ARTSblock is composed of the California Museum of Photography, the Sweeney Art Gallery, and the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts. Located on a single block in adjacent historical buildings in downtown Riverside, easily accessible to the public as well as the campus. ARTSblock's mission is to provide a cultural presence, educational resource, community center and intellectual meeting ground for the university and the community. The Senior Public Events Manager is responsible for all aspects of managing complex performing arts programs, theatrical productions, ceremonies, galas, musical productions, in addition to facility rentals including conferences, meetings, keynote speakers, film screenings, within non-traditional venues, along with coordinating educational tours of ARTSblock with curators. The Event manager will interact with a variety of clientele and staff, including University faculty, staff, and students, as well as community partners, and private parties. The Event Manager is responsible for managing successful events in the ARTSblock facilities, beginning with conception, through to planning, execution, and cleanup and tear down. Responsibilities also include promotion, and publicity. A candidate should have an appreciation for the arts and for managing events within a museum context, as opposed to a traditional, performing arts venue.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.