Job Description:
Director of Education
Muckenthaler Cultural Center


WORK SCHEDULE‐ Full Time Exempt Position Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm with some evening classes and weekend hours required in addition to regular daytime work.


Our Arts Education Outreach program has expanded from serving 1,000 students in 2009 at one site to over 13,000 students at 28 sites in 11 cities currently. Starting as an after school program, it has become multi‐faceted reaching the underserved/at‐risk children of our region. Our programs include scholarships for afterschool classes/camps; art classes for Crittenton foster care, Women’s Transitional Living Center, Project HOPE School, schools, community centers; free school tours; free senior arts classes; free festivals; and arts programs for community nonprofits. We developed the first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) programs in Orange County: (physics through animation, plate tectonics/earthquakes through ancient stories, photography and magazine production, among others). We are opening our first satellite Teen Arts Center in Placentia where we will provide after school arts programs (music recording, dance, visual arts, ceramics, etc.) We provide arts classes in correctional facilities, a refugee school, and a shelter for human trafficking victims.


The Director of Educational Programs leads an arts education team in the development of the highest quality art classes and oversees art education outreach. Primary responsibility is to manage the other Artists/Teachers, contracts, partners and arts education programs in the beautiful working environment of the Muckenthaler Cultural Center.


  • Advanced degree in Art and/or Education, the equivalent in experience, or a combination of education and experience
  • Two years Management and Supervision Experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead
  • Proficient Computer skills in Word, Excel, Google Docs & Calendars, Internet, and Email (Gift Works a plus)
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; have a pleasant phone voice.
  • Ability to work well with public and staff of diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Have a current California Drivers license, good driving record, and valid auto insurance
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Positive attitude, flexibility and problem solving mentality.
  • Bilingual Korean or Spanish a plus

Salary commensurate with experience

Apply with resume and cover letter by Thursday, February 19th, 2015 to:

Janette Pyun

[email protected]

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. For questions call Janette at (714) 738‐6340

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center 1201 West Malvern Avenue Fullerton, CA 92833

DISCLAIMER This list of job elements, responsibilities, duties, requirements, or conditions is not exhaustive, but is merely the most accurate list of the current job; and management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, or technical development).