wayne art center

Employment Opportunities

Instructor Positions

Art and Music Educators

Wayne Art Center accepts applications for teaching artists and musicians on an on-going basis. Please submit the following to nancy@wayneart.org

  • cover letter
  • resume or CV
  • teaching statement
  • work samples
    • artists – please submit jpegs, or links to files hosted on Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.
    • musicians – please submit a recording or links to SoundCloud, Youtube, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
  • for youth instructors, please submit FBI clearance, PA State Police clearance, and PA child clearances

Staff Positions

Evening/Weekend Registrar

Wayne Art Center is seeking a part-time Registrar to work several evenings and rotating weekends.

We are looking for someone within close proximity (5 miles) to WAYNE Art Center with good computer skills and the ability to quickly learn our database and student registration system. The candidate should be flexible, able to multi-task and willing to perform a wide variety of studio-school related tasks.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required as this position is the first direct link between the community, administration, students and faculty.

Please forward cover letter and resume to nancy@wayneart.org

Youth – Teen Art Program Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

Wayne Art Center is currently accepting applications for the Youth/Teen Art Program Coordinator. This position will be committed to the mission, goals, and policies of Wayne Art Center. The Youth/Teen Art Program Coordinate is responsible for assisting with the planning, coordination and implementation of high-quality youth/teen arts educational programs that will serve to provide arts enrichment, enhance awareness and foster deeper engagement and access to Wayne Art Center. The Youth/Teen Art Program Coordinator serves as an ambassador to WAC working directly with the public through classes and other public activities.

Please forward cover letter and resume to nancy@wayneart.org

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Executive Director with the development and implementation of youth and teen educational programming in alignment with the Center’s mission and goals
  • Assist Executive Director with recruitment/scheduling of instructors, interns and volunteers.
  • Further develop onsite and online program offerings for youth and teens.
  • Coordinate and oversee program schedules and address logistical issues and communications with appropriate staff regarding schedules, studio set-up requirements, etc.
  • Monitor and manage WAC class registration system and student enrollment.
  • Monitor approved budget for Youth/Teen programs in concert with the Executive Director.
  • Coordinate special programs such as family workshops, scout troops, etc.
  • Assist Executive Director in the development and implementation of outreach programs.
  • Plan, coordinate and attend community events where WAC is represented.
  • Coordinate art and equipment supply orders, manage inventory and supply budgets.
  • Organize youth/teen art exhibitions.
  • Work with staff in the planning and execution of communication strategies with press and through print and digital platforms to ensure marketing goals are met.
  • Oversee teen interns and volunteers as needed and ensure they are adequately trained and recognized for their efforts.
  • Regularly evaluate programs, analyze data and prepare activity reports and statistics for management
  • Compile required teacher and vendor clearances and ensure they are current.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, MFA or MA in Arts Education, MS in Arts Admin. preferred.
  • 3 year’s administrative/managerial experience in an arts educational/non-profit environment.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships with key constituencies.
  • Program and budget/cost management experience, resourcefulness in managing budgets.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, flexibility, creative thinking and ability to bring problems to a successful resolution.
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Office, Teams and Adobe Creative Cloud. An aptitude for technology and ability to learn other platforms as needed.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, maintain a high degree of confidentiality and ability to identify and avoid conflicts of interest.
  • Appropriate and professional behavior dealing with staff, faculty, students, volunteers and the public.
  • Strong project management skills, highly organized with impeccable attention to detail and ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Self-directed style, ability to work independently, proactively and efficiently with only moderate direction or supervision. Effectively follows through on assignments.
  • Take ownership of issues and action items.
  • Flexible, open to input and sudden changes, comfortable with the unexpected and ability to handle stress diplomatically.
  • Excellent customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
  • Ability to promote team work and collaboration.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Familiarity with Main Line community and reside within close proximity to Center.
  • Valid driver’s license and car.
  • Ability to maneuver or lift 25 pounds
  • Background checks and applicable clearances required.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.

Wayne Art Center does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.