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Education Coordinator

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The Education Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating tours that welcome diverse groups from Richmond and beyond to the ICA. In your cover letter please address your experience working with diverse populations.

Position Information

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Position Information

Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Working Title Education Coordinator
Role Title Education Administrator I
Position Number 578470
Department Institute For Contemporary Art
Description of General Responsibilities

Job Description: Education Coordinator

The Opportunity

The Education Coordinator reports to the ICA Curator of Education and Engagement and also provides key administrative support for the Associate Curator of Academic Programs, guest curators, and the ICA Director as needed. The ideal candidate will be familiar with educational practices and contemporary art, as well as deeply enthusiastic about working with faculty, students, community members and artists. Primary responsibilities include:

• Manage all group and program tour requests: written and verbal communication with tour representatives; coordination between ICA departments related to tour needs; scheduling docents; and tracking tour program budget.
• Maintain group tour and education database and track and analyze statistics to measure the success of tour programs in collaboration with the development team.

Teen Programs
• Serve as primary point of contact for teen program participants. Assist in development of Teen Council meetings and events.

• Act as a liaison between ICA and visiting guests, including artists-in-residence with education responsibilities, particularly for teen programs.
• Oversee departmental administration related to educational programs and activities, including corresponding with guest speakers, artists, faculty and others to provide logistical support.
• Manages a University purchasing card and reconciles monthly purchase card transactions, and remains knowledgeable of purchase card policies and procedures
• Assist with AV request for services and event set-up.
• Maintain statistics for all education and programming activities, including gathering and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and prepare program evaluation summaries and reports as well as assist with grants and funding proposals.

Required Qualifications

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruption and take directions from several staff members.
• Demonstrated exceptional communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking skills.
• Experience in or potential to work in a culturally diverse work environment required.
• Ability to work openly and respectfully within an inclusive university setting and with a flexible and collegial team and must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications

• Be a strategic and creative thinker.
• Proven flexibility and willingness to perform a wide range of tasks as necessary.
• Ability to problem-solve using sound judgment and professional discretion.
• Demonstrated strong work ethic and time management skills.
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends (position schedule is dependent on institutional needs and will be reassessed after opening in 2018).
• Knowledge of office practices and procedures, and excellent computer skills.
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as education, art education, art history, or arts administration, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
• Experience in the position responsibilities listed above at an institution dedicated to the visual arts or culture, or at an institution or organization with a community-engagement focus.

Pay Band 04
Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000 - $45,000
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Classified (full-time)
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days M-F
Normal work hours
Job Open Date 10/10/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Economic Indicator: No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No

The Education Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating tours that welcome diverse groups from Richmond and beyond to the ICA. In your cover letter please address your experience working with diverse populations.

Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3
  5. Other Document