Arts Director

    • Job Tracking ID: 512291-651835
    • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
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    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 02, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Club House Name: Willie Mays
    • Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description:

The Arts Director has general responsibility for the Crafts Shop and is directly responsible to the Program Director. S/he shall plan, organize, direct and control the program and maintenance of the Arts & Crafts program within the policies of the organization. S/he shall assume accountability for the results in achieving the outlined goals and objectives of the Arts & Crafts programs. This position is Full Time 30 hours per week during the school year and 40 hours during the week during the summer. The position is located at our Willie Mays Clubhouse. 




Program Management - 70%

  • Offer age appropriate industrial arts and crafts education experiences for membership including woodworking, ceramics, photography, printmaking, jewelry making, etc. to all members;
  • Conduct at least two exhibitions per year and participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America photography contest or similar events;
  • Assist the Program Director in bulletin board preparation and other Clubhouse art projects;
  • Plan and organize department programs, subject to the approval of Program Director;
  • Supervise the maintenance and operation of the department’s physical property, insuring club member safety at all times;
  • Direct and supervise department activities and all part-time staff and/or volunteers assigned;
  • Exercise authority in problems relating to the department;



Day to Day Tasks - 30%

  • Make daily statistical reports to the Program Director;
  • Attend all meetings, conferences and training as required, assist with any fundraising projects conducted by the Club and assist with all Club-wide special events;
  • Dress in clothing that is conducive to working with youth members in a youth development setting. Must wear a Club staff shirt when instructed;
  • Requisition supplies and equipment for the department; Any other duties the Program Director or Unit Director might deem necessary to the best interest of the Club and the overall organization;
  • At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco;



Experience and Skills:



  • Experience working with youth in industrial arts and crafts program;
  • Ability to develop and implement organized crafts programs and services;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated organization skills;
  • Current Red Cross first aid/CPR certification (within 90 days of employment);




  • Equipment and property accountability skills;
  • Record keeping skills;
  • Certification from an institute or college in the area of industrial arts and crafts




  • Must be able to lift 15 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for at least 1 hour
  • Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods




The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.