Ends on May 28, 2018

Art @ Work

Park Heights Site Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION

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

April-June

5-10 hours per month

 

June 19 to August 4

37.5 hours per week

7:30am-4:00pm

Five days a week, Monday through Friday

Hourly rate, $20/hour

 

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 Site Supervisor to lead the day-to-day management of program staff and logistics for the Park Heights program site which includes four active mural project sites, a circuit of professional development courses, field trips, and community events, and artwork tours.

 

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

 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

1.  Minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth within under resourced communities

2.  Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory or management role in the arts

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

4.  Demonstrated visual art experience

5.  Experience in community organizing

 

Preferred Skills

Passion for art and community

Dependable computer and email access

Reliable transportation

 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage day-to-day onsite operations

  • Supervise and lead onsite personnel including teaching artists, site coordinator, interns, and youth artist apprentices
  • Oversee project progress to ensure projects are completed at the highest quality, on time, and on budget
  • Ensure safe and timely access to project sites and workshop space
  • Plan and communicate with BOPA / Jubilee / Site Coordinator to ensure timely receipt of needed supplies, materials, facilities, and transportation

 

Project Coordination

  • Coordinate meal distribution provided by Baltimore City Summer Food Service Program
  • Ensure proper preparation and breakdown of the Art @ Work program including site and classroom setup, artist orientations, youth orientations, parent orientations, inventory, storage, and final reports
  •  Secure, coordinate and follow up with vendors, facilities, Jubilee Arts staff, and BOPA staff, Park Heights Renaissance staff, to ensure logistical needs are met for mural design presentations, field trips, and community celebrations

 

Youth Development & Supervision

  • Ensure youth are reporting to and from project sites in a timely and professional manner
  • Lead daily all staff meetings, weekly youth ambassador meetings, and all staff orientation

  • Chaperone and supervise youth field trips and artist talks
  • Mentor youth in their artistic and life skill development

 

Data Management

  • Coordinate accurate reporting of Youth Works timesheets and distribution of Youth Works paychecks
  • Collect Teaching Artist timesheets and process payment requests
  • Conduct YouthWorker pre and post program evaluation surveys

 

Community Engagement

  • Positively represent Jubilee Arts, BOPA, Park Heights Renaissance and Art @ Work to the community residents, partners and funders
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with community residents
  • Conduct community stakeholder, parent, youth, and property owner outreach including written correspondence, phone calls, canvassing, public presentations, and project promotion

 

 

 

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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