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Education and Outreach Assistant

The Arts Council of Princeton’s Education and Outreach Assistant is a full-time position (40 hours per week). The Education and Outreach Assistant reports to the Education Manager and is responsible for coordination and oversight of the education and outreach program as directed by the Education Manager.

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 11-7pm, Saturdays 8:30-4:30pm. Other exceptions may occur on occasion.

Summer Hours [June 23-September 1]:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Start Date: Immediate
Salary: $36,500 


Preferred Experience:

  • An interest in Art Education

  • Experience working with children

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, Adobe Photoshop, database


  • Detail oriented, team player, ability to work well under pressure

  • Excellent verbal and written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

  • Experience working in the arts field or nonprofit arts organization (preferred)

JOB responsibilities:

  • Front of House: greet the public, check in students, answer the phone, and field inquiries about the organization and its programs;

  • Assist the Education Manager in developing, planning, coordinating, and implementing class and workshop programs;

  • Prepare class descriptions and documentation for programs to be posted on the ACP website

  • Track community outreach programs including Arts Exchange, smART Kids, Princeton Nursery School, Creative Aging, Art for Caregivers, and all Arts in Healthcare Programs, including instructors, and report back to Education Manager

  • Supervising volunteers and interns working in outreach program areas; 

  • Provide clerical support for class enrollment; customer service for class registration and

    other programs as needed;

  • Correspondence with parents/students when needed

  • Registrations – paper, phone and change requests, answering emails, and inputting registration information into Art Center Canvas

  • Manage funding for Adapted Arts class

  • Manage Scholarships

  • Assisting with class & camp sign in and dismissal, and lunchtime, snack & break supervision of children

  • Order and maintain supplies for education and programming

  • Set up and tidy studios

  • Assist with the preparation of marketing and press materials for use in brochures, press releases, on website and for other publicity efforts, in cooperation with ACP staff;

  • Supervision of camps

  • As outlined above, there will be occasions where you will be asked to work outside the

    days and times outlined above to provide program supervision on nights and weekends

    for special events, programs or festivals as needed by Education Manager;

  • Provide general staffing assistance for events and programs as assigned.

  • Responsible for opening and closing facility as needed, including evenings and weekends;

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Education Manager


  • Paid time off – Including Vacation, Sick and Personal Time

  • Medical & Dental – Employee coverage available

  • ACP Membership – Discounts at participating businesses

  • Free or Discounted Classes – Available to employee and immediate family members

Please submit resume and three references via email with “Education and Outreach Assistant” in the title line. No phone calls please.