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Educational Outreach Coordinator Position


From: McHugh, Charlotte (McHugh.Charlotte)
Date: Mon Jul 31 2000 - 13:38:27 PDT

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    We are continuing to search for an Educational Outreach Coordinator. I'm
    attaching the Job Description and pasting it here as well. Please forward on
    to prospective applicants and colleagues. While we have an official review
    date of October 15 on the JD, we will be looking at applications as they
    come in and may invite candidates anytime. The position will remain open
    until filled.

     <<JD Ed Outreach Coord 2.doc>>

    SANGAMON AUDITORIUM
    University of Illinois at Springfield
    EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH COORDINATOR

    Under the general supervision of the Director of Sangamon Auditorium, and
    within the Mission of Sangamon Auditorium, the Coordinator will develop
    educational and community outreach programs which encourage full utilization
    of the Sangamon Auditorium and which strive to develop new audiences for the
    performing arts.
     
    Plan, develop, program, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate
    outreach programs to maximize accessibility and encourage full utilization
    of the Sangamon Auditorium by both traditional and non-traditional audiences
    to include the elderly and disabled, minorities, rural, youths, and the
    economically disadvantaged.

    Class Acts A regional performing arts program for grades K-12.
     
    1. The Coordinator works closely with the Director in selecting artists
    and companies that will be appropriate for educational programs and meet
    overall Auditorium budget requirements.

    2. Development of marketing and sales materials in collaboration with
    the Marketing staff, monitor schools reservations and general ticket sales.

    3. Development of classroom study and activity guide materials for
    teachers and students, teacher in-service programs, and workshops.

    4. Attend appropriate children's performing arts booking conferences.

    5. Meet and work with appropriate teacher advisory groups.

    Educational Outreach

    1. Oversee the arranging for speakers and programs for Preshow
    Discussion and Questions (PDQ).

    2. Establish an active community relations program and partnerships
    with other civic and regional organizations.

    3. Make presentations to various schools, civic and public
    organizations on behalf of the Sangamon Auditorium.

    4. Initiate joint artist projects with the local arts community to
    include residencies in
                  community spaces and schools.

    5. Initiate adult performing arts learning experiences.

    Financial Responsibilities

    1. Establish and meet department financial goals with Director of
    Auditorium.

    2. Seek project underwriting, regional and foundation grants, generate
    earned revenue and initiate fund raising projects in consultation with
    Director of Development, specifically for educational outreach and
    education.

    Other Duties as Assigned

    To include general supervision of graduate assistants, students, volunteers,
    and project work of secretaries.

    Minimum Qualifications Required at Time of Application: Bachelors required
    in arts or humanities with 4 years experience in presenting the performing
    arts (children's programming experience preferred), fundraising, marketing,
    grant writing, and teaching.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to: program and evaluate artists
    and art forms; create programs relevant to performing arts and education of
    grades K-12; work effectively in community partnerships; make effective oral
    and written presentations for a wide variety of youth and adult audiences;
    establish and maintain effective outreach public relations programs; direct
    the activity of volunteers; develop written marketing materials; write or
    edit classroom teaching materials for K-12; knowledge of the elements of
    producing.

    Salary: $30,000 plus Academic Professional employee benefit package.
    Application review will begin October 15, 2000 and continue until position
    is filled.

    Send resume and three reference names and phone numbers to: Hilary
    Frost-Kumpf, Chair, Educational Outreach Coordinator Search Committee,
    Sangamon Auditorium, PAC 397, PO Box 19243, Springfield, Illinois
    62794.9243. 217.206.6150
    UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Persons with
    disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

     

    Charlotte McHugh
    Sangamon Auditorium, PAC 397
    University of Illinois at Springfield
    P.O. Box 19243
    Springfield, IL 62794-9243
    PH: 217.206.6150
    FAX: 217.206.6391
    mchugh.charlotte



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