Admin, Clerical, Support Svcs, Communications, Customer Service & Support
2 Year Degree
The Arts Learning Specialist is responsible for a diverse set of administrative tasks related toMesa Arts Center (MAC) arts learning and engagement programs. Responsible for coordinating resources, programs and curriculum that supplement Studios, Performing Live, Mesa Contemporary Arts (MCA), Festivals, Community Events, other MAC programs, and arts education partnerships in Mesa and the broader community. This position supports the onboardingand supervision of temporary contract staff, volunteers, and teaching artist. Additionally this position manages the planning, delivery, and evaluation of arts engagement programming in collaboration with outside agencies such as Mesa Public Schools (MPS) and other community partners; develops, manages, and meets program expenditure and revenue goals; works closely with the Engagement Manager to appropriately publicize the program; plans and presents educational activities at MAC festivals and community events. Work requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent judgment.
Distinguishing Features: This class is distinguished from the Program Assistant class by the more advanced technical and complex nature of the work performed; independent discretion in regards to a program, process, or technical functional area; and supervisory responsibilities (by assignment). Minimal supervision is received from an administrative or professional staff person, unit director, or department manager. Employees in this class may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays for special events (by assignment). This class is FLSA nonexempt.
Specific Skill Sets: Arts Integration Arts Learning Community Engagement strategy Knowledge of Arizona State Standards, National Arts Standards Knowledge of student assessment and program evaluation Arts Disciplines (performance, visual, writing, music) Software applications – Word, spreadsheet, data management systems, Survey Monkey, MailChimp, website management software, marketing tools, etc.
Ability to: Compile large sets of data for grant/board/student impact reporting maintain complex databases of student assessment/program evaluation interpret and make decisions independently without specific instruction communicate effectively to a variety of program stakeholders, verbally and in writing. represent Mesa Arts Center to public and private partners and participants in programs.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Graduation from high school or GED. Extensive (5+ years) experience in a responsible paraprofessional capacity including public contact work. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in a related field may substitute for two years of the required experience.
Special Requirement. For this position, an individual receiving a conditional offer of employment from the City of Mesa must pass a background investigation through the City of Mesa Police Department, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to commencing employment with the City of Mesa (by assignment). Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver’s License by hire date (by assignment).
Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of the assignment, individuals in this classification shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures (Police Assignment).
Preferred/Desirable Requirements. Experience with personal computer (PC) software applications (example: word processing, spreadsheet, data manager, desktop publishing, and Hypertext Markup Language [HTML]). Experience in a technical area related to the program area.
Internal Number: Posting #10079
About City of Mesa: Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center’s Engagement Programs provide high-quality arts experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds. From K - 12 students improving literacy skills through hip hop, poetry and drama, to veterans and service members relieving stress through printmaking, to older adults connecting by dancing flamenco, these programs are driven by the belief that the arts are a critical component to a healthy and active community.
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