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Opportunities at ICP

Teen Academy Assistant

Date: April 2014
Department: Community Programs
Schedule: Part-time (20 hours/week)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Supervisor: Teen Academy Coordinator

SUMMARY

ICP's Teen Academy serves up to 450 high school students per year including seasonal ten-week darkroom classes, a yearlong advanced program for juniors and seniors called Imagemakers, and weekly Friday evening open labs. Working with the Teen Academy Coordinator, this part-time position is primarily administrative and organizational, providing support within all aspects of Teen Academy. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to providing exemplary photography education to diverse audiences as well as a solid understanding of darkroom practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Assist Teen Academy Coordinator in all Teen Academy related activities including outreach, program implementation, and assessment
• Maintain Teen Academy email database including student, parent, and educator contacts
• Prepare data for scholarship application process (50% of Teen Academy students receive scholarship)
• Maintain student image archive and regularly provide updates (images, activity shots, and artist statements) for the ICP website and promotional materials
• Maintain the Teen Academy alumni database
• Assist in preparing welcome packets and supply kits for incoming students
• Assist in preparation for final presentations and exhibitions
• Compile and organize statistical data for student demographics throughout the program
• Prepare and track equipment loans for students each term
• Maintain and update school visits and outreach calendars

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Update promotional materials for the program including flyers, applications, and eblasts
• Organize and inventory supplies on a regular basis
• Update comparative program research
• Additional responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

• BA or MA in photography, education, or related field

WORK EXPERIENCE

• 2+ years of office and administrative experience, preferably in an educational and/or photographic environment

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

• Solid understanding of technical aspects of black-and-white darkroom, color, and digital photography
• Strong verbal communication, writing, and public speaking skills
• Facility in working with people and particular interest in youth programming
• Strong administrative and computer skills (Windows, Mac OSX, Microsoft Office Suite)
• Punctuality and ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to keep open and clear lines of communication with supervisor
• Strong organizational skills
• Meticulous and careful with data input
• Commitment to providing superior customer service
• Ability to take initiative and enthusiasm as a team member
• Proficiency in Spanish language preferred