Director of Visual Arts Education
The Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community music and visual arts school in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Our mission is to build community through the arts by providing all people with the opportunity to achieve their full creative potential, regardless of their age, ability, or economic status. We accomplish this through high quality music and visual arts education programs and by creating ensemble, performance, and exhibition opportunities for students, professionals, and audiences.
We are seeking a part-time Director of Visual Arts Education for our growing visual arts program. The Director of Visual Arts Education at the Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is responsible for curriculum development for all visual arts education programs, assists in the hiring and training of all visual arts faculty, oversees all visual arts faculty, provides program-related content for marketing materials and manages and maintains the PMAC inventory of art equipment, materials and supplies. Guidance and support is provided by the Executive Director and by the Director of Administration.
PMAC currently offers a variety of art programs for community youth and adults including afterschool youth classes, daytime and evening classes for adults, weekend workshops and summer programs for youth and adults. The ideal candidate has experience teaching in a community arts school environment, has developed community arts program curriculum in the past, and arts administration experience is preferred. In addition to the stipend position of Director of Visual Arts Education, the candidate should be available to teach one or two, 1.5 hour classes each week, with the possibility of additional classes. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and full resume to:
E-mail: Russ Grazier, Executive Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
Russ Grazier, Executive Director
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
75 Albany Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Requirements and Responsibilities:
-Must hold a degree in Visual Arts field and/or Education.
-Certification and/or Arts Education degree preferred.
-Must have experience developing visual arts curriculum and an understanding of the role community arts educationorganizations have in the larger community.
-Must have experience teaching visual arts classes with minimum of 8 students.
-Desire to develop curriculum and teach with a differentiated instruction approach, in a supportive, inclusion-based environment that welcomes ALL children/adults to participate, learn, and be successful!
-All PMAC faculty are expected to use e-mail correspondence and be able to independently access online materials for employees.
-All PMAC employees are required to submit to full background checks.
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, 75 Albany Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801, 603-431-4278
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Marketing and Development Intern
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, is looking for a Marketing and Development intern. This position will be responsible for assisting the marketing and administrative team in the creation and distribution of marketing materials, writing blog posts and press releases, drafting email campaign, updating the company website and helping to grow PMAC’s social media presence. The right candidate will get to work with a small team at a fast pace on every aspect of nonprofit arts marketing. This position will report to the Marketing and Development Coordinator. This internship is open to students only with preference given to those studying in Arts Administration, Music Business, or Nonprofit Management (must have a demonstrated interest in Music and/or Art). This is an unpaid internship, for credit only.
The Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community music and arts school located at 75 Albany Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. With a faculty of 30 professional music and visual arts educators, we offer a wide variety of music lessons, arts classes, and ensembles.
-Must have strong communication skills
-Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
-Open to Junior and Senior students in College
-Students pursuing a degree in Arts Administration or Nonprofit Management are preferred, but opportunity is open to all majors.
-Experience with Microsoft Office
-Experience in Adobe Creative suite is a plus
Email a cover letter and resume to PMAC's
10-20hrs per week
Application deadline is Dec 21, 2012