Studio Central Art Program Director: Artbeat Studio is seeking an administrator for the Studio Central Urban Arts Centre located at 444 Kennedy Street in Central Park. Programming aims to make art accessible to everyone, regardless of economic means, background, or artistic experience. Art making that promotes social engagement is at the core of the Studio Central mission. Programming at Studio Central is volunteer driven and provides participants with opportunity for engagement with both visual and performing arts as a means of inspiring personal passion, building relationships, and bridging diverse groups. The Art Program Director reports to Artbeat Studio’s Executive Director.
This is a full-time permanent position with a benefits package Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00am – 6:00pm. (Occasional evenings)
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
This position is for an artist (visual and/or performing) with strong administrative and leadership skills who has a passion for the inner city and the role participatory arts plays in community building and promoting social inclusion.
University Degree in a design related field (Fine Arts, Art Education, Architecture) Advanced degree is preferred. Minimum two years’ work experience with multi-cultural inner-city and vulnerable populations, including program development and promotion. Demonstrated small and large scale project development and personnel management. ‘Child Abuse Registry’ and ‘Criminal Record’ checks are required.
PROGRAM DESIGN, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT:
Implement and promote programs based on established goals with specific, measurable results. Ensure program quality throughout the year. Visual representations of typical program activities available at Studio Central Facebook.
Invite, enlist, orient/train, supervise and evaluate program volunteers. Facilitate focused and productive volunteer forums. Proactively and constructively address issues that may impact volunteers, participants and programming.
Develop, present, and maintain budget(s). Work collaboratively with staff to stay within established budgets. Ensure the program is managed consistently within grant requirements and funding constraints. Oversee supply management. Track and report on outreach and enrollment efforts.
Cultivate and manage strong professional relationships with participants, volunteers, and key constituencies.
MANAGE PROGRAM-RELATED MARKETING CONTENT:
Craft, review and revise program content for print, web, and social media. Proactively bring positive stories of participants, volunteers and staff to the Executive Director.
Working knowledge of MS Office suite, Adobe Design suite, database management (Giftworks), file management on a local server accessed by a number of staff users.
HOW TO APPLY:
If this description seems like a good match for your personality, skills, and career goals please send us a cover letter, resume, and two references (all in one document) by email to:
Subject line: Studio Central Art Program Director
Applications will be accepted (by email only) until Monday August 15, 2016
We are grateful for all applications; only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.
STUDIO CENTRAL ART PROGRAM DIRECTOR – KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Program Promotions:
|Program Implementation – Creative Techniques
– Studio Operations
-Career Path Development
-Community Development Projects