The Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) seeks a full-time Arts Education Coordinator. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Arts Education Coordinator supports the arts education team with a focus on facilitating the implementation of juvenile justice strategies in LA County camps, halls, juvenile day reporting centers, housing projects and parks.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of contracted arts instruction and mentoring services of community arts partners
  • Support project administration, including preparation and tracking of contracts, proposals, reports, invoices, detailed budgets, accounting reports
  • Participate in monthly network meetings, site planning meetings and site visits of contracted services
  • Monitor program effectiveness and support evaluation, documentation and reporting of contracted services; make recommendations for refining program content and design
  • Coordinate relationships, communications and resource sharing with staff of other County departments and community partners
  • Contribute arts education content knowledge as part of a team to inform program design and implementation

Qualifications

  • Three years of program coordination experience in arts, education, youth development, social justice or a related field
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field is desirable
  • Experience with juvenile justice or youth workforce development program a plus
  • Candidate must have a car and valid CA driver’s license with proof of insurance
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Solid time management and the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

How to Apply

Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and relevant work samples (no more than three, in PDF format). Resumes should include a list of software proficiencies and note the skill level attained for each application. All submissions should be emailed to artsedcollective@arts.lacounty.gov with Arts Education Coordinator as the subject line. Please do not submit any application materials through the US mail. Phone calls regarding the status of submission will not receive a response. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Position will remain open until the staffing need is met.

Compensation

$3,800-$4,400 monthly contract, depending on experience.

Background

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission fosters excellence, diversity, vitality, understanding and accessibility of the arts in Los Angeles County, encompassing 88 municipalities and nearly 140 unincorporated areas, and provides leadership in cultural services. The Arts Commission funds over 360 nonprofit arts organizations through a two-year $9 million grant program, coordinates the LA County Arts Education Collective, the regional initiative dedicated to ensuring all students receive quality arts education in the County’s 81 public school districts, funds the largest arts internship program in the country, and manages the County’s civic art policy. LACountyArts.org LACountyArtsEdCollective.org