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Jobs - Part-Time
Atlanta, GA

Saturday School for the Arts Instructors for 2020

City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs

 Purpose of Job


The purpose of this job is to plan, coordinate, and teach fine and performing arts programs, including classes, workshops, camps, exhibits, and other special events; create programs and curriculums; monitors programs and evaluates program outcomes.  Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies: ensures proper use, maintenance, and storage of all equipment and supplies; maintains inventory records. Communicates with supervisor, other employees, patrons, artists, musicians, students, vendors, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, exchange information, or resolve problems. Areas of instruction may include, but are not limited to dance, visual arts, literary arts, graphic design, music, and theater.


Employee proficiency requirements 


The employee needs to accrue extensive knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the Arts and Education Services Division of the Office of Cultural Affairs.  As well as have a working knowledge of a broad range of art practices, artists, and a knowledge of marketing and public relations strategies; the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner and according to the departmental and/or governmental regulations.  The employee needs to accrue an extensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department.  Have the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.  Have the ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.  Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations.  Can utilize and understand computer applications, internet-based grant and donation software, and all other equipment as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.  Can plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.  Can comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.  Employee also must can work under a moderate degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention to detail and tight deadlines and must accrue an extensive knowledge of the project procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions  


Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Arts Education, Performing Arts, or a related field required; three years of experience in an arts education; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.  Arts Instruction/Teaching Artist experience is preferred.  Valid driver’s license required. 


Program Location: Thomasville, Martin Luther King Jr, C.T. Martin, & William Walker Recreation Centers



Anthony Knight

(404) 546-6792