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Artistic Specialist

Date Posted: 03/31/2017

Application Deadline: 05/01/2017

Type of Position: Permanent

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Submission Instructions: Complete the online form and upload resume and cover letter at

Summary of Responsibilities:
-Conceptualize and lead implementation of the artistic components of educational programs
-Supervise and provide professional development for artist-educators
-Mentor and train artist-educators in best practices in current and emergent educational trends including use of Maker tools, arts-integration teaching strategies, and project-based learning
-Serve as the primary liaison with community partners
-Work in close collaboration with Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
-Develop and manage program budget
-Coordinate all program logistics

-Bachelor’s degree in art or equivalent required
-Experience in two or more art disciplines, with three-dimensional and media arts preferred
-Experience with Maker tools required
-Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders
-Excellent organizational skills
-Strong and effective oral and written communication skills
-Minimum of two years supervisory experience
-Technologically savvy with preference given to experience in Adobe CS/CC, Microsoft Office Suite and Mac environments

Organization: Progressive Arts Alliance

Progressive Arts Alliances (PAA) is in search of an artist with a flexible, hands-on work style who is passionate about people, community, arts and education. The individual should be creative with the ability to train and lead the artistic vision of PAA.