Internal Job Number: P06827UF
The College of Liberal Arts Administration is seeking an Education and Volunteer Programs Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position
The Education and Volunteer Programs Manager will be responsible for coordinating, implementing, and facilitating k-12 field trips, youth programs, teacher programs and audience engagement initiatives and events. This position will also play a key role in establishing and managing a volunteer program, which will include developing and leading training sessions. The Education and Volunteer Programs Manager will support a robust programming season by acting as manager on duty and providing front of house support when needed.
The Education and Volunteer Programs Manager will work closely with the Associate Director of Audience Engagement to set the scope and tone for educational and volunteer programs across the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts. This position will require a dependable, self-motivated individual who has direct experience facilitating programs, planning, and implementing training, and working with volunteers.
Scheduled to open in Spring 2024, the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts is a new $70M building currently under construction. The facility features a 490-seat recital hall, a black box theater, a 3,000 square foot gallery, and additional art presentation spaces, classrooms, and programming locations. In addition, the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts will act as a convener for a variety of arts activities throughout the OSU network, which includes units on the Corvallis campus, the Cascades campus and beyond.
The Education and Volunteer Programs Manager will report to the Associate Director of Audience Engagement and Education. The individual will engage closely with teams across the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts and will work with Oregon State University faculty, student interns, student employees, graduate fellows, and volunteers.
As a start-up organization, the Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts seeks an enterprising and energetic individual who is comfortable working in the context of a developing organization in which organizational and operational decisions are still being made.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in field relevant to program focus. May require certification or licensure as appropriate to the position.
- Bachelor's degree in education, museum studies, visual or performing arts, or related field.
- Experience facilitating programs for children and adult learners.
- Experience working with volunteers.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Understanding of, and commitment to justice, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and diversity practices and to embedding practices into educational experiences.
- High level of discretion and sense of appropriateness.
- Ability to motivate, lead and relate effectively to a variety of people.
- Ability to maintain professional demeanor when working in stressful situations.
- Ability to manage multiple projects on various timelines and prioritize as necessary.
- Ability to perform a variety of administrative duties without direct supervision.
- Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
The incumbent in this position will be expected to work on site and with a team. The position will require evening and weekend work with atypical hours that are varied within a normative 40-hour work week. This position requires the flexibility to adjust work shifts to meet the needs of programming and events, including the ability to work 2pm-10pm shifts when needed.
Additional Salary Information: $44,496- $75,516