Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $40,100 - $70,000
Organization's Mission: Weber State University provides associate, baccalaureate and master degree programs in liberal arts, sciences, technical and professional fields. Encouraging freedom of expression and valuing diversity, the university provides excellent educational experiences for students through extensive personal contact among faculty, staff and students in and out of the classroom. Through academic programs, research, artistic expression, public service and community-based learning, the university serves as an educational, cultural and economic leader for the region.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
Position Summary: Program Coordinator - Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program

Requisition Number: S00839P: Dean of Arts and Humanities Office

Position Category: Staff

Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT

Hours Per Week: 40

Months Per Year: 12

Alternate Work Schedule:

Pay Grade: E32

Salary:

Hourly Pay Rate:

FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Arts Learning Collaborative (weber.edu/artslearning) is seeking a Program Coordinator to work with Weber State University's Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endowed Chair for Arts Learning to plan and implement professional arts learning opportunities for elementary educators in Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSArts) and non-BTSArts schools.

The Weber State University (WSU) Arts Learning Collaborative offers year-round professional learning opportunities in arts integration for K-12 teachers, instructional coaches, arts educators, and WSU students. The Collaborative hosts an Arts Integration Conference and supports the BTSArts program-a statewide K-6 arts integration program (btsarts.org).

Background Check? Yes

Job Open Date: 07/19/2021

Review Date: 08/02/2021

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicant:

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin August 2, 2021. Position will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Physical Activity of this position: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles etc., using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Agility is emphasized. Important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion., Maintaining equilibrium to prevent falling. Walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. Amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. , Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. , Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees., Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. , Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. , Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. , Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. , Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. , Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Physical Requirements of this position: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2381919

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Primary Responsibilities: RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the lead mentor for approximately 13 BTSArts educators and 3 BTSArts instructional coaches that serve approx. 80 elementary schools

Observe, mentor, and support BTSArts educators in approximately 18 elementary schools in the WSU service area (visit at least twice a year)

Observe, mentor, and support approximately 3 BTSArts instructional coaches in the WSU service area by attending their prep-time specialist trainings throughout the school year (visit at least twice a year)

Attend arts performances and arts nights hosted by BTSArts schools (day or evening)

Assist with the coordination of informances, performances and/or exhibits to showcase students' arts learning

Host an information table at Back to School Nights, parent conferences, performances, or as requested by BTSArts educators, administrators, and instructional coaches

Work with Chair to plan and implement the Arts Learning Collaborative's year-long professional arts learning opportunities for elementary classroom teachers and arts educators, including workshops and the Arts Integration Conference.

Work with Endowed Chair, the Utah State Board of Education, district administrators, principals, and educators to support BTSArts program.

Collaborate and communicate with other stakeholders and presenters as needed.

Coordinate, manage, and oversee workshop/conference details for all Arts Learning Collaborative programming including ordering materials, preparing presenter contracts, processing invoices, reserving venues, registrations, ordering catering, organizing supplies, managing room set up and day-of/onsite activities, and arranging all presenter travel and payments

Manage and order Arts Learning Collaborative materials and supplies

Complete forms, maintain accurate records, and prepare reports regarding Arts Learning Collaborative budgets and grants, and coordinate with WSU purchasing, budget and grant managers

Willingness to register and attend trainings for WSU technology systems (eWeber, Canvas, PAWplace)

Prepare advertising, conduct registration, promote, and distribute information for Arts Learning Collaborative workshops.

Oversee and facilitate the substitute reimbursement process for events

Host and/or help with several evening and occasional weekend and summer Arts Learning Collaborative events

Budget reporting, reconciliation and monitoring.

Represent, advocate for, and promote the Arts Learning Collaborative, the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program and Weber State University in a positive, proactive, and professional manner
Desired Qualifications: Required Qualifications:

Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in an arts field, elementary education, and/or arts education required (arts: visual arts, music, drama, or dance).

2 years teaching experience (elementary preferred) or equivalent.

Must posses and maintain a valid driver’s license (this position requires travel to schools on a regular basis) and be able to pass all clearances and background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

Seeking applicants with knowledge of arts integration pedagogy and 2 years experience with adult learners as a mentor or instructional coach.

Teaching license preferred.

An interest in education and/or arts education; ability to collaborate with schools and community organizations; working knowledge of public and charter school environments; experience mentoring and supervising undergraduate students; excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills; ability to work with people from a broad range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds; responsible; dependable; excellent follow-through; must be comfortable with public speaking and facilitating group work; experience with curriculum creation and assessment; desire to collaborate with others.

Experience in coordinating events, trainings, travel, and workshops.

Experience in financial monitoring and reporting.

Excellent communication and public relations skills.

Ability to organize, problem solve, and multi­task under changing circumstances or deadlines

Proficient information technology skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Mac Operating System, Canva/Photoshop, social media, Google Suite, Adobe programs, maintain and update website, create and manage events in Eventbrite, Canvas, Zoom, etc)

A positive, collaborative disposition.

Ability to drive up to 50 miles per day (on occasion).

Lift packages (materials) up to 50 pounds.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits Summary:

WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
How to Apply: To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2381919
Closing Date: 8/20/21
Location: Ogden, UT

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Contact: Erica Marken
Email: ericamarken@weber.edu
Phone: 6197950837