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Special Programs Leader II- Fine Arts (30 hours) Part-time

Recruitment #160314-118200-001

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for the programs such as fine arts, theatrical arts and special events with a diverse population of adults, seniors, disabled and children. Tasks are of average difficulty and include teaching, instructing, and participating in a variety of activities. Under general supervision, the employee in this class of work performs the assigned tasks independently.  The employee is required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment in planning, teaching, conducting and performing activities for all ages and abilities.  The employee might be required to work varying schedules which might include nights and weekends, and to travel to various locations.  Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, promotes, and conducts recreational programs; teaches and/or oversees fine art classes for adults, children, seniors and/or the disabled; performs in a variety of visual art programs and/or teaches a variety of fine art classes; counsels participants as necessary.

Develops and teaches classes in fine arts such as ceramics, metalsmithing, drawing, painting, printmaking glass. 

Performs clerical work; prepares and submits reports; verifies purchase orders and requisitions; takes orders and purchases supplies for activities; checks in and puts supplies away; assists with inventory of supplies; receives monies from class participants and enters information into our tracking system; maintains records, logs, lists, and forms.

Inspects recreational/studio/workshop facilities and equipment to ensure safety; enforces proper safety practices, and occupational safety rules and regulations; oversees operation of assigned area in absence of higher level workers; ensures security of building.

Directs visitors at center/studio; answers phones and provides information concerning programs and use of centers.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledges, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of:   teaching techniques, materials, care of and use of equipment applicable to a wide variety of fine art activities.

Some knowledge of:  first aid and CPR; basic records keeping.

Ability to:  coordinate, teach and conduct classes and programs in fine arts; counsel and advise participants, maintain records and compile reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community groups, and the general public; perform activities requiring moderate physical strength and endurance; plan and conducts fine arts programs and classes; work with all age groups and disabilities.

Skill in: administering first aid and CPR; care/maintenance of recreational equipment such as loading and unloading of pottery kilns; mixing glazes for pottery classes; operating power tools.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school and completion of one (1) year of college with coursework in fine arts, or a closely related field;  with one (1) year experience in an instructional capacity, preferably in an instructional and/or art capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a: Standard First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate within six (6) months of appointment; valid Florida driver's license; some positions might require a Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class "C" with passenger endorsement within six (6) months of employment.

Examination

Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

Conclusion

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