The United Theatre seeks a coordinator for new music school program

Position

Arts Education Coordinator
Full-time: Tuesday-Saturday 12:30pm – 8:30pm
$40,000 – $44,000 annual salary.

Description

The United Theatre is seeking a positive, energetic, and self-motivated individual who will be responsible for coordinating operations as we launch our music school program in partnership with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, and as we develop additional arts education programming. The Coordinator will be responsible for the arts education scheduling and a variety of administrative duties.

The Arts Education Coordinator is an achievement focused, dependable, detail oriented, skilled communicator with excellent customer service and organizational skills. The Coordinator will support The United’s educational programming and partnerships in line with the Organization’s mission, vision, and values. This employee will serve as the point of contact and primary greeter for students and families and will be an ambassador for our programming in the community.

The Arts Education Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

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FirstWorks seeks an education director

Position

FirstWorks Education Director

FirstWorks is a Providence, Rhode Island-based non-profit arts organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community by engaging audiences with world-class performing arts and education programs.

The Education Program Director will lead the growth and expansion of FirstWorks Education program and will have significant responsibilities and opportunities to design and manage the program, as we embrace virtual program offerings and continue our traditional in-school model. FirstWorks is looking for an innovator, builder and manager in leading our Education Program. The ideal candidate thrives in fast-paced environments and can provide leadership at both the macro level (systematic design and refinement of the program) and micro level (operational implementation).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In accordance with FirstWorks Education Logic Model, work with Executive Artistic Director to set long-term strategy and vision for FW Education program.
  • Collaborate with Program Director to develop and design Arts Learning engagement opportunities based on artistic programming. Set goals for the Education team that align with overall organizational strategic goals. Clearly define both short-term and long-term goals for both in-person and online programs.
  • Advance racial equity through diverse partnerships and programming.
  • Develop and cultivate ongoing strategic partnerships with RI Schools, educators, administrators practitioners, other organizations that support public school students, and community stakeholders. Facilitate regular meetings and touchpoints with these partners.
  • Hire and supervise Education Project Managers and other education team staff, effectively delegate tasks, clearly communicate expectations and goals, facilitate regular team meetings, set clear and specific meeting agendas, and provide regular feedback.
  • Develop plans for the implementation of programs (from start to finish), including establishing milestones, deadlines, and processes
  • Troubleshoot and proactively remedy challenges.
  • Develop resources for the education program, including cultivating funding opportunities, participation in grant proposal planning, preparation, and tracking and compliance with reporting requirements education/outreach programs.
  • Work with marketing team to develop communications that engage broad and diverse audiences, including education video assets.
  • Represent FirstWorks at community events and make presentations throughout the community.
  • Manage fiscal tracking of education budget.
  • Analyze data and generate reports on education programming.
  • Staff performance/event duty as assigned.

Desired skills/experience

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
  • Relevant experience in arts administration, project management, arts education, teaching, or education policy experience.
  • Experience working with educational partners preferred.
  • Experience working with cultural nonprofits preferred.
  • Knowledge of arts-learning integration models & best practices, and RIDE common core.
  • Familiarity with issues related to arts and education trends.
  • Ability to represent the organization in conversations with educators, parents and community leaders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Superior organizational ability and attention to detail.
  • Welcoming presence: ability to generate enthusiasm for the organization, elicit cooperation, and get information over the phone, via email, and in person.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Facile knowledge/user of software applications (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, email, search engines, databases), familiarity with SalesForce/Patron Manager, Asana a plus.
  • Commitment to connecting art with audiences and FirstWorks core values:
    • Creativity and artistic excellence
    • Partnership model
    • Arts potential for social impact

Anticipated salary

$45,000 – $50,000. This is a full time position to start on April 15, 2021.

How to apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and three references to admin@first-works.org

Benefits include health and dental insurance, vacation; an excellent working environment; and the ability to have an impact on creating access and engagement with the arts and bettering the lives of children in Providence and across Rhode Island.

FirstWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Link to job description on FirstWorks website.

International Charter School (ICS) seeks Project Manager to plan our school’s 20th anniversary virtual celebration

Application deadline is March 5

Position
The International Charter School (ICS) seeks a Project Manager to plan school’s 20th anniversary virtual celebration

Background
The International Charter School (ICS) was founded in 2001 to help meet the educational needs of the children of Rhode Island. It is a public charter school serving grades kindergarten through 5th grade. The school operates as an independent, self-funded, 501(c)3 corporation with its own Director [internationalcharterschool.org] and Board of Trustees [internationalcharterschool.org]. We are located in Pawtucket, RI and serve students from all cities and towns in Rhode Island.

The mission of ICS is to integrate the diverse languages and cultures of the communities it serves by teaching all students in two languages—in Spanish and English or in Portuguese and English—and helping children develop an appreciation of other cultures. Children learn to work collaboratively from their multiple experiences and backgrounds, striving towards high standards of academic achievement. Everyone is part of a community of learners, engaging in inquiry about the world, themselves, and others.

In 2018, the International Charter School was authorized as an International Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Years Programme ibo.org
World School—making ICS the only IB-authorized public school in Rhode Island and the only school in the state (public or private) to offer the PYP. As an IB World School, ICS offers an inquiry-based curriculum that empowers students to become responsible world citizens and reflective lifelong learners. Academic instruction at ICS is integrated into the IB transdisciplinary units within our dual-language education model.
ICS is thrilled to be celebrating twenty years of dual language education and excited to share this milestone with our diverse community of alum, families, educators and supporters.

Details
The Project Manager will support the ICS Director and Board to organize the 20th anniversary virtual celebration in May, 2020. Eligibility, qualifications, and duties are outlined below.

Compensation
This is a contractual opportunity with an award of $4,000.

Eligibility

  • 18 years and older
  • RI resident
  • Multilingual speakers preferred (English, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Connection to ICS school and community preferred

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated virtual event management experience including developing run of show, managing contracts with participants and speakers, managing event registrations
  • Demonstrated experience in communications and content development for social media
  • Demonstrated experience with virtual silent auctions and brokering sponsorships with community partners, local businesses and organizations, and corporations
  • Demonstrated experience in booking artists and executing artist contracts
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Graphic design experience a plus

Scope of Work

  • Support ICS to plan and execute the 20th anniversary virtual celebration
  • Develop work plan and manage project budget
  • Reach out to and contract speakers and artists / entertainment for event
  • Work with ICS staff and board to identify and secure sponsorships
  • Contract Spanish, Portuguese and ASL interpretation
  • Conduct targeted outreach and invitation to ICS alum and their families
  • Manage event registration
  • Develop run of show for the day of event
  • Oversee tech dress rehearsal
  • Oversee donations management system

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to 20@internationalcharterschool.org by March 5, 2021