Education Manager

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP), a 501(3)non-profit community arts organization located in downtown Princeton, NJ, operating the multi-disciplinary Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, is seeking an Education Manager to manage the arts education department. This is a full-time position that will work with the Executive Director, Artistic Director and support staff to develop, plan, manage and coordinate educational programs offered to children, teens and adults. Essential functions/primary duties include:

• Curate and schedule a full range of adult, children and teen art classes and workshops 4 times yearly, as well as summer camp.
• Price classes and monitor class revenue
• Identify and develop mission-driven programmatic partnerships
• Oversee class registration
• Manage semester schedule and coordinate studio space for classes and workshops
• Recruit, hire and contract instructors
• Seek out new and relevant class offerings
• Work with off-site community partners to implement classes and programming
• Manage semester class listings, ensuring timely communication with all instructors.
• Work collaboratively with Education Coordinator and Marketing Department to create marketing plans for roster of classes
• Coordinate Princeton Paint-Outs, and Education Department offerings in Communiversity Arts Fest
• Produce reports for Board and Executive Director
• Create reports for relevant community partnerships
• Work select evening and weekend hours to provide program supervision for special events
• Work with Education Coordinator in maintaining class registrations and ensure timely correspondence with students regarding camp and classes.
• Supervise and manage Education/Camp Coordinator
• Supervise and manage outreach programs with Program Coordinator
• Monitor summer camp and Education budgets
• Represent the Arts Council of Princeton at events as appropriate
• Maintain database, internal calendar systems and ensure all class information is timely and accurate
• Manage and maintain instructor contracts for each class

The successful candidate will have experience and demonstrated skills in arts management will be a detailed-oriented team player with a good sense of humor. BA in the arts or arts education required, MA or MFA preferred. Excellent writing, communication, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Computer (PC) literate. Experience working with diverse constituencies and creating and implementing community-based art programming. Experience monitoring budgets and some cost accounting. Self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure, juggling multiple tasks and deadlines. Salary commensurate with experience. Must agree to and pass a background check.

Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to:
Use “Education Manager Search” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Development Associate

The Arts Council of Princeton, a 501c3 nonprofit, is seeking a Development Assistant whose primary responsibility is to support the Development Office (led by the Development Director) in all fundraising activities including donor development, donor relations, and special events.

• Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
• Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
• Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
• Continually update and correct database records.
• Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation and individual donors.
• Coordinate productions and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
• Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
• Handle all administrative details associated with the Development Committee meetings (i.e. prepare and distribute notices, agendas, minutes, etc.).
• Assemble informational kits for events and meetings.
• Other duties as assigned by the Development Director.

• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Database management experience.
• Deadline-oriented, team player, with the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast paced environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work.
• Ability to work independently with little supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to:
Use “Development Associate Search” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.

ACP Employment Highlights:

    • Creative, High-Energy Work Environment
    • Strong Community Committment
    • Discounts for Employees and their Families
    • Picturesque Downtown Princeton Setting
    • Endless chocolate and small world coffee