Current Openings


Job Title: Summer Avenger

Classification:               Full Time, Non-exempt, Temporary
Reports to:                    Education Director
Date Revised:                May 6, 2019           
Compensation:             The position is temporary but full time at 40 hours per week for 8 weeks. The position pays $30/hr.
Start Date:                     June 17 2019

Overview: Creative Alliance’s Summer Employment Teen Council program is a part of the Southeast Youth Collaborative (SEYC), a group of ten organizations. In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s YouthWorks program, these organizations provide meaningful work experience, employment training, enrichment, and community engagement for older youth living in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

The Summer Avenger’s role is to manage a group of 12 Teen Council members and serve their supervisor for five weeks. They must be able to clearly express themselves orally and in written format in English and in Spanish. Summer Avenger will also thoughtfully plan, implement, and be able to multi-task various projects.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with CA Education staff to develop Teen Council program goals, curriculum and weekly action plans
  • Supervise twelve Teen Council members, who work between 9 am and 3 pm, with a one hour lunch break, Monday through Friday. On Fridays, Teen Council members will participate in the Southeast Youth Collaborative summer service project through the facilitation of The Intersection
  • Schedule and plan fieldtrips Mondays to Thursdays
  • Participate in Southeast Youth Collaborative meetings and trainings
  • Provide Teen Council attendance reports and journals
  • Participate in administering job and life skills curriculum, enrichment activities, and field trips
  • Collect daily attendance and pre/post program survey data and evaluations from the YouthWorkers
  • Maintain up-to-date CPR and First Aid training certification for the duration of the summer

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Minimum two-years experience in leading multicultural groups of youth in service-learning and community service projects
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Excellent knowledge of Southeast Baltimore
  • Experience leading teenagers and/or high-school students in traditional or non-traditional settings
  • Minimum one-year experience organizing youth-led projects and groups in Baltimore/Baltimore County
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Submit to and pass a background check

How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Maria Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

Deadline: The position will be open until filled.

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

 


Job Title: Event Manager

Classification:               Part Time, Non-exempt
Reports to:                    Operations and Rentals Manager
Date Revised:                May 9, 2019           
Compensation:             $16 / hour and Employee Sick and Safety time

Overview: Event Managers are ambassadors for Creative Alliance, who work with staff, performers, volunteers, and patrons to ensure high caliber and memorable experiences at all events. This position mainly consists of evening and weekend hours during performances, screenings, and special events.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all patrons and performers
  • Preparing venue for performances including setting up audience chairs in theater
  • Manage bartenders, box office assistants, and volunteers
  • Prepare and reconcile cash banks and reports for box office and bars
  • Work with event lead and performers to ensure events run flawlessly and on time
  • Maintain tidiness of facility including end of shift clean up and trash removal
  • Close and secure building at end of shift
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Confident, take charge attitude, ability to multi-task, and real-time problem solve
  • Outgoing personality who enjoys interacting with people
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends; occasional weekdays, daytime hours a plus
  • 1-5 years managing events and/or performances 
  • 1-5 years Customer Service Experience
  • Experience handling cash
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops

Preferred:

  • Bartending or bar management experience
  • Box Office Experience
  • Ability to speak Spanish

How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to sheila@creativealliance.org

Deadline: The position will be open until filled.

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

 


Job Title: Education Coordinator

Classification:               Full time, Exempt
Reports to:                    Education Director
Date Revised:                January 9, 2019           
Compensation:             Salary Range of $38,000-42,000

Overview: The education coordinator assists in developing visual and performance art program for youth aged 4 to 17 at several schools and outreach sites and at workshops at Creative Alliance. The education coordinator manages the logistics for the education programs to youth in the nearby communities and provides assistance to the Education Director.

Principal Responsibilities:

Education Programming

  • Assist the Education Director in developing, planning, and implementing visual and performance arts programming for youth at Creative Alliance, schools and other public and private spaces throughout Baltimore.
  • Lead the recruitment and registration process of youth participants across all programs.
  • Work with marketing staff to ensure bilingual flyers and website pages are available for all programs, distributed as needed, and available in the lobby.
  • Develop and manage the school tour program in coordination with the Visual Arts Curator.
  • Organize calendar of events, workshops, and programs.
  • Coordinate logistics of programs including program finales, exhibitions, field trips, and workshops.

Support Part-time Education Staff

  • Assist with hiring, training, and onboarding of part-time education staff.
  • Hold on-site orientations for part-time education staff
  • Coordinate forms, flyers, journals, sign-in sheets, lesson plans, staff lists, and other resources needed by teachers.
  • Order supplies and snacks and monitor inventory for all education programs.
  • Act as a substitute teacher, program assistant, or site coordinator as needed

Grant Reporting and Financial Management

  • Assist Education Director with management of budget for all education programs
  • Generate check requests and credit card reports for education related expenses
  • Input and track program data in grant-related proprietary databases.
  • Assist Education Director with grant applications, financial and narrative reports, and program evaluation

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. All staff are expected to participate in key events such as the Great Halloween Lantern Parade, the Marquee Ball, and other such events.

Requirements:

  • Experience in an educational setting as a teacher, curriculum specialist, or other related position.
  • Experience working with K-17 children and youth.
  • Experience as a visual artist, filmmaker, performer/musician, writer or other creative endeavor
  • Reliable means of transportation for travel between program sites

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial relations and collaborate with diverse communities
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Fluent in Spanish, preferred

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to maria@creativealliance.org. Please indicate whether or not you are fluent in Spanish and whether you have a driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Deadline: The position will be open until filled.

 


 

Job Title: Box Office Assistant

Classification:   Part-time, Non-exempt
Reports to:        Office Manager
Compensation:  $12.50/hour

Overview: Box Office Assistants act as ambassadors for Creative Alliance, assist patrons, and help with day to day operations of the box office. This position mainly consists evening and weekend hours during performances, screenings, and special events.

Principal Responsibilities:

Box Office

  • Process ticket and donation transactions
  • Handle cash, checks, and credit card transaction with care and confidentiality
  • Enter data, create reports and queries, and maintain Salesforce/Patron Manager database
  • Complete daily deposit and close out procedures with accuracy

General Admin

  • Greet all visitors and provide excellent customer service
  • Answer and direct all incoming phone calls and voicemails
  • Handle customer complaints and concerns; address with appropriate staff
  • Maintain tidiness of building exterior, lobby, front desk, and main office
  • Record daily count of visitors to Creative Alliance
  • Assist other staff with administrative tasks as needed including post event clean up.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Outgoing personality who enjoys interacting with people
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Customer Service experience
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends; occasional weekday, daytime hours a plus
  • Experience managing multi-line phones
  • Database experience; Salesforce or Patron Manager preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish, preferred

How to Apply: Email your resume and interest letter to Vic Yambao, Office Manager: vic@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

Job Title: Math and ELA Academic Teacher

Grade levels available:     3rd grade
Classification:                   Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to:                        Site Manager and Education Director
Compensation:                 $35/hour
Dates:                                ASAP- June 20 except 1st Monday of the month;
                                           Professional development and trainings:
                                           First Monday of the month 4:30-7pm at Creative Alliance
Schedule:                          Mondays-Thursdays | 2:40-4:10PM
                                           (No after school on early dismissal days)
Site:                                   John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle: 6820 Fait Ave, 21224

Overview: Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success. We partner with various organizations and teaching artists to provide arts enrichment activities including theater, African drumming, dance, percussive music, ceramics, Mexican arts, video and intramural sports. Our academic enrichment is led by certified teachers, focused on improving math and language arts study skills, knowledge and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Academic Teacher supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Academic Teacher writes lessons for three weeks of instruction in ELA and Math, assess and develops plans to improve student’s performance with Academic Team.  Follows behavior management system. Additional hours may include: Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • Promote the mission of Creative Alliance and goals of After School program
  • Attend mandatory trainings and professional development workshops
  • Develop after-school lessons to improve student support and performance
  • Supervise and conduct 30 minutes of homework completion from 2:40-3:10PM
  • Work with school coach and Lead Academic teacher to develop extended learning curriculum for one grade level to at max 20 students: English Language Arts Mondays & Wednesdays, Math on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:10-4:10PM
  • Conduct daily student assessments as “exit tickets” for academics daily
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to teaching assistants and/or volunteers
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance
  • Implement incident reporting and safety protocols
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Maintain an orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Two years’ experience as certified BCPS teacher in K-8th grade
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with preference for grade level with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

Job Title: Math and ELA Academic Teacher

Grade levels available: K-8th grade
Classification:  Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: OST Manager
Dates: until JUNE 30 2019 
Compensation: $35/hour
Dates: until June 20 except 1st Monday of the month; Professional development and trainings TBD
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays | 2:15-4:15PM (No OST first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two schools: Tench Tilghman E/M School | John Ruhrah E/M School

Overview: Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success. We partner with various organizations and teaching artists to provide arts enrichment activities including theater, African drumming, dance, percussive music, ceramics, Mexican arts, video and intramural sports. Our academic enrichment is led by certified BCPS teachers at Tench Tilghman and John Ruhrah, focused on improving math and language arts study skills, knowledge and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Academic Teacher supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Academic Teacher writes lessons for three weeks of instruction in ELA and Math, assess and develops plans to improve student’s performance with Academic Team.  Follows behavior management system. Academic Teacher is hired at 2 hours a day and work for Creative Alliance by 2:15pm to review instruction with their program assistant, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • Promote the mission of Creative Alliance and goals of After School program
  • Attend mandatory trainings and professional development workshops
  • Develop after-school lessons to improve student support and performance
  • Supervise and conduct 30 minutes of homework help from 2:40-3:10PM
  • Work with school coach and Lead Academic teacher to develop extended learning curriculum for one grade level to at max 20 students: English Language Arts Mondays & Wednesdays, Math on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:10-4:10PM
  • Conduct student assessments for academics quarterly with support of supervisor
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to teaching assistants and/or volunteers
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance
  • Implement incident reporting and safety protocols
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Maintain an orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Two years’ experience as certified BCPS teacher in K-8th grade
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with preference for grade level with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

 

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