San Francisco Chinatown. They will become well-versed about the history of Chinatown at the crossroads of community, art, and social justice. Educate others how community building and preservation efforts helped create unique and bold contemporary art on the walls of Chinatown.

 

In addition, Ambassadors will also gain experience in public speaking, museum operation and management, arts education, and opportunities to work with local artists and community organizations.

Commitment:

6 Month Program

Scheduling can be accommodated as needed but ambassadors must commit at least 1 day or 8 hours per week.

Skills Gained & Benefits:

  • $1,000 Stipend

  • Knowledgeable about Chinatown history and art 

  • Arts education

  • Teaching

  • Leading conversations with a diverse range of ages

  • Public speaking

  • CCC Design store discount

  • One year Contemporaries membership

  • Opportunities for gallery experience, work with the local community, established and emerging artists, and engage in art activism project

 

If you have any questions, email wendy@cccsf.usInterested applicants can also submit their resume and short cover letter to wendy@cccsf.us.

 

Gallery Volunteers

The Chinese Culture Center (CCC) is seeking Gallery Volunteers to assist with our Visual Art Center, design shop, 41 Ross, and art programs at our Center located at the heart of San Francisco. The CCC Visual Art Center presents contemporary art, innovative artists, and interactive communications. This position is integral to our public engagement strategy to elevate the underserved and give voice to equality. We want everyone to leave with a positive impression and understanding of our contemporary arts and our vibrant community.

 

You will work closely with the Exhibition Manager, as well as other members of the CCC family. Volunteers will engage visitors, learn about current exhibitions, and be an integral part of the organization. Great for someone who loves the arts and community, sharing culture to others in a meaningful way, and challenging stereotypes. Also great for people who want to learn about visual arts, community, museum studies,  and the local San Francisco art scene. 

Requirements: 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Visitor engagement and support: greet visitors, engage with visitors on the current exhibition, art, and the community.

  • Work with the art team in art program coordination.

  • Providing educational support for the Center, Chinatown, and discussions about art in low-income neighborhoods, contemporary art, challenging stereotypes, and other topics.

  • Presentations & Tours: Give tours to small groups of visitors, school groups, and community groups as needed.

  • General office administrative duties as needed (phone, email, etc.)

  • Translation (English/Chinese) skill preferred.

Responsibilities will be assigned according to candidate’s qualification. A curriculum of learning will be designed for each qualified intern/volunteer.

 

Commitment: 

Ideally volunteers need to have stable working schedule during the program (minimum 3 months long with 2-3 days a week), as we hope all interns/volunteers can have sufficient time to work closely with the staff, learn about the community, participate and get fully involved in the programs.

For interested candidates, send resume and a paragraph about yourself to YY at yuanyuan@cccsf.us to join our CCC volunteer family and learn more about opportunities to get involved.