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Performing & Visual Arts Teachers - Newburgh Performing Arts Academy

The Newburgh Performing Arts Academy (NPAA) is a community school of the arts that provides formal training in the visual and performing arts to children and youth ages 3-18. Founded in 2004, NPAA was established to provide youth with instruction in the creative arts such as dance, theater, music, literary and visual arts.
Come grow with us!

Celebrating its 16th successful year, the Newburgh Performing Arts Academy seeks to enhance our award-winning performing and visual arts programs by adding to our roster of esteemed teaching artists in the following pre-professional and recreational disciplines:

Dance – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, African, Contemporary and Lyrical

Music – Voice/Chorus, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Recording Studio Engineering, drums, wind instruments

Visual Arts – Photography, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Film Making (Final Cut), Cartooning, Comic Book Creation, Computer Based Graphic Arts (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

Theater – Beginner to Advanced Acting Techniques, Musical Theater

Positions are available immediately from September to June on Saturdays during the hours of 9am-5pm and weekdays from 2pm-9pm.

Job Description: All currently available positions are part-time. NPAA teaching artists are responsible for providing high-quality instruction while cultivating learning environments that are most conducive to helping students with varying skill levels and interests to reach their highest potential.

Requirements & Qualifications: Must have experience teaching in your field of interest. Must demonstrate commitment, enthusiasm, and creativity and must especially enjoy working with youth.

Please respond by email ([email protected]), specifying the position(s) you wish to apply for, and include your resume or bio and website link if applicable. No phone calls.

Teaching Artists – Center 4 Creative Education

CCE needs some new teaching artists in dance and drumming for both our Kingston and Beacon sites. Ideally, experienced teaching artists but CCE does its own training as well.  Very part-time at this point but lots of potential. Hip hop and modern dance and hand drumming of various styles. Call the office: 845.338.7664  – or email: [email protected]

 

Teaching Artists – The Art Effect

POSITION PROFILE 

TEACHING ARTIST, MADLAB PROGRAM

POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 

 

THE ART EFFECT

The Art Effect empowers youth to develop their artistic voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. Based in Poughkeepsie, we help young people in the Hudson Valley explore, experience, and excel in the arts, introducing them to visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals. 

 

The Art Effect’s MADLab program is seeking a teaching artist who specializes in sculpture, fabrication, and/or disciplines or media related to 3D outdoor installations.

 

The MADLab (Media/Arts/Design Lab) program is an afterschool and summer program focusing on teaching students ages 14 – 19 to develop workforce and career skills through a diverse range of arts, media, and design projects. MADLab participants develop both hard and soft skills by experimenting with various media and art-making techniques while exploring related careers. In 2020, MADLab youth will be working on arts-based place-making initiatives throughout the City of Poughkeepsie, including creating sculptures in public spaces. 

 

 The MADLab teaching artist duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collaborate with the MADLab Coordinator and other staff to develop and teach cohesive and age-appropriate visual arts curriculum to high school age youth;

  • Work with youth to translate student installation designs into feasible constructed environments that meet budgetary requirements;

  • Mentor youth at varying skill levels to “get to the next step” whether in

their art practice, college readiness, or career preparation;

  • Engage students through visual arts projects in meaningful ways;

  • Supervise and successfully manage students moving through a long-term, multi-step arts projects;

  • Assist with student application processing as well as creation of programmatic materials such as rosters and visual arts education tools;

  • Manage and work in a diverse team with an ability to think on your feet;

  • Create visual arts projects (found object art, recycled and/or repurposed art, and urban design);

  • Be a supportive community-based mentor and resource for youth;

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in conducting interviews and selecting youth employees, tracking attendance, writing activity logs, and other administrative duties;

  • Engage youth in a series of “Check ins” to monitor their well being and productivity;

  • Periodically maintain contact with youth‘s parents and guardians to keep them informed and updated on their child;

  • Perform other tasks as needed.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the spring and fall, and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer. Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate upon hire.

 

An Ideal candidate will have:

  • BA in the visual arts, arts education, or a related field (preferred but not required)

  • Experience in working with high school-age youth from historically

disadvantaged or marginalized communities;

  • Experience in 3D Design, sculpture, installation or other relevant fields;

  • Familiar with 3D modeling software such as CAD, SketchUp, or other similar

software as well as with the Adobe creative suite;

  • High energy and be able to inspire excitement in others

  • Experience in working with power tools

  • Background in painting/ illustration

 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, résumé, and a link to work samples to [email protected]

 

Bard Graduate Center

Bard Graduate Center
Websitehttp://www.bgc.bard.edu
Position Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education:4-Year Degree
Position Type:Full Time Permanent
Description
Bard Graduate Center is a graduate research institute and gallery in New York City. Our Gallery exhibitions, MA and PhD degree programs, research initiatives, and public programs explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts, design history, and material cultures.

Reporting to, and working collaboratively with both the Director of Public Engagement and the Senior  Manager of Education, Engagement and Interpretation, BGC seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented administrator who will be responsible for the coordination of all department activities.

The successful candidate will be a tactical thinker with excellent writing skills who thrives in a collaborative fast paced environment. An interest in public programming, academia, and museum education preferred.

Responsibilities:

? Manage the planning and coordination of all public programs and events for seniors, educators, K-12 students, university students, families, arts professionals, and general adult audiences.
? Manage roster of student workers.
? Handle phone calls and inquiries.
? Liaise with third party organizations to book and confirm Gallery tours and events.
? Manage the gallery educator tour schedule.
? Manage and track departmental budgets.
? Manage check requests, invoices and payments.
? Work collaboratively to draft and edit event descriptions for all department marketing materials.
? Liaise with the marketing department on communications, e-blast schedule, website edits, eventbrite, etc.
? Help conduct program evaluations.
? Set up and work events.
? Order and manage supplies.

Requirements:
? B.A.; Background in art history, fine art, American studies, museum education, arts administration, or related fields.
? Minimum 2 years professional experience.
? Excellent organizational and communication skills and able to work well in a collaborative fast-paced environment.
? Demonstrated experience handling program details ahead of deadline.
? Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to work with close attention to detail.
? Proficiency with and accuracy in using MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other related software applications.
? Positive outlook and a passion for creating an inclusive working environment.
? Position work schedule includes some evening and weekend hours, to lead and participate in Gallery programs, and to meet job goals and deadlines.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No telephone calls please.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

Arts Education Coordinator - Arts Mid-Hudson

Arts Mid-Hudson Job Announcement:

 Regional Arts Service Organization seeks Arts Education Coordinator (Full-time)

 Arts Mid-Hudson is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to advancing, advocating, and supporting all of the arts across the Mid-Hudson Valley region. Founded in 1964, we serve the Mid-Hudson region with a focus on Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange Counties. With offices in Poughkeepsie and Kingston, New York, we provide grants and funding for arts and cultural programs, informational/educational workshops, outreach seminars, and funding workshops in various locations across our region.

The Arts Education Coordinator will develop and oversee educational programs for Arts Mid-Hudson and in the community, as part of community outreach and engagement. The Arts Education Coordinator will be involved with a wide range of programs for diverse audiences, including school groups, adults, and youth/teen/family programs, including liaising with community partners in arts education initiatives and cultivating collaborations.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage relationships and cultivate partnerships over time, building collaborative arts education events across a diverse community; coordinating Arts Mid-Hudson’s arts learning workshops and gallery education programs, collecting data that supports this work, and providing outreach and cultivation for engagement with these programs.

We seek candidates with prior teaching experience in a public/private school or community arts education program. Candidates fluent in Spanish will be given priority. Bachelor’s Degree required, MFA/MA in Art Education preferred. Annual benefits include generous vacation time, retirement plan, and partially subsidized health insurance.

Arts Mid-Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and strives to build a staff and board that reflect the cultural diversity of the Mid-Hudson region, the constituencies and communities we serve.

To apply, send a cover letter stating your interest in the position and why you are the candidate we seek, an up to date resume with contact information to: [email protected]. Or you can mail information: Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Ste F, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Please, no phone calls.

Entry Level Sales Person - Bailey Pottery

Bailey Pottery Equipment is a leader in the building of ceramic art equipment for schools and universities across the USA. Run by artists for artists out tight knit sales team is looking for an entry level salesperson. Attention to detail, computer competence and excellent social skills are necessary as well as familiarity with the ceramic arts. Friendly and upbeat working environment. We offer a competitive benefit package including health insurance. We are located in the up and coming Midtown Arts District in the beautiful Hudson River City of Kingston, NY.  

Position LevelEntry Level
Education: 2-Year Degree
Position Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000
Application Deadline: 01/24/2020

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please send a resume to [email protected] 

 

Assistant Professor of Art - SUNY New Paltz

The Art Department at SUNY New Paltz seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Art in the Sculpture Program, a full-time, 10-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 20, 2020.
The Sculpture program seeks an innovative artist and educator with a robust creative practice, experience teaching multiple sculpture techniques and approaches and a deep understanding of the history and theory of contemporary artistic production in the expanded field of sculpture. The ideal candidate should be experienced with shared management of a large, well-equipped sculpture studio and demonstrate familiarity with current health and safety practices with an emphasis on sustainable methods. Candidates who can foster a welcoming and inclusive studio environment are especially encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities for tenure track faculty at SUNY New Paltz generally include a 3/3 teaching load; the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level sculpture courses ranging from an intro-level sculpture course for art majors and non-art majors to advanced sculpture classes for BFA, MFA, and BS Visual Arts students. The successful candidate will incorporate both traditional and emergent sculpture practices in their courses, demonstrate the ability to assume leadership positions and a collaborative approach to program development.

In addition to ongoing excellence in teaching and creative/scholarly research and professional activity, the position requires generosity in service to the department, college and university including committee work and student advising/mentorship.

Qualifications

Required:
Qualified candidates must have an M.F.A. in Sculpture or Related Media and at least three years of teaching experience. Candidates must be familiar with the wide range of conceptual and technical approaches to sculpture and also demonstrate a commitment to creating cross-media, interdisciplinary, and high-impact learning opportunities. Candidates must demonstrate technical knowledge of metal fabrication, woodworking, and casting techniques as well as be well-versed in contemporary practices and critical issues in the field of sculpture.

Preferred:
The ideal candidate will also possess a broad intellectual approach to and practice of contemporary sculpture, a record of mentoring and connecting students to career opportunities, a commitment to integrating sustainable practices into the sculpture studio and curriculum, a nimbleness in incorporating emergent digital technologies such as digital fabrication technologies and time-based media into courses, and an engagement in a robust artistic practice that further expands the field of sculpture.

Apply through link:   https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1125

 
 

Various Summer Positions - Cortland Repertory Theatre

Cortland Repertory Theatre is now hiring for the following positions for our 2020 summer season in Central New York.  Full job descriptions can be found on offstagejobs.com

Production Stage Manager / Company Manager
Assistant Stage Manager Intern
Assistant Technical Director
Scenic Carpenter
Scenic Carpenter Intern
Properties Designer
Properties Artisan
Properties Intern
Costume Shop Intern
Master Electrician

Sound Engineer

If applying, please include a cover letter, current resume and 3 references to production AT cortlandrep.org.  PLEASE include the position you are applying for in the subject line.
 
 

Marketing, Communications and Media Specialist - Northern Dutchess Symphony

Marketing, Communications and Media Specialist  Deadline: March 1, 2020

The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra (NDSO) is seeking an energetic and creative person to lead our marketing and communications activity for the orchestra. The Marketing Specialist job is a very hands-on and collaborative role, responsible for producing brochures, websites, email campaigns, press releases, blog posts, direct mailings, and social media campaigns. The orchestra does 5 concerts each season and most of the work revolves around those 5 concerts and the pre-season communications. The position is mostly remote, with a few in-person meetings per year with the Orchestra conductor and board. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute marketing/communication projects; take the lead on some projects, play a support role in others.
  • In consultation with the Music Director, design and develop creative content for season brochure, gain approvals and send to the printer.
  • Update NDSO website with new season information.
  • Design and develop Season Program, to be delivered to printer at least 2 weeks before the first concert.
  • Work with the Board of Directors to develop an effective social media campaign for the season and each concert, including development of graphics for use on Facebook and other social media platforms.
  • For each concert:

     – Design, get approvals and send postcard, flyer and poster (if required) to printer.

     – Draft and get approvals for press release.

     – Update NDSO website with additional concert information if any.

     – Draft and send email blasts about concert.

     – Create ads for each concert and place in appropriate publications.

  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of Adobe InDesign and web site development technology.

 

Compensation

Monthly stipend is commensurate with experience within the guidelines of a very small not-for-profit.

Application Deadline: open until filled

To apply, please respond to [email protected] with:

  • Your resume
  • Your cover letter
  • Three samples of your original work from past marketing and communications jobs. Please include at least one example of written work (such as a press release), and at least one example of a digitally-created visual marketing piece (such as an Instagram post).  

 

About NDSO

The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra was formed in 2006 to bring live orchestral music to northern Dutchess County and the surrounding Hudson Valley area. Now in its fourteenth season, the orchestra offers the best possible live performances of classical music at family-affordable prices. Since the beginning, the orchestra has been conducted by Kathleen Beckmann who also serves as artistic director.

For more information about NDSO, visit https://www.ndsorchestra.org/

 

 
 

Teaching Artist - Spark Studios Program

POSITION PROFILE 

TEACHING ARTIST, SPARK STUDIOS PROGRAM

KINGSTON/POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 

 

THE ART EFFECT

The Art Effect empowers youth to develop their artistic voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. Based in Poughkeepsie, we help young people in the Hudson Valley explore, experience, and excel in the arts, introducing them to visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals. 

 

The Art Effect is seeking teaching artists who specialize in film and video production, with an emphasis on narrative, documentary, and commercial video.

 

Spark Studios is an after-school and summer workforce development program focusing on teaching students ages 14-19 career skills through hands-on training and practice in filmmaking and videography. In Spark Studios, youth develop both hard and soft skills by producing original works as well as creating media products in partnership with clients. 

 

 The Spark Studios teaching artists duties include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collaborate with the Spark Studios Coordinator and other staff to develop cohesive and age-appropriate visual arts curriculum for high school age youth;

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in conducting interviews and selecting youth employees, tracking attendance, writing activity logs, and other administrative duties;

  • Teach students how to create high quality videos, including educating youth in the pre-production, production, and post-production phases.

  • Oversee student work and be responsible for the quality of the production value and media messaging in student products;

  • Oversee film shoots and student management of media files;

  • Supervise and successfully manage students moving through a long-term, multi-step media/video arts projects;

  • Engage students through media/video arts projects in meaningful ways;

  • Manage and work in a diverse team with an ability to think on your feet;

  • Mentor youth at varying skill levels to “get to the next step” whether in their art practice, college readiness, or career preparation;

  • Be a supportive community-based mentor and resource for youth;

  • Engage youth in a series of “Check ins” to monitor youth employee’s well being and productivity;

  • Periodically maintain contact with youth‘s parents and guardians to keep them informed and updated on their child;

  • Perform other tasks as needed.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the spring and fall, and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer. Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate upon hire.

 

An Ideal candidate will have:

  • BA in film, video, digital media production, arts education, or a related field is preferred but not required;

  • Experience in working with high school-age youth from historically

disadvantaged or marginalized communities;

  • Experience in video production, cinematography, scriptwriting, and other aspects of filmmaking;

  • Familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite as well as DSLR, Canon C100, and Sony Mirrorless cameras, KinoFlo and Dracast LED lights, Tascam audio recorders and boom poles, C-stands; and other aspects of filmmaking technology;

  • High energy and be able to inspire excitement in others

 

To Apply: Please send a link to a work sample, cover letter and résumé to [email protected]

 
 

Dutchess Arts Camp Director - The Art Effect

Position Profile

Dutchess Arts Camp Director

For Red Hook & Millbrook Locations

Summer 2020

The Art Effect is seeking dynamic and creative camp directors for our award-winning Dutchess Arts Camps, now entering its 38th year of operation. With campuses in Poughkeepsie, Millbrook, Red Hook, and New Paltz. Dutchess/Ulster Arts Camp (DAC/UAC) provides weekly themed summer program sessions for ages 4 – 12, where young artists can explore their artistic abilities and express themselves through creative group and individual activities. 

Camp Director duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage a staff of educators, artists, teaching assistants, counselors, and counselors-in- training;

  • Organize, implement, and Emcee a culminating final showcase of performances and art exhibits with an overarching weekly theme; 

  • Assist in promoting, tabling, and planning of camp operations; 

  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with The Art Effect staff, camp staff, and parents/guardians; 

  • Assist in set up, clean up, move-in and move-out of camp spaces, inventory, lesson plan overview, and planning; 

  • Research and recruit performing and teaching artists when needed, all under the supervision of the Director of Explore Programs, Lauren Hollick.

The ideal candidate:

  • BA in education preferred but not required;

  • CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred but willing to certify;

  • Experience in managing staff and working with children ages 4-12;

  • Background in visual arts, performing arts, music, and/or media; or arts administration;

  • Good communication skills and record keeping/organizational skills;

  • High energy, animated, and stimulating to keep the young artists interest levels up and motivate the camp staff;

  • Feel comfortable coaching and communicating with teachers, teaching assistants, and CIT’s towards our organizational standards;

  • Be able to ensure that teaching artists’ lessons meet organizational standards, weekly goals, and are developmentally appropriate for each age group;

  • Be able to make decisions quickly and efficiently;

  • Be able to delegate and effectively manage auxiliary staff;

  • Be able to ensure the safety of campers and staff.

This position begins with planning and preparation in March, covers program dates of 7/4/20 – 8/1/20, and concludes after wrap-up/reporting in mid-to-late August. Specific start and end date will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Pay will be commensurate with experience. 

DAC Millbrook (2 Weeks)- July 6-17, 2020

DAC Red Hook (2 Weeks)- July 20-31, 2020

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to angela@feelthearteffect.org


For more information on Dutchess Arts Camp, visit: https://feelthearteffect.org/explore/arts-camp/
 

 

 
 

Paint and Sip Instructor - Town of Union Vale

The Town of Union Vale is looking for an emerging artist to gain experience teaching a paint & sip class for the Town of Union Vale.  We are looking to start with once a quarter classes and would provide all the supplies needed just need someone to teach class.  Looking to book asap as we would like to have our first class in February 2020.  Anyone interested can contact Jennifer at [email protected] or 845-275-5581.

 

 
 

Part-Time Administrative Assistant - Rehabilitation Through the Arts
RTA Seeks Part-Time Administrative Assistant
We are looking for a motivated professional to join RTA’s energetic team! If you are interested or know qualified candidates passionate about this work,
 

 
 

Dia Guide: Dia Beacon

Deadline: February 23, 2020, however, candidates are encouraged to apply in advance of the deadline.

Qualified applicants may apply for this position by emailing the following materials to [email protected] with “Dia Guide” as the subject heading:

  1. Cover letter concisely addressing:
    a. Your interest in Dia’s program of learning and your approach to facilitating engagement with contemporary art
    b. Questions or ideas related to your individual practice/research that you would like to explore as an educator at Dia
    c. How your interests could be advanced through access to Dia, its collection, and the thinking, practices, and processes of a community of contemporary artists and educators
  2. Professional resume indicating relevant experience as an educator
  3. Artist statement and link to portfolio as appropriate

No phone calls or emails to addresses other than the one specified. Offer of employment is contingent on a successful background check.

 

 
 

Visual Arts Specialist - New York Edge

Visual Arts Specialist – Queens

Part time hourly

New York, New York, NY, US
Requisition ID: 1745

We are holding interviews on a daily basis & hiring immediately to fill up open positions.

About Us

The mission of New York Edge is to help bridge the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs designed to improve academic performance, health and wellness, self-confidence, character and attitudes for success in life.

New York Edge seeks to bridge the opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children’s academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.

Summary

Visual Arts Specialists organize, lead, and promote interest in visual art activities. Visual Art Specialists utilize and adapt the New York State Arts Learning Standards in order to create an engaging and awarding activity that encourages participation in New York Edge programs. Responsibilities include creating lessons, projects and objectives that meet the individual student’s needs. He/she fosters an atmosphere of fun and learning and serves as a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself in the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in visual arts related projects with a focus on studio arts
  • Lead progressive development of the students skills, leading to a final project
  • Provide support during academic/homework hour
  • Promotes positive character development in all youth

Interacts With:

  • After School Program Director, Tutors/Counselors, Students

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Academics and Arts programs and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth in Academics and Arts
  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required
  • Have a passion for New York Edge mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development
  • During the school year after-school hours can span from 2:50pm-6:50pm, with most programs running from 3pm-6pm, the candidate should be able to work late afternoons and/or evenings during the school year
  • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred
  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity preferred as well

Location: Long Island City, Astoria, South Richmond Hill, Ozone Park, East Elmhurst

At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.