YA Job Opening – Artists-in-Education Program Administrator

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to administer and support the Artists-In-Education Residency Grant Program (AIE). This program is carried out through a partnership between Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Strong organizational, communication (both verbal and written), computer, budget management, and collaboration skills are essential. BA in Fine Arts, Education or other related field is required as is 3-5 years of experience in program administration. Awareness of current issues facing the New Jersey education system is a plus, as is experience writing successful grant proposals.

BACKGROUND: The mission of the AIE Program is to make the arts a basic part of a sound, quality education for all students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, and to provide quality professional development for teachers through long-term residencies with professional teaching artists. The AIE program provides long term artist residencies (20+ days) in schools across the state. The AIE Administrator implements the program, reports to the Directors and works closely with the representatives from the partner organizations. More information about the program can be found at www.njaie.org.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The AIE Administrator should:

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

The AIE Administrator:

This position is based in Trenton. Candidate must drive and have the ability to travel around NJ for site visits, meetings and program activities.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter as attachments to aiejob@yanjep.org. Deadline for applications is December 14.

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