Employment

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Say Yes On-site Coordinator

The Say Yes On-Site Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the afterschool programming at a school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). The Say Yes On-Site Coordinator is the “on the ground” support to ensure that students have the academic, social-emotional, and health and wellness structures needed. This role reports to the Director of Programs. The position is part-time, year-round, exempt (25 hours per week, M – F, 2PM – 7PM) and is based at a school in Cleveland.

The Say Yes On-Site Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the CMSD school, parents and community-based providers, and surrounding neighborhoods. They will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services such as arts enrichment, academic enhancement, health and social services for children, families and the school community. The Say Yes On-Site Coordinator functions in a neutral position in the provision of services from a variety of community agencies and Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL).

Responsibilities

  • Works with the school’s leadership team to identify student and school needs and make connections to the appropriate community partners.
  • Works with community providers to customize programming as necessary to meet pre-determined goals and objectives
  • Creates the schedule that provides continuity of high quality programs; oversees implementation.
  • Ensures a safe learning environment for students and families during the after-school time
  • Plans and directs daily activities and operations with the school and/or community during and after the school day.
  • Supervises community partners, including program and school-based partners, to ensure quality. Regularly evaluates programming.
  • Takes leadership in identifying and creatively solving problems to eliminate barriers for student success.
  • Facilitates weekly and monthly meetings with school, program partners and all related staff
  • Directs and supports all Family and Community Events.
  • Ensures appropriate data collection related to outcomes of out-of-school time programming.
  • Participates in CAL’s educational and artistic programs as required.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Arts Administration preferred or similar work experience (please describe in cover letter)
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with youth in an out-of-school time setting.
  • Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion principals.
  • Teaching experience with diverse age groups in an urban educational setting is a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology staff to develop and implement program evaluation systems.
  • Strong project management skills for complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth.
  • Experience working with a high-performance and collaborative peer group
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Current proof of fingerprinting clearance through the Federal and Ohio State Department of Education is required for employment.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to:

Director of Programs
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning
10917 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Or email to carly@arts-inspiredlearning.org

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Studio 105 Afterschool Art Club Internship

Founded in 1953, Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL) is NE Ohio’s leading arts education organization. With a budget of $1.9 million, CAL provides more than 6,500 programs to youth each year in schools, libraries, and other community centers. Working with artists in music, dance, theater, visual and digital arts, CAL delivers programs that teach arts disciplines and are integrated into the core curriculum.

CAL is seeking an individual with youth experience to support after-school arts programming at our Studio 105 programming space located at 1470 E. 105th Street. This position will support the program manager and CAL teaching artists during our afterschool program.

Commitment

12 - 20 hours per week, CMSD School Year (Fall Semester: September 2019 – December 2019, Spring Semester: January 2020 – May 2020; preference given to candidates who can commit to full school year)

*Must be available Monday – Thursday afternoons, 2:30 - 5:30pm

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise everyday activities and prepare daily end-of-day reports.
  • Assist teaching artists with facilitating arts activities and keeping participants on-task.
  • Design engaging student activities and ensure inclusion of educational and social emotional objectives.
  • Provide homework assistance to youth in grades K-8.
    Cultivate relationships with after-school families and community members.
  • Collaborate with School and Community Partnership Associate to develop an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement and manage changes and interventions, in collaboration with School and Community Partnerships Associate, to ensure program goals are achieved.
  • Assist in planning and attend end-of-semester family engagement event.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 20 years of age.
  • Ability to collaborate and work well as part of a team.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Interest in arts programming.

Desired Skills

  • Training in trauma-informed care.
  • Experience in program management, youth development, and/or community-based work.

To Apply

Please direct questions and submit statement of interest to: Megan Thompson, Senior Programs Manager, megan@arts-inspiredlearning.org

Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.