Site Coordinator, Young People's Studios High School Studios Summer Art Camp
Maryland Institute College of Art
Internal Number: R2659
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Job Title: Site Coordinator, Young Peopleâs Studios Department: Open Studies Division: Academic Affairs FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to (Position Title): Director, Youth and Community Education, Youth Program Manager Work Schedule: Temporary, 40 hrs per week June 1 - July 31 Â
General purpose: The Site Coordinator works in coordination with the Program Manager to oversee all curricular, logistical, and faculty/staff components of the YPS program in conjunction with MICAâs Open Studies. The site Coordinator serves as a liaison between the students, families and the Open Studies office.
For more than 150 years, MICA has provided Baltimoreâs young people (from kindergarten through grade 12) with a full array of classes tailored to their developmental needs and designed to inspire creativity through high- quality instructional experiences in the visual arts/design taught by instructors from around Maryland. MICA offers YPS programs at our MICA Mount Royal campus and at the Ward Center for the Arts at the St. Paulâs Schools and remotely online.
Summary of Essential Functions
Logistical and managerial oversight of YPS program on location
Implementation of program quality, goals and outcomes
Implementation of Open Studies strategic plans for the YPS program
âEssential Duties & Responsibilities:
Remain on-site for the duration of the program when the program is in session
Coach, provide support/feedback to faculty as needed, and document student work for this purpose
Supervise summer program assistants, mentor and provide assessment
Planning and preparation and Implementation of programming for designated YPS HSS site in collaboration with Open Studies
Manage student and family information, attendance and emergency contact information on location
Implement safe procedures and logistics, train program assistants as needed
Communicate regularly with faculty/staff and support all learning needs
Manage the Site Coordinator summer YPS HSS email efficiently and answer all email correspondence professionally and in a timely manner
Perform excellent customer service and support for families and students
Manage shared supplies and materials in collaboration with the Program Manager
Coordinate end of session exhibitions, communicate information to families and plan locations of displays
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of art education practices, pedagogy, and trends for the appropriate K-12 audiences
Skills: Excellent written, verbal and oral communication skills
Excellent communication skills and ability to maintain calm settings and assist families with any needs/
Ability to: reflect on and assess student work and experiences in order to provide coaching and feedback to faculty and staff in order to maintain standards and strengthen the program quality and experience
Education: Bachelorâs Degree, preferably in the art/design field
Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience working with school aged youth, preferably in an educational
CPR First Aid certified (will be provided by MICA)
Masterâs Degree in the fields of art/design, art education, preferably a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Reporting to this position:
YPS Adjunct Faculty
YPS Program Assistants
Conditions of Employment:
Conditions: Background Check and finger printing for working specifically with minors
Unusual Circumstances related to position: Flexible work schedule, some weekends required
Physical demands and work environment: The 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 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 (amt) 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. (may be adjusted depending on position)
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 (minimal, moderate, or high).
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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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.