Academic & Arts Manager
Academic & Arts Manager Job Description
Position Overview: The Academic & Arts Manager plays a pivotal role in driving the educational enrichment and artistic programs of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley. The Academic & Arts Manager is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of education and arts-based initiatives that align to the Formula for Impact, Academic Success priority outcome area.
Direct Reports: Arts Coordinator
Leads the design and implementation of programs in the Academic Success area, including arts, and integrate academic enrichment strategies into the Club environment utilizing BGCA and locally developed resources.
Reviews curriculum and develop systems to maintain consistent, high-quality programs and services that support academic enrichment and skill development through a trauma informed, strength-based approach.
Guides program delivery, ensuring that programs are delivered effectively, and desired outcomes are achieved.
Plans and implements multiple phases of AmeriCorps members service, including recruitment, onboarding, program processes, deadlines, and milestones to achieve overall key performance measures related to Academic Success.
Monitors participant engagement, evaluate program effectiveness, and utilize continuous quality improvement practices
Support the organization of events, workshops, and collaborations that enrich the cultural and educational offerings of the organization.
Coordinates with Club leadership, community partners, higher education institutions, art-based organizations to expand opportunities available to Club youth, and that improve programming, staff training opportunities and/or access to services.
Collaborates with Data & Evaluation team to collect and evaluate regular data on program engagement and outcomes.
Represent the organization at relevant events and conferences to showcase program achievements.
High School diploma or GED
Current Arizona Driver’s license
Minimum of 6 months youth development and program development experience
Minimum of 6 months grants management, program assessment, data analysis, and reporting experience
Familiarity with current trends in arts and education, including innovative out-of-school time facilitation methodologies and technology integration
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor various teams