Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - Bureau of Land Management Art Installation Individual Placement

Employer
Conservation Legacy
Location
Alameda, New Mexico, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
2061349085
Discipline
Land Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Title: Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps - Bureau of Land Management Art Installation Individual Placement

Stipend: $450/week (+Education Award)

Dates: 05/31/2021 - 09/03/2021

Term: 16 weeks

Reports To: Bureau of Land Management

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Status: 450 Hour AmeriCorps Service Term

Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award $1,638.89 upon successful completion of term

Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps' Mission

It is the mission of the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to lead our nations back to cultural and ecological well being. The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma, Albuquerque, Gallup, Zuni, and Hopi. *Ancestral Lands serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate. Applicants must be Native American.

Bureau Of Land Management Mission

The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. BLM manages public lands for a variety of uses such as energy development, livestock grazing, and recreation while ensuring natural, cultural, and historic resources are maintained.

Program Overview:

The El Malpais National Conservation Area (NCA) was established in 1987 to protect nationally significant geological, archaeological, ecological, cultural, scenic, scientific, and Wilderness resources surrounding the Grants Lava Flows. The Individual Placement (IP) is to assist with recreation enhancement by initiating community involvement through a local art installation at the NCA. The IP would be working directly with the Recreation resource under the multi resources division. Also, aiding in developing interpretation for a National Conservation Area.

The goal of the intern will be to begin a local art installation at the El Malpais NCA. They will be expected to identify community contacts in areas surrounding El Malpais (including but not limited to local tribes, schools, community centers, and artist groups) which can be utilized to find artists interested in contributing their work to the El Malpais NCA. They will need to familiarize themselves with copyright permissions and legal documentation necessary to procure artwork, as well as, determine costs and timelines for each piece of artwork. The intern will also need to develop an on-site layout of artwork.

Essential functions and responsibilities:
  • Develop contact with Albuquerque Open Space to discuss how they started and accomplished their local art installation at the Coors Blvd. location in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Identify community contacts in areas surrounding El Malpais (including but not limited to local tribes, schools, community centers, and artist groups) which can be utilized to find artists interested in contributing their work to the El Malpais NCA.
  • Research copyright permissions and legal documentation necessary to procure artwork.
  • Determine costs and timelines for each piece of artwork.
  • Develop an on-site layout of artwork.
  • Develop a written plan for the area including contact information that can be utilized to develop art installation after internship has ended.


Trainings provided to Individual Placement:
  • Lead Recreation Planner for El Malpais NCA will train IP to ensure that the intern knows the audience, goals, and basic requirements for the El Malpais NCA local art installation.
  • Community outreach/networking training.


Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in art, history, natural resources, public relations, communications and/or other related field.

Required Experience

Intern must have knowledge of how to use a computer for research, emails, and Microsoft Word. Intern must possess good writing and grammar skills. Intern must be self-driven and capable of researching and comprehending copyright laws. Intern should have good communication and organization skills. Intern should be willing to establish new community relationships and be comfortable with networking.

Apply Now!

To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.

Contact Ryan Aguilar at raguilar@conservationlegacy.org with any questions.

Bachelor's degree in art, history, natural resources, public relations, communications and/or other related field.

Intern must have knowledge of how to use a computer for research, emails, and Microsoft Word. Intern must possess good writing and grammar skills. Intern must be self-driven and capable of researching and comprehending copyright laws. Intern should have good communication and organization skills. Intern should be willing to establish new community relationships and be comfortable with networking.

Apply Now!

To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.

Contact Ryan Aguilar at raguilar@conservationlegacy.org with any questions.

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