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Director of Education

Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Job Description:

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Alumni and External Relations Specialist 4

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Director of Education

Department Profile (Specific Information about department/program):
UCSB Arts & Lectures is a premier performing arts program, the largest arts presenting organization between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and a driving force in the national performing arts scene. A&L presents world-renowned artists and musicians, intellectuals, and Nobel Prizewinners, including Yo-Yo Ma, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Wynton Marsalis, Vice President Joe Biden, Joan Baez, Malala Yousafzai, Joffrey Ballet, Trevor Noah, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and Condoleezza Rice, to name a few. A&L presents over 150 public performances, lectures and film screenings each year, drawing over 75,000 patrons annually. A&L also commissions new works and produces an extensive education outreach program serving more than 30,000 community members with free concerts, lectures, a summer outdoor film series and arts engagement opportunities. Visiting artists and lecturers engage in residencies and master classes, visit classrooms for lively discussions, inspire critical thinking, and spark dialogue across the campus's academic and non-academic departments as well as in K-12 schools and via community outreach and adult lifelong learning events.

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ALEC-Arts And Lectures Office

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BD-Fiscal, Management and Staff Services

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Salary commensurate with experience.

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8AM - 5PM

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Summary of Job Duties
(Note: This summary will be used for keyword search) Under the general direction of the Arts & Lectures Executive Director, the Education Director is responsible for planning programs and creating relationships with artists, educators, academic departments, and community leaders to fulfill Arts & Lectures' educational mission. This position is also responsible for programming and producing the Viva el Arte de Santa B rbara! community arts program.

Minimum Requirements
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Experience developing and delivering education outreach programs in an arts-based, community, or educational organization
- Ability to articulate the case for higher education, the arts, and community engagement to stakeholders including: donors, students, artists, educators, community organizations, and UCBS faculty, administrators and staff
- Ability to establish a cooperative working relationship with faculty, staff, administrators and students across University departments
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
- Experience in working with a large number of diverse volunteers, community leaders and education partners
- Events management expertise
- Experience developing curricula, teaching aids and resources
- Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and/or weekends
- Desire to and experience in working with individuals from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Demonstrated initiative to continually advance and expand professional knowledge and education
- High level of initiative, creativity and energy
- Ability to work independently without close supervision; self-direction in the initiation, coordination and completion of projects is essential
- Knowledge of office and productivity software sufficient to function smoothly in a highly technology-based environment (including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and Internet applications)
- Flexible and adaptable to changing situations and priorities
- Strong professional ethics, discretion and judgment

Desirable Requirements
- A Master's degree is preferred
- Conversant or fluency in Spanish is highly desireable
- Familiarity with basic PA sound system equipment is advantageous though not required
- Experience working with local school district administrators and teachers is preferred
- Experience managing relationships with working artists and agents is desireable

Special Conditions of Employment

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Driver's license and regular access to personal vehicle; considerable evening and weekend work; irregular hours and occasional long workdays.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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