Orange County School of the Arts
Santa Ana, CA
Under the supervision of the Dean of Arts Conservatories, the Director of Arts Enrichment is responsible for the continued development of special projects and initiatives which support the school‐wide mission and strategic plan.
- Manages and expands CSArts Academy weekend, evening, summer, and community outreach programs, including development of discipline‐based international arts festivals
- Manages CSArts Academy budget and administrative duties, including: purchase orders, check requests, payroll, and approval of all purchases and expenditures
- Works with the Dean of Arts Conservatories to develop a strategic plan for CSArts Academy growth
- Communicates effectively with parents, students, faculty and colleagues
- Oversees CSArts Academy curriculum
- Supervises, evaluates, and supports needs of staff, including Arts Enrichment Assistant
- Oversees the CSArts Academy online registration system
- Develops the CSArts Academy marketing plan in consultation with Dean of Arts Conservatories and Vice President of Marketing
- Conducts open house presentations for prospective students and parents, as needed, during CSArts Academy programs
- Oversees all aspects of the CSArts Academy events, productions, and performances
- Manages community outreach, special projects, and arts partnerships, including development of CSArts Academy programming at CSA satellite schools.
- Assists in coordination of the College Fair and Arts Showcases, including current Actors Showcase
- Assists in development of student recruitment initiatives (e.g. Discover OCSA/Community Days)
- Assists in coordination and planning of school‐wide special projects (e.g. ASN Conference/InterACT Art Schools Leadership Intensive)
- Supports the development of dual enrollment programs with local community colleges
- Assists in growth and development of Master Artist Series
- Facilitates existing/establishes new student internship programs
- Broadens and supports opportunities for cross‐conservatory collaborations
- Teaches in the conservatory program as schedule allows
- Attends, participates, and represents OCSA at OCDE’s Orange County Music & Arts Administrators meetings, and other community arts/education advocacy events, as requested
- Participates in school meetings and professional development activities, and assists with logistical coordination and planning of professional development activities
- Participates in Preview Days, Registration Days, Parent Funding Meetings, and others, as requested
- The ideal candidate will excel at administrative procedures, including: budget management, scheduling, and strategic planning. He/she will need to work at a high level of independence. Applicants must possess a vision for growth and must demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to demonstrate effective leadership; manage multiple tasks; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; meet schedules and timelines; maintain confidentiality of privileged information.
- The ideal candidate will have a general understanding of marketing and social media, and strong computer skills, including competency in Microsoft Excel.
- Background in/passion for the arts and arts education.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in arts administration, education, or marketing/development. A valid California’s Driver’s License is required.
School environment; occasional irregular hours due to the school’s performance and events schedule.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Work year: Full time; number of work days to be determined
Salary: To be determined; commensurate with education, credentials, and experience
Benefits: Employer‐paid health, vision and dental plans, and State retirement plan
Apply here: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/836310
Candidates are to attach the following documents to their completed application:
- Letter of intent addressed to Teren Shaffer (Dean of Arts Conservatories)
- Two letters of recommendation,
- Three professional references