5+ years managing an arts program, including staff development, faculty oversight and budget responsibility.
The senior arts management position oversees CSMA’s in school art programs, ensuring excellence in art classes, camps, special needs and school-based programs (grades TK – 8). Responsibilities include maintaining relationships with partnering schools (50+), leading a team of four art professionals, thoughtful hiring of highly qualified teaching artists, overseeing faculty support activities and supervising all program operations and planning. As a key member of the programs team, the manager will work collaboratively with other functions – finance, development, admin and facilities – to deliver outstanding art education experiences for all students at our school sites.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead operations and strategic development of onsite and school-based art programs
Represent CSMA in the community as an advocate for the arts and as standards-based curriculum expert
Design and lead program evaluation activities
Meet with principals, mentor teachers and school site teaching artists to develop plans for school-year program
Maintain positive relationships and excellent communications with all school partners, teaching artists, families and students
Manage contract negotiations with schools and districts
Ensure a high quality student art experience
Supervise and support all program staff and faculty
Participate in annual budget process
Monitor and approve expenditures, including ADP payroll
Meet budget goals for individual programs
Hire, train, supervise, support and evaluate faculty
Approve biweekly payroll in a timely manner
Oversee faculty training program and professional development
Plan for ongoing development of curriculum to meet School’s social justice goals and to reflect California Arts Standards
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
5+ years of experience in management of an arts program, including staff development, faculty oversight and budget responsibility
Fluency in analyzing data to make program decisions
Experience in working with diverse constituencies and community partners to define and support common goals
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Outstanding problem-solving skills and flexibility in working with others
High level of competency with Google Workspace
MFA or MA in Art or Arts Education with teaching experience
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The employee is required to travel to all schools served by in-school program for meetings and other required tasks
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Paid time off
403 (b) Retirement Plan
Company sponsored Life Insurance
Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with Senior Arts Program Manager as the subject line.
*The Community School of Music and Arts values diversity. Candidates who have a demonstrated ability to relate to diverse student populations and who have experience working in bilingual environments are strongly encouraged to apply.