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25751Arts Access/Elementary Arts Education Program Manager, Utah

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  • kenroar
    Jun 26, 2014
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      Arts Access/Elementary Arts Education Program Manager  
      Dean's Office - Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University
      Position Summary: 
      This position provides management and coordination of activities and services delivered in the Caine College's Arts Access program for students with disabilities and the Elementary Arts Education program (which is a collaborative project with the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services). This position includes providing training associated with these programs. This is an ongoing, full time benefited position housed in the Caine College of the Arts in Logan, Utah.

      Responsibilities:    
      1. Conduct school observations and in-school support related to the implementation of Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education Programming in local schools. 15%

      2. Document and report impacts, including data collection and database management related to Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education Programming. 10%

      3. Coordinate events related to Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education Programming 10%

      4. Provide outreach to schools, including the expansion of Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education Programming, which might include managing specific outreach programs 15%

      5. Provide interdepartmental coordination/collaboration between USU colleges, departments and centers to advance Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education Programming 5%

      6. Coordinate training and professional development 10%

      7. Coordinate with administrators and other office personnel to manage budgets, schedules, leave, and other job-related activities. 5%

      8. Respond to requests, office visits, telephone calls, emails, and correspondence promptly and professionally. 20%

      9. Assist with obtaining private and public funding to support Arts Access and Elementary Arts Education efforts. 5%

      10. Assist with other duties, which might include developing new programs, as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Arts Education; some regional and state travel may be required. 5%  

      Minimum Qualifications:    

      1. Demonstrates a passion and genuine enjoyment when working with students/individuals with disabilities as well as with the arts and children.

      2. 5 years management experience.

      3. 2 years program management/coordination experience in arts education and special education.

      4. Experience working directly with individuals with disabilities in education, community, or employment settings.

      5. Experience working directly with classroom teachers, arts educators, schools and school administrators.

      6. Evidence of the capacity to manage complex programs, mange routine operations, and contribute to a sustainable vision.

      7. Ability to assist with developing support among the diverse university population, as well as the public and private sector constituencies.

      8. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

      9. Experience in concise report writing, proposal, and grant writing communications.

      10. Skills in managing, directing and motivating personnel with diverse strengths in a complex consensus based setting.  

      Skills with:

      - Social media and web site maintenance

      - Program development, grant writing, and/or delivery of programs

      - Problem solving successful service delivery in programs where there are multiple partners/collaborators (e.g. programs that are collaborations between university departments/colleges, school districts, government agencies, etc)

      - Coordinating events serving large numbers of public school students
       
      Special Instructions to Applicants:    
      Along with the online application, please attach:
      1. A current resume
      2. A cover letter
      3. A list of the names and contact information of three professional references

      It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the "apply for" link.  
      Required Applicant Documents     
      Resume, Cover Letter, References  
      Review Date:    07-04-2014
      Quicklink     http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60256