Senior Coordinator of Teaching and Learning
Studio in a School NYC, LLC (Studio) seeks a dedicated, organized, collaborative administrator with an interest in visual art education to join its program team as the Senior Coordinator of Teaching and Learning (the Senior Coordinator). The Senior Coordinator will provide administrative, logistical, and clerical support for Studio’s professional development program and curriculum initiatives. The Senior Coordinator will work closely with the Program Directors and Program Coordinators, the administration team, as well as outside consultants and program sites. The Senior Coordinator will join a passionate, talented team in a dynamic and well-respected art education organization while acquiring knowledge about art education.
The Senior Coordinator position is a non-exempt, full-time position reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning and will also be expected to become a member of United Autoworkers Union Local 2110.
About Studio in a School Association
Studio in a School Association is comprised of two LLCs Studio NYC and Studio Institute. Studio NYC engages over 30,000 public school students in all five boroughs each year and aims to ensure that New York City public school students receive standards-based, quality instruction in the visual arts regardless of socio-economic status. Studio Institute provides programs and creates new partnerships with communities and cultural organizations nationwide. Studio Institute is currently working with partners in Boston, Cleveland, Memphis, New York, Philadelphia, and Providence.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Artist Recruitment and Training:
•Support ongoing Artist Training through scheduling, outreach, hosting (in person, viaZoom and hybrid) and documentation.
•Prepare, organize and share Artist training materials and resources.
•Coordinate logistics with training facilitators and presenters, as well as offsite training venues as needed.
•Schedule artist inter visitations and shadowing at residency sites.
•Track artist hours for professional development and curriculum related work.
•Manage correspondence to artists and sites, including mailings, invitations, requests, and reminders.
•Support artist recruitment through outreach, attending job fairs, and developing relationships with cultural partners.
•Prepare statistical reports and gather data ensuring all information is accurate and up to date.
•Organize, edit and disseminate curriculum materials and resources.
•Conduct art and education related research for use in curriculum development.
•Create resources to support curriculum, including slideshows and indexes of artwork.
•Provide administrative and organizational support to the program team.
•Attend networking/community events, as necessary.
•Actively participate in Studio’s performance evaluation system.
•Other duties and ad-hoc projects as assigned.
Desired Skills and Background
Education and Experience
•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.
•Minimum of one year of related work experience, including experience communicating and working with multiple vendors, partners, and/or stakeholders.
Personal Qualities and Habits of Work
•Commitment to the mission of Studio in a School NYC.
•Extremely organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently and effectively while juggling multiple tasks.
•Strong writing and editing skills.
•Strong ability to set up efficient systems and processes to track various aspects of the program.
•Project management skills and follow through.
•Ability to collaborate within a team environment and interact with diverse staff members and populations.
•Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and a pleasant phone demeanor.
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Drive. Adobe skills helpful.
•Knowledge and experience with visual art, art history, and art education preferred.
•Be flexible to work occasional evenings to support training, workshops and events.
•NYC Department of Education Fingerprint and Background Check Clearance upon employment.
•We are currently working on a hybrid schedule. The Senior Coordinator of Teaching andLearning will be asked to work at least 2 days per week in our office at 75 West End Avenue, New York, NY, though this schedule may shift and evolve.
•Generous paid time off, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Pre-tax Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Commuter Benefits, 403b Retirement Plan, AFLAC supplemental benefits, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP), all pursuant to our union contract.
•Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines including boosters. Studio in a School NYC, LLC requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start date.
•Salary set pursuant to a union contract.
Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Write “Senior Coordinator of Teaching and Learning in the subject line. No applications will be accepted without a cover letter. No phone calls, please.
If much of this job description describes you, please apply for this role. Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet all the qualifications. We recognize this and encourage those with relevant skills and experience to apply.
Studio in a School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to hire staff members who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at Studio in a School are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, employment status, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.