Student Community Manager
Employment Status: Full time
Reports to: Program Director
Salary: $40,000 to $55,000 /year commensurate with experience
Benefits: 100% healthcare coverage including dental and vision
Vacation: Generous paid vacation prorated for employment status
Professional development: Funds available to support staff in achieving career objectives
This is a position created to develop and implement our Student Pathways Initiative in order to help Path with Art participants (students) and potential participants obtain early success and build off their accomplishments. The Student Community Manager will be the primary point of contact for daily work with students and with our social service partner organizations.
The position will work on the creation, refinement, execution, and evaluation of Student Pathways Initiatives including Open Studio, partner-specific workshops, beginning and advanced classes, PathTix, and Student Leadership Opportunities. In this position you will also be leading an effort to document student art, experiences, materials and stories, manage program evaluation and impact through analyzing student participation data, lead student community meetings, and help facilitate trainings and Program Advisory Board related activities. This position reports directly to Path with Art’s Program Director.
Path with Art transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability.
• Cultivating social service partner engagement in Student Pathways Initiatives inclusive of: outreach to existing and potential partners to maintain and deepen partnerships, regular visits/presentations to partners to increase awareness of programming, distribution of promotional materials to partner locations, active participation in partner events, regular communications with partner staff, and maintenance of internal records of relevant partner locations and services.
• Cultivating participant engagement in Student Pathways Initiatives inclusive of: electronic, in-person, and phone communications with participants, coordination of 2 annual student community meetings, maintenance of regular open-to-all Office Hours, and direct outreach to participants.
• Coordinating the smooth operation of Student Pathways Initiative programs inclusive of: Open Studio, Partner Specific Classes, Certificate Program, and Student Speakers Bureau, and Student ID cards.
• Managing Student Pathways Initiative-relevant databases and calendars inclusive of creating and overseeing registration processes.
• Documenting and archiving Student Pathways Initiative images and written materials.
• Working with Program Evaluation Consultant to refine program evaluation processes and deliverables. Provide quarterly progress reports to the Program Director.
• Preparing Student Pathways Initiative informational materials for public distribution on Path with Art’s website, newsletter, and in print.
• Actively recruiting, interviewing, training, placing, and managing volunteers to support Student Pathways Initiative, organizing and hosting 2 volunteer appreciation events per year, and cultivating a general atmosphere of volunteer appreciation.
• Coordinating Program Advisory Board meetings inclusive of monthly participation/note-taking and relevant communications.
• Additional tasks as necessary inclusive of: participating in all-staff and program-staff meetings, collaborating on day-of tasks for Student Pathways Initiative-related events, maintaining/organizing Student Pathways Initiative supplies, cultivating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for participants, and supervising programmatic intern(s).
• Attend and assist with fundraising efforts as needed.
A strong candidate will:
• Believe in Path with Art’s mission
• Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with the ability to manage priorities and workflow
• Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree or have demonstrated related experience; three to five years or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, accurately read written information, and work with computers.
Generally, work is in an office setting but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of typical office environment.
Path with Art is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds, races, sexual orientation, and gender identities to apply.
Please, no phone calls about this position.
To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Kate Brookhyser