Ends on May 28, 2018

Art @ Work

Procurement Coordinator JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time, Seasonal. This is a grant funded position. Continued employment and hours are contingent on receipt of grant funds.

 

June 19 to August 4

30 hours per week

7:30am-3:30pm

Five days a week, Monday through Friday

Hourly rate, $15/hour

 

Reports to: Community Arts Specialist, BOPA

 

Created through a partnership between Jubilee Arts, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, and Youth Works, Art@Work is a five week artist apprenticeship program employing Baltimore City youth ages 14-21 to create works of public art within their communities. Under the leadership of professional artists, participating teens take part in the public art process from concept to completion by canvassing community residents and business owners, developing and presenting their designs in public community forums, and painting and installing the works throughout their neighborhood.

 

We are seeking a creative, engaging, resourceful, and organized Procurement Coordinator to assist the program directors with supply procurement and distribution and transportation coordination for six active mural project sites, professional development courses, field trips, and community events in two Baltimore City neighborhoods.

 

Note: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent will be subject to a background check.

 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

Minimum of 1 year of (professional or volunteer) experience in customer service and/or procurement

6 months of experience (professional or volunteer) working with youth within under resourced communities

Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills along with problem solving abilities

Personal vehicle

 

Preferred Skills

Passion for art and community

Demonstrated visual art experience

Dependable computer and email access

Reliable transportation

 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Supply Procurement

  • Receive, consolidate and manage incoming supply orders eight active mural and mosaic sites and work with program directors to ensure order requests are in line with program budget
  • Facilitate timely delivery of supplies and equipment to multiple project sites
  • Manage and maintain up-to-date inventory of program supplies, stock supply sorting facilities in two active program locations, and ensure proper labeling and storage of program supplies

 

Youth Development & Supervision

  • Mentor youth in their artistic and life skill development

 

Community Engagement

  • Positively represent Jubilee Arts, BOPA, and Art @ Work to community residents, partners and funders
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with community residents
  • Assist with community, stakeholder, and parent outreach including written correspondence, phone calls, canvassing, and project promotion as needed

 

 Program Support

  • Assist with program setup, orientations, day-to-day, community design presentations, community celebrations, field trips, breakdown, and evaluation as needed

 

 

About Art @ Work
Art @ Work is a five-week mural artist apprenticeship program for Baltimore City youth enrolled in the city’s YouthWorks program. 80 young people ages 14-21 will be hired to work under lead teaching artists to create eight highly visible murals and mosaics throughout their neighborhood.

The goal of Art @ Work: Upton is to introduce youth to career opportunities in the arts, offer gainful employment in a positive learning environment and to provide youth with the tools to express themselves through the arts, all while beautifying their community.

About Jubilee Arts
Jubilee Arts is a community arts program of Intersection of Change providing arts classes to the residents of the Sandtown-Winchester, Upton, and surrounding neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland. Jubilee Arts is located on Pennsylvania Avenue, an area with a rich history of African-American culture, and is helping to bring the arts back to life in our community! We offer programming in dance, visual arts, and ceramics in partnership with the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore Clayworks, area artists and writers, and dancers.

About the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, and offering funding and support to arts programs across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.

Applicant Eligibility

Employees of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are not eligible to apply.




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