Position Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area Board of Directors
Compensation: $50/hr, .5 FTE, estimated at $52,000 per year
This is a part-time position employed through our fiscal sponsor Intersection for the Arts. This position does not currently include benefits.
Work Hours: 20 hours per week, flexible schedule, remote, with some in-person meetings and events following current COVID guidelines
Anticipated Start Date is November 1, 2022
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through September 18, 2022
The Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area connects and catalyzes arts education communities for a more just and creative San Francisco Bay Area. We strengthen the Bay Area arts education ecosystem by supporting a network of locally-based coalitions composed of Bay Area school districts, community-based organizations, city agencies, teaching artists, families, and funders to ensure that all young people have access to creative practices and caring artistic mentors. Our core programs and services include connecting constituents through ongoing networking meetings; communicating relevant events and news through our monthly newsletter, website and social media; supporting advocacy efforts within local coalitions in alignment with district, city, and state initiatives; and engaging teaching artists and arts education leaders in professional development opportunities.
We are looking for a part-time Executive Director to continue to build our Bay Area regional activities and relevance, in concert with our Actions for Racial Equity and in alignment with the Creative Youth Development values of Racial Equity, Youth Leadership, and Collective Action. This position is primarily a remote, part-time position with some in-person meetings and events throughout the Bay Area.
Who You Are
You are someone who works at the intersection of arts, education, and equity. You enjoy connecting people and driving collaborative projects within educational spaces. You welcome opportunities to design more responsive organizational systems and you advocate for creative joy and collective liberation.
In line with our Actions for Racial Equity, the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area is working towards a more just and creative San Francisco Bay Area. We strongly encourage individuals from historically marginalized, creative communities, especially Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) artists and cultural workers to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Board Support & Administration
Prepare and facilitate bi-monthly meetings of the Board of Directors.
Attend and support bi-monthly meetings of the Board Co-Chairs and monthly meetings of the Board Committees (Communications, Development, and Programs).
Prepare and execute the annual budget of approximately $80-100k and ensure adherence to financial best practices.
Supervise contractors to complete assigned projects and/or duties.
Serve as project manager and support logistics for 3-5 online community gatherings per month and 2-3 in-person events per year including promotion; securing location, catering, speakers and other logistics; and ensuring participant evaluation.
Work with organizational partners to co-sponsor and/or collaborate to produce events that engage arts education communities throughout the Bay Area.
Serve as an arts education ambassador and advocate by attending public meetings and relevant events as the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area representative.
Update and maintain the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area website.
Prepare and send the monthly e-newsletter to keep community members informed and connected.
Post local events and opportunities to social media platforms. Utilize social media platforms to engage community members.
Write grants and program reports for 2-3 ongoing government and foundation funders..
Maintain and grow earned income through contracts with local educational institutions.
Build relationships with local funders and seek out new income sources.
Conduct twice-yearly campaigns for individual donations.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 5 years experience in nonprofit administration/management including creating and managing budgets
Familiarity with SF Bay Area arts education communities and public school environments
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, averaging approx. 20 hours per week, with occasional periods of increased activity
Fluency with Google Suite Docs
Experience with social media content production
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience with grant writing and reporting
Experience as a teaching artist preferred but not required
Apply through the Executive Director Application Form. Upload your Resume and choose a Cover Letter option within the form. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding this position or the application process.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis up through September 18, 2022