The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative believes that the arts and humanities are central to the education of every student. A community-based partnership organization now more than 100 members strong, the DC Collaborative works to advance access to high-quality arts and humanities education experiences for all DC public and public charter schools. Working with our partners, the DC Collaborative produces such exemplary programs as Arts and Humanities for Every Student and Professional Development initiatives.
The Programs Assistant is an independent contractor opportunity, up to 35 hour a week part-time with the potential to grow into a full-time salary role after a 90 day probationary period. The Programs Assistant will work closely with the Program Manager and DC Collaborative team to coordinate logistics for the Arts and Humanities for Every Student (AHFES) and Professional Development (PD) programs and develops content in our monthly newsletters, other e-updates and social media marketing. Tasks include, but are not limited to:
Arts and Humanities for Every Student (AHFES) and Professional Development (PD) Programs (90%)
School Outreach/Communications and Registration Management
Distribute and track receipt of School Partnership Agreements and onboarding/ orienting new schools throughout the year
Conduct outreach to schools and assist with the online lottery to schedule trips in an equitable manner amongst all school partners and cultural institution members
Completes additional outreach targeting high schools and schools in wards 7 & 8, along with others in greatest need across the District
Update program content in the AHFES Online Catalogue and cultural institution feature pages
Coordinate with teachers and organization contacts to ensure timely/accurate registrations and other communications regarding field-trips and professional development workshops
Assist with online registration and database maintenance for the AHFES program
Assist with managing city-wide arts and humanities related contests and other community initiatives
Compile and analyze program and survey reports
Distribute and track receipt of post-trip surveys to AHFES providers, students and teachers
Attend field-trips to assist Programming Committee with observations/quality review as well as generate social media and Story Bank Blog content
Assist Program Manager in coordinating transportation for AHFES field-trips
Act as main point of contact for day of transportation and venue logistics
Contributes to the compilation and dissemination of the monthly Teacher/Key Communicator Newsletters and other e-communications
Develop content for the StoryBank Blog, social media marketing, miscellaneous marketing materials and other collateral
Other duties as assigned.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills
Obsessive attention to detail and ability to focus in an open-office setting
Ability to work on multiple and concurrent projects
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, G-suite, and Adobe Creative Suite
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in an arts administration, museum studies, business or comparable field
Prior experience in a non-profit arts or humanities setting
Prior experience with DC Public and Public Charter Schools
Working knowledge of HTML and website applications
Pursuing a graduate degree in an arts administration, museum studies, business or comparable field
Please submit a resume, cover letter and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating “Programs Assistant Application” in the subject line of your email.
The DC Collaborative is an E.O.E. and values diversity in the workplace.
Status: This is an independent contractor opportunity, up to 35 hour a week part-time with the potential to grow into a full-time salary role after a 90 day probationary period;
Compensation: Entry Level/ Commensurate with Experience