PARKER M. POSEY
12345 Old Oak Lane, Portland, OR 12345
Home: 877-875-7706, Cell: 877-875-7706
DESIGN DIRECTOR, ARTISTIC
CROSS-DISCIPLINARY BRIDGES THROUGH THE ARTS
Award-winning design director provides diverse and multicultural
approaches to a wide variety of disciplines, both within and
outside the artistic community. Guides teams by uniting
innovative methods and competing goals to instill the values of
design excellence and awareness in a variety of academic,
social, and geographic communities. Develops, implements, and
facilitates large-scale budgets to enact broad projects that
resolve cultural issues through design in private, academic, and
public service settings.
CORE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Senior Management
- Recruiting and Retention
- Academic Management
- University Course Development
- Fine Arts Management
- Fundraising / Budget Creation
- Workshop Planning / Development
- Strategic Problem Solving
Confidential Design Associates, Inc. 1975-Present
Manage large-scale initiatives for
socially responsible art, architecture, and design. Consult on
strategic and cultural planning. Incisively and creatively
develop interdisciplinary academic initiatives.
Fellow of Harvard University
Keynote Speaker at the Grantmakers of
America Conference (2008).
Develop educational workshops for
teachers on design in education.
Major clients include: The
Worldpaper, The Boston Company, Stryker Corporation, United
Asset Management, MIT, Harvard University, Salt Lake City,
and the Christian Science Church.
Professor in Family and Community,
School of Architecture and School of
Medicine (joint appointment)
Created and implemented an
interdisciplinary university community partnership that
integrated research, education, and outreach to support the
people, places, and processes that sustain communities. Major
work included award-winning project in Coconut Grove, a
65-block, at-risk, historic Bahamian/African-American
neighborhood of Miami.
$1.5 million from local
businesses and foundations in support for the Coconut Grove
Recruited, coached, and managed
large team of university students, faculty, and community
members to commit to this unprecedented project designed to
reconnect Coconut Grove with its residents.
Created initiatives in Behavioral and
Public Health with the University of Miami Medical School.
Taught and sponsored community
workshops on re-imagining community.
organic plan to unify community that
resulted in rezoning, rebuilding,
and re-envisioning Coconut Grove,
"instilling a pride of place," and teaching residents to
remember, honor, and develop their physical space and their
Innovation and Creation Pride of NCARB and an award from the
Center for Ethics and Public Service
for this unique project effort.
became the basis for the book
Reimagining Coconut Grove,
which is known in the industry for its explication of best
Director, Design Program,
As a leader in this Federal agency,
recruited, managed, and performance evaluated staff, completing
several major art-based initiatives. Leveraged convening power
of the agency on a national level to integrate disparate
disciplines and increase dialog.
Professional Experience continued...