Position Summary The Center seeks a dynamic, experienced Deputy Director for Programs to oversee and implement all programs, including studio art classes, exhibitions and associated public programs. This position will have primary operational responsibility for all New Art Center educational programming for the public, including programs for underserved communities. The position will also serve as the internal leader of the organization, responsible for all aspects of the organization's infrastructure: operations, human resources and administration. The Deputy Director will lead internal monitoring and continuous improvement efforts and ensure that all functions and operations are supported by effective systems for planning, budgeting, evaluation and reporting. As part of the senior management team, the Deputy Director shares responsibility for ensuring financial health, maintaining a learning culture, and advancing organizational development. The Deputy Director will collaborate closely with the Development & Communications Manager, who is responsible for fund development, external outreach, marketing and communications.
Successful candidates will be highly organized, able to ensure smooth day-to-day operations, creative and systems-minded with the capacity to develop and implement sophisticated and efficient processes and protocols. The ideal fit will be a person who thrives in a startup/less structured environment and is comfortable and flexible taking on multiple responsibilities as needed, in both hands-on and supervisory capacities. The candidate will be the go-to person for all matters related to internal operations and systems that enable high quality program delivery.
Supervisor: Deputy Director of Programs
Position Summary The Summer Art Program at the New Art Center seeks talented, creative and inspiring art teachers for two age ranges. The program consists of ten week-long sessions, beginning Monday, June 26 and ending on Friday, September 1, 2017 (NAC is closed July 3 & 4), beginning at 9AM and ending at 4PM. All Summer Faculty will work with and be supported by the Summer Program Coordinator and Deputy Director of Programs.
Our Child & Preteen Programs for Grades K-6 consist of four specialty areas: 2-dimensional art (painting, drawing, collage, printmaking), 3-dimensional art (assemblage, sculpture, woodworking), Ceramics and Performance. Teachers will engage each day with four groups of up to 15 students each, accompanied by a counselor and, when available, a counselor-in-training or aide. Teachers will work with the Summer Program Coordinator to propose and develop art projects relating to weekly themes, and culminating in an exhibition/performance on Friday afternoons. Class blocks are 75 minutes long with two 15-minute breaks (mid-morning and mid-afternoon), plus an (unpaid) lunch hour from 12 -1PM, for a total 6 hour work day.
Our Teen Programs for Grades 7-12 consist of two specialty areas, 2D/Mixed Media, and Clay. Teen programs are designed for students who wish to develop fundamental art skills while increasing their artistic talents, visual vocabulary, and critical thinking skills. The curriculum is challenging and flexible, offering plenty of opportunity for self-expression and discovery. Each week will finish with an installation of work that will become part of a cumulative teen exhibition, which grows throughout the summer. Class blocks are three hours long, with a lunch break mid-day.
Supervisor: Deputy Director of Programs
Position Summary The Summer Vacation Art Program at the New Art Center seeks responsible Teaching Assistants to supervise students grades K-6. The program consists of ten week-long sessions, beginning Monday, June 26 and ending on Friday, September 1, 2017 (NAC is closed July 3 & 4). Teaching Assistants (TAs) will report to the Deputy Director for Programs and work closely with the Summer Program Coordinator and Art Instructors. TAs will gain valuable professional experience in all levels of art education through hands-on activities and direct care of students. TAs will assist in teaching and fostering creativity in the students. Weekly themes guide the NAC’s talented Art Instructors, allowing them freedom and flexibility to create unique projects and activities using a wide range of materials and techniques. Preference will be given to TA’s who are willing to commit to the full vacation arts program.
Summer Art Program TAs will directly supervise groups of up to 15 students (grades K-6) during program hours (9AM- 4PM, with early arrival and extended day options). TAs will assist summer faculty and staff in teaching lessons, preparing materials, keeping the NAC spaces and studios clean and organized, and providing a fun and safe environment for students. They will also oversee free time, lunch and snack breaks. When available, a counselor-in-training or aide may be assigned to help TAs. Each week requires four TAs, including one early-drop-off TA (7.5 hr/day; 8AM-4PM with ½ hour unpaid lunch), one Extended Day TA (8 hr/day, 9AM-5:30PM with ½ hr unpaid lunch), and two Program TAs (7 hr/day, 8:45AM- 4:15PM with ½ hr unpaid lunch).
Contact Information Please forward your letter of interest and resume to email@example.com or by mail to: Human Resources New Art Center 61 Washington Park Newtonville, MA 02460 www.NewArtCenter.org