Program Manager for Arts Corps / Employment

February 17, 2023

Organization Name: Arts Corps

Organization Location: Arts Corps

Type: Employment

Fee: Free


The Program Manager will collaborate with the entire Arts Corps Programs Team for successful implementation across all programs. Comprehensive program management entails faculty placement and cultivation, partner orientations and check-ins, faculty supervision, classroom assistant supervision, faculty communication/support, social/cultural aspects of youth across program sites, oversight of faculty payroll process, outreach and management of class enrollments, data tracking, and parent communications. This position is expected to coordinate and lead teaching artists and work with community partners while centering young people in the work.

Collaboration is at heart of the functionality of the Programs Team at Arts Corps. Successful candidates will both desire to, and excel at, collaborative models of work.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management
Track data and class enrollments for multiple in-school, after-school, and stand-alone programs
Manage teaching artist contracts and assistant agreements
Maintain database contact and bio information for all teaching artists and partners
Identify and place classroom assistants in collaboration with Programs Team
Sign off on paperwork requirements for teaching artist timesheet and other billings
Perform regular teaching artist observations and evaluations with support of Co-Directors of Arts Education
Schedule and facilitate quarterly teaching artist check-in meetings,
Manage programs at multiple in-person teaching sites in the Puget Sound region
Support orientation and positive collaborations between TA’s, assistants and partners
Troubleshoot and problem-solve classroom and curricular issues
Attend curriculum planning meetings

Attend weekly and bi-weekly staff and programs team meetings
Attend weekly 1:1 meetings with one of the Co-Directors of Arts Education
Collaborate with Co-Directors of Arts Education and Programs Team on overall program direction strategy
Support Art n Soul, Spring Fundraiser, and other events as needed
Attend and collaborate with programs team on faculty professional development workshops and annual retreat
Represent Arts Corps at various conferences, seminars, forums
Other duties as assigned

Enthusiastic collaborator
Self-starter who can run with tasks and asks for help and guidance
Arts experience and/or love of arts and youth
3-5 years experience in youth programs (including youth supervision) and preferred specialized program areas such as youth arts, youth leadership development and group work; or commensurate combination of experience and education
Experience working with gender non-conforming youth and communities of color
Experience teaching in traditional and non-traditional settings including remote learning via Zoom, Teams, and other platforms
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups of people
Experience providing mentorship
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and Google Suite
Proficiency in data collection, aggregation, and grant reporting a plus
Ability to travel in-person to sites in Seattle and South King County

We’re more interested in working with phenomenal people than in lists of qualifications. If you don’t tick all the boxes, but you believe you’re the right fit for our team, that’s okay. We still want to hear from you.

32 hours/week; salary:$54,000 per year. Generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision insurance coverage or the choice of a pro-rated stipend; 13 paid holidays and 20 days of PTO annually, and a personal professional development allotment

To Apply: Send resume to by end of day February 17th, 2023, and include Arts Corps Program Manager in the subject line.

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