Art Institute Manager
This position is responsible for the coordination and assessment of the following Young At Art Community Programs: ArtREACH, ArtHOUSE and Girls N Power. This position also implements special projects, whether grant-related or for community awareness, and helps develop curriculum and activities for program classes and exhibits. Must manage children in a positive, enthusiastic manner.
BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS:
ArtREACH is an after-school art and academic enrichment program for children in homeless and transitional shelters.
The ArtHOUSE is a new community initiative, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale, in which Young At Art has established a creative place-making hub in the newly renovated Northwest Gardens neighborhood in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The ArtHOUSE features studios for ceramics, painting, drawing and printmaking, as well as a computer lab, providing an array of creative art and educational programming for all ages, preschool children through seniors.
Girls N Power (GNP) is an arts-based academic enrichment program conducted at the PACE Center for Girls, a non-residential treatment program and high school for at-risk teens in Wilton Manors. GNP infuses art into PACEs life skills curriculum by addressing an at-risk girls underlying behavioral issues low self-esteem, poor self-image and poor decision-making.
Plan and implement artistic curriculums and creative community programs and events, including but not limited to family workshops, monthly resident committee meetings, pubic art projects, after-school and weekend programs, partner meetings, and any other YAA Community related events and programs.
Supervise ArtHOUSE/ArtREACH/GNP teachers and staff, as well as other grant staff as new opportunities arise.
Secure and organize professional artists for public art residencies.
Liaison between Broward County Public Schools, shelters, BCPS Teachers and site; trouble shoot issues as they arise and provide accurate documentation.
Manage and help to resolve students social-emotional and behavioral needs with case managers, parents and schools; utilize Conscious Discipline curriculum.
Work with and foster relationships with Northwest Gardens residents and ArtHOUSE community partners.
Organize and fulfill all grant reporting requirements in regards to ArtHouse/ArtREACH/GNP programs including assessments and evaluations.
Ensure proper documentation of each program through photos, newsletters, videos, written testimonials, etc.
Supervise the maintenance of participant files and attendance.
Order and manage all supplies for ArtHOUSE/ ArtREACH/GNP and other grant programs as they arise.
Serve as an active member of the Education Department.
Serve as an ambassador for the museum in the community.
Assist with other museum-related duties as assigned. Education:
Bachelors Degree in Art or Art Education Skills & Qualifications
Understanding of child development and growth.
Exceptional creativity and organizational skills.
Strong communication skills.
Strong customer service skills.
Team player with a positive, energetic attitude.
One to two years of Education, Social Work, Non-profit/ Museum Management, or related experience.
Two years or more of supervisory experience in community relations with At-Risk populations.
Experience in presenting material to diverse audiences.
Experience addressing the needs of parents and young children of diverse ethnic, race and/or socioeconomic backgrounds.
Experience writing and implementing curriculum beneficial.
Experience with assessment and data collection of community-based programs.
How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Subject line: Community Programs Coordinator. No phone calls please.