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Art @ Work Waverly Site Supervisor

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

Position Description

Art @ Work Waverly Site Supervisor

The Art @ Work Waverly Site Supervisor is a part-time hourly seasonal position created through a partnership between Jubilee Arts, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts,(BOPA) and Youth Works, reporting to BOPA’s Public Arts Specialist. Art@Work is a five-week artist apprenticeship program employing Baltimore City youth ages 14-21 to create works of public art in their communities. Under the leadership of professional artists, teens take part in the public art process from concept to completion by canvassing community residents and business owners, developing and presenting their designs in public community forums; painting and installing the works throughout their neighborhood. The ideal candidate must be creative, engaging, resourceful, and organized to lead the day-to-day management of program staff and logistics for the Waverly program site.

Responsibilities

Supervise and lead onsite personnel including teaching artists, youth outreach & procurement coordinator, interns, and youth artist apprentices

Oversee project progress to ensure projects are completed at the highest quality, on time, and on budget

Ensure safe and timely access to project sites and workshop spaces

Plan and communicate with BOPA / Jubilee / Youth Outreach & Procurement Coordinator / Lead Artists to ensure timely receipt of needed supplies, materials, facilities, and transportation

Attend trainings & coordinate meal distribution provided by Baltimore City Summer Food Service Program, and ensure accurate reporting is completed.

Ensure proper preparation and breakdown of the Art @ Work program including site and classroom setup, artist orientations, youth orientations, parent orientations, inventory, storage, and final reports

Secure, coordinate and follow up with vendors, facilities, Jubilee Arts staff, and BOPA staff, and 901 Arts staff, to ensure logistical needs are met for mural design presentations, field trips, community celebrations, daily workshops, daily work sites and orientations.

Assist in scouting and securing of project partners, venues, and mural sites in coordination with BOPA, 901 Arts, and Jubilee Arts.

Ensure youth are reporting to and from project sites in a timely and professional manner

Lead daily all staff meetings, weekly youth ambassador meetings, and all staff orientation

Chaperone and supervise youth field trips and artist talks

Mentor youth in their artistic and life skill development

Coordinate accurate reporting of Youth Works timesheets and distribution of Youth Works payments

Collect Teaching Artist timesheets and process payment requests

Conduct YouthWorker pre and post program evaluation surveys

Positively represent Jubilee Arts, BOPA, 901 Arts and Art @ Work to the community residents, partners and funders

Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with community residents

Conduct community stakeholder, parent, youth, and property owner outreach including written correspondence, phone calls, canvassing, public presentations, and project promotion

Qualifications

Minimum 2 years experience working with youth within under resourced communities

Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisory or management role in the arts

Effective communication (verbal and written)

Excellent organizational and problem solving

Demonstrated visual art experience

Experience in community organizing

Passion for art and community

Dependable computer and email access

Reliable transportation

Schedule, Length of employment & Compensation

April-June

5-10 hours per month

June 19 to August 4

37.5 hours per week

7:00am-3:30pm

Five days a week, Monday through Friday

Compensation: $20/hour (Does not include any employee /employer benefits)

Note: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent will be subject to a background check.

This is a grant funded position. Continued employment and hours are contingent on receipt of grant funds.

Application Process

Submit cover letter and resume (with your name and job title in subject line) as one pdf document by April 26, 2017 to: humanresources@promotionandarts.org. No Phone Calls Accepted.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to mirror the rich diversity of Baltimore City in our staffing and programming while emphasizing cultural equity. Cultural equity embodies the values, policies, and practices that ensure that all people-including but not limited to those who have been historically underrepresented based on race/ethnicity, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic status, geography, citizenship status, or religion-are represented in the development of arts policy; the support of artists; the nurturing of accessible, thriving venues for expression; and the fair distribution of programmatic, financial, and informational resources.

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