Camp Coordinator 2023
Seasonal, Temporary // Deadline to apply April 28, 5pm
Reports to: Education Manager
Location: Raleigh, NC
Artspace is a non-profit visual arts center located in the heart of downtown Raleigh. Our mission is to inspire positive community impact through art. We believe art should be celebrated and valued as an essential part of our vibrant and healthy community. As a home for creativity and social practice, Artspace offers artist residencies, exhibitions, arts education, and community-focused programming throughout the region.
Today, Artspace is one of the largest open-floor studio venues in the country, providing creative space to more than 35 studio artists working in a variety of media, along with three exhibition halls and education facilities for all ages and abilities. This hub of creativity is housed within our 30,000-square-foot historic building that is open to the public for learning, inspiration, and community collaboration. Artspace believes in supporting the development of artists of all ages and backgrounds by providing space to work and exhibit, opportunities to collaborate with fellow artists, community engagement opportunities, and professional development opportunities.
The Camp Coordinator reports directly to the Education Manager. This nine week, seasonal, temporary position begins on Tuesday June 6, 2023 and ends on Friday August 11, 2023. From June 6 – June 10, the Camp Coordinator will be expected to work from 8am-12pm for training on administrative duties and camp procedures and classroom preparations. Beginning on Monday June 12, the Camp Coordinator will be expected to work Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm. The Camp Coordinator will be paid a $5,100.00 stipend across three months. Please note Artspace Summer Art Camps will not be in operation from July 3-July 7 and this position will not work during that period. Arrangements for college course credit are highly encouraged. Learn more about Artspace Summer Art Camps.
*Artspace is currently open to the public and wearing a mask is optional in public areas of the building. This position is in a downtown Raleigh office environment with a small team. Most work will occur in the office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assisting with check in + check out procedures of students
- Communicate with parents of students in-person, via email or phone
- Distribute lunches and supervise lunch hour on a daily basis
- Gathering and purchasing supplies for classes each week
- Oversee classroom preparations on a daily basis
- Act as the liaison between Artspace staff, teaching artists, and volunteers
- Assist with ongoing evaluation of summer art classes
- Enact end of day + end of week procedures
- Perform administrative duties such as signage, roster and survey preparation and printing
- Rising college junior or senior studying Art Education, Arts Administration, Visual Arts or a related field OR experience in programming, recreation, and art education
- The ideal candidate has some experience in developing and/or managing youth educational programming (Summer Camps, Student Teaching Experience, Daycare or Afterschool care, etc.)
- Technology-savvy with experience in Microsoft and Google platforms
Highly organized and possesses problem-solving skills
- CPR certification preferred but not required
- Ability to lift 25 pounds
Artspace is committed to increasing accessibility and broadening access to the arts; we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the creative process. Everyone is welcome at Artspace. Artspace is part of a Learning Community of 11 arts organizations that collaborate to advocate for and improve access to the arts for people with disabilities. The collective is funded in part by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission and the United Arts Council of Raleigh + Wake County.
Diversity, Equity, + Inclusion
We believe that access to the arts is a right; one which has the power to create positive change in communities. Through education and engagement for people of all ages and abilities, community outreach and engagement, accessible studio space, and art exhibitions, Artspace works to remove the barriers that prejudice, and privilege have created so that everyone in our community has equitable access to arts and culture.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Danny Pena, Education Manager at email@example.com with the subject line including your last name and the position you are applying for. For example: “Smith_Camp Coordinator.” Please submit application materials as Word documents or PDFs. Applications will be accepted until Friday April 28, 2023 at 5pm EST.
Teach with us
We are always open to hearing from artists and arts educators who would like to become instructors! Instructors are contract employees who are paid an hourly rate for the time they spend in the classroom.
At Artspace we offer art classes for all ages. Our shortest classes require a one-day commitment and our longest classes run for 6 weeks.
Instructors are contract employees who are paid an hourly rate for the time they spend in the classroom.
- Youth Class Instructors are compensated $30 per hour
- Adult Class Instructors are compensated $40 per hour
Artspace is a place where it’s encouraged to experiment with different media, artistic techniques and teaching methodologies. When scheduling classes we work to make connections between our exhibitions, residencies, and tenant artists.
If you have any questions regarding our instructor class proposal application or teaching with Artspace please contact Danny Peña at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artspace provides internship opportunities for undergrad + graduate students. There are no internship opportunities available at this time.