Program Coordinator (UCP V)
Community School of the Arts
Center for Continuing Studies
The Community School of the Arts, Center for Continuing Studies, seeks applicants for an Arts Coordinator (UCP V). The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Director and will coordinate the day to day administrative activities of all Visual Arts programming at the Community School of the Arts. In addition, the Arts Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the marketing for all visual and music programs at the Community School of the Arts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates general office operation; processes and maintains necessary paperwork, records and files required to support the program, including student records; assists the Director in the coordination of the visual arts faculty, including recruitment, hiring and training. Coordinates administrative and technical support as well as program logistics for program faculty, staff and students; assists with the development of the curriculum and program for the Arts Program at CSA preparing and compiling lesson plans and semester activities and goals; meets with arts faculty on a regular basis to coordinate curricula for all arts programs. Assists in the assignment of classes of arts faculty based on program needs. Identifies and contacts substitute teachers when necessary. Reviews class enrollments and may make recommendations about cancellations or postponements. Maintains contact with former, current and prospective students and families regarding Arts Programming. Coordinates outreach and publicity events and initiates future events and collaborations. Recruits, trains and supervises the studio manager and studio monitor(s); recruits and trains volunteers and interns. Compiles data and prepares reports to aid in evaluating student progress and program effectiveness; may recommend changes or improvements; conducts assessments of all group classes (art and music) through student surveys, and faculty evaluations. Serves as a resource to parents, the University community, the public and outside agencies in matters pertaining to the Community School of the Arts and Arts Education. In support of all programs run though Community School of the Arts (CSA), the incumbent will create and process paperwork for Purchase Orders online, writes and/or edits and disseminates informational, promotional and occasional technical materials to support program activities, assist in preparation of budgets and monitor expenditures, analyze enrollment trends and actively participate in long-range planning for future program needs, conduct and/or supervise on-site administration for programs, including registration and problem solving and may be responsible for collecting and accounting fees. In cooperation with the Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) marketing department, the incumbent will plan, design and distribute all annual marketing efforts, provide copy for annual catalog, website updates, class descriptions and fundraising events, ensure marketing deadlines are met, and maintain marketing calendar and public events calendars. May instruct non-credit visual arts classes.
Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art Education, or related field; three or more years successful experience teaching art to children in a group setting; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to provide/perform organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to independently resolve problems and interpret policies and procedures and demonstrable skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Masters Degree in Art, Art Education, or related field; 5-10 years teaching experience with students of all ages and progressive supervisory experience.
This is a full-time, one year end date position subject to annual renewal. Salary: low $40’s and includes full benefits.
Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Beverly A. Salcius, University of Connecticut, Center for Continuing Studies, Arts Coordinator Search, One Bishop Circle, Unit 4056, Storrs, CT 06269-4056. Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. (Search # 2010331)