We are looking for an Administrative Assistant/Team Leader for each of our 103 Charlton Street and Governors Island day camp locations.
CMA’s Art Colony day camp allows children to immerse themselves in week-long innovative arts courses taught by professional artists here at 103 Charlton and Governors Island. Classes are offered in both the Fine Arts and Media Arts for students ages 5-15. This position assists in the daily operations and management of CMA’s largest program, Art Colony.
Administrative Assistants will work directly with CMA staff to manage registrations, answer email or phone inquiries, document class activities on CMA’s Blog and social media sites, assist in early and late dismissals, collect parent and student evaluations, and assist with other program administrative duties. In addition, Administrative Assistants will be responsible in leading College and High School interns in facilitating structured play-time for students in the beginning and end of day.
Who Should Apply:
This seasonal full-time position is ideal for recent graduates or current college students interested in careers in Arts Administration or Not-for-profit Management and looking to build experience in a museum/community setting.
June 4th – September 7th, 2018 (15 weeks), Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM- 5:30 PM. Admins have 1 hour break that can be taken throughout the day.
Key Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
Reliability and enthusiasm is key! CMA offers a fun and casual working environment and you would be a very important part of our team.
CMA offers a stipend for these positions, relative to the level of responsibility of each position.
How to Apply:
To apply for these positions, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Summer Administrative Assistant/Team Leader in the subject line.
All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please. Eligible candidates will be contacted by phone or email for an interview.
CMA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic background to apply.
The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and to secure the future of the arts by inspiring and championing the next generation of artists and art lovers.
Front Desk Responsibilities:
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Sean Gilfeather, Visitor Experience Manager at email@example.com.
Eligible candidates will be contacted by phone or email for an interview.
The Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA): Mission
The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists.
The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to extend the benefits of the arts to all children and their communities and to secure the future of the arts by inspiring and championing the next generation of artists and art lovers. We work to fulfill our mission by providing authentic hands-on art experiences for children with artists, both in our art-filled interactive museum, in the community, and by collecting and exhibiting children’s art. We are committed to celebrating the artist in every child and promoting access to the arts for all children regardless of ability or socioeconomic status because we believe the arts are critical to child and youth development and to strong and vibrant communities.
The ARTogether program provides families who are receiving preventive services, in foster care working toward reunification, or building kinship relationships to bond, interact, and play together both on-site at CMA and off-site at different social service agencies. ARTogether is designed to provide engaging and interactive visits for families with children ages 1-12 years old.
The program is currently seeking a clinically trained facilitator to be paid hourly, according to contract. This position provides an opportunity to gain experience working in a unique community-based, family-centered program with families who are navigating NYC’s child welfare system. The facilitator will be scheduled to host visits on an as- needed basis and flexible weekend hours are required. Supervision by a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist is provided.
Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Michelle López at ARTogether@cmany.org.
All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please.
The Children’s Museum of the Arts is seeking a creative and enthusiastic part time Teaching Artist with a focus in 3D Printing, STEAM Technologies and Film/Animation. CMA’s Teaching Artists are practicing artists and professionally trained to develop and facilitate projects. Within the framework of CMA’s programming, teaching artists are encouraged to incorporate their own art practices into workshop designs and curriculum.
The ideal candidate will feel comfortable leading classes and workshops in one or more of the following: LittleBits, Video Game Design, Arduino, 3D Printing and Coding. The ideal candidate should also have an expressed interest or basic level of experience in: Animation, Sound Design & Music, and Sculpture as these are elements of our daily programming.
CMA is an exhibition and hands on art-making space for young people ages 1-15 and their families. The mission of the Children’s Museum of the Arts is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists. We work to fulfill our mission by providing authentic hands-on art experiences for children with artists, both in our art-filled interactive museum, in the community and by collecting and exhibiting children’s art.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Chloe Sun at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications will be kept in confidence. No calls, please.
CMA’s community programs provide a supportive artistic environment for all children and families. Our programs inspire skills in looking, making and sharing ideas about art in a recreational setting. CMA’s current programs address the needs of families in the NYC child welfare system, families residing in public housing, as well as families of children with physical and developmental disabilities. Working with consulting professionals in art therapy and occupational therapy, CMA is considered a leader in building accessible art-based programming.
CMA’s key Community Programs include
ARTogether: CMA uses arts to rebuild trust and communication among families in the foster care system working towards reunification
RESTART: CMA brings multi-session free art programs for children living in transitional housing
INCLUSIVE WEEKEND CLASSES: Provides opportunities for children with physical disabilities and their siblings to participate in a family program.
Provides opportunities for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their siblings to participate in a family program. The Community Programs Teaching Artist plans and facilitates art-making workshops and classes for children and families in the above programs as well as new program initiatives in the community and schools throughout the year. The Community Programs Teaching Artists reports directly to the Director of Community Programs and work closely to collaborate with contracted occupational therapists and art therapists, fellow teaching artists and interns.
Additionally, the Community Programs Teaching Artist would work with participating families for program evaluations and goal setting. Responsibilities include coordinating documentation, photos and reports necessary for successful programming.
Within the framework of CMA’s programming, Teaching Artists are expected to incorporate process, multi-sensory layers and visual supports into workshop designs and curriculum. Weekend hours are required. The Community Programs teaching artist position is paid hourly with approximately 15-20 hours per week. Initiatives may take place at the museum or at an off-site location.
Please send your resume, a brief cover letter, and samples of your artwork to: Michelle López, Director of Community Programs at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
The Children’s Museum of the Arts is seeking a creative and enthusiastic Teaching Artist Assistant with a focus in sculpture and an interest in filmmaking/animation. This is an entry-level position, current students and graduates are encouraged to apply. CMA’s Teaching Artists are practicing artists and professionally trained to develop and facilitate projects. Within the framework of CMA’s programming, teaching artists are encouraged to incorporate their own art practices into workshop designs.The ideal candidate will feel comfortable leading classes and workshops in the following: Clay Sculpture and Stop Motion Animation. This is an hourly, part-time weekend position with potential for ongoing opportunities.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Please write a one-page cover letter responding to the following:
Your interest in the Children’s Museum of the Arts and in this position
Your availability (days/times)
Please email your resume, cover letter and online samples of your work to: Chloe Sun, Media Lab Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligible candidates will be contracted by phone or email for an interview. No recruiters please.
Group Visits (Pre-K – 12th Grade) from schools and organizations implement CMA’s pedagogy of LOOK, MAKE, SHARE through an interactive tour of our contemporary art gallery followed by hands-on art-making in the Fine Arts Studio or Media Lab. Art-making is inspired by interdisciplinary themes in the exhibit. Visits culminate in a share of students’ artwork. Job Description Under the supervision of CMA’s Manager of School Programs, the Group Visits Intern will have the following responsibilities:
Educational Responsibilities & Opportunities to Gain Skills:
Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and images of personal artwork, and days of availability to email@example.com.