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Youth and Family Programs Coordinator

For City of Burlington

This position is responsible for all administrative aspects of youth and family art programs at theBCA Studios including youth and family classes, afterschool classes, school break workshops,summer camps and other programs. This is an essential position that works directly with theBCA Education Director, 20-25 teaching artists, and numerous community members, studentsand parents.

  • Develop, plan and schedule BCA youth, teen and family studio art classes, afterschoolclasses, school break workshops, summer camps and other programs at the BCA Studiosin close collaboration with the Education Director and instructors. This includes creatingclass/camp descriptions for BCA’s six studios: Clay, Draw/Paint, Print, DarkroomPhotography, Digital Photography and Jewelry.
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage all instructors required for the programs.
  • Responsible for instructor HR paperwork completion and timely submission of bi-weeklytimesheets.
  • Support all youth/family instructors with class planning, class rosters and administer classevaluations.
  • Order/purchase required materials/supplies for all youth programs.
  • Assist BCA education team with studio organization, cleaning and maintenance.
  • Communicate with students, the general public and BCA staff in a welcoming,professional, and timely manner.
  • Assist with class/camp registrations, payments, customer service and correspondence.
  • Plan and manage youth/family program budget and track youth/family program incomesand expenses.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings with BCA education team, monthly BCA staff meetings, ArtsEducation Committee meetings and other meetings and trainings as required.
  • Run BCA Studio camp operations in the summer for 8 weeks. Tasks include:communication with campers, parents, instructors, and camp volunteers; preparingdetailed camp rosters and ensuring all student info forms are complete for all campers;managing camper check-ins and check-outs every day; supervision of campers duringcamp lunch break; managing teaching assistants, scheduling, training and managing 10-15 camp volunteers; and other camp duties as required.
  • Coordinate the annual Children’s Art Exhibit and Ceremony in March.
  • Liaise with local youth organizations on behalf of BCA to connect BCA Programming totheir needs (such as King Street, Sara Holbrook Center, Boys and Girls Club, etc.).
  • Collaborate with internal BCA education staff and other city departments including Parksand Recreation and Fletcher Free Library to increase access to communityprograms/events focused on youth/families including Kids Day, Police Athletic League(PAL) camp, etc.
  • Work with other BCA key staff including the BCA Communications Director to promoteprograms.
  • Assist with BCA community festivals including Highlight (Dec. 31) and Festival of Fools inJuly or August.
  • Administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.
Dec 07, 2020
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in arts education, studio art, or related field required. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree requirement on a two-for-one per year basis. 1-2 years of experience in arts program coordination/management or related field preferred. Must have a desire to work with youth, parents and families. Must be available to work all camp days onsite for 8 weeks during the summer (with the exception of July 4th week). The weekly schedule is more flexible during the school year, but one must be able to work all hours onsite at the BCA Studios and be available to work some evenings and weekends when required for community events and other work-related tasks. Must demonstrate a cooperative team-player attitude and a high level of enthusiasm, punctuality, and dependability. Strong organizational skills and experience working with computer applications (Microsoft office programs including Excel) required. Must be able to work independently under general supervision in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to a changing schedule. Must demonstrate ability to professionally represent the City of Burlington and the City Arts Department in all dealings with community members, students, artists, local officials, and City Arts Board members. Must pass a criminal background check. Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing trainings and professional development. Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the job functions. Ability to understand and comply with City standards, safety rules and personnel policies.
Bachelor’s degree in arts education, studio art, or related field required. Additional experience may be substituted for a degree requirement on a two-for-one per year basis.