Richmond Art Center

Summer Art Camp Program Manager

Job Title: Summer Art Camp Program Manager
Reports to: Studio Education Manager
Organization: Studio Art Department, 2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804
Compensation: $23-$25 Hourly DOE
Status: Temporary Position (Approximately Five Months), Full Time, Non-Exempt, Not Eligible for Health Benefits
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Schedule: Starts as Part-Time, leads to Full-Time, Monday – Friday, Occasional Weekend Days

The Summer Art Camp Program Manager (SCM) will oversee staffing, programming, and camp culture for our Summer Art Camp season. Responsibilities include facilitating training, planning staff meetings, managing camper information and groupings, interacting with families, maintaining, working within a budget, maintaining camp resources and supplies. The Summer Art Camp Program Manager is specifically responsible for program development and health/safety management in accordance with Richmond Art Center policies. This position will also work in collaboration with the Summer Teen Intern Program and the Teen Intern Coordinator. The ideal candidate actively cultivates a positive culture and climate for campers, parents, caregivers and staff.

About the Richmond Art Center Summer Art Camp Program
The Richmond Art Center’s Summer Camp Program provides an exciting visual arts immersion for youth ages five to fourteen. Summer Camp is held Monday through Friday for nine weeks from early June to early August. Camps are three hours each day with the Morning Camps, Afternoon Camps and Aftercare. The SCM is responsible for managing Morning Check-In, Morning Check-Out, Afternoon Check-In, Afternoon Check-Out and coordinating Aftercare.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to

  • Collaborate to develop Summer Art Camp procedures, structures and policies for teaching artists, volunteers, interns, caregivers, and youth
  • Collaborate on and facilitate hiring and training for all summer camp staff, volunteers, and interns for summer camp
  • Lead evaluation of the Summer Art Camp program including the experience for teaching artists, interns, youth and staff
  • Oversee, collect, consolidate camper registration forms and data
  • Schedule, supervise, and support Summer Art Camp staff, volunteers and interns
  • Manage the purchase of Summer Art Camp supplies
  • Maintain fiscal records for summer camp supplies and budgeting
  • Collaborate with staff to develop lunchtime or aftercare activities and projects for campers
  • Cultivate and generate a positive team atmosphere that includes campers, families, teaching artists, administrative staff and volunteers
  • Support and supervise summer camp teaching artists
  • Coordinate aftercare activities, projects and logistics with appropriate staff and caregivers
  • Manage communications with Richmond Art Center Staff, Teaching Artists and caregivers. Communicate any issues, concerns, questions, or important updates to the Studio Art Manager. Address behavioral and classroom management concerns related to campers and/or staff

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Experience working directly with youth (ages 5yrs to 24yrs)
  • Experience planning, coordinating and managing youth programs with culturally diverse audiences
  • Experience managing administrative work regarding planning, infrastructure and program timeline
  • Experience facilitating on-boarding events and meetings for staff and families
  • Strong Spanish speaking and writing skills a plus
  • Deep desire to work with and invest in vibrant and diverse audiences and communities through art
  • Practices, values and creates a supportive, safe, and inclusive learning environments for all Youth Summer Camp stakeholders
  • Practices restorative conflict resolution with youth and staff
  • Cultivates a positive culture and climate for campers, parents, caregivers and staff
  • Experience working with youth with a variety of learning needs
  • Experience delivering, managing and resolving concerns and conversations with parents or caregivers
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Google Suite and registration databases
  • Must have reliable means of transportation and communication
  • Must have the ability to pass CA State background check
  • Must have the ability to lift 30 pounds

Position Schedule

Part-Time: 12 hours a week, from April 2020 through May 2020. The schedule expectations for this position in preparation and planning for Richmond Art Center Summer Art Camp 2020, includes 12 hours over 3-4 weekdays, some flexibility with days

Full-Time: 40 hours a week, from June 2020 to August 2020. The schedule expectations during summer camp are Monday through Friday from 8:45 AM to 5:30 AM

No Camps scheduled the week of July 4th. All overtime must be discussed and pre-approved

To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to Please include Summer Art Camp Program Manager in the subject line.

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