The Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA) is a non-profit arts and events organization charged with making Baltimore a more creative and vibrant city. The organization’s programs include city-wide special events and festivals (Artscape, Baltimore Book Festival, parades, fireworks) as well as management of historic sites and cultural facilities (School 33 Art Center, Top of the World Observation Level, Bromo Seltzer Tower, The Cloisters). As the City’s designated arts council, BOPA administers arts education and cultural programs, awards grants, and coordinates the public art and mural programs.
The Bright StARTS Coordinator is a year-round, part-time hourly non-exempt position at the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA). The Bright StARTS Art Workshops program is an arts education program that provides classes for children ages 6 – 18 at various after-school program sites across the city during the school year and the summer. The person in this position is responsible for planning and implementing the Bright StARTS Art Workshops program. The coordinator reports to the Director of Cultural Affairs.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Developing the workshop schedule; Engaging, training and evaluating instructors; Purchasing materials for the classes; Working with community organizations to develop sites for classes; Visiting potential sites in preparation for classes; Preparing annual exhibitions of student’s work;Keeping accurate records and preparing required reporting documents; Other duties, as required.
Baltimore Office and Promotion of the Arts (BOPA)
Bright StARTS Art Workshops Coordinator
Job Submission Requirements:
College degree – B.A. or equivalent experience, 3-5 years experience in non-profit, arts, or similar organization, excellent writing skills, experience with after-school programs and working with children, creative and energetic self-starter, strong organizational and communication skills a must and the ability to establish priorities and to work effectively with various constituencies. Proficiency in MS Word, knowledge of Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint is a plus. A background check is required.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume to
Application deadline is Friday, September 19, 2014.
No phone calls, please.