Director of Youth Programs

Job Description:

Starting January 2019 we are seeking a creative, organized and self-motivated Director of Kids & Community Programs to join our team.

Manage After School Program

  • Develop curriculum for our after school program for children ages 5 - 14

  • Ensure that all kids’ programs are staffed, filtering applications for directors to hire staff from

  • Develop and lead trainings and workshops for teachers

  • Manage after school program including school pickups, guiding teachers, and parent relationships

  • Develop accessible project library

  • Provide one-on-one hands on artistic support to students during art lessons as needed


Develop and Manage Summer Camp & Holiday Camp Program

  • Manage summer and holiday camps for children ages 5 - 10

  • Ensure all camps are staffed, filtering applications for directors to hire staff from

  • Manage enrollment for camps, giving refunds and changing schedules when necessary

  • Provide one-on-one hands on artistic support to students during art lessons as needed


Develop and Manage Teen Internship Program for ages 12-18

  • Develop teen internship program including on site teaching assistance as well as a mentorship program and clay skill building

  • Manage teen interns, mentoring when necessary

  • Coordinate trainings for interns


Social Media Management

  • Daily posts on Instagram

  • Send weekly mailchimp campaigns

Events

  • Plan our annual Kids Party

IDEAL QUALITIES:

  • Ceramics experience preferred

  • Knowledge of mixed media art techniques

  • Teaching experience preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong (verbal and written)  communication skills

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and caregivers  

  • Flexible and calm in the face of challenges

  • Enthusiastic about collaborating with other ArtShack Staff/ Able to provide comprehensive direction to instructors as well as teen interns, and to report back to directors

  • Highly committed to providing quality art programming to students

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently


HOW TO APPLY:

Email the following to info@artshackbrooklyn.org using subject line ‘Director of Kids Programs’

  • Cover Letter  

  • Resume

  • Portfolio  10 - 12 images including your own own work and/or student work

Because of high volume of applicants we will only contact qualified candidates.