Job Summary: Art Program Coordinator will create, organize, manage, and plan art workshops, excursions and projects in partnership with external stakeholders for residents in the Project HOME community. Art Program Coordinator will also provide support and enrichment to new and established resident artists. This position is 100% onsite.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Create dynamic, innovative quality art offerings in collaboration with residential leadership, teaching artists, contracted artists, volunteers, local art and cultural institutions, educational institutions and participants.
- Ensure that projects are integrated with wellness focus, supporting individuals in recovery.
- Generate a pool of artists and content to source for projects.
- In collaboration with Manager, identify, initiate, and pursue new programmatic and project opportunities and partnerships, while developing and maintain positive relationships with partners.
- Maintain ongoing program offerings, by providing ongoing outreach and support for participants, volunteers and partners and by directly facilitating art classes for residents
- Provide supervisory, training and mentoring opportunities for participants, volunteers and teaching artists. Support teaching artists to facilitate classes
- Develops opportunities for artist exhibitions at local institutions
- Provide project coordination and operating oversight of all art programming:
- Maintain and order art supplies; track and record all art class attendance in ETO
- Create and monitor project timelines
- Coordinate community outreach and events, including workshops and exhibitions.
- Formally present designs and describe projects to community stakeholders independently, and with artists.
- Coordinate all art project documentation, including designs, finished project, and written descriptions.
- Plans and organizes storage, and exhibition of art collections.
- Negotiates and authorizes a collection’s purchase, sale, exchange, or loan.
- Report program outcomes to Advisory Board
- Represent artist when artist is not available
- Generate material for fundraising and development efforts and reports to funders
- Promotes the use of the organization’s services and maintains community alliances.
- Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Art Education, Visual or Performing Arts, or a related field
- 3-5 years of experience in art program development, implementation and assessment
- A knowledge and background in contemporary art and art history.
- Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, data entry
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong leadership skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Experience working with individuals in recovery, housing displaced
- Excellent organizational and time skills
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- 5 years of experience of art programming, instruction, coordination or in a similar role
- Experience in art therapy
- Demonstrated proficiency in art & design software. (i.e., photoshop, illustrator)
- Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
- Experience with youth and young adults
- Experience working with the LGBTQ population
Promotes the use of the organization’s services and maintains community alliances.