[Reader-list] Opportunity: Director, Programmes at the India Foundation for the Arts (IFA)
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Wed Jun 23 21:09:16 IST 2010
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA), Bangalore is looking for a
IFA makes grants nationwide under various programmes: arts research and
documentation, arts education, extending arts practice, new
performance, curatorship and special grants. Please visit IFA’s website
(www.indiaifa.org) for further information on our work.
Responsibilities of the Director, Programmes:
The successful candidate will be the programme team’s chief strategist
and be responsible for ensuring delivery on IFA’s programme strategies
and objectives. S/he will supervise and appraise the work of the
S/he will also be responsible for conceptualising and executing IFA's
community engagement initiatives like publications, festivals,
conferences and seminars in association with Programme Executives and
the Marketing and Development team.
Along with the Executive Director and Deputy Director, s/he will be
responsible for developing IFA’s growth strategies and setting annual
The position will be based in Bangalore, and will entail considerable
travel in India.
The successful candidate will be appointed for five years on a
contractual basis. The compensation package will be in the scale of Rs
7 to 9 lakh annually.
Eligibility for Director, Programmes:
Applicants should be mature professionals with 10 or more years of
experience of teaching, research, arts practice or managing programmes
in the arts or humanities in India. They should be conversant with
current issues and activities in the arts. They should demonstrate
ideational ability, potential for leadership, a good sense of strategy,
financial management skills, and be able to network and represent the
organisation in different forums. They should be good writers, editors
and public communicators.
The deadline for receipt of applications is July 19, 2010. Applicants
should include a covering letter, a detailed resume, a statement of
interest in this position, copies of articles/papers they have written
and any other supporting documents. Short-listed candidates will be
interviewed in Bangalore in August.
Applications should be addressed to Anmol Vellani, Executive Director,
India Foundation for the Arts, and sent by email to
anmolvellani at indiaifa.org with the Subject line “Director, Programmes
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