Current Openings


Job Title: Operations and Rentals Manager

Classification:               Full time, Exempt
Reports to:                    Director of Finance and Administration
Date Revised:                January 30, 2019           
Compensation:             Salary Range of $43,000-48,000

Overview: The Operations and Rentals Manager is responsible for facilities rentals, facilities operations and maintenance, event management, the box office, and the bar. Customer service, both internally and with our guests and external stakeholders, is a key focus in this work. This position supervises full and part-time staff and manages contractor relationships. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, with strong interpersonal skills and flexibility to work on multiple projects at one time.

Principal Responsibilities:

Concessions and Events Management - 35%

  • Hire, schedule, train, and supervise part-time event managers and bartenders
  • Work with departments leads to ensure all event needs are met and relay needs to staff
  • Maintain inventory and order all liquor, goods sold, and supplies
  • Manage the Square account and ensure financial accuracy of reports
  • Act as an events manager when no part-time staff are available
  • Lead the annual Merry Mart holiday crafts sale event

Facilities Operations – 30%

  • Manage janitorial services and ensure the interior and exterior of facilities are clean and welcoming
  • Maintain inventory and order supplies and equipment necessary for building maintenance
  • Supervise the part-time facilities manager and schedule all maintenance and repairs
  • Monitor and program security, utilities, and HVAC systems
  • Be on call for emergencies and facility issues
  • Contribute to Patterson and Creativity Center building board committees for planning major repairs and upgrades
  • Ensure permits, licenses, and compliance requirements are up to date
  • Maintain schedule of use of all rooms and lead bimonthly calendar meetings
  • Prepare rooms for use including set-up, clean-up, food, supplies, and equipment needed

Facility Rentals – 20%

  • Direct the facility rentals program, working with marketing staff on promotion and evaluation
  • Manage rentals from initial inquiry to contract negotiation through completion of event
  • Coordinate with the technical director to schedule tech needs for rental events
  • Attend monthly Unique and Historic Venue Professionals meetings

General Administrative – 15%

  • Supervise the office manager and oversee the box office and front desk operations
  • Ensure customer service focus a priority for all staff
  • Help maintain organizational lists, staff communications, and on-boarding of new staff
  • Manage operating budgets for the building, concessions, and facilities rentals
  • Lead aspects of signature events such as Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Marquee Ball

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience with facility rentals, private events management, facility operations, and/or theater house management
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Experience working in a bar or restaurant
  • Ability to lift and carry 50+ lbs.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Creative Alliance

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Customer service focus in all work
  • Sales experience, preferably for a service
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Computer literate and experience with Square, MS Office suite, Google calendars
  • Database experience, Salesforce or Patron Manager preferred
  • Familiarity with local arts organizations
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Serve Safe Certification a plus
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to christy@creativealliance.org

Deadline: The position will be open until filled but priority given to applications received by February 18, 2019.

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


Job Title: Education Coordinator

Classification:               Full time, Exempt
Reports to:                    Education Director
Date Revised:                January 9, 2019           
Compensation:             Salary Range of $38,000-42,000

Overview: The education coordinator assists in developing visual and performance art program for youth aged 4 to 17 at several schools and outreach sites and at workshops at Creative Alliance. The education coordinator manages the logistics for the education programs to youth in the nearby communities and provides assistance to the Education Director.

Principal Responsibilities:

Education Programming

  • Assist the Education Director in developing, planning, and implementing visual and performance arts programming for youth at Creative Alliance, schools and other public and private spaces throughout Baltimore.
  • Lead the recruitment and registration process of youth participants across all programs.
  • Work with marketing staff to ensure bilingual flyers and website pages are available for all programs, distributed as needed, and available in the lobby.
  • Develop and manage the school tour program in coordination with the Visual Arts Curator.
  • Organize calendar of events, workshops, and programs.
  • Coordinate logistics of programs including program finales, exhibitions, field trips, and workshops.

Support Part-time Education Staff

  • Assist with hiring, training, and onboarding of part-time education staff.
  • Hold on-site orientations for part-time education staff
  • Coordinate forms, flyers, journals, sign-in sheets, lesson plans, staff lists, and other resources needed by teachers.
  • Order supplies and snacks and monitor inventory for all education programs.
  • Act as a substitute teacher, program assistant, or site coordinator as needed

Grant Reporting and Financial Management

  • Assist Education Director with management of budget for all education programs
  • Generate check requests and credit card reports for education related expenses
  • Input and track program data in grant-related proprietary databases.
  • Assist Education Director with grant applications, financial and narrative reports, and program evaluation

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. All staff are expected to participate in key events such as the Great Halloween Lantern Parade, the Marquee Ball, and other such events.

Requirements:

  • Experience in an educational setting as a teacher, curriculum specialist, or other related position.
  • Experience working with K-17 children and youth.
  • Experience as a visual artist, filmmaker, performer/musician, writer or other creative endeavor
  • Reliable means of transportation for travel between program sites

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial relations and collaborate with diverse communities
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Fluent in Spanish, preferred

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to maria@creativealliance.org. Please indicate whether or not you are fluent in Spanish and whether you have a driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Deadline: The position will be open until filled.

 


 

Job Title: Visual Arts Intern

Ideal start date for Intern: Immediately  
Hours (per week):  8 - 24
Length of Internship:  Jan – May, 2019 (one semester)
For Credit (requires 120 hours in a semester):  Please be specific in cover letter
Compensation: $500 stipend

Job Description/Intern Duties:
The Visual Arts Internship is an opportunity to learn about exhibition design and arts education programming while providing valuable support to the Visual Arts Curator. The selected applicant will work closely with full-time staff on the presentation of artists in Creative Alliance’s two galleries as well as resident artists, community-based artists, craftspeople, and instructors on the design, scheduling, and implementation of creative and professional workshops. Candidates should be willing to tackle different tasks each day, both in tandem with the Visual Arts Curator and independently based on the needs of the project.   

Ongoing responsibilities include:

  • Organize information regarding exhibiting artists (biographies, images, artist statements, label information, etc.)
  • Assist the full-time staff and artists with exhibition installation, deinstallation, and other events relevant to exhibition
  • Act as an information liaison between the galleries and general public during selected high-profile special events
  • Research and assemble information on current and potential workshop instructors
  • Assist the full-time staff and instructors with workshop preparation and facilitation when necessary

Through these activities he/she/they will assist in the creation of marketing material (press releases, show cards, information packets, etc.), web content, social media postings, as well as help develop related programming such as gallery talks or workshops relating to the theme or content of each exhibition.  The selected intern will participate in every aspect of exhibition development and design, and gain a wealth of experience in every aspect of arts education program development. She/he/they will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Creative Alliance’s Visual Arts Department.

Preferred Majors or Areas of Study:
Arts Management, Art Education, Curatorial Practice, Studio Art, Art History, Marketing, Communications

Special Requirements:
Candidates must have working knowledge of Office programs;  knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, In-Design, and Photoshop is preferred; knowledge of social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook; ability to perform physical labor (lift and sustain 50 lbs, accurately hammer a nail, carefully paint walls and pedestals, etc.) while closely following instructions;  ability to write and edit with attention to grammar and spelling;  good, conversational phone manners; self-driven, positive attitude;  the intern will be expected to work some Friday and Saturday evening receptions (typically ending by 8pm). 

Other Important Information:
Clerical work, including the production of labels, database entry and research, and some marketing (getting fliers distributed and posting on different social media platforms) work is involved. Transportation is a plus, but not a requirement.  

To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to thomas@creativealliance.org


 

Job Title: Math and ELA Academic Teacher

Grade levels available: K-8th grade
Classification:  Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: OST Manager
Dates: until JUNE 30 2019 
Compensation: $35/hour
Dates: until June 20 except 1st Monday of the month; Professional development and trainings TBD
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays | 2:15-4:15PM (No OST first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two schools: Tench Tilghman E/M School | John Ruhrah E/M School

Overview: Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success. We partner with various organizations and teaching artists to provide arts enrichment activities including theater, African drumming, dance, percussive music, ceramics, Mexican arts, video and intramural sports. Our academic enrichment is led by certified BCPS teachers at Tench Tilghman and John Ruhrah, focused on improving math and language arts study skills, knowledge and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Academic Teacher supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Academic Teacher writes lessons for three weeks of instruction in ELA and Math, assess and develops plans to improve student’s performance with Academic Team.  Follows behavior management system. Academic Teacher is hired at 2 hours a day and work for Creative Alliance by 2:15pm to review instruction with their program assistant, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • Promote the mission of Creative Alliance and goals of After School program
  • Attend mandatory trainings and professional development workshops
  • Develop after-school lessons to improve student support and performance
  • Supervise and conduct 30 minutes of homework help from 2:40-3:10PM
  • Work with school coach and Lead Academic teacher to develop extended learning curriculum for one grade level to at max 20 students: English Language Arts Mondays & Wednesdays, Math on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:10-4:10PM
  • Conduct student assessments for academics quarterly with support of supervisor
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to teaching assistants and/or volunteers
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance
  • Implement incident reporting and safety protocols
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Maintain an orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Two years’ experience as certified BCPS teacher in K-8th grade
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with preference for grade level with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

Job Title: Program Assistant

Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt
Reports to: Site Coordinator
Dates: until JUNE 30 2019
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays | 2-6PM  (with exception of the first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two sites: Tench Tilghman EMS: 600 N Patterson Park Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205 | John Ruhrah EMS:
Pay rate: $15/HR

Overview:
Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Assistant supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Program Assistant supports academic teachers and enrichment instructors, collects attendance, monitors and distributes snack and clean up for their group.  Responsible for orderly behavior for their group, leads exercise activities and games, transitions, class and meal times. Follows behavior management system. Program assistant is hired at 4 hours a day and arrive on site by 2:00pm to prepare attendance rosters, set up, review instruction, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: CHARM training, Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • All staff are expected to be actively engaged with students during program and represent Creative Alliance
  • Welcome students every day and model positive behavior
  • Lead daily attendance, snack, exercise, supper and clean-up activities for their group (s)
  • Support and assist with homework help, academic tutoring and enrichment classes
  • Read and review lead instructor’s lesson plans
  • Submit daily Assistant Journals
  • Attend and apply mandatory Family League and 21st Century Community Learning Center professional development trainings
  • Follow school’s safety protocols
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance and write student incident reports to supervisor
  • Follow Creative Alliance’s Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS)
  • Maintain a welcoming, orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Minimum one-year experience assisting with multicultural youth programs in K-8th grade
  • Ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with students, teachers and partners
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

Compensation: The position is temporary at 4 hours per day. The position pays $15/hr. Start date is Jan 7, 2018. End date is June 30, 2019. Program Assistant must attend planning meetings, youth finales and a closing evaluation meeting, date and time to be determined.

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

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