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Studio Manager

The Studio Manager is responsible for keeping the Lawrence Arts Center’s visual art studios in top working order and for ensuring that teachers, staff, and students have the supplies, equipment, and facilities needed for a superior educational experience. The Studio Manager acts as the procurement officer for visual art education programs at the Arts Center, is the primary liaison between education programs and facilities, and provides support to visual arts education programs.

To apply, email cover letter, resume and references by June 30 to: Margaret Weisbrod Morris, CEO
margaret@lawrenceartscenter.org

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Youth Visual Arts

Youth Visual Arts Education Instructor

The Youth Education Instructor is responsible for the curriculum design and instruction of classes for grades 1-12 in the Youth Education Program. Instructors collaborate closely with their counterparts in visual and performing arts instructors to create cohesive, innovative, and student-oriented curriculum.

This is an hourly position and pay is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
Plan and develop dynamic, inclusive curriculum based on chosen class themes that supports the mission and goals of the Youth Education program.

Effectively transfer advanced concepts and skills to young artists in a positive way that promotes creativity and individual expression. Coordinate with the Director of Youth Education and provide availability information to set individual class schedule each semester. Communicate with Director of Youth Education any challenges to find collaborative solutions.

Candidates should have established experience in studio art practices, experience as an instructor, strong organization and communication skills, and the ability to problem solve. The ideal candidate for this position possesses a willingness to grow in a collaborative setting and the ability to develop innovative curriculum and build connections with the Lawrence Arts Center community. Preferred candidates have experience teaching in a museum, arts center, public school, afer school, or community education setting. Candidates should possess advanced skills in a variety of art forms, mediums, and techniques, and an established interest in STEM subjects.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to: Andy Smith: andrew@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 


Adult Visual Arts

Jewelry Instructors

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is seeking to hire experienced Jewelry instructors to design and implement curriculum in our Jewelry & Metals area. Teaching artists who have experience with a wide range of traditional and contemporary approaches to Jewelry design and metalsmithing are preferred. Artists working with alternative materials or processes are also encouraged to apply (i.e. beading or 3-D printing). Classes typically run anywhere from one week to twelve weeks for ages 14 and above.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the Director of Residencies & Adult Education. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume with references, and 3 – 5 work samples to Kyla Strid: kyla@lawrenceartscenter.org

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is accepting applications on a rolling basis.


Early Childhood Educators

Preschool:  Our innovative, creative arts and play based early childhood program is looking for part-time and substitute teachers for preschool for the 2021-2022 school year.  Our unique philosophy focuses on learning through hands on experiences and explorations with a strong focus on play and  social/emotional learning. We value the process of creating art over the finished product, giving children the power and ownership to create their own individual masterpieces!

Kindergarten: Our groundbreaking, discovery/experience, and play-based kindergarten program is looking for a part-time kindergarten teacher to join our team. Tentative hours will be Monday-Friday 11:45am-3:45pm. With a special focus on preparing young students to develop innovation skills, the creative, arts, and play-based curriculum developed at Lawrence Arts Center sets the stage for a lifetime love of learning. Unique learning centers are custom designed daily to engage young children and to offer creative hands-on ways of learning standardized academic skills. The ideal candidate would enjoy and have experience teaching in a kindergarten/early childhood classroom.

The ideal candidates for these positions would be individuals who enjoy and have experience working in early childhood, multi-tasking, compassion, patience, don’t mind getting messy, and understand the importance of play. Candidates must be physically able to meet the demands of an active early childhood classroom environment. If you are interested in joining our team, please email a resume/cover letter to Andria Devlin, Associate Director of Early Childhood at andria@lawrenceartscenter.org.


School of Dance

Seeking Dance Instructors!

The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is seeking to hire experienced dance instructors for its Preschool Dance, Kinder Ballet and Intro to Ballet classes this fall semester, including substitute teaching.

Cultivating the art of dance within the entire community, our vision is to make dance 100% accessible to all. For over 35 years, the School of Dance’s curriculum has been based on national dance education standards and taught by professionals. Students follow a sequential training program developed to suit age and ability that fosters creativity as well as technique. Focused on developing the artist as well as the art, the School of Dance offers frequent opportunities for performance through numerous and diverse dance productions as well as the pre-professional ballet company, Lawrence Ballet Theatre.

Our mission is to cultivate artistry, excellence, and healthy living in our community through dance training, performance, and community engagement. 

Compensation commensurate with experience. Includes additional prep-time pay.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and 2-3 references to:

Hanan Misko
School of Dance Director
Lawrence Arts Center
hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Dance Instructors (part-time, hourly)

The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is seeking to hire experienced dance instructors for upcoming classes and other programming opportunities, including substitute teaching.

Cultivating the art of dance within the entire community, our vision is to make dance 100% accessible to all. For over 30 years, the School of Dance’s curriculum has been based on national dance education standards and taught by professionals. Students follow a sequential training program developed to suit age and ability that fosters creativity as well as technique. Focused on developing the artist as well as the art, the School of Dance offers frequent opportunities for performance through numerous and diverse dance productions as well as the pre-professional ballet company, Lawrence Ballet Theatre.

Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance currently offers the following classes:

  • Ballet & Pointe
  • Boys Ballet
  • Classical Chinese Dance
  • Contemporary
  • Hip Hop
  • Irish Step Dance
  • Jazz
  • Kinder Ballet (Little Movers)
  • Modern
  • Pilates
  • Preschool Dance (Little Movers)
  • Tap
  • Wee Dance
  • Yoga (family)

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and 2-3 references to:

Hanan Misko
School of Dance Director
Lawrence Arts Center

hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org

 


Front Desk

The Lawrence Arts Center has an opening for a Front Desk Administrative Assistant, approximately 10-15 hours per week to start, shifts will include days, evenings, weekends.  Fill-in shifts are required at times to ensure coverage during business hours of operation.  The successful candidate will serve as the primary contact between the Lawrence Arts Center program staff and the public. This position includes answering in-person and telephone inquiries, processing enrollments, maintaining financial and contact information, ticket sales, and account reconciliation. Excellent customer service; strong organizational skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), Google calendar, and database experience required. Salesforce, communications, and gallery or art experience preferred. Please send resume and cover letter including references to: jennifer@lawrenceartscenter.org.  Applications accepted by email until the position is filled.

Pay range – hourly – $9.00 – $10.50


Performing Arts

School of Theatre and Music Teaching Artists

Design and implement curriculum in any of the following areas: imagination-based theatre, theatre skill-building, music-making (both vocal and instrumental), musical theatre performance, early childhood exploration, and technical theatre. Classes typically run anywhere from one week to twelve weeks for ages ranging between infancy and adulthood.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the School of Theatre and Music program coordinator. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Amanda Pintore: amanda@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

The Lawrence Arts Center Performing Arts program is always looking to fill the following positions. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Scenic, Lighting, and Costume Designers

Design, conceive, and realize original set, lighting, or costume designs. Work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision designs and plans for theatre productions.

The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of designers needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Scenic, lighting, and costume designers are hired as a contract artist by production. Designers report to the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Theatre Technicians

Set up, run, and strike concerts, dance shows, theatre shows, lectures and other events as needed. Build sets, costumes, hang lighting instruments, curtains, run projections, sound and lighting boards.  The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of crew needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Theatre Technicians Jobs are part-time, hourly work. Theatre Technicians report to the Production Coordinator & Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

School-Year Interns

Internships allow students to gain professional experience and provide a service in their community. Within the Performing Arts Program, interns are part of the team and have the opportunity to assist with all aspects of theatre programming, including: assistant directing, stage management, administration, technical theatre, marketing, and theatre education. Interns become familiar with proper performing arts procedures and expand their knowledge of the profession.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org