Apr 3, 2023


Venice, CA

Strategic Leadership & Management Oversight

  • Steward the strategic growth and development of programs.
  • Manage ongoing activities, with an emphasis on the Film & Digital Media pilot, a partnership with the LA County Department of Economic Opportunity, whose cyclical programs currently include:
  1. Creative Conversations, a series with sector professionals.
  2. Visual Storytelling, Production, and Editing Certificate, a paid,
    160-hour program building creative and technical knowledge
    and skills, while preparing young people for paid internships.
  3. The Creative Sector Internship program, with placement
    opportunities provided in a variety of creative companies.
  4. The Editing Pre-Apprenticeship, including education/training
    and apprenticeship/early career placements.
  • Assure the development and management of relationships with
    current and prospective employers, whether for career panels,
    mentorships, field trips, shadowing, or work-related placements.
  • Build the CCWE Advisory Board through quarterly meetings and
    off-line relationships that allow them to contribute


  • Assure CCWE’s teaching artists understand Venice Arts’ project-
    based, experiential pedagogy and its program-specific curricula
  • Oversee the development/refinement of curricula


  • Supervise teaching faculty, the Creative Career Counselor, and
    the Program Coordinator

Reporting & Administration

  • Complete required reports from select funders and provide
    stories and images to the Director of Grants, as requested
  • Assure the efficient maintenance of all quantitative and
    qualitative program data, analyzing such data to assure the
    quality and impact of programs

This is a full–time, exempt position. The compensation package includes a starting salary of $75,000 per annum; up to 3 weeks of compensated time-off (2 weeks earned vacation time, plus 1 week holiday closure).
12 standard paid holidays; employer paid medical and dental insurance; up to 8 days of accrued sick days; and an opportunity to contribute to a 401(k). The work schedule is Monday-Friday, although some evenings and weekends will be required.Send résumé along with a brief (no more than 1 page) cover letter highlighting relevant experience to lynn@venicearts.org by 5/5/23. No phone inquiries or walk–ins. Work samples, syllabi samples, and additional information may be requested if an interview is scheduled.