Website Wide Angle Youth Media

We’re looking for an experienced Program Director to lead and manage our top-notch teaching team in cultivating Baltimore’s next generation of media makers.

Wide Angle is more than an after school program, we are a diverse team of creatives dedicated to cultivating and amplifying the voice of Baltimore youth. Our programs inspire creativity and instill confidence in young people, empowering them with skills to navigate school, career, and life. Also, did we mention that we have an in house fee for service professional production house and graphic design studio?

A truly cross-functional role, the successful candidate will implement and oversee program development initiatives, program operations, talent recruitment/retention. Based in Remington, the teaching team of 10 will look to you for strategic direction, tactical problem-solving, and personalized mentorship. The job is challenging, but rewarding: you’ll be expected to increase our outreach efforts, improve our parent/student communication efforts, and drive recruitment.

This role can be the launch pad of your career. You’ll be expected to continually develop and master new skills, and with the help of our executive training program, you will also be able to focus on your personal career development goals within the organization.

This job comes with a salary of $55,000-$60,000 and generous perks and benefits (100% paid health insurance, employee opt-in and paid dental and vision), gym access, free parking, and professional development budget.

After first year eligibility for parental leave and retirement plan with 3% match.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a team of 10 media art instructors ensuring they meet their youth served goals, complete all projects as assigned, and maintain accurate and up to date paperwork.
    Develop and execute programmatic structures that support youth in social emotional learning, reflect trauma informed care practices, and teach the skills necessary for students to navigate school, career, and life.
    Report to the directors team on key programmatic opportunities, risks and needs.
    Build organizational brand awareness by representing us at community events and conferences.
    At the end of your first year, success would mean increasing the retention of students, managing the project deadlines for each program and curriculum development co-created by teaching artists and content area expert consultants, and successfully organizing two exhibitions of our staff and students personal work.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of progressive leadership and management experience
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Superior communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google Suite
  • Experience with ADP payroll or other similar HRIS systems

 

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree and/or Bachelors with equivalent experience

Teaching Experience, preferably in the BCPS system

Ability to adapt and thrive in a rapidly shifting non-profit landscape

Experience with Slack, Adobe Creative Suite and Canva

How to Apply

Submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and 2 writing samples to jobs@wideanglemedia.org with “Program Director Application: YOUR NAME” as the subject line. No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position. Learn more about Wide Angle at our website: wideanglemedia.org. Please note Wide Angle is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity in the workplace.

To apply for this job please visit www.wideanglemedia.org.

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