Education Program Manager

Education Program Manager

Community Creative Center is a visual arts organization located in Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios in the heart of Northwest Arkansas’ Cultural District. Community Creative Center provides a full spectrum of visual arts classes to children and adults along with specialized workshops, summer, and after school arts camps, and gallery and studio space for local artists. Community partners include Washington Regional Cancer Support Home, the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club, Fayetteville Public Library, Washington and Benton County Public Schools, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks and others. Our Mission is to awaken the extraordinary power of art to engage individuals and community through accessible arts education.

The Position:
Education Program Manager will be responsible for the development, organization, management and promotion of CCC’s arts education programming including adult and youth classes, workshops, after school programs and summer camps, grant funded, community outreach and scholarship programs.

Job Responsibilities:

• Ensure a continuum of high quality adult and youth class offerings taught by artists of regional and national standing
• Develop and implement class schedules, coordinate supply needs and monitor class records
• Recruit, screen and hire teaching artists and contractors
• Coordinate class registrations; maintain and update student records in the data base
• Develop and evaluate programming and change offerings, artists, pricing, scheduling and other elements as needed to attract and retain a large and diverse student base
• Prepare class information for flyers, website and other promotional materials
• Work with Marketing Coordinator to implement media coverage of classes and events; Facebook, twitter and other social media promotions
• Work with Wheel Mobile Coordinator and Engineer to ensure proper staffing, programming and supply needs for CCC’s traveling art studio
• Work with Studio manager and Technician to ensure proper maintenance and studio needs are met
• In partnership with the Executive Director, identify, build and maintain relationships that facilitate development of collaborations and other partnerships in the community
• Assist Executive Director on Board of Director meetings and matters

• Bachelors, preferably Master’s degree in Arts Education, Arts Administration, management or related field
• At least three years’ experience in managing a studio arts education program/art instruction
• Familiarity with a wide range of art media; Experience with clay and ceramic studio operations
• Accomplished artist in at least one medium
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
• Excellent organizational skills; detail oriented
• Experience with financial management and budgeting
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends

Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: Salary Range 30,000-35,000 Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Paid vacation: 80 hours, accrued. Paid sick: 40 hours. Medical reimbursement; Non-work time access to CCC studios. Parking pass.

Education Program Manager

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