Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Fine and Performing Arts Program Coordinator (Art, Music, Theater/Communications)
DEPARTMENT: Instruction
FLSA: Exempt
LOCATION: Main Campus
LEVEL: Faculty
REPORTS TO: Vice President, Instruction
DATE: November 4, 2014
POSITION SUMMARY: A faculty member on a continuing contract within the division assigned to coordinate programming,
curriculum, assessment, accreditation, articulation, scheduling and other activities related to the fine and performing arts
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may
be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) Master's degree with a major in a subject field within the division or a master's
degree in a related field with 18 graduate credit hours; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and directly related work
experience in a career technical field within the division.
ESSENTIAL TASKS: Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s
 Coordinate programming in art, music and theater/communications.
 Plan, organize and implement recruitment of students to the programs
 Oversee assessment activities within the areas designated
 Communicate effectively in a professional, tactful and courteous manner with students, employees, faculty, and the
general public.
 Manage and coordinate the schedule of courses to ensure students’ completion of degrees and certificates and to avoid
conflict with other disciplines
 Coordinate appropriate learning activities; work with unit faculty to promote high quality learning experiences
 Select, assign, develop, evaluate and communicate with adjunct faculty
 Work with staff in Student Development, other academic units and satellite campuses to promote delivery of coursework
and programs as needed
 Represent the various departments and division, as requested
 Meet with other coordinators within the Fine and Performing Arts regularly to align activities and coursework.
 Work with faculty and staff as needed on accreditation activities and materials
 Prepare appropriate reports and other documentation related to the departments/disciplines
 Work with faculty in the related fields to design and implement programming to support students, deliver appropriate job
training and with career services staff to coordinate career advice
 Work with the Foundation and the Performing Arts Center Manager to coordinate programming for the community
 Attend meetings as required.
 Develop and implement strategies to maximize enrollment in the fine and performing arts programming and activities
 Attend advisory committee meetings and other meetings in order to build and maintain relationships with the
community, the college and other faculty.
 Prepare and conduct presentations and workshops as appropriate.
 Participate on college committees and professional organizations, as appropriate.
 Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Ability to perform all essential functions using safe work methods and following safety
regulations relating to job; ability to plan, organize and implement multiple tasks effectively; knowledge of the Family
Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); knowledge of college policies, procedures, and practices as they pertain to
instruction; knowledge of placement testing practices, policies and relation to the college curriculum
LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively in a tactful and courteous manner with a
variety of people, including students, employees, faculty, and the general public; read and interpret education-related and
technical journals; ability to analyze complex human relations situations accurately, and assist individuals in the resolution of
problems; ability to manage interpersonal conflict situations requiring tact, diplomacy and discretion; effective telephone and
customer service skills; strong interpersonal skills, including ability to relate quickly to a variety of people in different age
groups; ability to interact effectively with diverse student populations and a wide variety of co-workers; well-developed public
speaking skills; comply and enforce policies, procedures, and instructions; write, present, and discuss complex reports and
related documents and correspondence.
DECISION-MAKING and ANALYTICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished
in written, oral, and diagram form; ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish
facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to apply active listening techniques to encourage individuals to verbalize issues;
ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables.
EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE: Utilize current College and/or department information technology equipment, software and
programs; standard office equipment and department specific equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions;
extended periods of time viewing computer monitor. The employee may be required to work or meet in the evenings
and/or on weekends. The employee may be required to participate in meetings, conferences, and other activities
related to the operations of the colleges.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit
for prolonged periods of time; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 lbs; and to verbally communicate to exchange
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
I have read and reviewed the above job description with my immediate supervisor.
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DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees
within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities
and qualification required of employees assigned to the job.
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admission and employment and individuals with whom the Board of Trustees and college officials do business are hereby notified that East
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genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director, 005-D
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