Jun 3, 2009

Position: Director of Education

rom: "Wilson-Beach, Elisha"
Date: June 1, 2009 10:51:57 AM PDT
To: "'arts_ed_roundtable@yahoogroups.com'"
Subject: [arts_ed_roundtable] Job Opening - Venice Arts - Director of Education

Please see the following description for job opening here at Venice
Arts, the full description is attached as a pdf document below.
Thank you!

Position: Director of Education
Venice Arts seeks a Director of Education to provide management
oversight for its photography, filmmaking, and multimedia programs
for youth. Working under the Executive Director, this position has
primary responsibilities in the following areas:

1. Youth Education, including oversight of curricular development
2. Web-based Learning, including integrating of Venice Arts' custom
art learning site into curricula
3. Adult Education Programs, including ancillary workshops for low-
income parents of participants, and for-fee programs for general
programs both for low-income and for-fee
4. ArtPartners Program, includes all partnerships, community-based
and school-based
5. Teaching one workshop per cycle
6. Supervision of Lead Photographer and Filmmaker

The ideal candidate is an individual with a background in documentary
work, photojournalism, and/or youth media. Must have at least two
years leadership experience in an educational setting, management
position preferred and experience with direct staff supervision
required. Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with a range
of arts software. Must understand curricular development; familiarity
with Art Proficiency Standards a plus. Fluency with multi-media
content development and delivery, and with web platforms based on Web
2.0, a plus. Must be committed to the education and development of
youth; an understanding of the needs of "at-risk" and low-
income youth is a plus, as is experience in a mentoring program.

Rosalyn V. Escobar
Office & Program Coordinator
Venice Arts
610 California Ave.
Venice, CA 90291

t (310) 578-1745
f (310) 578-1525

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