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Arts Education Program Manager

April 18, 2019

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts believes that every American should have access to high-quality arts education.  The principal tasks of this position are to create the tools of advocacy, research, and professional development to strengthen the network of arts education supporters and particularly local arts agency membership of Americans for the Arts who can then affect change in arts education programs and policies at the local, state and federal levels through work with Americans for the Arts’ members and the field at large.

The Arts Education Program Manager is a member of the Government & Public Affairs Department, which is responsible for promoting public policies that advance the arts and arts education. The Program Manager will oversee the professional programs and services for Americans for the Arts’ members including arts education networks and their elected Arts Education Advisory Council. The Program Manager will also work cross-departmentally at Americans for the Arts to ensure connectivity of arts education through shared programming with all departments and will assist the Vice President in identifying funding sources and earned income opportunities on an ongoing basis. The Program Manager will implement field education programming and communications directed to empower arts education supporters to become effective advocates. The Program Manager will build and maintain strategic partnerships to implement initiatives to bring public awareness to the impact of arts education for the field.

The Program Manager is aware of key arts education programs and initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels, and is knowledgeable about broader arts, cultural, and education policy, research, and practice. The Program Manager will understand how to articulate the benefits of arts education to diverse audiences and be able to demonstrate how arts education relates to critical issues in education reform valued by diverse stakeholders.

The Program Manager will oversee the professional programs and services for Americans for the Arts’ members including arts education networks and their elected Arts Education Advisory Council. The Program Manager will also work cross-departmentally at Americans for the Arts to ensure connectivity of arts education through shared programming with all departments and will assist the Vice President in identifying funding sources and earned income opportunities on an ongoing basis.

The Program Manager will implement field education programming and communications directed to empower arts education supporters to become effective advocates. The Program Manager will build and maintain strategic partnerships to implement initiatives to bring public awareness to the impact of arts education for the field.

To learn the key responsibilities and responsibilities and the qualifications please CLICK HERE.

 

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