Arts Education Administrator Position Opportunity: EDUCATION MANAGER

Bronx River Art Center, Inc (BRAC) - seeks a passionate arts education administrator to oversee our out-of-school time art education program at a critical moment in BRAC’s 36-year history. The successful candidate will oversee our unique interdisciplinary art and environmental studies program in our recently restored and fully equipped 18,000 sq. ft. facility. They will work as part of a team with two to three program assistants to fulfill the needs of our community. This position requires the candidate to be committed to arts-based community activism and environmental justice, be ready and willing to work independently and as part of a team on interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts production, be familiar with the needs of underserved communities, particularly in the Bronx.

This is a full-time position, Tuesday – Saturday, 10:30 am-6:30pm, as well as some evening and weekend assignments in the community. After a 4-month probation period and showing evidence of successful fulfillment of performance expectations, this position will become permanent and qualify for health benefits. We are seeking a candidate who is willing and able to commit to a long-term engagement of at least three years.



*Oversee the implementation of our interdisciplinary arts and environmental studies curricula throughout all facets of our education programs.

*Provide teacher support and assessment tools to track program development, and post regular updates to BRAC’s own Art and Environmental Studies Teacher’s Handbook.

*Oversee teaching artists' performance, proper registration with DOE background checks and curriculum development.

*Schedule quarterly semesters of classes, including contracting teachers, scheduling of classes, media and days, and oversee the design and production of four quarterly brochure announcements of classes including mailing and distribution.

*Give special attention to our signature design-based Teen Project Studio +2.0 (teens plus young adults to age 26) career development program.

*Prepare contracts and bi-weekly payroll for 10 – 12 teaching artists for each of four semesters annually.

*Maintain Eventbrite class fee payment site, update Education page on BRAC website quarterly, prepare and post press releases and post regularly to our social media pages.

*Oversee and maintain a file of regular photographic documentation of classes, workshops and events.

*Train support staff and interns in office and classroom assistant duties.

*Monitor digital data systems for student tracking, including attendance records, pre and post student evaluations, surveys, and academic records obtained from schools and/or parents.

*Maintain classrooms, studios, materials and equipment in good supply and clean working order.

*Work with the Executive Director to develop long-term goals for the Education Program and design strategies for reaching them.


*Manage registration process for both in-center and off-site classes, including organization and design of class brochures and their distribution throughout the community and The Bronx

*Field inquiries for contracts from schools and other CBOs and negotiate programs and contracts.

*Develop and maintain relationships with community partners, including monitoring of our programs and teachers at off-site schools and CBO’s.

*Prepare curriculum materials for bookings of workshops and gallery tours for school groups and CBOs.

*Work with the Executive Director and staff on research, development, write/edit program announcements, correspondence, budgets and narratives for grants and reports.

*Provide program records and narrative descriptions for monthly, quarterly, or annual reporting to funders.

*Coordinate BRAC students’ participation in community events including street and/or river festivals.

*Oversee production of 2 - 3 student exhibitions annually in our gallery, including design and distribution of exhibition announcements, installation, organizing reception and awards celebration.


*Bachelor’s Degree in visual arts, administration, art history, fine arts studio practice or related non-profit fields required. Master’s Degree preferred.

*Minimum 4+ years’ experience in arts-based primary and secondary arts education and at least 3 years in non-profit arts administration (references required).

*Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills (conversant in Spanish highly needed)

*Resourceful and flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team.

*Excellent time manager and able to multi-task projects and program

Application Deadline:Position open until filled
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