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We are hiring: Art in the Community Coordinator (full time)

The Richmond Art Center is seeking a full-time Art in the Community Coordinator to visit sites, provide oversight of program implementation, and supervise the teaching artists and volunteers responsible for instruction at various sites in Richmond and surrounding cities. Working in close collaboration with the Art in the Community Director, this team member will support and help shape the development of new relationships with collaborating organizations, the expansion of our programs, and the implementation of our professional development series for teachers.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Manage our partnerships with the schools, community organizations and agencies who host Art in the Community programs.
  • Supervise teaching artists and volunteers. Give constructive feedback and monitor instructional outcomes.
  • Participate in the development or revision of program policies and best practices. Make recommendations based on field experiences and program data.
  • Document and report on program implementation (enrollment, instruction, compliance with agreements).
  • Implement each program’s budget.
  • Monitor teaching artist timesheets, requests for payment and/or reimbursement.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of AIC professional development offerings
  • Manage program tools and supplies.
  • Generate, review or update AIC supporting materials.
  • Coordinate the staffing of AIC tables at community events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Art in the Community Director.


Candidates Must Have:

  • A four year college degree or equivalent
  • At least two years of experience supervising staff, volunteers, or interns.
  • Superior people skills: articulate, self-aware, energized by face-to-face interactions
  • Strong candidates will have had 3-5 years of successful experience as a teacher working with children or teens living in low-income neighborhoods.
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and timelines independently.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in service of program quality
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience collaborating with people from a variety of different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual orientations, gender, and generational backgrounds.
  • A driver’s license and reliable access to a working car
  • The ability to lift 40 pounds


Desired Qualifications

  • The ability to create and modify Google documents, spreadsheets, and forms
  • The ability to create and modify Excel spreadsheets
  • A graduate degree in Education or the Visual Arts
  • Fluent in (spoken and written) Spanish
  • Previous experience working at a non-profit
  • Previous grant writing experience
  • A commitment to the visual arts as a career, field of study or worthy pursuit later in life.
  • Resident of West Contra Costa County


About the Richmond Art Center

The Richmond Art Center is a visual arts showcase and hands-on learning center that gives wide-ranging audiences the opportunity to create, see and learn about art. We’re the largest visual arts center in the East Bay, dedicated to bringing art to young and old alike who reflect the diverse richness of our community.


Every year, we serve more than 1,800 students through classes and programs taught by professional artists, both onsite at the Center and offsite at local schools, studios and community centers. Our four galleries allow us to mount rotating exhibitions that display the works of emerging and established Bay Area artists.


The Richmond Art Center is a dynamic arts organization that empowers and transforms individuals and the community through creative exploration, experience and education.

About the Art in the Community Programs

The Art in the Community programs are the traveling educational arm of the Richmond Art Center. Their mission is to bring the art-making experience to children, teens adults and seniors in Richmond and surrounding cities. Its weekly, 2 hour classes are taught by teaching artists and take place in public schools, community centers, libraries and other organizations.

Art in the Community students enjoy two field trips per year to the Richmond Art Center. Their work is shown as part of a yearly Student Art Show. For more information about our Art in the Community programs, please visit our website:


How To Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to The position will be filled as soon as the appropriate candidate is found. It is therefore recommended that you submit your materials as promptly as possible.


Compensation & Benefits

Full time – 40 hours a week.

$18 to $20 per hour plus mileage

Casual and supportive, but professional and productive environment

Vacation, sick and health benefits



The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804