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Associate Director of Institutional Giving

Department: Development, Exempt Status
Job Reports To: Senior Director of Development

Organization:

Inner-City Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organization located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, serving more than 8,000 children, teens, educators and family members annually during the school day, after school and on weekends. We believe that the arts are transformative and the cornerstone of a high-quality education that levels the learning field across socioeconomic boundaries. Inner-City Arts is a dynamic nonprofit organization that raises from philanthropic sources more than 90% of the revenue needed to support annual programs and operations for a $4+ million annual operating budget. $2M is currently raised through institutional giving with a goal to increase this to $3 million in the next year.

In collaboration with the Senior Director of Development, board members, senior staff, and other members of the development staff, the Director of Institutional Giving will work to build relationships with foundation, corporate, and government entities and their representatives. The Director of Institutional Giving will serve as the primary relationship manager with institutional donors and prospects. The Director of Institutional Giving will grow and maintain active pipelines and manage communications with existing and potential donors. He/she is expected to maintain the highest levels of accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources. The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for monitoring and implementing best practices and understanding fundraising trends in order to advise on strategy.

Approximately 100 applications are submitted annually. The Director of Institutional Giving will collaborate with staff members across Inner-City Arts on proposals, strategy and development, and is the direct supervisor of our staff Grant Writer.

Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Stewardship of all institutional and government funding relationships, including prospect research and vetting, grant proposals, and timely reporting.
  • Oversees the coordination and preparation of all institutional and government grant proposals, including reviewing all materials prior to submission.
  • Oversees the research and identification of new opportunities for institutional partnerships.
  • Works with senior staff and program staff to develop proposal strategies, narratives, and budgets.
  • Writes a portion of the grant requests and reports, focusing primarily on those with complex strategies around securing new funds.
  • Manages the revenue budget and forecasting for the institutional portfolio and provides monthly revenue updates to the Senior Director of Development.
  • Conducts tours/site visits and offsite visits that cultivate new, and deepen existing, relationships with corporate, foundation, and government partners.
  • Supervises the full-time Grant Writer, who writes and submits approximately 60% of the proposals and related documents, and manages the submission calendar to ensure that all deadlines are met.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Seven or more years of direct fundraising experience preferred, ideally including experience with an arts or education organization.
  • A proven track-record for securing and increasing corporate, foundation, and government support in the five to six-figure amounts.
  • A strategic thinker, strong writer, and highly attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Expertise in the grants development process, including prospect research, proposal and budget development, solicitation, and gift management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and donor management software such as DonorPerfect or Salesforce
  • Strong communication skills that articulate the mission of Inner-City Arts.
  • Successful performance working individually and in a team to meet outcomes and deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Conversational and/or fluency in Spanish
  • An appreciation for and/or personal interest in the arts

Vaccination Requirement:

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

Work Schedule: Full-time, 40hour/week, exempt position (will require some evening and weekend hours).
Location: 720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Salary: Base salary starting at $85K

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to: artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org with the subject “ Associate Director of Institutional Giving”

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Department: Development

Reports to: Senior Director of Development

Posting date: November 10, 2022

Inner-City Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organization located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, serving more than 8,000 children, teens, educators and family members annually during the school day, after school and on weekends. We believe that the arts are transformative and the cornerstone of a high-quality education that levels the learning field  cross socioeconomic and racial boundaries. Inner-City Arts is a dynamic nonprofit organization that raises from philanthropic sources more than 90% of the revenue needed to support annual programs and operations for a $5M+ annual operating budget. Inner-City Arts offers a dynamic, collaborative and creative work environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Development Manager will be responsible for fundraising from Individuals, Corporate Giving and Events through our annual fund, individual giving and events by securing sponsorships from individuals and corporations. As a frontline fundraiser, the Development Manager will possess skills in donor/customer management and engagement - to ensure  the maximum financial impact for the organization, while establishing a positive, inspired and rewarding experience for new and existing donors.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Development Manager will lead campaigns directed at individual and event donors. Also, the Development Manager will assist the Executive Team to engage and steward high-level prospects and supporters. The Development Manager will lead fundraising efforts for our 3 signature events - Summer On 7th, Imagine Awards and Corporate Summit - as well as overseeing third-party events/fundraisers.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual Giving

  • Work with Senior Director of Development to develop and execute a comprehensive and robust annual strategy that fulfills contribution goals up to $10,000 level for individual and event donors.
  • Execute the strategy from prospect research through solicitation and stewardship for End of Year giving, Annual Fund, Membership Program, and events.
  • Track all board members give/get donations and donor acquisition/retention/upgrades via CRM.
  • Work with the Development Associate to maintain the CRM database, including inputting contact notes, strategies and information on prospects and donors.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Membership Program, developing the concept through membership-specific outreach, events and monthly recurring gifts.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Young Professionals Board, including recruitment, orientation and stewardship of members.
  • Generate gift reports and donor-giving analysis to inform strategies for year-round giving, donor retention and donor campaigns.

Events

  • Manage event sponsorship from prospect research through solicitation and stewardship
  • Write acknowledgement letters, briefings, talking points and follow-up letters
  • Manage digital fundraising campaigns to encourage onsite event donations.
  • Collaborate with Communications staff to develop annual individual giving campaigns, across all digital platforms and direct mail to support fundraising goals.
  • Develop leadership opportunities for Membership Program by engaging members in fundraising and network-building projects that increase support of annual fundraising initiatives.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for fundraising campaigns and programming opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of professional experience in fundraising/development in a non-profit setting.
  • Exceptional organizational, communication and project management skills.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with Inner-City Arts’ leadership, staff and Board of Directors.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Experience with CRM donor database software DonorPerfect and/or Salesforce].
  • Demonstrated grant writing success.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently as well as in a collaborative team-focused environment.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Enthusiasm for the arts a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience.

Hours: Full-time, exempt position. Monday through Friday and occasional nights and weekends as necessary.

Location: 720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021 Inner-City Arts is located in the downtown Los Angeles Warehouse District, adjacent to the Arts District.

Compensation: Base salary starting at $65K. Inner-City Arts offers generous benefits that includes paid sick and vacation time, health and dental insurance, and a 403b retirement plan.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to: artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org. Email Subject: DEVELOPMENT MANAGER. No calls please.

Vaccination Requirement

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

 

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Department: Development

Reports to: Senior Director of Development AND Director of Institutional Giving

Posting date: September 21, 2022

Inner-City Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organization located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, serving more than 8,000 children, teens, educators and family members annually during the school day, after school and on weekends. We believe that the arts are transformative and the cornerstone of a high-quality education that levels the learning field across socioeconomic boundaries. Inner-City Arts is a dynamic nonprofit organization that raises from philanthropic sources more than 90% of the revenue needed to support annual programs and operations for a $4M+ annual operating budget. $2M is currently raised through institutional giving with a goal to increase this to $3M in the next year.

Job Description

Inner-City Arts’ Development team seeks a resourceful and tech-savvy professional who will exemplify the organization’s commitment to donor stewardship through support of key fundraising operations. The DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE will provide support for the development department, while serving as the primary administrator of the donor database.

With a focus on fundraising goals, the DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE will be responsible for all aspects of donor and gift data. While the position calls for impeccable prioritization, analytical and organizational skills, this individual will find success by applying curiosity and creativity to their work — seeking solutions where none previously existed, identifying opportunities to increase efficiencies and lending a high-caliber, donor-focused approach to encourage donor engagement. The DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE will be comfortable working on multiple projects and across teams, supporting the Development department needs from donor stewardship and administrative duties to research. This individual regularly will interface with Finance and Executive teams.

While this is an entry-level position, the individual will enjoy a range of experiences and opportunities to expand critical fundraising skill sets through event, campaign, grant, Board, and major gift support. Opportunities will be available to develop frontline fundraising experience. Within the first 12 months, this individual will play a key role in facilitating a database conversion, contributing to the taskforce for plan development and implementation.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary administrator for the Donor Perfect (DP) database by executing ongoing functions with regularity, accuracy and precision, including donor and gift entry, volunteers, coding, and pledge tracking.
  • Provide reports, analysis and research, as requested by the Senior Director of Development.
  • Manage a customized approach to donor acknowledgements, prepping communications and outreach for approval and final signature.
  • Facilitate weekly ledgers and monthly reconciliation with the Finance Department.
  • General support of all campaigns including Annual Fund, membership program, major gifts, two annual fundraisers, donor affinity group meetings and cultivation events.
  • Support the Senior Director of Development in the administration of Board communications and fundraising.
  • Support quarterly donor recognition updates on the website and year-end analysis for impact reports and tax reporting.
  • Update and maintain database records, including handling the import and maintenance of current mailing lists in Constant Contact.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional computer skills, use of Microsoft Excel/Word, Google Suite, Project Management Software High-energy professional with sharp attention to prioritization, details and deadlines
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, is flexible, maintains a positive attitude, and contributes to a collaborative team-focused environment
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism and discretion in the handling of confidential materials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Conversational understanding of Spanish
  • An appreciation for and/or personal interest in the arts and/or education

Hours: Full-time, exempt position. Monday through Friday and occasional nights and weekends as necessary.

Location: 720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021 Inner-City Arts is located in the downtown Los Angeles Warehouse District, adjacent to the Arts District.

Compensation: Base salary starting at $55K. Inner-City Arts offers generous benefits that includes paid sick and vacation time, health and dental insurance, and a 403b retirement plan.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to: artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org. Email Subject: DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE. No calls please.

Vaccination Requirement

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

 

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Writing for Film Teaching Artist

Department: Programs, Non-Exempt Status
Reports to: Chief Education Officer

Inner-City Arts is an oasis of learning, creativity, and achievement in the heart of Skid Row and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. Since its inception, Inner-City Arts has provided hands-on arts instruction to over 210,000 public school students and 10,000 educators in the Los Angeles area. Every year, more than 5,000 elementary and middle school students — from among the most underserved urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles — receive high-quality creative experiences during the school day on the Inner-City Arts campus. More than 1,000 middle and high school students engage in workshops at Inner-City Arts after school, on weekends and during the summer. In all this time, Inner-City Arts has partnered with LAUSD to provide transformational learning that meets the needs of inner-city students.

The Creative Writing Teaching Artist is an experienced candidate who will develop, write, plan for and implement a 10-week curriculum focused on writing for film and introduction to film production for students ranging in grades 9-12. Classes will be offered in person at Inner-City Arts and virtually with our New York youth. This class will focus on guiding students through the process of developing stories for film and finding their unique voice as a creator through writing cinematic scenes. This artist-educator will also work with staff and community stakeholders to incorporate volunteer industry professionals for three formal “touchpoints” per session: an introductory Q&A with students at the start, a mid-course reflection, and a feedback session on student writing at the culmination of each course. Also included in this course will be an opportunity for a public table read in front of a broader virtual audience and serve as an opportunity to seek more extensive feedback from volunteer industry professionals and talent. 

The new “Writing for Film and Introduction to Film Production” would be offered for one in the Spring with a possible extension over the summer and enroll an estimated 10-15 students each term. 

This Teaching Artist will also be responsible for planning, teaching, and assessing each class in accordance with the 21st-century learning standards and the mission of Inner-City Arts. The Creative Writing Teaching Artist is a contract position that would involve contact hours with students while Institutes are in session. This position is responsible for planning, teaching, and assessing the class, working with the Inner-City Arts Programs Team to ensure we are meeting the partnership's objectives.

Inner-City Arts is seeking a creative individual who is both a practitioner and an educator/mentor with Screenwriting experience, focused on “learner-centered,” learning-by-doing processes that combine artistry, exploration, and craftsmanship. Individuals with a strong commitment to nurturing student identity and voice while uplifting diverse narratives through the medium are strongly encouraged to apply. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required experience: minimum Bachelor’s degree in Screenwriting/Creative Writing or relevant field experience.
  • Established practice in the process of Screenwriting/Filmmaking and able to present a portfolio of both personal and student work 
  • Proven track record of a commitment to youth ages 11-18 with a minimum of two years teaching experience in either after-school or community settings. 
  • Knowledge of and implementation experience in Creative Youth Development
  • Sustain and model a strong commitment to program objectives, which include: Social-Emotional Competencies, 21st Century Skills, and art-based skills, across all experiences 
  • Participate in the ongoing planning, development, and assessment of program content
  • Support tracking of artform-specific work plans
  • Ability to respond to changes in the arts and education ecosystem
  • Experience delivering content virtually via Zoom
  • Demonstrated experience in Curriculum Development.
  • Understanding and articulation of 21st Century Learning Skills
  • A commitment to diversity and effectively working with diverse participants.
  • A commitment to equity and social justice for the youth of Los Angeles and beyond.
  • Ability to take the initiative and work well with others compassionately.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Self-starter 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, and Google Suites preferred

Vaccination Requirement:

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

Hours: Contract position, TBD

Location: 720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org with the subject “Writing for Film Teaching Artist”

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching Artists Job

Inner-City Arts is an oasis of learning, creativity and achievement in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. Since its inception, Inner-City Arts has provided hands-on arts instruction to over 210,000 public school students and 10,000 educators in the Los Angeles area. Every year, more than 5,000 elementary and middle school students — from among the most underserved urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles — receive high-quality creative experiences during the school day on the Inner-City Arts campus. More than 1,000 middle and high school students engage in workshops at Inner-City Arts after school, on weekends and during the summer. In all this time, Inner-City Arts has partnered with LAUSD to provide transformational learning that meets the needs of inner-city students.

Teaching Artists at Inner-City Arts will develop lesson plans in their art form for students in K-12th grade. The lessons will be student-centered with an asset-based approach that uplifts cultural values and students' individuality. The TA will encourage student participants to take chances and to find their voices as individual artists.

We are seeking teaching artists in visual, media, and performing arts.

SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to collaborate with students and lead them in creating original works.
  • Develop, write, and update lesson plans and curricula outlines for the identified art form with the ability to revise plans based on the needs of the students
  • Sustain and model a strong commitment to program objectives which include: Social-Emotional Competencies, 21st Century Skills, and art-based skills across all experiences
  • Participate in staff training and attend staff meetings
  • Must be willing to travel and have reliable transportation required to visit school campuses as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Exhibit patience and sensitivity and enjoy working with youth.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching in the designated or comparable art form.
  • Experience in teaching and/or knowledge of art form content.
  • Professional experience and practice in the field: Prior teaching experience with ages 5 years through post-secondary, and knowledge of public school goals, vision, and current teaching methodologies.
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with English Learners.
  • Must have the ability to design curricula appropriate for different age groups.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction for diverse populations.
  • Knowledge and/or experience teaching in a child-centered education context.
  • Interest in integration strategies and curricular connections is a plus.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.
  • Knowledge of State of California Content Standards for Visual and Performing Arts a plus.
  • A commitment to diversity and effectively working with diverse participants.
  • Ability to take the initiative and work well with others compassionately

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

HOURS: PTE, up 24 hours per week or FTE 40 hours per week

LOCATION: Inner-City Arts is a contemporary, creative facility in the downtown Los Angeles Warehouse District, adjacent to the Produce Mart and Skid Row, currently providing all classes online, on campus, and on school sites campuses. Positions available on the Inner-City Arts campus and at various school locations (residency model).

COMPENSATION RANGE: $24-$28 per/hr

TO APPLY
Please send a resume and letter of interest in PDF format to the Hiring Committee via email to artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org with the subject "Teaching Artist _______________ (insert art form)+ (full time or part time)”

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Department: Programs, Non-Exempt Status
Reports to: Chief Education Officer

Inner-City Arts is an oasis of learning, creativity and achievement in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. Since its inception, Inner-City Arts has provided hands-on arts instruction to over 210,000 public school students and 10,000 educators in the Los Angeles area. Every year, more than 5,000 elementary and middle school students — from among the most underserved urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles — receive high-quality creative experiences during the school day on the Inner-City Arts campus. More than 1,000 middle and high school students engage in workshops at Inner-City Arts after school, on weekends and during the summer. In all this time, Inner-City Arts has partnered with LAUSD to provide transformational learning that meets the needs of inner-city students.

Inner-City Arts is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator who is responsible for activities associated with the creation, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of programs at Inner-City Arts. Working with the Outreach + Program Manager, the Associate Director of Education, and all Program staff, the Program Coordinator oversees the daily coordination of programs including, but not limited to, the scheduling and oversight of classes, special events, and special projects, within both the core class schedule and special events and programming as needed; liaison with teaching staff, communication with schools, school staffs, principals and assistant principals, teachers/classes in the community, scheduling of transportation, scheduling, and communication with outside collaborators for the performing artist series, parent and family programs, special projects and events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and maintain the program schedule of all classes and specific program events
  • Coordinate transportation and buses
  • Correspondence with schools for scheduling
  • Assist with correspondence and coordination of program staff meetings
  • Assist with faculty and staff meeting scheduling
  • Coordinate and oversee daily programs, both at Inner-City Arts and school sites
  • Assists with supervision of outside collaborative projects
  • Coordinate and supervise program events
  • Assist with recruitment and scheduling
  • Disseminate all information to teaching artists, classroom teachers, principals and schools regarding all Inner-City Arts business
  • Maintain contact with all schools and participating classes
  • Solicit and receive class rosters from participating classes
  • Solicit and receive student release forms from participating classes
  • Assure the presence and maintenance of safety/first aid supplies on site
  • Assistance with follow through for staff requirements, including staff contracts and coordination of studio assistants
  • Assist in Teacher Orientations, including assisting in the creation of Teacher Journals by collating, copying, and binding books
  • Assist with the Professional Development program as needed
  • Assist the Executive Director with special assignments which may include research and advocacy

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

WORK SCHEDULE: FT 40 hour work week, some evening and weekend work.

LOCATION: 720 Kohler Street Los Angeles, CA 90021

SALARY: Base salary starting at $21/hour

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to: artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org with the subject line “Program Coordinator.”

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Assistant

Department: Programs, Non-Exempt Status
Reports to: Chief Education Officer

Inner-City Arts is an oasis of learning, creativity, and achievement in the heart of Skid Row and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier Los Angeles. Since its inception, Inner-City Arts has provided hands-on arts instruction to over 210,000 public school students and 10,000 educators in the Los Angeles area. Every year, more than 5,000 elementary and middle school students — from among the most underserved urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles — receive high-quality creative experiences during the school day on the Inner-City Arts campus. More than 1,000 middle and high school students engage in workshops at Inner-City Arts after school, on weekends and during the summer. In all this time, Inner-City Arts has partnered with LAUSD to provide transformational learning that meets the needs of inner-city students.

Inner-City Arts is seeking an experienced Program Assistant (PA) with strong problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work with teams in a social-emotional learning environment.

The PA will provide various administrative support duties ranging from data entry and scheduling to complex administrative coordination. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and flexibility, and be able to take the initiative towards the completion of daily responsibilities. Teamwork is fundamental, and the ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.

SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedule internal and external meetings and provide calendar support for the programs team
  • Gather program materials for documentation, archiving, and dissemination to various stakeholders
  • Assist with tracking of program budget
  • Track and reconcile program expenses
  • Monitor financial activities for all programs, including revenue tracking, invoicing, and payments
  • Prepare presentation materials including editing content, adding graphics, spreadsheets, and other design elements.
  • Assist with grant reporting related to compliance and program participation
  • Work with program directors on all administrative elements across programs
  • Conduct program research to support program growth and sustainability
  • Perform other program administrative duties as needed to support the mission of the organization and the day-to-day operations of the program

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A self-starter with the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrate a high-level problem-solving skills
  • Possess a strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task high volume requests, and re-prioritize
  • Complete tasks on time, both routine and urgent
  • Maintain familiarity with arts education industry policy and changes

Vaccination Requirement:

Inner-City Arts requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New hires working at Inner-City Arts must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination no later than the first day of employment. In addition, effective January 27, 2022, all Inner-City Arts employees who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under Inner-City Arts' COVID-19 policy are encouraged to obtain and show proof that they have received a booster.

Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week, non-exempt position (will require some evening and weekend hours).

Location: 720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Compensation: starting at $25/per hour

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to artsedjobs@inner-cityarts.org with the subject “ Program Assistant”

Inner-City Arts engages employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Inner-City Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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