Redux Contemporary Art Center

Education & Outreach Coordinator
Due May 8 2019

Redux Contemporary Art Center is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, affordable studio space for visual artists, meaningful education and outreach programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences.

Redux’s full-time Education & Outreach Coordinator is an experienced professional arts administrator; responsible for supporting the development and implementation of an array of educational programming and arts-based community engagement. This position reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to education and curriculum building, a passion for community engagement, and a strong interest in the arts.

Education/Outreach Responsibilities:

Coordinate, plan, and schedule educational programming for schools, private/individuals, and groups - including lessons, camps, and workshops for children and adults

Maintenance of the arts Education/Outreach budget

Grant writing for application and renewal of Education/Outreach funding

Prepare reports, correspondence, and recommendations for the arts education programs, its clients and funders

Maintenance and management of all art education spaces at Redux and art supply needs

Hire and manage teaching artists for Redux education and outreach programming

Authorize and manage teaching artists’ contracts and payments

Manage and hire interns and volunteers for Education/Outreach purposes

Assist with marketing efforts related to Redux Contemporary Art Center’s Education/Outreach programming – includes media contact, social media, and newsletter maintenance

Liaison with the educational community – includes the public and private schools, organizations, and districts within the tri-county area – establishing and maintaining relationships

Keep current with statewide and national issues and movements in arts education

Provide partnership and program coordination in collaboration with local and state-wide arts

Assist in creating school programs that align with National and State standards

Design and facilitate program evaluation

Participating in fulfilling Redux’ educational vision and goals as they relate to exhibits, program planning, outreach efforts, events, and other educational activities

Assist in the development of new programs and department initiatives

Promote a positive interest in art and cultural activities by being an enthusiastic role model and facilitating learning

Membership Responsibilities:

Oversee the coordination and fulfillment of the membership program, including honoring Education discounts and benefits

Develop programming for Redux members

Assist with marketing efforts related to Redux Contemporary Art Center membership program

Maintain and oversee the database of Redux members

Position Requirements:

3 + Years’ experience in education field (teaching, administrative, curriculum development, etc.), arts education experience preferred

Degree in arts and education preferred, or equivalent experience

Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and leader

Strong verbal and written skills

Excellent time-management skills

Strong organizational skills (scheduling, budgeting, contracts, payments, etc.)

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google equivalents

Social media savvy

Flexible schedule is a plus

Knowledge of visual arts media and materials a plus

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, kneel, bend, reach, climb, grasp and key at a computer. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, speak and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to cara [​at​] with the title of the email reading “Education & Outreach Coordinator Application – {First Name, Last Name}” by May 8th, 2019.

Redux Contemporary Art Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a full time, salaried position.