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Jubilee Arts seeks Program Director

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If you have a talent for inspiring people to become the best versions of themselves. Value the power that art and creative outlets play in communities' overall well-being and desire to be a member of a team that supports equity for all - then we are looking for you!

Our Story

At Jubilee Arts, we believe in the power that artistic expression can have in facilitating change within communities. We are a small team, work hard, care about our community, and are driven to provide exceptional creative experiences for the over two-thousand participants that take our different classes each year. Jubilee Arts was founded in 2014 and proudly serves as one of the key programs under Intersection of Change (IOC). IOC provides programs that enrich the economic, social, and spiritual lives of those living in Sandtown-Winchester and surrounding communities. Jubilee Arts focus on Art-based community development, youth personal and professional advancement, promoting local entrepreneurship, and engagement in neighborhood beautification projects.

About the Role

Jubilee Art's Program Director is a senior management position of Intersection of Change, providing strategic leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations of Jubilee Arts.

Duties entail the operation of a comprehensive art program that uses art as a catalyst for social change, as a tool for empowerment, and as a tool to learn community history. Position oversees 15 art classes (in ceramics, visual arts, dance, and business) four days a week with four annual semester sessions as well as cultural activities to both children and adults and serves over 2,500 people annually.

Position includes general implementation, oversight, and development of the program with the

management of human, material, and fiscal resources. The position includes duties as described below and is performed under the direction of the Executive Director of Intersection of Change.

Jubilee Arts is part of the community nonprofit Intersection of Change which is dedicated to addressing

poverty related issues in west Baltimore.

Key responsibilities include:

Strategic Leadership -Sets the yearly goals and vision for the JA team.

Stakeholder Cultivation - Establishes a strategy to attract, engage, recruit, and cultivate program stakeholders.

Data Management - Develop the process for capturing and tracking essential data to describe the impact of program offerings.

Program design -Regularly assess program offerings to determine if they add value to our participants and the program as a whole.

Fundraising - Work with the IOC Senior Leadership team to develop the organizational strategy for raising monetary support.

Technology - Assess the various needs for technology amongst our Jubilee internal and external community to see who has adequate equipment to participate in our various initiatives.

Management - Direct and manage work of employees to meet programmatic goals and outcomes; utilize creative problem solving to address challenges

Required Skills:

Minimum of two years of arts administrative experience, preferably in areas related to performing arts and/or community-based arts programing

Commitment to working with artists, City personnel, and members of the Sandtown/Winchester community

Demonstrated success in developing and implementing community-based arts programming.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, ability to negotiate contracts.

Strong organizational skills and ability to accomplish multiple tasks, work under pressure, and meet deadlines

Proven experience with capturing, managing, and interpreting data.

Ability and willingness to participate in evening and weekend events and meetings

Bachelors degree in the arts or related field

Preferred Skills:

Excellent computer skills and WEB knowledge required (MS Suite, Google applications)

Masters degree in Fine Arts or Business management

Fundraising and grant writing experience.

Areas of Focus

Art-based community development - Collaborate with other local community development initiatives by promoting art as a powerful agent of personal, institutional, and community change. We believe that creative outlets allow our participants to articulate feelings and inspire them to look beyond what they believe to be possible and imagine a more vibrant, exciting future.

Youth personal and professional advancement - Applying art-based activities and experiences that help our youth participants develop social, moral, emotional, physical, and cognitive competencies to meet adolescence and adulthood challenges and achieve their full potential.

Promoting local creative entrepreneurship - We provide an inclusive space for local creatives and lifestyle entrepreneurs to develop their businesses while giving back to the community.

Neighborhood beautification projects - Employing community art-based projects furthering Sandtown/Upton's transformation into a lively, beautiful, and resilient place.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year


8 hour shift

Weekend availability


Bachelor's (Preferred)


Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$50,000 - $60,000
Employer Name:
Jubilee Arts, a program of Intersection of Change
Job Title:
Program Director
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
Must apply through the indeed posting:
Benefit Package
Health care

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