Organization: Contemporary Arts Center
About this position:
Job Title: Teen Programs Manager
Reports To: Creative Learning Director
Position Status: Part-Time, Non-exempt
SCOPE OF POSITION (General Description): This full-time position reports directly to the Creative Learning Director. They will work Monday-Wednesday 9-5, Thursday - Friday from 11am-7pm, and select Wednesday evenings. Main teen related responsibilities include planning and facilitating Young Adult Lab, working with teens through the Artist in Residence program and managing the Teen Council Program. Responsibilities also include helping to maintain the Art Lab and its inventory.
TEEN PROGRAMS MANAGER SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Serve as the main point of contact for our evening teen audience. Work with them on art projects developed by the Artists in Residence on Friday evenings. Thursdays teach and develop art making projects tied to our Young Adult Lab program.
Data entry and record keeping for all teen programming.
Assist the Artists in Residence in setting up tables and ordering and organizing art materials, developing flow sheets, clean up and welcoming visitors.
Create and manage all Teen Programming at the CAC and some outreach events developed by the
Teen Council. Duties include assisting young adult visitors with evening programming, general customer service, visitor sign in, evaluations, photographic documentation, assist in set up and take down, assist Artists in Residents and manage the development of art projects with the Teen Council
and the Teen Council out of state field trip.
Manage and develop the Young Adult College and Career series.
Help maintain the 6 th Floor Creativity Center, along with the education staff, for visitor usage; this includes maintaining Art Lab and its supplies and ensuring that all educational spaces are clean and safe.
Work towards building trust and connections between security, visitor services and our teen visitors.
Perform other duties as assigned.
ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND. THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONCIOUS OF OTHER CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION NEEDS AND CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.
Bachelor’s degree with experience in fine arts, education, counseling and/or social work preferred. The ideal candidate will also have at least 2 years of experience working with or managing teens and young adults.
Have a basic knowledge of working with teens from various demographics.
Art making background or experiences in the art education field.
Training or background experience in de-escalation procedures recommended. Or willingness to take trainings.
Solid computer skills; Knowledge of MS Office a must (Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel).
Interest in contemporary art.
Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills.
This job requires stocking supplies- must be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder.
Work schedule is Monday-Wednesday 9-5, Thursday–Friday evenings 11am-7pm, select Wednesday evenings and additional hours as needed to accommodate programming needs. Some flexibility with hours and evenings.
The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.
ABOUT THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER:
The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances,
and experiences that open minds.
The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.
Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.
Please send cover letter and resume by June 30, 2022, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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