Job Title: Art Education Administrator
Reports to: Executive Director
Job Purpose: The Art Education Administrator is thoroughly committed to the LVAC/Turner Center mission, creates and manages art education programs at the Turner Center for the Arts, and coordinates with volunteers and contracted art education personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Executive Director and in coordination with Center staff, the Art Education Administrator will have duties and responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
- Develop and manage art education programs at the Center;
- Utilize various methods to promote art education to the public and target groups;
- Collaborate with various constituencies and teachers;
- Prepare program offerings and information on art education for publication and distribution;
- Schedule art education programs;
- Prepare spaces appropriately for art classes, including instruction, equipment and materials;
- Attend weekly staff meetings and committee meetings as required;
- Coordinate the Art Explorations program with VSU and the Boys & Girls Club;
- Prepare and oversee various school-age summer and winter camps;
- Conduct grant research, write, and maintain grant budgets;
- Develop proposals for new class opportunities; and
- Assist staff and committee members in achieving strategic objectives.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Art Education, Communication Arts, Art Administration or appropriate related field;
- Experience working in a nonprofit organization;
- Experience with teaching, planning, and managing art programs;
- Experience in planning a variety of arts education curricula and programs;
- Experience with grant development;
- Strong written and oral communication skills;
- Proven leadership skills;
- Experience working with children and adults;
- Experience working with the public and diverse cultures;
- Ability to work as part of a team;
- Ability to use good judgment and function with minimal supervision; and
- Experience working with general office equipment and appropriate technology including computer hardware and software.
The Art Education Administrator generally works a 35.5-hour work week, Monday – Friday. After-hours events hosted by or in the Center will sometimes require working outside of normal operating hours on weeknights and weekends.
Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, ability to lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs., and the ability to climb stairs in order to reach storage rooms. The setup and break down of tables and chairs for Center events occurs on a regular basis and all employees are expected to help when needed.