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Â The Art & Design College Accelerator Program is a grant funded 3-year program designed to widen the pathway towards higher education for Baltimoreâs underserved youth of diverse backgrounds with aspirations to attend a four-year undergraduate program in art and design. Twelve to fifteen students will be selected as members of this cohort in their 10th grade year with commitment to participate through their senior year. Additional cohorts are anticipated in following years. MICA offers this program on campus.Â
Over the course of 3 years, participants in the Art & Design College Accelerator Program will:Â
Complete 7 portfolio preparation courses through MICAâs Young Peopleâs Studios.
Participate in an ongoing Fall/Spring workshop series designed to expose students to a variety of art making and design techniques as well as provide holistic support.Â
Have access to an academic tutor throughout the school year.Â
Receive transportation assistance, lunch, and art supplies for days the program meets.Â
Participate in the Pre-College Art & Design Residency Program, earning 3 college credits.Â
Build a college admissions portfolio and compete for MICA freshman scholarships.Â
Develop interpersonal skills in leadership, critique and mentorship development.Â
Engage with a MICA college admissions counselor for mock interviews and feedback.
Experience the life of a college student in art and design.
Gain insight into the art and design professions.Â
Learn from professional artists and designers and other students in the College.Â
This position reports to the Director of Youth Programs and coordinates and manages the Art & Design College Access Program. For 2023-2024 the program will meet on Saturdays 9:30am-3:30pm over the course of 8 sessions in the fall semester, 10 sessions in the spring, and for two weeks M-F during the summer. The Coordinator is expected to be on campus during lunch and workshop/tutoring sessions, and maintain a direct relationship with students and their families.Â
Advise students, families, and prospective participants regarding program and curriculum goals.Â
Manage student information.Â
Acts as an ambassador for the program when appropriate.Â
Maintain an open line of communication and support for students and their families.Â
Communicate with Director of Youth Programs regarding student progress and needs.Â
Share information about resources and events on campus as related to art/design.Â
Prepare courses and schedulingÂ
Recruit and select new prospective workshop faculty and tutors.Â
Collaborate with workshop faculty to create a syllabus each semester.Â
Create/update programming as needed, including course descriptions for publication.Â
Collaborate with the YPS Area Coordinator to ensure course offerings and enrollment spaces in YPS HS Portfolio Prep courses each semester.Â
Maintain an archive of program curricula and sample student works.Â
Collaborate with the Pre-College Coordinator as necessary for student participation in the program.
Facilitate inclusive community focused lunch discussions with students.Â
Provide 1 on 1 mentoring to students.
Manage faculty and staff
Train, supervise, mentor and support workshop faculty and academic tutors as needed.Â
Communicate with Director of Youth Programs regarding staff progress and needs.Â
Manage program equipment and suppliesÂ
Research, prepare and submit supply orders for workshop classes as necessary.Â
Coordinate distribution of lunch as necessary for program participants.Â
Coordinate distribution of transportation passes as necessary for program participants.Â
Implement all programming and procedures with staff for opening and closing of each semester session.Â
In conjunction with the OS registration staff, verify enrollment and receipt of necessary student data.Â
Coordinate events and exhibitions as needed with support from the Open Studies office.Â
Conditionsâ âofâ âEmployment:Â
Occasionally required to work evenings and weekends.Â
Physicalâ âDemandsâ âandâ âWorkâ âEnvironment:â âThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â Physical Demands: While performing the duties of a job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Â
â Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Â
â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.Â
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.