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Work of Art Program Associate
Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles, CA

Inner-City Arts is seeking an experienced, energetic, and committed program associate to support the activities of WORK OF ART, a college and career exploration program, whose main purpose is to provide underserved teens with the skills, training, and real-world experience necessary to prepare them for life beyond high school. Candidates are sought who are committed to assisting teens in developing identity and self-expression through the arts and who have a commitment to social justice through creative youth development. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in ensuring equal access to higher education, the development of student understanding of careers and career paths within the “creative economy,” and providing support for student self-efficacy.


  • Assist with planning and provide support for Work of Art events such as  orientation, recruitment for the program, and our annual Creative Career Fair
  • Communicate with students and parents via email, text, Facebook, Instagram and phone calls for all Work of Art activities
  • Document all events – photos, post experience surveys and track student attendance at all Work of Art events; catalogue materials from all events;
  • Supervise student field trips and workshops
  • Identify and research pre-college education opportunities and programs for students
  • Attend events in the community, representing Inner-City Arts and the Work of Art program
  • Participate in staff training, planning and orientation meetings
  • Other responsibilities as assigned 


  • BA, or BFA degree in education, the arts, child and youth development or related field
  • 2 years minimum experience in administration, supervision of staff and/or support of youth programs   
  • Knowledge and/or experience in current educational practices and learner-centered education
  • Previous involvement with educationally at-risk, culturally diverse high school youth populations
  • Commitment to student success in higher and continuing education and entering the workforce
  • Ability to provide a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space for students to identify and explore their career interests and aptitudes
  • Must be a team player, exhibit patience and sensitivity and enjoy working directly with youth
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish desired

LOCATION: Inner‑City Arts is located in downtown Los Angeles 720 Kohler Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-Time, specific hours to be determined, include weekends and some evenings

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Subject: Work of Art Program Associate, No calls please.

Application Deadline: July 30, 2017



Deadline: 07-30-2017

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