• Full Time
  • Venice

Venice Arts

Venice Arts mission is to ignite, expand, and transform lives

Strategic Leadership & Management Oversight

  • Steward the strategic growth and development of programs.
  • Manage ongoing activities, with an emphasis on the Film & Digital Media pilot, a partnership with the LA County Department of Economic Opportunity, whose cyclical programs currently

1. Creative Conversations, a series with sector professionals.
2. Visual Storytelling, Production, and Editing Certificate, a paid, 160-hour program building creative and technical knowledge and skills, while preparing young people for paid internships.
3. The Creative Sector Internship program, with placement opportunities provided in a variety of creative companies.
4. The Editing Pre-Apprenticeship, including education/training and apprenticeship/early career placements.

  • Assure the development and management of relationships with current and prospective employers, whether for career panels, mentorships, field trips, shadowing, or work-related placements.
  • Build the CCWE Advisory Board through quarterly meetings and off-line relationships that allow them to contribute.


  • Assure CCWE’s teaching artists understand Venice Arts’ project-based, experiential pedagogy and its program-specific curricula
  • Oversee the development/refinement of curricula


  • Supervise teaching faculty, the Creative Career Counselor, and the Program Coordinator Reporting & Administration
  • Complete required reports from select funders and provide stories and images to the Director of Grants, as requested
  • Assure the efficient maintenance of all quantitative and qualitative program data, analyzing such data to assure the quality and impact of programs

The ideal candidate:
• Is a filmmaker, photographer, or multimedia artist with exceptional technical knowledge/skills
• Demonstrates experience in arts education and curriculum development; understanding of project-based learning a strong plus and at least 5 years of teaching experience preferred
• Demonstrates an understanding of the range of career pathway opportunities in the creative sector
• Understands the fundamentals of workforce development and both the opportunities and challenges to creative sector internships, apprenticeships, and early career job development
• Is an excellent people manager, working well with a team, as well as independently
• Is well-organized, highly detailed oriented, and able to manage multiple deadlines successfully
• Is comfortable analyzing visual, statistical, and anecdotal data
• Is an excellent verbal and written communicator
• Is entrepreneurial, resourceful, and flexible in a hands-on environment
• Possessing an M.A. an asset, but not required


How to Apply: Send résumé along with a brief (no more than 1 page) cover letter highlighting relevant experience to lynn@venicearts.org. No phone inquiries or walk–ins. Work samples, syllabi samples, and
additional information may be requested if an interview is scheduled.

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