Community Arts Program Assistant Coordinator (req5602)
Department: Office of the Vice-Deans
Status: 6 Month Term with the possibility of extension
Employment Group: ASPA
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): .5
Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $48,334.00 - 75,523.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Family (if applicable): Managerial
Salary Phase: Phase 1
Posted Date: 4/6/2020
Closing Date: 4/12/2020
Number of Openings: 1
Primary Purpose: The Community Arts Program Assistant Coordinator is primarily responsible for the coordination of the Community Arts & Artisanship Program, the Certificates in Community Arts & Artisanship, the Community Arts & Artisanship Summer Camps Program and the 5-wk explore French Immersion Program) which includes classes offered in Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall terms.
This position exists to ensure that the programs are delivered with high quality non-credit programming, including a national French language immersion, drawing, painting, sculpture, metal arts, photography, textiles and mixed media that also recovers its expenses through the revenue generated. As well, the Assistant Program Coordinator must ensure the safety & wellbeing of all children & staff in an environment which fosters engagement & individual success.
Nature of Work: This position reports to the Coordinator of the Community Arts Program and the Non-Degree Languages Programs, College of Arts and Science. This position involves coordination and development of non-credit adults’ and children’s programs in fine art and French. It requires a sound knowledge base in the programming area as well as in continuing education and lifelong learning. This includes program delivery and development, counselling students, support of cost-recovery budgets in an entrepreneurial environment, development of marketing plans, preparation and delivery of presentations to stakeholder groups and community relations. Workload is variable and dynamic.
Designate and reserve the venues;
Lead and support the promotion, marketing and recruiting of students;
Participate in the continued review of programming & operations in consultation with the coordinator, instructors, interns, students, parents;
Champion maximum enrolments by evaluating past enrolment trends and current student needs;
Ensure outreach to and engagement of key stakeholders both inside and outside the University by supporting the communication of strategic messages and goals in the local community;
Oversee student relations, manage record keeping, and program evaluations by students/parents;
Champion the addition of new program offerings by evaluating student needs and instructor/intern capabilities;
Facilitate the development & continuous improvement of employee skills & competencies;
Effectively outline expectations to instructors, interns and students;
Provide quality & timely coaching and monitoring of instructor & intern performance;
Education: Minimum of a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in a discipline related to the humanities and/or fine arts.
Experience: Incumbents with leadership experience in education and/or program coordination is preferred.
This position is in scope of ASPA.
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