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ÂÂMICAâs Pre-College Art and Design Residency Program is an intensive college-level experience designed to help participants make the leap from thinking like a high school art student to thinking like an artist making art that reflects a new level of skill and personal vision, communicating ideas about art in daily critiques, and building a professional portfolio of work. Designed for rising juniors and seniors (students ages 15 to 17), Our Program allows students to explore a thriving artistic community that honors its past while embracing the role of technology in art-making. The Program options give students the opportunity to select am art and design college experience that fits their schedule and needs. In conjunction with MICAâs Mission and Vision, our program provides a welcoming environment for all students through an inclusive community that values students of all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and expressions, creative abilities, religious faiths, political affiliations, and socio-economic backgrounds *Program is virtual for Summer 2021
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: This position reports to the Pre-College Program Coordinator and the Director of Youth & Community Education in Open Studies. The Assistant Coordinator (Community) coordinates and manages community building aspects of the Pre-College Art and Design Residency Program. For 2021 the residency program will begin July 2, 2021 and run through July 31, 2021. Â When the program is held on campus, The Assistant Coordinator (Community) is expected to live in residency on campus beginning two weeks before students arrive and throughout the duration of the program and will be provided with a meal plan.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with the successful implementation of the Pre-College program with the Pre-College Program Coordinator. The variety of tasks associated with this position involve administrative, clerical, physical, organizational and leadership skills
Work with the office of Open Studies, the Pre-College Coordinator and Office of Residence Life to ensure a safe and positive residential experience for Pre-College participants.
Schedule and manage/supervise student staff, the Community Assistants and Lead Community Assistant
Work with both the Academic and Program Coordinators to schedule staff
When necessary, serve as liaison between MICA Facilities Management and Pre-College regarding necessary repairs/work orders
When on campus, assign rooms/roommates prior to program start date, manage all activities and staffing for move-in and move-out days.
Model and enforce Pre-College program policies, rules, and regulations
Work with Pre-College Staff to prepare and implement Orientation for students
Â Attend/Schedule/Lead meetings and events as appropriate
Answer questions and manage/resolve issues related to facilities and staffing for the residential aspect of the program
Work with the Community Assistants to develop social and academic programming for students during the evenings and weekend hours
Acts as an ambassador for the program when appropriate
Develop, maintain and model healthy interpersonal relationships with all staff, faculty and students.
Maintain an open line of communication and support for students and their families
Provides supports, interventions, and referrals when appropriate for individual student needs
Conditions of Employment:
Successful completion of a background check, finger printing
Required to live on campus for duration of the program (when in person)
Available evenings and weekends
Training: June 21 - 25, 2021, willingness to potentially receive additional training as necessary
Student employees may work no more than 40 hours per week across all on-campus positions, and must prioritize the needs of this position.
Bachelorâs degree or work experience equivalent; preferably in Fine Arts, Art History, Art Education, or Arts Administration or equivalent experience
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with efficiency
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality
Experience managing college-level staff
High school or college teaching experience preferred
Familiarity with campus resources
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Â
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R1160
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.