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Art in the Community Coordinator
Richmond Art Center

Richmond, CA

Position: Art in the Community Coordinator
Schedule: 30 hours, flexible schedule, non-exempt
Supervisor: Art in the Community Director
Position open until filled.

Essential Functions:

The Richmond Art Center is looking for a collaborative, experienced and self-motivated Program Coordinator to join our Education team. Under the direction of the AIC Director, the primary responsibility is to support various aspects of our offsite Arts Education Programs for youth, adults and families. This includes visits to sites, providing oversight of the program implementation, and supporting teaching artists and volunteers responsible at sites throughout Richmond and San Pablo. This team member represents the program and the Art Center in relationships with collaborating organizations, partners and stakeholders. This wide-ranging position requires a strong commitment to equity & social justice, the ability to strategize creatively, and an outgoing and collaborative personality.  


  • Coordinate and facilitate site set-up visits between teaching artists and site partners
  • Ensure that AIC program expectations and site partner expectations for safety, staffing, space needs etc., are communicated and understood by all parties
  • Conduct regular site visits at offsite programs to track of program attendance, progress and adherence to expectations
  • Facilitate regular and honest communication with site partners and teaching artists and loop in other AIC staff as necessary to address larger issues
  • Attend and represent the AIC program at relevant partner and community meetings
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to schedule and supervise program volunteers
  • Manage and organize program supply inventory and storage spaces, including supply ordering and development/monitoring of equipment check-out procedures
  • Assist with program marketing and promotion; create and distribute program flyers and promote class offerings
  • Oversee program documentation via photo/video and participant surveys and interviews
  • Support AIC professional development offerings
  • Coordinate the staffing of AIC tables at community events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Art in the Community Director


  • Teaching Artist experience and art program administration experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a range of community and program settings
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Thrives in a flexible and collaborative work environment
  • Experience working with diverse learners across a range of age groups a plus
  • Personal creative practice a plus
  • Energized by face to face interactions and a variety of tasks within the work day
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Access to a car for all scheduled work hours
  • Spanish language proficiency a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $18 per hour
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Contribution to group health plan
  • Richmond Art Center membership and NARM benefits
  • Quarterly free class at Richmond Art Center

Richmond Art Center: The Richmond Art Center is the largest visual arts center in the East Bay, and we offer exciting arts experiences for all ages. We do this through hands-on learning, well-equipped studios, satellite Art in the Community programs and contemporary exhibitions in our galleries. Every year, we serve thousands of students through classes and programs taught by professional artists, both onsite at the Art Center and at sites throughout Richmond. Our four galleries allow us to mount rotating exhibitions that display the works of emerging and established Bay Area artists.

Art in the Community Program: The Richmond Art Center began in 1936 with the vision of one woman devoted to sharing her love of art with the Richmond community. Today, we bring high quality art-making experiences to young people and families across Richmond and neighboring cities. Art in the Community classes:

To apply, please submit the following materials via email:
Resume and a cover letter introducing yourself, stating how your work experience qualifies you for this position, and specifying experience you have had in a role that cultivates a positive and collaborative workplace culture. Also include the names and contact information for three professional references. Open until filled.

Send all materials to

The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and respects differences.  Principals only. Recruiters please don’t contact this job poster.
Address: 2540 Barrett Avenue

Deadline: 01-31-2018

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