University of Oregon

Arts and Administration Program

Alumni Placement

A selection of AAD Alumni locations and careers are viewable by clicking on this map.

Below is a list of previous positions held by AAD Alumni members at organizations across the globe.

Position/Title Organization
Director of Public Relations  Seattle Art Museum
Executive Director  American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Memphis
Director  New Visions Gallery
Visitor Associate  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center
Development Coordinator  The Northwest Academy
Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant  Standard Financial Group
Donor Relations and Stewardship Officer  Naropa University
Volunteer/Special Events Coordinator  Wilamalane Park and Recreation District
Visual Art Curriculum Specialist K-12th grades  Pasadena Independent School District
Communications Manager  Multnomah Library Foundation
Administrative and Education Coordinator  Atelier 6000
Assistant to the Producing Artistic Director & Managing Director  ZACH Theatre
City Planner  City of McCall, Idaho
Executive Director  Cuesta College Foundation
Yoga Instructor Studio 508
Project Manager  Thread Creative
Alumni Relations  California State University, Long Beach
Community Engagement Manager Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
Community Arts Coordinator  Utah Department of Heritage and Arts
Adjunct Faculty  Arts & Administration Program, University of Oregon
Assistant Professor Public Administration  Binghamton University, State University of New York
VIP Services Shift Manager  Mohegan Sun
Public Outreach Consultant  KTA Consulting, LLC
Apprentice Electrical Journeyman  McDiarmid Controls
Chair Public Art Commission City of Evanston, IL
Director of Programs  The Art of the Rural
Director of Institutional Research and Planning  Pacific Northwest College of Art
Event Operations Manager  Cal Performances
Sponsored Programs Specialist  University of Idaho
Events Coordinator  Lied Center of Kansas
Senior Account Executive CMD
Collections Manager  Pratt Museum
Arts Education Manager  Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County
Research Intern  Regional Research Institute
Interim Managing Director  Maggie Allesse National Center for Choreography (Florida State University)
Director of Audience Services  White Bird Dance
Buyer/Planner  Aquion Energy
Executive Director  MECCA (Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts)
Teacher  International School of Amsterdam
Cultural Arts Program Manager  Hillsboro Arts and Culture Council
Private Violin Instructor  Vivace Violin Studio
Academic Thesis Coordinator  Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon
Lecturer  University of Fort Hare
Graduate Secretary  Idaho State University
Program Membership Coordinator  Stand for Children
Associate Literary Director  South Coast Repertory
Senior Coordinator  Public and Government Affairs, University of Oregon
Chair of Department of Dance  DeSales University
Associate Director of Public Programs, Exhibitions and Education  Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon
Tour and Informational Services Coordinator Washington State Capitol Visitor Services Center
Artistic Director  Phame Academy
Executive Director  Out of Site Youth Arts Center
Executive Director and Founder  Seattle JazzED
Colorado State Lead  National Landscape Conservation System, Bureau of Land Management
Executive Director Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum
Program Director  Fulbright Colombia
Youth Programs Manager  Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
Managing Partner  Level Up Arcade and Bar
Online Communications Officer  World Bank - Global Partnership for Education
Foundation and Corporate Relations  Holt International Children's Services
Web Content Specialist  Academic Affairs, University of Oregon
Area Financial Coordinator and Leader La Leche League International
Education Outreach Coordinator  Donate Life Northwest
4-H Youth Development Faculty  Oregon State University
Program Manager  Boston Center for Adult Education
Software Trainer  Making Everlasting Memories
Exhibits Program Manager  Maude Kerns Art Center
Visual Communications Specialist  City of Eugene, Oregon
Business Systems Analyst, Advancement Services  University of California - Santa Barbara
Executive Director  Opera to Go
School Community Coordinator  Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School
Marketing and Communications Manager  San Francisco Film Society
Visitor Services  Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Associate Director  Academic Extension, University of Oregon
Assistant Director of Strategic Relations and Communications  Carolinas HealthCare Foundation
Market Coordinator  International  Folk Art Market Santa Fe
Assistant Director of Development  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Coordinator of Juried Exhibitions and Gift Gallery Manager  Foothills Art Center
Marketing Director Rowell Brokaw Architects
Curator of Education  Mathers Museum of World Culture at Indiana University
Program Director  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Associate Director  Maude Kerns Art Center
Assistant to the Advancement Director  Sierra Club, Western Region
Communications Coordinator Los Angeles Conservancy
Assistant Dean/Executive Director College of Fine Arts/Kingsbury Hall University of Utah
Lease Relations & Events Manager  Gallo Center for the Arts
Development Director  Artists Repertory Theatre
Art Teacher  Vallejo Charter School
Development Associate  Sheltercare
Founder and Manager
Fiscal Manager  Multnomah Library Foundation
Giving and Membership Manager Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Donor Relations Manager  United Way of King County
Development Director  Food for Lane County
Receptionist/Museum Store Assistant  Racine Art Museum
Chief Technology Officer  Centerlogic
Museum Educator  Midway Village Museum
Head of Public Education and Outreach Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Publishing Coordinator Artslandia Magazine + Playbills NW
Director of Development  Arts Club Theater
Registrar  Lane County Historical Society and Museum
Art Consultant  Traver Gallery
School Liaison  Young Audiences, Portland
Collections & Exhibits Coordinator  Albany Regional Museum
Media & Marketing Coordinator  Recess
Public Art Specialist  City of San Antonio
Senior Educator for Arts and Gallery Programs  Asian Art Museum San Francisco
Administrative Coordinator Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras
Coordinator of Events, Memberships and Visitor Services University of New Mexico Art Museum
Marketing Coordinator  Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Executive Director  Theatre Horizions
Art Director  ISITE Design
Web Content Specialist  Sam Houston State University
Director of Class-Based Academic Advising  Brandeis University
Curator of Public Art City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Annual Fund Coordinator  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Director of Young Artist Programs  Southwest School of Art
Communications Coordinator  501 Commons
Executive Director  Know Your City
Health Education Specialist  Familias en Accion
PhD researcher and lecturer  University of Amsterdam
Assitant Director for Philanthropy  University of Washington Medicine
Chief Executive Officer  Spokane Masonic Center
Director  Opal School of the Portland Chldren's Museum
Manager and Web Developer  University of Oregon A&AA Web Services
Donor Programs  & Volunteer Manager San Diego Blood Bank
Education Program Associate  Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
Chief Strategist V.P.S. Cartographie (Art Career Cafe)
Grants Director  College of the Redwoods
Grants & Database Coordinator  Madison Children's Museum
Administrator  Wallowa County, Oregon
Managing Director  Arts & Administration Program, University of Oregon
Production Manager  Mighty Fine Productions
Community Engagement Manager  Carmel Bach Festival
Sales & Marketing Coordinator  Technical Industrial Sales, Inc.
Assistant Professor and Librarian  Oakland University
Architects in Schools Manager  The Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Real Estate Specialist  University of Oregon Campus Planning and Real Estate
Director of Marketing, Outreach, and Education Lyra Baroque Orchestra
Outreach Coordinator Cascadia Wildlands
Education Outreach Coordinator  Metro Arts Alliance
Development Manager  Incline Village Community Hospital Foundation
PR and Promotions Manager  Victoria Theater Association
7th/8th Grade English Language Arts Teacher LaVilla Middle School
Public Art Specialist  City of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Outreach Programs Coordinator  Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Communications Associate  Hammer Museum
Adjunct Faculty  College of Creative Arts West Virginia University
Instructor & Assistant Director  Center for Korean Studies Stony Brook University
Assistant Director Corporate Relations Art Insitute of Chicago
Director of Bands and Jazz Ensembles and Summer Administrator  International School of Brussels and French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
Artistic Director  Axial Music
Arts Education Program Manager  Lane Arts Council
Recreation Program Supervisor  City of Eugene, Oregon
Director of Arts Education  Tennesee Arts Commission
Development Manager Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Executive Director Rio Encantos Tour Company
Art Teacher  Lebanon High School
Senior Finance and Operations Manager  City of San Francisco
Director of Visitor Experience  Monterey County Youth Museum
Assistant Children's Librarian La Grande Public Library
Activities Director  Eugene Hotel
Senior Administrative Specialist  Eugene Public Library
Technology Consultant  Teaching and Learning Center, University of Oregon
Instructor  Arts & Administration Program, University of Oregon
Sr. Director of Patron & Institutional Advancement  Symphony Orchestra Augusta
Arts & Culture Program Coordinator  Oregon Supported Living Program
Administrative Assistant  Holt International Children's Services
Exhibitions Designer  Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon
Development Specialist  Boise Art Museum
Gallery Manager  Maine Media Workshops + College
Development Associate  Portland Art Museum
Production Manager/Marketing & PR Director  Oregon Contemporary Theatre
Associate Director  Academy for Leadership Excellence
Senior Head of Development  Briscoe Western Art Museum
Development Associate  Portland Art Museum
Manager of School and Educator Programs  Seattle Art Museum
General Manager  Hopkins Symphony Orchestra
Development Coordinator  Sustainable Connections
Academic Advisor  University of Oregon
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