JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Contractor (Part-time, Temporary Position)

Monmouth Arts is seeking an independent contractor to oversee Monmouth County's research for Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), a national study on the economic impact of the arts from Americans for the Arts. AEP6 studies the nonprofit arts and culture industry in the U.S to gauge the economic impact (jobs, government revenue, household income) of spending by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and the event-related expenditures by their audiences. Click here to learn more about the survey.

Monmouth Arts is looking for an outgoing, organized, self-starter to lead the study in the Monmouth County region. Work will involve working directly with arts organizations to coordinate data collection at art events across Monmouth County. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify, recruit and train volunteers to conduct surveys  

  • Work with Monmouth Arts staff to identify and train arts/culture organizations to participate in the study

  • Attend art events and lead survey collection 

  • Prepare completed surveys for analysis and submission to the national study

  • Develop an AEP6 timeline for data collection and analysis

  • Hold training webinars for area arts organizations and volunteers   


 Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience and interest in data collection and analysis are a plus 

  • Volunteer management experience

  • Training or facilitation experience

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects and priorities at the same time

  • Self-starter, decision maker, and problem solver

  • Enjoys networking and community building and is interested and engaged in the Monmouth County art scene

 

Details of this position:

  • Part-time Independent Contractor position through April 2023

  • A maximum of 10 hours per week

  • $18 per hour plus reimbursement for mileage

  • Attendance at local arts events required

  • Evening and weekend availability required

  • Must have own car

 

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Teresa@monmoutharts.org with the subject line Contractor.

Art Therapists/Social Workers (Part-time, Temporary)

Monmouth Arts is seeking experienced Art Therapists/Social Workers for the Creative Expressions Arts & Wellness Program. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Well-versed in a variety of modalities (visual art, dance, writing, and music). 

  • Conduct art lessons (typically or or two hours in length) that are developmentally appropriate, focused on the whole student, and build social-emotional learning as much as skills.

  • Work with Creative Expressions Coordinator and Teaching Artist to develop outlines and lesson plans that embody the goals of Monmouth Arts.

  • Communicate with administrators, teachers, students, and staff regarding the progress/status of the art program.

  • Provides interventions that increase emotional support to students during identified stress points to facilitate adaptive coping.

  • Other responsibilities include attending professional development sessions, assessments, meeting with the Creative Expressions Coordinator, and performing other duties as needed.

 

Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience working as a mental health professional.

  • Must possess the ability to provide clear and appropriate content with special consideration to the unique abilities of participants of all ages and demographics, both individually and as a group.

  • Possess a charismatic personality and motivate participants to enjoy themselves and feel inspired.

  • Must have the strong ability to lead programs with cultural competence and sensitivity.

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Confident in working with children and teens

  • Ability to work effectively in a team

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus 

 

Other: 

  • Willingness to travel to sites in Monmouth County

  • A car or other reliable mode of transportation is a must

  • A background check is required for employment

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

 

How to apply: Send an email with the subject line Creative Expressions and attach a cover letter and resume to Devan Brash, Creative Expressions Coordinator, at artsandwellness@monmoutharts.org

Teaching Artists (Part-time, Temporary)

Monmouth Arts is seeking experienced teaching artists for our Creative Expressions Arts & Wellness Program in the disciplines of dance (all types), music, drumming, writing, and visual arts who are committed to working with children and teenagers in Monmouth County. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct art lessons (typically one or two hours in length) that are developmentally appropriate with a focus on the whole student and build social-emotional learning as much as skills.

  • Must possess the ability to provide clear and appropriate content with special consideration to the unique abilities of participants of all ages and demographics, both individually and as a group.

  • Must possess strong presentation skills and connect with a diverse audience.

  • Work with Creative Expressions Coordinator and Art Therapist/Health Professional to develop an outline and lesson plans that embody the goals of Monmouth Arts.

  • Prepare and conduct culminating events, when appropriate. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the arts or arts-related field, or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrate expertise working as a professional artist for at least three years. 

  • Teaching experience with diverse age groups and educational settings

  • A foundational understanding of social-emotional learning

  • Strong classroom management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Willingness to attend meetings and complete paperwork in addition to teaching classes.

  • Possess a charismatic personality and motivate participants to enjoy themselves and feel inspired.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team

  • Must have the strong ability to lead programs with cultural competence and sensitivity.

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus 

 

Other: 

  • Willingness to travel to sites in Monmouth County

  • A car or reliable mode of transportation is a must

  • A background check is required for employment

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

 

How to apply: Send an email with the subject line Creative Expressions and attach a cover letter and resume to Devan Brash, Creative Expressions Coordinator, at artsandwellness@monmoutharts.org

Marketing & Social Media Intern

The Social Media and Marketing Intern will assist the team in promoting Monmouth Arts and the organization's members. They will create and edit weekly e-blasts, curate content for social media, track analytics, assist with website maintenance, and complete other office work as required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with a career focus on marketing, public relations, communications, and graphic design

  • Current enrollment in Associates, Bachelors or Masters degree program (or in a specialized High School program)

  • Strong understanding of social media platforms

  • Basic design skills and moderate understanding of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Interest in and enthusiasm for the arts
     

Regular Duties:

  • Create content for social media

  • Track engagement analytics across social media and email

  • Proof and edit press releases and other marketing materials

  • Help curate and edit Get Out & Get Art and Opportunities in the Arts weekly e-blasts

  • Act as an ambassador for Monmouth Arts, supporting our marketing campaigns online and on the ground by following us on social media, sharing our content, and recruiting other ambassadors

  • Work occasional events at Monmouth Arts, when appropriate
     

There is a stipend available for this internship, and school credit can be obtained through your institution (high school or college) with the necessary paperwork. Approximately 10-12 hours per week, schedule to be discussed. Monmouth Arts regular operating hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. This position is currently remote or hybrid.

 

How to apply: Send an email with the subject line Social Media and Marketing Intern and attach a cover letter and resume to Connie Isbell, Director of Membership & Community Engagement, at connie@monmoutharts.org.

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