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Program Assistant
Turnaround Arts: California

Los Angeles, CA

Turnaround Arts: California is a nonprofit organization established to administer Turnaround Arts, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts initiated by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, in some of California’s highest-need elementary and middle schools across the state. The program brings arts-based educational strategies to priority schools to narrow the opportunity gap, increase student engagement, and improve campus culture and climate.

Reporting to the Director of Program & Strategy, the Program Assistant will provide general support in the following areas: organizational operations, including scheduling, basic accounting, and data entry; external communications, including social media/website coordination and media archive maintenance; and program administration, including research and data collection/analysis.

This role is key to the success of Turnaround Arts: California as the three-year old organization enters a new phase of its work. The successful candidate is highly organized, responsive to a fast-paced environment, can work well independently and collaboratively, and is highly committed to social justice and creating equitable educational opportunities through the arts.

Turnaround Arts: California is committed to building a culturally diverse, collaborative organization dedicated to increasing educational equity through the arts. Turnaround Arts: California strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

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Deadline: 10-20-2017

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