The Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County is seeking an experienced program manager for Arts on a Roll, a mobile, on-demand arts education service. The Arts on a Roll Program Coordinator is a part-time position, scheduled 20-30 hours/week, with a starting pay range of $20-25/hr based on experience. The position will work remotely until the Dept. of Parks and Recreation offices reopen, after which time the position will work in the Arts and Cultural Heritage Division office in Greenbelt, MD.
Arts on a Roll is an on-demand mobile service that works with visual and performing artists to provide engaging activities that facilitate artistic expression for the young and the young-at-heart. It employs teaching artists to work with communities to provide content-rich, hands-on experiences in the arts at festivals, events, and private bookings in public spaces.
The position will be responsible for leading plans to adapt activities for virtual and socially-distanced programs, as well as to develop strategies to meet new demands that have evolved in response to the pandemic. The successful candidate will have knowledge of marketing and outreach, curriculum development, art instruction, and staff management. Initial work will focus on restructuring program logistics, establishing a strong community outreach plan, and creating relationships with clients in order to reach booking goals. As the program reopens, the position’s focus will shift toward overseeing program quality, scheduling instructors, managing client bookings, and ongoing marketing/outreach.
Key responsibilities include:
- Develop and implement outreach strategies to inform program and curriculum development.
- Lead the development of a new curriculum based on community needs and strong arts education principles.
- Research and recommend strategies to reach and improve annual booking goals
- Teach and lead workshops and classes.
- Work closely with teaching artists to develop, promote, and book virtual and in-person workshops and classes.
- Build strong partnerships with local organizations.
- Provide customer service including booking, invoicing, and client communication.
- Create accurate reports for events and workshops.
- Provide administrative or operational support to the Arts Specialist and Community Arts Unit through event management, inventory management, and other administrative needs
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in arts, education, arts administration, or equivalent experience.
- At least one year of teaching in the performing or visual arts.
- At least one year of experience supervising an arts-related program.
- Proven ability to develop curriculum and detailed lesson plans.
- Ability to work independently and show initiative.
- Availability to work evenings and weekends.
- Valid driver’s license and ability to drive large vans and trucks.
- Ability to lift and carry materials of up to 25lbs.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email cover letter and resume to Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org