|Title||Community and Education Outreach Director|
|Organization||The Woodlands Arts Council|
|Location||The Woodlands, Tx|
Our strategic priorities are to: 1) present The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival and other community art events; 2) support performing and visual arts outreach programs to inspire at-risk students to stay in school; 3) provide community outreach programs to improve the quality of life through the arts. The Council is able to offer scholarships to aspiring young artists, and to develop partnerships with others to create a strong arts presence in the region.
The Director is responsible for facilitating, and on-going development of the year-round programs of Because Art Matters in four pillars of service; Mentoring Youth, Serving those with Special Needs and Circumstances, Working with Seniors and Forging Partnerships in the Community. Working as committee with sub-committees that report to the Council, the Directors duties include aspects such as scheduling monthly meetings, developing projects and programs, timelines, financial arrangements and budgets, event planning and management, marketing and public relations, creation of an annual strategic plan, monthly reports, special reports, grant reporting and measurement, and attendance at monthly Board meetings, in addition to conducting monthly committee and sub-committee meetings.
Coordinating, managing and staffing Because Art Matters Programs and Events and working with artists, program directors and staff, volunteers and school representatives. Development of new programs and projects, tracking and measurement of goals and objectives. Establishment, coordination, recruitment and management of the volunteer program. Management of the Spotlight on the Arts Gallery at The Woodlands Mall. Marketing and communications for Because Art Matters with social media postings and updates, help with content and maintenance of the TWAC Website press releases, media relations, preparation of marketing materials for all events and programs. Assist with The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival committee as an advisor in areas such as; on-site media contact and liaison with Artopoly Because Art Matters working closely with chairpersons to execute the programs and site logistics. Facilitation and management of the following programs; Dr. David Gottlieb Outstanding Teacher in the Arts Award, Student Art Scholarship Program, Master Artist Program, Early Inspiration Gallery (at WWAF), Art Dash Decorations and Entertainment (at WWAF), Artopoly Archway creation (at WWAF), POD’s Container Mural project, High School Photography Contest, Summer Art Workshop, Fast Draw Competition. Additionally, the Director is in charge of maintaining detailed data including descriptions of programs, people served, outcomes when possible and other measurements for an annual report (Infographic), and all other duties specified for the position.