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BACKGROUND: The Greenville Arts Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Greenville, Mississippi. The mission of the Greenville Arts Council is to promote the rich cultural heritage of the region and stimulate and encourage cultural activities, arts appreciation, arts education, and the creative works of artists. Some of the responsibilities that define the Greenville Arts Council as the primary promoter of the arts in our area include offering art classes to children and adults, organizing community events, presenting an ongoing series of free exhibits featuring visual artists from the area and the state, and coordinating educational programs, which teaches arts-integration method in our local schools.

The Greenville Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GAC actively seeks candidates from a variety of backgrounds, who are committed to the mission and vision of the organization.

OPEN POSITION:                    ARTS IN EDUCATION COORDINATOR
REPORTS TO:                           Executive Director
LOCATION:                                E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, Greenville, MS

APPLICATION DEADLINE:          8/10/15 by 3pm (Start date mid August or to be negotiated)

APPLICATION PROCESS: Carefully review the attached job description and qualification for this position. Typically, we only consider candidates who meet or exceed the qualifications outlined. Email submissions are preferable and to be sent to execdirector@greenville-arts-council.com; however we do accept resumes via post and fax at 662-332-9290. When emailing resumes, please save your document as a PDF, Microsoft Word Document or in text format. The Greenville Arts Council thoughtfully reviews every resume submitted. Unfortunately due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we only contact applicants who we plan to interview. If we contact you for an interview, please be prepared to provide us with your full employment history and to undergo a thorough background and professional reference check. If we do not contact you, you were not considered for the position. You will know the position has been filled when we have updated our website www.greenville-arts-council.com.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Coordinator of Arts in Education oversees all curriculum development and professional development with the Greenville Arts Partnership (GAP). The job responsibilities stem from the educational portion of the mission of the Greenville Arts Council (to promote the rich cultural heritage of the region and stimulate and encourage cultural activities, arts appreciation, arts education, and the creative works of artists). The Coordinator of Arts in Education develops and implements arts integration-related professional development for teachers and works directly with students and other groups through arts experiences. This also includes overseeing all arts experience taking place in the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center; summer art camp, fall and spring classes, and workshops. The Coordinator of Arts in Education reports to the Executive Director and works directly with the Education AmeriCorps *VISTA. This is a full time position.

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