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General Purpose:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Coordinator of Community Arts & Service provides assistance to the Assistant Director of Community Arts and direction to the overall Center for Student Engagement towards the development of a comprehensive program of community-based student programming. The Coordinator must be committed to fostering social change through the arts as well as the social, artistic, educational, cultural, and recreational development of art students. The Coordinator must be sensitive to the needs of a diverse student body and familiar with the challenges of community arts. This position requires flexible hours as well as evening and weekend hours.
Project and Event Management
Community Arts and/or Social Justice Theory
Community Partner Relations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Provide assistance to the Assistant Director.
Support and implement the community arts & service program, a program for
Students to engage in community-based work inclusive.
Plan and facilitate training for students involved in community arts work.
Supervise Community Site Leaders (CSL) including regular communication, site visits, mid-terms, and finals.Â
Coordinate CSL and FMF recruitment, hiring, training and manage regular team meetings.
Maintain relationships with current site partners and strengthen new site partners.
Increase the presence of the community arts & service program through effective marketing and public relations.
Promote service and volunteer opportunities to the MICA student population, including one-time service opportunities and days of service opportunities.
Process and communicate to students short-term volunteer opportunities from community organizations.
Update the Community Arts and Service website and MICA Volunteers Facebook page.
Organize community-related events.
Assist with the implementation, set-up, and coordination of campus events as assigned, including but not limited to: New Student Orientation, Parent & Family Weekend, Leadership Awards Ceremony and Commencement.
Participate in campus-wide and Division of Student Affairs committees as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Perform as an advisor for a student organization.
Bachelor's degree with relevant experience in a college or university setting or field experience in community-arts.
Excellent interpersonal and verbal & written communication skills
Ability to negotiate and collaborate with community-based organizations
Sensitivity to and interest in the unique concerns of art students and the studio experience in a highly specialized and demanding educational environment
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to exercise initiative, plan ahead, work independently and as a part of a team
Experience working in/with social justice, service-learning, or civic engagement
Ability to work in a collaborative, arts-oriented academic environment
Belief in the value of art and creativity in the community
Practicing community or studio artist
Conditions of Employment:
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
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.
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 40 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 moderate. 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)
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.