The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council | Seeking Arts Education Manager

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council has an open position for an Arts Education Manager. This part time position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for managing our well established arts education programming including the Artists in Schools program that serves thousands of students in the Shoreline School District. The Arts Council is a long-standing community arts organization with an inclusive and flexible workplace.

Position Description is below, interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Arts Council Executive Director, Lorie Hoffman, by January 26, 2020 at  Email is preferred, but applications may also be sent through the US Postal Service to: Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

Arts Education Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly PT, non-exempt
12 month position

Purpose of Position:
This position is responsible for managing Arts Education programs, including Artists in Schools (AIS) residency program, Summer & One-day Camps, Adult Workshop and hands-on art at the Arts Festival.

Strategic Partners:
Shoreline Public Schools, Shoreline Public Schools Foundation, City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, YMCA.

Essential Duties – Arts Education:

Artists in Schools (AiS) residency/grant program (40%)

  • Manage teaching artists, maintaining and updating an annual list (Artist Roster). Oversee application process for new artists, including reference checks.
  • Build relationships with schools, teachers, community, and artists; work to achieve 100% school participation in AiS within the Shoreline School District.
  • Create program documents, reports and documentation.
  • Manage AiS grant review process, staying within the program budget.
  • Seek out new teaching artists with diverse backgrounds and skills to apply for the Artist Roster. Ensure the roster reflects the diversity of our community.

Camps, including Shoreline Jazz Camp, and One-Day Camps (30%)

  • Hire and Manage Camp teachers, staff, and volunteers.
  • Work with teaching artists to define content for camps that is culturally competent.
  • Partner with Jazz Camp Director to manage all the administrative details for Jazz Camp.
  • Work collaboratively with Publicity Manager to promote and advertise camps to be inclusive to diverse audiences.
  • Oversee final logistics and registrations for all camps.
  • Promote and market scholarship opportunities. Process scholarship applications and confirm all scholarship decisions with Executive Director.

Create & Make Workshop Series (25%)

  • Manage Call for Teaching Artists, work with staff to select final workshops.
  • Schedule, contract and finalize workshop series.
  • Work with Publicity Manager to advertise workshops to the public.
  • Work with School District to make workshops available as clock hours for District Teachers.

Mini-Grant Program (5%)

  • Manage application process
  • Solicit new applications
  • Work with Publicity Manager to expand public knowledge about the program.

For more information and to apply, click HERE.