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Director of Continuing Education + Community Programs

Company: The Cleveland Institute of Art
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Cleveland Institute of Art is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.

It is the policy of the Cleveland Institute of Art not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or gender identification, age, or disabilities, in employment practices, educational opportunities, admission, scholarship and loan programs, and other college-administered programs and activities.

  • 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 USA Position:Director of Continuing Education + Community Programs Location: Cleveland, OH
    Job Id:186-DCECO22 # of Openings:1 DIRECTOR OF CONTINUING EDUCATION + COMMUNITY OUTREACH The Cleveland Institute of Art invites applicants to apply for the full-time Director of Continuing Education +Community Outreach. Reporting the Assistant Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs, the Director of Continuing Education and Community Outreach is responsible for all continuing education (non-degree) programs for youth and adults as well as community outreach programming. The position will also coordinate community engagement activities with an alignment with the college's mission and strategic goals. This role develops and manages all aspects of continuing education programming throughout the year. Maintaining a high profile within the arts education community by offering in-service courses for teachers and administering the Scholastic Art Awards Competition. Coordinating with Admissions/Enrollment on K-12 school outreach in alignment with the college's strategic plan and enrollment goals. In addition, collaborating regularly with community partners to exchange ideas and to provide services and educational activities to the community. Serves as institutional liaison for community outreach initiatives, programs, and strategy. As well as initiating various grant proposals and following up on final reports by gathering information on budgets, attendance at continuing education classes, and general program success. A Bachelor's degree in a related field is required for this position, Master's degree preferred. Three to five years in community engagement (preferably at the local level) as well as at least two years of personnel management. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is imperative. The ideal candidate will have phenomenal written and verbal communication skills, ability to identify art education needs in the community in general and the professional arts community in particular. Grant writing skills helpful. Ability to develop marketing plans for continuing education programs, targeting a variety of student demographics. Requires general business management and human resource management skills and a dedicated and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential to advance the institution and strengthen our communities. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized or underrepresented in art and higher education and who will contribute to the breadth and diversity of our community. Compensation This is a full-time exempt position. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Cleveland Institute of Art offers a benefit package including; vacation, sick, personal time accrual as well as additional time off while the college is closed during winter break; health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, 403B retirement contribution, tuition remission, free campus parking, and inter-museum council discounts. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, CIA complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin. ABOUT CIA The Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading accredited independent colleges of art and design. Since 1882, the college has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, producing graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, photographers, contemporary craftspeople, and educators. With approximately 600 students, CIA offers a personal educational experience with the benefits of a larger institution. Students choose from 13 majors and live and work in Cleveland's University Circle, one of the country's most unique cultural centers - recently named by USA Today as the "Best Arts District" in the country. The mission of CIA is to cultivate creative leaders who inspire people, strengthen communities, and contribute to a thriving and sustainable economy through an innovative education in art and design. Visit our website at: www.cia.edu Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) is committed to protecting our students, employees, and our communities from COVID-19. Toward that goal, and in consideration of guidance released by the state of Ohio, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a variety of public health authorities and professional organizations, CIA has implemented a vaccination requirement policy for its students and employees.
    All employees are required to receive the Covid-19 vaccination as determined by CIA and provide proof of their fully vaccinated status upon hire.
    Reasonable Accommodation: Employees in need of an exemption from this policy requirement due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious or moral belief must request a Request for Exemption form from Human Resources to begin the interactive accommodation process after an official offer of employment is accepted. Accommodations will be considered and/or granted where they do not cause CIA undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
    Please direct any questions regarding this notice to Human Resources athr@cia.edu .

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