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Studio Education Coordinator
Richmond Art Center

Richmond, CA

Schedule:       Full-time:  40 hours/week; non-exempt; Tuesday - Saturday
Supervisor:   Studio Education Director

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under the supervision of the Studio Education Director, the Education Coordinator coordinates the execution of Art Center onsite classes, workshops, tours and events.


  • Provide administrative support for the Studio Education program, including class enrollments, class information and reports, evaluations, deposits, reimbursements, and faculty contracts and payroll.
  • Assist Studio Education Director with catalog presentation by soliciting instructor proposals, tracking faculty availability, materials lists, photos and bios, and assisting with the planning and scheduling of quarterly classes and workshops.
  • Prepare class catalog text for uploading to ActiveNet and website
  • Execute scholarship program by tracking, awarding, notifying and enrolling scholarship recipients. Coordinate with Finance Director to track available and awarded funds for reporting.
  • Coordinate and schedule onsite school tours


  • Communicate with studio monitors and managers about studio needs; order supplies; provide classroom setup support as needed. 
  • Manage donations and sort and allocate as appropriate.
  • Maintain public studio calendars with scheduled classes, tours, rentals, etc. and maintain signage around Art Center studios.
  • Manage locker rentals


  • Assist Marketing and Communications Director execute marketing plan and generate information for eNewsletter and social media.
  • Photograph education programs and keep image database organized.   
  • Design in-house marketing materials (flyers, coupons, web ads, etc.)


  • Coordinate studio program exhibitions with Exhibitions Director.
  • Help plan and execute annual education department events including Skeletonfest, Upcycle and Raku Festival. Assist with planning and implementation of other Art Center events, including the Holiday Arts Festival.
  • In partnership with the Education Director and Communications Director, plan and implement Art Center representation in community events


  • Bachelor’s degree in art, education or other related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience working in arts administration, visual arts, education or museums, preferably in onsite studio education programs.
  • Outgoing relationship builder with excellent customer service skills who can connect with diverse group of artists, community members, volunteers, students and staff. Familiarity with local art education organizations a plus.
  • Strong communicator and the ability to mediate conflicts quickly, solve problems and bring creative solutions to challenging situations.
  • Familiarity with visual art making, including media taught at the Art Center
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, flexible, patient and positive.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • High level of computer literacy and basic design skills (Google Docs, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and comfort learning new software as needed.
  • Spanish bilingual candidates a plus.                

About the Richmond Art Center:

A non-profit organization, the Richmond Art Center has provided nearly 80 years of excellence in arts education and exhibitions for the East Bay region. The Art Center’s mission is: a dynamic arts organization that empowers and transforms individuals and the community through creative exploration, experience and education. Housed in a 1951 vintage modern 25,000 sq. ft. facility, the Richmond Art Center is part of Richmond’s Civic Center Plaza and receives partial funding from the City of Richmond. The Art Center offers one of the most extensive schedules of exhibitions and art instruction programs in the East Bay, presenting 14 to 16 exhibitions in four galleries and providing 50-60 art classes and workshops in six studios four times a year to 400-450 students each quarter, ages 5 and up of all skill levels. In addition, the Art Center reestablished its Art in the Community program in 2012, providing afterschool art experiences to 17 schools and various community centers. The Art Center has over 670 members, 150 volunteers, 11 full-time and five part-time staff. The Center has an operating budget of just over $1 million. To learn more about the Richmond Art Center, please visit our website:


  • Send a cover letter and resume as an attached PDF to
  • Compensation & Benefits; $16 to $18 per hour plus vacation, sick and employer contribution to health plan.
  • Deadline to apply is June 26, 2015, or until filled, with an anticipated start date in late July / early August.


The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer.

This job posting is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment.
Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.


Deadline: 06-30-2015

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