Arts Education Director

Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 29, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Arts Education Director

Position Type: Staff

Department: Bologna Performing Arts Center

Posting Number: 201201074

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

The Bologna Performing Arts Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, highly-organized, and team-oriented professional to run the Arts Education department. Under the general direction of the BPAC Executive Director, the Arts Education Director is responsible for planning programs and creating relationships with artists, educators, academic departments, and community members to fulfill the mission of the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University. This includes overseeing the School-Time Matinee Series, planning and implanting the Janice Wyatt Mississippi Summer Arts Institute, and coordinating outreach efforts for the performing arts center with other University departments and outside organizations.

The Arts Education Director also manages all after-school programming, creates programming that address community needs, and organizes opportunities for professional development opportunities in arts education and arts integration for educators and artists. This position is responsible for pursuing grants and overseeing management of grant funds, as well as implementing program budgets within the Arts Education department. Finally, the Arts Education Director will support Bologna Performing Arts Center performances and events, and other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.

Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 2 years of experience in: K-12 education OR arts education/arts organization work OR community outreach/program development.

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of educational programs, and strong technical writing skills are a must. An ideal candidate is highly motivated, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.

Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience

Strong technical writing and project management skills

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong technical writing and project management skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include the names and contact information of at least 3 references. If you would like to add a letter of recommendation, please upload them with your application under optional Letter of Reference. You may also upload a writing sample to demonstrate writing competency under Optional Documents.

Additional Information:
Built in 1994, the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University is dedicated to showcasing the best of arts and entertainment. The Bologna Performing Arts Center boasts two theaters, the approximately 1200 seat Delta and Pine Land Theater and a smaller 145 seat Recital Hall, allowing the Center to stage events or all sizes and accommodate a variety of audience needs. The Bologna Performing Arts Center presents an annual season of performances, along with a mix of campus and community events.

Our Mission: The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University brings together artists and audiences to celebrate the arts, to enrich the cultural life of the Delta community, to educate and deepen the appreciation of the arts and to explore the richness of our world heritage through artistic expression.

Open Date: 09/28/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.