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Sing for Hope transforms lives by using the power of the arts to create a better world. We mobilize a vast network of artists to power high-level arts programming at under-resourced schools, hospitals, and community centers year-round. Founded in 2006, Sing for Hope is grounded in the belief that the arts have the unique power to uplift, unite, and transform individuals and communities.
This fall, Sing for Hope is poised to expand its operations considerably, and as such, some of our existing staff are transitioning into new roles. During this exciting time, Sing for Hope is seeking an Education Manager, an experienced educator and program manager who will assist our Director of Education in executing Sing for Hope’s youth programming.
Reporting to the Director of Education, the Education Manager will coordinate and administer all aspects of Sing for Hope’s ongoing youth programming, including planning, organizing, staffing, and evaluating program activities.
EDUCATION PROGRAM MANAGER:
- Assists Director of Education in all facets of SFH program management.
- Fills in as Project Leader and assists with SFH education programming as needed.
- Under the direction of the Director of Education, helps coordinate Sing for Hope’s education programming, including school assemblies, classroom workshops, student piano painting sessions, special events, and more in accordance with the mission and goals of Sing for Hope.
- Creates materials as needed for program activities.
- Ensures that program activities comply with all relevant legal and professional standards.
- Caters Sing for Hope education offerings to different grade levels and creates varied programming to reflect the diverse needs of the schools we serve.
- Communicates with partners and other stakeholders to gain community support for programming and to solicit input to improve the programs.
- With the Director of Education, markets and sells education programming to prospective school partners.
- Assists in compiling regular program metrics, including Artist Partner hours and constituents served.
- Under the direction of the Director of Education, updates and helps maintains the SFH Programming Manual & Archive documents for Youth Programs to keep pace with program development, ensuring institutional memory as well continued “best in class / best practices” status of SFH programs.
The preferred candidate will have:
- A bachelor’s degree in an education-related field (arts education preferred)
- Background in the arts
- Experience teaching or working with children of all ages
- Two years of program management experience
- Strong organizational skills
- A warm and friendly communication style
- Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
- Experience with WordPress a plus
- Spanish proficiency a plus
Level of Language Proficiency
Spanish proficiency a plus.
Minimum Education Required